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Haunted History Tour

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  • $25 per adult
  • $15 per child

Tour runs 6:30pm to 8pm on select Saturdays (26 Sept, 3 Oct, 10 Oct) 

  • Ferry
  • Water taxi
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Meeting point

Visitor Centre, Cockatoo Island, Sydney Harbour NSW

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UPDATE: These school holidays, escape to Cockatoo Island and embark on our Haunted History Tour, running Saturday evenings between 26 September and 10 October....

Secrets. Scandals. Skeletons... Cockatoo Island has its fair share of all three.  Discover for yourself with our all-ages Haunted History Tour, running Saturday evenings! As you explore atmospheric landmarks, including the convict workshops and gaol, Dog Leg Tunnel and Biloela House, our guide will blend history with mystery to captivate your imagination!





Book tickets for a scheduled tour or request an on-demand tour for your group...

Tickets for all scheduled Haunted History Tours are $25 per adult and $15 per child (12 and under). Subject to guide availability, we also accept on-demand tour bookings for groups of up to 15 people with a minimum charge of $120 per booking.

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Join a Haunted History Tour to discover Cockatoo Island’s skeletons, secrets and scandals.
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Plan ahead

Content warning arrow

Although this is an all-ages tour, people under 18 must be accompanied by an adult as our guide will address potentially confronting.

First Nations disclaimer arrow

The tour contains stories (and may contain images and/or visuals) of deceased people.

Island conditions arrow

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.

What to bring arrow

Suitable walking shoes, wet weather clothing (if needed) and a torch (phone flashlights are adequate).

Weather conditions arrow

This tour will proceed regardless of weather conditions except in the event of extreme weather.   

Terms and conditions arrow

Ahead of your visit, we encourage you to read the terms and conditions for this tour.


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