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Bill Speidel's Underground Tour

#34 of 186 Tours in Seattle
Open Now: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Bill Speidel's Underground Tour
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The Underground Paranormal Experience gives you the expertise and equipment to do your own investigation. Search for paranormal activity in the famous Seattle Underground using the same sophisticated investigative equipment employed by trained...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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614 1st Ave, Doc Maynard’s Public House, Seattle, WA 98104-2233
Pioneer Square
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is a fantastic little 1h tour to do. Our guide, Clay, was hilarious and painted a great picture of the history of the city. It was amazing to actually see the evolution of the city with your own eyes as you went through the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The tour showed an interesting part of Seattle’s history. I enjoyed it but it is not for everyone. It’s not one continuous underground tour but rather a series of three or four short underground excursions. Lots of stairs and musty smelling, but fun and interesting.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jorelfitz
Reviewed yesterday

I was super excited for this tour. I went on a Saturday morning on a beautiful day outside and was mindblown at the size of our tour group. There were probably 20 people to one speaker and there were several groups touring at a time,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank cyanidesiren
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very informative and interesting tour. The tour guides make the tour interesting and worthwhile. Very interesting history of Seattle. There is some walking to different spots in Pioneer Square. Be prepared to walk down some tight stairs to go underground, underneath the sidewalks. Really cool...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Shawn808
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our tour guide was fantastic he made the tour fun. I would recommend it for sure but not if you are claustraphobic. Interesting history of Seattle I was not aware of....

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jmbsmith
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was sceptical initially but everybody was talking about it; and I understand why. We had great fun. Our guide Lisa was great and very informative as well as funny. You have a fairly long intro before going underground but you do see a lot...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank SandraD1930
Reviewed 4 days ago

90 minutes, seemed like 15 minutes. Guide Clay was an entertainer with great delivery and it was educational. The city was initially a backward slum that actually built itself up. The original city under the present city matches so many other "buried cities" around the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jamesholo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I paid $25 a person to hear about sewage in the 1800s. The guide actually said you guys paid to do this?

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank L1774COpaulah
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is definitely a tourist “thing to do” and in reading the reviews Bill Speidels is one of the best around, you do go underground! However depending who you have as a guide can make or break your tour, ours could hardly remember any of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Ceilings
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took the tour yesterday, expected a boring history tour...got the opposite...it was amazing! Our guides, Eric and Dean, were not only extremely knowledgeable about everything Seattle, but their humor made the tour so much more fun. Helpful, knowledgeable and funny to the max!❤

Date of experience: April 2019
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Lauren L
December 30, 2018|
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Response from Julie S | Reviewed this property |
Check out the website. Very helpful and easy to make reservations and purchase tickets.The tour is awesome and such a great introduction to Seattle.
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Patrice T
August 7, 2018|
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Response from 50StatesBy50 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, my response was somewhat gobblygook. The terminal is about 2.5 miles away from The tour location, Pioneer Sq. Walkable, but very long.
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Patrice T
August 7, 2018|
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Response from Amandaggo | Reviewed this property |
If you are near the Pier 50 it would be around 6 blocks. But remember the streets of Seattle are a bit irregular or on hills so if you plan to go with luggage is not the best recommendation. If you have the time to walk is a... More
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