Adelaide Tours

Somerton Man Mystery

Somerton Man Mystery

Walk starting point:

Starting Location

Ayers House Museum, North Terrace



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

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

What you need to know about this tour:

Tour runs for approximately 90 minutes

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