1The Castle of Good Hope
The oldest building in South Africa is said to be the most haunted too….
2The Southern Seas
Legend has it that a 17th century Dutch trader, known as Der Fleigende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman) haunts the Cape seas.
3Uniondale, Klein Karoo
Maria Charlotte Roux, known as the Uniondale Hitchhiker is one of the world’s most famous ghosts.
4The Old Gaol, Grahamstown
Grahamstown’s notorious old gaol is said to be the place where Henry Nichols (the last man to be hanged there) can still be seen walking around.
5Africana Museum, Kimberley
The ghost of Dyer, the city’s first librarian who committed suicide, is said to haunt the building once known as the Kimberley Public Library.
6Port Elizabeth Public Library
This building, erected in 1902, is said to be the home of ex-caretaker Robert Thomas who passed on in 1943. Or did he?
7Matjiesfontein, Central Karoo
It is in this Victorian village in the Karoo that the spirits of the founders are said to wander freely.
8Nottingham Road Hotel, KwaZulu-Natal
This, the oldest country establishment in KwaZulu-Natal, is said to be haunted by the spirit of an extrovert barmaid.
9Rudd House, Kimberley
This stately old home is found in Kimberley and locals will tell you that sometimes, deep in the night, you can hear a baby crying.
The former home of General Jan Christian Smuts in Irene is said to be haunted… who are we mere mortals to argue?