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Boggo Road Gaol (Jail) Questions & Answers

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As I can't manage stairs or steep slopes can I still get around okay, as I have been invited to join a tour and don't want to hold them back quite willing to wait if I can.t manage something

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Queensland, Australia
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You should have no problem walking around the site and I am fairly positive that the guide will accommodate you should you have any concerns....

The only obstacle you may encounter which will definitely be not of bounds is to climb a small flight of steel stairs that leads to a second tier level of cells but you really do not miss much as the second level is a simple carbon copy of the first level....

Apart from that there may be one to two step challenges to conquer, make sure that you have someone escort you by the arm around the site just to be safe....

And make sure you have a good lamp, especially if you are doing the night tour....

over a year ago
Brisbane, Australia
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I think the above answers all of your concerns. Apart from the upper level cells, which are not much different apart from the comments scrawled on the walls, it is all easy going.

over a year ago
Brisbane, Australia
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I am confident that the walking was easy. I cannot manage stairs either. Maybe a step with the change of path or the gate into the gaol.

over a year ago
Brisbane, Australia
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Very easy access, there are ramps into the cells and the only stairs are inside the cell block to see the upper level, most of the people in our group didn't bother as it was the same on the lower level. You won't miss any of the stories or info, and there are always seats to rest at while they are telling the stories.

over a year ago
Ingham, Australia
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a few stairs to upper level to see cells but no need to go there you can get the feel of the cells on lower lever & as you are with a group of ppl on the tour plus a guide there would be people to help you!

over a year ago
Amity, Australia
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agree you will be able to access the place, and i'm sure the people that runs the tours will help if you do get stuck, it is all flat so dont worry enjoy... and take a camera :)

over a year ago
Perth, Australia
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Hi there are no steps, unless you would like to go up to the upper cells of the gaol.

Otherwise it is all flat land and plenty of areas to just sit if you get tired. I hope this helps

over a year ago
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From memory the only stairs we went up were to access the top deck of one of the cell blocks. You can still wander around the lower deck if you want. (We had an awesome but scary experience in there). The rest of the site was relatively flat or a small step up. Do be aware of initially walking in the main gates as there is a lip to step over. Unless you are totally dependent on a wheelchair for mobility you should be ok. There are no 'steep' slopes, the occasional low gradient access ramp. I hope this helps you. We had a ball and will try and get back there again if we can.

over a year ago
Brisbane, Australia
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The area within the Boggo Road gaol is uneven in many places, no slopes really, some steps, but overall it should not be a problem. It is not a fast paced tour and even if you are a bit slow in getting to the next section no one will mind or notice. So I say go for it, is a great tour and worth visiting there before the place is eventually closed to the public forever.

over a year ago
Melbourne, Australia
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The Boggo Road Jail tour goes for 90 minutes, so it is quite long. However, it is not necessary to climb steps. Some of the cell blocks have steps, but they are not an essential part of the tour. There are no steps or steep slopes in the main part of the tour.

over a year ago
Brisbane, Australia
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Most of the tour is on a flat level but they also show an upper floor. There are only stairs, no slopes. I feel sure the tour guide will accommodate your needs.

over a year ago
brisbane
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Thanks everyone for the info. I am definitely going now

over a year ago
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