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Ghostly Walks Tours
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Ghostly tales
1 Hour
Walking tours
Guided
Expert storytellers
Students
Discounts available
Historical
True stories
Family Friendly
Ages 6+
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Description

Ghostly Walks in Victoria, BC, offers a spine-tingling journey into the city's haunted history. These walking tours, led by expert storytellers, delve into over five hundred ghostly encounters and the dark tales behind them. Perfect for those intrigued by the supernatural and Victoria’s sordid past, these walks promise an unforgettable experience.

Tour Details

  • Diverse Routes: Four unique tours exploring different areas.
  • Eerie Tales: Stories of ghosts, hauntings, and true crime.
  • Historical Insights: Learn about Victoria's history and infamous events.

Route #1 - Old Town & Bastion Square Starting at the Visitor Info Centre, this tour includes eerie stops like the Empress Hotel, Kanaka Row, and Rogers Chocolates, culminating in Bastion Square's haunting history of public hangings.

Route #2 - St. Ann's Academy & Beacon Hill Park This route offers tales of Lizzie McGrath at the Fairmont Empress, haunted exhibits at the Royal BC Museum, and ghostly nuns at St. Ann’s Academy, among other chilling stories.

Route #3 - Parrot House & Old Burying Ground Journey along Humboldt Street, encounter the ghost of Kanaka Joe, and explore the Old Burying Ground, where the bodies beneath “Pioneer Square” add a ghastly twist to the tour.

Route #4 - James Bay & Bent Mast Explore Victoria's oldest residential neighborhood, with stories of exorcisms, artist Emily Carr’s death, and hauntings at The Bent Mast pub.

Practical Information

  • Duration: Each tour lasts 60 minutes.
  • Meeting Point: Tours start at the Visitor Information Centre, 812 Wharf Street.
  • Rates: Adults CA$22, Seniors/Students CA$17, Children CA$12.
  • Accessibility: The tours involve 2-3 kilometers of gentle walking.

Origin and Guides

Ghostly Walks was conceived by John Adams, a historian and paranormal author, and is now run by him and his son, Chris. Their team of historians and performers are passionate about creating engaging experiences based on extensive research.

A Hauntingly Memorable Experience

Ghostly Walks offers a unique way to explore Victoria's hidden and haunting past. Each route provides a different perspective of the city's ghostly history, making it a must-do for both visitors and locals. It's an adventure that combines history, mystery, and a touch of the supernatural for a truly memorable experience.

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Discover The Past
Discover The Past
812 Wharf St
Victoria, V8W 1T3
Discover The Past
Discover The Past
812 Wharf St
Victoria, V8W 1T3
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