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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 #29 of 104 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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Miami, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
17 helpful votes 17 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
10 helpful votes 10 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
5 helpful votes 5 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
15 helpful votes 15 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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Jacksonville, Florida
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91 reviews 91 reviews
34 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

As far as tours go, this one is reasonably priced. This tour leaves in the evening hours so you are not having to contend with the full heat of the day. Maggie, our tour guide was knowledgeable and highly informative. It was a nice change to learn about the "dark side" of the history of St. Augustine which made it... More

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We took two of our teenage grandchildren on this tour last week with Janice. It was very informative and entertaining. Highly recommend for anyone that wants a little bit about many aspects of St Augustine's history with a lot of family secrets thrown in to keep our interests peeked.

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Lakeland Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This tour is a nice diversion from the other story telling and ghost hunting trips offered. I very much enjoyed the current stories that have happened in this century. St. Augustine continues to be a thriving center of angst and history. I learned a lot. Janice was very nice, a little concerned about my kids and a filtering system for... More

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