Guided tour

Coburg: Pentridge Prison Ghost-Themed Walking Tour

Activity provider: Lantern Ghost Tours

Coburg: Pentridge Prison Ghost-Themed Walking Tour

Activity provider: Lantern Ghost Tours
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From US$ 31.31 per person

Likely to sell out

Walk in the footsteps of Chopper Reed, uncover the outlaw Ned Kelly’s remains, and experience the final moments of Ronald Ryan on his ghost-themed walking tour in Coburg.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the haunted past of Pentridge Prison, D Division
  • Hear of Australia's most notorious criminals and the ghosts that linger
  • Tour buildings not open to the public with your own personal ghost guide
Full description

Explore Pentridge Prison in Coburg on this walking tour that focuses on the macabre. Uncover the secrets of this location where 44 bodies are buried. Hear about the key members of Australia’s criminal underworld who called Pentridge home.

Enter the site and begin your tour of Pentridge Prison, D Division which has been standing since 1850. Trace the history of this site since the first prisoners arrived at the prison in 1851. 

Immerse yourself in the dark side of Australia's most famous prison as you hear the harrowing tale of Ronald Ryan, the last man executed in Australia. Find out how this prison relates to Chopper Reed and Ned Kelly through spine-chilling stories. 

Includes
  • Walking ghost tour of Pentridge Prison, D Division
  • Your very own ghost host
  • Access to buildings not open to the public
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 16 years
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    Meeting point

    Pentridge Prison, D Division, at the corner of Urquhart Street and Wardens Walk South, Coburg

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    Important information

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    • This tour is for adults only (must be aged 16+)
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 /5

    based on 181 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.7/5
    • Value for money
      4.4/5
    • Service
      4.8/5
    • Organization
      4.7/5

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    This was a really cool experience. The tour guide was amazing, and he was super knowledgable and clearly passionate about the tour! The only downside (message to management) is that there are lounge chairs areas set up along the different floors now, which disrupts the illusion that you're in a creepy, haunted, abandoned prison.

    July 28, 2022

    Great, but group was oversized

    I had a great time learning the history of Australian law & order, ghosts and other supernatural activity were second to that. Limited free time to experience anything supernatural and the group size was too big. During the limited free time, the group was overly loud and excessively used their flash/lights. Would recommend opening another wing as what was seen was limited, and if you really wanted to focus on the ghost/supernatural aspect that free time was done in the quiet, with no lights and was extended.

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    August 19, 2019

    Foreboding eerie entertaining .

    Really enjoyed this experience I personally did not see any ghostly beings but definitely sensed a foreboding presence perhaps left behind by all the misery and suffering within the walls of D block .The Guides were amazing telling the stories of the inmates twined with history and humor made this a very interesting and entertaining night .

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    May 26, 2019

    Product ID: 41529