Ghost Tour and Overnight Stay at J Ward Lunatic Asylum

Ararat, Victoria

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  • Ghost tour of a lunatic asylum
  • Expert paranormal investigation
  • Spend the night in a cell

Have a penchant for horror movies and scaring yourself silly? Trace the footsteps of notorious criminals and deranged lunatics at J Ward prison's ghost tour. Hear creepy tales of previous prisoners before spending an eerie night in one of the original asylum cells. Sleep tight!

  • 0 people
  • Duration - 1 Night
  • Location - View Map
Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • 2x hour ghost tour of the J Ward Lunatic Asylum
  • Casual supper of pizza and drink
  • Overnight stay in an original prison cell
  • Paranormal investigators

Join the paranormal investigators as you explore the nooks and crannies of J Ward Lunatic Asylum. From the governor's bathroom, hangman's gallows, grave sites, West Wing, dentist chair and cell block, it is enough to give anyone nightmares. Your evening begins with a 2 hour ghost tour through the prison while hearing tales of previous prisoners, namely the notorious Chopper Read, Gary Webb and William Wallace. If that wasn't enough to turn your stomach, there will be pizza served for dinner before further exploration with the the paranormal investigation team. They will be on the hunt in search of souls that still linger in the grounds of J Ward.

You will end the night sleeping in an original cell amongst the roaming spirits......

On the Day

Session Length

  • This experience lasts for 12 hours from 8 pm - 8 am
  • This experience includes an overnight stay

Numbers on the Day

There can be up to 15 people on this experience. 

Dress Code

  • Warm clothing is recommend
  • Flat soled shoes are required 
  • What to bring: Torch, sleeping bag and inflatable mattress if you have your own

Other Info

There are basins and toilets but no shower facilities at J Ward.

... and Importantly


  • This experience is not suitable with participants with mobility restrictions
  • This is a slow, walking tour so the ability to walk at a slow pace for 2 hours is required
  • Strictly adults only - 18 years and over. Gov ID is required
  • What to bring: Torch, sleeping bag, very warm clothes, inflatable mattress if you have your own


Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:

  • Vouchers are not redeemable for cash, non refundable and cannot be rescheduled once the date has been confirmed