Farina: South Australian Ghost Town

South Australia, Australia

Sitting in the vast, forgotten land of outback South Australia are traces left behind from a struggling community. Farina is a former farming and mining community turned ghost town, complete with a cemetery that details how harsh life in town must have been. The town of Farina dates back to 1878 when it was founded by farmers. The land was believed to be fertile since heavy rains had just passed through the region. This was […]

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Notorious Cemetery Within Australia’s Most Haunted Town

Kapunda, South Australia, Australia

The small, former mining community of Kapunda is commonly referred to as the most haunted town in Australia. It holds what is likely to be South Australia’s best known cemetery, which happens to be surrounded by some extremely sinister rhetoric. This cemetery was once overlooked by St. Johns Church and a Presbytery, built in 1854. The Presbytery became a school in 1869 and later a reformatory for young girls, who had committed minor criminal offenses, before […]

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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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Is The North Kapunda Hotel Australia’s Most Haunted Pub?

Kapunda, South Australia, Australia

Kapunda is an unsuspecting and quiet country town in rural South Australia. Once known for mining copper but today notorious for being dubbed Australia’s most haunted town. Just like most other small Aussie communities, Kapunda’s main road is adorned with a local pub. The North Kapunda Hotel sets itself aside from others and helps Kapunda live up to its haunted reputation. It has been listed as one of Australia’s and even one of the world’s […]

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