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Very interesting as a detour on the way to Lakes Entrance, approx 3km off the Princes Highway, on a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Christine J
Brighton, United Kingdom
Great little place to visit

Definately worth a look at the history in this bridge. We have been several times now and each time... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Sale, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting as a detour on the way to Lakes Entrance, approx 3km off the Princes Highway, on a slightly rough road. Cannot go on bridge as it is unsafe.

1  Thank Christine J
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Definately worth a look at the history in this bridge. We have been several times now and each time we are amazing at the work that went into to it and history of the bridge.

Thank gippyhippy
Reviewed 6 July 2018

This is a superb relic of days of old … it's made from native bush timbers and is one of the longest and highest remaining examples of a timber trestle bridge in Victoria. When you follow the sign to arrive at it... you simply stand...More

Thank Crystalline4u
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Great walk straight after those big burgers at Mingaling waters was needed. we walked along the river and then up to the trestle bridge.

Thank BriannaH156
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We called in here on our back to Lakes Entrance from Buchan Caves. Glad we did! Although the construction is a great example of what our forefathers achieved in the early 1900's, it is unfortunate that it is badly deteriorating, however, still worthy of a...More

Thank _gdav2711
Reviewed 21 April 2018

We had been here a few years back but was pleased to see that it was being better looked after now. When there last you could walk under it but now it is all landscaped with native plants. There has been picnic tables added near...More

Thank pies1990
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Being a Victorian Railways fanatic I had to visit this bridge, one of the largest trestle ever built by the railways. A shame you cannot walk across at this stage. It would be great to see it restored. Well worth a quick detour if driving...More

Thank Michael &Marger... Q
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

What a little gem, just off the highway. An amazing treasure. Well worth visiting. Will not disappoint.

1  Thank Jase3444
Reviewed 24 March 2018

This is an amazing bridge given it's history. A really good stop off and a nice drive in the park serene scenery.

Thank Pam P
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

We had been planning to walk from Nowa Nowa, but the rain persisted and got heavier. The walk would have made the visit perfect. Access by road is via a well maintained all-weather track only a couple of kms off the A1 if you are...More

Thank Arbuthnott C
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