Not only is the Queen Mary one of the most haunted places on Earth, but Dark Harbor is also one of the most haunted attractions in the country so guests are promised a good scare.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of Dark Harbor, which means everything is amped up by ten. The newest maze titled ‘Rogue’ takes you on a journey of a boat that is about to be struck by a 95-foot high maze. Monsters urge you to hurry through and are more than happy to pop out and give you a fright.
Also new are two re-imagined mazes inside the ship. In one maze, guests can walk through the haunted Door 13, where an 18-year-old crewman was allegedly crushed to his death and still wanders the area where he lost his life. Another maze goes through the haunted boiler room and ends with a bar.
There are four secret bars located on the property but they aren’t so easy to find. Guests have to ask for tokens from the monsters during the mazes and there’s no guarantee that the monsters will have them or that they won’t try to frighten you when you ask.
The returning mazes; Feast, Intrepid, Circus, B340, and Lullaby, are intensified with more spooks than ever.
Dark Harbor isn’t just about scares, it’s about fun. Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch swings are now the ‘Sinister Swings’ and at any given time there are aerial performances, fire shows, DJs, freak shows and magicians. Don’t forget about checking out the 4-D Panic Experience, Monster Party and all the delicious drinks and treats throughout the grounds.
Costumes are only allowed on Halloween for the Annual Contest and Costume Ball and again on Dia De Los Muertos the next day.
Dark Harbor runs from Sept. 26 to Nov. 2 for select days. Tickets can be purchased online or on-site, whether it’s for general admission or one of the upgraded packages. For more information on one of the scariest haunts in the country, visit https://www.queenmary.com/calendar-of-events/dark-harbor/2019/
By Casey N. Wilson
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