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The Ghosts of Williamstown: 2-Hour Walking Ghost Tour

1. The Ghosts of Williamstown: 2-Hour Walking Ghost Tour

Explore King William's Town, the original capital of Victoria, on a 2-hour walking tour accompanied by your very own ghost host. Begin your evening at the Hobsons Bay Visitor Information Centre in historic Nelson Place, Williamstown, and meander through the hidden alleyways accompanied by your local guide as you try to feel the spirits and ghosts that make this district so notorious once upon a time. Visit Victoria's oldest morgue, where the ghosts of children and young men still linger, and step into the opium den used in the Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Series for a taste of 19th-century decadence. Next, make your way to the one remaining operational time ball tower in the entire world and meet the spirits who protect it. Tours run every Friday and Saturday evening.

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Melbourne: City Skyline Seaplane Flight

2. Melbourne: City Skyline Seaplane Flight

Take a nostalgic trip that recalls the golden era of aviation with a scenic flight over Melbourne in a seaplane. Pass over the ship building and historic industrial area, turn right and fly past Williamstown's beautiful beaches, across to St. Kilda Marina, Brighton Beach and up past the Grand Prix track at Albert Park Lake. Fly past the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne Park, Melbourne’s renowned Botanical Gardens, The Shrine of Remembrance and Government House. Soar by the high rise towers of Melbourne's Central Business District, The Eureka Tower (Melbourne's tallest building), Crown Casino and the Southbank Precinct. Continue down the Yarra River past Melbourne Exhibition and Conference complex to the Docklands area. Make your way back over the Westgate Bridge before cruising past Port Melbourne beaches and landing back at Williamstown.

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Williamstown: Coastline Seaplane Flight

3. Williamstown: Coastline Seaplane Flight

Take off in a seaplane from a purpose-built pontoon in Williamstown. Then view the impressive city skyline and surrounding bays and coastal beaches from the air. Soak up this unique way of viewing Melbourne and the magnificent sights of Port Phillip Bay.  When your flight ends, you will experience the thrill of your seaplane landing on the water. 

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What people are saying about Williamstown

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 157 reviews

Lisa (the guide) was very friendly and knowledgable. She really brought the olden days alive with the stories she told. Hearing the history attached to the buildings and sites was fascinating.

Had a great night.

Thank you Carol for a very interesting and informative tour we thoroughly enjoyed it .

Chilly, chilling, chilled recount of maritime history

Thoroughly enjoyed learning facts about our Willytown