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The Ship That Never Was

Strahan Visitor Centre Amphitheatre | The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
+61 3 6471 7700
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We had been told to go to the show, I probably would not have gone without that prompt. Thoroughly... read more

Reviewed yesterday
claredelune2015
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Brisbane Region, Australia
Historical Must

We enjoyed the cruise over to Sarah Island, learning about the history of our country. Seeing this... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lismarie67
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Cairns Region, Australia
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Strahan Visitor Centre Amphitheatre | The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

We had been told to go to the show, I probably would not have gone without that prompt. Thoroughly enjoyed the show, local historical information portrayed by 2 people with such fun & humour. Lots of audience participation. The actors also were the ticket sellers,...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the cruise over to Sarah Island, learning about the history of our country. Seeing this play, which has been running just shy of 25 Years, cemented the story beginning it to life. It was so well done providing so much information with lots...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

At first glance looks cheesy, but huge fun! Audience participation was the best! Everyone was fantastic. Jenna steals the show!!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our Tassie friends gave us the heads up on this one. Well we weren't disappointed. The show consisted of two actors, who also filled the roles of ticket seller, usher and stage hands. They were complimented by various "actors" from the audience. We were rewarded,...More

1  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was brilliant. There are two actors but the cast has about twenty people so they were picked from audience. Some sat in their seats wearing a hat, others were on the stage. It was one of the funniest nights I have had for ages....More

1  Thank Highho
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great local story about escaped convicts fron Sarah Island told in fun and entertaining style - well done!!!!

1  Thank Eddie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is live intimate theatre about a true escape from a convict prison. It is hilarious and in one hundred and fifteen minutes I don't think we stopped laughing . It is an adventure and I cannot think of better way to teach history,Comedy or...More

1  Thank Gerry H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this play after visiting Sarah Island - wow. So much fun and laughter. Best thing t9 d9 after the cruise abs tour. Lots of info given in such a funny way. Not to be missed

1  Thank Sandy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed watching the show "The Ship That Never Was". It was really superb how the two main actors fluidly set up and changed the props, while recruiting inpromptu actors, and also encouraging audience participation (my husband even ripped out a song!). And after...More

1  Thank Bronwyn M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the play for the first time and I have never laughed so hard at anything in my life. Absolutely hysterical clean fun for the whole family. Loved the audience participation and the absolute passion shown by Kaia, Colin and Michael. I will be...More

1  Thank intheknowuphere
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Kate S
28 October 2017|
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Response from OzHolly | Reviewed this property |
SUMMER The Ship That Never Was - Live Performances - September to May: Where: At the Richard Davey Amphitheatre, next to the West Coast Information Centre When: Every Day at 5.30pm How Long: approx. 1 hour 15 min How... More
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260364kim
9 October 2017|
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Response from Judy S | Reviewed this property |
Buy your ticket at the door.
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sn00kies2
6 February 2017|
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Response from Paul R | Reviewed this property |
It is just on the wharf in Strahan. In front of where the red boat leaves. You should not need to book. It was busy, but plenty of seating. You can book where you book cruises and train.
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