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“Take a stroll and learn something at the same time”

History, Mystery, Mayhem, & MURDER!
Ranked #44 of 122 Tours in St. Augustine
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Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed August 20, 2010

If you are NOT a fan of ghost tours (as I am NOT) then this is the tour for you. A pleasant stroll along historic sites in St. Augustine learning about amazing events and scenic views is an excellent way to spend an hour or so. It's not just dry boring historical facts either, the title of the tour says it all, Mystery, Mayhem and Murder. Not to mention exploding people!
If you have the choice request Cody, he's great and you know he's good because he can't just make these stories up as he goes along. ;)

1  Thank briannipper
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Reviewed July 29, 2010

This isn't a ghost tour, but one filled with historical stories of exactly what it's called - mystery, mayhem, and murder. Our tour guide, Sean, was very personable, knowledgeable, and gave a great tour. It turned out that my family (only 3 of us) were the only ones on the tour, which made it nice and personal, but was a shame since our guide was so good and probably didn't make very much that night. Take this instead of one of those hokey ghost tours! :)

Thank FatalDelay
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Reviewed July 16, 2010

We're weren't too excited about ghost tours (not much into the supernatural) or pub crawls (I don't like beer), but we wanted to learn more about the city, so we tried the History, Mystery, Mayhem & Murder, and couldn't have been more pleased. We were extremely fortunate to have Cody all to ourselves, as we were the only walkers on the Monday evening tour.

Walking through the streets of old St. Augustine as the sun dropped lower in the sky, we got a true native's perspective on the city's history -- from the shabby tactics employed by the British besiegers of the Castillo de San Marcos, to the "unsolved" murder of a St. Augustine socialite in the 1970s, and then back to the 19th century for a few juicy details on Henry Flagler that the official Flagler College tour guide forgot to mention.

Cody is a fount of knowledge about St. Augustine, as well as a true entertainer who obviously enjoys what he does. By the end of the tour, we felt almost like experts on the city's colorful history.

Thank kzanne
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Reviewed May 12, 2010

We debated doing a ghost tour in St. Augustine, but decided to go with this one instead. Our tour guide (Karl) did a great job of telling stories and answering questions. I highly recommend this tour if you are interested in more of the historical side of St. Augustine.

Thank ZEPGIRL18
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Reviewed February 14, 2010

We were looking for something that didn't take all night but gave us a little more than a historical tour. We found it! Our guide was great and took us on about a 90 minute tour of Saint Augustine that included death, burials, murders and all kinds of history that we didn't know about the area. Be sure to take this tour if you're short on time. We'll be trying some of this companies other tours next time we're in town. Thanks for a great time!

Thank NashKnit
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