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Dark Stories

104 Scott St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Well Worth It!

Went on the tour last night and thoroughly enjoyed it. Sara was an excellent guide, very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Corey W
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Don’t kill this one

I went for the tour last Saturday with my wife and sister in law and the three of us had a great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rick W
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Take a walk on the dark side - revisit the scenes of the crimes. Dark Stories takes you on a True Crime journey back in time to rediscover the secrets of the dark past of the city streets around you. A leisurely 90 minute walking tour retracing the steps of the cities most infamous criminals. Stories that are 100% and 100% unbelievable. Meets at the corner of Scott St & Watt St, Newcastle; adjacent to Customs House and the Convict Lumberyard to hear the stories that the city tried to forget.
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1 week ago
“Well Worth It!”
1 week ago
“Don’t kill this one”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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104 Scott St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on the tour last night and thoroughly enjoyed it. Sara was an excellent guide, very entertaining and charming with a clear passion for the source material. I will definitely be telling family and friends to come check it out, and look forward to future...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went for the tour last Saturday with my wife and sister in law and the three of us had a great time very informative I must admit I did not know about Newcastle’s sordid history. The girls did a fantastic job of presentation and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed this walk. Guide was articulate, entertaining and knowledgeable. Well worth doing especially recommend this to locals.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A pleasant stroll through the streets of inner city Newcastle listening to some entertaining stories on the misdoings of past Novacastrians. The two girls that conducted the tour were great, very dramatic and enthusiastic, obviously enjoyed presenting the information.

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

We did the tour on Saturday 14th April 2018. We had Alex, Elizabeth & Sara - My husband and I loved walking around hearing all the interesting stories and seeing a lot more of Newcastle than I have seen before. I think I will take...More

Thank Sharon M
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David P, Owner at Dark Stories, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Hi Sharon, thank you so much for your review. We are really pleased you enjoyed the tour and of course would like to thank you for recommending us to other people. Hopefully we'll get to see you again at one of our upcoming events soon....More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

What a fabulous way to spend a Saturday night in Newcastle! I highly recommend it as a MUST DO. Who would have known, so many dark stories which unfolded right here on the streets that we walk everyday! The stories were expertly retold by the...More

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David P, Owner at Dark Stories, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Hello, thank you so much for your kind review. We are indeed lucky to have great tour hosts and Alexandra Rose is performing wonderfully well. Hope to see you again at a future event. Regards, David

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

We had a great evening exploring Newcastle East and learning about the history of the city through a variety of true stories - some dark and some quirky. Elizabeth was a great storyteller. The walk itself was paced well with enough stops between. Champagne overlooking...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Had a fantastic time walking around the East end of Newcastle hearing tales of murder, shootings and untimely death. Elizabeth narrated the tour and kept our group interested in her stories. The time taken of a little over 90 minutes was just right. Thank you...More

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