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What an amazing bridge. It is doing old. A must visit, go on a Saturday or Sunday at 3pm and see it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sale, Australia
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Great to see, amazing engineering feat back in the 1880 and it is still in working order that... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2019
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“swing bridge”(31 reviews)
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South Gippsland Highway | Over Latrobe River, Sale, Victoria 3850, Australia
+61 1800 677 520
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What an amazing bridge. It is doing old. A must visit, go on a Saturday or Sunday at 3pm and see it being opened. A must see.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank bonza257
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

Great to see, amazing engineering feat back in the 1880 and it is still in working order that operates on certain days

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank R2442PCsteveb
Reviewed 12 October 2018

If you are passing by it is well worth a stop to have a look at this unique engineering feat. Better still, take the Port of Sale cruise where Allen will explain in detail how it all works and it’s history.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KathrynS400SA
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

If you're lucky enough to see the bridge in action it really is interesting. We caught it opening recently and crossed over it on our bikes. Lovely, quiet location, perfect for a family picnic or bike ride along the tracks.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 725cynthiaz
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We were booked on the cruise to the bridge at 2pm, but we decided to drive there and have lunch beforehand. This allowed us to examine it closely. The design is brilliant, and well thought out. We drove back into Sale for the cruise. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

The history and making the bridge is quite amazing , when opening up to let big boats inis well worth a look,relaxing area room to pull up your van and take a walk .take the time to read about its history.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank marknkaye
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We looked at this bridge from a Heritage Cruise on the Rubeena - an inexpensive Cruise - so relaxing!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank collecting-info
Reviewed 11 July 2018

This is a gentle place to visit. Go for a walk over the bridge, imagine the people who've used it over the years! (My eldest sister used to dive off the centre top! Not something recommended today!) There is plenty of area to have a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Julie W
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The skill shown in making this bridge is unreal, shame its a lost talent. The area is very relaxing, nice spot for a walk

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank deb d
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Nice old bridge and nice for photos, perfect for wedding photos was lucky enough to see the bridge open. It's a shame that the river is very dirty and it also seems to be a junky hide out as I found some used needles under...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank W9419JBmichaelm
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