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Port Arthur Ghost Tour

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  • 90-minute ghost tour of Port Arthur Historic Site
  • Take a lantern-lit guided tour of one of Australia's most haunted locations
  • Listen to ghost stories dating back to 1870
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Port Arthur Ghost Tour
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Port Arthur Ghost Tour
US$ 19.29
Overview
Brave an after-hours visit to one of Australia’s most haunted locations on this spine-chilling 1.5-hour walking tour. Enjoy a lantern-lit tour of the Port Arthur Historic Site and uncover the harrowing history of the UNESCO-listed convict site. Hear terrifying tales of ghosts and paranormal activity that date back to the 19th-century and listen out for ghostly footsteps as you tiptoe around the former penal colony. For those that dare to finish the tour, you’ll even be presented with a ‘Certificate of Bravery and Courage’!
What to Expect
When the gates to Port Arthur Historic Site close to the general public, enter a haunted world on your lamp-lit, after-hours tour of one of Tasmania's most famous World Heritage Sites.

With its ruins and remote location, spooky Port Arthur is tailor-made for ghost tours. The ghoulish stories you’ll hear date from 1870 to much more recent times -- more than 2,000 paranormal experiences have been encountered in almost 25 years of ghost tours held at Port Arthur. Chances are, you might be next to come face-to-face with a ghost at this poignant and tragic site!

With only the light of lanterns to guide you -- and the shadows of eerie ruins looming at every step -- it’s easy to feel the presence of souls long gone. Hear tales of disembodied voices, ghostly footsteps and apparitions as you visit approximately half the historic site, taking in the 19th-century penal settlement buildings and grounds.

At the end of the tour, safely returned to the bright lights of the visitor center, you’ll receive a Certificate of Bravery and Courage as a reminder of your spine-chilling tour of one of Australia’s most haunted sites.
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Reviews (25)

1 - 5 of 9 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Fun

Our guide Paul was great, a very good story teller. The convict site took on a whole new look after dark.More

Thank Deb C
PortArthurSite, Guest Relations Manager at Port Arthur Ghost Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Deb C, Thanks for your kind words after your recent Ghost Tour experience. Glad you enjoy the stories shared by our guide Paul, it's stunning to experience the site by night and as you highlight a very different feeling after dark. Hope you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile
Interesting

While we found the tour interesting I had read most of the stories online that the guide told us. Nothing extra ordinary.More

1  Thank LQVLEE
PortArthurSite, Guest Relations Manager at Port Arthur Ghost Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Dear LQVLEE, Thanks for taking the time to experience our one of our ghost tours. As the guides do mention on the tour it may not be on that night you see or experience ghosts but these tales will stick with you and the stories...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Left Me Wanting More

Not one to usually do these 'novelty' tours. And my budget really not one to accommodate either. But captured by a day at the remarkable Port Arthur, and with a 10yo child that is at the perfect age to enjoy ghost stories and likes being...More

1  Thank starmagnolia
PortArthurSite, Guest Relations Manager at Port Arthur Ghost Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Dear starmagnolia, Thank you for leaving a review after taking part in the Ghost Tour with your child. Our guides each have their own experience of the site which they work into the tours along with the tales and stories from the days gone by...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile
Must do while in Port Arthur

Fantastic tour but most importantly Elie the mysterious guide was above and beyond magnificent. She was very informative and tells a story not easily forgotten. The set up creates a experience words cannot possibly describe you must take the tour to know!

1  Thank Roy Z
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile
Fun nihhy

The ghost tour was very good. The guide had a good sense of humour and told the stories very well. He kept us all enthralled and even managed to scare us a few time too. If you are heading to Port Arthur and have the...More

1  Thank Julie C
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