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Our San Diego Ghost Tour takes you through 8-12 different sites around the Gaslamp Quarter, each stop ratcheting up the tension more and more. Meet your experienced tour guide outside the Balboa Theatre in Horton Plaza Park. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your tour’s scheduled departure time. The standard tour takes about an hour, and takes you through several landmark locations in the Gaslamp area. If you select the extended tour, you will get another 30 minutes of chilling stories and historical locations!

Location:

All Ghost Tours meet outside the Balboa Theatre in Horton Plaza Park at 868 Fourth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101. Tours are held rain or shine. Please note that we do not go inside the buildings, and we also do not meet inside. However, you are more than welcome to tour the public locations at your leisure after the tour has ended.

Distance:

1 mile

Duration:

The one mile standard tour should take about an hour. If you choose the extended tour, you will take another 30 minutes to explore an additional 0.5 miles and more haunted locations!

When:

One-hour tours start at 8pm. Please arrive at the meeting location fifteen minutes before the tour begins, and make sure you leave plenty of time to find parking or to get to the location. Our tours are held regardless of weather conditions unless severe storms are announced.

Admission:

Parking is available at nearby parking garages and lots. Please check your tour time and meeting location in advance so that you may arrive on time. We recommend arriving early to find parking and to ensure that you are not late.

Adult tickets are $19; children under 12 are $12; and children under 6 are free. The extended tour costs an additional $5 per person.

You must attend the tour for the date and time of your purchase. Ghost tours are held rain or shine. Rescheduling may be done upon prior approval, and is subject to a rescheduling fee.

Parking:

Free parking is available at nearby lots. Please check your tour time and meeting location in advance so that you may arrive on time. We recommend arriving early to find parking and to ensure that you are not late.

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Purchase a Group Tour

Prices: Standard tour: $19 – Adult; $12 – Children under 12. Prices may vary by demand and season. See booking calendar for details.

Duration and Distance: Standard tour: 60 minutes and 1.0 mile. Extended tour: 90 minutes and 1.3 miles.

Time and Date: 8:00pm nightly. Please check our booking calendar for availability; click our booking button to view the calendar.

We also cover tour options for large groups. See our Group Tours page to learn more about group options and how to reserve a spot for your needs.

Meet Up Location

FAQ

Please see your booking details for meeting location. There are neighboring parking garages and street parking that are available in the area.
Group size varies based on time of year and demand. We can keep everyone in your party in the same group. We've been doing this for years, and manage group size to ensure guests have a great experience. In the event you can't hear your tour guide, let them know, or move closer to them.
Pets are welcome as long as they do not disrupt ot distract from the tour
The arrival time will be listed on your confirmation email and in the available tour times when you click the book button
Please do not call us, the best way to reach us is by email using the contact form on this website
Book a tour and check the +1 box for each person in your group where it says “Extended Tour” at checkout to add an extended Ghost tour.
An extended tour takes you to a few additional locations when the regular tour ends. This adds about four new places and 30 minutes to your tour- highly recommended
Please contact us directly for pricing and availability. We do not do private tours under 30 persons. If you have a group under 30, please order directly from the website's book now option.
Tours are held rain or shine. We will contact you if the tour is cancelled.
Please only attend the tour for the day and time you are booked, as another day or time may not be available. If you need to reschedule, please contact us by email first. There is a $10 per order (not person) rebooking fee for each schedule change.
As it is unfair to other guests, we do not wait for late or nbo show parties. Please remember to arrive to the correct location on time! We do not grant refunds to guests who fail to arrive to the appointed place on time and miss their tour.
Please email us with the contact form
Ghost plush are small soft ghost souveneirs you can take home and keep as a friendly friend, or to give to someone as a gift!
Order a tour and check the +1 box for each item during the checkout process
No, but some of the locations you can visit during the day for free. We simply wouldn't have the time to focus on as many stories as we do if we were to enter each one, and we wish to focus on the stories, and leave the exporing up to you!
15 minutes before the start of your tour
No, this is a walking tour.
Yes, but there may be some grassy and cobblestone areas
Yes, you are welcome to take photos of the locations we visit!
No, videos are not allowed
No, there is no smoking allowed on the tour
We do not allow intoxicated guests or drinking on the tour- we will promptly ask those in violation to leave

Cancellation and Refund Policy