Escapes Torchlight Tour
Hear the stories of amazing escapes from the unbelievable and amazing, to the outright ludicrous.
Escapes from Maitland Gaol cover a vast period of the facility's history. The earliest years were a time ripe for escape with security features basically comprising of the towering walls. As the years progressed and the type of prisoner changed the escapes became more daring and dangerous. Whatever the prisoners motivation for escape the determination and skill they show achieving their outcome is sure to amaze. Hear about a number of the most daring escapes on this torchlight tour lasting 90 minutes. It gives visitors a glimpse into the desperation felt by prisoners and the risks they took to break free.
Please note that this tour is not recommended for people under 15 years of age.
PLEASE NOTE: Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult or concession. Child tickets cannot be purchased without adult or concession ticket for online sales, call Maitland Gaol on 02 4936 6482 for more information.