Ghost Tour (18+)

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Event Description

As the witching hour approaches, embark on our popular Ghost Tour and journey into Cockatoo Island’s supernatural realm.


As you search for ghosts and explore historic buildings rarely open to the public, our guide will share macabre true stories and hair-raising paranormal tales, including reported hauntings. 


Psst... Want to explore the darker side of Cockatoo Island with your family but don't want to spook the kids? Check out our all-ages Dark Past Tour.


Quick overview



  • Cost: $47 per adult.

  • Days and times: 9pm to 11pm, Fridays and Saturdays.

  • Meeting point: Outside the Cockatoo Island Visitor Centre.


Important information



  • Weather conditions: Tours will proceed regardless of weather conditions except in the event of extreme weather. Participants will be notified via email if the tour is cancelled, and under these circumstances, a full refund will be issued.

  • NSW COVID Safe check-in: All visitors must check in to Cockatoo Island via the NSW COVID Safe Check-in app.

  • Social distancing: While on Cockatoo Island, we ask you to be aware of, and comply with, social distancing guidelines.

  • Room capacity signage: In line with health recommendations, we have included room capacity signs in some of our enclosed spaces. We kindly ask you to comply with capacity limits.

  • Face masks: We ask that you follow NSW Health guidelines and wear a facemask over your nose and mouth when in enclosed areas on Cockatoo Island.

  • Illness and isolation: If you feel unwell, please stay home. Further, if you have been asked to isolate due to illness, please do not attend the tour. Email us confirmation of your isolation to receive a refund.


Content and mobility



  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples: Our First Nations community are advised that this tour contains stories (and may contain images and/or visuals) of deceased persons.

  • Site conditions: This tour is not suitable for wheelchairs and mobility scooters due to uneven surfaces and the requirement to climb stairs and ascend rises.

  • Ranger and Security: All visitors must comply with the safety directives issued by guides, rangers and security staff.

  • Age restriction: People under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.


What to bring



  • Suitable walking shoes, wet weather clothing (if needed) and a torch (phone flashlights are adequate).


Getting here and home



  • For information about getting here, including by public transport, see: Visit Cockatoo Island.

  • The tour concludes at the Visitor Centre at 11pm. The final ferry to Circular Quay departs Cockatoo Island at 11.19pm and the final ferry to Sydney Olympic Park departs at 11.58pm.


 

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Cockatoo Island Visitor Centre Cockatoo Island Street
Cockatoo Island, NSW 2041