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Located in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Boggo Road was one of the most notorious prisons of the Twentieth century. The former prison has reopened as a cultural-heritage tourist attraction which offer tours and events. Through Historical Tours...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Annerley Road | Dutton Park, Brisbane, Queensland 4102, Australia
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+61 411 111 903
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A really fun place for adults and older children. Lots of steps,so not suited to young children or the aged. Tour is very informative and it's great to hear the history of the place.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

the tour was excellent and our tour guide Romany was fantastic and very knowledgeable. She made us feel what it would be like if we were going into the prison as inmates .It was a great look at the conditions that they were living in....More

Thank robynacw
BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Robynacw, Thank you so much for your review! We love reading your feedback and we will pass it onto Romany as she would love to hear what you have said! We hope to "lock you up" again sometime in the future. Regards, BRG Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very enjoyable and informative history Gaol tour. Although a lot of the original Gaol is now demolished you still got to walk around 2 cell blocks, the quadrangle, the yard and the inner courtyard. Our guide had only been at the Gaol...More

Thank G18H
BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, We have loved hearing your feedback! We love to hear that you have had a great time on both our History Tour and Gallows Exhibit!! We hope to "lock you up" again sometime perhaps on one of our Sunday specialty tours! Hope you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting night ghost tour. Tour guide was good. started nearly 30mins late. We didn't see any ghosts or hear any. The history was quite interestingMore

Thank liamedean
BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Liam, Thank you for your review, we loved reading your feedback and how much you enjoyed hearing the history of the site! However, we are sad to hear of the late start, would you mind emailing us the details of it all and who...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great trip. Fun for the little ones as well as the teens and adults. So much history here in Brisbane at this site. An interesting look back in time. Guided tour was fantastic and the only way you can see behind the gates....More

Thank Chris P
BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Chris, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We love hearing about how much people love the Gaol here! We hope to "lock you up" again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a fun and entertaining day out. I took my Dad along as an early Father's Day gift and neither of us were disappointed. I love being a tourist in my own town and learning about it's history and heritage. Learning about the gaol's...More

Thank Quinten H
BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Quinten, We loved reading your review! Its always a pleasure to read that people have enjoyed our History Tour. Kim will be happy to hear you enjoyed her guiding your tour! Hope to "lock you up" again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 2 hours on the history and Executioner tours. Both were an amazing experience. The chills you get being in the place, hearing the story and how awful life would have been was amazing. Highly recommended!

Thank morrisni
BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Morrisni, Thank you so much for your awesome review! We appreciate that you have taken the time to review us on here. We hope to "lock you up" again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got an invite to join a small group to tour on the Ekka holiday. It was nice and quiet in the area so parking was not a problem and lots of other people had the same idea as us to tour the gaol. Our...More

Thank Greg S
BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Greg, Thank you so much for your review! We love hearing that you enjoyed our tour so much. We hope to see you again in the future and "lock you up" once more, perhaps visiting our Gallows Exhibit!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did a group visit to the goal on a beautiful winter's morning but that still did cover the sombre reality of what men and women went through 'doing their time' here. The tour is well put together, and provides an excellent historical insight of...More

Thank Trish C
BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Trish, Thank you for your wonderful review! We love hearing how amazing our Tour and our Guides are! We hope to "lock you up" again in the future on one of our special tours.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent. Everyday at 11AM there is a tour of some sort. Time it perfectly with advance internet booking to avoid disappointment. If you have a large private group, ring up to fix a convenient time. Jack and his team are doing extraordinary job.

1  Thank Rajendran R
BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Rajendran, Thank you for your review. We appreciate the time you've taken to review us! We are happy that you have enjoyed your tour and hope to see you again perhaps on one of our specialty tours in future!

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sandieBrisbane
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You should have no problem walking around the site and I am fairly positive that the guide will accommodate you should you have any concerns.... The only obstacle you may encounter which will definitely be not of bounds is... More
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