The Haunted Drunken Admiral: Ghosts of Hobart, Tasmania

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

In a prime position along Hobart’s waterfront is a beloved restaurant. The Drunken Admiral has served the crowds of Tasmania’s capital for many years since 1979 to be exact. Yet, the building it is held within has a history that dates back even further. In 1869 a building opened along Hobart’s dock that was to be used as a jam factory, yet would eventually become the Drunken Admiral restaurant we know today. It is told […]

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The Ghost of Princes Park and Mulgrave Battery: Haunted Tasmania, Australia

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Princes Park is a serene retreat providing visitors with stunning views of the water surrounding Hobart. It is a public park that today contains a friendly playground where children gather. The park is also a popular meeting or picnic place where many visitors remain oblivious to the historic value this area offers. Princes Park exists in one of the oldest parts of Hobart known as Battery Point. The area was once an acting stronghold where […]

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Lenna of Hobart Ghosts: Haunted Hobart, Tasmania

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

The Lenna of Hobart is a historic mansion in Tasmania, Australia. It today functions as a hotel, bar and restaurant, all whilst maintaining its original integrity and structure. The grandiose sandstone mansion was built in 1874 by Alexander and Harriet McGregor. Alexander was a shipbuilder and merchant by trade, using the property and its strategic placement to assist him with growing his fortunes. He set about having a large turret added to the roof of […]

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Ghosts of Goodna Cemetery: Haunted Queensland

Queensland, Australia

Goodna General Cemetery is not only one of the oldest, but also one of the most haunted cemeteries in Queensland, Australia. Founded in 1859 the burial place has had plenty of time to accept interments. It is filled with people from the late 1800s right through to modern times, including a vast amount of infants from the turn of the century. Goodna Cemetery is best known for containing an unmarked mass grave filled with former […]

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The Ghost of Hobart’s Theater Royal, Tasmania

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

The Theater Royal is an ornate Georgian style performance house dating back to 1837. It was built by the founder of the Cascade Brewery, Peter Degraves, who sought to construct a public theater and add life to Hobart’s docks. Due to the poor standing of the neighborhood which developed around the theater, it wasn’t always used to host fabulous performances, yet became a place where cockfights, boxing and even religious meetings were used to fill […]

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Castle Blackstone: A Haunted Legacy in Queensland

Queensland, Australia

Castle Blackstone was once a grand residence built atop Blackstone Hill in 1891. Although the mansion no longer stands, its legacy continues to remain. The castle was built for a wealthy man, Lewis Thomas, after he immigrated to Australia. Thomas had made his fortune through coal mining and spared no expense when creating his new luxurious home. This magnificent property once stood tall at 3 stories, consisting of 49 different rooms and sprawling over acreage […]

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Ghost Hole Mine: Haunted Mount Coot-Tha, Queensland

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Ghost Hole Mine is an abandoned gold mine, which now forms a popular and mysterious hiking trail in the Mount Coot-Tha region of Queensland, Australia. While the mine itself is now sealed and closed-off, certainly not much to look at, the area contains a great deal of history from by-gone days of Australian mining. Ghost Hole Mine was by most accords a rather unsuccessful venture. The only records of gold leaving the mine were that […]

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The Australian Hotel: Haunted Pub in Queensland

Queensland, Australia

You’d be hard-pressed to find a country pub with more charm than the Australian Hotel. This piece of local history has sat within the small community of Boonah since 1888. Its wooden deck, creaking stairs and quaint front bar are all cherished parts of character that have made the hotel feel like a second home to many. The welcoming nature of the Australian Hotel even seems to have extended past the living and coaxed many […]

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