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Torrens Island Quarantine Station Tours


Take a trip through time and experience what it was like to be put into quarantine back in the early 1900s with our Torrens Island Quarantine Station tour.

The Quarantine Station was built in 1879 to stop passengers from bringing diseases such as smallpox into Adelaide. Today, the site is remarkably intact and evokes the experiences of passengers placed in quarantine from the 1880s to the 1960s.

The fully guided 90-minute tour visits the bathing blocks that separated first and second-class passengers, the boiler house used to power fumigation, the morgue and the isolation hospital. The character of the buildings, the history of the site and the ambience of the natural environment make the Quarantine Station a very evocative place.


From $ 30.00 to $ 30.00


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