Halloween & Ghost Tours in St. Augustine
St. Augustine is the perfect destination for a spooky Halloween!
You won’t find a more haunted Halloween destination than the Nation’s oldest city, St. Augustine, Florida. With more than 450 years of history, ancient narrow streets, two historic cemeteries with graves dating back hundreds of years, a brooding Spanish fortress, and endless stories of roaming spirits, it’s the place to be for all things other-worldly.
Halloween stirs up the supernatural in St. Augustine, but visitors can enjoy ghost tours and spooky encounters all year long. Here are some of St. Augustine’s spookiest Halloween adventures awaiting intrepid souls and fun-seeking spirits.
St. Augustine Ghostly Experience Tour
As seen on the Travel Channel, History Channel, and Discover Channel, the Ghostly Experience Tour explores famous haunted sites and shares theories behind different types of paranormal activity. Follow your guide under the eerie glimmer of lantern light to explore back alleys and ghostly haunts. $20 for adults, children under 6 free.
Medieval Torture Collection
The emotions inspired by the Medieval Torture Collection transports visitors back in time hundreds of years to some of the most miserable moments in history. This exhibit is a unique presentation that combines academic research with the contradictive, emotionally repulsive draw of a time in history when torture and torment were commonplace. The Museum is located at 100 St. George Street. Tickets are $13.99 per person.
Old St. Johns County Jail Haunting Experience
Take the newest tour in town at the Old Jail, where you'll hear countless hair-raising stories of supernatural occurrences that have been reported here, including cold spots, strange odors, unexplained banging noises, wailing and laughter, barking dogs, orbs of light and, yes, even an apparition or two. The tour takes place nightly at 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $31.19.
Ghosts & Gravestones Frightseeing Adventures
This nightly trolley tour was voted one of the five best ghost tours in the South by Southern Living Magazine. The tour includes a visit to the Old Jail, the Old Drug Store and the Huguenot Cemetery, where you may catch a glimpse of Elizabeth, a child victim of yellow fever, waving to passersby. Tours leave nightly from the Old Town Trolley Welcome Center and cost $30.15 for adults and $15.59 for children ages 3-12. Reservations are recommended as tours fill quickly!
The St. Augustine Lighthouse is the "Mona Lisa of paranormal sites.” Syfy Network’s Ghost Hunters
St. Augustine Lighthouse Dark of the Moon Tours
Find out why the Syfy Network’s Ghost Hunters program called the Lighthouse the “Mona Lisa of paranormal sites.” Tour the top of the tower of the St. Augustine Lighthouse and explore the eerie Keeper’s House. Tours begin at 7:30 p.m. on select dates and tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for children ages 7-11. Reservations are required.
Ripley’s Haunted Castle Tour
This 80-minute investigative tour takes you inside the most haunted site on the Eastern Seaboard – Ripley’s Believe It or Not Castle Warden. Team R.I.P. will lead guests on this paranormal investigation to seek out 18 different entities using paranormal devices like EMF meters and laser grids. Tours are at Ripley’s Castle Warden nightly. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for children. Tickets are $25 per person.
Ghost Augustine Dead Walk Tour
If you dare, take this unique walking tour through the creepiest spots on the south end of town and hear the stories of the forgotten, oldest, darkest, deadest part of town…. Guests get to use a K2 meter – the best paranormal instrument! Tours depart nightly from Beerhammer’s located in Heritage Walk Mall. Tickets are $24 for adults and $15 for children under 12. Reservations are recommended.