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Spiky Bridge

Tasman Highway A3, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
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“worth a stop” (26 reviews)
“convict built” (14 reviews)
“the main road” (20 reviews)
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Tasman Highway A3, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This unusual bridge is well worth stopping for and is on the main East Coast tourist route. It is a pity that the surrounds are so poorly maintained. It could be a lovely picnic spot.

Thank dannybyas
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've not seen anything like this and I've travelled a lot. Fun bridge to stop and take some photos as it's so unusual and it's convict built.

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting but not worth a drive just to see this. If it's on the way, yes, recommended to drop by and see the spiky bridge

Thank ZeeQC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ye olde bridge, you can drive right up and read all about and don't even need to get out of the car.

Thank TVTraveller2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A short stop on the highway into Swansea. Interesting bridge, does what it says on the box, ie. it is spiky. It'd be interesting to know the reason behind building the bridge this way. Well worth the quick photo op.

Thank Owen1210
Reviewed 5 September 2017

It is amazing to see this bridge that was built back in the early 19th Century is still in tack and available for tourists to visit

Thank davidgentle
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a quick look on our way past. Interesting history and a very interesting looking Bridge!

Thank Alyx M
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Worth a stop to read the board and see the history of the area. Blink and you'll miss it so be on the lookout

Thank eln1234
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

All the times I've driven up and down the east coast I've never noticed this bridge before. Well worth a stop and read about the history.

Thank Meegs62
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Had never heard of it but we were just passing by, Interesting colonial structure. Very wide for herding stock across which made it very unusual.

Thank Roger H
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