Ghost Tours prides itself on upholding the motto 'Heritage and Hauntings'. They combine the unique experience of visiting Brisbane and South East Queensland's most historic haunted sites with the ancient art of story telling. Hear classic local ghost stories, urban legends and myths, true tales of tragedy, crime, murder, magic, witchcraft, love and death. Ghost Tours has been operating since last century when it was established by local dark historian Jack Sim.
Undertake a tour with an eerie Ghost Host who imparts the haunted heritage of the sites visited. The presence of these creepy characters is Ghost Tours only concession to theatrics - there are no extras in sheets leaping from the shadows to give cheap thrills on these tours. All thrills are genuine and genuinely creepy.
South Brisbane Cemetery is the unresting place of those hanged on the gallows at the infamous Boggo Road Jail. From the cemetery gates be taken on a journey through one of Brisbane's oldest burial grounds with your Tour Guide. Unearth superstitions, a tale of two cities, cemetery symbolism, funeral practices, executions, and tales of love and death.
Spend some time in the graveyard voted the creepiest by Brisbane's grave diggers!
Located on the outskirts of Charters Towers, the Venus Gold Battery offers an insight into the amazing real life gold rush of the late nineteenth century.
The Battery is of national cultural significance. It is both the largest and the oldest of all surviving stamp batteries in Queensland.
Constructed in 1872, it was a public or custom mill in its prime, and became a State Battery in 1919 to provide ore crushing facilities for small mines after most other mills had closed. It ceased commercial operations in 1973 after a century of service.
Guided tours are available through this incredible historic site. One of the highlights is a fascinating film presentation that shows not only the process of extracting gold from ore, but also the story of the Battery's working life - and some of its ghosts.
Discover the Haunted Heritage of Brisbane, Queensland's ghostly capital as told by the eerie Ghost Guides.
Visit the dreaded Terrible Tower, unearth the gruesome history that lies smoldering beneath the legendary Cauldron and share a drink with the ghost of the Breakfast Creek Hotel.
The Haunted Brisbane Ghost Tour is a themed ghost tour which visits real haunted sites to hear real ghost stories combined with the haunted history of the location. A creepy Ghost Guide will take you on your journey. Discover the dark side of Queensland's creepy capital.
Many who grew up in Ipswich considered "spook hunting" a great weekend pastime. One of the most skin-prickling places was the Old Ipswich Cemetery.
On the edge of town, opposite the golf course and a former mental asylum, over 150 years this morbid museum of Ipswich's past has grown to six acres; 30,000 lie here. Hundreds of pioneers and their descendants rest in the black soil - all are equal now - businessmen, politicians, mothers, fathers and children. Their stories, recorded in stone, are both inspiring and tragic. Death is cruel.
Like a trickle of blood, the serpentine Brisbane River winds its way through the landscape. Brisbane's origins lie in crime and punishment, law and order. Discover the River City's most infamous crime scenes including: Terror on the Terrace, The Valley Inferno, The Wilston Murder-Mystery and Nightmare at West End.
Join your Homicide Host as they take you on a journey to the dark underbelly of Brisbane Town.
Charters Towers is haunted by the ghosts of gold. This North Queensland town was built on blood, sweat and toil. Gold brought out the best and worst in those who came to seek their fortune. Many paid a high price for their greed...
Visit the ghosts that still linger in the "The Towers" and hear their sad and tragic stories.
Undertake this Ghost Tour with a local guide. Walk the streets of the ghostly gold rush town of Charters Towers, hear real ghost stories of local residents and visit haunted sites, including - the Royal Hotel, the Stock Exchange and the World Theatre.
Discover the haunted heritage of Brisbane, Queensland's ghostly capital as told by the eerie Tour Guides.
Walk throughout the creepy streets of town to hear some of the ghostly tales in the very heart of Brisbane City. Visit the Haunted Hall, the former home of Brisbane's most infamous citizen and the site of Australia's earliest documented ghost story.
The Haunted Brisbane Ghost Tour is a themed ghost tour which visits real haunted sites to hear real ghost stories combined with the haunted history of the location. A creepy Ghost Guide will take you on your journey. Discover the dark side of Queensland’s creepy capital.
Visit the notorious Boggo Road Gaol. Hear ghost stories from prisoners and warders. Learn about the Gaol’s history, gallows, executions as well as life and death inside the Gaol.
The most notorious Australian prison of the twentieth century is haunted by its often violent past. Ghost Stories from warders and inmates date back to the 1930′s – many had experiences they could not explain.
As seen on Getaway and Great South East this is one of Australia’s premier historical ghost tours. If ever a jail was haunted, then Boggo Road Gaol would be…
Toowong Cemetery is a true necropolis – literally a city of the dead. For 138 years it has been the Brisbane General Cemetery. One of the most beautiful haunted sites in Brisbane, Toowong Cemetery is now the largest cemetery in Queensland. This tour explores the other side of Toowong Cemetery and the infamous people buried within including rich businessmen, governors, and murderers. Discover Spook Hill and the story of a secret tunnel.
Meet at the gates of one of Australia’s most historic and intimate graveyards – Nundah Cemetery. Although officially gazetted in 1862, the first European burials took place here in 1846.
Covering only a few acres, every bit of space is used. Even some of the paths you walk are directly above those laid to rest. The exact number of burials is unknown – it was rare to keep records in the early days of settlement – but it is believed that today there are over 4000 graves.
Be led on an intimate historic ghost tour. See over 800 monuments, ranging from very ornate stone columns to very humble wooden crosses. Hear 10 real ghost stories from within the cemetery and of those who are buried there – true tales researched from archives, libraries, former grave diggers and local people – cemetery symbolism, poisoned chocolates, lively statues and Aboriginal warriors. Stories include: Death by chocolate, The Ghost Girl, The Premonition, The Ghost Ship and The Professor.
Cemeteries are fascinating places to discover a town’s history.
Longreach Cemetery is the resting place for many pioneers and characters who made their mark on the past.
Some of their stories are legendary, some infamous, and many forgotten. Hear stories of the Outback - including the Longreach Cinderella, a cemetery outcast and an Aboriginal tracker who tracked Queensland’s last bushranger.
Join their tour guide on the amazing Longreach Cemetery Tour - a great experience for groups, visitors and those who love history.
Or, if you’re looking for an evening activity, come for the Longreach Cemetery Haunted History Tour – if you dare!
A portion of every ticket will be donated to the Longreach Archival and Historical Research Group Inc to go toward cemetery restoration.
One of the most famous murders in Brisbane is that of Robert Cox in 1848. Was the young butcher Patrick Mayne involved in the murder?
Start at the infamous Boggo Road Gaol and be led on a tour through Brisbane to visit some of the key locations of Patrick Mayne's life in Brisbane. Visit Kangaroo Point - the location of a murder some say he was involved in, St Stephens Cathedral, The Brisbane Arcade and Toowong Cemetery.
Undertake a tour of this vast necropolis, resting place of 117,000 souls, discover the history of death and dying in Southern Queensland, hear local ghost stories and tales, told by your Ghost Host, as they explore the realm between this world and the next.
Be warned - this can be a very eerie journey.
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