Australia is one of the most developed countries in the world. But ghost or scary things do not consider this. You can find haunted places in every corner of the world, Australia is not behind in this. There are a large number of haunted places are found in the country. In this article, we have compiled a list of the most haunted places in Australia for ghost tour or scary experience.
5 Most Haunted Places in Australia
1. Old Melbourne Gaol, Melbourne – Victoria
The Old Melbourne Gaol is a haunted place according to various local residents. It is the same place where 132 and other convicts were hanged. Many people have heard disembodied voices and other strange noises. It is considered as one of the most haunted places in Melbourne.
2. National Film and Sound Archive, Canberra – Australian Capital Territory
The National Film and Sound Archive building was earlier used by the Australian Institute of Anatomy, a place where a large number of human body parts collected. According to one contractor, he have been pinned against a wall by an unseen force. In the building’s downstairs corridor, once a place of hundreds of human skulls, is a hotspot for abnormal i.e. paranormal activity seen.
3. Boggo Road Jail, Brisbane – Queensland
The Boggo Road Jail is considered as one of the most haunted places in Australia. The jail was opened in 1883 and closed in 1989. Many prisoners were executed in this jail, hence they haunt the jail. According to various reports, one of the prison guards, whose ghost can be heard jangling his keys and wandering the halls.
4. Manly Quarantine Station, Sydney – New South Wales
The Manly Quarantine Station is reported one of the most haunted places in Sydney. The station once used to isolate the people who had or had been diagnosed with deadly infectious diseases such as scarlet fever, spanish influenza, yellow fever, bubonic plague, and others. According to news reports, as many as 500 people died during the station’s 150-year history.
5. Old Adelaide Gaol, Adelaide – South Australia
The Old Adelaide Gaol is a 147 years old jail, where about 44 men and one woman were hanged. According to various experiences, many people have reported that they have felt disembodied voices, sensations of being touched and scratched. The jail is considered as one of the most haunted places in Australia.
Article first published on February 20, 2015.