Secrets of the Château Laurier

City Tours

Next Available: July 19, 2024
More dates available:
  • July 20, 2024
  • July 21, 2024
  • July 22, 2024
  • July 23, 2024
75 minutes
Adults $24.99, Youth (up to 14) $19.99
Spookiness Scale

Ottawa’s famous castle provides the backdrop for intriguing tales of notable guests, hidden secrets, and incredible history. We go behind the scenes of the iconic Fairmont Château Laurier, uncovering its enchanting stories. From political rendezvous and secret passageways to lavish ballroom galas and the luxurious swimming pool, discover the charm and grandeur of this landmark hotel. Check-in for a 60-minute adventure and let our captivating tales unlock the magic of this majestic castle.

Private Tours

Our Private Group Tours cater to adults, teambuilding events, and families, offering both daytime and evening departures. Similarly, our Educational/Youth Group bookings cater to schools, camps, and youth organizations. Both options are available for groups of 12 or more. Book your Private Group Tour on Mondays to Wednesdays and enjoy a $5 discount per person—a good deal for your next adventure! For groups over 90 or if you don’t see what you are looking for, please call or email us with your details, including the city. We’re here to help you craft the perfect spooky experience.

More Spooky Fun!

The outdoor tour that started it all! Be captivated by our friendly and talented storytellers, each wearing one of our iconic black cloaks, as they recount the area’s most spine-tingling ghostly tales. Using lanterns to light our way, we’ll lead you to Ottawa’s most haunted places, such as Grant House, the elegant Fairmont Château Laurier, and the city’s infamous haunted high school. This memorable evening will forever alter your perception of the city and its historic buildings. Ideal for all ages, this tour is a favourite among families, the curious, and paranormal enthusiasts alike. Cette visite est également disponible en français.

Next available: July 18, 2024
75 minutes
Adults $29.99, Youth (up to 14) $21.99. Save $5 on tours from Monday to Wednesday.

Join us on an unforgettable journey into the heart of Ottawa’s supernatural past as we explore the Bytown Museum. Prepare to be captivated by chilling tales of ghostly encounters shared by museum staff, visitors, and even our Haunted Walk tour guides! As we make our way to the museum, we’ll immerse you in the region’s oldest and most famous ghost stories, including iconic tales such as those surrounding the Rideau Canal, Barracks Hill, and the murder of D’Arcy McGee. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to explore one of Ottawa’s haunted landmarks with The Haunted Walk! Cette visite est également disponible en français.

Next available: July 18, 2024
75 minutes
Adults $29.99, Youth (up to 14) $21.99. Save $5 on tours from Monday to Wednesday.

Introducing Hidden Ottawa” – the new light-hearted walking tour from the creators of The Haunted Walk that’s gonna have you chuckling with laughter and shaking your head in disbelief. Join our crew of storytelling guides as we take you on a 90-minute escapade through the hidden side of Ottawa. No boring history here! We’re all about the bizarre and unexpected side of the city we love. Ever heard of mutant squirrels or surprise racoons causing havoc? Maple syrup heists that would make Robin Hood blush? Secret society messages encoded in some of our most well-known places? We’ve got all that and more! Guffaw and gasp through the city’s streets as our fun and engaging tour guides spill the beans on those little-known stories and secrets that define Ottawa’s hidden personality. Grab your pals, your family, or even that weird cousin you don’t quite know how to handle – everyone’s welcome! “Hidden Ottawa” is a fun and engaging good-natured adventure, perfect for first-time visitors and locals alike. You won’t find this side of the city in any guidebook! Tickets are vanishing now like a squirrel with a stolen bottle of maple syrup!

Next available: July 20, 2024
90 minutes
Adults $29.99, Youth (up to 14) $21.99