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Old Castlemaine Gaol Ghost Tour

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Lantern Ghost Tours

Perched atop a hill, the imposing Old Castlemaine Gaol serves as a warning to those below. Go deep within its sandstone walls to discover the ghost of John Duffus, the last man hanged onsite. Visit the cell of Australian serial killer Peter Dupas and the restless spirits of ten prisoners buried within the walls so their souls could never rest.

The tour take about one and a half hours and is mainly indoors. It includes moderate walking, some steps and lots of paranormal activity.
Due to the nature of stories, children must be at least twelve years old.

Price & booking


$34.00 - $89.00

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  • Departure details: 31/12/16 - 31/12/17

    Sat: 08:30pm - 10:30pm

Tour operator

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.