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Ghost Tour of Old Monterey

290 Figueroa St, Monterey, CA 93940-2422
+1 831-624-1700
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Awesome tour

I loved the history aspect of the tour and there was definitely a spook factor that came along with... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2012
lauren m
San Jose, California
Delightfully Spooky

Gary the tour guide was the best! He added a weekday tour to accommodate my birthday plans. My... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2012
Elisa A
Monterey, California, United States
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Relive the Fantastic Tales of Old MontereyOnce the capitol of Mexican California, Old Monterey was the center of fiestas and balls, the glamour of dashing Spanish horsemen and the throb of guitars played by romantic suitors. It was also a town of intrigue, murder, swindles and shipwrecks.Epic lives full of lost treasures, found romance, and amazing adventures. Visit the sites of the ghost in the garden, ancient burial grounds, hidden treasure, hauntings, hangings and frequent ghostly sightings.This 90 minute trolley tour, led by longtime residents and local historians, will bring you into a Monterey that few alive today have seen.
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290 Figueroa St, Monterey, CA 93940-2422
+1 831-624-1700

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Reviewed 5 March 2012

I loved the history aspect of the tour and there was definitely a spook factor that came along with it. The tour guide knew his stuff and was very enthusiastic about it. A great was to spend an evening in Monterey.

Thank lauren m
Reviewed 2 March 2012

Gary the tour guide was the best! He added a weekday tour to accommodate my birthday plans. My friends can be chatty, and get distracted easily, he had no trouble keeping everyone's attention with his great historical and chilly stories of Monterey. I have lived...More

Thank Elisa A
Reviewed 18 October 2011

Our tour started a little late, due to the small amount of people signed up that night of which a group of 4 were 20 minutes late. Despite that, we headed to the Old Monterey Hotel for exploring a notoriously haunt on our own while...More

Thank Laurie-Loo77
Reviewed 12 September 2011

The Ghost Trolley of Monterey is a "must do" activity when visiting the Monterey area! This tour was filled with historical information as well as visits to some very spooky places in old downtown Monterey. The tour began by visiting an old native American burial...More

Thank marabethelisland
Reviewed 31 August 2011

My wife and I like to go to Monterey on our getaways. It's one of our favorite places to go. We've meant to take the Ghost Tour before but never got around to it, mostly because we travel with our dog most of the time....More

1  Thank Mike R
Reviewed 23 August 2011

My friend and I did the ghost trip on a friday night at Monterey and we must admit that we had a awsome and SCARY experience. When we first started the tour I must admit I wasnt expecting so much. I thought it was going...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 15 August 2011

Our guide had a ton of energy, diverse knowledge, and a strong desire to make us suspicious of the area. The trolley was real cool and the weather very eerie. The historical accounts helped me stay involved.

Thank Pooballzak
Reviewed 14 August 2011

I took my teenage sister on this tour during her visit to Monterey. She loves everything ghosts. Gary tells great stories at each location with pictures and documents that he has researched to verify the stories and legends of each site. I thoroughly enjoyed the...More

Thank ErinCeschini
Reviewed 10 August 2011

We had a fabulous time on this tour! Gary is a great story teller and generous with his information about historical places to visit. My EMF reader went off like crazy at the first stop so we were excited. We also got a picture of...More

Thank MSuess0
Reviewed 28 July 2011

We were with two of our children, ages 10 and 12. Fun, fun, Fun!!!!

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Gloria R
Well from what I seen about Gary remark was very unprofessional and to state the things he stated well would make not even want to take this tour. Like really you call yourself professional....... maybe the stuff Stacy stated was true...... hmmmm maybe think twice before you answer peoples remarks and I think your bottom was answer was perfect and professional "Thank you" you cant please everyone but you sure lower your standards to her level....
23 May 2017|
Response from WineTrolley | Property representative |
Gloria, please do the Ghost tour of Monterey a favor and DON'T take our tour. Rehashing past BOO BOO CRAP just shows how much YOU NEED TO GET A LIFE. If you were not present on the tour in question how could you be SO... More
Are children allowed on this tour? What ages can they be to attend?
28 September 2016|
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Response from WineTrolley | Property representative |
It really depends on the child. We focus more on historical hauntings rather than scary moments. Children from 10 up are usually good, but again it depends on your child. Sometimes I do get carried away and slip in a bad... More