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A Ghostly Encounter

St. Augustine, FL, USA
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About A Ghostly Encounter
Join us on A Ghostly Encounter! Our certified “ghost hosts” know their St. Augustine history and are skilled story tellers. They take their passion for the past and share some of the darker stories of the Nation’s oldest city. Tours visit two cemeteries, the City Gates, the grounds of the Old Fort and other locations that “speak” to our guides along the way. Your unscripted walking tour will last approximately 90 minutes with about 35 to 40 minutes of actual walking. We are one of the original tour companies in St. Augustine, FL and we definitely know how to do it right. We pride ourselves on offering an exceptional experience for the entire family. We love fur babies and are pet friendly. No one can share the rich history and the ghostly tales of St. Augustine, better than A Ghostly Encounter!
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Trblek wrote a review Jan 11
Deltona, Florida201 contributions27 helpful votes
We enjoyed this experience immensely as the three of us had different levels of experience with paranormal. Jim was an excellent guide and knew detailed facts of the city.
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Response from Diane L, Owner at A Ghostly Encounter
Responded 3 days ago
So glad that you had a great time and that your group consisted of people at varied experience levels. You collectively are able to give a really great assessment of the encounter. Thank you for highlighting Jim’s awesomeness! We appreciate you choosing to spend an evening with us! If you happen to have any photos you would care to forward please send them to ANCIENTCITYTOURS1@GMAIL.COM. We may share them on social media. THANKS AGAIN and welcome to the family!
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bigdogandsmiley wrote a review Jan 9
Vero Beach, Florida4 contributions2 helpful votes
My wife Carol and I had a blast taking this tour on 01/03/22 and Morgan, our guide, was exceptional - keeping our entire group both highly entertained and well informed regarding the ghostly history of St. Augustine. We would definitely recommend both Morgan, and this tour, to anybody looking for an interesting 90 minute foray into the downtown historic district.
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Date of experience: January 2022
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Response from Diane L, Owner at A Ghostly Encounter
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you so much for the shout out for Morganne! She is simply awesome! She is really passionate about the history she shares and her humor is second to none! Thanks for the great review! If you happen to have any photos you would care to forward please send them to ANCIENTCITYTOURS1@GMAIL.COM. We may share them on social media. THANKS AGAIN and welcome to the family!
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Explore622591 wrote a review Jan 8
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We had an excellent tour guide named JIm. He is a walking history book of accurate information. My husband and I were the only two on the tour and he didn’t cancel. He loves telling about St Augustine and its history which was most impressive. We highly recommend this tour. What he told us about the fort itself was amazing.
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Date of experience: January 2022
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Response from Diane L, Owner at A Ghostly Encounter
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you so much for the huge shout out for Jim and his history telling super powers! I am so glad you picked up on the fact that he IS a walking history book and loves sharing that knowledge. If you happen to have any photos of your tour that you would be willing to share with us - kindly send them to AncientCityTours1@gmail.com. We might use them on our social media. Thank you for the great review and welcome to the family!
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Dario E wrote a review Jan 5
3 contributions1 helpful vote
We booked a tour for 4 people and we all left disappointed. We went in with an open mind hoping to learn about the history of St. Augustine with some added ghost stories along the way. Our guide Jen was very animated and did her job well, however our party was bored and never really got into it. This is called a walking tour but 90% of the tour requires us to stop and sit and listen to a ghost story that was way too long. We spent half the time (45 min) sitting at Castillo de San Marcos for a ghost story and then walked a bit to the old entrance gate and sat there for another 30 minutes. We then headed for a short walk to the Tolomato cemetery and stood outside its gate since it was locked. After another story here for 15 minutes, the tour ended. We all looked at each other and realized we just wasted 90 minutes of our time (and $100). I wouldn't recommend this tour to anyone. It would have been much better had we actually walked through the city and explored more of the historic buildings and learned about actual people who once lived here and died and still linger around etc.
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Date of experience: January 2022
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Response from Diane L, Owner at A Ghostly Encounter
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for saying that "Jan was animated and did her job well." Ghost tours aren't for everyone. Perhaps a History tour would have been more your cup of tea.
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Gar C wrote a review Jan 5
Pequannock, New Jersey3 contributions
Our tour guide was very knowledgeable in history and a great storyteller! Visited most of the key spots and learned a lot about St. Augustine
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Response from Diane L, Owner at A Ghostly Encounter
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks so much for this great 5-star review! I love hearing that our guests have a great experience and learn about our local history too! Thank you for choosing to spend an evening with us! If you happen to have any photos you would care to forward please send them to ANCIENTCITYTOURS1@GMAIL.COM. We may share them on social media. THANKS AGAIN and welcome to the family!
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