We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Interesting tour ”
Review of Wooden Boat Centre

Wooden Boat Centre
Book In Advance
More Info
US$474.37*
and up
Private Hastings Caves and Tahune Forest AirWalk...
Ranked #1 of 9 things to do in Franklin
Certificate of Excellence
Attraction details
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this.
The tour guide knew lots about the processes practiced there.
Would LOVE to do the course.
Well worth a visit. Allow about 30 minutes minimum.

Thank Helen S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a ReviewReviews (123)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"huon pine"
in 12 reviews
"interesting place"
in 5 reviews
"guided tour"
in 8 reviews
"from scratch"
in 2 reviews
"interesting visit"
in 3 reviews
"various stages"
in 2 reviews
"wealth of knowledge"
in 3 reviews
"maritime history"
in 3 reviews
"knowledgeable guide"
in 2 reviews
"great tour"
in 3 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 2 reviews
"students working"
in 2 reviews
"workshop"
in 16 reviews
"skills"
in 14 reviews
"timber"
in 17 reviews
"woods"
in 10 reviews
"volunteers"
in 14 reviews
Filter

2 - 6 of 123 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A well worth while visit... Informative and interesting... A trip back in time to see how wooden boats are restored and/or built from scratch. absolutely beautiful. would love to do the course and then own one of these beautiful boat

Thank Yvonne W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited and have always loved wooden boats .Now FTEs visiting we really want one. How lovely the people that work their are. Our tour guide was very passionate and loved his job. Followed by a trip on the Huon aboard the Yukon. It didn't get much better than that.

Thank atjm4
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called into this place but just missed the tour and we could not wait for the next one.The lady on the counter very obligingly gave us a mini tour and let us in to the display area. We did miss going into the workshop but what we saw and were told gave us a good insight into what they are doing there and the history of boat building in that area. I would certainly recommend the tour.

Thank Trevor-Bonnie B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Richard was so interesting explaining about how the boats are made, what materials are used, a bit of history and answered any questions clearly. Terrific to know that young people are taking up an old tradition and learning boat building skills. A must to visit in a quaint little town.

Thank Jenny L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Wooden Boat Centre also viewed

Franklin, Tasmania
Franklin, Tasmania
 
Franklin, Tasmania
Franklin, Tasmania
 

Been to Wooden Boat Centre? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing