“Mum, I am so bored...” – the phrase that drives parents crazy on school holidays. If you are a parent, with school term finishing today, you are probably on the look- out for something that will keep your kids entertained right now. If possible, you probably also want to do something more than just fills in time in a way that makes your life easier – not everything on offer right now does that. Unfortunately, the phrase “ Everything I like is either illegal, immoral or fattening!”, is not a guide you can use to bring up kids with, as a parent.
But this does not mean that you can’t do something unusual, that is fun for them, AND for you too!
In Sydney’s lower North Shore, SydneyGhostTour.Com will be running “ Family Friendly” Ghost tours, (for parents with kids from 9 up,) visiting allegedly cursed aboriginal sites, a Victorian era haunted mansion , and a historic cemetery ( the oldest on the north shore) complete with resident ghosts. Will you and your kids feel the chill of electricity running up your spine, or a shiver through your body from a spirit passing through you, this School holidays?
Daniel Phillips, local historian, Author, and owner of SydneyGhostTour.Com said “ Real life is always weirder than anything you can make up. This place has stories of Aboriginal curses by the first local residents, the Cammeraigals. There is a skull buried here, of a man eaten by cannibals, and the spirits of two little girls that haunt a playground, that is built on top of their dead bodies. That is not even scratching the surface. Give me two hours, and I guarantee you will laugh, feel chills through your body, and never look at Sydney landmarks the same way ever again!”
SydneyGhostTour.Com will be running the “Family Friendly” Ghost tours from 5.50pm and 8.00pm, on Tuesday’s through to Sunday nights, this school holidays. The normal “Adults only” tours will still be starting at 8.15pm, and 11.15pm. Ticket prices are $20 per student under 16, $25 for students over 16, and $35 per adult, with family pricing available. All tour participants under 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult on the tour. Tours begin at the entrance of Stocklands Mall Cammeray Square, on the corner of Miller Street and Amherst Streets in Cammeray. Numbers are limited, bookings are essential and can be made by by calling 02 8197 0363, or by visiting www.sydneyghosttour.com