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Trial Bay Gaol: Life behind bars kids tour

Arakoon National Park


Come along and find out what life behind bars was really like for the prisoners here. Trial Bay Gaol, in Arakoon National Park, is brimming with stories.


Wednesday 2 October and Wednesday 9 October 2019, 4pm to 6pm

Trial Bay Gaol, Arakoon National Park
Easy. Suitable for children 4 to 12 years. Younger children are welcome with close parental supervision. All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. We'll walk less than 1km throughout this activity.

Adult $15 per person. Child (4 years and over) $10 per person. Family $40 for 2 adults and 2 children.

Meeting point
Main gates of Trial Bay Gaol.
What to
Sturdy shoes, suitable clothing
Bookings and pre-payment required. Phone 02 6566 6168.
Available on request for groups, subject to staff availability. Maximum 20 participants at $225 per group.

These school holidays, explore Trial Bay Gaol using photo cards to locate special items and places within the old gaol. Join in some old-fashioned German games, including Kegel bowling. Search for the missing gaol keys to earn your release!

Remember to wear sturdy enclosed shoes, and bring a warm jacket.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Trial Bay Gaol, Arakoon National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary/NSW Government