Guided tour

The Ghosts of Williamstown: 2-Hour Walking Ghost Tour

Activity provider: Lantern Ghost Tours

The Ghosts of Williamstown: 2-Hour Walking Ghost Tour

Activity provider: Lantern Ghost Tours
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From US$ 24.52 per person

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Enjoy a guided walking ghost tour through King William's Town, or Williamstown, and explore the seedy history of Victoria's original capital. Visit hidden alleyways, morgues and the opium den used in Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the historic seaport of Williamstown & the eerie stories that haunt it
  • Visit Victoria's oldest morgue and an opium den used in the Miss Fisher series
  • Discover the last remaining operation time ball tower in the entire world
Full description
Explore King William's Town, the original capital of Victoria, on a 2-hour walking tour accompanied by your very own ghost host. Begin your evening at the Hobsons Bay Visitor Information Centre in historic Nelson Place, Williamstown, and meander through the hidden alleyways accompanied by your local guide as you try to feel the spirits and ghosts that make this district so notorious once upon a time. Visit Victoria's oldest morgue, where the ghosts of children and young men still linger, and step into the opium den used in the Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Series for a taste of 19th-century decadence. Next, make your way to the one remaining operational time ball tower in the entire world and meet the spirits who protect it. Tours run every Friday and Saturday evening.
Includes
  • 2-hour costumed ghost tour
  • Costumed ghost host
  • Access to buildings not open to the public
  • Hotel pick-up/drop off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Tours depart from the Visitor Information Centre, Cnr Symer Street and Nelson Place, Williamstown 3016. Closest train station is Williamstown Station, a 25-minute journey from Melbourne. Williamstown Station is a 10-minute walk from the starting point.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Participants must be able to walk for up to 2 hours along flat, accessible paths at a leisurely rate.
  • The tour is wheelchair accessible.
  • Please wear flat, comfortable walking shoes and warm, waterproof clothing for cold/wet nights.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4 /5

based on 20 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    3/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Service
    4.3/5
  • Organization
    4.3/5

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October 1, 2022

Fantastic host, knew all about the history of Williamstown, very much worth it!

September 18, 2022

September 18, 2022

Product ID: 41511