Willow Court Asylum is Australia's oldest continually run mental asylum and pre-dates Port Arthur. It is located at New Norfolk which is approximately 34 km from Hobart.
Step back in time as you enter these haunted buildings for your two-hour experience with access to some of the latest paranormal equipment while documenting any unconfirmed or unexplained ghostly apparitions, voices or footsteps heard from the unknown while exploring parts of this very haunted facility very rarely open to the public.
This tour is for those who have been on a ghost tour but want to experience the darker side of the Asylum.
This is not a history tour. It is a paranormal experience.
Each tour has a limited number of spaces due to the current COVID-19 restrictions and will be held in either the Ladies Cottage (J Ward), the Criminally Insane Female Ward (Ward A) or the Criminally Insane Male Ward (Ward C), so to avoid disappointment, secure your tickets now!
If you would like to book into a particular ward, please contact us prior to your booking.
2-hour paranormal investigation tour Use of the latest paranormal equipment Access to either the Ladies Cottage (J Ward), the Criminally Insane Female Ward (Ward A) or the Criminally Insane Male Ward (Ward C)
Willow Court Asylum is located in New Norfolk, Tasmania. Approximately 34 km from Hobart.
Tours operate on a regular basis. Please see available dates on our website or contact us for further tour dates and availability.
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This is an 18+ event.
This event operates in all weather conditions.
What to bring/wear
Please wear comfortable, flat, enclosed shoes (no heels or thongs permitted), weather permitted clothing and also don't forget to bring along a torch.
Some restrictions due to a number of stairs and uneven surfaces.
Contact the tour operator for terms and conditions.
June 17, 2019 by Jenni
The Willow Court Asylum is standing history. And the wonderful tour guides were more than keen to share their vast knowledge. A memorable night not to be missed. I look forward to a return trip Asap!
Response from tour operator on June 18, 2019:
Thank you for your wonderful review after attending our Willow Court Asylum Paranormal Investigation Tour. It is only through feedback from guests such as yourself that we are able to continue to operate and offer these events. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your evening with Tasmania's Most Haunted at the Willow Court Asylum and we look forward to seeing you on another Tasmania's Most Haunted tour one day soon!