Exploring Haunted Places in Australia

December 4, 2008 at 10:22 am (Ghost, spirit, Stories) (, , , , )

Canberra – Duffy – There is a creek around, with a house right next to it or on top of it, where a little girl roams around. The former owners had visits from the little girl. She died in the late 1800′s/early 1900′s, by drowning in the creek.

Canberra – Kambah Wool Shed – Used in the 1900′s as a convict prison, where executions also took place. Many believe that there are hundreds of spirits floating around in the wool shed. There have also been reports from nearby houses that screams have been heard from the shed. There was a report of a man finding blood in a corner of the shed.

Canberra – Mount Cotton – There is a place called Spook Hill. Turn your car off in the middle of the hill, hop out and it rolls up all by itself.

New South Wales – Armidale – Armidale High School Auditorium – When in the auditorium alone, you can hear a faint evil laugh, like it’s trying to scare you. Occasionally, things will be hurled across the stage.

New South Wales – Asquith – Asquith Girls High School – At night, strange noises are heard near the hall and the oval of the school. People who’ve heard these noises say that they heard screams of teenage girls or younger girls. Various people say that they’ve been hit or nearly hit by large objects from off the top of the roof, such as bricks and roof tiles.

New South Wales – Bathurst – Machatti Park – When there is no one around, screams have been heard. – February 2007 Update/Additional Information: Machatti Park – The park is behind the local courthouse. The courthouse and the park were part of the jail in the old days(the jail is now long gone). Somewhere on the grounds of the park was used for the hanging of inmates. There is a lot of bad history there.

New South Wales – Camberwell – Siena College – Many students and teachers have seen shadows of people who are not there, and white ghostly shapes in broad daylight. All of this has happened in the school’s chapel. It is believed to be haunted by one of the nuns that used to live there.

New South Wales – Cootamundra – Monte Cristo Homestead – Used to be owned by wealthy man. In the Boy’s Room, an evil presence is felt. Children without any history of asthma have had severe asthma attacks. The dairy is severely haunted. A man was attacked by something he couldn’t see.

New South Wales – East Hills – Lucas Road/Henry Lawson Drive Creek – The road leads to the Georges River. It is haunted by an old local fisherman. He was a lonely man, whose only companion was his blue heeler dog. He kept to himself and liked to avoid contact with people. He would regularly be seen scavenging for bait in the creek. Then he would mysteriously disappear and wasn’t seen again. Many locals have reported that they have seen the old man around the creek, especially with the occurrence of a full man. Many residents nearby have reported hearing a dog howling at night in the creek. But no dog is seen.

North South Whales – the highway to Byron Bay – back in the 70′s to the mid 90s until they built a new highway. People used to report about a young woman dressed in the hippy fashion of the 70s standing on the side of the road, late at night, hitching. They would pick her up and she would just direct them down the road. Of course the girl would disappear. No one knows who this young woman is and why she is hitching the road. Witness even report picking her up to take her where she needs to go, and she disappears.

New South Wales – Junee – Monte Cristo – Australia’s most haunted house. Hundreds of sightings and strange occurrences happen in and around this house every year. Visitors tell of cold spots, voices, and not being able to ascend certain stairs due to some unexplained force. The homestead is open to the public and can also be viewed at – http://www.montecristo.com It has also been the focus of some Australian television programs. This is a beautiful homestead with a not so beautiful past.

New South Wales – Kurri Kurri – Richmond Vale Rail & Mining Museum – Richmond Main is an abandoned mine which operated from 1910 to 1967. Today, it is a steam railway and mining museum. During its operating life, there were 54 lives lost from accidents and mistakes. In 1922, a mine shaft which can travel 300 feet underground, and is preserved today, was taking five miners down to the bottom of the pit. Its cable snapped when the shaft cage was still 200 feet from the ground. All the miners lost there lives (the records of the incident still exist). Today, about five out of ten people who visit the museum, and have had a look at the abandon shaft, say that they feel very sad. Some say they can hear the sounds of people yelling out, as if they are falling. Also, strange things happen to some of the steam locomotives preserved at the museum. Some of the drivers have said that various controls on the loco’s N o. 30 go haywire. A former South Maitland Railway’s loco is the engine that has strange things done to it. The throttle will be fully open for the locomotive to move, when the drivers have left it in the closed position. There are also incidents where there the driver, the fireman or both are in the cab, and the engine’s whistle will be pulled right in front of them, without either of them pulling the whistle cord. It is said to be a sprit of the former manager, Mr. John Brown, who died there in 1930 (cause of death not known). He has been seen early in the morning, firing off the steam loco for a days run. Two museum members have seen him, and they refused to ever work in that area ever again. Mr. Brown is seen on the third Sunday of each month, five out of ten times.

New South Wales – Lismore – Lions Park – There used to be a set of swings that used to move, on windless nights, by themselves and stop with a unearthly scream of a child. The story goes that a young boy was playing on the swings back in the late 70s and fell off. The swing came back and killed the child. His ghost still plays on the swing until the local council got rid of them.

New South Wales – Lochinvar – St. Josephs Campus – This used to be a boarding school years ago, and also a convent is next to it. It is believed to be haunted by a former boarder that had died. Screams come out of a room that is no longer used.

New South Wales – Maitland – Maitland Jail – Various hauntings, lights, voices, cold spots. Now considered to be the most haunted place in Australia. The jail is no longer in use, but tours are conducted at various times of the year.

New South Wales – Mitchell – Crystalbrook – Crystalbrook is a property north of Mitchell. The men there have reported seeing a man riding a horse near the house yard. They often report someone walking up and down the verandah early in the morning, waking the men up to go to work. When they check, there is nobody there and everyone is still asleep. Older neighbors believe this to be the ghost of the former owner of the property, and remark on how he used to ensure all his workers were up with the sun.

New South Wales – Narellan – Studley Park – There has been 3 deaths here one in the hall and two in the lake at night you can sometimes see lights in the tower and sometimes you can see something standing at the window.

New South Wales – Picton – Picton Tunnels – The Picton Tunnels are abandoned train tunnels used more than 100 years ago. A young lady had been run over by a train, and her ghost still lurks around at night. Witnesses have seen lights, gusts of winds, and shadows. There is also the ghost of a girl seen rarely, who had been raped and murdered. The ghost of a girl who hung herself is seen at the entrance of the 200-meter tunnel.

New South Wales – Purfleet – Purfleet Medical Centre – It is said that a ghost of a woman haunts this place, day or night. People who work there have felt and seen a shape of a woman just walk through. It gets very cold and causes fear in all who work there. She is said to be a woman who died and was buried under the medical centre.

New South Wales – Queanbeyan – Air Disaster Memorial – It’s believed that if your car stops on the cattle grid, a nurse who used to help out the wounded when the air disaster happened, comes running at your car. She tries to get in your car to help you, as if you are injured. She tries to get in the car anyway possible. There are stories of people’s windscreens being smashed by her. Another story is that once a young girl was found beneath a cattle grid. She had died not long before she was found, although the ground around the grid had not been disturbed. The grids weigh in excess of 500 kilograms. Whatever you do, don’t turn your car off while your there. It will stall.

New South Wales – Sydney – Berry – Berry Camp Sports and Recreational Centre – They say that many years ago they locked up unwanted naughty boys and then killed them. Most commonly, the girls side of the campsite is haunted.

New South Wales – Sydney – Blue Mountains – Springwod – St. Columba’s – St Columba’s is a very old school, but long before it was a seminary. Once, a priest in training jumped off the bell tower. Now, people who have been in the school at night have seen a figure up on the bell tower, preparing to jump the four stories down. Also, people who have been by themselves have reported being touched, or not being able to open doors, and feeling cold for no reason. Aboriginals have always felt that there was a strange presence on the grounds, or an uncomfortable feeling on the grounds.

New South Wales – Sydney – Busby – James Busby High School – It was built in the 1960′s as a temporary high school, but due to population rapidly increasing, it has been made a permanent high school that still remains today. Reports of classroom lights flashing at night, and of a ghost-like dog that chases people who dare to take a shortcut through the grounds of the school, late at night.

New South Wales – Sydney – Capitol Theatre – About ten years ago, the Capitol Theatre in Sydney was refurbished. One day, after seeing a ghost, a security guard decided that patrolling the site was not worth the money. Reports of seeing the apparition of a man.

New South Wales – Sydney – Castle Hill High – Haunted by an ex-student who committed suicide. In the quadrangle at night time, a man has been said to watch you from one of the windows. Witnesses have seen weird orbs floating on the school hall, and often hear the screams of a young girl.

New South Wales – Sydney – Darling Harbor – At the Novotel at darling harbor, there have been sightings of a woman with long black hair wearing a white dress.

New South Wales – Sydney – Darling Harbor – Xerts Restaurant – The ghost of a little boy haunts this restaurant. It is said that the boy died a few days after having his birthday party at the restaurant. The staff have seen a little boy riding a tricycle around the restaurant, and the nightshift staff can feel a strange presence. The restaurant also holds rides. Whoever wants to get off the ride, puts up their hand. One time, a staff member saw someone put up their hand, but there was no one there. However, the ghost is harmless and is hardly seen by clients.

New South Wales – Sydney – Eastlakes – People have heard strange noises, like someone is being slaughtered or being dragged down the stairs by something. Next to Eastlakes Public School, people have seen something white, staring through the window staring. Kids have said they’ve seen it from across the field.

New South Wales – Sydney – Green Valley – The lights in Busby west school continue to go on and off. Six people reported that they could of sworn they saw it. Teachers, student police, and others reported they may of seen a young innocent girl moaning and upset. She was stabbed in 1996, and still remains today in the Busby west boys school toilet.

New South Wales – Sydney – K-World (beside Hyde Park) – This is a belowground place for people to sing karaoke, which is in the lowest level of the building, and is just beside the Hyde Park on Elizabeth Street. People claimed that they came across a ghost in room 11. The story is that a group had just finished singing karaoke and were going to make a payment at the counter. The counterperson said that there were ten people inside the room, and demanded them to pay for the ten people. However, there were only nine of them, so they refused to pay for ten. But the counterperson swears that he/she saw ten people go into that room.

New South Wales – Sydney – Kingsgrove – Shackel Avenue – Scout Hall – This derelict, abandoned scout hall has been haunted ever since 1999, when apparently a man was murdered and buried underneath the scout hall. It is said that at night if you go under the hall you can see a ghost of what looks like a man with one arm. Strange noises have been heard, and children often in their teens, bring Ouija boards and play with them under this haunted hall, which is extremely dangerous. If visiting this hall, take precautions and don’t take Ouija boards because of many hazards to your spiritual well being and psychological health. It is still used today by the rovers, but no one dares go underneath the hall, which is filled with junk, wood, and various other materials.

New South Wales – Sydney – Liverpool Tafe – A girl at night can bee seen lurking around the K block building. Wearing only white, reports have suggested the girl’s name is Helen.

New South Wales – Sydney – Macquarie Fields Station – Late at night, when the station is nearly empty, you can always hear the moans and groans of a young girl in her teens. Screams would begin and then become much louder. Other people have heard the sounds too. Someone has once reported that they swear they saw a young girl wearing dancing clothes, covered in what looked like to be blood in her chest area (she was clutching her chest). She lurks around the station moaning and groaning. She also sits in the middle of the station, and just stares and cries. No one has reported any violence/harm done by the ghost.

New South Wales – Sydney – Penrith – Orchard Hills – This place is an old Mafia house and years ago, in the top tower of this house, they used to take people that deceived them and shoot them. Nobody lives there now, but at nighttime, the top tower light turns on and there is a distinctive white shaded figure that comes down the front lawn when you park your car there.

New South Wales – Sydney – Quarantine Station – People who visit the now empty Quarantine Station are often pushed by people who are not there. They are even pushed to the floor during the middle of the day.

New South Wales – Sydney – Shivan’s House of Minto Heights – A boy named Shivan once lived in this two-story house in Minto Heights. He had been run over in front of his house, and he is now seen in the windows of his house, with a frown.

New South Wales – Sydney – Sydney Airport – 20 years ago it is said that 12 teens went on a vacation to Australia. It was 2 weeks later until they had to leave. Since they were teenagers they wanted to do some silly regrettable things so they stayed in the bathrooms till closing time. They were then trapped. not until they were stuck at this airport did they realize it wasn’t a joke anymore and they had to escape so they spilt up to look for a way out. The next day they were found dead. No one knows how or what happened but all they could find out was that each of them had a symbol sliced into their stomachs the symbol of death. If you go there at night it is said that you can hear them wailing and sometimes see them panicking for help.

New South Wales – Sydney – Wakehurst Parkway – Notorious stretch of highway that is known for many fatal crashes, many of which are said to have been caused by a young girl by the name of “Kelly”. She enters into people’s motor vehicles as they drive along the dimly lit road after midnight. If she is not informed that her presence is unwanted, she will make the car veer off the road and crash.

New South Wales – Sydney – Wollongong – Mountain Coal Mine – In the 1920’s, a mineworker was killed. this mineworker was disliked by the community and at work, and whenever he was taunted, he cried and then let out evil laughs. It is said that if you go up to the mountain at midnight, you can still hear him laughing. It’s quite a very scary experience because many people say he hits and tugs at you.

New South Wales – Tamworth – King George Avenue – It you drive or walk to the end of the avenue late at night and face back towards the city, a phantom set of headlights will come flying towards you. Random electrical problems, such as fuses blowing have also occurred frequently. Many people have crashed and died on this stretch of road, as it used to be a popular drag strip.

New South Wales – Tamworth – Woolworth’s Car Park – If you ever go shopping at Tamworth Shopping World, never be in the underground car park alone after 1AM. About seventeen witnesses have reported feeling tickled and experiencing a temporary loss of sight.

New South Wales – Wentworth – Wentworth Jail – A photograph was taken by a visitor on a tour, that has an unexplainable white haze in it. It appears to be one or two white figures. This jail is very old, and is undoubtedly haunted. Some visitors have even claimed to hear voices. Unwelcoming feelings are also felt while being there.

New South Wales – Wollongong – Horsley – Many years ago, a girl was brutally murdered at night at a park on the side of the Bong Bong Road. Also, another girl was killed a few years later when she was hit by a car. It is now said that this road is haunted by the two girls’ angry spirit, looking for their killers.

New South Wales – Wollongong – Wombarra Cemetery – The cemetery covers a windswept headland, that juts out to sea in Wombarra, Northern Wollongong. From a distance, witnesses have seen a white figure standing at the end of the headland, looking out to sea.

Northern Territory – Darwin – Old Fannie Bay Jail – Prisoners wake up to the sighs and moans coming from the hanging barracks.

Queensland – Brisbane – Alexandra Hills State High School – A tall boy, seen with a very tight necktie, occasionally appears late in the afternoon. He is seen, but when obstructed by a moving crowd, etc. he disappears. Rumored to have appeared in bathroom mirrors. Matches the picture on a memory plate of a boy that died while attending Alex Hills.

Queensland – Brisbane – Bogu Road Jail – At around midnight, every night, an old prison guard, who was brutally murdered by two inmates, can be seen walking around the perimeter of the fence, just outside the main cell block. If you listen, you can also hear the group of keys that he carried, rattling against his leg as he walks

Queensland – Brisbane – Boogo Road Goal – Famous for the ‘Black Hole’(an underground series of cells used for solitary confinement), it is home to many tormented souls. Brisbane Ghost Tours hold frequent events, including haunted sleepovers, horror movie nights, etc.

Queensland – Brisbane – Brisbane Town Hall – Many people who have worked in the town hall admitted to experiencing a strange phenomenon. It is believed that at least three ghosts reside here. The first ghost is of a woman dressed in period-style clothing, and the second is a man who was crushed by an elevator. The third ghost is of a sailor who was brutally stabbed to death by a mate. Witnesses have claimed to see all of these ghosts at different times.

Queensland – Brisbane – Learning Institute of TAFE – Cleaners trying to open the door to an unoccupied room couldn’t budge it. After calling in others and finally opening the door, they found a filing cabinet pushed up against the door. Note that this room is on the 3rd floor, with no other way to enter or exit it except for the door. The building is rumored to have once been a convent.

Queensland – Brisbane – Lutwyche Cemetery – When you drive through here at night and get to the dead end, your car starts to drive backwards and you can’t hit your brakes. The car then stops at a certain spot and you can’t start your car for awhile.

Queensland – Brisbane – Newstead House – There have been reported sightings of a young lady in the girl’s bedroom, and of a manservant and his wife in the kitchen. There have also been sightings of a man under the north veranda. Cold spots and feelings of being watched.

Queensland – Brisbane – Toowong Cemetery – Toowong Cemetery is one of the biggest and most beautiful in Brisbane. Unfortunately, due to its location near a main road, it is a rather loud and restless environment. There are many rumors regarding hauntings and occurrences in the cemetery, however most are just that – rumors. There is a definite vibe to the place. There is very strong energy there, and sometimes strong feelings of sadness can be picked up on. The only commonplace rumor of any violent or physical manifestations in the cemetery, involves one of the crypts right near the main entrance. People have claimed to hear objects being thrown around and voices yelling. Otherwise, it is simply a beautiful cemetery, that has unfortunately become victim of vandalism and ridiculous stories. It is just a resting place with strong energies and emotions tied to it. It is believed that the gravestone just befor e your car starts to move up the hill, is owned by a child that has been hit by a car and died.

Queensland – Brisbane – Whepstead Manor – There are many ghosts at this site. It was once commissioned as a hospital. During night and day, it is told that you can hear the voices of singing and laughing. There have been many photos taken at this site, which has unexplained phenomena in them. Children can be heard, as well as their footsteps, running as they play. Staff reports of hair pulling, which is reportedly something that the “Matron” used to do to keep people in line

Queensland – Innisfail – Innisfail Cemetery – Within this cemetery are many old Italian mausoleums. Also, the unmistakable sounds of very loud breathing can sometimes be heard.

Queensland – Harrisville – Royal Hotel Harrisville – The structure was built in the 1800′s. Half of the building was burnt down in a tragic fire, allegedly killing several people. The hotel was rebuilt back to its original condition in the early 1900′s. But to this day, the hotel is home to many sightings and events of a scary kind. Many customers swear they have seen a person in one certain spot in the building, when there was never anyone there. The witnesses description of what they saw was always the same. Also many objects fall by themselves. People see a lady in an old-style black dress in the backrooms, near the kitchen area. Many publicans have been concerned that someone was trespassing into the private area of the hotel, only to find there is no one there! There is one photo that remains of the old hotel, with five people sitting outside in front of the establishment. The witnesses description of the lady in the black dress matches perfectly with one of the ladies in the photo. Along with this, there are also voices heard calling out people’s names, convincing even the toughest of critics.

Queensland – Mossman – Mossman Gorge – A female aboriginal spirit is seen in the water. The water is very cold. A number of males have drowned here.

Queensland – Strathpine – BrayPark State High School – At nighttime, when wandering through the school grounds, you can hear the strange moans of a teenage girl from the torment her fellow students gave her. Her spirit has a mullet for a haircut, and is said to look like a victim of a fire. Her skin was believed to be exceedingly abnormal. She committed suicide by hanging herself from the roof of the assembly hall. There have been electrical surges in the hall, due to the spirit’s raging anger.

Queensland – Wacol – Wolston Park- Evps and red orbs, ask to bang wall in old cold room and wall gets banged. This is on top floor too, so no one can hit it from outside and its soundproof. Weird tapping (almost like a cricket bat tapping concrete easiest way to describe it.) sound between buildings which moves around the cement area, came right to my feet during evp session. and much more.

South Australia – Adelaide – Adelaide Prison – There is a physic who went with a local radio station team to the prison, for an investigation. They took video recordings, and saw some orbs floating. The physic heard a little girl screaming, and asked if the members heard it also. One of the DJs of the radio show did. When they went back to the studio and played the tapes, they heard three levels of screaming voices, from faint to loud.

South Australia – Adelaide – Norwood – The old Norwood Primary School – People believe that a grounds man had once hung himself in a classroom. It’s believed that the lights at night flash on and off, and fade in and out. If you were to look at the window, you would see a white shadow moving side to side, staring you in the eyes. It’s also believed that the body of Groundskeeper Brown was buried at the school. Brown killed himself on March 29th, 1940. On every March 29th, he appears around the whole school, and protects himself and his grounds from any moving object within a 100 meter radius.

South Australia – Barossa Valley – Seppeltsfield Winery – Built in the early 1800s by Oscar Benno Seppelt, who is said to have turned slightly insane after spending hours confined in his private retreat, located behind the trophy cellar. If you go on one of their ghost tours held in the summer months, you feel as if you are being watched all the time. Walking through the barrel tunnel, you can hear loud footsteps above you, but there is no floor above you. After 7PM, the lights will not turn on in the lower levels. The ghostly apparition of a maid is said to haunt the homestead and tunnels. If you walk past the distillery and other cellars, you can hear screaming in the vineyards and see glowing in the top tower of the distillery. While walking past the Vinegar factory, you can hear the machines working, wheels cranking and the sounds of steam blasts, even though the factory has been locked for over 150 ye ars. During the tours, you can go into Oscar’s retreat, which is so small it can only fit a maximum of 4-5 people who even have to duck their heads to walk in. In the Mausoleum of the Seppelt family, you can see eerie bloodstains on the walls, which are still wet on the anniversary of their deaths. Due to this, the Mausoleum was locked and bolted shut in the late 20th century. Moans and whispering can be heard in the dinning hall, which you can hire for functions. Staff and tourists in the garden have heard rifle shots. These ghost tours are not for the faint hearted, and no tapes, projectors or computers are used at all. Also not recommended for children under ten years old. Walk through the gardens as you hear stories of near death experiences and listen to the screams and shots through the air. Many tourists have felt cold spots, and being pushed by invisible forces. Others have told of feeling depressed near the gardens, and even being frightened into screaming fits.

South Australia – Kapunda – Cemetery – Kapunda is a mining town just two hours from Adelaide. It is an old mining town. A young girl haunts the local cemetery there. She was sent there to the nuns when she was pregnant and unmarried. The local priest gave her an abortion, and still to this day she haunts the local cemetery, searching for her baby.

South Australia – Meningie – Local Farms – Doors slam, floors creak, voices and music are heard and things move by themselves.

Tasmania – Hobart – Kodak House – A female named Beryl haunts the Kodak House in Hobart town center. She mainly haunts the top two stories of the building, but sometimes she comes down to knock down displays, or scare the staff. There have been many sightings of Beryl. Apparently, she is a gentle ghost.

Tasmania – New Norfolk – Willow Court – It is supposed to be haunted by a mad patient that had died there.

Tasmania – Port Arthur – This was an old convict site. This place has many ghostly figures, which are always present. Near the old church ruins, on a Monday afternoon at around 6PM, bells were heard ringing from nowhere. There are several more areas in the historic site that contain ghosts.

Tasmania – The Old Hobart Goal – This goal was used for the housing and execution of convicts during the 1800’s and 1900′s. Many people were hung and ‘did time’ in here, and there are numerous stories of hauntings and presences. Blood can sometimes be smelled under the old gallows. Nightly ghost tours are held, as well as occasional trial reenactments.

Tasmania – Richmond – Richmond Bridge – Australia’s oldest bridge, it is said to be haunted by the ghost of George Grover, a flagellator supposedly thrown off the bridge by the convicts he tortured during its construction. Grover was transported to Van Diemen’s Land in 1825 for stealing, and by 1829 records show him as the flagellator at Richmond. His death in early March 1832 resulted in an inquest, concluding that he had laid down while drunk, and “fell or was pushed” from the parapet of the bridge, 27 feet in height. Grover’s ghost is said to appear on the bridge at certain times. The ghost of a large black and white dog, sometimes called ‘Grover’s Dog’, is also seen on the bridge. One lady reports it appearing at her side on several occasions, as she walked the bridge at night. It would walk alongside her from one end to the other, and then disappear as quickly as it had come.

Tasmania – Theatre Royal – The theatre has been haunted for many years by a deceased actor/stagehand named Fred. Fred is frequently seen in theatre, both backstage and in the audience. When a fire started after hours in the empty theatre, the fire curtain was mysteriously lowered, saving the theatre from being destroyed. Many believe it was Fred who lowered the curtain to save his beloved theatre, so the show could go on.

Victoria – Bendigo – Fortuna Villa – George Lansell can be seen sometimes around dusk, gazing over the villa. Around the third floor staircase, the caretaker and numerous other staff have seen a maid that Lansell allegedly had an affair with. George Lansell’s wife has been seen in a bathtub by the staff. The security guards have seen barrels being pushed down the hill and lights in the windows(the villa was also the site of a mapping facility for the Australia Armed Forces). The caretaker hired paranormal investigators to stay the night at Fortuna. While they were there, the lights went on and off multiple times. The caretaker asked George Lansell to turn on the lights, and the flickering stopped.

Victoria – Melbourne – Ballam Park Homestead – In 1853, people lived in the homestead, which was sold to another family and sold many more times with lots and lots of people dying there. A couple were having there wedding pictures taken at the homestead(they were the only people there plus the photographer), and when the photos were developed, you could see a little girl in the window on the second floor. Tours of the house are on from 2PM-5PM every weekend.

Victoria – Melbourne – Bundoora – La Rundel Mental Asylum – Banging noises are heard from the outside of hospital. Also, the sounds of music boxes and babies crying are heard around the area. An eerie coldness is felt.

Victoria – Melbourne – Casselden Place – Noises heard, exercise equipment running by themselves, doors shaking, and cold spots in some levels. The block that Cassenlden Place was built on was the red light district in the 1900s. For more information on the excavation, please go to – Casselden Place ExcavationCasselden Place – About the Dig

Victoria – Melbourne – Daisys – A pub located in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, is reputed to be haunted by the ghost of a previous female owner.

Victoria – Melbourne – Greenvale – It’s an old mental hospital out in the bush. It’s a fair walk, but it’s said that it is still haunted by its prisoners. It is currently guarded by patrol cars and security. But for those who are willing to make the trip, it is worth while. But beware and get ready to run, because you will be chased. The building is surrounded by aboriginal grounds.

Victoria – Melbourne – Kew Mental Asylum – “Willsmere” – Noises have been heard by people living in three story houses, hearing noises from the levels above. There are also sightings of ghosts waking people up in the night, standing at the ends of their beds.

Victoria – Melbourne – Luna Park – Over fifty years ago, a crazy joker ghost terrorized people on rides and threw things.

Victoria – Melbourne – Methodist Ladies’ College – When MLC was first opened in around 1890, there was a girl who was a boarder. Her name was Nelly. She was said to either have killed herself, or to have died from a disease. Some people say that they have seen her haunting the top room of the boarding house, which was her room.

Victoria – Melbourne – Milanos Restaurant – The ghost of girl who was raped and murdered by original owners haunts the restaurant. Things smash, names are called and shadows have been seen. Known as Tilly, the ghost is always aggressive to males and more playful to females.

Victoria – Melbourne – Old Melbourne Jail – A number of ghosts, including the ghost of the famous bushranger Ned Kelly, are said to inhabit the walls of this colonial prison.

Victoria – Melbourne – Princess Theatre – Eerie lights and uncanny noises. One time, something tried to push someone down the stairs. Rumor has it, the ghost of an English tenor had a heart attack when he fell through a trap door on the stage while performing in 1888. Seen sometimes as a golden orb, or just a general feeling of uneasiness.

Victoria – Melbourne – Que Cottages Mental Hospital – Noises from the tower during the nightshift.

Victoria – Melbourne – Pentridge Prison – An evil presence has been noted by several visitors to this prison, before they stopped doing tours. Many areas within the prison are said to be haunted by past inmates. The jail is currently being converted into apartments.

Victoria – Melbourne – Royal Park Hospital – Taps turning on during the nightshift.

Victoria – Melbourne – Vermont – The center road milk bar has had reports of white, ghostly figures, floating around and opening doors. They are known to go around in the other houses on Beddoe Road.

Victoria – Melbourne – Overnewton Castle – A boy who died there(approximately 15 years ago), is said to haunt the place. The boy apparently fell down the stairs on a school trip, and broke his neck. The school opposite of the castle used to use the castle as a library, but since the children(6-18 years old) claimed to see the boy at the top of the spiral staircase, the school stopped using it. Also, passersby report seeing apparitions in the window. The place is currently a function hall, but no one is allowed access to the staircase. The main gate closes by itself, and lights go on and off when there is apparently no one home.

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