Welcome to Old City Ghosts!
As the oldest city in the country, St. Augustine has survived wars, natural disasters, and pirates. Experience the terrors hidden in shadows of the cheerful Florida sun.

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Old City Ghosts offers an unflinching look at the Ancient City’s ghastly underbelly. Our unique collection of captivating and unnerving historical stories reveal what makes this city one of the most compelling haunted locations in the country.

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Join us on a tour, and you will experience history in a way that will haunt you forever.

Old City Ghost Tours take you through 8-12 different sites in one of St. Augustine’s most haunted areas, with each location ratcheting up the tension more and more. Meet your experienced tour guide out front of 26 Toques Place at least 15 minutes before your tour’s scheduled departure time. The standard tour takes about an hour, and walks you through several landmark locations in the area. If you select the extended tour, you will get another 40 minutes of chilling stories and historical locations!

The Old City Ghost Tours walking route is a great way to see the amazing sites of historical St. Augustine while also getting your fill of the ghostly atmosphere of the city’s most haunted locations. This tour is perfect for first time visitors to the Ancient City and seasoned locals alike!
This is a family-friendly attraction, so bring everyone—your kids, friends, or a date—to Old City Ghost Tours! We’ll make sure that you have an informative, memorable, and slightly terrifying night, all starting at $19. Keep in mind that tours fill up quickly, so reserve your spot early through our website!

Pirates, Peasants, and Poltergeists

In a town acutely aware of its place in history, sometimes the extraordinary finds itself hidden by the mundane. Our tour offers a unique and compelling look at the paranormal happenings lurking in every corner of the Ancient City. Being the oldest continuously inhabited city in the United States means that plenty of people have come to St. Augustine to study its unique cocktail of cultural history. However, most people still miss the palpable terror that much of the city is built on—or maybe they just don’t want to see it. Every quaint inn, trendy restaurant, or historical landmark is built on the horror of a grisly and bloody past. Even seemingly mundane places, like a strip mall, a quiet diner, or a local park, are rife with literal and figurative artifacts of tragedy, despair, or loss. With Old City Ghosts, you will walk on the same paths as Native American warriors, Spanish Conquistadors, and dishonorable pirates. You will understand the psychic scars that linger in places after tragic fatal fires claim the lives of the innocent. Your trip through St. Augustine’s storied history will help you understand the impact history can have on a place, all while making the hair stand up on the back of your neck.

What draws the supernatural to St. Augustine?

If you are not the sort of person excited by history, then St. Augustine’s reputation as a historical treasure trove might conjure images of a sunny but unexciting place suitable only for socks-and-sandal-clad history professors looking to discover a new pile of rubble for their papers. However, that could not be farther from the truth. Since its founding several centuries ago, St. Augustine has been a hotbed of excitement and intrigue that has littered the area with both physical and spiritual connections to a deeper, more meaningful historical legacy. Sure, you could read about the Spanish occupation, or the area’s connection with the slave trade, or the city’s struggle with bloodthirsty pirates, but those accounts will skip over the true strangeness happening as a result of that history every single day. Experiencing that horrifying truth in person at night will help you feel like a part of the city’s deranged and ghostly history. Reserve your tour today, and experience a side of St. Augustine that no history teacher would have the courage to teach you!

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Tour Info

The Old City Ghosts tour is a trek through historic St. Augustine’s most haunted hotspots. On our Old City Ghosts tour, you’ll explore both the paranormal and historical sides of each of our carefully selected tour sites. The accounts on our tour are researched, authentic, and up-to-date to ensure you have the best, most chilling experience possible.

Location:

All Ghost Tours meet in front of 26 Toques Place. Get Directions

26 Toques Place - Old City Ghosts - Ghost Tour

Distance:

The standard tour route is 0.8 miles. Eight different locations are included in our standard tour. Our extended tour includes four extra locations, adding 0.7 miles to the distance for a total distance of 1.5 miles.

When:

Old City Ghosts tours are held every night. Please check schedule upon ordering tickets for times. Please arrive at least ten minutes early and allow plenty of time for parking and walking to the location. Tours are held rain or shine.

Admission:

Admission for the Old City Ghosts tour must be purchased ahead of time on our site. Click “Buy Tickets” to bring up the ticket order process, fill the (short!) form out completely, and confirm your reservation, then… you’re done!
You do NOT need to print your tickets or worry about mobile passes! After completing your tour reservation online, you’ll automatically be added to the admission list for your tour time and date. Simply bring your ID with you for us to verify your reservation before your tour begins.

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Amii Daven

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December 08, 2019

Our family took a holiday here in St. Augustine and it was great! The tour was the cherry on top. Highly recommend!
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Anonymous

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November 23, 2019

We really enjoyed our tour; the tour guide very entertaining and told the stories well.
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Shandee Gunther

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October 12, 2019

We had so much fun learning the history of the area and seeing all the sights. Our guide was great! We really enjoyed ourselves :)
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Kristen Pollock

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September 18, 2019

We’ve been on other tours in the area but this one was by far the best.
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7 Reasons Guests Should Go on the Old City Ghosts Tour!

  • Thrilling adventure

    What is more thrilling than a ghost tour? Feel your heart race as you learn more about each tour stop, perhaps even seeing movement in the dark as you walk along the guided path.

  • Entertainment for All Ages

    Are you traveling and want to enjoy a fun family-friendly event? This tour is perfect for kids and adults, and we ensure everyone will have a great time.

  • Non-Believer

    The ghost tour is fun, even for the non-believer. Whether you believe in ghosts or not, you will enjoy the stories told and learning more about each location.

  • In Town and Not Sure of What to Do.

    Whether you are traveling through or staying overnight, our ghost tours are a must do!

  • A Memorable Experience.

    Have fun remembering the highlights of the tour long after your visit is through.