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Spend a spooky evening searching Melbourne for ghosts and ghouls during this haunting tour of Melbourne. Hear tales and legends of the city’s dark past while following your entertaining guide through one of three eerie locations. Choose from the Old Melbourne, Williamstown, and Pentridge Prison tours, and uncover the mysteries and that surround each hallowed spot.
Highlights
  • Explore the supernatural side of Melbourne during this 1.5- to 2-hour tour
  • Choose from three tours—Old Melbourne, Pentridge Prison, and Williamstown
  • Hear legendary tales of ghosts, gangsters, and corpses donated to science
  • Option to include dinner with the Old Melbourne and Williamstown tours
What to Expect
For the Old Melbourne tour, meet at Federation Square. As you explore town, hear about Frederick Federici, an opera singer who has been haunting the Princess Theatre since 1888. Learn about the old city and the tragic past of the poorhouses that gave up their dead for medical advancement. Optionally upgrade to a dinner at a pub before the tour. The Pentridge Prison tour starts in Coburg and reveals dark tales of some of Australia’s most infamous prisoners. Walk the spooky corridors as you listen to stories about bushranger Ned Kelly, gangster Chopper Reed, and more. Or head to Williamstown to tour this Victorian seaport. Explore old cemeteries, hidden alleyways, the oldest morgue in Victoria, the Timeball Tower, and the city’s only opium den. Upgrade to a dinner at a local pub that is, of course, said to be haunted.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Ghosts of the Old City ghost tour: Your tour departs at 8.30pm sharp, please arrive 8.20pm for check-in at the Hobson's Bay Visitor Information Center, Nelson Place, Williamstown

OLD Melbourne ghost tour: Your tour departs at 8.30pm, please arrive at 8.20pm for check-in outside Young & Jackson Hotel Corner of Flinders Street and Swanston Street

Your tour departs at 8.30pm outside Young & Jackson Hotel Corner of Flinders Street and Swanston Street

Pentridge Tour: Your tour departs at 7:30pm at Pentridge Prison D Division, corner of Wardens Walk & Urquhart Street Coburg.

Williamstown Tour: Your tour departs at 8.30pm at the Hobson's Bay Visitor Information Center, Nelson Place, Williamstown
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Melbourne tour concludes at Cohen Place, Little Bourke St, Melbourne. The Pentridge and Williamstown tour returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Dinner (if option selected)
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Minimum age is 16 years old
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Our tour guide was quite talented at re-creating the historic happenings and daily events of early Williamstown. Educational AND interesting to find out how tough life was back then, and how dangerous. Guide encouraged us to 'feel' the atmosphere, and to take photos. She
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Response from Customer S, Front Office Manager at Melbourne Ghost Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Jane, thanks for posting a review after attending tour with Lantern Ghost Tour. It's great to hear you enjoyed the way our guide delivers the tour and you found it to be fun and interesting , Hope to see you again soon on another Lantern Ghost Tour Happy Haunting!
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I recently spent my Halloween doing the Old Melbourne Ghost Tour, and it was perfect for the occasion. The tour guide we had was awesome. I thoroughly enjoyed her storytelling skills, and loved the way she painted all the characters. She was personable and approachable, and
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Response from Customer S, Front Office Manager at Melbourne Ghost Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks for posting your review after attending the Halloween ghost tour of Old Melbourne with tour guide Julie, she really is a wonderful ghost host. Hope to see you again soon on another lantern Ghost Tour
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Facilitated by an actress. Very entertaining stories of the sordid past of Melbourne. Great for believers in ghosts as well as non believers. Sometimes the entertainment is just watching the believers in the group!
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Response from Customer S, Front Office Manager at Melbourne Ghost Tour
Responded 7 Sep 2019
Hi Wander, thanks for joining us on the Old Melbourne ghost tour. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the tour , hope to see you again soon Happy Haunting!
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Great host - Chloe- interesting trip around the city, learnt some new things. Chloe was an engaging host. Good size group around 30.
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Response from Customer S, Manager at Melbourne Ghost Tour
Responded 17 Aug 2019
Thanks for your review, great to hear you enjoyed the Darker Side of Melbourne.
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I did the tour on a Sunday night which is rare for me but it was worth it to find out more about the history of Melbourne VIC, we started from the young and Jackson hotel and headed up towards some of the many lanes around Melbourne, I was quite surprised to learn about a ghost
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Response from Customer S, Manager at Melbourne Ghost Tour
Responded 17 Aug 2019
Thanks so mich for your review, great to hear you had a wonderful night. Yes many people have seen our lovely male ghost on platform 10 and some around platform 7!
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