Richmond is home to the Award winning Kronosaurus Korner. Inside Kronosaurus Korner you'll find the only centre in Australia primarily dedicated to displaying marine reptiles, as well as a very special dinosaur. Minmi, with impressions of its fossilised skin, is considered to be Australia's best-preserved dinosaur skeleton. The Richmond Pliosaur here is Australia's best vertebrate fossil, and one of the world's best skeleton fossils.... more
The centre is home to over 400 fossil specimens dating back to the Cretaceous Period, 98 - 114 million years ago, when Richmond was part of the inland sea. Don't miss the themed theatrette and hand-held audio guides which are available for self-paced and self-guided tours.
If you find that you're infected with fossil fever after visiting Kronosaurus Korner, grab a map to guide you through the region's designated fossicking site. The friendly staff will be happy to identify your finds.
Relax in the Moon Rock Cafe and enjoy a meal or light refreshment and buy a souvenir to remind you of your visit. Kronosaurus Korner has to be seen to be believed!... less
Centre features a 'Kids Korner', Junior Fossicking Site (sand pit with fossils), books, puzzles, blackboard and a Dinosaur video to view. The display has an interactive bench for all ages. Interactive computer programmes.
There is access for guests with a disability. Fully accessible with disabled toilets and staff who can assist if necessary. All displays located on one level. No lifts or ramps.
The attraction has its own Cafe', serving light meals, sandwiches, pies, coffee, tea, ice-creams and cakes. Catering for tour groups is available upon request.
How To Get There
Kronosaurus Korner is situated on the Overlander's Way (Flinders Highway) at Richmond, 500 kilometres west of Townsville and 400 kilometres east of Mount Isa.
Free admission for locals (proof of residency should be provided).
|Adult||$12.00||01 Apr - 30 Jun|
|$6.00||01 Apr - 30 Jun||School aged children.|
|Concession||$10.00||01 Apr - 30 Jun||Proof of concession must be supplied.|
|Family||$30.00||01 Apr - 30 Jun||Based on a family of two adults and unlimited children.|
|Group||$8.00||01 Apr - 30 Jun||Per person charge for groups of 10 persons or more.|
|Student||$5.00||01 Mar - 30 Jun||Per person charge for groups of 10 students or more.|
* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.