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Haunted Walk of Ottawa

Closed Now: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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46 1/2 Sparks St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A8, Canada
Byward Market Area
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The tour was fantastic! Both my girlfriend and I had a wonderful experience exploring this rather mysterious facility. And while we walked the halls as a group, we couldn't escape the pressure or lack of oxygen that we felt. It was as if we were...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Luc P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the old Carleton County Jail, which is actually now a hostel. The tour started with a short walk to the jail. Once we arrived, we had a chance to see different parts of the facility and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank rhiranandani
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was an OK tour, i wish that the guide Sarah was a bite more dramatic . She was loud enough and articulated the facts fine, i just felt the delivery could have been more theatrical. The group was large and thus felt like we all...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank L4097JWannem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I visited Ottawa for a day and decided to try this experience since it was advertised on many websites and well rated. The tour was up to our expectations. The guide was very knowledgeable and took the character seriously. The tour was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Teodor N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic experience with my sisters. Our guide was Natasha and she was AMAZING! She really knows how to set the tone for the evening. Super friendly, really knowledgeable and loves to share stories about her experiences. I HIGHLY recommend!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 846samanthaf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My experience of the Ghost and the Gallows tour was great! The jail was quite spooky to tour through and our tour guide shared interesting yet spooky stories of the events that had happened throughout the 18 and 1900's. An excellent thing to do if...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank marshallvon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I remember going on these tours as a kid. My boyfriend and I stayed in Ottawa for Winterlude so we decided to do one and it was awesome. Definitely enjoyable for young and old. A great alternative to your average walking tour. It was cold...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Leah P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide was very informative and genuine. The tour itself was well rounded and complete with many stories. We recommend this tour.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Shelley W
Reviewed February 11, 2019

Excellent Tour. Our guide was friendly, funny and very knowledgeable. Perfect length of time to spend.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Melodie M
Reviewed January 21, 2019

really cool experience! guide was knowledgeable, fun and engaging! Would recommend to anyone for a quick but fun excursion .

Date of experience: January 2019
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Katherine S
April 18, 2017|
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Response from JimHW | Property representative |
Hi Katherine! Aside from special events or our Halloween Season, we generally recommend purchasing your tickets a few days in advance. We do sometimes sell out on the day of. Hope to see you on tour! 👻👻👻
February 25, 2017|
Response from JimHW | Property representative |
If you have or are willing to pay for a minimum of five people, we can often add a daytime departure. If you book with less than five and we manage to sell those tickets, we would refund your "ghost guests." Please call us... More
July 19, 2016|
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Response from JimHW | Property representative |
Both are great choices, so maybe I'll stress the strengths of each tour. The Original Haunted Walk has our widest variety of stories and locations, is completely outdoors and is generally the tour we recommend for families... More