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I don't know where they find the actors to talk the group through the history and experiences of the prisoners but they were brilliant. We had never heard of the Huon trees before but had a very interesting introduction to them. Time passed very quickly
Sarah Island is a hard place to get to unless you arrive there as part of one of the harbour cruises - both the major cruise companies stop here. (Looks like who arrives first etc has been agreed, as the guides came out with our...More
We came to Sarah Island as part of the Gordon River Cruise. When we arrived at the island, we were greeted be our tour guide, Janelle. Some people choose to wander the island without a guide, which was also an option, but the tour was...More
The day after arriving at Strahan we boarded the Gordon River Cruise and enjoyed views of Hell’s Gates, salmon farms, historic timber sites and Australia’s temperate rain forests. The final stop is visiting Sarah Island.
Once the catamaran docked at the former site of Macquarie...More
Sarah Island is the second oldest convict settlement in Australia and part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site designated in 2010. Upon stepping off the pier, we were greeted by Ingrid, who proceeded to enlighten us about Sarah Island's rather dark history. Ingrid was fantastic!...More
Set us on sarah island for a guided tour .the young man jason was doing a great job when his boss kia decided to belittle him in front of us all making all on the tour feel for the young man .suggest this woman does...More
All that is left is ruins but our Guide brought to life what it was like to be a convict living on Sarah island. She was excellent and involved members of our group in her commentary and description of some of the people who lived...More