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Replica of the Brig Amity

Princcess Royal Drive | Albany Historical Precinct, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
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Ranked #12 of 25 Attractions in Albany
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ships
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Brisbane, Australia
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373 reviews 373 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We were pretty disappointed that it was not open on a sunday so we could only walk around the topsides. It is a great replica and as others say would be good in a more sea setting rather than a park but maintenance would be an issue. Worth a look great photo oppourtunity

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Alice Springs, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Its ok if you wanna see a boat sitting in a park. I would prefer to see it where it is meant to be... in the sea!

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Wollongong, Australia
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134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We could only see it from the outside, and they are doing renovations on it at the moment. Not sure when it will be open.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Very well done replica that gives several feel of what it was like to be onboard. Very informative and well put together information. It should be a must do in any visit to Albany.

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Canberra, Australia
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

A compact way to get a bit of WA history and some idea of what life at sea in the early 18th century was like....

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Caboolture, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We had an interesting chat with the guide as well as the self-guided tour. Amazing to think such a tiny ship had so many people on board. Can't imagine how brave those early settlers and explorers were to set off into the unknown on tiny little boats....

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Solihull,
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Spent a good hour looking round the Brig. The guide on the Brig was very informative and very pleasant. Just glad I didn't have to sail in it.

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sydney
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This ship gave us a good insight into how people travelled, lived and sailed. The commentary was very interesting,

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Kippaxs
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

The history is interesting, but the presentation is not really brilliant. We chose not to go on board but to just read the information boards surrounding it. I don't think an entry fee is warranted.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

A reproduction vessel which does have some areas that need repair due to wet rot but it is an interesting attraction. Go back far enough and many of our ancestors left the UK to another country in vessels just like this. Makes you think what 2 months at sea would be like. Worth a visit.

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