The Wall in the Wilderness - TAS

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  Art Site


DEG: -42.125508 146.248459
DMS: 42º 07' 31.83" S 146º 14' 54.45" E
UTM: 55 G 5336015mN 437881mE
Altitude: 754.08m


Address & Contact

Lyell Hwy
Derwent Bridge TAS 7140
Phone: N/A
Web: N/A


The Wall in the Wilderness is a truly spectacular and beautiful sculptural work in progress by artist Greg Duncan. He has carved into a wall of beautiful huon pine at 3m high and over 100m in length. The project began in 2005 and is completely self-funded. The carved panels depict the history of the Central Highlands region, showing faces of people with great emotion as they carry out their harsh tasks - miners, hydro workers, pastoralists, indigenous people, pioneering timber harvesters etc.The wall is contained in a weather proof building. The website offers an online booking system where you select a 1.5 hour allocated time slot to enjoy a self guided tour at your leisure. This allows everyone time to contemplate and enjoy the art space. A fee of $18 is charged if paid online. $20 if you turn up without an online booking. $6 for children over 8yrs.Read the reviews - patrons rave about this experience being highly worthwhile and a rare opportunity to witness such exquisite art work so don't miss it and support the artist. Please respect no photographs. A gift shop allows purchase of a photographic book.Sufficient parking for long caravans.
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Closest Weather Station

Butlers Gorge at 15/12:30am EST
Distance from The Wall in the Wilderness 16.8km S
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Closest Climatic Station

Lake St Clair National Park
Distance from The Wall in the Wilderness 5.94km W
Mean Max. °C19.319.316.613.
Mean Min. °C6.
Mean Rain mm100.779.8110.2136.5156.8169.6202.0246.0220.2173.3134.2130.9

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