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Boggo Road Gaol

Annerley Road | Dutton Park, Brisbane, Queensland 4102, Australia
+61 411 111 903
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90-Minute Boggo Road Gaol History Tour in Brisbane
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Boggo Road Gaol Ghost Tour
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Boggo Road Gaol Ex-Inmate Tour
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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…
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“ghost tour” (40 reviews)
“ex inmate” (13 reviews)
“night tour” (13 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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hubby and I did a ghost tour and it was okay but the weather was stinking hot, so having to stand in the direct sun whilst the guide spoke was a bit too much. Worth a visit though.More

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

Hi CGCarlaJG, Thank you for your review of your experience of Boggo Road Gaol - we are pleased to hear you found it worth a visit. The Gaol has some fascinating history and ghostly tales. Sorry to hear you found the weather hot on the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did this tour last Saturday with tour guide Kym and 6 other visitors. Kym is a great guide and presents her knowledge in a genuine manner. Most of us on that tour can remember the gaol's riots and reputation from the 80s. Way back...More

Thank kayelesley
BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear kayelesley, All of us at Boggo Road Gaol would like to thank you for such a lovely review of the Gaol and Kim. We always share the reviews left here with the guides and staff at the gaol, and Kim is so pleased to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kim our tour guide was magnificent. She shared great stories and insights into the history of this goal. Was a sobering visit to see how in only 1989 some of our convicted men and women were living. a very surprising tour.More

Thank Melissa H
BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Melissa H, We are so pleased to learn that you thought Kim was magnificent as a guide - she and all of our staff are so passionate about Boggo Road Gaol and it's sobering history. Thank you for taking the time to review us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my third tour at Boggo Road. Every tour is just as intersecting as the others. I gave taken kids ranging from 10 to 14 on the history and escape tours and they rank these tours as the best thing they did while on...More

Thank Keith H
BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Keith H, Thank you for your review and supporting Boggo Road Gaol. Jack Sim - your tour guide and managing director of Boggo Road Gaol is so pleased to hear that you and the children enjoyed the tour so much! It is a high...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I went on one of the guided tours. The young lady tour guide was very knowledgable and tailored her presentation to the whole audience. I myself and my children found the visit and tour worth while. Only improvement would be allowing more...More

Thank Justin V
BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Justin V, Thank you for your fantastic review of the Boggo Road Gaol history tour and your guide. It is great to hear that you and your children enjoyed the tour and found it worth while. Thank you for your feedback about adding additional...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another day out being a Brisbane tourist. We had never visited here before and we found it to be very informative and interesting. Having grown up around the area and in the era when the riots occurred in the 1980's, it was very interesting to...More

Thank AprilHay
BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi AprilHay, Thank you for your review and sharing your experience on the History tour. It's great to hear that you enjoyed it and found being inside the cell blocks where the riots took place was interesting - the gaol certainly has a rich and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a history tour of the boggo road gaol and obviously the guide knew a lot and was very interesting and informative. The commentary never got boring and we got to do a bit of exploring ourselves of some of cells. There's also a...More

Thank archernador
BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear archernador, Thank you for your 6/5 review! We really are so excited to hear that you enjoyed the tour and the history of the gaol! Your review will be passed onto the guide who took your tour and Mr Jack Sim who is the...More

Reviewed 20 June 2017

On a very hot day we struggled a little but could be in shade most of the time. We had our granddaughter with us and she enjoyed the tour as well. The guide was excellent and we learnt such a lot.More

Thank Marilyn D
BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Dear Marilyn D, Thank you taking the time to share your experience of Boggo Road Gaol. We appreciate your feedback about heat and shade, but glad you and your granddaughter enjoyed learning about the prison history. We look forward to seeing you again on a...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017

The 90 minute guided tour of Boggo Road Prison by Kim was very informative and gave a good insight into prison life in the 1900s. The facility is unchanged from its last days in 1989. The TV in the prison yard was a surprise. Worth...More

Thank Frank V
BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Dear Frank V, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience of the Boggo Road Gaol History tour with Kim. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed it and found it to be interesting and worth a visit. We hope to...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

took my boyfriend here for his birthday as he is really interested in history, especially crime history. this was very interesting and a lot of fun. wish we could go exploring more around the Jail but understand that its not possible. highly recommend.More

Thank Jessica P
BoggoRoadGaol, Public Relations Manager at Boggo Road Gaol, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Dear Jessica P, Thank you for your 5 star review of Boggo Road Gaol - we are so pleased to hear that you and your boyfriend enjoyed the history of the Gaol. We hope to see you again soon on another tours, event or movie...More

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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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