Voted Best Ghost Tour
by Best of St. Augustine 2010, 2011, 2012
Ghosts & Gravestones awaits... When the conductor howls “all aboard!” - Will you be there?
Explore the darker side of the Nation’s Oldest City and let our ghost be your guide. Revisit the site of the terrible tragedy that occurred in 1873 at the St. Augustine Lighthouse and enter the town’s most haunted building, the “Old Jail,” for an up close and personal encounter. Don’t miss this frightfully fun ghost tour!
The Old Jail
Listed on the Florida and National Register of Haunted Places, the Old Jail has been the site of countless supernatural occurrences. Many criminals met their maker here. A shiv in the back or a hangman’s noose ended numerous lives. Visitors to the Old Jail have experienced cold spots, strange odors, loud banging noises, orbs of light and even apparitions.
The St. Augustine Lighthouse Grounds
The Lighthouse has a long history of paranormal activity. Visitors and employees have seen moving shadows and have heard voices and unexplained noises. In 1870, the daughters of Hezekiah Pittee, Superintendent of Lighthouse Construction, drowned in a tragic accident and are now believed to haunt the Lighthouse grounds.
Where: Welcome Center at 27 San Marco Ave.
When: 7 Nights a week
Tour Length: 1 hour 20 minutes
Join us onboard the trolley of the doomed for a scary, fun, and informative “frightseeing” tour you will never forget. All of the stories told are well researched. The Tour is rated PG-13. An adult must accompany children under the age of 12. Comfortable shoes are recommended so that you don’t become dead on your feet during the brief walking portion.
Reservations are required. Space is limited for this very popular excursion, so DON’T DELAY!