Discover for yourself with our intrigue-filled Dark Past Tour. As day bleeds into night, you'll visit iconic landmarks and buildings from different eras, including the convict workshops, Dog Leg Tunnel and Biloela House. Plus, our guide will blend history with mystery to captivate your imagination! Want to up the ante? Check out our Ghost Tour.
Book tickets for one of our regularly scheduled tours or arrange a private tour for your group...
Tickets are $25 per adult, $15 per child (16 and under) and $15 per senior.
Subject to guide availability, we accept private group bookings with a minimum charge equal to the cost of 10 participants. To request a private group tour, complete our enquiry form. Note: Private group tours are not available on Friday or Saturday nights.
As a registered COVID Safe business, we require ticketholders to visit the Service NSW website, upon arrival at the tour meeting point, and scan a QR code to ensure a COVID Safe check-in.
[Note: When you check in, only the tour location and the time of visit is recorded. This information is stored for 28 days and only for the purpose of contact tracing, if necessary.]
To comply with the NSW Government’s COVID-19 public health orders, tourgoers must ensure they:
Although this is an all-ages tour, people under 18 must be accompanied by an adult as the tour contains mature themes. Further, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are advised that the tour contains stories (and may contain images and/or visuals) of deceased people.
The tour involves a steep incline and some uneven surfaces, and it is not suitable for wheelchairs and mobility scooters. A moderate level of fitness and mobility is required.
Suitable walking shoes, wet weather clothing (if needed) and a torch (phone flashlights are adequate).
Tours will proceed regardless of weather conditions except in the event of extreme weather.
Ahead of your visit, we encourage you to read the terms and conditions for this tour.
For information about getting here, including by public transport, see: Visit Cockatoo Island.
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