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Boggo Road Gaol

Annerley Road | Dutton Park, Brisbane, Queensland 4102, Australia
+61 411 111 903
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1.5-Hour Tour of Boggo Road Gaol in Brisbane
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1-Hour Boggo Road Gaol Tour With Ex-Inmate Guide In Brisbane
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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, Historical Re-enactments, Educational Experiences, Functions & Events – the drama and stories of human beings, their failings and their achievements, within the walls of Boggo Road Gaol, are brought to life.Enter. Escape the 21st century…
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ex inmate” (20 reviews)
“cell blocks” (15 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Annerley Road | Dutton Park, Brisbane, Queensland 4102, Australia
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+61 411 111 903
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went on the 1.5 hour history tour. Very interesting, great informative guide with lots of information and stories, exceeded our expectations.

Thank AliWevesham
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the historical visit tour, highly recommended. Kim, the guide, was extremely knowledgable and the length of the tour, about one and 15 mins, is about perfect. Would love to do one of the other tours with a former guard or prisoner.

Thank peterstebbings77
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BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi peterstebbings77 It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed Boggo Road Gaol's History Tour! We're glad you enjoyed Kim's company, i'll be sure to pass the message on. We hope to host you again soon at Boggo Road Gaol!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This gaol was very intresting! It had a lot of detail about how the prisoners slept and lived. Thanks!

Thank mjmallett23
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BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi mjmallett23 Thank you for your great review! We hope to host you again soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Congratulations to Jack for being a wonderful and knowledgeable tour guide! We did the history tour! Jack and his 20 years experience working at Boggo Road, left my kids and I totally engaged and interested with his wealth of knowledge! We were very impressed with...More

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

Hi Meagan H, Thank you so much for your incredible review! We're glad you and your family enjoyed having Jack as your guide; I will pass your comments onto him. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this jail on April 12, 2018. The tour guide, Jack, did an excellent job. We got more than our moneys worth and loved all the stories he told about the history of this place. I would recommend it for ages 8 and...More

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

Hi Spiwakj, Thank you for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your tour. Our History Tours are for people both young and old so that they are free to explore and experience the Gaol at any age! We hope to host you again soon.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We finally had the opportunity to visit the Boggo road Gaol and be part of the history tour. I would absolutely recommend this tour for everybody. Intriguing stories shared by our wonderful tour guide who knew her history of the gaol. Would love to have...More

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

Thank you for your review! We're glad you and your family enjoyed your tour. We're sorry you feel you didn't have enough free time. Our History Tours go for approx 1.5 hours with time for everyone to explore each location the visit inside the Gaol....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been wanting to do this for a long time, and I’m glad I finally did. Fantastic tour, tour guide was great, full of great stories about Brisbane’s iconic prison. Happened to go on a day where there were prisoner re-enactments which were great. Will definitely...More

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

Thank you for your great review! We're glad you and your family enjoyed your tour. Our prison players appear on the 1st Sunday of every month, so we're glad to hear that you enjoyed the re-enactments! We hope to "lock you up" again soon!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the History Tour . Brilliant. Totally recommend it to everyone. Tour Guide was lovely and really knows her stuff!

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

Hi Amanda J, Thank you for your great review! We're glad you enjoyed your tour! We hope to "lock you up" again soon!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ghost tour was very informative, and to walk through what used to be a gaol in Brisbane, was fantastic! To walk through and see what their cells looked like, where they went for tasks throughout the day, and the warning before entering anything that...More

Thank stephdyson91
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BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi stephdyson91, We think you were looking for the Brisbane Ghost Tours TripAdvisor page! However, we will pass the great feedback on. We're glad you enjoyed the tour and hope to host you again soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great way to spend a day. The tour was very good and made excellent by the tour guide who was very informative. Well worth a visit 5* 👍🏼👍🏼

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

Hi Hutdjbddrkml, Thank you for your great review! We're glad you enjoyed your tour. We hope to "lock you up" again soon!

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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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