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Amazing piece of history

Found this road with my daughter and her husband. We walked the first part of the trail and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
annielizie
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Western Australia
What a treat

Loved this trail! Unfortunately time didn't allow to do more than the first half of the trail but... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Katrina H
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Fairfield, Australia
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Wisemans Ferry, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this road with my daughter and her husband. We walked the first part of the trail and marvelled at the engineering. The information and plaques along the way are excellent and present an piece of New South Wales history. Well worth the drive to...More

Thank annielizie
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Loved this trail! Unfortunately time didn't allow to do more than the first half of the trail but what an eye opener. There is some beautiful views on your way up the first trail. Would really love to do more, if not all of the...More

Thank Katrina H
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This is a remarkable way to spend a couple of hours whilst in Wiseman's Ferry. It's fascinating from a historic perspective, an engineering perspective, and as a reminder of the misery and hardship of that era. The road is beautifully looked after (thank goodness they...More

1  Thank TravellingPeteShow
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Our extended family, (teenagers to seniors) did the walk and absolutely loved it. To see the beautiful intact civil works performed by convict labour, working in pretty dire circumstances, 200 years ago, in a remote location, was a real delight. I am soo glad that...More

2  Thank russell d
Reviewed 25 May 2018

This was a really nice walk with lots of stopping points giving fantastic information about the lives of the convicts and soldiers who built this amazing road

Thank Cutdimond
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Take the kids this is the best history lesson. Wonderful walk, amazing views, chilling history of chain gang work and a great engineering skill and hard work. Just do it

Thank Norm D
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We visited on a particularly hot day in December. The trail up Devine's Hill was really informative and we looked forward to reaching each new information section. At the top of the hill, rather than return down Devine's hill, we decided to follow the Finches...More

1  Thank ChrisGibbs
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

National parks run occasional tours but you can do this walk yourself any time. I highly recommend the 2 km one-way walk up Devine’s Hill. National parks have done a wonderful job with interpretative signage and sculpture so you never feel like it is an...More

7  Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

A fantastic morning walk - not only beautiful views but also an amazing history lesson. Cannot recommend this enough!

Thank Antlinpetersar
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We nearly drove past the cemetery as it is very small at the side of the road, a lot of the headstones had fallen over but we could see that there were families that we're all together.

Thank Linda B
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