Boggo Road Gaol Prison Escapes Tour – Brisbane

  • Boggo Road Gaol Prison Escapes Tour – Brisbane

The infamous Boggo Road Gaol has a long, bloody past - it is one of Australias oldest maximum security prisons and is the site of some very daring escapes! This tour will take you to the disused prison where your guide will entertain you with stories about escapes from Division 2.

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$15 child (5 - 11)
$59 family (2 adults + 2 children)

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  • Description
    • Explore the historic Boggo Road Gaol
    • Expert guide will share stories of its past
    • Tour suitable for all ages 

    The walls of No.2 Division, Boggo Road Gaol, Brisbane were supposedly escape-proof, but some inmates thought otherwise. Head on this thrilling tour (based on the book Boggo Road Gaol Escapes Volume One by Jack Sim) and you’ll learn more about the jail-breakers and their bold escapes. 

    Your knowledgeable guide will show you around this historic, heritage-listed prison, taking in the yard, the gatehouse, the Circle and D Wing cell block (where you’ll see the cell of infamous escapologist “Slim” Halliday ‘the Houdini of Boggo Road’). 

    Learn how Halliday staged not one, but two successful escapes from this maximum-security prison and follow his escape route. You’ll also find out more about some of the other criminals who were locked up here over the years… as well as their efforts to escape. 

    This interesting tour is suitable for visitors of all ages and a great way for young and old to take a step back in time.

    Intensity: 3.0 Intensity
    Intensity: 3.0 Intensity
  • Experience Details

    Fitness and Experience

    • Tour suitable for all ages
    • Anyone with any medical issues should consult their doctor before booking / attending the tour

    What to Bring/Wear

    • Comfortable walking shoes
    • Hat, sunglasses and sunscreen recommended, especially in summer
    • Bring umbrellas/raincoats in wet weather
    • Dress suitably for the weather

    What is Supplied

    • 90-minute child-friendly Escapes Tour
    • Visits to the historic Number 2 Division, the Circle, Yards, Back Track, D Wing Cell Block and more
    • Expert guide

    More Information

    • Tour runs in all weather conditions
    • Only if weather conditions are dangerous will tours be cancelled
    • Maximum of 40 people per public tour
    • Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy: At least 10 days’ notice is required to change a booking

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