Retrace the last steps of the ‘Somerton Man’ in this 70 year mystery tour

On Saturday 17 October you can don your detective’s hat and retrace the final movements and clues of South Australia’s most baffling cold case.

You’re probably familiar with the mystery of the ‘Somerton Man’.

At 6:30am on the 1 December 1948, an unknown man was found dead on Somerton Beach. The only thing found with him was a scrap of paper in his trousers, containing the Persian phrase, ‘tamám shud’ meaning ‘finished’.

Eerie, right?

Over 70 years later, the ‘Somerton Man’ remains one of the state’s enduring mysteries.

Now, thats to Adelaide Tours and the National Trust of South Australia you can retrace the man’s final movements, and revisit the clues that captured imaginations around the world.

The tour will take place on Saturday 17 October at 10am and last approximately 90 minutes.

The tour starting point is Ayers House Museum, 288 North Terrace, Adelaide.

For more info and to book your tickets, click here.

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