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Convict Trail

Wisemans Ferry, New South Wales, Australia
+61 1300 762 344
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Brilliant historical short walk

National parks run occasional tours but you can do this walk yourself any time. I highly recommend... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wendy S
Narooma, Australia
via mobile

A fantastic morning walk - not only beautiful views but also an amazing history lesson. Cannot... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
via mobile
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Wisemans Ferry, New South Wales, Australia
+61 1300 762 344
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

1  Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Great adventure and very interesting hearing about the history in a very unique way. Great performers.

Thank pamela_davies55
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We walked part of the way up the Convict Trail to Hangmans Rock & it was great. There are historic memoribilia on concrete blocks along the trail.

Thank robyn l
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We parked on the southern side of the Hawkesbury River and caught the ferry back across where we were picked up by a small bus and taken (500 metres) to the beginning of the guided walk. The professional actors did a wonderful job in playing...More

Thank Kate B
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Visited the convict trail with no real expectation - we had picked up a leaflet elsewhere and thought it looked interesting. It was absoluty lovely. We parked about 500m from the north side of wisemans ferry and walked up Devines Hill. Really beautiful. Easily accessible...More

2  Thank KateL2611
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Great informative walk... lovely to imagine what they went through all those years ago. If you get the chance to do the guided walk then definitely do it. AMAZING

Thank Samantha W
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

The walk to the top of Devines Hill and down Finchs line took about 3 hours and included a lot of historic info and spectacular river views

Thank bdouble65
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We drove our car onto the Wisemans Ferry to cross the river, and drove north only about 1/2 kilometre, parked on the side of the road, passed through the tight access next to the main gate, and started hiking up Devine's Hill. This is the...More

2  Thank russell s
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