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Boggo Road Gaol

Annerley Road | Dutton Park, Brisbane, Queensland 4102, Australia
+61 411 111 903
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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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“history tour” (39 reviews)
“ex inmate” (20 reviews)
“cell blocks” (16 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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"history tour"
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"ex inmate"
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"cell blocks"
in 16 reviews
"night tour"
in 16 reviews
"prison life"
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"escape tour"
in 7 reviews
"exercise yards"
in 5 reviews
"living conditions"
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"back in the day"
in 5 reviews
"great stories"
in 6 reviews
"brisbane history"
in 18 reviews
"movie night"
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"park road"
in 7 reviews
"great tour"
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"eye opening"
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"tour group"
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"local history"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had the best tour today with Kevin...an ex Boggo Prison Guard with 22yrs longevity/experience. He was very honest and any questions answered. Very funny and informative also. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thank you Kim for a very informative tour of boggo road gaol. We can thoroughly recommend the history your. Kim was very patient with the children on tour. Professional.

Thank ladylols53
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited Boggo Road Gaol one afternoon on my own and being a true crime enthusiast (have visited many sites such as Alcatraz) I throughly enjoyed it! The tour guides Kim and Tegan were great and you can tell they have a vast knowledge of the...More

Thank piperward
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An informative and entertaining couple of hours at Boggo Road Gaol with ex inmates Wayne and Mark. It’s a good way to see the prison and get insights into life there before it closed in the 1990s. You get time with Mark and Wayne to...More

Thank Sonofabob
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our tour with Wayne who was very informative and made it even more interesting with his past stories of the Gaol. Would definitely go again and highly recommend.

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

Hi Michelle M, Thank you for your review of Boggo Road Gaol's Prisoner Tour! We are so glad you enjoyed your tour with Wayne - we will pass on your feedback to him. Thanks again, we look forward to "locking you up" again soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide was Sam, he obviously loves the gaol and it's history and put his all into the tour. I took my 16yro niece and 78yro mother and they both enjoyed it. Lots of history that isn't taught in school. Great night out if...More

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

Hi Steve H, Thank you for your review, however, we feel that this review would be appreciated on Ghost Tours Australia's TripAdvisor page as they are the ones who run the tours here at the Gaol! Thanks,

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My experience here was absolutely awesome, our tour guide was Jack and he did an exceptional job at telling the history of the Gaol and was very easy to hear from wherever you were standing. Jack then took the Gallows tour and again did a...More

Thank nburw2
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BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi nburw2, Thank you for your incredible review of the Gaol! We are delighted you enjoyed having our Managing Director, Jack, as your tour guide. We loved reading your feedback on the delivery of the tour and the great feedback on our new exhibit detailing...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the history tour today followed by the Gallo tour both guided by Jack who was full of stories & information and kept us all captivated throughout both. We seriously loved every minute of it and it captivated your imagination as you walked through...More

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

Hi YvonneBu, Thank you for your incredible feedback on our Boggo Road Gaol tours! We were thrilled to read your fantastic feedback about your family being captivated by the tour while stepping foot into this century-old Gaol. We are so glad to hear about your...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have lived in Brisbane for many years, but had never been to visit Boggo Road Gaol. I've visited many historical gaols in Australia, so it was time to do one in my hometown. What a fabulous experience! Jack was our guide and full of info...More

Thank wizkid68
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BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi wizkid68, Thank you for your wonderful review! We are glad you enjoyed the 11am History Tour and Gallows Exhibit detailing the capital punishment era in Queensland. We are glad you finally visited your hometown's Gaol! We would like to think we are definitely in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on Saturday and it was school holidays so lots of kids there. Seventy people were on the tour but everyone could hear and fit in. Our tour guide was Kim and she was very good. You could ask questions without any problems and she...More

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

Hi Allison, Thank you for your review of the Boggo Road Gaol History Tour and the new tour of the Gallows Exhibit! Thank you for letting us know how well Kim did, she is currently our most popular guide! We will pass on your great...More

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sandieBrisbane
19 April 2016|
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Response from 0000pts | Reviewed this property |
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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