The Visitor Centre is the gateway to the Tralee Bay Wetlands Nature Reserve which offers an interactive wildlife exhibition, guided nature boat tour, 20 metre viewing tower, bird hides, nature board walk.
Facilities at the Visitor Centre include:
- Reception Area
- Tourist information Leaflets
- Lakeside Café/Bistro with outdoor Deck area
- A Gift Shop Area
- Baby changing facilities
The centre's contemporary design showcases timber frame construction from renewable sources while embracing the landscape it sits in. The large area of glass to the front of the centre captures the magnificent views over the activity lake in addition to maximizing passive solar gain making the building highly energy efficient.
Environmental sustainability and energy efficiency is continued throughout the design with the use of solar water heating panels.