Old Tailem Town has a rather intriguing building - what appears to be a haunted church! Over time we have had many people trancing out, still awake but remembering nothing. We have had the sighting of a dark shadow figure with many feeling his touch.
On one of our tours, we had a lovely group of people come, but Moses was not truly interested in the stories. He was a sceptic and was just ...Read more
By Shane Potter - 27th Oct 2012 - My Halloween Experience
Well, it was a bit of an on again off again effort but I decided last minute to attend the Halloween tour at old Tailem Town run by Alison Oborn and the team at Adelaide Haunted Horizons. Unfortunately, I didn’t get to dress up like the team and other guests due to my wife falling ill and needing to be hospitalised in the pr...Read more
BLOOD MOON ECLIPSE NIGHT - PART 1 - 10th Dec 2011
By Mike MetcalfeWe 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 Blood Moon Eclipse night as it certainly was one night that stuck out in our minds!
"One of the best tour...Read more
My Creepy Ghost Experience at Old Tailem Town by Deanna Turner-Reid
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 coug...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.