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Ghost Walk of Old Wilmington

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Address: 8 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4454
Phone Number: 910 794 1866
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18:30 - 20:00
20:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 18:30 - 20:00
20:30 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Journey into the depths of old Wilmington on a 90-minute adventure to the...

Journey into the depths of old Wilmington on a 90-minute adventure to the city's most actively haunted homes & burial grounds. Hear eerie tales of ghostly occurrences including encounters during recent tours. Locally owned & operated. Over 25,000 tours conducted since 1999.

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Something to do in the evening but a little underwhelming

We were told by a friend that we needed to do a ghost tour while in Wilmington. Apparently, there are lots of ghosts/ghost stories here. So we went on a tour and got to wander... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Tim B
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Rochester, New York
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Rochester, New York
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were told by a friend that we needed to do a ghost tour while in Wilmington. Apparently, there are lots of ghosts/ghost stories here. So we went on a tour and got to wander around the historic district in the dark. I think we stopped at 6 spots with each having a story. We found ourselves in a couple... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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13 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled from Chapel Hill 125 miles to see what had been recommended as an excellent Ghost Walk. They must of had an off night because out experience was terrible, two large groups went out one group with a costumed guide our host not in costume and she rushed us along reciting a script with no feeling or drama at... More 

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Thank GBRjeep
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although we did not see any actual ghosts during our time on the tour, the storytelling and ambiance throughout historic Wilmington during the 90 minute walk about was well worth the cost. Our guide (Laurie I believe ) was knowledgeable and spoke with sincerity and confidence at every stop of the way. It was definitely a wonderful addition to our... More 

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Thank JMWNiagara
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

you walk the whole tour and they had very interesting locations but we felt they dont take full advantage of the spooky themes aexpected to have a lot more spontanious interaction

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Thank woodman333
Florida
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57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Despite the guide's (Michael) efforts to "spook up" the tour, it just wasn't. We spent 90 minutes walking around downtown and heard five tales of supposedly spooky stories. At one point he took us all the way down one street and then announced that he had changed his mind and we turned around and went all the way back. He... More 

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Thank SuzeQFlorida
Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This was an awesome find. My 6 year old and I went through the walk which is just over a mile. It lasted a bit longer than an hour and a half, and my son stayed interested the whole time and was never scared. Our tour guide was Charles, and he was really good. The stories are full of history... More 

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Thank Kristen D
Charlotte, North Carolina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Have done this walk before and enjoyed it, but this time it was a great disappointment. Only made 3 stops to hear any stories, so basically just walked around.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I will preface this by saying that I have been on really scary ghost tours. One was a "Jack the Ripper Tour" in London and the other was a tour of the hidden vaults in Edinburgh, Scotland. They were very scary. The tour in Wilmington was mild compared to the others but it was still enjoyable and our guide did... More 

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Philadelphia
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12 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Please don't waste your time. Please don't waste your money. What you get for your time and expense are rambling stories that were mostly about what other guests felt during prior tours. The guide spent much of his time talking about the other tours you could take, a book that was available for sale, and the tips he was hoping... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

First off - our guide Kitty was great! She obviously enjoyed her gig and was a great story teller. That afternoon we were grumpy and bored. Our legs hurt, we were tired, waa waa waa. Well, as soon as the tour started we all forgot all those little issues and were totally immersed in the stories and buildings. I definitely... More 

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