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“Well worth a walk around”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Old Kingston Town

Old Kingston Town
Ranked #1 of 14 things to do in Kingston
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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110 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Well worth a walk around”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2013

We spent time wandering around the town and into museums. Very interesting checking out the history of the island .

Visited July 2013
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English first
Albury, Australia
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56 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Truly jaw dropping stuff - buildings beautifully maintained”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2013

There were great difficulties for the early settlers. It was amazing to meet and talk to descendants of the Bounty mutineers.

Visited June 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“picturesque”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2013

Brilliant convict settlement in the Kingston area of Norfolk Island. Especially recommend having a look in the cemetery to see the old graves (some of the convicts were executed). Awesome views of the ocean. The Administrators House is open once a month on a Wednesday afternoon-if you are on the island when it is open I thoroughly recommend that you see it.

Visited July 2013
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Sydney Australia
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28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“History Living”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2013

The four museums and the all inclusive ticket which included two guided tours by very knowledgeable guides as well as morning tea was great value and very, very interesting and informative, especially the information on the infamous second penal settlement.

Visited July 2013
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Peregian Springs, Australia
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54 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“So Interesting!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2013

We learnt so much about the early settlers from the Museums and spent hours wandering around outside too. How basic life was back then really came through in the displays they have. An absolute must-do is to buy the Museum Pass - such good value.

Visited April 2013
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