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Ghost and Graveyard Tour in Charleston

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Experience the chills of Charleston's only on-site graveyard tour. You will get an exclusive opportunity to walk inside the gates of Charleston's oldest graveyard after dark. Walk through Charleston's haunted Historic District, and hear stories of ghosts, haunted houses, voodoo and Low-country superstitions.
Highlights
  • Gain special after-hours access to one of Charleston’s oldest cemeteries
  • Hear spooky stories and local legends from your guide, an area native
  • Your guide makes sure you don’t get lost in the city at night
  • Two departure times offered for your convenience
What to Expect
This ghost-and-graveyard tour meets in a central Charleston location. Your guide will lead your group on foot to Charleston’s oldest cemetery for special after-hours access. At the graveyard, hear stories of local legends such as Sue Howard, who’s been known to haunt her child’s grave—your guide even has a photo to show you. You’ll hear other stories to make your skin crawl, including a tale about people being buried alive in the very spot you’re standing. You’ll even hear a few lesser-known stories about voodoo in Charleston. The nighttime darkness adds to the creepy ambiance, and it’s recommended you bring a pocket flashlight with you if you’re easily scared. Both tour times end early enough, so you can continue on to enjoy the city’s nightlife on your own.
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Important Information
Departure Point
18 Anson St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - Charleston Ghost & Graveyard Tour
  • Entry/Admission - Circular Congregational Church
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Mobile phone numbers are required at booking
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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All reviews bulldog tours magnolia cemetery circular church paranormal activities handled the situation entire process a great story teller friendly guide after dark wear comfortable shoes haunted places his enthusiasm gave great entertaining tour whole group a lot of fun story telling
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Reviewed yesterday

Spooky and great stories of duels, deaths and sprits. Our Guide Ben, was Excellent and Entertaining. Ben did a great job answering any questions thrown at him. He is a history Professor at the college. it was an easy walk at night with a full...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Brett R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour guide, Ben, gave us a tour full of ghost tales and history. Ben was interesting, funny, and gave us lots of good facts about some of Charleston’s past. He encouraged questions from our group. The tour was an easy walk, and the route...More

Thank DebbieP102
BulldogTours1, Manager at Bulldog Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for your review! Ben is a terrific guide and we are so happy you enjoyed his tour. He has a passion for history and loves to express that on his tour. Thanks again!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was so excited about being shown some of the darker history of Charleston, but this tour missed the mark entirely. Maybe it was just our guide, but aside from a couple of interesting stories and being in the graveyard at night, this stunk. "Spooky"...More

Thank Melissa282
BulldogTours1, Manager at Bulldog Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

That's some tough love, Melissa, and we're grateful for it. What we're hearing from you is that the tour wasn't scary enough, that the atmosphere wasn't solemn enough, that it wasn't sufficiently "spooky" for you. We're sorry about that, so we're following up with your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Cemeteries are fascinating, day or night. Learning the history of some Charleston residents gone by was educational and fun. Adam really has a good passion for the subject and his enthusiasm really made the tour fun.More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank luvbeej
BulldogTours1, Manager at Bulldog Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for your review! We completely agree that cemeteries and graveyards are fascinating. Many of our guides, including Adam, refer to themselves as "taphophiles" who are people who have an deep interest in graveyards and tombstones. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the tour. It is very apparent that Adam has such passion for the rich history and lore of Charleston. Very good story teller!! Felt very connected to the city and it’s local charm.

Thank Chris_Stultz1981
BulldogTours1, Manager at Bulldog Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your review! Adam does a wonderful job on every tour he gives. Walking way feeling like you have made a connection with city speaks volumes to Adam's ability to tell a story. Thanks again! Andrew Kuhn Tour Guide Manager

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Response from Harvey C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it depends on the size of the group.
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SherryCullen
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Response from tasmanitis | Reviewed this property |
Parking is available just outside the gate of the Magnolia cemetery on the grass next to the fence along Huguenin Street. There is no charge.
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