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Interesting historic structure

The old wharf used in the days of boats on the river carrying cargo such as the wool clip. Static... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard-Canberra
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Canberra, Australia
Lunch on the Lawns at the Bourke Historic Wharf

What a beautiful place to stop for a lunch break at the Bourke Historic Wharf. The lawns are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
whalleysfishing
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Bundaberg, Australia
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“darling river” (21 reviews)
“waters edge” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Sturt Street, Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The old wharf used in the days of boats on the river carrying cargo such as the wool clip. Static display.

Thank Richard-Canberra
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a beautiful place to stop for a lunch break at the Bourke Historic Wharf. The lawns are emerald green, the birds are fluttering around in the tree tops and the Darling River is flowing ever so slowly past this historic old wharf.

Thank whalleysfishing
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the middle of town you can visit this warm and follow stairs to the waters edge. It gives you a feel for both times past and for the extent the river can rise and fall.

Thank Mike C
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

The wharf on the banks of the Darling River is a very well preserved part of Australian History. A great place to just soak up the tranquility & imagine a bustling bygone era. It's interesting to take a walk down the steps and underneath the...More

Thank razza61
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

A very complex wooden multi level construction built at a time when Bourke was a major port for river traffictransporting Wool and other products along the Darling River in a now bygone era to and from towns and distant stations. The river was a lifeline...More

Thank best0ne2017
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

This large wooden wharf is one of the oldest links to a history of riverine navigation which predates the coming of the railways.

Thank PeterLangston
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Like Echuca in Victoria, Bourke is a remaining river port.A port that delivered the supplies to Bourke families,took away their produce(wool,usually) to the Sea.Look at the river as it is,look at the height of the wharf,that tells something about the variability of the river level...More

Thank Howard J
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

This wharf is a reconstruction of one of the three wharves that existed during the time Bourke was a major river port. Wool as well as household goods etc was ferried on the Darling river in both directions . Interesting to see the construction that...More

Thank Eva K
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

The Thai wife and I spent an hour here recently. It had been a goal of mine for many years to see Bourke and the Darling River and I was really impressed by the wharf/port structure. Would really have loved to see this river in...More

Thank BoganInParasite
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped off for a coffee and walk. Great history in this wharf. Well maintained. Would be great if more info at the site. Definitely worth a stop and walk down to the waters edge

Thank Toni V
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