Real History. Real Frights - Our guide, Alison Oborn gave us an experience that I have not encountered on any other tour! This is my Adelaide Gaol Ghost Story.
The tour starts with a walk around the entire gaol. Straight away you get a feeling that you are being watched. The immense grounds and the stillness set the scene for a...Read more
Being asked to service the night tours and investigations at Z Ward asylum by the National Trust, was a huge honour and one that we were excited to undertake. It also meant that my passion for history and heritage and my desire to help preserve it for future generations, was given an opening where I could help raise funds for this incredible building.
Are there ghosts in Z Ward? It is a q...Read more
Surveyor-General, Colonel William LIght, founder of Adelaide
by Alison Oborn
"I leave it to prosperity to decide whether I am entitled to praise or to blame" - Col. William Light
Most of Adelaide would have heard the name of Colonel William Light, some of us have walked past or sat around his monument in Light Square. We are probably also aware that this gentleman was th...Read more
SA Life covered a story on Adelaide Haunted Horizons ghost tours at Old Tailem Town near Tailem Bend. An enjoyable experience for Alison Oborn and her guests.
On Friday, Paranormal Field Investigators and Adelaide's Haunted Horizons had the pleasure of meeting and working with APPI - Australian Paranormal Phenomenon Investigators, who run investigations and tours in Sydney. We all came together with Ashley Hall from the Paranormal Guide for one big investigation weekend. The venues chosen were Martindale Hall, Saint Cecilia...Read more
Alison Oborn, Adelaide Author and award winning tour operator, is also a history & heritage enthusiast. She has been a volunteer guide, Information Officer and Researcher at the Adelaide Gaol since 2002.
Alison also loves a good mystery, and authored her book ‘Ghosts of the Past’ on the 10 years of paranormal research that her and her team, Paranormal Field Investigators conducted at the Adelaide Gaol.
She also runs Adelaide’s Haunted Horizons, which operates Ghost Tours and Dark History Tours in the Adelaide Gaol, at Z Ward, National Railway Museum, Tailem Town, Adelaide Arcade, Moonta and Burra.