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
Just wanted to thank you for a great night a few weeks ago. I was definitely very surprised with the night's events. I have to admit I was a sceptic before coming, however I am glad to say I BELIEVE!!!!
Your tour is 100% REAL – Nothing put on, which makes it so great. However the church was definitely a deal breaker for me... I can’t believe I was just sitting there in the chur...Read more
This was sent in by Mike Metcalfe. We like to encourage our guests to write their own experiences up rather then us do it for them. That way you get to see it from their perspective. We will be adding a couple more from this night as it certainly was one night that stuck out in our minds!
During our visit to Tailem Town on Saturday night (hosted by the fabulous team from Adelaide's Haunted Horizons) my partner and I split from the main group and went with Anna to start investigating the Church. Not too long after we started my partner Adam had the sensation that his airways were being cut off. He started coughing and his voice went scratchy. The feeling soon subsided and we cont...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.