Interpretation Centre


Opened in 2018, Similajau's Interpretation Centre offers modern and interactive exhibits covering the park's flora, fauna and natural history. In front of the centre, don't miss the impressive skeleton of a Cuvier’s beaked whale that washed up on the shores of the park in 2017.

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