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Published April 9th 2014
Grisly & Ghostly Backstreets of Paradise
Explore the underbelly of old Surfers Paradise. Discover the dark and seedy centre of greed, gluttony and betrayal, where ghosts still linger.
Let the lanterns light your way on this guided tour of the city's backstreets and laneways to reveal the macabre secrets and sordid gossip of the Glitter Strip.
(image courtesy of Surfers Paradise Alliance)
Each guided tour is expected to take 1.5 hours in a leisurely two kilometre walk over flat paths around the streets of the city. The organisers judge paranormal activity in the area as 'moderate'. A dinner package is also available. Children must be aged eight years or over.
Surfers Paradise Festival (2nd-26th April 2014) A massive festival discount is on offer for all adult tickets for tours on Sat 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th April 2014 that run from 8pm-9.30pm. Book online with the promotional code 'Festival' to secure 20% off adult tickets.
Lantern Ghost Tours are the ghost tour experts, offering small group tours of Australia's most haunted locations, such as the Old Melbourne Jail and Pentridge Prison. This very small company is not only passionate about ghosts, but they also want to generate enthusiasm to encourage the protection of heritage sites through innovative interpretation experiences that are socially responsible and benefit the communities in which we operate.
Their innovative ghost tours have been featured in The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, TNT, Herald Sun, City Weekly, Timeout, Channel 31, Channel 7, 3AW, Nova FM, Vision Australia, Triple M, Triple R and Melbourne Talk Radio.