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Boggo Road Gaol History Tour

Dutton Park, QLD - Show on map
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Highlights

  • Visit the infamous Boggo Road Gaol
  • See original prisoner graffiti from the 1980s
  • Expert guide will entertain you with stories about the prison's bloody history

Explore the historic past of one of Australia’s most dangerous prisons - the Boggo Road Gaol. Discover over 100 years of history at Boggo Road; the crimes and daily life of prisoners, officer’s duties, and the stories of cell of escape artist “Slim” Halliday. Suitable for all ages.

What's Included?

  • 90 minute child-friendly history tour of Boggo Road Gaol
  • Visits to the historic Number 2 Division, the Circle, yards, F wing cell block and more
  • Expert guide

Step back in time and explore the mysterious history of one of Australia’s infamous prisons - Boggo Road Gaol. This 90 minute tour is like a history lesson - except it’s fun! We promise. Your experience guide will entertain you with stories from the prison’s inception in 1883 right through to the 1980s where prisoners routinely graffitied the cell blocks.

You’ll see this graffiti up close as well as F wing cell block where one of the many riots in the prison’s history was staged. You’ll also visit the heritage section of the jail and learn about the daily lives of the prisoners and about the duties of the guards.

Session Length

  • This tour is available from Sunday to Sunday each week
  • Starts at 11am
  • Not available on Public Holidays

Guidelines

  • Tour suitable for all ages
  • Anyone with any medical issues should consult their doctor before booking / attending the tour
  • Family price is valid for two adults and two children

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged with them directly according to this policy:

  • Cancellation within 0-5 working days of tour date: No refund granted
  • Cancellation within 5–10 working days of tour date: 50% refund granted (excluding credit card charges)
  • No shows or late arrivals: Refunds will not be given
  • The tour provider will only cancel your tour due to a sick staff member, dangerous weather conditions or staff injury
  • The tour provider will contact you about this and reschedule your tour

Numbers on the Day

Maximum of 40 people per public tour.

Weather

Tour runs in all weather, and will only be cancelled if conditions are dangerous.

Dress Code

Comfortable walking shoes must be worn. Hat, sunglasses and sunscreen is recommended, especially in summer. Bring umbrellas/raincoats in wet weather. Dress suitably for the weather.

Other Info

A plastic bottle of water/soft drink is recommended for participants (required if suffering of low blood sugar levels i.e. diabetic).

The prison is located in Dutton Park, QLD.