If You Love Horror, You Have To Try Brisbane's Iconic Ghost Tours This Halloween

Many of these tours happen all year round too!

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Do you have a curious fascination with all things supernatural and horror?

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Then you are in for a treat this Halloween! Brisbane is famed for their spooky 'ghost and vampire' tours at night. People believe the spirits come alive in the River City and if you dare, you can see them.

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Curious to find out more? Check out these 3 interesting ghost tours in Brisbane to take your Halloween to a whole new level:

1. Haunted Brisbane Coach Tour - this fun ghost hunt will bring you to the four "most haunted" sites!

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This coach tour will bring you to Brisbane's four most haunted sites! Unearth the mysteries, legends, and unspoken things, in these dark locations. Look out for the ghost of Victoria Bridge, learn what happened at the terrible tower, and more.

You'll get to hear real ghost stories, visit actual haunted sites, and get after-hours access to the Christ Church graveyard. There you'll learn the true tales researched from archives, libraries, former residents, and local people.

Duration: 2.5 hours
Date & Time: One Saturday each quarter – 7:30pm

2. Boggo Road Gaol Ghost Tour - experience Australia's most notorious prison at night :O

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Boggo Road Gaol is Australia's most notorious prison and is haunted by its violent past. Go inside the prison and hear the ghost stories of wardens and inmates that date back to the 1930's. Visit its dark history up close and see the gallows where executions once took place.

Known as one of Australia's premier historical ghost tours, this is an event you cannot miss!

Duration: 1.5 hours
Date & Time: Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays – 7:30pm

3. Toowong Cemetery - walk among the tombstones in the largest cemetery tour in Queensland

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Toowong Cemetery is a true necropolis – literally a city of the dead. Known as one of the most beautiful haunted sites in Brisbane, this is the largest cemetery in Queensland. It's the burial place of 120,000 souls - some famous, others infamous.

The cemetery is locked to the public at night, making it the perfect place for you to explore on this tour. Hear the 13 ghost stories of real haunted graves and the people who were laid to rest.

Duration: 2 hours
Date & Time: Fridays and Saturdays – 7.30pm

And remember, Brisbane isn't all spooky fun! It's actually an incredibly vibrant city all year round.

Known as the gateway to the Gold Coast, Brisbane is home to an amazing art scene and trendy night spots to explore. Check out our top picks:

Eat your way through Eat Street Northshore.

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Indulge in great food and entertainment at Eat Street Northshore. Packed with unique kiosks that serve up delicious dishes from all over the world, you can even get vegan, gluten-free, vegetarian, dairy-free, and halal dishes! 

Choose from over 70 different vendors at this old historic wharf at Northshore Hamilton. Get more information here.

Explore Brisbane's hidden laneway bars at night and enjoy fantastic little drinking holes with friends.

Check out Maker Bar for artisan cocktails, exquisite bar snacks, and an uber chic minimalist ambience; and Saccharomyces Beer Cafe, a German-inspired contemporary beer hall, that serves a huge range of local and European craft beers and gastro pub food to share. Get more information here.

Enjoy all-day dining and exquisite drinks at The Terrace.

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Enjoy the best views of the bustling city below in rooftop bars all around Brisbane! A must-visit spot is The Terrace, a spectacular drinking space located at the award-winning, luxury boutique Emporium Hotel South Bank.

The Terrace offers panoramic views across the Brisbane River to the city skyline and beyond. Design highlights include multiple ‘green walls’, white backlit onyx floor tiles with custom light mapping, and a 13-metre white backlit onyx bar.

On top of the gorgeous aesthetic, you can enjoy an extensive selection of drinks from classic to signature cocktails, as well as premium local and international wines and spirits. With an all-day dining menu, you can chow down on breakfast, entrees, and delectable snacks at any time, while lazing by the 23-metre long infinity pool.

With so much to see and do, you're going to love Brisbane, day and night!

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