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Melbourne Ghost Tour provided by Lantern Ghost Tours

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Melbourne Ghost Tour

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Overview
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.
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    Lantern Ghost Tours
    Stop: 90 minutes -
    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
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    Pass by Young and Jackson's Hotel
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
Duration
1h 30m
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 travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled 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 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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john r wrote a review Jan 2020
PA12 contributions4 helpful votes
came across this site while in Melbourne. I did a walking tour in London years ago and loved it. My wife is very in tune to the psychic and I surprised her with this. We did the old melbourne tour on friday night with Charlotte. Not only do you get ghosts, you get history too.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Customer S, Front Office Manager at Melbourne Ghost Tour
Responded 29 Jan 2020
Hi John , What a lovely surprise for your wife, so happy to hear you visited two Lantern Ghost Tours while in Melbourne. That's fantastic you loved them both and we love having psychic's attend tour. Thanks for the excellent review and hope to see you again when you visit next time Happy Haunting!
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bibobieber wrote a review Jan 2020
Germany5 contributions1 helpful vote
We take part of the ghost tour with Chloe. We don't believe in supernatural staff and so we decided us for the tour just for our entertainment. Chloe was a super tour guide. We enjoyed her storytelling skills, and loved the way she painted all the characters.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Customer S, Front Office Manager at Melbourne Ghost Tour
Responded 7 Jan 2020
Hello and thank you for your review. It's great to hear you enjoyed the Old Melbourne Ghost Tour with your ghost host Chloe , Hope to see you again soon on another Lantern Ghost Tour
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Jane S wrote a review Nov 2019
32 contributions4 helpful votes
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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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Customer S, Front Office Manager at Melbourne Ghost Tour
Responded 5 Nov 2019
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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Leah Lux wrote a review Nov 2019
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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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Date of experience: October 2019
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Responded 5 Nov 2019
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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Wanderer824840 wrote a review Sep 2019
7 contributions1 helpful vote
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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Date of experience: July 2019
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Responded 8 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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Jan T
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Good to know its run by amazing volunteers.
Interesting tour, however we were confused with what we had purchased & thought we were meant to be on the Asylum t
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skillr01
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Great insight to hidden part of Sydney history
Our guide Alison was certainly enthusiastic and she professionally guided us to parts of Sydney that we were not aw
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Lisa W
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Wonderful way to discover the history and experience things in the dark.
We had a wonderful time be guided by Alison our guide. She took us for a walk around the rocks area and told us sto
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ros3y50
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You be the judge!
We enjoyed this tour very much. The guide Kipp was very good at her job albeit a little nervous and was very knowle
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NaomiSequeira
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Insightful evening with beautiful views and spooky stories
I'm not sure why there are a lot of bad reviews...I personally enjoyed The Lantern Ghost Tour. I've always been int
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381annp
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A beautiful way to see Sydney at night and hear some Ghostly stories
Our family had a wonderful experience on this tour with Alison. We heard a ghostly story about the Ghost Train Rid
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Liz B
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Lantern Ghost Tours Great Experience
Took the tour last night and saw parts of Sydney didnt know existed. Ruins under a building for instance. Our guid
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Amy M
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Awesome.
We did the investigation last night and it was great. Because off smaller numbers we got plenty of time in all the
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Global22175674621
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Awesome.
We did the investigation last night and it was great. Because of fewer people we got plenty of time in all the room
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Ladymajik57
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Informative Adventure
We took our teenage granddaughter on this tour and Alison was our delightful host. It was great walking and weaving
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yvonneanttila
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Disappointing
I have been to several ghost tours around Europe and in them one gets to know more about the area in which the ghos
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Yigal_77
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Very disappointing
We love doing ghost tours - but we expect to learn a bit more about the general history of the place; we expect an
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JustineN40
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Did it for the Lolz
My cousin who was visiting from overseas is a flight attendant and she does a ghost tour in every city she visits.
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Global123292
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Dreadful. Don't do it
I think the host or guide of your tour sets the mood for your tour. Our guide was dreadful. He berated 4 women who
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Teresa Z
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Walk OK guide excrutiatingly boring
The walk itself was OK with a quick -paced stroll around the upper area of The Rocks. Not a good idea for those usi
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  • Duration: 1h 30m
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  • Languages Offered: English
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