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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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7 Day Private Tour of Tasmania from Hobart
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One man's amazing tribute, carved entirely from Huon Pine timber, to the history of Tasmania.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“greg duncan” (102 reviews)
“huon pine” (136 reviews)
“wood carvings” (46 reviews)
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15352 Lyell Hwy, Derwent Bridge, Tasmania 7140, Australia
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+61 3 6289 1134
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"greg duncan"
in 102 reviews
"huon pine"
in 136 reviews
"wood carvings"
in 46 reviews
"amazing talent"
in 18 reviews
"talented man"
in 21 reviews
"central highlands"
in 14 reviews
"entry fee"
in 39 reviews
"no photography"
in 20 reviews
"lake st clair"
in 13 reviews
"his son"
in 12 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 14 reviews
"tasmanian history"
in 16 reviews
"world class"
in 21 reviews
"on display"
in 27 reviews
"taking photos"
in 12 reviews
"scones"
in 24 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 21 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What an absolutely stunning and beautiful attraction Greg has created - carvings in wood that are so lifelike in their intricate detail. Certainly a credit to his vision, talent and persistence. Another very positive feature of this incredible display is the fact Greg has the...More

Thank Michael G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a cold rainy day. So the lit fires were a god send. Plus the hot leek/potato soup we had in the cafe. He’s very talented indeed. And we got what most of the panels were. But towards the end we got a...More

Thank travellingstax
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is absolutely beautiful. The wall is 100m long made up of Huon Pine timber. The detail that Greg manages to get has to be seen to be believed. It’s in a great setting with an enormous fire place to sit by as it gets...More

Thank 171tpr
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This exhibition is nothing less than stunning. The work before your eyes is unbelievable. I found it hard to comprehend that one man could have created such detailed, magnificent works of art.

Thank casimir_7
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As soon as you enter the building you are greeted by a friendly person who provides some history to this work. The charge is $15.00 pp.The opportunity is there to stay an hour or all day. Timber clad the floor, walls and ceiling with a...More

Thank Lynne W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The concept and the technical skills required are fantastic. See chains carved out of Huon Pine, a boy with his teddy bear and ruffled hair, again carved from Huon Pine. A real treat and for $15 entry fee it's well worth it. Allow at least...More

1  Thank Pdunchob
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in late-ish yesterday (June 2nd) and initially were a little tentative due to a few reviews online that it was an unfriendly place to visit. Our experience was anything but! We were greeted by a lovely, welcoming lady who gave us a brief...More

Thank Dani_F00
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is worth the visit the work is exceptional we visited as a group 6 adults and two toddlers. No photos allowed but could purchase a book of the carvings it was a great experience the carving is awesome.

Thank Christin C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No photos. No noise. No kids. None of that. No anything else. No touching. No foot dragging. No loud breathing. Keep walking.

Thank jem_21361
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not a friendly place . The artistic skills are exceptional. The presentation far from that. Obviously not proud of his work. No pictures to be taken , keep the kids quiet or else.Would have been nice to be able to have\e a piece...More

2  Thank Julie K
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jeanette662
May 12, 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
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May 12, 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
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Response from malagong | Reviewed this property |
I fully concur with all these comments. They also had excellent wine!
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