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Top 5 Urban Exploration Photographers in Australia 2020

The urban exploration community is on the rise, worldwide, and nationally within Australia. Whilst it’s hard to calculate how big the community actually is, I wanted to start by shining light on some of Australia’s top urbex abandoned building photographers. These lads and lassies have been undertaking the same work as I have over many, […]

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Australia Sports Club

Abandoned Bowling Club, Western Australia

I visited this abandoned bowling club in Western Australia whilst on a solo trip away from the rush of life and I loved it so much that I ended up visiting it two days in a row. It was huge, with so many rooms to explore. All the old bowling trophies were scattered everywhere on […]

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Australia

Abandoned Soap Factory Tunnel, Perth

In 1905, the Burford Soap Factory was established in Fremantle, Perth. At the same time, a 96-metre tunnel was built, behind the factory. The original factory building has since been renovated into apartments, but the abandoned tunnel remains. At just 1.8 metres high and 1.4 metres wide, it’s a tight squeeze, and it gets a […]

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Activity/Adventure Centre Australia

Abandoned Marapana Wildlife Park, Perth, WA

Marapana Wildlife Park used to be a hotspot for families and children to enjoy nature, the outdoors and the exquisite animals that can be found in Western Australia. For any newcomer to Australia, like myself, this attraction would have been the perfect place to see animals such as camels, koalas, crocodiles, kangaroos and snakes up […]

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Australia Trains

Abandoned Hotham Train Cemetery, Perth

In order to reduce the dependence on Westrail’s ageing wooden coaches, Hotham Valley initiated a worldwide search in 1987 for second-hand, modern steel coaches that would meet the needs of the railway for a very long time into the future. The outcome of this search was the acquisition of a large fleet of eminently suitable […]

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Australia Business

Abandoned Fremantle Veterinary Hospital, WA

Constructed in 1906, this single-storey limestone and iron house is historically significant for its Australian Victorian-Georgian style of architecture, which can be seen by the symmetrical facades. This type of architecture is prominent in Fremantle, where this site is located. During the 1990s and early 2000s, the building was being used by the Fremantle Veterinary […]

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Australia Entertainment Centre Home/House

[Updated] Notre Dame Zoo, Australia

Update: This property is no longer abandoned. Please REFRAIN from visiting Notre Dame Zoo (Australia) immediately. I have been contacted by a woman who is currently living onsite, who said that many people are visiting the zoo on a daily/weekly basis, many mentioning my website. There is a small boy living onsite who has a […]

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Activity/Adventure Centre Australia Business

Abandoned Greenacre Riding School

The Greenacre Riding School was built in the 1950s and was known by all who loved horses in Western Australia. Its owner, Vic Ferreira, was well-known and much-loved, which can be seen by his numerous awards for community involvement and achievement. Over a period of 30 years, hundreds of Australians and newcomers fell in love […]

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Australia Business Historical structure

Abandoned Clackline Refractory and Quarry, Perth, WA

The tiny, rural town of Clackline dates back to the late 1880s. Western Australia was expanding its railway network, and Clackline was smack bang in the centre of three of those lines. It was the perfect spot to set up an undisturbed industrial town in the middle of nowhere.  By 1898, it was mostly railway […]

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Australia Mental Asylum

Abandoned Wolston Park Hospital, Brisbane, Australia

Site Name: Wacol Lunatic Mental Asylum (otherwise known as Wolston Park Hospital, Woogaroo Lunatic Asylum, Brisbane Mental Hospital or Goodna Mental Health Hospital).Size: 450 hectaresDate in use: 1865–2001Amount of patients: Over 50,000 “There are rapists and murderers walking around here, you better leave”, said the policeman as I removed my head from under the wire […]