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Gloucester Tree

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Burma Rd | Gloucester National Park, Pemberton, Western Australia 6260, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I didn’t think I had a fear of heights until I climbed the Gloucester tree; 53 meters of iron bars driven into a tree trunk. Still, I made it up and the view was wonderful; and the climb down equally good!! We also did the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Magnificent tree once used as a look out to spot bush fires. Can drive on sealed road right up to it. Can be climbed to reach a viewing platform but not for the feint hearted. You must wear appropriate shoes if you want to climb...More

1  Thank westies501
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We visited The Gloucester Tree with friends on a recent touring holiday. I was the only one to climb the 53 meters to the top of the tree. It is definitely not for children but if you are reasonably fit then go for it. The...More

1  Thank Bruce C
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Entree to the park is 13dollars. The tree is more secure than I thought. The pins are really thick. It is the same path up as down so you will have to wait for other people to get down. It probably takes you 5min to...More

1  Thank Kim R
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful walking through the karri and marriage forests, together with a 65m tree climb. Stunning scenery very doable 10 km walk with reasonable fitness, the tree climb is not for the faint hearted and could cause a parental kid argument

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 3 June 2018

This is very interesting but only made it to about 15 steps and even then the spikes were freezing cold. Leave it to the younger generation.

2  Thank SandyFord16
Reviewed 3 June 2018

This is a great spot close to town. i am amazed in this day and age you can climb this tree, only for the brave hearted!! Well worth the look at least!

Thank Patrick K
Reviewed 22 May 2018

I didn't even try, but enjoyed watching her. A bonus: saw a lovely little wild parrot hanging out in the parking lot.

Thank TexJo
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Was to big for us to climb but amazing to see. 53m tall. Interesting to read the history of how this came about for the for fighting.

Thank Fussy_local
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Lovely climb. If you look ahead and not down climbing this tree isn't too scary - It's only 50+ meters tall, with rebar posts as 'steps' in a spiral formation going up the tree - light wire-mesh 'caging' surrounds you. No harness! The view at...More

1  Thank sailrobins
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RoyR1364
14 July 2018|
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Response from PatongaZ | Reviewed this property |
There are no restrictions on climbing the tree. If you slip and fall, you will die or be permanently injured. The climber takes full responsibility of their own actions. If your child is too young to take that... More
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Rach T
13 April 2018|
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Response from PatongaZ | Reviewed this property |
Only if they can climb... 😊
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Thomas S
23 December 2016|
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Response from Peter R | Reviewed this property |
Hi Thomas I would just use rope and metal bars for the "stairs" for you tree house. You could go to the nearest hardware store and pick up a set of ladder stairs made from rope and metal or aluminium bars.
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