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An amazing experience.

An opportunity to learn through an interactive and engaging re-enactment by wonderful actors. This... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2015
BFTravelling
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Sydney, Australia
A fantastic family activity based in Hobart

The actors were engaging, and the audience laughed and cried while they listened, watched and... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2015
Jen A
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Queensland, Australia
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“A perilous journey into the past”
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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
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Cascade Brewery | South Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania 7004, Australia
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Reviewed 31 January 2015

An opportunity to learn through an interactive and engaging re-enactment by wonderful actors. This is a thought provoking experience that proved to be an amazing tour.

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank BFTravelling
Reviewed 30 January 2015

The actors were engaging, and the audience laughed and cried while they listened, watched and participated in the life story of a young convict woman. Suitable for all family members, especially if you want a little taste of Hobart's colonial history.

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Jen A
Reviewed 30 January 2015

This was a fantastic 'real life' story of the plight of female convicts who were sent to Hobart. The re-enactment brought history 'to life'. Best thing I did in Tasmania!

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank Susan_Mudjimba
Reviewed 26 January 2015

This is such a great concept and is a wonderful way to involve people in the history of Tasmania. The actors were very talented and led us through an interactive story from the Cascade Brewery down to the old Female Factory. It was great to...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 26 January 2015 via mobile

Louisa (Aka Sarah) captivated the entire tour group from start until finish. William (Aka John) also brought the story to life. With the help of the audience's imagination, a great script, excellent acting and amazing historical surroundings we were transported back to a dark time...More

1  Thank Alana A
Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

A great way of immersing children into the often brutal history of the colony of Van Diemens Land. A performance for all ages.

1  Thank 346jimd
Reviewed 23 January 2015

Interesting history lesson by actors is period costume, Louisa's walk gave us a lot of in site to the Treasons for females being deported to Tasmania and in site into the terrible conditions the "convicts" lived in. Well worth the time and money and included...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Michael R
Reviewed 23 January 2015

Louisa's Walk is an amazing tour to do. It is a creative way to learn about the history of the female factory. The actors are amazing, brilliant accents. They found a brilliant way to teach you about the history of the female factory and what...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Jess190324
Reviewed 17 January 2015

Two experienced actors perform a re-enactment of the life of a women who journeys from London to Hobart, as she lives through many hardships. This is a tail that draws the audience through many emotional experiences. Definitely an attraction that is worth doing. Be sure...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank MurrayCollingwood
Reviewed 15 January 2015

Our hotel manager recommended Louisa's Walk. We were delighted we fitted this attraction into a fairly full schedule over New Year. The actors brought to life the true story of one female convict in an engaging and informative way. As we made our way from...More

Date of experience: January 2015
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