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History, Mystery, Mayhem, & MURDER!

City Walks & Tour Saint Augustine Inc, 4 Granada Street, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
904-825-0087
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Ranked #28 of 108 Activities in Saint Augustine
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Walking tours
Owner description: A City Walks Original. This is not another ghost tour! Journey through the St. Augustine's darkest history and explore the true stories behind the... more » Owner description: A City Walks Original. This is not another ghost tour! Journey through the St. Augustine's darkest history and explore the true stories behind the Ghosts & Legends every night on this award-winning tour. Pirate Raids and Plunders, Brutal Massacres, Deathly Plagues, Unsolved Murders. It's all happened right here in St. Augustine and its all real. The whispers of the town's bloody past are about to breathe their stories to life once again, as you venture down its timeless streets. This is absolutely not just another 'ghost' tour! As they say. Fact can be much scarier than fiction! $13 per person, departs 7 nights a week. « less
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Orlando, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We decided on a last minute weekend trip to St. Augustine. The History, Mystery, Mayhem & Murder tour was suggested to us after a quick walk downtown. One of the city guides mentioned the tour and we are happy they did. My husband and I have been visiting St. Augustine for years. There's so much history in the city and... More

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Orlando, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We had two tours with Maggie and you can see her passion for the city. We had a brief deluge at the start but it didn't dampen the tour! Great value with Groupon 2 for 1

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We (a couple from Germany) were lucky to get a tour all alone with our guide Janic. It was very entertaining and we got to know St. Augustine and its people (alive, dead or ghost) very well. In addition to that we were told all sorts of interesting stories about these people. We would definitely recommend this tour to all... More

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Miami, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I had bought groupon tickets for the History, Mystery, Mayhem & Murder tour. I didn't know that I only needed one, so we got to experience 2 tours. The people at the City Walk office were very helpful and guided me through my mistake. :) The first night we did a tour with Arliss. The tour was great! The second... More

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Venice, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The tour was fun and interesting. Heidi, our tour guide, was friendly and knowledgeable. It was obvious she did her research. I would have rated the tour excellent, but they did not have a restroom available to use before the tour. When walking around in Florida you drink a lot of water so it is a good idea to have... More

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Charleston, West Virginia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

It was a dark and stormy night... Perfect for a stroll around historic St. Augustine while listening to stories about the history, mystery, and mayhem that transpired over St Augustine's long, and at times violent, past. Unfortunately, it was a wasted opportunity. The tour was terrible. Sure, I found out a couple of historical facts that I didn't know, but... More

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Kissimmee, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our History, Mystery, Murder and Mayhem tour. Maggie was our guide and she did an amazing job of bringing history to life. She had so many interesting stories, that I didn't want the tour to end. This was my favorite thing that we did during our weekend visit to St Augustine. Even our 20 year old son... More

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Our tour guide Heidi was excellent. Her knowledge and whimsical way of presentation was great, We love how she interacted with us, Great time!

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Davenport, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I am so glad I only paid $6.50 to do this tour, I was so disappointed. This should be called the History tour, because I did not get any information about mystery, mayhem, or murder... Our tour guide Wil told some interesting stories, but it was nothing like I expected. When we were at the city gates we were told... More

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Murphysboro, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Fabulous tour given by Maggie. We enjoyed every moment of the over an 1 1/2 hour walking tour of St. Augustine at night. The price was very reasonable we took our 2 teenage daughters and their boyfriends on this tour and there was something that interested all of us. Great little unknown facts and stories. Maggie was very personable and... More

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