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Address: Nelson Place Syme Street | Hobsons Bay Visitor Information Centre, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria, Australia
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+61 1300 390 119
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Sun 20:30 - 22:30
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Fri - Sat 20:30 - 00:30
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Be incarcerated in a Lunatic asylum, visit an abandoned morgue or be a...

Be incarcerated in a Lunatic asylum, visit an abandoned morgue or be a ghost hunter for the night. Lantern Ghost Tours run award winning tours to Australia's most haunted locations. 2014 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2013 Telstra Australia Business Awards Finalist2013 RACV Tourism Awards Finalist 2013 Melbourne Fringe Festival 2013 Midsumma FestivalAs seen on Postcards, Coxy's Big Break, Eat Play Stay, Herald Sun, The Age, Sydney Morning Herald

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Altona Homestead Ghost Tour

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Altona Homestead

My husband and daughter joined me on this tour. We had an informative walk around the area prior to going into the homestead to set the seen/ mood. Our guide Lisa, gave a good run... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Kathy T
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and daughter joined me on this tour. We had an informative walk around the area prior to going into the homestead to set the seen/ mood. Our guide Lisa, gave a good run down about the famillies that had lived there, and shared her expienences. Whilst in the drawing room, l felt the cold spot below my knees,... More 

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Thank Kathy T
LanternGhostTours, Front Office Manager at Lantern Ghost Tours, responded to this review

Hi Kathy, thank you for your review on our Altona Homestead ghost tour. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your evening with Lantern Tours and that you had your own paranormal experience while on tour. Hope to see you again on another Lantern ghost tour. Happy Haunting! More 

Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After an excellent meal at Young and Jacksons pub, part of the package, we were met by Stephanie who not only looked the part in a Morticia style dress, but was also very friendly and inclusive of everyone, regardless of our level of beliefs. She certainly knew her stuff and while the stories were a bit long at times, we... More 

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Thank Sibby1955
LanternGhostTours, Front Office Manager at Lantern Ghost Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our Old Melbourne Ghost Tour. It is only through feedback from guests such as yourself that we are able to offer fun, entertaining ghost tours. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your tour and we will pass your feedback onto our tour guides and staff. Happy Haunting! More 

Perth, Australia
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Thought Williamstown and its history would be a great place to experience a Ghost Tour, sadly we were wrong! Our guide kept telling us that his boss started collecting ghost stories of this area when she was in her early teens and for 2.5hrs all we heard were 5 stories and entered 2 buildings and listened to the sailing history... More 

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Thank PetaJT
LanternGhostTours, Front Office Manager at Lantern Ghost Tours, responded to this review

Good Morning Peta, Thank you for taking the time to review our Ghosts of the Old City ghost tour. It is only through feedback from guests such as yourself that we are able to offer fun, entertaining ghost tours. We are sorry to hear you were unable to find any part of the tour enjoyable. Thank you for your feedback... More 

Level Contributor
6 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

If you're seriously thinking about doing this tour, forget it! All you get is a nice walk around the city and a history talk. There's absolutely nothing spooky about it. I found it to be absolutely boring and to be honest, crap! I'm glad I only wasted $15 and not $45. Very bad guys, not what is advertised! Lucky you... More 

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Thank Tony B
LanternGhostTours, Front Office Manager at Lantern Ghost Tours, responded to this review

Hi Tony, thank you for taking the time to review our Ghosts of the Old City ghost tour in Williamstown. It is only through feedback from guests such as yourself that we are able to offer fun, entertaining ghost tours. We are sorry to hear you found your ghost tour boring and didn't enjoy your evening. We are also glad... More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I had a walking ghost tour booked for this evening, however it has been very heavily raining all day and extremely windy to the point i could barely go out to the car. As it was a walking tour I contacted to see if the tour was going ahead given the weather conditions, the staff member stated the tour guide... More 

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Thank Anastasia C
LanternGhostTours, Front Office Manager at Lantern Ghost Tours, responded to this review

Hi Anastasia, sorry to hear you decided not to attend our ghost tour due to weather. Our staff would have been more than happy to do a date change for you to attend on another evening. We have guests travel far for the tours and would be unhappy if we cancelled so we run in all conditions and adjust route... More 

Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
29 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

My wife booked us in for a ghost tour of the Williamstown area last Saturday night. It was wet, windy and chilly - the perfect cocktail for a 2 hour ghost tour. Waiting anxiously in the cold by the Hobson's Bay information centre my wife wondered if we were the only ones to show up for the tour! We could... More 

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Thank VG1302
LanternGhostTours, Front Office Manager at Lantern Ghost Tours, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review on our Ghosts of the Old City in Williamstown, Victoria. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your evening with Lantern Tours and I will be sure to pass on your lovely review to your tour guide Ann. Hope to see you again soon on another Lantern Ghost Tour. Happy Haunting! More 

italy
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63 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this tour so much we went on another one to point cook homestead a few weeks later. The evening started with a ye olde costume dressed woman, with a lantern, great story telling voice and lilt. I was entranced and taken back into time through stories and images.great access to places id never known were there or accessible,... More 

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LanternGhostTours, Manager at Lantern Ghost Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review and so good to hear you discovered places you never knew existed. Williamstown and Point Cook are both very special places...it's no wonder the spirits don't want to leave! See you again soon. Happy Haunting Jacqui More 

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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

It's hard to be fair here... while my partner and I attended for some cracking stories, some dark history and some fun, others I'm sure attend for the "ghosts". I'm sure that while we were bored and a little frustrated when the stories stopped and the divining rods came out, others probably would have complained if there wasn't a ghostly... More 

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Thank Angela R
LanternGhostTours, Front Office Manager at Lantern Ghost Tours, responded to this review

Hi Angela, thank you for your review on our Ghosts of the Old City ghost tour in Williamstown. We are pleased to hear although not believers you still were able to come along and have a good night, enjoy the history part of the evening and found our tour guide Ken Knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Hope to see you aging soon,... More 

Level Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

My friends and I went on the walking ghost tour in Melbourne leaving from Federation Square. Matt our tour guide was full of spooky information that we all found really interesting. He also filled us in on some of the history of certain areas that i wasnt aware of. We had a really good time wven thpugh we didnt see... More 

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Thank CathyandMatty
LanternGhostTours, Front Office Manager at Lantern Ghost Tours, responded to this review

Hi Cathy and Matty, thank you for your review on our Old Melbourne ghost tour. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your ghost tour with Lantern Tours and you found the dark history of Melbourne interesting and delivered well by our tour guide Matt. Hope to see you again soon, Happy Haunting! More 

Baulkham Hills, Australia
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Spending the weekend in Melbourne my boyfriend and I decided to spend one of our nights doing a ghost tour. As we were from out of town we were waiting around the wrong side of the building. The tour guide Matt called and helped us out. He was really friendly from the get-go and his quirky personality and humor was... More 

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Thank Robyn S
LanternGhostTours, Front Office Manager at Lantern Ghost Tours, responded to this review

Hi Robyn, thank you for your review on our Old Melbourne ghost tour. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your evening with Lantern Tours and you found our tour guide Matt helpful and a great guide. Hope to see you again soon on another tour. Happy Haunting! More 

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