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The Ship That Never Was

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Strahan Visitor Centre Amphitheatre | The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
+61 3 6471 7700
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Great play!!

Nice play to watch, and to to perticipate!!!! Really enjoyed it. Thé two men played it really... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jeroeno306
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Hasselt, Belgium
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Excellent

Highly recommend this 1 1/2 hour play. It was Informative, funny and got the audience involved both... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
O4235DRsimoneb
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Melbourne, Australia
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Strahan Visitor Centre Amphitheatre | The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice play to watch, and to to perticipate!!!! Really enjoyed it. Thé two men played it really good!!!

Thank jeroeno306
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend this 1 1/2 hour play. It was Informative, funny and got the audience involved both young and old.

Thank O4235DRsimoneb
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This show was great. The full house showed how good of a reputation this show has and it's great fun. The improvisation and energy from the actors was great and how they pieced the boat together was great to watch. Getting pulled up on stage...More

Thank Jls8_adl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very impressed about the way everything we did in Strahan was connected without any information repeated. This show is so much fun for both adults and kids! Well done, complimentary to the Gordon River Cruise Convict island visit and so interactive. No wonder this show...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a pantomime about a ship called the Frederick built by convicts on Sarah Island. The 1.5hour Show show is outside next to the visitor information centre under a big sail. The show has been running continuously for 24 years. The whole show is...More

Thank Anita R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great fun for adults and kids alike. This show has been running for around 24 years, and is top family entertainment. It's based on local history, and the two main actors are a hoot. During the show, members of the audience are conscripted to take...More

Thank Salty2010
Reviewed 1 week ago

The fact that this production in a small place such as Strahan has run for 24 years is of itself an indication of enduring quality. Its convenient 5.30 pm start fits in well with the timetable of those who have been on a river cruise...More

Thank KBofLB
Reviewed 1 week ago

We first time we saw this play was 12 years ago and it is still as wonderful today as it was then. The two actors do a brilliant job of telling the story of the "Frederick" and the escape of the convicts from Sarah Island....More

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great local play with plenty of audience participation and humour. Plenty of laughs and good way to learn a little bit about the history of the men of Sara island. The two actors did a wonderful job. Enjoyed it much more than we thought we...More

Thank bandj85
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time watching the antics of two actors and conscripted players in this play based on local history. Good fun at a good hour of the day. Great finish to a good time in Strahan, having cruised the Gordon River earlier in...More

Thank mytimenow2011
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Kate S
29 October 2017|
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Response from OzHolly | Reviewed this property |
SUMMER The Ship That Never Was - Live Performances - September to May: Where: At the Richard Davey Amphitheatre, next to the West Coast Information Centre When: Every Day at 5.30pm How Long: approx. 1 hour 15 min How... More
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260364kim
10 October 2017|
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Response from Judy S | Reviewed this property |
Buy your ticket at the door.
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sn00kies2
6 February 2017|
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Response from Paul R | Reviewed this property |
It is just on the wharf in Strahan. In front of where the red boat leaves. You should not need to book. It was busy, but plenty of seating. You can book where you book cruises and train.
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