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Entertaining and interesting

Thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour of the underbelly of Newcastle. The brief history and... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
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"Unique and fun way of learning the history of my birth place"

I returned home to Newcastle for a relaxing holiday and catch up with family that I had not seen in... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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1 Aug 2018
“Entertaining and interesting”
24 Jan 2018
“"Unique and fun way of learning the history of my birth place"”
3/13 Smart Street, Charlestown, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales 2290, Australia
+61 411 357 519
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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour of the underbelly of Newcastle. The brief history and fascinating ghostly tails kept us captivated for the full 2 hours. Our guide Ranata was wonderful and very knowledgeable. Would highly recommend this tour to anyone who enjoys a leisurely walk...More

Thank Foodygrl
Reviewed 25 January 2018

I have been on 3 ghost/history tours with Renata. I would thoroughly recommend the East end tour - very thorough, lots of stories, many different sites. I was a bit disappointed with the Scratchley's tour - as it replicated a lot of what I had...More

Thank Stepha123
Reviewed 25 January 2018

I returned home to Newcastle for a relaxing holiday and catch up with family that I had not seen in several years. Part of the agenda was to sneak in a ghost tour for my 13 year old daughter who loves the topic. What a...More

Reviewed 30 November 2016

Moved to Newcastle 6 years ago and had no idea of its convict/ slightly gruesome origins. Renata was an excellent guide, extremely knowledgeable on both the history of Newcastle and Paranormal investigations. She led us all around Newcastle oldest sections and supplemented the tour with...More

Thank Tamiki_91
Reviewed 29 November 2016

More a history tour, with a few interesting ghost stories thrown in. Nonetheless, a fantastic and eye opening insight into the convict history of Newcastle and how ghost stories have been founded on this past. Was good to see some sites of Newcastle that are...More

Thank lukemacca1
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We had a tour of Newcastle history since European settlement and were surprised what we learnt about the city on a crispy winter's evening. Renata was our friendly guide through the locations and was able to answer all our questions about history and ghosts. The...More

Thank Kay B
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Being locals to Newcastle we thought we heard pretty much everything there is to know about the history of the city. The tour is skillfully built to tell the history of Newcastle, while shining a light on the people who lived in Newcastle in its...More

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Spent a great night with Renata. We highly recommend this tour to anyone who loves history intertwined with good old ghost chasing...It was a bonus to witness paranormal activity on our tour ...

Thank strawberry14chris
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent evening. Fun time with friends. Need to book well in advance. Small groups preferable. Winter nights are the best. Very informative. A shame the tour is not longer.

Thank EatnGreet2464
Reviewed 9 April 2016

This tour was very informative and very professional. Renata was fantastic. We learnt a lot of about the history of Newcastle. We were very impressed that she did the tour for only two of us. Cheryl and Jeff

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4 January 2017|
Response from Kay B | Reviewed this property |
The tours are made by arrangement with the guide/ghost hunter. Contact them and a personal appointment and meeting point is arranged.
3 August 2016|
Response from EatnGreet2464 | Reviewed this property |
You can ph Maitland Gaol Ghost tours on 02 4936 6482 or visit their website maintlandgaol info