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Port Arthur Ghost Tours

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Tasmania's original and best Ghost Tour, in one of Australia's most significant heritage sites. After night falls, the history can feel very close indeed!Tours run nightly, rain or not, (except Christmas Day) and last approximately 90 minutes.We...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Arthur Highway | Port Arthur Historic Site, Port Arthur, Tasmania 7182, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took our 3 children on the 8.45pm tour. Our children are 12,11 and 8. They really enjoyed the tour with only the 11 year old being a bit scared. It is something different to do in Port Arthur and our guide Christine is a...More

Thank 8MotherOfPearl
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was a little nervous about doing this tour but really needn’t have been. It was definitely interesting and informative but not at all scary. The guide was great and told some great stories and it was beautiful seeing the site all lit up. We...More

Thank anniep686
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was enjoyable and informative but not overly spooky. The tour was just over two hours and included history and stories of many locations around the grounds of the historical site.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dukeyduke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our ghost tour around port arthur. We were so lucky the rain held off during our tour. Our kids were chosen to carry the lanterns and we saw lots of wildlife on our walk. Definitely not scary but given the location was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Janine G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did this tour on the first night of visiting Port Arthur. Really friendly guide who made the evening interesting. It is quite an experience visiting at night and experiencing the tales of the supernatural. Felt safe throughout the evening

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jackirmic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our ghost tour with our guide Andrew who was both entertaining and enthusiastic. While I wouldn't consider the tour scary, it definitely had eerie moments. The ghost stories were a good combination of funny and creepy. Well worth the visit even with the...More

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The whole tour was about learning the history of everything not really a ghost tour. The guide often tried to scare you but nothing paranormal. The tour was okay but won't return for another.More

Thank tegantegantegan
PortArthurSite, Guest Relations Manager at Port Arthur Ghost Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear tegantegantegan, Thanks for choosing to visit us and taking part in one of the Ghost Tours, your feedback is important to us. Our guides throughout the tour focus on the historical accounts of misfortune and deaths that have occurred at Port Arthur, as well...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was more around knowing the stories about the people and paying respect to them. We didn't see any ghosts or anything spooky. I won't be going for it again as there was nothing special in the trip.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GFAU2012
PortArthurSite, Guest Relations Manager at Port Arthur Ghost Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear GFAU2012, Thanks for choosing to visit us and taking part in one of the Ghost Tours. Our guides each have their own experience of the site which they work into the tours along with the tales and stories from the days gone by at...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Believe or not in spirits there is something quite unnerving when doing the Ghost Tour at Port Arthur. It was a beautiful night and our Tour Guide Lucy was exceptional. There was no put on noises or things touching your neck but only factual stories...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Elaine C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We received this pass as a gift and what a gift it was. Two days is definitely the go, as you get a bit of ruins fatigue after looking at so many things. Visit the park again later in day near closing for the solitude...More

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140tun
25 June 2018|
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Response from nicole_stephanie88 | Reviewed this property |
I booked beforehand online as it's very popular and I didn't want to miss a spot! My partner decided to come along and do the ghost tour when we arrived for the day visit, he was lucky enough to have the last spot. So yes I... More
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25 June 2018|
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Response from Tondz | Reviewed this property |
You're better off pre- booking as tours can get sold out depending on the time of the year.
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Response from algor50 | Reviewed this property |
I have only done ghost tour and can highly recommend it
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