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Quarantine Station

1 North Head Scenic Drive, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
+61 2 9466 1551
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Visit one of Australia's most beautiful and haunted sites - the former Quarantine Station in Manly. Listen to stories told by your guide of paranormal activity & ghosts encountered here. We run history, ghost & paranormal tours ranging from 45 minutes to overnight sleepovers! Wharf Wander: 45 min history tour Quarantine Station Stories: 2 hour history tour Ghost Trackers: 2.5 hour family tour, ages 8+ Ghostly Encounters: 2.5 hour ghost tour, ages 15+ Extreme Ghost Tour: 3 hour ghost tour, ages 18+ Ghostly Sleepover: 10 hour adventure including a 4 hour ghost tour, overnight stay in the creepy former Doctors & Nurses quarters of the Hospital, and breakfast in the morning Also available: Paranormal Investigation Experiences with external psychic guides, Dare To Be Scared halloween tours, and private bookings.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1 North Head Scenic Drive, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
+61 2 9466 1551

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really disappointed with this tour. Not because of the guide (she was great and did the best she could) but because of drunk idiots in the group. The group was too big with 20 people. I think the groups need to be a lot smaller...More

Thank Keza71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved it! I did this years ago and decided to attend another tour. Again, it was wonderful! We enjoyed learning about the history of the quarantine station and getting to wander around in the night. Great stories and kind of scary! A little longer in...More

Thank Miss_P_aus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did the Ghostly Encounters tour with Snowy as our guide. Very informative with the history of Q Station and had some great stories, good sense of humour too.

Thank BrettM74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didnt know what to expect but I was blown away by the beauty of the property, the sad and fascinating history and the beautifully kept and maintained rooms. It was a highlight of my trip to Australia.

1  Thank DarknessRadioDave
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Great place. Clean, basic comfortable rooms. Heaters warmed room up perfectly. Very interesting. I didn't do any tours. Everything has information so you get an idea of how the station worked. Breakfast was lovely and Don't go past the restaurant - outstanding. Staff were excellent.

Thank Sylvia S
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I love a good spine tingling story so I had to go on the two ghost tours this place offers. The Ghostly Encounters was not only spooky, but I learned much about the place and the history. The Extreme Ghost Tours was nice, but I...More

Thank J C
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Never knew about this place.We only found out because we stayed at the sebel and the Taste of Manly was on that weekend ,had snack at one of the stalls and the guy said "o we a have a restaurant at the Q station,so we...More

1  Thank Gary H
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Fascinating look around the quarantine station as part of a ghost tour at night. Very informative, something different.

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Great history lessons. This is defiantly a must stop. Free to walk around. Wish we would have called a head and booked a tour. Only the 24 hour hop on hop off ferry stops here, though you can take a bus or hire a bike...More

Thank B138877
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We went on the Ghost Encounters tour. Upon arrival you can either park and get the Q station hopper bus or walk down to the wharf where the tour begins. The museum was not open so the only toilets were located inside the restaurant. The...More

Thank HHenry789
A 40-minute ferry ride from Circular Quay will take
you to the famous northern beach of Manly. The beaches
here are perfect for learning to surf or spending the
day sun-tanning. The walk from Spit Bridge to Manly is
a great way to experience Sydney Harbour Bay and the
Australian bush land. Along the foreshore, there are
plenty of watering holes and wine bars with excellent
cuisine. There are plenty of kid-friendly restaurants
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29 December 2015|
Response from helen D | Property representative |
Any investigations organised with ESP are advertised on the Paranormal Investigation Night page on the Q Station website. Our regular Ghosty Sleepover is different to this. For more information see our website or contact... More
13 June 2015|
Response from Laura M | Property representative |
Hi Shaley, There is a free visitor's car park at the entrance of Q Station, and shuttle buses regularly go around our site to transport people. We do this because it's a National Park and we'd like to protect the nature and... More
13 April 2015|
Response from Laura M | Property representative |
Hi Kizzi, yes you will be walking for the majority of the tour, however you will regularly stop at buildings and other attractions along the way. So it's broken up over the duration of the tour.