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Newcastle Dark Stories True Crime Tour

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    This is a lesiurely 2km walking tour in which you will visit the most famous true crime sites from Newcastle's dark past.  The tour runs for approximately 90 minutes.
    You will meet your guide at the corner of Scott St & Watt St, Newcastle; adjacent to Customs House and the Convict Lumberyard and you will be taken through the streets of Newcastle including(but not limited to) the following stories/locations that prove fact is stranger than fiction:-
    Great Northern Hotel 
    Convict Lumberyard
    Parnell Place 
    Old Jail
    Christchurch Cathedral
    The Lockup
    All these stories are 100% true yet 100% unbelievable.  Newcastle tried hard to forget the past.....
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Was very interesting wandering around the streets of Newcastle at night learning some of the dark events that took place in late 19th century Newcastle.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Beathy27
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Great night tour taken with the family. I wasn't sure how our teenage daughter would react, but she thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it. I would highly recommend it to anyone interested in learning more about Newcastles history. The guide was very accommodating and took...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank krispy54
    Reviewed 8 July 2019

    We decided to check out the darker side of Newcastle, and thoroughly enjoyed the walk around the East end. The tour guide, Emma, was well informed, and had done her own research into some of the stories, and was able to add more detail. There...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank AdrianS582
    Reviewed 9 June 2019

    Was a very interesting night out, something a bit different, educational and entertaining. I have done both the Sydney and Newcastle tour and plan on doing the Maitland one as soon I get the time off work. I would advise everyone to give the tours...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Ellisha E
    Reviewed 24 April 2019

    We went with a group of friends. None of us really knowing the crime history of Newcastle. We all enjoyed the stories. Was well worth it. Emma was a great guide. Wear comfortable walking shoes and go to the bathroom beforehand. We did the tour...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank ChelleSul
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