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Colonial Ghosts

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Colonial Ghosts is the most real walking ghost tour through Colonial Williamsburg and the College of William and Mary, ranked as one the Top 10 Ghost Tours in the US. Colonial Ghosts was awarded the Best of Williamsburg Tour Operator, and has been...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
424 W Duke of Gloucester St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3659
+1 757-598-1805
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Megan the guide was excellent and made the walk really enjoyable. It was a pleasant but spooky walk! Learned some history as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jeffrey N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were quite impressed with the historical ghost walk. Margo was very funny and so knowledgeable! My boys are still talking about the walk, and it was by far the highlight of our trip to Colonial Williamsburg. It was very cool that Margo is a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank aculliph
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Just back from the tour. I had a great time. I ve done similar tours in other cities in the US and Canada and this is definitely one of the best i ve made so far.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Climber31270239115
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

I was excited for this activity last night at 11pm. This supposed "Ghost Hunt" was a waste of time and money. Learned some fun facts and got good excerise but thats it. Use of "radio scanner" as spirit box was lame. Basically a rip off....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank SunnyDays4eva
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Our tour guide, Craig was friendly, and very knowledgeable. The stories and such were very interesting.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Jeremy N
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

This was definitely not we were expecting, it was the first time my wife and I did a ghost tour, so to be honest wasn't sure what to expect. Here is what you can expect, if you are looking for a scare factor, you may...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Mike22932
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Such a great tour! Thomas was our guide, and he really knows how to tell some great ghost stories! Highly recommended.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fearless24270626535
Reviewed 31 October 2018

My girlfriend and I had a wonderful time. Jake was a terrific guide. He obviously knew the local knowledge and legends which brought our experience to life. We had made the mistake of attending a Colonial Williamsburg Foundation ghost tour over the summer. It was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Roving40099714096
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Wonderful ghost walk. We actually did the extended tour, which was well over an hour and a half. It is well worth the money if you are looking something to do at night. Margo, our guide was very knowledgeable, and make the tour more fun!...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 28 October 2018

I purchased this for my father and I and then found out this tour is NOT wheelchair accessible. I called and was told there was a wheelchair friendly tour, but would have to call 757 598 1805. I called repeatedly for days, with no answer....More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank bobbiek432
Management1117, Owner at Colonial Ghosts, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Firstly, your information is wrong. Our tours ARE all wheelchair accessible. The terrain is flat and either paved/brick, or grass. I've personally given tours to people in wheelchairs. Furthermore, we address the wheelchair accessibility directly on our website on the FAQ page. You either have...More

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19 July 2018|
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Response from Management1117 | Property representative |
It's an approximately 1 mile walk maximum depending on the tour, across flat ground over paved streets, brick sidewalks, and occasionally over grass or gravel. It's an easy walk for most people, but we recommend not... More
8 March 2018|
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Response from Victoria G | Property representative |
Yes! As mcrigsby stated, we don't go up and or stairs, nor inside buildings. Just be wary of the horse poop and you should be fine :)
16 July 2016|
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Response from Jon H | Reviewed this property |
No actors just a really engaging story teller