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Timbertown Wauchope

Oxley Highway, Wauchope, New South Wales 2446, Australia
+61 2 6586 1940
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Frozen in time

Firstly, I thought the entry fee was a bit steep for what you got for a family of four. The woman... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
Tim H
,
North Rocks, Australia
A little tired but still good value

It’s been 30 years since we were last here with our kids and now we’re back with two 5 year old... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Karen W
,
Sydney, Australia
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“steam train” (77 reviews)
“train ride” (29 reviews)
“bullock team” (49 reviews)
LOCATION
Oxley Highway, Wauchope, New South Wales 2446, Australia
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+61 2 6586 1940
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"penny farthing"
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"step back in time"
in 15 reviews
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"bangers and mash"
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"gold panning"
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"great family day"
in 11 reviews
"lolly shop"
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Firstly, I thought the entry fee was a bit steep for what you got for a family of four. The woman at the entry was not that friendly either. It is a bit tired and run down but that somehow is in keeping with the...More

1  Thank Tim H
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

It’s been 30 years since we were last here with our kids and now we’re back with two 5 year old grandchildren. Not a lot has changed and it’s still a great place to take them. Loved that once you paid your entry fee the...More

1  Thank Karen W
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

What a disappointing experience. The place wasn’t up to scratch. Only spent about an hour and a half here that was enough. It’s boring. Looking at run down buildings run down machinery isn’t what I call fun. Would suggest to leave it off your bucket...More

1  Thank Sgmc
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Overpriced and run down. Now shows on the day we visited, not told this on entry. Steam train ride and dray ride were the only attractions on offer. Blacksmith complaining about everything whilst banging out a bit of metal. I’m relatively new to the area...More

1  Thank julie t
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

I visited Timbertown 2 years ago with my family and it was great, vibrant and bustling. However a lots changed in those 2 years. It looks as if no care or maintenance has been done in ages, some buildings and fences are falling apart and...More

1  Thank Nicole S
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Two adults and 2 boys (8) had a great day even though it was really hot weather. The train ride was great fun and exploring the huts with different themes. We saw a few shows and cooled off with paddle boats on the pond getting...More

Thank Monique B
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic day looking back in time the grandchildren had a ball the train was great and seeing the blacksmith and all the people in period clothing the ice cream was amazing too

1  Thank jenwren404
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Timbertown is an outdoor museum dedicated to the one time North Coast timber industry. It is a fascinating place for both adults and children to visit. I particularly enjoyed the live displays of bullock team driving. There were very few rail or tramways in the...More

Thank V581ZSdonb
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

dont bother overpriced entry to see run down bulidings and bascially thats it oh a steam train ride that looks at trees . wow

1  Thank Brad H
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Take a trip on the steam train round the village. The bullock demonstration is impressive. The carriage ride takes you back in time. The blacksmith forge, the sawmill and a visit to the wine shop run by Alex. His ports and sweet wines are to...More

Thank Bill A
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jeskii
21 March 2015|
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Response from kiwikindl | Reviewed this property |
$24.50 for an adult, I think under 2 years old is free.
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