Ghosts of the Marree Railway Station and Abandoned Locomotives

Marree, South Australia, Australia

Marree is a small, remote town in the Northern parts of South Australia. It was first surveyed in 1883 and was connected to other towns with a rail line in 1884. The Marree Railway Station became an important part of the town’s history and allowed for the transportation of cattle, coal and passengers across South Australia. The station worked to serve the state until the 1980s when it was officially closed down. The station still […]

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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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The Ghosts of Dead Man’s Pass: Gawler, South Australia

Gawler, South Australia, Australia

One of Gawler’s most popular walking trails boasts a seriously grim name. Dead Man’s Pass wasn’t always named as such but received a new title following the death of a mystery person. It’s also claimed to have a ghost or two. Though this area saw much history surrounding its first inhabitants, the Kaurna People, history related to the early settlers navigating the area began in the 1830s. Dead Man’s Pass was originally dubbed Murray Pass […]

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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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Linda: A Tasmanian Ghost Town

Tasmania, Australia

Wedged in a magnificent Tasmanian valley lies Linda, a former town left to rot away in the elements. Now a ghost town, the site of Linda was once a place of importance for the local mining community, lying just 10 minutes outside of Queenstown. The ghost town of Linda dates back to the late 1800s and has been witness to some of the area’s most trying times. One of these was the North Mount Lyell […]

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Haunted Pub in Kapunda: Sir John Franklin Hotel

Kapunda, South Australia, Australia

Often claimed to be one of the most haunted towns in Australia, Kapunda has gained quite a strong reputation within the paranormal field. The former mining town is known for its haunted cemetery and the infamous North Kapunda Hotel. However, there is another hotel that sits along the main street of town that could give these better known Kapunda-haunts a run for their money where ghost stories are concerned. The Sir John Franklin Hotel is […]

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The Mystery and Death of the Somerton Man

South Australia, Australia

At 6.30 am on December 1st, 1948 the body of a man was discovered on Somerton Park Beach, South Australia. To this day the man remains unidentified, with his case commonly referred to as that of the Somerton Man or the Tamam Shud case. The peculiar circumstances surrounding this death thrust the case into the spotlight, intriguing many and gaining worldwide attention. After the discovery of the man’s body, police were notified and arrived at […]

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Port Adelaide’s Scariest Ghost: Jenkins Street

South Australia, Australia

Port Adelaide is one of the most historic and haunted areas of South Australia. The Port dates back to the 1830s, with it being made up of swamplands and mangroves before this. The area was to quickly gain a reputation for being a tough place to live, where murder, disease and drunken individuals being shanghaied to work on ships was a way of life. Just a few reasons why Port Adelaide earned itself the nickname, […]

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