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Not the most striking but very well designed bridge

When I say not the most striking I mean it does not jump out at you and scream 'bridge'. It is a... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Matt J
Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
Bridge over Swan River

The Narrows Bridge is part Kwinana Freeway crossing the Swan River. The first bridge was officially... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Dan L
Bunbury, Australia
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

When I say not the most striking I mean it does not jump out at you and scream 'bridge'. It is a very subtle well-designed bridge spanning the Swan River. It has a railway in middle, car lanes either side and either side of those...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Matt J
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Few cities have a bridge as strikingly beautiful as the Narrows Bridge.The bridge is also very useful, connecting the city center to the southern suburbs. The Narrows was constructed by Clough Engineering, a local firm. Those old enough to remember the time when the Causeway...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

The Narrows Bridge is part Kwinana Freeway crossing the Swan River. The first bridge was officially opened by Governor Charles Gairdner on 13 November 1959, and was constructed despite widespread public protest, requirements for large scale reclamation and the engineering challenges of the riverbed. It...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Dan L
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The Narrows Bridge -- of just the Narrows, as Perth people call this fine bridge -- connects the north and south of Perth. I can still recall the days when all traffic went by the Causeway. The bridge was build by Clough, a local engineering...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This bridge is best viewed from Kings Park. But it's not really a tourist attraction in itself. Just a busy bridge for road and rail transport. Not really worth going out of your way to see.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank KGB777
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Good but there was a pothole when I drove over it. May have been fixed by now but I don't know really. Nice views .

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Asher B
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Narrows Bridge is a multi lane highway in and out of Perth, with a bike and walking track on either side of the road. I'm surprised it's listed as a tourist attraction - because it's not. There's nothing special or unique about this bridge, no...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank KylieIsTravelling
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Nothing outstanding when it comes to bridges. Perth needs some of those mighty bridges they have in Scandivania.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Raymond B
Reviewed 10 February 2017

While it is a great photo opportunity for the visitor, the Narrows Bridge is no more that a modern bridge which crosses a beautiful river in a very progressive city.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The Narrows Bridge provides some great photo opportunities over the Swan River from all angles. From the city side with South Perth in the background, from the South Perth side with Perth city in the background and even some interesting architectural options from underneath.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Kerry G
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