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Melbourne Ghost Tour

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Explore the spooky side of Melbourne on a walking tour with an entertaining and informative guide who brings the supernatural to life! Choose from three different itineraries where you uncover the haunted past of Old Melbourne, Pentridge Prison, or Williamstown. Legendary ghosts and restless souls give you a chilling new perspective on the city. The Old Melbourne and Williamstown tours include the option to have dinner at a haunted pub before the tour.
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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
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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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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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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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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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Response from Customer S, Front Office Manager at Melbourne Ghost Tour
Responded 3 weeks ago
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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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 4 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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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 4 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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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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By: Lantern Ghost Tours
143 reviews
john r
PA
103
Wonderful tour
came across this site while in Melbourne. I did a walking tour in London years ago and loved it. My wife is very
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bibobieber
Germany
51
Entertainment...
We take part of the ghost tour with Chloe. We don't believe in supernatural staff and so we decided us for the
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Jane S
204
Fascinating way to learn about colonial Melbourne's history
Our tour guide was quite talented at re-creating the historic happenings and daily events of early Williamstown.
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Luxleah
10
Halloween Haunted Tour!!
I recently spent my Halloween doing the Old Melbourne Ghost Tour, and it was perfect for the occasion. The tour
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Wanderer824840
41
Very entertaining
Facilitated by an actress. Very entertaining stories of the sordid past of Melbourne. Great for believers in
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Emma B
83
Melbourne ghost tour
Great host - Chloe- interesting trip around the city, learnt some new things. Chloe was an engaging host. Good
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Nigel S
Perth, Australia
295
Lots of activity
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
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NoelM1363
40
Amazing Experience
Really enjoyed the tour.Chloe was amazing and very informative and got to know the history about famous places
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Miklor54
Southport
94
Melbourne ghost tour with dinner
My husband and I did the Melbourne ghost tour with dinner at the Young and Jackson hotel! The hotel is very nice
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CCityGirl
Canberra, Australia
7921
Great night out
Tour guide gave a great tour of the city of Melbourne including the history of the city. It was a mixture of
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Amy M
3011
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
10
Awesome.
We did the investigation last night and it was great. Because of fewer people we got plenty of time in all the
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Yvette H
44
Girls Night Out
My girlfriend's and I had a great night out on a tour of Melbourne with Ken. Would definitely do another one in
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Sightsee642383
10
Pentridge Ghost Tour - very disappointing
The tour was very boring, Ross tried very hard to convince us there were ghosts, but was totally unbelievable,
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Janine022
Canberra, Australia
11039
Very interesting
We were in Melbourne for the AFL indigenous round (yep, the mighty Tiges won!!). My husband found out about it on
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