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Melbourne 1.5-Hour Ghost Tour

1. Melbourne 1.5-Hour Ghost Tour

Your tour departs at 8.30pm, please arrive at 8.20pm for check-in outside Young & Jackson Hotel Corner of Flinders Street and Swanston Street for the start of a tour that will take you back to the 19th-century and reveal some of the city’s favourite haunts. Dive down hidden lanes and past iconic landmarks, including Flinders Street Station, Hosier Lane, and Parliament House. Hear stories from when the spices of China Town masked the smoke of the opium dens. Discover poor houses and the home of the genteel who did anything necessary to advance medical science. Visit the locations of Melbourne's most tragic crimes, such as the Gun Alley murder. Try to make contact with the city’s most famous ghost, the opera singer Federici whose most dramatic performance saw him plummet to his death in front of the audience. Explore whether Jack the Ripper lurked the streets of Melbourne. Then, end the night in Chinatown, the oldest Chinatown of the Western world. Tours run every Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening.

Melbourne Self-Guided Audio Tour

2. Melbourne Self-Guided Audio Tour

Download a vibrant MP3 self-guided audio tour combined with a fully detailed map of the area of your tour. Enjoy the modern and diverse city of Melbourne, a city famous for its culture and the arts. In this audio tour, you'll be captivated by Flinders Street Station, the largest market in the southern hemisphere, and the Old Melbourne Gaol where the infamous Ned Kelly was executed. You will also see St Paul's Cathedral, the seat of the Anglican Primate of Australia, built in 1891.  Other worthwhile haunts include; the Immigration Museum, the Koorie Heritage Trust Cultural Centre, the Queen Victoria Market, the State Library of Victoria, the Royal Exhibition Building, the State Parliament Building, the Old Treasury and the Town Hall.

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4.6 / 5

based on 69 reviews

A night walk through Melbourne city with lots of information from the guide. Hidden alleys and history are told by a guide who is familiar with the area. The guide also brought an IPad so we could actually see the people in her stories. Interesting history with the chance to talk to a ghost and take photos where a haunting is known to take place.

A great way to discover hidden parts of Melbourne. Our guide Chloe really knew her stuff. She was very informative and made the tour fun and interesting. Highly recommend.

Jason was very knowledgeable and it was great to hear the stories he had about the various locations on the tour.

Charlotte was a fantastic guide with great humour. Lots of laughs on this tour!

Charlotte was very knowledgeable, interesting and entertaining