Point Cook Homestead Tours

Point cook homestead is a homestead and associated buildings set within an evocative coastal landscape, and of significant heritage significance. The homestead dates from c1857, with the bluestone stables dated earlier and built by Thomas Chirnside to house valuable bloodstock primarily for racing, hunting and coursing. The property was a significant segment of the pastoral empire that Thomas and his brother Andrew established in Victoria, which included substantial homesteads at Werribee Park and Carranballac.

Exploring the Rich History of Point Cook Homestead: A Glimpse into the Past

The homestead is an important link with the history of aviation, as it was from here that the first aeroplanes were flown in Australia. It was also the departure point for many of the pioneering flights in Victoria, including the first air sea rescue flight (Stutt/Dalzell, 1920) the first aerial survey flight (Hempel, 1926) and the first official airmail to New Guinea (Wrigley, 1930). Other famous aviators associated with the homestead include William Williams (after whom the RAAF base is named), Duigan, Wackett and Kingsford-Smith.

Uncover the secrets and spirits of this isolated 1850s homestead on a spellbinding evening tour. With its dark history and high level of paranormal activity, the homestead is full of family legends and shadowy corners where restless ghosts are believed to roam. Departing from the end of Point Cook Homestead Road, this tour explores the homestead and stables, as well as the surrounding grounds and is a must for ghost enthusiasts.

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