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Help me find... ghosts and ghouls in the city

Last updated 31 Jan, 2024

Consider yourself a ghostbuster or just love hearing about history and the paranormal? The city is full of places to potentially find a ghostly friend... or something more sinister. Discover the best local haunts and ghostly encounters below.

Adelaide Ghosts and Ghouls Walking Tour

Start at City Library, 3 Rundle Place, 77-91 Rundle Mall, Adelaide SA 5000

Explore the city’s chilling history and learn more about alleged hauntings and crimes on the Adelaide Ghosts and Ghouls Walking Tour. Visit multiple locations across the city including one of Adelaide’s most well-known urban legend locations — Adelaide Arcade. This tour is free and can be done at your own leisure, but the recommended time is two to two-and-a-half hours.

Lantern Ghost Tours

Adelaide Gaol, Gaol Road, Adelaide SA 5000

Follow in the footsteps of prisoners from years gone by at the Adelaide Gaol with award-winning Lantern Ghost Tours. Be incarcerated for a few hours for a true prison experience and perhaps come face-to-face with a few of the local residents, including the ghost of Governor Ashton, the first Governor of the Adelaide Gaol.

Zero Latency VR

162 Grote Street, Adelaide SA 5000

Do you love being spooked but don’t want to physically come face-to-face with the dead? Get your spook on through the power of virtual reality at Zero Latency VR and enter a whole new world full of surprise and delight. Don’t worry, they’ll pull you straight back into reality if the monsters get too scary.

Adelaide's Haunted Horizons Ghost Tours

Adelaide SA 5000

This tour has been described as the ‘scariest ghost tour in Australia’ so you know you’re in for a fright. Go on a paranormal investigation with the team at Adelaide’s Haunted Horizons Ghost Tours and go searching for activity beyond the grave using state-of-the-art ghost-hunting equipment.

Mindshift Escape Rooms

246 Pulteney Street, Adelaide SA 5000

Try your luck at escaping a haunted house at Mindshift Escape Rooms’. You have 60 minutes to escape Gypsy Manor with great fortune. But hurry, the previous owner only cast a spell to protect you from the manor’s other residents for only a short amount of time.

West Terrace Cemetery by Night Tour

161 West Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000
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West Terrace Cemetery is home to over 150,000 souls so you’re bound to bump into someone... or something during your visit. Explore the cemetery on a West Terrace Cemetery by Night Tour and learn more about long-dead characters of the graveyard, including local heroes, lovers, political greats and cold-blooded killers.

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