Ghostly Walks

Covid19 Update :
In-Person Tours are operating. All tours must be booked online. Virtual options available.

About Ghostly Walks

Our guides have collected more than five hundred tales of ghostly encounters in Victoria and have uncovered the sordid truth behind many of the city’s most gruesome crimes and tragic accidents. Ghostly Walks tours weave together Victoria’s ghosts and the stories behind them, bringing the dark history of our city to life. It’s guaranteed to be spell-binding, entertaining, memorable, and most of all spine-tingling!

Ghostly Walks take place year-round (when restrictions allow).


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Tour Details

Spooky Walking Routes

Our hand-picked routes explore the streets and alleys of haunted Victoria. All tours start at the Visitor Information Centre, conveniently located right across from the Empress Hotel, except for during the Hallowe'en Season. From October 11- November 3, 2019 meet us at the main gates of Market Square, 560 Johnson St.

The Hideous Happened Here

Behind Victoria's veneer of old-world charm, beautiful gardens and afternoon tea lies the darker past. On our tours, experience spell-binding tales of eccentric characters, heroic deeds, love, humour, hangings, murder – and ghosts!

Victoria's Best Storytellers

Our team of guides combine a love for history with a passion for riveting theatre. Tours are based on practiced and well-delivered stories, but each one includes just the right amount of historical detail to create the context for the story.

“One of the best walking tours we have ever taken.”

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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are our most current prices:

Adults: $20
Seniors: $15
Students: $15
Children (6-11): $10

Many tours begin from the Visitor Information Centre, 812 Wharf Street. However, some History Walks and Ghostly Walks at Halloween depart from different locations.

You can find the most accurate information on our calendar.

Yes, all our tours are guided by a team of the finest storytellers in the city, led by John Adams, Victoria’s best known historian and noted paranormal author. Our guides include a range of historians and performers from a range of backgrounds, all united by their passion for creating great experiences for our guests.

Ghostly Walks tours last one hour and generally include 1-2 kilometers of walking around downtown Victoria.

Tickets must be purchased online.

Buy your tickets here.

Pre-booking is required for all tours. Sorry, due to Covid restrictions we are not able to accept walk-ups at this time.

While tips are greatly appreciated, they are not mandatory. Please feel free to share your enjoyment of the tour by whatever means you prefer.

Custom Tours

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Explore Victoria with friends and family.

Student Tours

Discovery for students of all ages.
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Ghostly Walks in Victoria, BC with Discover the Past