Ottawa & Area Ghost Tours

Ottawa is full of awesome ghost stories, haunted locations, and dark history. From spine-tingling ghost tours to heart-pounding paranormal investigations, join us for a fun, spooky, and safe night out in the National Capital Region!
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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.

Next available: July 24, 2024
75 minutes
Adults $24.99, Youth (up to 14) $19.99

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 24, 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 24, 2024
90 minutes
Adults $29.99, Youth (up to 14) $21.99

Cemeteries are places of serene beauty and deep reflection, brimming with history and stories waiting to be told. We are thrilled to partner with Beechwood Cemetery National Historic Site for an unforgettable evening filled with storytelling and chills. Discover the darker history of the cemetery’s early days and the ghost stories connected to some who rest there, including strange reports from staff that continue to this day. Our journey will take us outdoors, weaving through the crypts, headstones, and other markers that make this historic site so unique. The highlight of the evening will be our final stop—a rare opportunity to venture inside the Mausoleum after sunset for one last spine-tingling tale. For a fun and safe experience, we recommend all guests bring a flashlight. Come and join us for an evening where the rich history and hidden mysteries of Beechwood Cemetery are revealed.

 

Next available: July 24, 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 25, 2024
75 minutes
Adults $29.99, Youth (up to 14) $21.99. Save $5 on tours from Monday to Wednesday.

Join us at Ottawa’s Billings Estate National Historic Site for a spine-tingling paranormal adventure! This exclusive small-group investigation offers a rare chance to explore the historic mansion and its grounds, listening for whispers from the past. Guided by an experienced host, you’ll delve into the captivating stories of the Billings family and attempt to uncover long-hidden secrets. Engage in a series of intriguing paranormal experiments as you navigate through dimly lit rooms and shadowy corners. This authentic and immersive evening promises a unique blend of history, mystery, and interactive participation, making you a key player in shaping the night’s discoveries. Perfect for ghost story enthusiasts, fearless paranormal investigators, history buffs, urban explorers, or anyone with a curiosity about the unknown. Book your spot now—spaces fill fast! Participants must be 16 or older. Choose curiosity over fear and join us in the dark!

Next available: August 2, 2024
120 minutes
$64.99 per person

Embark on a spooky adventure with us as we invite you to join our moonlight walk around the mysterious Mackenzie King Estate nestled deep inside Gatineau Park. As we lead you through this secluded getaway we will explore the former Prime Minister’s incredible property, his passion for spiritualism and the supernatural, and share some of our favourite ghost stories from the grounds and surrounding area. What makes this tour truly special is the rare opportunity to explore the estate at night and venture inside three of the historic and haunted buildings on the property, including MacKenzie King’s original cottage built in 1903. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich history, supernatural tales, and eerie allure of the Mackenzie King Estate. Cette visite est également disponible en français.

Next available: July 27, 2024
75 minutes
Adults $29.99, Youth (up to 14) $21.99

Experience the ultimate Haunted Walk adventure with your boos and besties in Ottawa! Whether you’re seeking a thrilling outing with friends and family or an engaging educational experience, we’ve got you covered. 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 ghostly 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.

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Next available: Anytime, Subject to Availability
60-90 minutes
Varies Depending on Tour

The Haunting at Home is a ghostly online audio experience created by the paranormal experts at The Haunted Walk. Turn the lights down low & conduct a series of fun & spooky experiments in your own home. Will you be able to complete them all – in the DARK? What will you discover in the process? Experience a spine-tingling and thought-provoking night of supernatural thrills & chills.

Next available: Anytime, Anywhere, with an Internet Connection
120 minutes
$19.99 for a Limited Time ($34.99 Reg)

SOLD OUT! Dare to join us for the ultimate evening of paranormal exploration! For the first time, we’re inviting you to investigate six haunted heritage sites along the Mississippi River in Eastern Ontario – all in one unforgettable night. Your adventure will take you through the mysterious Settler’s Cabin and the intriguing site of S.S. #11 Appleton Schoolhouse at the North Lanark Regional Museum, into the haunted hallways of the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, through the shadowy corridors of Almonte Old Town Hall, and around the 19th-century Gatehouse and the historic Grist Mill at the Kintail Conservation Area. Many of these locations have never before opened their doors to paranormal investigators — be among the first to uncover their secrets. Tickets for this special event are limited – secure your spot for this night of mystery and history! The proceeds from every ticket sold go to the preservation and restoration of these incredible sites. SOLD OUT – Please check out our other investigations.

Next available: SOLD OUT
480 minutes
$89.99 per Investigator