What You Need To Know About the Toowong Cemetery Ghost Tour

Toowong Cemetery Ghost Tour
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The Toowong Cemetery Ghost Tour is a fun, chilling, and educational tour that is not for the faint of heart. If you’re ready to hear spooky stories such as The Statue That Moves, Ghosts of Paddington Cemetery, Mayne Murder, and The Black Prince, here are a few things you need to know before booking your tour.


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It’s presented by Jack Sim

Jack Sim,  Director of Ghost Tours Australia, has been hosting true crime tours around Brisbane for over 25 years, in hopes of raising awareness of some of the city’s most terrible crimes.

Sim, a dark historian, authored Ghost Trails, a collectors’ series for fans of Haunted Heritage consisting of creepy collections of several hundred sites based on a theme. 

Toowong Cemetery Ghost Tour
Jack Sim (photo credit: ghosttoursaustralia.com.au/)

Those who will join the Toowong Cemetery Ghost Tour will get a copy of The Ghosts of Toowong Cemetery written by Jack Sim.

You can take photos only

Filming is strictly not permitted. However, you can take some photos whilst on tour, as long as it’s done whilst the guide is not speaking to avoid distraction.

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Wear a pair of comfortable shoes

The tour is going to last for two hours. With that in mind, it’s best to wear flat-soled enclosed shoes. Please note that thongs, sandals, and high heels are not permitted on tour.

Ghost hunting is not allowed

Hence, guests are not permitted to use Ouija boards, pendulums, video and still photography, psychic, medium and clairvoyant channeling of spirits, as well as apps for ghost hunting or paranormal investigation during the tour. 

Those who are interested in Paranormal Investigations are encouraged to join Ghost Tours Australia’s ghost hunting tours at the Goodna Cemetery and Ipswich Cemetery.

Certain Level of Fitness is Required

Toowong Cemetery Ghost Tour
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Because steep hills are involved in the tour, it’s important that guests have moderate to high levels of fitness. Make sure to check the disability requirements for the tour, just to be sure.

You can bring the kids

Kids over the age of 10 are allowed to join the tour. However, parents and guardians are being reminded that the tours usually feature strong content in the form of true historic ghost stories. 

The stories may include gruesome and macabre material including murders, crimes, violence, deaths, executions and suicide. The stories can be frightening, scary and distressing especially for young children.


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Bring your own torch

Each guest at is required to bring their own torch. Torch apps on smart phones are suitable.

To learn more about the Toowong Cemetery Ghost Tour or to buy your tickets, visit https://ghosttoursaustralia.com.au/