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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the old Gladstone Goal (in South Australia) and we were very disappointed to say the least. The buildings are still in quite good condition and there is no doubt that it is a very interesting place to visit. The people who are managing it have not done the place any favours at all. For an additional charge of...

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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Did the ghost tour and stayed overnight with a group for a friends birthday. Really great ghost tour, 2.5 hours with a break. Hosts were very informative and friendly, knowledgeable and passionate about the history and preservation of the site. The gaol is huge.. they should charge more for the tour...well worth it!!

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Thank Lauren D
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Found it very interesting. Loved how open it was, to explore so much of it. Fair bit of information around. Lots of history. Was a great stop. Wasnt easy to find for us Gladstone didnt seem to have much signage for it. But the gps did good. Well worth it 👍

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Thank 1992danya
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We have stayed at Gladstone a few times and for the price it was awesome and to the people who do not think it is awesome just remember how the prisoners had it back in those days sleeping in a cold cell on a cold night , sleeping at Gladstone Gaol gives one an idea of how it was there...

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Thank Paula B
Adelaide
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We stayed as a part of a group and slept one night in the cells. We didn't find the place very interesting and the bedding left a lot to be desired. The sheets were very thin as were the mattresses. Overall a very uncomfortable night was had. The bathroom is a unisex shared facility accessed from outside of the accommodation....

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East Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 20 September 2015

We stayed in the cells with bedding provided and it was really comfy - 2 doonas each did the trick! The showers are good, plenty of hot water. We did the ghost tour with Deb and Rose and it was AMAZING - spooky, informative and hilarious. The gaol is actually much bigger than I'd thought and the history is fascinating....

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Whyalla, Australia
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Decided to go here with a group of friends recently. It is very interesting and we spent a couple of hours here. Visitors are able to stay overnight in the prison at reasonable rates, just be aware it is basic accommodation. Not sure if the Goal is haunted but that is what the staff would like you to think. Some...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Just spent my first night in prison, and it was very interesting. The cells are VERY basic, but at $25 with linen included it's a bargain! I was with quite a large group and we had a lot of fun. Toilets and showers are unisex, which was a little uncomfortable for some of us. The communal kitchen has everything you...

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Address: Ward Street, Gladstone, South Australia 5473, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Gladstone
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