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Address: 3/13 Smart Street, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
Phone Number: +61 411 357 519
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Newcastle Ghost Tours

Moved to Newcastle 6 years ago and had no idea of its convict/ slightly gruesome origins. Renata was an excellent guide, extremely knowledgeable on both the history of Newcastle... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Tamiki_91
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Mackay, Australia
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Mackay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Moved to Newcastle 6 years ago and had no idea of its convict/ slightly gruesome origins. Renata was an excellent guide, extremely knowledgeable on both the history of Newcastle and Paranormal investigations. She led us all around Newcastle oldest sections and supplemented the tour with pictures and artists depictions on what Newcastle looked like once upon a time. The ghostly... More 

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Thank Tamiki_91
Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

More a history tour, with a few interesting ghost stories thrown in. Nonetheless, a fantastic and eye opening insight into the convict history of Newcastle and how ghost stories have been founded on this past. Was good to see some sites of Newcastle that are not often visited, and learn about their secrets.

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Thank lukemacca1
Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We had a tour of Newcastle history since European settlement and were surprised what we learnt about the city on a crispy winter's evening. Renata was our friendly guide through the locations and was able to answer all our questions about history and ghosts. The tour was supplemented with historical photographs of the same sites we were viewing. There were... More 

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Thank Kay B
Newcastle, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Being locals to Newcastle we thought we heard pretty much everything there is to know about the history of the city. The tour is skillfully built to tell the history of Newcastle, while shining a light on the people who lived in Newcastle in its early days. The tour guide Renata is super informed, knowledgeable and personable. Although we did... More 

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Thank Jane L
Gosford, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Spent a great night with Renata. We highly recommend this tour to anyone who loves history intertwined with good old ghost chasing...It was a bonus to witness paranormal activity on our tour ...

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Nelson Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent evening. Fun time with friends. Need to book well in advance. Small groups preferable. Winter nights are the best. Very informative. A shame the tour is not longer.

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Thank EatnGreet2464
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

This tour was very informative and very professional. Renata was fantastic. We learnt a lot of about the history of Newcastle. We were very impressed that she did the tour for only two of us. Cheryl and Jeff

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

I went with a couple of friends to the wallsend cemetery and the guides were fun. They lend you ghost finding equipment to search around the cemetery with and tell you some interesting ghost stories. A bit of fun I wouldn't go taking it too seriously.

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Thank Rory J
Greater Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

We had such a lovely time last night on our tour, we learnt so much about the history of newcastle and its dark past. Will highly recommend to everyone.

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Thank leaanddale
Newcastle, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

This tour was interesting, even if you don't believe in ghosts, or are sceptical about it, it's a great tour to go on, Renata is very knowledgeable about the amazing history of Newcastle. There are some amazing stories of what happened to people many years ago. All true stories. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone, just make sure... More 

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