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Do not miss this amazing experience!

Louisa's walk is just the most outstanding tour I've ever experienced. Be prepared to be taken on... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2015
Longreach, Australia
Don't miss it.

So happy I went to this walk. A really different experience. Very entertaining and brought me to... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2015
Kim R
Brisbane, Australia
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18 Oct 2016
“A perilous journey into the past”
12 Oct 2016
“Lovely history with a twist ”
Louisa's Walk is a piece of Strolling Theatre or Walking Play that takes you on a journey into the life of Louisa Ragan, an Irish convict, sent to Van Diemen's Land on a seven year sentence, in 1841, for stealing a loaf of bread. You walk with the...more
Cascade Brewery | South Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania 7004, Australia
+61 3 6229 8959
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 May 2012 via mobile

What a wonderful way to spend 2 hours, informative and interesting. You'll cry, laugh and come away a lot more informed about the role of women in penal colony Australia and the very under rated Female Factory. We all loved it, from the grandparents to...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2012

I missed the opportunity twice as the walk was cancelled due to rain. Details for those who are interested - opens at 2pm daily, $35. 2 hrs duration walk from 131 Cascade Rd, South Hobart ends at Female Factory. Metro bus 47 departs at Franklin...More

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LouisaHobart, Owner at Louisa's Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2012

I thank the above reviewer for supplying details about Louisa's Walk. We do apologise for the fact they were disappointed, twice, about cancellations owing to weather. We do carry on with the Show during most weather conditions except when it is raining heavily/cold before we...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2015

Louisa's walk is just the most outstanding tour I've ever experienced. Be prepared to be taken on an amazing historical journey that will delight all the senses as the wonderful actors deliver the story. I laughed and I cried and I was totally enlightened as...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2015

So happy I went to this walk. A really different experience. Very entertaining and brought me to tears because the story was so moving. Great acting and a truly different way to find out about history. Don't miss out on this.

1  Thank Kim R
Reviewed 24 February 2015

This was a beautiful performance which brought the female convict story to life so much that I had to stand at the back because I had tears in my eyes. Very moving. Well done to the women of Tasmania who brought about the preservation of...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2015

We spent a most enjoyable afternoon with Carissa playing the part of Louisa the convict and a Chris playing a range of accompanying characters. Both actors played the characters so well and never once broke from character, allowing us to almost feel that we were...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 17 February 2015

A great understanding of what it must have been like to be a convict. Live theatre players were excellent and you become part of the experience. Highly recommend this if your are interested in colonial history

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Reviewed 17 February 2015

Afternoon tour with Louisa's Walk. Pleasant walk and outstanding interpretation and story telling. The Female Factory is a somewhat unpleasant aspect of Tasmania's history but very interesting and well presented. Standing in the ruins gives you a real sense of people behind the history. Highly...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2015

A must do, to realise how women were treated in the 1800s to be shipped out from the UK to a remote but beautiful part of the world.and leaving all their family behind,mostly never to be seen again Beautifully portayed story by the story tellers,a...More

Reviewed 16 February 2015

Our son told us about an experience. not to be missed You pick up the tour at the cascade visitor centre in Hobart it by the Brewery in Cascade Road Please book (03) 62298959 This was a strolling Theatre with two players they take you...More

Thank Mary A
Reviewed 12 February 2015

Anyone wanting to understand more about Hobart's convict history can't go wrong with firstly doing Louisa's Walk then No-Mercy. these Live theatre experiences were amazing and the two actors we had (Sarah and John) played their roles perfectly. Even the audience (fellow walkers) were part...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2015

Thankyou for the experience I loved your performance ,great value ,excellent acting,really made me realise the terrible suffering these poor women endured,we were lucky to have a beautiful summers day .I really felt the pain suffering . thankyou for your amazing performance .

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