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The Ghost of Waterfall Gully: Haunted South Australia

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Waterfall Gully is a picturesque and popular hiking trail in South Australia. Many visit to marvel at the beauty of the gushing falls or to tie the knot in its surrounding natural gardens. Despite the area’s beauty, it does have a tragic moment in its past that is believed to have caused a haunting. 1926 saw an epic bush fire sweep through this area’s bushland, enter Waterfall Gully and threaten lives and buildings, such as […]

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The Haunted Adelaide Zoo

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Not only is the Adelaide Zoo one of South Australia’s most beloved tourist attractions, but it is also an important institution for local education and the conservation of wildlife. The Zoo first opened its doors in 1883 and has housed many native and exotic animals since. Recently, the Adelaide Zoo became of interest to the paranormal community when Adelaide’s Haunted Horizons began to conduct dark history tours, which featured some tales of potential hauntings. It […]

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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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Haunted Grand Lodge of the Freemasons, Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

The Freemasons have existed in Adelaide for years. Many pass by their Grand Lodge without taking much notice of the building, yet it is a place of great history. It has stood along North Terrace since the 1920s, being constructed between 1924 and 1927. It was originally built to replace another lodge in the city that dated back to 1869. The building has seen many uses. From housing Government officials, to acting as a temporary […]

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A Haunted Mansion in Adelaide: Naval, Military and Air Force Club

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

One of South Australia’s most prestigious clubs exists in a beautifully ornate mansion in the heart of Adelaide. The Naval, Military and Airforce Club of South Australia has been around since the late 1800s, yet made its way into its current home, a historic mansion, in the 1950s. This gorgeous building was originally built in 1873 as a family home for John Rounsevell. John lived within the home until 1902 when he died of a […]

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The Old Spot Hotel: Haunted Pub in Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

The Old Spot Hotel is an institution within the Northern suburbs of Adelaide. The pub has served the area since the 1840s, gracing Main North Road before it ever saw the likes of a motor car. It was a popular stopover for travelers making their way from Gawler to Adelaide back when the journey took days. The hotel was even equipped with a single cell jail outback, a popular amenity for the time and those […]

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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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