Savannah Georgia Ghost Tours

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Touted as the Most Haunted City in America, Savannah is packed with historical hauntings and tales of ghosts walking the streets and park squares. You can participate in a variety of ghost tours, such as walking tours, pubs, nighttime cemeteries, carriages, and more.

Haunted Walking Tours Savannah

Walking Tours Savannah Group
Walking Tours Savannah Group

Founded by former Coast Guard Greg Proffit, Walking Tours Savannah offers two tours, one for adults and one for adults and children. Proffit states on the Savannah Tours website that he is "the original tour guide of Savannah" and also wrote a book about the city he loves, Guide to The Haunted Pubs of Savannah.

Reviews

The Creepy Crawl tour is the original haunted Brew Pub Tour in Savannah and is rated by Trip Advisor as "#1 of 51 nightlife in Savannah" hot spots, as well as being awarded their "Certificate of Excellence." Hundreds of reviews from satisfied attendees comment on the fun, informative and spirited evening they enjoyed.

Creepy Crawl Haunted Pub Tour

This walking pub tour takes attendees to some of Savannah's best pubs while the tour guide brings colorful ghost stories to life. Visitors get a sampling taste of the pub spirits before moving on to the next. The company claims the tour is Savannah's most popular walking tour.

  • Who: Suitable only for adults
  • When: Nightly (check online calendar)
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Length of tour: 2.5 hours
  • Cost: About $25 ($2 off with online booking)
  • Bookings: Online or call (912) 238-3843

Creepy Stroll

The Creepy Stroll is a popular 20-year old tour that takes you on a stroll through the streets of Savannah's Historic District while your tour guide recounts the rich stories of frightening haunts and spirits. One cute and fun addition to this tour is for Girl Scout troops. Not only is the tour age appropriate, but each Girl Scout also earns a patch for going on the tour!

  • Who: Suitable for adults and children
  • When: Nightly (check online calendar)
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Length of tour: 1.5 hours
  • Cost: $16 adults, $10 children (ages 6-15), free for ages 5 and under. (gratuity not included)
  • Bookings: Online or call (912) 238-3843

Ghost City™ Tours

Offering four different walking ghost tours, Ghost City Tours captures the market with a tour guaranteed to fit every person's desire for a fun, entertaining and of course, haunting night.

Reviews

Ghost City Tours has over 1,000 reviews from highly satisfied customers stating the tour guide was entertaining while also revealing Savannah's spooky history. Trip Advisor awarded the tour company the Certificate of Excellence and ranks Ghost City Tours as #7 of 146 Tours in Savannah.

The Grave Tales of Savannah Tour

This tour is a bold mix of history, haunted locations, and ghosts. If you're a history buff, then this may be right up your alley. The website states all locations have been researched thoroughly to ensure you receive accurate information and true ghost stories. The tour visits some of the most haunted locations in the Historic District, such as mansions and other historic homes, haunted cemeteries and burial grounds, a Revolutionary War Battlefield, and more.

  • Who: Suitable for all ages
  • When: 7 nights a week
  • Time: 9 pm
  • Length of tour: 1.5 hours
  • Cost: About $20 for adults and children ages 12+, $10 ages 6-11, free for ages 5 and under
  • Bookings: Online or call 888-859-5375

The Beyond Good And Evil Ghost Tour

Visit many of the locations mentioned in the novel, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, such as Colonial Park Cemetery and The Mercer Williams House. Learn inside details about "Lady Minerva's powerful impact on the events" depicted in the book and other stories.

  • Who: Ages 16 and up
  • When: Monday through Saturday
  • Time: 10 pm
  • Length of tour: 1.5 hours
  • Cost: $29.95
  • Bookings: Online or call 888-859-5375

The Dead of Night Ghost Tour

This late night walking tour visits some of the spookiest and most haunted places in Savannah. You'll go down twisting streets and alleyways while your guide retells stories of demons, murder, and witchcraft.

  • Who: Age 16 and up
  • When: 7 Nights per week
  • Time: 11 pm
  • Length of tour: 1.5 hours
  • Cost: Just under $30
  • Bookings: Online or call 888-859-5375

The Ghost City Haunted Pub Crawl

What could be more fun than a pub crawl? A haunted one, of course! This pub crawl visits four of Savannah's most historic and haunted pubs. Your tour guide will share all the spooky stories surrounding each pub and its other-worldly residents.

  • Who: Age 21 and over
  • When: Tuesday through Saturday
  • Time: 9 pm
  • Length of tour: 2 hours
  • Cost: About $25
  • Bookings: Online or call 888-859-5375

Blue Orb Tours

Colonial Park
Colonial Park

Offering two distinct themed walking tours, Blue Orb Tours presents a different view of Savannah's ghostly past and present. The Zombie Tour™ and the Savannah Shadows Tour™ were created by founder Tobias McGriff. With a long paranormal resume including a best-selling book, Savannah Shadows, and various appearances on paranormal TV shows and talk radio, McGiff also turned his book into a film. He has also worked with other films and documentaries about UFOs.

Reviews

Chosen Best Savannah Ghost Tour by The Destination Guide and 10Best.com, the USA Today 10 Best states, "One of the best ghost tour companies in the city is Blue Orb, which offers bone-chilling tours, which are guaranteed to terrify you." In 2014, Blue Orb was rated among the Top 10 Ghost Tours in the World by Conde Naste Traveler and Trip Advisor.

The Zombie Tour™

Advertised as Blue Orb's most popular ghost tour, The Zombies Tour includes not only the Colonial ghost stories, but also the terrifying stories that the website states are, "from the large Voodoo and Hoodoo communities here in the low-country." The guide recounts scary stories about shapeshifters, shadow people, and hags.

  • Who: Adults (ages 18+)
  • When: Wednesday through Sunday
  • Time: 9 pm and 10pm (9:45 check in)
  • Length of tour: 2 hours
  • Cost: $30
  • Bookings: Online (tours fill up fast for October)

Savannah Shadows Tour™

Based on Tobais McGriff's best-selling book, the Savannah Shadows Tour takes visitors to many of the places mentioned in the book. Your tour guide will tell you about Harry Houdini and the connection he had to Savannah, specifically a seance.

The tour includes a visit to:

  • Playground of the Dark-Eyed Children
  • Live Oaks in The Hanging Square
  • Stately streets that hold dark sinister secrets

Many of these ghost stories were first introduced in the book after researching Savannah's ghostly past.

  • Who: All ages
  • When: TBD
  • Time: 9 pm (8:45 check in)
  • Length of tour: 1.5 hours
  • Cost: $25
  • Bookings: Call 888-621-3031

Evening Haunted Trolley Tour

Not all ghost tours are walking tours. You can hop on board the Grayline Trolley Tours (established in 1910) for an Evening Haunted Trolley Tour traveling through the Historic District. Your tour guide will tell you about the specters and spirits that fill Savannah's past. The tour offers Historic District hotel pick-ups .

Reviews

Yelp reviews for Oglethorpe-Gray Line Tours are excellent with visitors pleased with their participation in the various tours offered.

  • Who: All ages
  • When: 7 pm every night with additional tours 9 pm Friday and Saturday
  • Time: Varies
  • Length of tour: 1.5 hours
  • Cost: $20 adults, $10 ages 5-11
  • Bookings: Online or 912-233-8380

Boos Cruise: Exploring Savannah's Haunted Past

Savannah Slow Ride
Savannah Slow Ride

The Savannah Slow Ride offers several tours that are a unique way to tour Savannah via a 15-person pedal bicycle. Boos Cruise: Exploring Savannah's Haunted Past gives you a different perspective of the historic city. Pedal through the streets as your guide shares some hair-rasing tales as you pass haunted houses, landmarks, and cemeteries. The tour includes three or four stops for photo opportunities, to grab refreshment, or simply to stretch your legs.

Reviews

Savannah Slow Ride customer reviews can be found on their website with testimony of how pleased they were and how much fun they had on their Slow Ride tour. Yelp reviews give high reviews, with comments about how much fun visitors had.

  • Who: Friday and Saturday tours are adults-only, while Sundays and weekdays are open to adults and children 8+.
  • When: 7 days a week
  • Time: 12:30 pm, 3 pm, and 5:30 pm
  • Length of tour: 2 hours
  • Cost: $25 (Sunday-Wednesday), $30 (Thursday-Saturday), Whole Bike: $325 (Sunday-Wednesday), $390 (Thursday-Saturday)
  • Bookings: Online and 912-414-5634

Carriage Tours of Savannah

Carriage Tours of Savannah
Carriage Tours of Savannah

Historic Savannah Carriage Tours offers a ghost tour that's sure to bring home the antiquity of the city and fright of Savannah's multitude of ghosts. Your tour guide will point out the mansions and cemeteries known to be haunted by spirits.

Reviews

10best.com applauds Historic Savannah Carriage Tours stating it is "one of the most authentic ways to tour Savannah."

  • Who: Adults and children
  • When: November and December
  • Time: 6:05 PM, 7:10 PM, 8:15 PM, 9:20 PM
  • Length of tour: 45 - 50 minutes
  • Cost: $22 adult; $12 children ages 5 to 11
  • Bookings: 912-236-6756

Afterlife Tours

The Afterlife Tours offers two tours with a unique format. Owners Ryan and Kim Dunn and their team (Savannah Ghost Research Society) have conducted paranormal investigations at each of the locations you'll visit. They also present what they believe to be paranormal evidence collected during those investigations.

The research team has a TV series called Spooky Town that airs on WJCL ABC News and WTGS FOX News 28 with Frank Sulkowski. Their investigation of the Savannah Theatre was a feature on the TV show My Ghost Story: Caught on Camera (A&E).

Reviews

Yelp reviews give both tours high marks. Customers felt the price was reasonable and that they'd been given a wealth of information. Trip Advisor hosts several hundred reviews and places Afterlife Tours at #19 of 146 Tours in Savannah, awarding it a Certificate of Excellence.

Voices of the Dead Tour

The Historic Savannah Theatre
The Historic Savannah Theatre

This tour takes you to several historic haunted locations. Your guide will share some of the frightening stories of murder, shadow people and cemeteries that were paved over.

Some of the places you'll visit include:

  • The Colonial Park Cemetery
  • The Foley House Inn
  • The Historic Savannah Theatre
  • 12 West Oglethorpe Ave
  • The Sorrel-Weed House

You'll be able to watch videos and listen to recordings of both residual hauntings and intelligent entities interacting with the investigator at some of the historic homes and other locations According to the website, the team had to bring in a Catholic priest to perform an exorcism in one of the homes.

  • Who: All ages (use discretion for children)
  • When: Monday through Saturday
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Length of tour: 2 hours
  • Cost: $24 (10% discount for military, students and senior citizens)
  • Bookings: Call (912) 398-7820

The Restless Souls Tour

The Old Pink House Restaurant & Tavern
The Old Pink House

This tour features historic hotels. Many were commandeered to be used as hospitals during the yellow fever epidemic and Civil War. Poltergeists and malevolent spirits are captured on EVPs (Electronic Voice Phenomenon) responsible for ongoing attacks reported in these buildings.

Some of the locations include:

  • Bradley's Lock & Key
  • The Marshall House
  • The Moon River Brewing Company
  • The Pink House
  • The Chart House
  • Alligator Soul Restaurant

You'll also hear the frightening tale of the 1990s serial killer that struck Savannah.

  • Who: All ages (use discretion for children)
  • When: Monday through Saturday
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Length of tour: 2 hours
  • Cost: $24 (10% discount for military, students and senior citizens)
  • Bookings: Call (912) 398-7820

Meet Ghosts in Savannah, Georgia

These are just a handful of the plethora of ghost tours available in the historic city of Savannah. In addition to all the public tours, you can also book private and even tailored ghost tours to suit your group's interests.

Savannah Georgia Ghost Tours