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A great view and up and down the Darling

Easy to find and easy to access. The sturdy deck (replica wharf) is a great place to look up and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
DDSWM
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Kurri Kurri, Australia
visiting the wharf.

While visiting Bourke I ventured into town and after went to see the historic wharf. It was a... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
junky10
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Rockingham, Australia
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Sturt Street, Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Easy to find and easy to access. The sturdy deck (replica wharf) is a great place to look up and down the Darling river. The Crossley engine is close to the wharf but it closes for the summer. If in town is a good place...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2018

While visiting Bourke I ventured into town and after went to see the historic wharf. It was a lovely day, the sun was shining and it was a good day to go exploring.

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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Past floods destroyed the original but this modern replica is very well done. It evokes the great days of Bourke as an inland freight terminal and ther is a paddle wheel steamer offering short sightseeing trips. We enjoyed the wharf and the views up and...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2018

Not much to do but have a look. You can walk down the stairs to under the wharf and their is some information about the place up the top. Not much else.

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Historic wharf on the Darling River. Great picnic spot. The highlight was the old Crossley engine on display

Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Just a beautiful quiet spot near the old steam train. Views galore and amazing stories to hear about the local kids jumping into the water during high rains. Worth the visit for a picnic.

Thank Yasmine Y
Reviewed 19 August 2018

An icon of a past working river has been recently rebuilt. The wharf offers an excellent view of the river, with a cacophony of Cockatoo's chattering to each other Wonderful spot to visit

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Reviewed 2 August 2018

We climbed down the structure to the river. It’s amazing to think that the river was once the lifeline of the area. Ignore the graffiti and try and remember what would have been going on on a daily basis.

Thank 747clarew
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Not only was the steam engine start up interesting but the graphic detail and enthusiastic explanation by the operators was superb. My fmothyers maiden name is Crossley and she was born in Manchester.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 11 July 2018

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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