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    What you'll do

    Embark on a thrilling ghost hunt at San Diego's Heritage Park and Old Town!

    Experience Haunted Old Town Walking History + Paranormal Investigation with Go City®

    • Explore Heritage Park and Old Town's haunted sites.
    • Participate in interactive paranormal investigations.
    • This tour has no staged scares. It's just history, spooky tales and a dose of humor!
    • Your San Diego pass also includes dozens of other top attractions, tours and experiences in and around San Diego, all for one money-saving price. 

    About this experience 

    Combining history, spooky tales and potential ghostly encounters, this tour is perfect for anyone with a penchant for the paranormal! You'll check out some of San Diego's most notorious spots for ghostly activity and learn about the history and folklore of these haunted spots. You'll spend plenty of time admiring the Victorian architecture of Heritage Park and enjoying the disturbing stories of its gruesome and ghoulish past. You'll also explore Old Town San Diego with a brief stop at the Whaley House, and finally, El Campo Santo Cemetery.

    As well as a fascinating historical overview of the area, you'll also have the chance to investigate any current paranormal activity using real tools and equipment such as Mel Meters, voice recorders and grid lights. You'll spend most of the tour in the areas with the most activity, so no tour is the same!

    Haunted San Diego Tours take their work seriously, so expect well-told tales of California's gory history, authentic paranormal investigation and some great storytelling to engage your imagination. There are no jump scares here and certainly no trickery employed. If you experience anything spooky - you might just be in the presence of the paranormal!

    Why choose Go City®?

    • Customers save money on sightseeing with our pass vs. buying regular walk-up tickets.
    • Our app makes sightseeing easy – your pass, plus all the info you’ll need is right there in the palm of your hand.  
    • No need to worry about buying tickets on the day, this tour is included with your pass.



    Haunted Old Town Walking History + Paranormal Investigation highlights

    Old Town San Diego - explore the birthplace of California, said to be one of the most haunted places in the nation.

    Heritage Park -  admire Heritage Park's spooky Victorian structures as you learn about the history of the area and hear about the documented hauntings attached to each location.

    Paranormal investigating - try out real paranormal investigative equipment such as a K2 Meter EMF and voice recorders.

    Go City is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility when sightseeing in San Diego. Your pass includes a Haunted Old Town Walking History + Paranormal Investigation tour plus entry to dozens more top attractions in and around San Diego!

    Experience Haunted Old Town Walking History + Paranormal Investigation and many other attractions with the All Inclusive Pass.

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    Know before you go

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    This attraction requires advanced booking.

    Getting in

    Arrive 15 minutes prior to the tour start time. You'll meet your guide at the Senlis Cottage in Heritage Park (2454 Heritage Park Row), which is an orange and brown structure visible as soon as you enter the park. The tour operates on a strict schedule, and late arrivals may not be accommodated. 


    Do I need to tip the tour guide? Tipping your host, either in cash or via Venmo, is encouraged and greatly appreciated.

    What should I wear? Given the evening chill, dress warmly. Good walking shoes are recommended for comfort.

    Is there parking near the meeting point of this tour? Parking is limited and we recommend that you arrive an hour ahead if you plan to park. Visit the Haunted San Diego Ghost Tours' website for a parking map of the area.

    Is this tour suitable for wheelchair users? This tour involves a mild, half-mile walk and uphill travel. It is accessible for wheelchair users with assistance, however it's not recommended for those using walkers.

    Can I bring the kids? With its mix of history and ghost stories, this tour is generally suitable for all ages - you can even bring your dog along! However with plenty of spooky tales and potential paranormal activity, this may not be suitable for some younger children.

    For terms and conditions of the tour, visit the Haunted San Diego Ghost Tours' website. 

    Where you'll be

    Meeting point: 2460 Heritage Park Row, San Diego, US

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    Operating hours

    Tours usually take place on the following days:

    May-August and October
    7PM, 9PM and (sometimes) 11PM

    September-April (excluding October)
    7PM and 9PM

    Call or text 619.255.6170 for up-to-date availability.

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    Plans can change, we get it. All non-activated passes are eligible for a refund within 90 days from your purchase date.

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