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December Haunted Hills Tours

Celebrate Christmas differently with us.

Haunted Hills Tours is running a number of tours in December and are launching Crime in the Brown Coal Mine Tours.

Celebrate Christmas with Haunted Hills Tours

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Christmas in the Latrobe Valley

Yallourn North Christmas Festival – Christmas Light and History Tour – December 10th, 9pm at Lions Park, Yallourn North

Haunted Hills Tours is excited to be part of the Yallourn North Christmas Festival because along with ghosts we believe in the magic of Christmas and Santa Clause.

Tour dates:

Traralgon Ghost Tour – Friday the 11th of December, 2015 at 8pm – 9:30pm – Newman Park, Traralgon

Yallourn North Ghost Tour – Saturday the 12th of Decemeber 2015 8pm- 9:30pm – Lions Park, Reserve St, Yallourn North

Traralgon Ghost Tour – Thursday the 17th of December, 2015 at 8pm – 9:30pm at Newman Park, Traralgon, Victoria

Crime in the Brown Coal Mine – Friday the 18th of December, 2015 at 7:30 – 9pm at Lions Park, Yallourn North

Yallourn North Ghost Tour – Friday the 18th of December, 2015 at 9:30pm – 11pm at Lions Park, Yallourn North

Traralgon Ghost Tour – Monday the 28th of December, 2015 at 8pm – 9:30pm at Newman Park Traralgon, Victoria
Crime in the Brown Coal Mine – Tuesday the 29th of December, 2015 7:30pm – 9pm at Lions Park, Yallourn North
Yallourn North Ghost Tour – Tuesday the 29th of December, 2015 at 9:30pm at 11pm at Lions Park, Yallourn North
Celebrate Christmas differently...

Call 0473 945 639 to book your tour today. For groups of 10 or more give us a call

Things to do in Gippsland – Facebook Page

Things to do in Gippsland

Haunted Hills Tours is curating events and running the Things to do in Gippsland – Facebook page.

Gippsland is a great big place with so many things to do. This is part of giving back to the community by helping curate Gipplsand Events, so that people can find them easily. We’re planing to group them by month, so if you have an event please share it in the comments of the month. This also helps with priotising them to share on an hourly schedule to broadcast them to the followers of this page.

If you have any ideas or suggestions please use the message function on Facebook.

Coalies Weekend: Yallourn North Ghost Tour

Yallourn North Ghost Tour running the 7th and 8th of November 2015

Yallourn North Ghost Tour running the 7th and 8th of November 2015

Yallourn North Ghost Tours 8th November 2015 8pm

Coalies weekend

Coalies is the name the people who used to live in the Brown Coal Mine call themselves. It’s annual catch up of reminiscing and visiting the place they call(ed) home.

We’d love to meet some of the Coalies, hear their reactions to the tour.

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Yallourn North Ghost Tour

Haunted Hills Tours is running a ghost tour in Yallourn North on Coalies Weekend the 7th and 8th of November at 8pm.

The format is a walking tour of Yallourn North, going to public spaces that have a tragic past and there are spirits remaining. It also covers a places we cannot walk too.  Yallourn North is a lot older than it looks. There are quite a few ghostly tales, we walk for about five minute intervals between stories.

Join us for a guided walking tour back-in-time a chance to experience history, the paranormal and bizarre. Be drawn back with tales from Yallourn, Brown Coal Mine and the evocatively named Haunted Hills.

Duration: 1 hour and half

Tickets $25 ($20 concession)
Family rate available

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Terms and conditions:
Tell you’re friends your going by joining our event of Facebook.
Next tour: Friday the 13th of November 2015, at 8pm

Yallourn North Ghost Tour – upcoming dates

 

Yallourn North was the first town Haunted Hills Tours opened with Ghost Tours.

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Yallourn North is a lovely town in the Latrobe Valley, it was originally called the Brown Coal Mine, because it was built on the edge of a mine, called the Brown Coal Mine.  The community here care about their town and share their town with some paranormal entities.

There are places in Yallourn North the locals will more quickly believe is haunted, it doesn’t look old but settlers started making their home in the late 1800s.

Come along to discover the secrets that hide in plain sight on these streets.

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Tour dates for Yallourn North Ghost Tour:

December 12th, 2015 at 8pm- 9:30pm
December 18th, 2015 at 9:30pm – 11pm
December 29th, 2015 at 9:30pm – 11pm
January 3rd, 2016 at 9:30pm – 11pm
January 16th, 2016 at 9:30pm – 11pm
February 26, 2015 at 9:30pm – 11pm

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Past tour galleries:

First tour

March Tour

April Tour

August Tour

Yallourn North Christmas Light and History Tour

Yallourn North Christmas Tour 2015

Christmas past and present collide at Yallourn North

Haunted Hills Tours is proud to present the first Yallourn North Christmas Lights and History tour, which forms part of Yallourn North’s 12 days of Christmas Festival.

The tour will walk past some of the best dressed and illuminated homes in Yallourn North, and we will be offering up stories of how the former Brown Coal Mine township, and neighbouring Yallourn, celebrated Christmas.

As we meander the local streets, we will also be sharing historical information about the township and its past residents, and share in the spirit of Christmas.The Christmas Festival starts on the 1st of December, and our free tour begins at 9pm on the 10th of December.

There are only 30 spots available, so book fast using our website (www.bookeo.com/haunted_hills_tours).We also want to take this opportunity to advise you that Haunted Hills Tours is expanding by introducing another tour to our Yallourn North repertoire – a historical crime tour, Crime in the Brown Coal Mine, also in December.

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Next Yallourn North Ghost Tour: September 26th at 6:30pm

Hello,

Haunted Hills Tours is running another ghost tour in Yallourn North on Saturday the 26th of September 2015, at 6:30pm. We can run another tour if there is enough interest at 8:30pm.

The format is a walking tour of Yallourn North, going to public spaces that have a tragic past and there are spirits remaining. It also covers a places we cannot walk too.  Yallourn North is a lot older than it looks. There are quite a few ghostly tales, we walk for about five minute intervals between stories.

Tickets are available by the booking site – Adults $25.00 and concession $20.00 (Family tickets and group rates available).

Join us. Book your spot now!

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Yallourn North, Ghost Tour, Paranormal past,

The next Yallourn North Ghost Tour is 26 Sept 2015, at 6:30pm

Winter Night Festival Morwell

This is the 2015 logo for the Winter Festival - original source (http://www.latrobevalleyfestival.com/winter-night-festival-2015/)

This is the 2015 logo for the Winter Festival – original source (http://www.latrobevalleyfestival.com/winter-night-festival-2015/)

The 2014 Winter Festival original source (http://blog.outr.org/2014/05/reactivate-latrobe-valley-winter-night.html)

The 2014 Winter Festival original source (http://blog.outr.org/2014/05/reactivate-latrobe-valley-winter-night.html)The Winter Festival in Morwell has been running for two years. It is a wonderful family event, show casing the best of the creative side that we don’t celebrate as much as we probably should. There were so many creative acts.

This is a fantastic festival that showcases the artistic and musical talent the Latrobe Valley and Morwell have to offer. There is also the regular stalls for the local markets that occur, such as cupcakes, candles, food, and other items. Some of the local shops were open and it was really nice to escape into the warmth of the shops. There are a few gems in Morwell. I was really taken by the Art House, that sells local art, bric a brac, antique stuff, and awesome stockings.

The Latrobe Valley Art Gallery participated with a fifties theme, musician and 5 galleries full of different art installations. The community art gallery was fantastic, and showcased 35 paintings.

The Gippsland Acoustic Music Performers, blasted rock’n’roll from a trailer. There were so many musical performers, I missed some of the names. There was a wall of sound and the town lit up all very pretty.

While all the light shows were really good, I loved the light show at the Masonic Hall, by Dan Clancy and Eliosa Tripod. Dan controls the laptop and Eloisa puts on a show and the building reacts. It was really great they even had a third performer who I photographed on the building.

These photos were taken by me at the winter festival run by ReActivate, on the 19.06.15

And there are awesome shops.

And there are awesome shops.

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Amber Lounge Morwell is a beautiful function/nightspot in Morwell.

Amber Lounge Morwell is a beautiful function/nightspot in Morwell.

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Masonic Hall light show and performance

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Eloisa (an actual corporeal form, due to low lighting I had a slow shutter speed and Eloisa was moving quickly)

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Soularity light show diversity

Soularity light show diversity

Mandy Rose

Mandy Rose

Mandy Rose

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I missed these guys name, but they were singing - Long way to the top - it was brilliant.

I missed these guys name, but they were singing – Long way to the top – it was brilliant.

Adina Crafts - Artist

Adina Crafts – Artist

Adina Crafts - Artist

Adina Crafts – Artist

Lighted - Our World

Lighted – Our World

These artists were so creative

These artists were so creative

The youth of many nations art pieces

The youth of many nations art pieces

The youth of our area

The youth of our area

This is a display from Gippslands multicultural youth, heaps of talent.

This is a display from Gippslands multicultural youth, heaps of talent.

Commercial Road Morwell

Commercial Road Morwell

Morwell bus station

Morwell bus station

gum tree in Morwell

gum tree in Morwell

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Art House Retro Vintage

Art House
Retro
Vintage

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