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Spiky Bridge

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Tasman Highway A3, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good49%
  • Average23%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“worth a stop” (26 reviews)
“convict built” (13 reviews)
“the main road” (20 reviews)
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Tasman Highway A3, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for a quick look on our way past. Interesting history and a very interesting looking Bridge!

Thank Alyx M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a stop to read the board and see the history of the area. Blink and you'll miss it so be on the lookout

Thank eln1234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All the times I've driven up and down the east coast I've never noticed this bridge before. Well worth a stop and read about the history.

Thank Meegs62
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Had never heard of it but we were just passing by, Interesting colonial structure. Very wide for herding stock across which made it very unusual.

Thank Roger H
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Worth a quick stop. It was only 20 metres from the main road and easy to find. It had a great little storyboard which explained the history and was well worth the stop.

Thank David S
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

A hand wrought feat of engineering that endures to this day. Well worth a break in the drive to take it in and pay respect to our convict heritage.

Thank hmmtmail
Reviewed 4 June 2017

The bridge looks definitely interesting and unusual. When bypassing it makes sense to stop for 5 minutes. I would for sure not go there to see only the bridge

Thank ThRued
Reviewed 3 June 2017

You don't see too many structures like this anymore and when you come across it just off the main road at Spiky Beach you are draw to a closer look to see how it actually remains intact with no mortar or cement to form the...More

Thank Raymond H
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped at the Spiky Bridge to have a look and take some photos. Interesting and historical. Worth stopping.

Thank DotO509
Reviewed 28 April 2017

What an interesting little structure on the way out of Swansea to Hobart. Worth a 15 minute stop to admire the interesting architecture and history of this bridge.

Thank Martin C
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