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Original Haunted Walk of Ottawa

  • Ottawa ghost tour brings haunted history to life
  • A fun and quirky way to explore downtown Ottawa
  • Hear spooky tales as you walk to top Ottawa sites
Original Haunted Walk of Ottawa
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8:30pm Randonnée en Français
Nous partagerons les histoires classiques au sujet de la région et vous amènerons à quelques-uns de nos sites hantés préférés. (90 min)
9pm - English Tour
We will share some of our favourite ghost stories from the area and lead you by lantern light to some of our favourite haunted spots. (90 min)
7:30pm English Tour
We will share some of our favourite ghost stories from the area and lead you by lantern light to some of our favourite haunted spots. (90 min)
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A fun alternative to a typical city tour, this Ottawa haunted history tour takes you to the city’s top sites like Rideau Canal, the Commissariat Building, and more to learn the spooky stories that set them apart. After-dark departure times and a professional storyteller make for a spooky night out on the town.
What to Expect
Make your way to an easy-to-find meeting point in downtown Ottawa to start your ghost tour. Follow your guide through the historic downtown en route to top landmarks like the Fairmont Château Laurier, Rideau Canal, and Commissariat Building Bytown Museum while learning about the city’s spooky past.

A professional storyteller guide brings haunted history to life as you walk to the Lisgar Collegiate Institute, a haunted high school, and more. Ideal for group bonding or a funky history tour, it also offers two after-dark departure times that fit into your schedule.

Tour concludes near original departure point.
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Reviewed 3 days ago
History tour with a spooky twist

Wonderfully entertaining tour provided by Hamish of the many ghost stories in Ottawa. He took us around to many popular hotels and buildings known for common ghost sitings, and informed us of the encounters different people have had with them. Overall, a very enjoyable way...More

Thank Andrey A
Reviewed 1 week ago
really enjoyed the tour- especially Ottawa Jail

Very interesting an knowledgeable tour guide. Had fun and would definitely recommend. My teenage son especially liked the tour, especially Ottawa Jail. The jail has such unique history and is well preserved. Really cool place- would recommend staying a night in the jail also.

Thank allietiva
Reviewed 17 June 2018
Such an amazing experience!!!!

My husband and I did this tour our first night in Ottawa and it was fantastic. Margo was our tour guide and she was so animated and lively. I think it was made even better by her!! The fact that it rained didn't deter us...More

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 13 June 2018
Great tour of Ottawa - not just for paranormal fanatics

This tour provided a lot of interesting stories and history of the downtown Ottawa area and the paranormal sightings that took place there. Our tour guide Margo was excellent and added her own paranormal sighting that she was involved in. While I would say the...More

1  Thank Jason M
Reviewed 8 June 2018
Interesting perspective of historical area

We are not believers of spirits but really enjoyed the tour. The stories were interesting and brought history alive. Annie, our tour guide, was good and easy to talk to. Loved the different areas we were taken too, a nice mixture of stories and architecture....More

Thank Lauren/Brian R
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