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Uncover Adelaide's past with Adelaide Cemeteries Authority
Guided day tour of West Terrace Cemetery for two people is $10 (value $20)
Guided day tour of West Terrace Cemetery for four people is $19 (value $40)
Choose between seven fascinating tours: A Brave Few, Crime & Punishment, From Housewives to Heroines, Legends of the Game, Tales and Treasures, Unfortunate Ends & Peculiar Practices, and Walking with ANZACS
See 'Tours' tab for the overview of each experience, and 'Schedule' tab for dates & times
Tours are held on Tuesdays and Sundays at 10:30am and run for approximately 90 minutes
Discover the true history of South Australia through the lens of those that helped create it at the West Terrace Cemetery. Serving as a major feature of Adelaide since the 1830s when Colonel William Light created the city, the site is now home to more than 150,000 souls.
With today's offer from Adelaide Cemeteries Authority, you'll enjoy a guided tour of South Australia's oldest cemetery and delve deep into the world these individuals inhabited. Take a journey through the distinctive denominational divisions of the cemetery and let your knowledgeable guide bring to life a plethora of intriguing tales of some of the more infamous local figures.
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State Heritage Listed landmark and winner of the South Australian Tourism Award (many times!)
Discover captivating tales of the state's great leaders, pioneers, humanitarians and scallywags
See the 'Fine Print' tab for all the terms and conditions that apply to this offer
Offer expires on 16 October 2016
We strongly encourage bookings to be made by 02 October 2016. Bookings after this date cannot be guaranteed. If there are no available bookings after 02 October 2016, simply contact our Customer Support Team before 16 October 2016 and you will be entitled to a full credit back to your account
Bookings are essential and subject to availability
Tours run Tuesdays and Sundays from 10:30am-12:00pm
Voucher valid for two or four people and must be used in one visit
Does not include night tours
See here for more information on your guided tour
Members can purchase two vouchers for themselves and four vouchers as gifts for different recipients
24-hour cancellation policy applies, non-attendance and late cancellation voids voucher
Redemption instructions can be found on your voucher
Not valid in conjunction with any other offer and not redeemable for cash
A Brave Few
What would it take to make you leave your homeland and travel halfway across the globe to a foreign land, without knowing what you would find when you arrived? This guided tour explores the stories of South Australia's earliest pioneers, those who made it and those who didn't.
Crime & Punishment
Investigate colonial South Australia's gritty underbelly as you encounter the graves of the perpetrators, the victims and the law enforcers on this fascinating tour.
From Housewives to Heroines
Explore the personal trials and inspirational achievements of some of the State's leading ladies on this guided tour of West Terrace Cemetery. As you weave your way through the cemetery you will encounter a selection of philanthropists, political agitators, reformers and artists who have left their mark on South Australia and beyond.
Legends of the Game
From cricket and football to boxing and horse racing, meet some of the State’s great sports men and women and relive the triumphs, heroic losses, controversies and tragedies on this fascinating guided tour of West Terrace Cemetery.
Tales and Treasures
From the notable to the notorious, discover the true heart of South Australia through the eyes of those that helped shape it. Delve into the world they inhabited, the lives they led and share their hopes, ideals and dreams.
Unfortunate Ends & Peculiar Practices
Discover the obscure and often unusual ways South Australians have met their fate and gain a glimpse into some of the lavish and occasionally peculiar funeral customs on this unique guided tour.
Walking with ANZACS
More than 4,000 returned service men and women who courageously fought in the First World War lie at rest in the Australian Imperial Forces section at West Terrace Cemetery. Behind each of these brave souls is a story of service. Relive their courage, determination and mateship as you explore Australia's first dedicated military burial ground.
Walking with ANZACS | Sunday 17 July
A Brave Few Tuesday | Tuesday 19 July
From Housewives to Heroines | Sunday 24 July
Walking with ANZACS | Tuesday 26 July
Unfortunate Ends and Peculiar Practices | Sunday 31 July
From Housewives to Heroines | Tuesday 02 August
A Brave Few | Sunday 07 August
Tales & Treasures | Tuesday 09 August
Walking with ANZACS | Sunday 14 August
Crime & Punishment | Tuesday 16 August
From Housewives to Heroines | Sunday 21 August
Tales & Treasures | Tuesday 23 August
Unfortunate Ends and Peculiar Practices | Sunday 28 August
Unfortunate Ends and Peculiar Practices | Tuesday 30 August
Crime & Punishment | Sunday 04 September
Tales & Treasures | Tuesday 06 September
Unfortunate Ends and Peculiar Practices | Sunday 11 September
A Brave Few | Tuesday 13 September
Walking with ANZACS | Sunday 18 September
From Housewives to Heroines | Tuesday 20 September
Legends of the Game | Sunday 25 September
Legends of the Game | Tuesday 27 September