Somerton Man Mystery

On 1 December 1948 an unknown man was found dead on Somerton Beach, sparking international intrigue at the dawn of the Cold War.

Over 70 years later, the ‘Somerton Man’ remains one of the state’s enduring mysteries. Retrace his final movements and revisit the clues that captured imaginations around the world.


Wednesday 13 April ,10am
Saturday 30 April, 10am


Approximately 90 minutes Please note these walking tours may include uneven ground. Sensible footwear and weather appropriate clothing are recommended.

Starting point:
Across the road from Ayers House, near the entrance to Lot Fourteen

Event dates

Event Details


Wed 13 April, 10am & Sat 30 April, 10am

Entry fees:
Adults $ 15, Children $ 10, Concession $ 13, Members $ 10
Prebooking required 9200
Onsite facilities: