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Quarantine Station

#4 of 24 Tours in Manly
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Address: 1 North Head Scenic Drive, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
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+61 2 9466 1551

Walk one of Australia's most haunted sites - Quarantine Station in Manly....

Walk one of Australia's most haunted sites - Quarantine Station in Manly. Listen to stories told by your guide of paranormal activity & ghosts encountered here. We run history, ghost & paranormal tours ranging from 45 minutes to overnight!

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An Insight into Recent History

My wife and I booked on a tour ofd this former quarantine station in Manley for a cost of around £12 each. The tour lasted about 90 mins and gave a history of how immigrants with... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Wakefield, United Kingdom

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I booked on a tour ofd this former quarantine station in Manley for a cost of around £12 each. The tour lasted about 90 mins and gave a history of how immigrants with potential diseases were quarantined before being released into Australia. Lots to see and do and good value for money.

Thank ChrisGibbs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you so much to OzPara Tech, Roman and Anne for an amazing first time at sydneys Q Station. With loads of information and tones of experiments/activities thought out the night, one will never get bored. I had some experiences of my own witch I cant explain. One being where I was woken up with the feeling of being cut... More 

Thank Corrine M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The kids and I had a great time on the ghost tour. Our guide Mel had some fantastic stories to tell that were kid friendly but exciting to experience. I've lived in the area most of my life but never had visited before nor understood the history. Thanks so much Mel for the spooky night!

1 Thank Gabrielle W
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Loved the Ghost Tour at the Quarantine Station! The Quarantine Station is an amazing piece of history located a stone's throw away from Manly. We enjoyed some drinks and dinner at the bar prior to the tour at 9pm. Definitely recommend it as a nice place to chill out as the sun is going down. The actual tour lasted around... More 

Thank GrooveJunky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

2.5hr ghost tour was great! Tour guide was very knowledgeable in the history of the area and made it so much fun.

Thank Belle S
Coolangatta, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I managed to talk my wife into doing the ghost tour at the Quarantine station. She's thanking me now!!! Boy what an intense experience. We were treated to first class service by our tour guide who was knowledgeable and helpful. I won't go in to too much detail but to say that if you don't believe in ghosts then this... More 

Thank merlino1976
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

The Quarantine Station would have to be one of the most amazing historical pieces of our history of immigration, in a stunning location but with a somewhat sad but very interesting story. The buildings are so beautifully preserved and the landscape a unique outcrop in Manly. The night time Ghost Tour was not that sensational but certainly a unique tour... More 

Thank missclareville
Washington, DC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The tour was excellent and creepy. We heard knocking in the hospital. Don't know who or what it was. Enjoyed the history and the many stories on the tour. Be aware there is a lot of walking up and down hills etc. Our main problem was getting back to Sydney. It was harder because it was a Sunday night. The... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Wow! I got here and found the etched wall to which History was inscribed, showing the people that had arrived, would you believe one of the first ships here held my fathers last name! That alone was spooky! Talk about history, The rest of the tour was pretty cool I loved the history and tales that went along with the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I wasgiven a tour and thoroughly enjoyed the experience . Very windy and cold in october so take warm clothes. I felt the presenceof someone on two occasions. We had asmall tour group and recommend it. Keep an open mind while doing the tour. Great gift

Thank nonnieben

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A 40-minute ferry ride from Circular Quay will take you to the famous northern beach of Manly. The beaches here are perfect for learning to surf or spending the day sun-tanning. The walk from Spit Bridge to Manly is a great way to experience Sydney Harbour Bay and the Australian bush land. Along the foreshore, there are plenty of watering holes and wine bars with excellent cuisine. There are plenty of kid-friendly restaurants as well, especially along the family-oriented areas like Shelly Beach. An excellent way to experience Manly is to rent a bike and explore the dedicated bike paths and off road trails. The North Head National Park is another must-see. Located on the southern tip of Manly, North Head National Park offers great bushwalks and panoramic views of the city.
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