Asylum Ghost Tours

28 Kurrajong Way, Beechworth, Victoria, 3747MAP

  • Nature and wildlife
  • Cultural and Theme Tours
  • Walking and Biking Tours
  • Half Day or Less
  • Evening
  • Customised
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Nightlife Tours

Asylum Ghost Tours offers ghost tours, history tours, paranormal investigations, horror-film screenings, regular sleepovers, and any combination of these experiences.

All held at the historic Mayday Hills Lunatic Asylum at Beechworth, Victoria, in the midst of eleven hectares of heritage gardens. Let the experienced guides tell you all the secrets of the place, relax in a comfortable lounge chair to watch a horror double-feature or take advantage of the accommodation options.

History Tours – while the sun shines, take in the knowledge of the historic buildings of the former Mayday Hills Lunatic Asylum.

Photography Tours – escorted tours through the facility for photographers and film-makers.

Ghost Tours – after darkness falls, take a tour of the dark and haunted buildings of the former home for the infirm of mind.

Paranormal Investigations – when all is quiet and the dead things open their eyes, take part in a two or three-hour investigations to attempt to find out who or what really does haunt the foreboding asylum.

Horror Cinema Hire – for a small fee, hire the 50-seat cinema for small or large groups to enjoy a horror film in a truly haunted cinema.

  • History & Heritage

Escorted photography tours through the historical and picturesque facility, where every room and every building offers new and unique perspectives and exciting environments.

The buildings Asylum Ghost Tours have access to for the tours encompass the history of the facility and captures the essence of a bygone era.

With by the hour fees, photographers and film-makers can spend as long they like exploring all the areas in the asylum and its outbuildings.

Safe and comfortable footwear is required.

  • Carpark
  • Public Toilet
  • Customised
  • Cultural and Theme Tours
  • Nature and wildlife
  • Walking and Biking Tours
  • Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss.
  • Basic

Come and enjoy a film marathon with Asylum Ghost Tours in total comfort in the main hall, where the patients used to enjoy the same thing.

Bring your own DVD or USB device, or borrow from Asylum Ghost Tours’ library of over 100 horror films.

All film ratings apply for admission.

  • Carpark
  • Family Friendly
  • Non Smoking
  • Evening
  • Customised
  • Land - Motorised
  • Cultural and Theme Tours
  • Nightlife Tours
  • Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
  • Caters for people who use a wheelchair.
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

While the sun shines, Asylum Ghost Tours share their knowledge of the historic buildings of the former Mayday Hills Lunatic Asylum.

You will hear stories of the building, the opening of the facility, the many patients of the asylum and the final years of the Lion of Beechworth, as the facility was called by locals.

This 90-minute experience encompasses memories, local tales, urban myths, and stories of the patients and the treatments they suffered.

Comfortable and safe footwear is required.

  • Carpark
  • Family Friendly
  • Half Day or Less
  • Customised
  • Cultural and Theme Tours
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.
  • Basic

After darkness falls, take a tour of the dark and haunted buildings of this former home for the infirm of mind.

Follow the experienced and knowledgeable guides at Asylum Ghost Tours through the dark and imposing buildings of the main asylum and its outbuildings. Hear the history, and the dark stories of paranormal activity in the site.

Safe and comfortable footwear is required.

  • Carpark
  • Family Friendly
  • Evening
  • Customised
  • Cultural and Theme Tours
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.
  • Basic

When all is quiet and the dead things open their eyes, take a two or three hour investigation with Asylum Ghost Tours to attempt to find out who or what really does haunt the foreboding asylum.

Take part in a paranormal investigation with professional equipment as seen on paranormal television shows.

Minimum age is 16 years. Safe and comfortable footwear required.

  • Carpark
  • Evening
  • Customised
  • Cultural and Theme Tours
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.
  • Basic