Take a look at the 44 burial sites of D-division! See cells of notorious prisoners including Mark ‘Chopper’ Read, Squizzy Taylor and gallow where Ronald Ryan, the last man hanged in Australia, was executed.
Pentridge Prison is noted for ghostly door openings, footstep sounds and strange creaks. Recently, many corpses were re-interred in a cemetery near D Division, making this location more dark and harrowing!
Enter the vaunted D-division of Pentridge prison building with an expert ghost hunter! Your guide will share uncanny histories of untold ghost encounters and lesser-known criminals on this tour.
With a maximum group size of 20, you will have a personalised experience of learning about Victoria’s criminal history. Know more about the infamous inmates and well-known prison escapes of Pentridge.
Go on an eerie 90-minute ghost tour of Pentridge Prison, D Division, once home to Australia’s most notorious criminals. With 75 deaths reported and 44 bodies buried on-site, it’s no wonder that this facility is haunted by its past!
This prison building was built in 1850 and has been an abode of Australia’s underworld heroes till it’s closing in 1997. Get a close look of D-division, where the remand prisoners were lodged and see prison cells of early detainees, as your personal ghost guide shares infamous stories of this prison and its inmates.
On your walking tour, you will discover burial sites of dangerous criminals and offenders including the infamous Kelly gang leader, Ned Kelly. His corpse was re-interred in 2011 which after DNA testing established that the skull believed to be Kelly's was not in fact his!
See the gallow where Ronald Ryan, the last man executed in Australia, was hanged. He was hanged at 08:00 am on 3 February 1967 after being convicted for shooting a prison officer during a botched escape from the prison.
There is so much history within these prison walls. Recently noted for the sighting of Mark 'Chopper' Read’s ghost, you might have a real experience of haunted sounds and glimpse on your tour too!
Enjoy a delicious BBQ meal with dessert and a non-alcoholic drink at Bluestone American BBQ before your tour. With only a 5-minute walk from your tour location, you don't have to worry about reaching on time for the eerie night!
Operates: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Departure/Pickup Location: Pentridge Prison, D Division, at the corner of Urquhart Street and Wardens Walk South, Coburg
Boards: 19:15 | Departs: 19:30 | Returns: 21:00
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