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Haunted Walk of Ottawa

46 1/2 Sparks St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A8, Canada
+1 613-232-0344
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46 1/2 Sparks St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A8, Canada
Byward Market Area
+1 613-232-0344
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We would definitely go do it again. Our Tour Guide Sophie was very friendly and very informative. We probably do another one of those tours!

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First up - I don't believe in ghosts, not at all. But I'd heard that these tours were a good way to discover a city, so I gave it a go. I'd also add that they're great if you're travelling alone. Our group was varied...More

Thank RachelN76
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did the haunted walk. We had wanted to do the jailhouse tour, but it does not operate on the day of our visit. Our tour guide did his best, but downtown Ottawa is a concrete jungle with absolutely no atmosphere and this was definitely...More

Thank Deb S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the original walk. My kids found it boring and long. It was interesting but not a most do while youre in town

Thank aaronf1928
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dave, our tour guide, had to take 2 groups out because his co worker did not feel well. He did a great job of showing us the beauty of Ottawa and relating both the history and the ghost stories. He made it feel like you...More

1  Thank Shooey01
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic! Even though our school group was 20 minutes late to the Crime and Punishment Jail Tour due to traffic, our guide, Hamish, still gave us the full hour :D He went above and beyond to give us the full haunted walk experience, costume and...More

Thank Marloes S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would like to begin by describing our tour guide, David. This man looked legit from the get go. His blue eyes shifting constantly to engross everyone on the tour, his majestic outfit only adding to the experience. This man should have won the oscar...More

1  Thank Jeremy D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Justina took us on a walk through the city for about 90 minutes. We saw some of the canal and some old landmarks and heard some ghost stories. It wasn't scary but it was fun. If you have some time in the evening you should...More

Thank mrdc99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Louis took us on our fun and informative tour of downtown Ottawa. He was a font of historical information and a good storyteller. I got goosebumps a couple of times and I don't believe in ghosts. But now maybe I do.

Thank laughingwoman6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fun and informative little tour of Ottawa filling me in on all the spooky aspects of a beautiful town. Fun to see the city from a different light! My tour guide Dave was a pleasure and very professional.

Thank Joseph L
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Katherine S
How far in advance should I book it? Is within a week okay or does it sell out fast?
18 April 2017|
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Response from JimHW | Property representative |
Hi Katherine! Aside from special events or our Halloween Season, we generally recommend purchasing your tickets a few days in advance. We do sometimes sell out on the day of. Hope to see you on tour! 👻👻👻
Yanic L
Can we do one of the excursion during the day or it is only in the evening?
25 February 2017|
Response from JimHW | Property representative |
If you have or are willing to pay for a minimum of five people, we can often add a daytime departure. If you book with less than five and we manage to sell those tickets, we would refund your "ghost guests." Please call us... More
We can only afford one of these excursions and not sure which one to choose. Can you please make a recommendation between the Original Haunted Walk or the Ghost and Gallows. We are not worried about the length or distance of walk and have no limitations. Just want to best overall experience and value your input since you have done them both. Thanks.
20 July 2016|
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Response from JimHW | Property representative |
Both are great choices, so maybe I'll stress the strengths of each tour. The Original Haunted Walk has our widest variety of stories and locations, is completely outdoors and is generally the tour we recommend for families... More