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Don't Confuse the Two

Care: There are two Memorials here. The Robe Fishermen's Memorial is located at the entrance to... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Melbourne, Australia
Nice view from the monument

There is a monument of Matthew Flinders and Nicolas Baudin. It is a huge monument, with a canon and... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Robby G C
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Care: There are two Memorials here. The Robe Fishermen's Memorial is located at the entrance to Lake Butler Marina and commemorates the lives of local fishermen lost at sea. A whale shaped plaque is affixed to the Memorial for each lost fishermen with names, dates,...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

There is a monument of Matthew Flinders and Nicolas Baudin. It is a huge monument, with a canon and a mast. We have a nice view from here. Nearby this monument is the Robe Fishermen's memorial. This is a modern monument. The front shows half...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

If you want an historical fact of Flinders meeting Baudin then this is interesting but not something to drive to see

Thank Paul h
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Easy to get to. No cost. Fitting tribute to all fisherman out there. Beautiful spot with nice surroundings

Thank susie37760
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This memorial to fishermen lost at sea is very sympathetically done. Very interesting and really liked the design of it. Situated just at the entrance to the marina, be careful not to miss it.

Thank AilsaMacT
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Recently and well designed memorial to fishermen lost at sea- very appropriate for Robe- each lost soul has their name, ship and date of death applied to a maritime shaped plate set out across a wall.

Thank Graeme B
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Looking at the name and the. Looking at the memorial you realise that it is not as named Clearly designed to remember Flinders - the man who proved Australia was an island Still worthy of a visit and looking output to sea across the bay

Thank Barry B
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is not for fishermen it is the memorial to Flinders and Baudin who met nearby in Encounter bay.

Thank Bomoh
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This sits atop a mound in the middle of a traffic Island just before you reach the marina having driven through the town. It commemorates captain Matthew Flinders RN who commanded the first ship to circumnavigate the continent of Australia. There are two heads, his...More

Thank 585Rodney585
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Located next to the southern entrance to the marina is this memorial dedicated to those seamen lost at sea. It is good to park in the area here, view this memorial, walk along the wharf area to view boats moored in the marina, watch fish...More

Thank Ray F
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