Australian Heritage Festival "Tour and Afternoon Tea" at Black Rock House: Wed 3 May, 2pm
Tickets: $15 per person. Limited places available. Bookings essential, please call: 9589 5763.
Australian Heritage Festival "Paranormal X-File Investigation" at Black Rock House: Sat 13 May, 9-11pm
Tickets: $40 per person. 18+ years only. Numbers limited. Book online:www.trybooking.com/
Black Rock House Ghost Tours - Wednesdays - 7 June, 5 July & 2 Aug. 7:30pm
A fascinating way to discover stories about people who lived and worked at Black Rock House, built in 1856 as a holiday residence for Victoria's first Auditor-General, Charles Hotson Ebden. Tour the House and cellar to share tales of some of the more unusual occurrences in this 'Jewel by the Sea'.
Champagne/Orange juice provided upon arrival with tea, coffee and biscuits at the conclusion of the tour. Please wear warm clothing and sensible shoes. Meet at the front door of Black Rock House.
Ages 16 and above. Tickets are non refundable. Places are limited to 15 per night, so book now. Tickets are $20 + 0.30c booking fee per person.
Sunday Guided Tours & Community Market: First Sunday of the Month (Feb - Dec), 1 - 4pm
Sunday afternoon tours will be held in 2017 on the following dates: 5 March, 2 April, 7 May, 4 June, 2 July, 6 August, 3 September, 1 October, 5 November and 3 December. The Community Market will be held on this days from 12 noon to 4pm, excluding 7 May, 4 June and 2 July.
(NEWSFLASH -- Please note that the next market will be held on 6 August, there will not be a market held in May).
Costumed guides share the intriguing history of the house built as a holiday residence by Victoria's first Auditor-General, Charles Ebden. Donations accepted. Starting an hour earlier at 12 noon,our fabulous new community market offers scrumptious food, coffee and hand made items. (Please note that Guide Tours continue for the whole of Winter, but the markets have a break in chilly June and July).
Pre-arranged Group Tours
Groups are welcome to visit Black Rock House during weekdays by advance booking. Schools. Seniors, social, families and other community groups all enjoy guided tours of the house by our specially trained volunteer guides.
Your booking is needed at least two weeks in advance and the tour costs a nominal fee per person of $5.00. After the tour groups relax and enjoy a cup of tear or coffee with biscuits in the Servants Quarters. To make a booking, please send us an email using our contact form or call 03 9589 5763.
Black Rock House Paranormal Tours
As well as our Winter ghost tours that tell the haunted house history of Black Rock House, monthly Paranormal Tours are held for those who seek a paranormal experience with past residents and staff of the House for themselves. Using the latest instrumentation, the team from Paranormal X Files will host your Black Rock House experience in the dark. Tickets are $40 with all proceeds (less the online booking fee) going to the support the Friends of Black Rock House Inc. Tickets for these events are snapped up quickly. March and April are already sold out. A few tickets remain for the 13 May Paranormal Tour.
Sunday tour times may change on when special events are held.
Black Rock House closes for Summer from mid-December and reopens in February each year.