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Fortitude Valley's True Crime Guided Tour

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Discover Fortitude Valley's dark past on a 2-hour guided walking tour, exploring crime scenes, chilling tales, and the area's fascinating transformation.


  • Explore Brisbane's notorious past in a 90-minute guided walking tour through Fortitude Valley's dark history.

  • Immerse yourself in the chilling tales and infamous crime scenes of notorious criminals, such as the 'Whiskey Au Go Go' bombers.

  • Gain insight into the area's transformation, from a thriving entertainment hub and red-light district to a vibrant cultural precinct.

  • Fun Fact: Discover Brisbane's first Chinatown in the early 1900s, which significantly contributed to Fortitude Valley's unique cultural heritage.


  • 90-minute guided tour

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

With its riveting tales, intriguing crime scenes, and fascinating facts, the tour offers a unique and engaging way to explore Brisbane's Fortitude Valley, leaving you with a newfound curiosity and appreciation for this captivating city.

Delve into Brisbane's Dark Past

Step into the dark and captivating world of Brisbane's Fortitude Valley with a 90-minute guided walking tour that takes you through the gritty history of this once-infamous neighborhood. As you set off with your knowledgeable guide, be prepared to visit notorious crime scenes, learn about chilling criminals who once roamed the streets, and gain a unique insight into the city's fascinating criminal past. The tour begins by exploring the early days of Fortitude Valley when it was a thriving entertainment hub, which later transformed into a red-light district, and finally regenerated into the vibrant cultural precinct it is today.

Discover the Chilling Tales of Fortitude Valley

Throughout the Vice City True Crime Tour, you'll uncover intriguing stories of infamous criminals, such as the 'Whiskey Au Go Go' nightclub bombers, who were responsible for one of Australia's deadliest mass murders. You'll also hear tales of 'The Valley Ripper,' a serial killer who terrorized the city in the 1970s. Throughout the tour, you'll gain insight into the Valley's early days as a thriving entertainment hub, its decline into a red-light district, and its eventual regeneration into the vibrant cultural precinct it is today.

Important Information

  • Wear comfortable shoes for this walking tour.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at the corner of Church Street and Wickham Street.

  • Address: Fortitude Valley QLD 4006, Australia.

  • Landmark: Next to the Church, which is across the road from the Fortitude Valley police station.

  • Guide Identifier: Your guide will be wearing a Dark Stories uniform with a logo and holding a lantern.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Wickham St at East Street Stop 6. It is a quick 1-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses #300, #302, #305, #306 or #322 to get you there.

By Train

  • The closest train station is Fortitude Valley. It is a quick 8-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board trains #BDBR, #BDVL, #BNBR, and more to get you there.

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