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World’s Oldest Clipper Ship Ghosts: Haunted Port Adelaide

Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Today, Port Adelaide houses the oldest surviving composite Clipper Ship in the world. Once named the City of Adelaide, this magnificent historical ship was built in 1864 with the purpose of transporting passengers and cargo from London, England to Adelaide, South Australia. Although the tattered ship appears tired and worn, it remains of great historical significance to South Australia. More than a quarter of a million Australians are able to trace their heritage back to […]

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Haunted Grand Hotel Millicent: Ghosts of South Australia

South Australia, Australia

The Grand Hotel Millicent is an epic structure that sits close to South Australia’s coastline. Having stood proudly in Millicent for over 120 years, many from the area claim the building to be haunted by numerous spirits. Construction was completed on the hotel on the 12th of September 1900 and the Grand opened its doors to the public as upper-class accommodation. Although the Grand is not the oldest hotel in town, it has become the […]

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Haunted J Ward, Victoria: Ghosts of a Former Gaol and Asylum

Ararat, Victoria, Australia

The Australian state of Victoria saw rapid population growth after its goldfields prospered. To keep order amongst this growing community a prison was necessary and 1861 saw the Ararat Country Gaol open. The gaol would function until the 1880s when it would eventually close as the goldfields saw their own demise. Later, in 1887, the facility would be repurposed, becoming a part of the Aradale Lunatic Asylum. The gaol was renamed to J Ward and […]

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Haunted Cornwall Hotel, Moonta South Australia

Moonta, South Australia, Australia

The Cornwall Hotel is a historic and popular hotel in Moonta, South Australia. Not only is it the oldest pub in town, dating back to the early 1860s, it is also said to be one of the most haunted. Formerly known as the Globe, the hotel was sadly extensively damaged by fire in 1885. Thankfully, no lives were lost in the blaze. Later, the hotel would be restored to its full glory. The hotel also […]

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10 Most Haunted Dungeons and Torture Chambers

Throughout history, mankind has proven it has the capacity to commit great acts of cruelty. Dungeons and torture chambers are testament to this cruelty being places of great pain, suffering, despair and of course death. Given their uses and history, it makes sense that these dungeons and torture chambers would be haunted by those who perished within them in the past. This article will explore 10 of the most haunted dungeons and torture chambers in the […]

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Moonta Mines: Haunted South Australia

Moonta, South Australia, Australia

Moonta is a stunning seaside town along South Australia‘s pristine coastline. The town itself is a place of great history to the area, formerly booming during the 1800s due to rich mining opportunities. Copper was discovered in the Moonta area in 186, which triggered a boom period and numerous mines remaining open through to 1923. During this time, the town grew with many new residents drawn from all over, in particular Cornwall, to pursue mining […]

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Ghosts of the Burton Pioneer Cemetery, South Australia

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

The Burton Pioneer Cemetery is a rather unremarkable site at first glance. It does, however, contain a vast amount of history and many graves of the early pioneers to the area. Back in 1857, a Methodist chapel was built on the grounds. The first burial in what would become a small cemetery, occurred shortly after in 1866 when young George Diment was laid to rest after just one year of life. Further burials continued to […]

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10 Most Haunted Places Linked to Witches

Throughout history witches and witchcraft have fascinated humankind. They have, however, also induced fear, misunderstanding and been on the receiving end of some very dark events. In this article, we will explore 10 haunted places linked to actual, supposed, or accused witches and witchcraft. Our first location brings us to a lush forest just outside of Bucharest, Romania. Here, deep in the Baldu Forest lies a small, but mystical pond, appropriately named, the Witches’ Pond. […]

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