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san diego ghost tour trolley
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Join us for a Spirited & Entertaining

Tour built on stories of history, mystery and legends of San Diego's Past & Darker Side!

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About This Tour

Visit The West Ghost

Hop aboard the Trolley of the Doomed and ride with us to the Whaley House, rated by the Travel Channel as one of America’s Most Haunted Places.
Walk through El Campo Santo Cemetery and Pioneer Park and experience the notorious past of this city full of gunslingers, gamblers, ladies of the night and many more unsavory characters that are just dying to meet you!

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Select Your Journey

See more than just the haunting tales of San Diego’s grim past. Discover the beauty of America’s Finest City and its illustrious history aboard the Old Town Trolley. Or, explore a unique adventure on land and sea with the San Diego SEAL Tour.

Ghosts & Gravestones

Regular $36.00
$33.40
SAVE UP TO $3.60
five san diego ghost hosts standing next to ghost trolley at night with the whaley house behind them
  • Join our spirited & entertaining tour built on stories, history, mystery and legends
  • Travel back and hear about the spirits of characters who lived & died in San Diego
  • Hear stories of how Pioneer Park changes to the darker side when the sun goes down
  • Journey through Old Town, walking through El Campo Santo Cemetery
  • Includes outside of the Whaley House and grounds. Tour does not enter the house.

Whaley House Evening Tour

Regular $18.00
San Diego Whaley House
  • As seen on the Travel Channel, SyFy Channel and Discovery Channel.
  • Be part of the historic legacy, mystery and legends of the Whaley Family, and hear of their myths and misconceptions.
  • Approximately 30-minute guided tour through the historic Whaley House and the surrounding grounds.
  • Regale in the tales of the spirits from the past and perhaps even experience the paranormal.

Trolley Silver Pass

Regular $44.00
$41.80
SAVE UP TO $2.20
San Diego trolley at Balboa Park
  • 1 day of free unlimited re-boarding
  • Free discount coupons
  • Only hop-on and off tour over the bridge to Coronado
  • FREE map brochure with day planner

SEAL Tours

Regular $44.00
$42.80
SAVE UP TO $2.20
San Diego SEAL Tour
  • 90-minute, fully narrated SEAL Tour
  • Departs from Seaport Village
  • Wind your way through picturesque San Diego streets
  • Splash down for a cruise through the waters of San Diego Bay

City Lights Night Tour

Regular $36.00
$32.40
SAVE UP TO $3.60
San Diego skyline at night
  • See San Diego’s famous sights illuminated at night
  • Take in romantic views of the city and cruise past notable landmarks
  • Highlights include The Historic Gaslamp Quarter, Balboa Park, Coronado’s Ferry Landing, USS Midway and more
  • Open-air sightseeing perfect for taking pictures
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San Diego Ghost Tours

Dying to Take a Ride on the Dark Side?

Travel back in time and hear about the spirits of the notorious characters who lived & died in San Diego.

Some say that schools are haunted and Grant Elementary School is no exception. Hear stories of spirits from long ago that still haunt our neighborhoods today.

Our journey takes us through Old Town, walking through El Campo Santo Cemetery and on to the Whaley House, both sites of many reported paranormal occurrences. To learn more, go to our San Diego Ghost Tour.

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Top Reasons

To Take a Ghost Tour in San Diego

San Diego is known the world over for its beautiful beaches, mild climate and abundance of points of interest. But the city’s long history of unnerving deaths, mysterious occurrences and its dark, ominous side is what many visitors are dying to discover.

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San Diego Ghost Tour Schedule

Ride the Trolley of the Doomed before it's too late...

Tours operating Thursdays – Sundays.

Check reservations calendar for availability and times*

Closed Thanksgiving and the month of December.

Check-in time with our sales rep at the ticket booth is 30 minutes prior to departure time. Late arrivals may result in forfeited seat.

Reservations are required. First to check-in, first seated. Reservation based tickets are non-refundable. You may reschedule up to 24 hours in advance of tour time by calling 619-298-8687.

Choose from Two Tour Options:

  • – Tour with entry into Whaley House
  • – Tour with Whaley House courtyard (temporarily unavailable)

Where to Find Us:

Ghosts & Gravestones Frightseeing Tour boards at Old Town Market: Old Town San Diego – 4008 Twiggs Street.

Duration: 90-105 minutes long

Reservations Required!

Warning: This tour may not be suitable for children under 13 years of age. Please note that a significant amount of this tour requires traversing over uneven grounds and also includes historic sites and buildings with no wheelchair accessibility in poorly lit areas. Wear comfortable shoes or you will be dead on your feet. 24 hour notice is requested by calling 619-298-8687.

San Diego Ghost Parking

See list below for parking available near our departure point. Please note that these are not run by Ghosts & Gravestones

Prices subject to change.

Behind the Immaculate Conception Church
Address: 2540 San Diego Ave. – Map Behind the Immaculate Conception Church
Between San Diego Ave. & Juan St.
FREE Parking All Day

Cal Trans
Address: 4050 Taylor St. – Map Cal Tran
Between Calhoun St. & Juan St.
FREE Evening & Weekend Parking

Old Town Transit Center
Address: 4005 Taylor St. – Map Old Town Transit Center
Between Pacific Highway/Rosecrans St. & Congress St.
FREE Parking All Day

Ghosts & Gravestones Frightseeing Tour boards at Old Town Market: Old Town San Diego – 4008 Twiggs Street.

Ghosts & Gravestones Frightseeing Tour boards at Old Town Market: Old Town San Diego - 4008 Twiggs Street

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Behind the Immaculate Conception Church
Between San Diego Ave. & Juan St.

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Cal Trans
Between Calhoun St. & Juan St.

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Old Town Transit Center
Between Pacific Highway/Rosecrans St. & Congress St.

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