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The Wall in the Wilderness

15352 Lyell Hwy, Derwent Bridge, Tasmania 7140, Australia
+61 3 6289 1134
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The Wall

This place is truely an experience. I have visited it on my last two trips to Hobart and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Deb K
Perth, Australia

Visited on the way to Lake St. Clair from Hobart. Not much from the out side but once you enter... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Canberra, Australia
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One man's amazing tribute, carved entirely from Huon Pine timber, to the history of Tasmania.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“huon pine” (112 reviews)
15352 Lyell Hwy, Derwent Bridge, Tasmania 7140, Australia
+61 3 6289 1134
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is truely an experience. I have visited it on my last two trips to Hobart and the change was wonderful. The wall is now finished and they have added a restuarant which is wonderful. If visiting Tasmania this is high up on your...More

Thank Deb K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited on the way to Lake St. Clair from Hobart. Not much from the out side but once you enter after $13 entrance fee.... WOW...just amazing.... It is ones passion and life not to mention fine detail and fine finish of Greg Duncan. No photos....More

Thank pingmonster
Reviewed 6 days ago

It is very worth the long drive to Derwent Bridge from Hobart to see this amazing work of art. A 30 year long project and still a 'work in progress'. The wood carvings are so detailed and almost come to life.

Thank Miriam K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've heard a lot about the wood carvings at Derwent Bridge, but nothing could prepare me for the incredible talent of Greg Duncan. His woodcarvings have brought the timber to life, telling the history of the pioneers of the Central Highlands. His work (100 panels)...More

1  Thank Angie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had heard of this attraction before we even got to Tasmania, however words struggle to do any justice to what you see. An absolutely gob smacking display of Australian life and history depicted on wooden panels and brought to life in sculpture by an...More

Thank Raymond H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been told about this place by our B&B hosts back in Strahan. We were travelling from Strahan to Hobart & this was a perfect mid way stop. The wood carving is amazing. I never knew wood could look so much like leather &...More

Thank Pearl65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It really is very good. Greg Duncan is a genius. His wood carvings will have you reeling in amazement.

Thank PamAlbury
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The detail of the carvings are great, the attention to detail is fantastic, very talented. The off put is in your face signage about no photos,control your children, do not touch anything. The reason given for no photos is copyright, I seen a story about...More

Thank davidrW3101WX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Most people rave about the Wall eg all those who insisted we had to see it on a visit to Pumphouse Point. The artist has a real talent and is creating a Magnus opus - it is still WIP. However he is doing it on...More

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Today was my 3rd visit to The Wall in the Wilderness, and it wont be my last. It took just over 3 hours to get there from my home but it was well and truly worth the trip. Such an amazing talented man. The craftsmanship...More

Thank Jenny D
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travel from launceston, tasmania?
12 May 2017|
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Response from ol55Gezza | Reviewed this property |
Agree with the previous answers, but keep in mind the weather. The main roads are good and suitable for all weather conditions, however if you go "across country" and use single roads or dirt roads they can be very tricky if... More
how long does it take to travel from Launceston?
12 May 2017|
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Response from Geoff333_13 | Reviewed this property |
As indicated by Peter H, there are various ways to travel there but if you are heading to the west coast from Launceston or from Hobart you will pass by anyway. The only disappointing aspect of this attraction is you cannot... More
A are average prices of meals in the café and what type of food?.... is it pies, toasted sandwiches ? Devonshire teas? full meals etc?
20 March 2017|
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Response from malagong | Reviewed this property |
I fully concur with all these comments. They also had excellent wine!