Is South Australia’s Stenhouse Bay Ghost Town Haunted?

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Stenhouse Bay was the name of a small settlement on the coast of South Australia. Today, not much is left of the town apart from some ruins and a few select restored buildings. This now ghost town was settled in the early 1900s, growing to around 200 inhabitants at its peak. The town thrived from 1913 to around 1930 as gypsum mining in the area was prosperous. Though this was a small settlement, Stenhouse Bay […]

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The Ghost of Hayman Road and Carclew Cemetery, South Australia

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Hayman Road is a typical rural road in South Australia. It cuts through farmland before coming to a sudden stop as it reaches the Gawler River. There’s not a thing about this road that would make a passerby feel as though anything is amiss. That is until you consider an intersecting road where a small church, newly renovated into a private residence, holding an attached graveyard is located. It is the small, inconspicuous Carclew Cemetery, […]

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Haunting of the National Railway Museum, Port Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Port Adelaide is an area of South Australia that is extremely rich in history. Only adding to this is the National Railway Museum, which lies in the heart of the Port. The museum boasts over 100 exhibits that show off rail-related memorabilia including steam engines and upper-class carriages that have traveled all over Australia. Although the National Railway Museum of Port Adelaide is a favorite amongst families during the day, the museum takes on a different […]

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Old Tailem Town: South Australia’s Haunted Pioneer Village

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Rusting cars, antique dolls and cracked face mannequins fill the many buildings of Old Tailem Town, Australia’s largest pioneer village. Over one hundred original buildings line the streets of this artificial town, each with their own histories and stories to tell. Old Tailem Town was built as a tourist attraction in 1982 to resemble the life of South Australia’s early settlers from the mid-1800s. The structures that now make up Old Tailem Town vary in […]

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The Haunting of Anstey Hill, South Australia

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Anstey Hill Recreation Park is a populated hiking trail by day, but by night the area takes on a whole new feeling. A dark atmosphere hangs over the old Newman’s Nursery, a now ruined set of buildings previously housing exotic plants dating back to 1854. Though the Nursery is nothing more today than a series of crumbling stone ruins, it was once an elaborate business comprised of the largest nursery in the Southern Hemisphere. A […]

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Ghosts of the Adelaide Arcade

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Adelaide Arcade is Australia’s oldest shopping arcade, being built in 1885. It originally held 50 stores and today is home to more than 100. Residing in Rundle Mall right in the heart of Adelaide’s CBD, the arcade is part of the city’s premier shopping destination. Adelaide Arcade is a beautiful, inviting building greeting shoppers with a coat of arms but concealing a dark and devastating past. The arcade has seen an abnormal amount of death […]

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Z Ward, Glenside – Visiting Adelaide’s Haunted Insane Asylum

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

In the sleepy suburb of Glenside, Adelaide rests a menacing building, long abandoned and protected from trespassers by a wall far taller than it first appears. This building known as Z Ward was for years closed off to the public, which added to its mystery and allure. Recently, access to the building was allowed to the general public and long thought suspicions that the building was haunted were confirmed. Z Ward was built in 1885 […]

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The Old Adelaide Gaol is Haunted by Former Staff and Inmates

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

The Old Adelaide Gaol was South Australia’s first proper correctional facility. It was operational from 1841 to 1988 and during these 147 years saw over 300, 000 male and female prisoners pass through its gates. While many entered the facility not all were able to leave. Being one of the oldest buildings in the state, the Old Adelaide Gaol houses much history, some of which is of a dark nature. Majority of South Australia’s executions […]

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