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13 Aug 2018
“Top night out!”
12 Aug 2018
“History Come Alive”
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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
104 Scott St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 438 175 510
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

Great way to explore the seldom used top end of town and learn about the historic buildings and the things that happened inside them. Great presentation of stories from James and Elizabeth.

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Thank Ssej Y
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Was a lot of fun, very interesting excursion out in the evening. The staff were very friendly helpful and interesting

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Thank androsynth
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

A great experience that was fascinating and brought the history of Newcastle alive. Guides were great.

Thank Mazzack
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Thoroughly enjoyable - strolling around beautiful Newcastle East and gaining a new understanding of our city's past. Excellent guide.

Thank Jocelyn K
Reviewed 5 August 2018

What a great way to spend an evening walking around Newcastle. Our enthusiastic guides Sara and James took us for a 90 minute walk through Newcastle's past detailing some of the darker crimes that have been committed here. Lots of great stories with plenty of...More

Thank DestinationsJourney
Reviewed 31 July 2018

A fun and interesting couple of hours on a dark, cold night with enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides.

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Thank NewyNaomi
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Awesome tour and great way to learn about history in Newcastle. I have lived here for 20 years and had no idea of the dark, twisted and shocking past. Definitely a must do if you visit!

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Thank Madeleine R
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Having seen an interesting story on Facebook about “Dark Stories” and their true crime tours of Newcastle my wife and I decided to give it a go. On a cold clear July night we met with Sarah and 8 other participants and began our journey...More

Thank jondoughty
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Wonderful tour across Newcastle that featured a smallish group, we arrived early and there was already a lovely woman waiting for us at the location. The tour guide was enthusiastic and lovely, and the stories provided an interesting way to explore Newcastle and gain some...More

Thank hannahsmith1399
Reviewed 3 July 2018

What a great night. A lot of fun interacting with the cast in a fantastic changing vista of an open air setting. With a good twist to boot.

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