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Ship That Never Was - The

Tasmanias longest running play The Ship That Never Was, based on a real event in 1834 when the last ship built at the convict settlement at Macquarie Harbour was about to sail for the new prison at Port Arthur but was hijacked by 10 convict shipwrights.

So begins the story of an amazing escape, an extraordinary voyage and an intriguing twist in the tale of The Ship That Never Was.

The Ship That Never Was is a live professional theatre production, performing in Strahan since 1993, written by Richard Davey and produced by The Round Earth Company.

The play tells the dramatic and hilarious true story of the Great Escape from Sarah Island! Delightful family entertainment not to be missed!

Advanced bookings are necessary for all groups over 10 people. The play is approximately one hour and is performed every day at 5.30pm from September to June.

Opening Times: Daily 1730, Daily in January 1730 and 2030, Cancellations may occur in winter.

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Adult: $20.00, Concession: $15.00, Student: $10.00, Child: $2.00

(03) 6471 7700


Strahan Visitor Centre, Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania, 7468

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