Frequently Asked Questions
What is a ghost tour?
A ghost tour is an experienced based walking tour of Yallourn North. The tour guide reveals the long forgotten secrets of the town. Points of interest include paranormal and macabre events. But mostly, it’s about the history we don’t relish. It’s something we’re quietly curious about. That’s the basics of a ghost tour. Join us to discover more.
Will I have a paranormal encounter?
A paranormal encounter is not guaranteed. We do our best to ensure you have an experience discovering lots of interesting things about Yallourn and the Brown Coal Mine.
Do ghost tours operate in the rain?
Yes, we have umbrellas to share. We suggest you wear weather appropriate shoes and clothes for your own comfort.
Do ghost tours operate during bush-fires?
We will take advice from the Country Fire Authority (CFA) and let you know, via email and on our social media pages. If we do cancel due to a bush-fire, we will refund pre-purchased tickets.
Is there a lot of walking?
Yes. Yallourn North is on a gentle slope. There are uneven surfaces. If you have accessibility issues issues please let us know, we’d love to ensure your experience is a great one.
How long does the ghost tour last?
It’s an hour and half. This is the length of time the material and walking to the different locations will take.
What do I need to wear?
Clothes, please. Weather appropriate is a bonus. As the tours run at night time it can get quite chilly even if the day was warm. Winter is cold (June-August).
What happens if I need to leave the tour early?
We hope that doesn’t happen. We’ll direct you back to the car park. There is no refund.
Can I smoke on the ghost tour?
No, thank-you. We might miss an apparition.
Can I drink alcohol on the tour?
We want to explore the spirits of the past, and hear about the sly grog trade in Yallourn. We don’t need present day examples and it isn’t tolerated on the tour for your safety and that of the others on the tour.
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