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Haunted Walk of Ottawa

46 1/2 Sparks St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A8, Canada
+1 613-232-0344
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 21:00
46 1/2 Sparks St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A8, Canada
Byward Market Area
+1 613-232-0344
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a very nice tour with a guide having a good knowledge of history giving a lot of details about the place.

Thank Olivier S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a great evening activity to learn a little bit more about Ottawa's spooky history. I can't remember our tour guide's name but she was just lovely! Really captivating and well-spoken! We did the Ghosts and Gallows Tour!

Thank Rasha D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Absolutely an amazing night. Very informative and Louis was hilarious as a tour guide. This one in particular isn't very scary so it's great. I was with people who don't like really scary, next time I am definitely going on a scarier one.

Thank samanthabain33
Reviewed 6 days ago

The walk was once again a fun experience, seeing UCV in the dark was a fun side, the atmosphere was excellent. The only real down side was the knowledge that UCV is really a constructed location and not the real location for the base of...More

Thank RParks42
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I did the standard ghost tour of Ottawa. It was a nice walk around the city at night, but that was about it. The stories seemed more hearsay than fact. I don't think our guide told the stories very well and seemed...More

Thank T K
JimHW, Manager at Haunted Walk of Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so joining us! We're glad that you liked the walk around the city - Ottawa is a beautiful place to visit, especially in the evening when we run our tours. We're sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the tour itself. We'd love...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed both the original tour and the Ghosts and the Gallows. The latter probably a bit more. Our guide on both occasions was Caroline who definitely has a flare for the dramatic in her telling of the tales! Just wonderful. I was enjoying the...More

1  Thank JBoyGomez
JimHW, Manager at Haunted Walk of Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so much for this review! We're so pleased to hear Caroline was able to win you over with her storytelling skills. It's always great when we can cause goosebumps with just the power of our stories. ;)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A look at another side of Ottawa in the dark! The guide was informative, articulate and engaging. Highly recommend.

Thank Tom L
JimHW, Manager at Haunted Walk of Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so much for exploring Ottawa's darker past with us! We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed your tour.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a tour on a night of August with my family visiting from abroad. The tour guide (David) was really nice. He didn't rush us and was open to any question. I have been living in Ottawa for the last year but I never...More

Thank Wolly36
Reviewed 1 week ago

Elaine, our guide for the evening, gave us an atmospheric and well informed tour. She held the audience brilliantly, pitched the tension perfectly and it was an excellent history lesson with a touch of the eerie. Our 9 year old daughter was just the right...More

Thank janeth32017
JimHW, Manager at Haunted Walk of Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so much for joining us! We love to hear when folks have had a great time on our tours, and it's especially great to know your daughter is still talking about her experience. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I felt it was a great experience I love Upper Canada Village already so adding some history and ghost stories just brought it to a different experience we went at 8:30 with about 27 in the group which was a little large but enjoyed every...More

Thank ann1985269
JimHW, Manager at Haunted Walk of Ottawa, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We're so glad we were able to please an avid fan of the Village with our tour! We will be sure to pass along your kind words to your guide. Thanks for joining us!

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Katherine S
19 April 2017|
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Response from JimHW | Property representative |
Hi Katherine! Aside from special events or our Halloween Season, we generally recommend purchasing your tickets a few days in advance. We do sometimes sell out on the day of. Hope to see you on tour! 👻👻👻
Yanic L
26 February 2017|
Response from JimHW | Property representative |
If you have or are willing to pay for a minimum of five people, we can often add a daytime departure. If you book with less than five and we manage to sell those tickets, we would refund your "ghost guests." Please call us... More
20 July 2016|
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Response from JimHW | Property representative |
Both are great choices, so maybe I'll stress the strengths of each tour. The Original Haunted Walk has our widest variety of stories and locations, is completely outdoors and is generally the tour we recommend for families... More