What is this tour about?
Learn of the jail-breakers who breached the escape-proof walls of No.2 Division. See where escapologist “Slim” Halliday – “The Houdini of Boggo Road” escaped in 1940. Visit his cell designed to keep him locked up! PG rated.
What does the tour include?
90 minute Escapes Tour with Tour Guide
Entry into historic Number 2 Division, Boggo Road Gaol
See original prisoner cells and authentic 1980s prisoner graffiti
When can we visit the Gaol?
Escapes Tours are conducted on the second Sunday of each month – 11:00am
What You'll Get
Meet your Guide in front of the imposing green gatehouse doors of Boggo Road Gaol before entering the historic prison on your 90 minute walking tour.
As you make a gentle walk through the remaining parts of the gaol, you will stop to hear stories about the escapes from Number 2 Division. Hear how they did it, see where they did it. You will also learn about the conditions of the gaol and the horrific riots that lead up to the closure in 1989.
Visit the Gatehouse, Yards, and circle. History is everywhere! Your Guide will give you ample time to explore a Cell Block, ask additional questions and take photographs the picturesque surrounds.
After learning about the escapes, visit the gaol gift shop to take home something to remember your time in gaol. We have books, T-shirts, Gaol Keys, Postcards, Magnets and Posters available.
Hungry? Why not grab a bite to eat in the nearby Eco-Café or Ribbets restaurant.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- GST (Goods and Services Tax)
- Local guide
- Food and drinks
- Hotel pickup
- Transportation to/from attractions
21 Boggo Rd, Dutton Park QLD 4102, Australia
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 7/13/2019 - 4/13/2020
|Sunday:||11:00 AM - 12:30 PM|
1 hour 30 minutes
Returns to original departure point
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The Fine Print
7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here.