Haunted Melbourne Ghost Tour, Melbourne

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#198 of 229 in Tours in Melbourne
Come face to face with Melbourne's haunted past on Melbourne's oldest and most famous ghost tour, conducted by Haunted Bookshop founder and Haunted Australia TV presenter, Drew Sinton.

Commences 8.30 pm Saturdays at The Haunted Bookshop, 15 McKillop Street, Melbourne.

"A world-class ghost tour” - The Great Outdoors

Spooky fun! Two-hour walk begins 8.30 pm Saturdays at The Haunted Bookshop, 15 McKillop Street, Melbourne CBD, then wends its way down lost lanes, beyond darkened doorways, to abandoned abodes of the dead. But are they dead?

"Melbourne's best walking tour" - The Sunday Age

Established 1997 and still only $20/$18 per person! Bookings may be made in person at The Haunted Bookshop, by phoning 03 9670 2585 or by contacting us on Facebook. Gift vouchers available instore.



"Melbourne in its ghostly glory" - Coxy's Big Break



As seen on TV's Great Outdoors, Postcards, Coxy's Big Break, and Amazing World Discoveries (Japan). Recipient Lord Mayor’s Small Business Proprietor Commendation 2008.
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  • One of the first things we did when arriving in Melbourne was the Haunted Ghost Tour. Drew was an interesting character with many stories to tell of haunted Melbourne. The haunted bookshop was such a....  more »
  • Took awhile to find the street, due to construction and roadworks. Finally we made our way down the lane, only to find a sign on the door saying 'Haunted Bookshop, Permanently closed'.Disappointing...  more »
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  • Just completed the haunted tour of Melbourne. 2 hours of entertainment and walking showing me a different side of Melbourne I would never have known about otherwise. Our tour guides delivery is an acquired taste, I thought he was fab! But can see why others may not be open to his quirky personality. Will be back next year!! On another note, Sadly tragic to see the demolition of so many of Melbourne's old buildings to make way for overseas investors.
  • Completed the Haunted Melbourne Ghost Tour last night, so what might you expect to see? Well visually no ghosts(well not on this occasion anyway), we spent a fair bit of time "lurking" in lane ways, looking at a half a dozen buildings, old and new where the tour guide suggested there had been "ghost sightings", all related to persons deceased historically, at those locations. The tour guide did his "best" to be entertaining via his tales, however I feel you might find him a little eccentric, and his communication technique lacking the ability to excite! Tour started at 8.45 pm from Mc Killop street and participants walk for 2 hours and perhaps 2 or so kilometers around what we come to understand via the tour guide, is the "older" part of Melbourne, finishing at the Melbourne Market. We started with about 30 or so people, with the tour ending with about 25 people as some left during the tour along the way. The historical information about Melbourne was interesting, and I guess I liken the "Ghost" part of it, to a tour where you get to find places that are suggested, "ghosts may dwell". By the end of the tour I felt there was a strong message that developers are busy tearing down historical buildings, to be replaced by new high rise monstrosities, taking away some of the heritage of our city. So "Ghost Hunters" if the goal is to see a ghost, I don't think this tour will do it for you, however the tour and content it is still interesting, if you want to know where "ghosts" may be hanging out?! I rated the experience *** stars. Hope this helps : )

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