Ghostly Encounters

(previously known as the Adult Ghost Tour)

Featured on paranormal reality TV show Ghost Hunters International, Sydney's Quarantine Station is reputed to be one of the most haunted sites in Australia!

adult ghostRunning for over 20 years, Ghostly Encounters is our most popular tour & not to be missed experience.

North Head Quarantine Station was used for over 150 years to isolate people who had or had been exposed to deadly infectious diseases such as bubonic plague, spanish influenza, smallpox, typhus, scarlet fever & yellow fever. Over 500 people died during the Station's 150-year history and it is said that their spirits have never left.

Join your Guide on a lantern-lit tour of our most haunted buildings such as the Hospital, Morgue, and Showerblock. Hear stories of paranormal activity, ghostly encounters and strange things that have happened to former tour participants, staff and visitors to the site.

We highly recommend completing this tour prior to booking our more specialised ghost experiences!

Please note: Ghostly Encounters is an adult experience strictly for those 15 or older only. ID will be required on the night. Anyone under 15 will not be admited to the tour & tickets will not be refunded or transferred. Those aged 15, 16 & 17 must be accompanied by an adult.


Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday night

Wednesday - 8pm to 10.30pm

Thursday - 8pm to 10.30pm
Friday - 8pm to 10.30pm*
Saturday - 8pm to 10.30pm*
Sunday - 8pm to 10.30pm

* Extra tours may be added on Friday or Saturday nights, or before/after public holidays.

This tour is for those aged 15+ only. Those under 15 cannot attend, even if accompanied by an adult

Arrival Time: Please be at Q Station at least 30 minutes prior to your tour start time to allow time for you to be transported down to the Quarantine Wharf Precinct. If you arrive after this we cannot guarantee you will be able to be connected to your tour & cannot issue a refund.


2.5 hour walking tour

This tour includes inclines, declines, steps & is conducted inside & outside heritage buildings.


Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Sunday nights:
$49/Adult, $44/Concession (Students & Pensioners)

Saturday nights:
Adult/$55 Concession/$49 (Students & Pensioners)

Prepayment is taken by credit card online or by phone to guarantee you a spot

Le Club Gold or Platinum members are entitled to a 10% discount on tour bookings for up to 4 adults. Call the Tours Desk at 02 9466 1551 to book and enjoy the discount. Terms and conditions apply.



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Please note that our online booking system undergoes scheduled maintenance each morning from 830am to approx. 1030am AEST. To book your tour during this time please call Tour Reservations on 02 9466 1551


Please note that there are inclines, declines & steps included on this walking tour which runs inside & outside heritage buildings.

A moderate fitness & flat, comfortable walking shoes are required. Anyone wearing open toed shoes, or shoes with heels will not be allowed on the tour.

Tours go ahead in all weather conditions. Bring an umbrella or wet weather clothes in the event of rain.

Wharf Precinct to Hospital Precinct Ramp

  Isolation Steps


This tour is for those aged 15 or above only. Proof of age will be required.

This is a walking tour which includes walking up and down hills - enclosed flat walking shoes and a moderate fitness level are required.

Tours go ahead in all weather conditions & are conducted inside and outside buildings.

Tours can be transferred or refunded* with written notice 48 hours prior to your tour only.

* Refunds incur a 10% cancellation fee.