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Ghosts of Charleston Night-Time Walking Tour with Unitarian Church Graveyard

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

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Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Overview

Uncover Charleston’s darkest secrets on an evening ghost and cemetery tour. Stroll through the atmospheric heart of the old city while an entertaining local guide regales you with tales of the dark deeds, restless spirits and supernatural phenomena that make Charleston one of the most haunted cities in America. Get exclusive after-hour access to the famous Unitarian Church Graveyard, where an overgrown southern garden surrounds historic plots said to be haunted by wandering ghosts.
  • Haunted history tour of Charleston
  • Stroll through the city's historic heart
  • Hear captivating historical and supernatural tales from an entertaining guide
  • Listen to stories from 'The Ghosts of Charleston' by Julian Buxton
  • Get exclusive after-hours access to the famously haunted Unitarian Church Graveyard
  • Choose from an early or late evening departure
  • Led by professional local storytellers
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90-minute Ghosts of Charleston Walking Tour
Professional and Licensed Tour Guide
Access to the historic Unitarian Church Graveyard
Hear tales of hauntings & supernatural events from the best-selling book, The Ghosts of Charleston.
Gratuities
No public restroom so please plan accordingly.

Departure Point

Buxton Books & Tour Charleston Headquarters, 160 King St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA

Return Details

Unitarian Church in Charleston, 4 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
Discover the apparitions and legends that lurk among Charleston’s warm southern breezes and beneath swinging live oak trees. Choose from an early or late evening tour, and meet your storytelling guide near the city center. Cross over into the historic old town for a walk past the buildings, squares and landmarks that hold the keys to the city's past. Enjoy commanding views of the harbor, and hear about famous former residents and the restless spirits they left behind.

Explore one of Charleston’s haunted highlights with exclusive nighttime access to the historic Unitarian Church Graveyard. Enter the churchyard gates and stroll among tombs and vaults overgrown with lush southern foliage and hanging moss while your guide shares tales of the most tragic and intriguing figures buried here. Learn about the illnesses, accidents and mysteries that brought graveyard inhabitants to their final resting place, and keep an eye out for wandering figures moving in the moonlight!
Itinerary
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Tour Charleston
During our 90 minute walking ghost tour, our City of Charleston licensed tour guides recount hauntings and supernatural events from our best-selling book The Ghosts of Charleston. We are fortunate to have many repeat guests, and lots of tales to share, so we switch things up nightly by varying ghosts stories on every tour. There is no experience like walking enchanted Charleston at night, listening to our supernatural stories, and encountering what you will see and hear in the Unitarian Church Graveyard.
Stop At:  
Unitarian Church in Charleston
The highlight of Tour Charleston's Ghosts of Charleston Tour is entering the lush, spellbinding Unitarian Church Graveyard built in 1772. Real time hauntings occur only a handful of times a year. However, since 1996, when we started what is now Charleston's oldest ghost tour, spirits in the Unitarian Church Graveyard have reached out to many people on our tour in visual, tactile and auditory ways.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Buxton Books
Start your tour at Buxton Books, and stop in either before or after your tour to purchase a copy of the The Ghosts of Charleston, the book this ghost tour is based off of.
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Tour Charleston, LLC

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Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Ghosts of Charleston Night-Time Walking Tour with Unitarian Church Graveyard?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Ghosts of Charleston Night-Time Walking Tour with Unitarian Church Graveyard.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Ghosts of Charleston Night-Time Walking Tour with Unitarian Church Graveyard?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Ghosts of Charleston Night-Time Walking Tour with Unitarian Church Graveyard.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Ghosts of Charleston Night-Time Walking Tour with Unitarian Church Graveyard?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Ghosts of Charleston Night-Time Walking Tour with Unitarian Church Graveyard.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Ghosts of Charleston Night-Time Walking Tour with Unitarian Church Graveyard?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Ghosts of Charleston Night-Time Walking Tour with Unitarian Church Graveyard.

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Very Cool
Ian_T
, Jan 2021
It was really interesting to go in and see the jail. The tour guide had some great stories from the past. Definitely a creepy place, but a great visit for sure.
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Amazing tour
Grant
, Dec 2020
Greg is the man. He’s funny, engaging, and honest. There’s no hokey push to make you think you saw something. Just authentic, heartbreaking, and genuinely creepy stories of hauntings, their causes, and evidence. Greg made a 90 minute tour seem like 5 minutes. Be sure to get the “Ghosts of Charleston” book, I read it in one day. And I’m a slow reader.
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Wonderful and exciting tour!!
Shelley_E
, Dec 2020
Our tour guide Greg was very knowledgeable in Charleston history!! We have taken several carriage tours which are full of historical facts , but Greg managed to teach us a few more. This ghost tour was very Interesting to say the least!! It is the ONLY ghost tour in Charleston where groups are allowed access to the Unitarian Cemetery. Our kids have some photographs that have unexplained shrouded and ghostly images from that cemetery that cannot be explained.
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Great Tour!
Katie_P
, Dec 2020
Simon was our tour guide and he did a wonderful job! We walked throughout the town and not only got some great ghost stories, but also historical facts about Charleston. He even extended our tour for us and walked us further into the Unitarian Church graveyard. Great tour, great tour guide, highly recommend.
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Love Simon!
SAM_S
, Dec 2020
Simon was awesome! Very knowledgeable and such a great story teller. Would highly recommend him to anyone.
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Fun and spooky time
Mike_B
, Dec 2020
Simon, our tour guide was very energetic and informative throughout this whole tour. There were some spooky parts and some parts were his knowledge of history was very informative.
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Fun and ghostly night
Mike_B
, Dec 2020
Simon, our tour guide was very informative and energetically and giving us the best possible experience.
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Awesome
Isabelle_M
, Dec 2020
Simon was a fantastic story teller. We enjoyed the graveyard as well as the other places. Would definitely recommend!!
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Great tour
chelsey_p
, Dec 2020
Great tour and very informational on history and events. The guide was amazing and answered all our questions throughout the tour. Highly suggest doing this while in Charleston!
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Great experience!
Nicole_L
, Dec 2020
We had a great experience! Our tour guide was very informative and interesting! I would definitely recommend this tour when you are in Charleston! We did ours at night, I think it gave the experience a little added edge! (that's just my opinion I'm sure it's equally as awesome during the day!)
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