Fever Hospital After Dark

Fever Hospital After Dark

The SPCA Wellington Centre and the old Fever Hospital are both intimately bound into Wellington’s history. But unnoticed by many are the ghosts of former patients, nurses and most recently animals, who wander throughout the building.

Hear from SPCA’s General Manager Central Region, Ros Alsford, indulge you in tales of the supernatural including her own experience that took place in ‘the Dungeon’ and the glazier who fled the site after contact with a ghost. Ros will also vividly retell the story of how the SPCA came to reside in this iconic building.

Then go beyond the normal by participating in your own ghost investigation after dark with physic medium, Kathy McBride.

For over 130 years SPCA has been servicing the wider Wellington region and the building has stood, nestled amongst the trees in Mt Victoria, for 100 years.

The tour has a capacity of 25 people.


Booking is required. Booking is via Eventfinda. Click here to book.

Location: SPCA Wellington Centre, 140 Alexandra Rd, Newtown

Cost: $99 (adults only) - Ticket includes a drink and snacks on arrival along with a booklet celebrating 100 Years of the Fever Hospital

Duration: 7.15pm – 12.30am

Telephone Contact: 04 3898044 ext 8451

Email Contact: wellington.functions@spca.nz

SPCA Wellington Centre

SPCA has been in Wellington for over 130 years and now has pride of place in the old Fever Hospital in the green belt on Mount Victoria. As well as space for animals to be rehomed, SPCA’s Wellington Centre, known as the Margaret Doucas Animal Hospital has a full veterinary hospital providing care for the animals in the community as well as those in SPCA care. With a focus on community engagement and proactive solutions to animal needs, there is also the opportunity to hire areas of the Centre for functions and events.

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