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Ghostly Walks Walking Tours

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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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812 Government Street, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Downtown
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All reviews ghost stories john adams story teller great storyteller pm tour tour started local lore bastion square history tour visitor center downtown victoria downtown area lots of history spooky historian guide halloween
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the ghost tour it was amazing. Not an insane amount of walking for those that aren’t able to walk a lot. Kate is a historian with amazing stories. A great storyteller. I didn’t want the tour to end. Thank you! Will return again.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank kweenbee3g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brynn was such an amazing tour guide. She filled the tour with her amazing storytelling abilities. Would definately go on a tour with her again.

Thank Tammy B
Chris A, Manager at Ghostly Walks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tammy, Thank you for your review. I will pass on your kind words to Brynne. We really enjoy telling our tales and without wonderful walkers like you, we wouldn't get the chance. We look forward to having you along again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We very much enjoyed tonights tour. Our guide (Bryn?) was excellent. A perfect weather night enhanced the enjoyment.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Peter N
Chris A, Manager at Ghostly Walks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Peter, Thank you so much for walking with us. We are glad you enjoyed. Yes, the weather was beautiful that night which always helps.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met at the visitor center to start our tour. The tour guide was dressed the part in cape and top hat...great look. We walked over the downtown area and learned some of the local lore and stories. We do a ghost tour wherever we go...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CJ J
Chris A, Manager at Ghostly Walks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi CJ, Thank you for walking with us and for your review. We have a great time sharing the "lore and stories" of our fascinating city. Like you, our guides go on ghost tours wherever we find ourselves. We can't help it we love this...More

Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

This was our second time doing a tour with Ghostly Walks. Our tour guide was Brynne. She was really great, funny and engaging. We like this tour company because they really do their research and tell you about history along with Ghost stories. It’s an...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JENNIFER D
Chris A, Manager at Ghostly Walks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jennifer, Thanks for your review. I will let Brynne know that you enjoyed your tour. Having gone on many ghost tours all over the world, we feel that one of the things that sets Ghostly Walks apart is the amount of research that we...More

Reviewed February 5, 2019

My husband and I recently moved to Victoria and wanted to learn more about its history, so we took the opportunity of having friends in from out of town to take the historical Victoria walking tour. We were fortunate to have John Adams as our...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Chris A, Manager at Ghostly Walks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you so much for your review. We are really glad that you and your husband were able to come walking with us and that you brought your out of town guests along too! We strive to bring Victoria's history to life in a...More

Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Excellent tour learned lots in a fun and informative way. Our guide was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend, especially if you are interested in seeing a different side to Victoria

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

We had a great tour with Brynne who shared some of Victoria’s ghosts of Christmas past. The tour was an easy walk around a few different site that have a disturbing history. The group was large but Brynne kept everyone engaged and included. I’d recommend...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Helenbbbau
Reviewed December 27, 2018

The guide was incredibly knowledgeable and his respect for the Chinese community really came through. We learned about the history of Chinese in Canada, the artist who painted murals in Chinatown, and visited a temple and an herbalist. We also learned about the gambling and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Amanda C
Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

A pleasant walk around town. Kirby, our host, was dynamic, enthusiastic and her stories were very well rehearsed. Learned a little more about the history of Victoria, and heard a few creepy tales. It was a busy night for tours, and Kirby navigated well.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cmachowski
Chris A, Manager at Ghostly Walks Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thanks for your feedback. I will pass on your kind words to Kirby. She certainly is dynamic and enthusiastic as you mention and we are so happy to have her as part of our team. We look forward to waling with you again soon.

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KGT31
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Response from 458staceys | Reviewed this property |
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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Hello, thanks for getting in touch. Our family rate of $35 covers two adults and their own children under 16. Depending on the size of family, this represents a big savings over our normal per person rates of $15/adult... More
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