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Boggo Road Gaol Prison Escapes Tour

Dutton Park, QLD - Show on map
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Highlights

  • Visit the infamous Boggo Road Gaol
  • Hear about some of the daring escapes
  • Expert guide with entertaining commentary

The infamous Boggo Road Gaol has a long, bloody past - it is one of Australia's oldest maximum security prisons and is the site of some very daring escapes! This tour will take you to the disused prison where your guide will entertain you with stories about escapes from Division 2.

What's Included?

  • 90 minute child-friendly Escapes Tour
  • Visits to the historic Number 2 Division, the Circle, Yards, Back Track, D Wing Cell Block and more
  • Expert guide

Based on the book Boggo Road Gaol Escapes Volume One by Jack Sim, this tour takes you into the heritage listed prison grounds to learn about its frightening criminals and their daring escapes. Visit the historic Division Number 2, the Circle, D Wing Cell Block and more while your knowledgable guide entertains you with stories. The tour covers 'Slim' Halliday's (the Houdini of Boggo Road) two successful escapes from the maximum security prison in 1940 and 1946.

Session Length

  • This tour runs on the second Sunday of each month at 11:00am
  • Tours runs for 90 minutes
  • Not available on public holidays, Christmas Day or New Years Day

Guidelines

  • Tour suitable for all ages
  • Anyone with any medical issues should consult their doctor before booking / attending the tour

Cancellation

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

  • At least 10 days notice is required to change a booking

Numbers on the Day

Maximum of 40 people per public tour.

Weather

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

Dress Code

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

Other Info

Recommended to bring a water bottle.

The prison is located in Dutton Park, QLD.