JACK SIM PRESENTS
CRIME TOUR – COACH
Join true crime writer, Jack Sim, on a 2.5hr guided coach tour to investigate three unsolved homicides of twentieth century Brisbane which have frustrated forensics and even the most experienced detectives. Learn about the victims and their backgrounds, and the obstacles investigators faced…
Visit three real crime scenes including:
• THE HAWTHORNE PARK MURDER
• THE BETTY SHANKS MURDER
• THE DEATH OF DAWN
Brisbane’s original true crime tours are researched and operated by crime-writer Jack Sim, publisher of the Murder Trails Series BLOODY BRISBANE Volumes 1 & 2.
Selected Saturdays, from Brisbane City Hall (King George Square Entrance)
or BOOK a Private Tour Time 0401 666 441
Adult Concession $59*
Teenager (10-17) $35
*Concession applies to seniors, pensioners, and university students.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
- Clients must be wearing flat-soled enclosed shoes. Thongs, sandals and high heels will not be permitted on tour.
- If there is rain, please bring an umbrella and or raincoat, and enjoy the tour.
AM I ALLOWED TO TAKE PHOTOS OR FILM ON TOUR?
You are allowed to photograph whilst on tour. We do ask that you refrain whilst the guide is speaking to avoid distraction.
Filming is strictly not permitted.
WHAT IS YOUR COVID VACCINATION AND MASK POLICY?
DO YOU ACCEPT COMPANION CARDS?
Yes, we accept companion cards. Bookings must be made over the phone on 0401 666 441. The card will need to be presented to your guide on the night of the tour.
IS THERE A DRESS CODE? CAN I WEAR A COSTUME?
Horror costumes/ makeup/ masks are not permitted to be worn. Historic Australia reserves the right to refuse admission to anyone wearing a horror costume that is deemed inappropriate or distasteful.
LEVEL OF FITNESS REQUIRED
Low – Moderate level of fitness required.
DOES THE WEATHER AFFECT MY TOUR?
We believe the weather really adds to the atmosphere of a tour. If there is rain, please bring an umbrella and or raincoat, and enjoy the tour. Tours will only be cancelled if conditions become dangerous – we will notify you in these circumstances close to the tour time.
ARE THERE TOILETS AVAILABLE ON TOUR?
There are no toilet facilities available at site. Please use facilities elsewhere before joining us at this site.
WHAT ARE THE AGE REQUIREMENTS & DISABILITY ACCESS FOR THIS TOUR?
Due to this being primarily run on a coach, unfortunately this tour is not suitable for customers with mobility issues, please contact us directly for more disability access information on 0401 666 441.