Murders most foul

The Only Interactive Walking Tour of Sydney’s Most Horrifying Murders.

Satiate your inner ‘true crime junkie’ while exploring mysterious laneways and the hidden historical underbelly of Sydney’s most iconic streets.

Who is she?

Not Your Average Walking Tour

Step into the shoes of an 18th-century detective and discover the crime scenes of eight violent murders which took place in Sydney’s Surry Hills.

You will receive copies of actual police evidence, crime scene photography and witness reports from the investigations so you can compare the past with the present. You might even solve a cold-case murder mystery.

Your guide will reveal to you the exact locations where each tragedy occurred and some of these well known iconic locations will shock you!

The Eight Forgotten Murders of Surry Hills

Did you know Surry Hills was once considered Australia’s murder capital? So notorious it was said to rival New York’s Hells Kitchen and London’s White Chapel in its depravity.

Eight Surry Hills murders will be revealed to you, each shocked the nation.

These include…

  • The Surry Hills silk stocking strangler,
  • The sadistic slaughter of the Woolloomooloo Rose,
  • Mary O’Hara and the Crown Street horror.

Just a few of the horrors that were hidden from the public, until now.

Booking Your Tour

Operating days

ThursdaySunday at 11:00 am

Friday at 7:00 pm

Where to meet

Central Railway Station


$35 including a free copy of the casefile ebook

(the book sells for $19.99 on Amazon)


3 hours


4.5 km (approx 6,000 steps) with some small hills.

You can also expect to

  • Learn about the history of Surry Hills.
  • Walk down some of the most beautiful and iconic streets in Sydney and discover interesting historical events and secrets.
  • See some of the most amazing Victorian and Edwardian architecture in Sydney, including one of the oldest houses in Australia.

Casefiles eBook

Your tour ticket comes with a complimentary copy of the Murders Most Foul: The Surry Hills Case Files ebook. The book contains the actual police evidence, crime scene photography, witness reports, newspaper articles and coroner’s reports for each case. As well as bonus information about the victims and perpetrators.

You will use the old photographs and maps to piece together the clues and try to determine the exact spot where the crime was committed or to reconstruct the events and potentially solve a cold-case mystery.

The book sells on Amazon for $19.99. However, with our exclusive tour offer, you will receive it free with your ticket.

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