Disease & Burial

Step into the intriguing world of disease, death, and burials with our captivating after dark history tour of the Quarantine Station in Manly. Nestled on the picturesque shores of Sydney Harbour, this historical site unveils the harrowing tales of those who suffered during difficult times of epidemic outbreaks.

As you embark on this nighttime journey, expert guides will lead you through the eerie corridors and winding paths of the Quarantine Station, sharing riveting stories of people’s real-life experiences and the deathly diseases that once plagued these grounds. Learn about the devastating impact of smallpox, Spanish flu, the plague and other deadly illnesses that swept through the area, leaving a trail of heartbreak and loss.

Visit the grounds that hold the remains of those who succumbed to their illnesses. Uncover the rituals and practices surrounding these burials, as well as the challenges faced by healthcare workers and the community during these trying times.

This unforgettable tour of disease, deaths, and burials at the Quarantine Station offers a glimpse into the darker side of history, reminding us of the resilience of the human spirit in the face of adversity.

Price: Adult $65 • Concession $59

Age Group: Ages 15+ only