Another victim of the earthquakes, this historic wartime island was once used as a quarantine station, Maori fortification and a defence against Russian attacks. On arrival and after a short swim across to the island we navigated our way up the steep barbed wire bank. Once inside the fort we were met by a beautifully designed historic … Continue reading New Zealand’s Island Fortress
Chilling out on a hot summers day (today) in some favorite UC tunnels/conduits...
Just beneath the top of one of Wellington city's highest peaks there is a peculiar little tunnel, originally built to service a now defunct reservoir this tunnel is now bricked up part way along. Judging by the foot traffic in here it seems to be a popular detour from the nearby walking track.
We explored a drain that runs underneath the edge of a cemetery, this video documents our journey into hell and back.
This series of abandoned railway tunnels, almost look like portals to another dimension…
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for Urbex Central. Thanks for watching and stay tuned for 2014... Here's an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 25,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would … Continue reading 2013 in review
Gunner hardly requires an introduction here at Urbex Central. No doubt you'll be more than familiar with his antics- in particular his dizzying, vertigo inducing videos. Our chief explorer has been very busy this year- very busy indeed... Unfortunately due to a recent rooftopping accident, he's going to be a bit quieter over the next … Continue reading Gunner