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Great WW1 Story

Great stories and pictures of a German community interred in Berrima during WW1 - what a great time... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
jas0nc75
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Canberra, Australia
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Very Interesting

Was very interesting to learn the history of the interment of the Germans living in Berrima. The... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Lynda O
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Sydney, Australia
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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All reviews interesting walk close to town world war excellent signage internment camp the pub campground oxley platypus bush parts path germans huts goal photos gaol
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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Great stories and pictures of a German community interred in Berrima during WW1 - what a great time they had!

Thank jas0nc75
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Was very interesting to learn the history of the interment of the Germans living in Berrima. The walk along the river was lovely we saw a platypus.

Thank Lynda O
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We did this walk recently with our baby (in a carrier) and friends who had young children. Its a lovely walk and not overly taxing but the kids seemed more interested in the bush (and the creatures living in it) than staying on track!

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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

The river walk is a very interesting walk along the bank of the Wingecarribee River. It traces the history of the internment camp for resident Germans during World War 1. Information is provided by way of captioned photos and is very informative. It also follows...More

Thank Graeme J
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This river walk, when combined with the exhibits at The Berrima Court House and The Berrima Museum is an outstanding part of the town. With the ability to walk along the banks and see via the plaques established what life must have been like during...More

Thank weeksy_j
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Nice short, scenic and relaxing walk. A good way to stretch your legs while touring and sight seeing all day.

Thank got2bebiking
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Walked here with a friend not expecting much but after the guide in the courthouse museum suggested it we headed to the start in the campground. Sunday @11 it was very quiet. We strolled through the bush on a very easy track with excellent signage,...More

Thank Judith P
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

From the end of Oxley St where the campground and picnic area is, there is info about the war use but a trail also continues south and you can access it from the street between the courthouse and he gaol or further south near the...More

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Prisoner of war camp during World War I (1915-1919). The work starts at the campground and has excellent signage. There are remains (foundations) of some huts a period photos showing the proud owners! A Definite recommendation 1962oos

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

A lovely new thing to do in Berrima. We went to the museum first and got some background to the German internment camp in WW 1 and that helped to understand the significance of this area. The signs with photos also helped to try to...More

Thank alis0n29
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