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Ghostly Walks Walking Tours

Victoria, Canada
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About Ghostly Walks Walking Tours
Behind Victoria's old-world charm lie tales of eccentric characters, heroic deeds, intrigue, love, hangings, murder and GHOSTS!Ghostly Walks tours are scheduled year-round, they last 90 minutes and take place rain or shine.
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Explore the spooky side of downtown Victoria with this narrated nighttime ghost tour of the elegant city. Your local guide will take you to some of the city center’s most allegedly haunted haunts, sharing with you with tales of horrors past, as you uncover the eerier aspects of Victoria's history.
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from $15.43
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Explore quaint Victoria on this guided walking tour with a local historian. Along the way, take in picturesque views of the city’s Inner Harbour and wander the streets, alleyways, and town squares of Old Town, Bastion Square, and Chinatown, while learning about Victoria's history. Plus, hear about its past scandals like opium smuggling.
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from $11.57
10 reviews
Delve into the colorful past of Canada’s oldest Chinatown, in Victoria, British Columbia. This guided walking tour will lead you through the streets and storied allies of the historic neighborhood, as your historian/guide tells you the fascinating, sometimes tragic tales of the people who helped build the city and shape Canada as well as modern China.
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Reviewed today via mobile

What a great way to learn a bit of Victoria history with a ghostly twist. You only walk about a mile but with stops every few yards to hear the next twist on the tale. Chris was excellent. Knew his history of Victoria well covering...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Believe it or not ghosts either do or don't exist but good entertainment is alive and well on the streets of Downtown Victoria. In many ways the spooky stories are just an excuse for a fascinating history tour of the characters who lived and, mostly,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Gustypants
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We are only in town for a couple of days, this is my fourth visit to Victoria and I learned more about Victoria’s history in 90 minutes with Chris then any of my previous trips and it was fun. Our group was full of really...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed it very much, great stories and very knowledgeable. Booking through TripAdvisor saved 5 bucks :-)

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Reviewed 3 days ago

At first I wasn't going to go but sure am glad I did! Unfortunately didn't see any of the ghosts but the history lesson was fantastic!! Learning about the Empress Hotel and Parliament Building was wonderful. The guide really knew the history of the area...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the tour. Kate was very knowledgeable and an incredible historian and storyteller. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Brim made our tour really fun,she brought to life the ghostly stories with her enthusiasm. Would do it agai.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Phil S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The gal who led my group was amazing! I could tell how much she loved talking about the city's history. All of her stories were gripping and it was clear that she had a rich, deep knowledge of everything she talked about. Would absolutely go...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did a last minute booking of the Historical Victoria Walking Tour by Ghostly Walks and was not disappointed. Our guide, Zack, was very knowledgable of Victoria's and the Pacific Northwest's history and kept everyine engaged and entertained with his ability to weave the history into...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Jon D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful stories about ghost around Victoria. Our guide, Brim, was very animated and brought the stories to life. Even if you don’t believe in ghost the history behind the stories are also amazing.

Date of experience: August 2019
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May 31, 2019|
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Response from samwemb | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the kid, but yes. There is an early walk and a late walk. I took the late walk which had mature themes: murder, hanging, prostitution, death of a child. Some details are gruesome and may not be appropriate for... More
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I think so. Walk short distances and a lot of talking in each stop to explain history. I would reach out to company as they were wonderful and I’m sure will be accommodating to you. It was an easy stroll through town and... More
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Response from jbibby151 | Reviewed this property |
We just showed up to the meeting place they meet at. But I believe you can buy tickets ahead online. :)
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