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Sydney Ghost Walking Tour

  • 1.5-hour ghost walking tour of Sydney at night
  • Stroll through the haunted corners of The Rocks and nearby locales
  • Learn the history of Sydney’s former slums, mass burial grounds, sly-grog shops and opium dens
Sydney Ghost Walking Tour
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8:00pm Departure
8:00pm departure for the Sydney Ghost Walking Tour
Come, if you dare, on a night-time stroll through the haunted corners of Sydney that contain mysteries with a supernatural twist. Your informative guide leads you on a 1.5-hour walking tour around The Rocks district, the site where Sydney was founded and a place full of spine-tingling stories and legendary ghosts. Historical events hold the keys to some of the paranormal phenomena, which include hauntings and ghost sightings that your guide explains in fascinating detail.
What to Expect
After meeting your guide in The Rocks, starts your ghoulish walk in the mists of time, when this neighborhood was home to sailors, prostitutes, sly-grog shops (where cheap liquor was sold illegally), opium dens and many nefarious characters. Notorious gangs such as the Rocks Push and the Razor double-crossed their victims and rivals, sometimes going as far as murder. Hear the tales of unfortunate souls whose ghosts are rumored to roam the streets as your guide leads you through their spooky stories and former haunts.

As you walk through the darkened streets, your guide reveals theories about lingering mysteries and unsolved murders that have perplexed investigators for decades. Discover how sites such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Susannah Place, Dawes Point, Atherden Street and the Orient Hotel are connected to one another through these tales.

Expect to stroll at a leisurely pace for about one mile (1.6 km) during your tour, with frequent stops for photo ops. After an eerie evening of ghost tales and possibly some sightings, your tour ends when your guide returns you to your starting point.
Reviews (54)
1 - 5 of 47 reviews
Reviewed 5 August 2018
Walk OK guide excrutiatingly boring

The walk itself was OK with a quick -paced stroll around the upper area of The Rocks. Not a good idea for those using a cane or slow walkers as there were a lot of steps. Guide was boring, stories were delivered in monotone with...More

Thank Teresa Z
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile
Dreadful Don’t do it

I went on this tour with 4 friends. Two were from overseas. The tour said to meet at 8pm. At 8:03 there were 4 people who were late. Well didn’t the tour guide ream them out. Highly unnecessary. Then another poor girl by herself was...More

2  Thank Global123292
Reviewed 7 May 2018
Ghost tour lacking spirit.

I attended the 8pm tour on Saturday the 5th of May and was extremely disappointed. Our tour guide, for starters, did not tell us his name. At every single stop along the way, he spoke as though he was reading a poorly written script, pausing...More

2  Thank buzzbuzz202
Lantern G, Front Office Manager at Lantern Ghost Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Hello and thank you for taking the time to write your review on the Haunted Sydney ghost tour. We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy this ghost tour or the history provided throughout the tour. Maybe a paranormal investigation would be more suited...More

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Fantastic, creepy Ghost Tour by lantern light!"

Alison was brilliant! This was the most chilling, entertaining - and educational - ghost tour I have ever taken! There were no corny 'jump scares' or fakery - just the real deal! Alison knows her subject well and made sure we all had a great...More

Thank 921louise
Lantern G, Front Office Manager at Lantern Ghost Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Hi Louise, thank you for your review on the Haunted Sydney ghost tour, The Rocks , Sydney. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with Lantern Tours and you found our ghost host Alison a brilliant host for the evening. We hose to...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Beautiful city but disappointing tour

We've been on ghost tours in other cities. They can be a fun way to learn about a city and its history. However, this tour wasn't much fun and we didn't learn anything real about Sydney. Many of the stories were ridiculously contrived. They included...More

Thank TAC53
Lantern G, Front Office Manager at Lantern Ghost Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Hello and thank you for your review. Lantern Tours welcomes all feedback from our guests, it is only through feedback from guests such as yourself we are able to offer fun, entertaining tours. Thank you for providing your feedback , it will be considered upon...More

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