Haunted Austin Walking History Tour provided by Walking Tours of Austin

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 18/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Haunted Austin Walking History Tour
Per state of Texas regulations, masks are not required for outside activities. The vast majority of our tour is outside, however masks are encouraged for all customers. Masks are required when entering any historic buildings including the Driskill hotel.
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Updated 18/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
For a not-so-typical take on Austin history, visitors can experience the ghastly tales of this historic city on this storyteller-led haunted walking tour. Get ready for a good scare as you head out for your nighttime adventure to uncover tales of ghosts, murderers, and the spooky stories in between. Stop at haunted attractions, including the Driskill Hotel, and hear about how Austin has developed over the decades.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    242 W 2nd St
    242 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    There are two Jo's Coffee locations in Austin. We depart from the DOWNTOWN location on 2nd Street. Arrive about 15 minutes prior to your tour.
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    The Driskill
    Stop: 15 minutes
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    Walking Tours of Austin
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    242 W 2nd St
    242 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    There are two Jo's Coffee locations in Austin. We depart from the DOWNTOWN location on 2nd Street. Arrive about 15 minutes prior to your tour.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Uncover Austin's haunted history on this evening small-group walking tour
  • Learn about Austin from storyteller-guides, narrating macabre city history
  • Easily fit an evening tour in your trip—you spend the day however you'd like
  • Meet-up in Downtown Austin, just a short walk from the First Street Bridge
Important Information
Departure Point
242 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701, USA
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
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  • Comfortable shoes are recommended
  • Learn more: https://www.touratx.com/ghost-walk/
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Mia M wrote a review Today
Dallas, Texas2 contributions
Mabel was a great guide and was passionate about all the history in Austin which made the tour interesting. I think everyone had a great time. I know I did. Now I know about a different side of Austin.
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Leslie M wrote a review 27 Nov
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Tour guide was amazing!!! She made the experience a lot of fun. Met some great people in town for Thanksgiving. I will recommend this tour to friends & family.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Rocío G wrote a review 22 Nov
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I have really enjoyed the tour. It was funny and the guide knows how to catch your attention. I would give 5 stars if we weren't in covid times. I know it is not mandatory to wear a mask in Austin at the street but it's a big group and I think it should be required as 6 ft of
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from Jim M, Owner at Haunted Austin Walking History Tour
Responded 6 days ago
I’m glad you enjoyed your tour and thanks for the feedback! We do our very best to deliver excellent tours while at the same time following all covid-19 guidelines. Come back and see us again soon. Best, touratx.com
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tori w wrote a review 18 Nov
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I enjoyed the tour very much,getting to know about Austin! I am not from here so it was very interesting. Mabel was very animated and knows how to transition the tour very well..I do wish the guides did wear microphones because it was awful Trying to hear her over the awful
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from Jim M, Owner at Haunted Austin Walking History Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks for touring with touratx.com! Mabel is a great storyteller who loves Austin and our haunted tales:) Come back and see us soon... if you like our ghost tour, you will love Murder Walk Austin! Best, JM
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jocelyne f wrote a review 8 Nov
Spring, Texas2 contributions
I had a great experience during the haunted walk tour! Being a person from Houston I would definitely recommend this tour to get to know Austin more and it’s history. Our guide(forgot her name) also made the tour more interesting especially with her British accent, she knew all
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from Jim M, Owner at Haunted Austin Walking History Tour
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks so much for this review. We work hard to make each and every tour a great experience!! Mabel was the name of your guide:( She is a fantastic story teller whale loves the haunted history of Austin:) Best, JM
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By: Walking Tours of Austin
gparada11
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Start your Austin visit off right!
Came for a long weekend to visit Austin and wanted to get some history about the state history and the live music
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99christyv
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Excellent walking tour
Jim is a great orator. His energy and knowledge ignite sparks of passion and intrigue to dive deeper into the possi
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64brittanyl
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A must!
Amazing tour! Very informative and interesting! The tour guide has a lot of energy and holds your attention the ent
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D8769VLdavidq
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Fun and Informative!
A wonderful way to spend an evening and see the town. Jim is a great story teller! We had a great time!
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KMc-Clt
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A can’t-miss tour
If you’re looking to get a lay of the land in Austin, this morning tour is a great place to start! Jim has a wealth
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Ieshastacey
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It’s a “KILLER” experience.
10 out of 10 I would recommend the tour! Jim was very knowledgeable about the city and the murders. You can tell he
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laineMK
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Great Historical Perspective
This was a fantastic experience! Jim was fun and knowledgeable, sharing fascinating stories that illustrated the c
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ERES1013
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Morning walk down historic Congress Ave & the surrounding historic streets
I loved learning about Austin's history, and some of the unique stories and occurrences that gave this city its qui
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lindsayh808
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Great!
The tour was amazing! It was just four of us and Jim, so we all got to know each other pretty well. The tour is equ
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NYeats44
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Hot Day, Cool Tour
I am so happy I booked this tour! Jim is very knowledgeable and extremely charismatic. His super cool demeanor kept
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britt_willz
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Exceptional and knowledgeable
I want to preface this by saying that I am usually not a fan of the typical informational walking tours- especially
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MadsChap
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Heart-Pounding Adventure
Had an amazing time with Jim on the murder tour! Very knowledgeable about Austin history and Jim was entertaining t
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catcricket
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Recommend
Brief: Tour was a great way for my incoming UT freshman to get the lay of the land. Got her bearings, learned fun h
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Helena W
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Passionite, interesting guide!
Our guide's passion for interesting history was obvious! Very affable - we had a great conversation as we got an ap
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jhwwre
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You must do this tour!
Great tour, a must in Austin. Jim was was informative and entertaining. He was well versed in Austin history. Hi
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