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History, Mystery, Mayhem, & MURDER!

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Address: City Walks & Tour Saint Augustine Inc, 4 Granada Street, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Phone Number: 904-825-0087
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A City Walks Original. This is not another ghost tour! Journey through the...

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.

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Head and shoulders above the rest!

I loved this tour! Our guide, Maggie, was great. She had her facts straight, which puts her above the majority of your guides. I'm probably a tour guide's worst nightmare with the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 10, 2015
rosedagger267
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Lakeland, Florida
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

My husband and I were visiting St. Augustine and took the History, Mystery, Mayhem & Murder tour because of the good reviews we saw. The information was both interesting and good. However, I will need to do more research on a few points, as I am currently reading a book that has different information about Flagler than we were told.... More 

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1 Thank Ddhw06
Lakeland, Florida
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42 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

I loved this tour! Our guide, Maggie, was great. She had her facts straight, which puts her above the majority of your guides. I'm probably a tour guide's worst nightmare with the amount of research I've done about the city, but Maggie hit it out of the park. The fact that she knew that Osceola was NOT a chief just... More 

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1 Thank rosedagger267
Jacksonville, Florida
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137 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

You have to see this. It's sooo interesting and the history is phenomenal. And the ghost stories and lore is second to none. I see why St Augustine is the second most haunted city in the states.

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Thank Gambit L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This was a walking tour that gave information to the history of the city. It was informative, and was correct information. We seen some of the back streets of Saint Augustine which I would not have seen. I liked being able to see the homes and gardens in the area. It was a night tour and made me want to... More 

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2 Thank Tammy A
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Maggie was great. Only the 2nd time doing the tour routed the way we went. She knew her history and stories, which kept it interested.

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2 Thank John W
Destin, Florida
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This tour was way too long. Our guide was doing her best to be dramatic but did seem a little silly at times. There was a lot of history...the same history you most likely have already gotten on the trains and trolley and everywhere in between, little mystery; mayhem... ummm and murder yes a few. We had to walk a... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This is the tour to take at night if you want to do a night tour. The stories are true and some are really crazy. It also gives you great history to the city that you don't learn in school. If they taught this information in school it would be more fun. Not for young children

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1 Thank Lisa C
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Consistent with so many other reviews on here, we thoroughly enjoyed having Maggie as the guide for this tour. From the beginning, she came across as authentic and straightforward -- she explained the tour without trying to oversell it, and helpfully explained the distinctions from the ghost tours offered by this tour company as well as competitors'. She was respectful... More 

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2 Thank listen2wind
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

We saw a lot of tours around the area and were looking for one that didn't involve a tour guide in period costume or actors pretending to be ghosts. There's not anything wrong with that- we just wanted a tour that presented history and stories in a entertaining way, and this tour was perfect! Maggie was our tour guide and... More 

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2 Thank Brad R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

Janis was super friendly, super knowledgeable about the history and very considerate of those who were unable to stand for long periods. The tour was awesome as well and I really enjoyed hearing about the history as well as seeing things we may have missed if they were not pointed out.

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