[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 … Continue reading [Updated] Notre Dame Zoo, Australia

Abandoned Wolston Park Hospital, Brisbane, Australia

"There are rapists and murderers walking around here, you better leave", said the policeman as I removed my head from under the wire fence that surrounds Australia’s oldest mental asylum, the abandoned Wolston Park Hospital. On the same day that I photographed the abandoned Broadway Hotel in Brisbane, I nearly managed to find a way … Continue reading Abandoned Wolston Park Hospital, Brisbane, Australia

Why I Love Exploring and Taking Photographs of Abandoned Buildings

One question I get asked all the time is, “why do you like exploring and photographing abandoned buildings?”. 7 years on, the answer is always the same and I want to share it with you guys. In this blog, I will explain why it’s my favourite hobby and hopefully inspire others to take it up … Continue reading Why I Love Exploring and Taking Photographs of Abandoned Buildings

Abandoned Broadway Hotel, Brisbane

The abandoned Broadway Hotel in Brisbane has been protected by the Queensland Heritage Register since 1992, but sadly, not from arsonists, graffiti artists or squatters. The building has been destroyed by three fires and much of the structure, walls and ceilings are totally dilapidated. The ground floor is still mostly intact whereas the upper floor … Continue reading Abandoned Broadway Hotel, Brisbane

Abandoned Balmain Tigers League Club

Abandoned Balmain Tigers Leagues Club, Sydney

Site: Balmain Tigers League Club Value: $22million The Balmain Tigers League Club was built in 1957 for its die-hard fans. The building now sits abandoned, open to many squatters and is in very bad condition. In one of the rooms, there is about 7 dirty mattresses lying in a row from one end of the … Continue reading Abandoned Balmain Tigers Leagues Club, Sydney

S-21 Torture Prison, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

I visited Cambodia recently and during my trip I visited an abandoned torture prison, formerly known as S-21. The site used to be a school but 50 years ago was overtaken by a Cambodian Communist party, the Khmer Rouge. From 1975 – 1979, they waged a bloody war on the civilians of Cambodia and murdered … Continue reading S-21 Torture Prison, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Callan Park Mental Asylum, Sydney

Site Name: Callan Park Mental Asylum, Sydney Site Establishment: 1885 Site Size: 104.5 acres The abandoned Callan Park Mental Asylum was one the most challenging sites I've ever explored alone. It was extremely hard to gain access and when I managed to get into two buildings, the spooky silence and eeriness nearly had me running … Continue reading Callan Park Mental Asylum, Sydney

Abandoned Macquarie Boys’ Technology High School (Parramatta, Sydney) – Derelict World Photography - Lainey Quinn

Abandoned Macquarie Boys’ Technology High School (Parramatta, Sydney)

Site Name: Macquarie Boys' Technology High School Site Location: Parramatta, Sydney Site Value: Over 10 million dollars Since it closed down in 2008, the Macquarie Boys' Technology High School has been left vacant and open to vandalism. The site was incredibly easy to find and a hole in the fence meant not much thought had to be … Continue reading Abandoned Macquarie Boys’ Technology High School (Parramatta, Sydney)

Abandoned Monkstown Farm School, Dublin (Ireland) - Derelict World Photography - Lainey Quinn

Abandoned School, Monkstown Farm (Dublin, Ireland)

This abandoned school was around the corner from my friend's house and was so hidden, I only noticed it recently. The two of us popped in for a look around one day and had a bit of an adventure. Access was very easy as the school is tucked away in a residential area that's known … Continue reading Abandoned School, Monkstown Farm (Dublin, Ireland)