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J Ward Paranormal Investigation

1300 390 119

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Lantern Ghost Tours

Join Lantern Ghost Tours on the ultimate overnight paranormal investigation. Visit Australia's home to the criminally insane, J Ward Lunatic Asylum. Your night starts with a two-hour ghost tour of the home of notorious criminals including Chopper Read, Gary Webb and William Wallace.

Enjoy a casual supper of pizza and soft drink in the original dining room and then follow your expert paranormal investigation team as they explore the governor's bathroom, hangman's gallows, original kitchen, showerblock, grave sites, West Wing, J Ward Block, exercise yards and grounds in search of the souls that still linger.

End the night sleeping in the original, unrenovated gaol cells.

Maximum group size 15 guests. Adults only.

Duration: Starts 8:30pm, ends 8:00am. Venue: Mainly Indoors Terrain: Moderate walking, some steps.

Paranormal Activity: Very High

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  • Departure details: 20/03/17 - 30/12/18

    Sat: 7:30pm - 8:00am

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Discover the darker side of Victoria's most historic properties on with the award winning Lantern Ghost Tours.

Be incarcerated in a Lunatic Asylum, visit an abandoned morgue or be a ghost hunter for the night. Lantern Ghost Tours runs multi award winning tours of Australia's most haunted properties.

Choose from:

J Ward Lunatic Asylum- Ararat
Old Castlemaine Gaol- Castlemaine
Pentridge Prison- Melbourne
Altona Homestead- Altona
Point Cook Homestead- Point Cook
Ghosts of the Old City- Willamstown
Old Melbourne Ghost Tour- Melbourne

Please view website for full tour details.