St Augustine Haunted History: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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USD700
Guide LanguageEnglish
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About

Hunt down ghosts in America’s first colony on a creepy stroll to the City Gate with this affordable walking tour and the industry-leading VoiceMap mobile app.
• Listen to the stories of St Augustine, a town haunted by war, illness, attacks and storms for over 457 years
• Hear from producers, See America Tours, a local company delighting tourists and locals alike
• Do it all in an hour or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish
• Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it
️• Use the virtual tour option at home
Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code.
The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.

Itinerary

For many years, the gate to the old city of St Augustine was locked every night at dusk to keep the town’s people safe. Yet, terrible misfortunes still befell them, as you’ll soon discover on this walking tour through the historic district.
Our tour begins outside the Spanish bakery where you’ll hear about the ghoulish laundry lady who is said to have haunted the bakery’s backyard in 1999.
Then, outside Tolomato Cemetery, you’ll hear the haunting tale of how Kernel Joseph Smith saved the city’s most beautiful woman from being buried alive. If you’re lucky, you’ll glimpse the apparition of Tillie, a nanny who died protecting her child from a hurricane in the late 1700s.
You’ll walk past Pena Peck house where the Spanish Royal Treasurer, Leutenant Delaney, lived before he was stabbed in an unsolved murder case from 1785.
You’ll walk past Pena Peck house where the Spanish Royal Treasurer, Leutenant Delaney, lived before he was stabbed in an unsolved murder case from 1785.
You’ll find out the gruesome details of Don Diego’s demise, after he fatally fell from the fortified walls of Castillo de San Marcos.
At the entrance to the old city, where the tour ends, you’ll get acquainted with the brave women who saved these fragments of history by chaining themselves to the pillars of St Augustine’s city gate.
You’ll also hear about two lucky visitors who received gold from a ghost who greeted them in the Huguenot Cemetery.

Inclusions

VoiceMap App for Android and iOS
Lifetime access to this tour in English
Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata

Exclusions

Smartphone and headphones
Food/Drink
Transportation

Additional Information

  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Please note: You won't be guided through any museums or other attractions mentioned en route. If you choose to enter and visit such places, you'll need to pay for it independently of this tour.

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

This product can not be cancelled, amended or refunded.