Discover: Cockatoo Island Paranormal Tour

Saturday 29 June, 7:20 – 11:30pm
Meet at Circular Quay Wharf 5

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Journey into darkness with us on this 2 hour paranormal tour. As the witching hour approaches, you'll explore the island’s most notorious buildings, hear macabre true stories and search for ghosts. The knowledgeable tour guide will even be equipped with a K-II EMF reader, a device used in paranormal detection.

Warning: The tour content will include stories of murder, suicide and mistreatment of children.

Important Information

What to wear?

This tour involves a steep incline, some uneven surfaces, and is not suitable for mobility scooters. Enclosed flat, comfortable walking shoes and a moderate fitness level are required. Open toed shoes, and heels are not permitted on the tour.

What to bring?

Make sure to bring your UTS student ID card, water, and an Opal card for public transport. You may want to bring food or eat prior to the event, as facilities will not be open when we arrive.

Running Late or Lost?

If you are late to this event or lost, please contact ActivateHQ on 0402 849 909 or alternatively, message us on the Discover Sydney with ActivateSocial Facebook page.


Meet us at Circular Quay Wharf 5 at strictly 7:20pm for a 7:40pm departure. Transport not included. If you miss the ferry, you will need to find your own way to the Cockatoo Island Visitor Centre, and may risk missing the tour.

After the tour, we will catch the ferry back to Circular Quay and arrive at approximately 11:30pm where this event will conclude. You will be responsible for your own trip home.  You can plan your trip here:

Terms and Conditions

  • No transfers or refunds
  • 1 ticket per person
  • Printing of tickets and distribution to other persons will be done so at own risk
  • Current UTS students only
  • Students must be 18 years of age or over
  • Must agree to acknowledgement of risk
    • By participating in the ActivateUTS Recreation Trips and Activities, you will be doing so by personal choice and at your own risk. You accept that ActivateUTS, its Board or its officers shall not be held liable to any extent whatsoever for any injuries or damages sustained by you arising out of or in connection with your participation in the proposed activity.