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San Francisco: The Haunt - Ghost Hunting Walking Tour

4.6 / 5

14 reviews

Activity provider: The Haunt Ghost Tours

San Francisco: The Haunt - Ghost Hunting Walking Tour

Activity provider: The Haunt Ghost Tours

From US$ 55 per person

Seek out the paranormal on San Francisco’s ghost-hunting walking tour. Venture down Gold Rush alleyways after dark, armed with tools to help uncover and contact spirits that remain.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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  • Use ghost hunting tools throughout the tour, including your own EMF detector
  • Explore the alleyways of Chinatown after dark
  • Uncover stories of true crime and historic hauntings
Full description

Prowl through Gold Rush-era neighborhoods after dark, armed with ghost-hunting tools to seek out paranormal activity in San Francisco. The Haunt is San Francisco’s real ghost-hunting excursion, with storyteller guides sharing dark tales of the city’s haunted past.

Meet by nightfall in the Jackson Square Historic District, a Gold Rush-era neighborhood of eerie Victorian architecture. Your tour guide will outfit everyone with an E.M.F. meter that you’ll use throughout the paranormal investigation.

From there, enter the old neighborhood, hearing about the forgotten graves and ships buried beneath. Down quiet alleyways, learn of the destruction of the Great Earthquake of 1906, and the residual hauntings that still plague the neighborhood.

At any point, you might detect E.M.F. activity, and you'll investigate further using tools such as dowsing rods and a Spirit Box.

In Chinatown, hear of the tragedies that mark the neighborhood’s past, including the true crimes whose energies still linger, from a mysterious death in a historic theater to the city’s biggest massacre at the Golden Dragon.

End the investigation with a ceremony to honor whatever spirits joined the group with a ritual to ensure that nothing follows you home.

  • 1.5 hour tour
  • Guide tips
Not suitable for
  • Children under 13 years

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Meeting point

At the green newspaper kiosk on the corner of Montgomery and Clay Streets. The closest street address for Uber would be 598 Clay Street.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • Tours operate even in conditions of rain or mysteriously thick fog
  • Children are welcome at your discretion
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4.6 /5

based on 14 reviews

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Took my teen daughter for a unique tour of San Francisco. She loved it (which is a rare experience with a teen)! Great historical information and fun to try to communicate with the paranormal. Our guide was energetic and professional and able to keep our interest throughout. Would recommend to others.

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Product ID: 369326