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Napier Prison Tours
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US$14.17*
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Napier Prison Audio Tours
Ranked #19 of 34 Tours in Napier
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Owner description: Listen to a 50 minute self-guided audio tour while inspecting the vacant prison cells and deserted exercise yard. You will learn the history of the oldest prison in New Zealand and experience what doing time was all about. Feel the oppressive atmosphere of the hanging garden, the solitary confinement and the death row cells. Hear the tales of the Australasia’s richest drug baron; escape attempts, the Eye eater, hangman’s gallows and much more. Audio guide tours allow you to take your time and read extra information along the way. Family entertainment is guaranteed with plenty of photo opportunities including mug shots and an opportunity to create life-long memories through our Souvenir Shop Napier Prison has also been featured on Ghost Hunters International where unexplainable activities were investigated. is also one totally haunted attraction. We invite you to experience your own Ghost Hunt learning from our paranormal experts how to use the ghost equipment, take great photographs and recognize paranormal activity. We provide our guests ample time to use our "Ghost Hunting" devices.
Reviewed 9 June 2011

I can't believe the cost of this. We turned up outside the tour times and were told that there was a fee of $20 pp (3 of us) for a tour that would take probably less than half hour (This is a small prison).using a Audio guide. There was no option to do the tour without one and each person was to have one, not to share. The guided tour lead by a person was the same cost too. We were made to feel unwelcome and chose to leave.

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