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Newcastle Dark Stories True Crime Tour

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Discover the dark side of Newcastle’s past—one that most visitors never experience—on this walking tour. With a guide to show you the city’s spookiest sights, uncover tales of true crimes that you might never hear otherwise. Hear about the Tomahawk Murderer, view locations such as the Convict Lumberyard and Old Jail; and absorb the creepy atmosphere as your guide reveals stories of killings, hauntings, fraud, and more.
  • Experience Newcastle's sinister side on a crime-themed evening walking tour
  • Visit places linked to historical crimes that you’d probably overlook alone
  • Hear the tales of murder and crime behind sites such as the Old Jail
  • Unpick crimes such as the Tomahawk murder with a guide who knows the details
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90 Minute Tour
104 Scott St , 104 Scott St, Newcastle NSW 2300, Australia

Meets at the corner of Scott St & Watt St, Newcastle; adjacent to Customs House and the Convict Lumberyard. Look for the lady with the lantern.

7:30 PM
This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Dark Stories Pty Ltd
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Newcastle Dark Stories True Crime Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Worth the Money
, Jun 2022
We enjoyed the experience. It was Lori our guides first group and she did amazing. Her energy friendliness and passion shows and as she gets more experienced she will be a fantastic story teller. Thanks Lori for an interesting night and a glimpse into Newcastles history.
Awesome tour
, Jun 2022
Great tour guide that was very knowledgeable. The walk provided lovely views of old Newcastle. Will definitely recommend to everyone.
Very good
, May 2021
Hearing about the “dark side “ of Newcastle. The experience was heightened by our guide, Yasmin a very articulate and enthusiastic young lady,

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