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The 12 Creepiest Places in Australia Ever

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The 12 Creepiest Places in Australia Ever

For those of us outside of Australia. the stories of creepy bugs and animals are usually enough to terrify us but there's a whole lot more to the creepy side of Australia than giant spiders. In fact, if you live in Australia you might finally have something to be scared of (I assume you're all super brave because of the giant spiders.) These insanely creepy locations are spooky to look at and reading about their stories will surely send chills down your spine. Don't be surprised if you sleep with the lights on tonight!

1. Quarantine Station

One of Australia's most haunted locations, Quarantine Station goes from scenic and beautiful during the day to literally terrifying at night. Active in the 19th and 20th centuries, the island contained a hospital, jail, and quarantine station for people arriving to Australia by ship. Currently they host ghost tours where people report seeing things, figures, and glowing lights. People also report sensations of panic and terror and hear noises. SO CREEPY!

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2. Monte Cristo Homestead

Monte Cristo is strongly believed to be Australia's most haunted house, ever. It's absolutely grisly history of death and murder includes: a baby being thrown down stairs, a pregnant maid being thrown off of a balcony, and a child being burned to death. It is assumed that the spirits of these horrific deaths haunt the property to this day.

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3. Larundel Mental Asylum

The Psychiatric Hospital was closed in 1999 and the dilapidated building remained mostly empty aside from urban explorers until most of it was demolished. Although Larundel's history was of a great hospital, the crumbling, eerie location gives off some of the creepiest vibes imaginable and is believed to be haunted.

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4. St. John’s Orphanage

This orphanage in Goulburn has been mostly destroyed by fires but the creepy feelings it emits are undeniable. For 80 years this orphanage housed children and accounts from former residents include horrifying tales of physical and sexual abuse and have left behind an intensely dark atmosphere.

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5. Spencer Street Power Station

Demolished in 2006, this creepy abandoned power station gave off dark vibes and includes a horrible tale of a girl who died in 2004 after falling down a seven-metre hole inside the power station.

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6. Maitland Gaol

A prison in operation for over 150 years, Maitland Gaol has a horrifying history that includes 16 executions and "countless" illegal deaths. Today it is considered Australia's most haunted jails and people report a wide variety of terrifying experiences from seeing figures in the darkness to hearing creepy sounds.

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7. Beechworth Lunatic Asylum

After nearly 130 years in operation that included a reported 9,000 death count, this creepy abandoned asylum is believed to house an astronomical amount of spirits, including children. Ghosts are regularly seen by visitors and children are often heard laughing when no children are around.

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8. Helensburgh Old Railway Tunnel

Robert Hales was a coal miner who died after walking through the tunnel when a steam train randomly appeared behind him, ripping him in two. Today it is reported he haunts the tunnels, running through the darkness terrifying all who wander near.

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9. Old Queen Victoria Hospital

An old and massive abandoned mental hospital from the early 1900's that is isolated by the bushland, this eerie haunted location reports a nurse haunting it, mainly on the old children's ward.

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10. Toowong Cemetery

With 150 years of operation under its belt, this eerie cemetery is believed to house many souls who never made the remainder of their journey to the afterlife.

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11. Separate Prison at the Port Arthur Historic Sites

This creepy prison has a horrifying history of being known for psychologically punishing its prisoners by making them stay silent to reflect on their crimes. Trapped, tortured souls are believed to belong to those who either committed suicide or murdered others to cope with their silent prison time.

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12. Sarah’s Grave in the Castlereagh Cemetery

Sarah's spirit reportedly haunts young men and is seen by women near her gravesite to this day. After arriving in Australia as a convict in the 1800's and serving her sentence, Sarah met John Simpson and had 8 children with him out of wedlock before she was brutally murdered by a group of men one night. She was buried as Sarah Simpson reportedly because John married her at the grave to save her from dying in sin.

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