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Sydney's Q Station is located on the spectacular North Head near Manly. The resident psychic medium claims there are at least fifty spirits wandering the old hospital, dining halls, shower block, and morgue.
While in the morgue is that a mannequin under the white sheet or something a little more sinister?
Despite its tranquil location in 30 acres of Sydney Harbour National Park Q Station has a dark past the hallmarks of which were isolation, suffering and disease.
This is where total shiploads of people were quarantined from the Captain right down to the passengers. Some never came out alive. The bubonic plague, amongst other deadly diseases, made sure of that.
Visitors can take part in a range of history, education, ghost and paranormal tours with an option of staying overnight in historic cottages with incredible views. Although with the ghost tours you will probably be too busy watching your back to check out the views.
These ghost tours run Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday night
Wednesday - 8pm to 1030pm Thursday - 8pm to 1030pm
Friday - 8pm to 1030pm
Saturday - 8pm to 1030pm
Sunday - 8pm to 1030pm
Extra sessions are often added on public holidays or long weekends.
This tour is for those aged 15 only. Those under 15 cannot attend, even if accompanied by an adult
Despite standing in the centre of modern-day Sydney, visitors to the aptly named Rocks feel they have stepped back through time to the 1800s when the area was a raucous settlement of convicts, soldiers, sailors and street gangs.
The Rocks Ghost Tours offer eerie night-time explorations of the area transporting visitors back to this convict colony with local folklore, ghostly tales and haunted sites. You will be led through the narrow alleyways and dark courtyards of The Rocks to uncover the area's fascinating and sinister past.
Make a weekend of it and stay at one of the area's many hotels such as the Russell Hotel, a charming guesthouse steeped in history that is believed to be haunted by the spirit of a sailor. They do packages that include the ghost tour. Click here.
The local Gundungurra people know Jenolan as 'Binoomea' which means 'the dark place' and a number of ghostly tales have emerged over the years mostly connected to James Wiburd, Jenolan's third caretaker from 1903. It is believed that Wiburd so loved the place that he chose never to leave, lingering to keep an eye on things. And those things include "you."
Visitors to the caves can partake in guided tours and adventure caving.
The cave is a 'backdrop' rather than the focus, so be prepared to be unnerved by mysterious tales in an almost dark cave.
Overwhelmingly popular, the 'Legends, Mysteries & Ghosts' tour is aimed at adults.
Minimum age: 10 years
Inspection time:2 hours
Fitness level: strenuous
Average tour: 20 people
Those staying the night can lodge at the rather gothic looking Caves House where you can enjoy cosy log fires and this lantern-lit ghost tour of the complex cave system. Click here for details.
Monte Cristo Homestead
Source Facebook Monte Cristo Homestead Ghost Tours photo by Roslyn Koenig