Somerset Dam - Walk the Wall tour

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Saturday 1.15pm

Sunday 8.45am, 9.45am, 12pm (1 ticket only), 12.45pm (1 ticket only), 1.15pm.

Seqwater will be hosting tours of Somerset Dam on the weekend of 24-25 August 2019. Come along to learn more about the dam’s history, current operations and the Somerset Dam Safety Upgrade project.

All tours will meet at the Day Use area (children’s playground) in Somerset Dam village, near the Dam Shed. Shuttle busses will transfer you to the dam wall. While you’re in town, visit historic Coronation Hall in Somerset Dam village to sample community arts, crafts, music, wine and food. These events are run by local community groups and may have associated costs.

There are 2 tour options available. To register for the Adventure Tour, which includes the tunnels through the dam wall, click .

Walk the Wall

Walk along the top of the dam wall, see some of the machinery that operates the dam gates, and talk to our dam operators and engineers. Don’t forget your camera; the view is spectacular!

Due to the nature of the areas visited, this tour is NOT SUITABLE for children under the age of 10.

Seqwater can provide support to access the Walk the Wall tour, including mobility assistance and interpreter services (including Auslan). Please contact if you require any support to participate in this event.

Ticket numbers are limited. There is also a waitlist option that will notify you if more tickets become available. Some tickets may become available on the day if ticket holders do not arrive at the specified time, are not dressed appropriately, or are otherwise unable to participate.

Important information

Please note the following information:

· All tour attendees must wear long pants and fully enclosed shoes. If you are not appropriately dressed, you will not be permitted to join the tour and your ticket may be offered to someone else.

· If you are not at the muster point in Somerset Dam village at the time on your booking, your ticket may be offered to someone else.

· Seqwater reserves the right to refuse entry to anyone who we believe to be affected by alcohol or drugs, or displaying anti-social behaviour. Seqwater staff may end any tour at any time for safety reasons.

· In the event of rain, all tours will be cancelled for safety reasons. Ticket holders will be notified by email.

· Somerset Dam is an operational work site. All visitors will be required to follow the directions of Seqwater staff to maintain safety while on site.

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