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Spiky Bridge

Tasman Highway A3, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
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“worth a stop” (29 reviews)
“convict built” (14 reviews)
“the main road” (21 reviews)
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Tasman Highway A3, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped for a drive over the bridge, a quick rest stop and photo opportunity of this quirky bridge just outside of Swansea Tasmania.

Reviewed 5 days ago

As history buffs we spent some time at the bridge and I spent time researching the local convict history. Amazing construction and historical links to the convict era.

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Thank GKS119
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're going to coles bay, it's worth a short stop since it's right beside the road. It'll only take 5 minutes. The bridge is fairly tiny. It has a board with information about the bridge history.

Thank tan m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little place to stretch your legs and find out a little more convict history. You can see the bridge from the road or stop and walk over.

Thank natclay
Reviewed 1 week ago

We probably would have missed this if our Tassie friends hadn't mentioned it as a place of interest. The sides of the bridge have stone spikes like the walls of some places that have broken glass on top to prevent intruders. Intriguing place and story.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is hidden on the side of the highway but is well worth a stop to read the history and be is awe as to how they built this bridge

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The history and uniqueness of the Spiky Bridge is what makes this a must see and being located right beside the road south of Swansea makes it a great spot to pull over for a break too. Best not to view early morning or late...More

Thank Linda N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This convict built bridge was once part of the main road, now bypassed by the modern highway. An interesting relic and yet another reminder of Tasmanian convict history. A quick place to stop and stretch you legs.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a quick stop and photo of the car on the bridge. Nothing else here other than the sign, bridge and dirt

Thank Tom--Raw2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I you like a little bit of history and need spot to stop and stretch your legs this is a good place to enjoy both.

Thank Glenn P
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