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fascinating goldrush era history

Craig has such a wealth of knowledge.. truly extraordinary! Seeing the oldest building west of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dattraveller
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Sydney, Australia
History Brought to Life

If you want a lively and detailed insight into colonial Australian life, this tour is for you... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Tim O
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Camperdown
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At Blind Freddy's Bushranger Tours we offer visitors to the NSW Central West an opportunity to revisit the bushranging era of the 1860s. Our expert guide will take you to the actual locations where the likes of Frank Gardiner, Johnny Gilbert and Ben...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Canowindra, New South Wales 2804, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Craig has such a wealth of knowledge.. truly extraordinary! Seeing the oldest building west of the mountains (Croote cottage), the actual ruts from the coaches taking the gold from the goldfields, developing an understanding of how hard life was in those days... all amazing. The...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

If you want a lively and detailed insight into colonial Australian life, this tour is for you. Craig is a natural and entertaining raconteur who knows how to balance a detailed analysis of history with a damn good yarn. I have a better than average...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

What a wonderful experience, Craig knows his Bushranger stuff we took the 1/2 day tour and had a thoroughly enjoyable time. Visiting the site and the areas visited by Frank Gardiner and Ben hall and the gang. Each location is backed up with anecdotes and...More

1  Thank Kev Y
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I recently had the pleasure of going on one of the half day tours. I learnt so much about Australia's early history, seen some amazing places, met lovely people, and enjoyed a delicious meal served in a beautiful garden. All together it was a wonderful...More

1  Thank Margaret W
Reviewed 15 September 2017

What Craig doesn't know about bushrangers hasn't been researched yet. A wonderful day out featuring a walking tour of Canowindra, a visit to Escort Rock and a historic home in the area. Craig is the perfect host bringing the gold rush and bushranging era to...More

1  Thank Stocky54
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I was fortunate enough to do an half day bushranging tour with Craig during the June 2017 long weekend. I am passionate about Australian history believing our histories are not known or told widely enough. Up stepped Chris in Canowindra. Craig took us through the...More

1  Thank vandiem0nian
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We had a great half day tour with Graig he is a walking encyclopedia a wealth off knowledge... about our past history (awesome day).Topped off by Jo"s delicious home made stew and damper to finish the tour.If you like Australian bushranger history you won't be...More

1  Thank hellenslott
Reviewed 8 October 2016

What a great morning out! We went on a small group walking/driving tour with Craig "Blind Freddy" for a few hours around Canowindra. Craig is just full of knowledge about the bushrangers of this area and delivers his talk with a great deal of enthusiasm....More

1  Thank Marion C
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We were so pleased that we took the time to book a walk/talk through Canowindra with Blind Freddy - he captured our attention from the word go. Our narrator was full of enthusiasm for our Bush Ranger History and his glorious beard certainly adds to...More

1  Thank Laurel W
Reviewed 16 August 2016

From the first word Blind Freddy (Craig) had all our attention.. Starting with a brief walking tour of Bush Ranger sites in the village, through to the extensive explanation of the infamous Gold Escort Robbery Site and other related actions near Eugowra then on to...More

1  Thank Aussie-Arthur
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