Charleston Ghost Tours from Ghost City®

Ghost City ® has been one of Charleston's best Ghost Tour companies since we expanded into Charleston in 2016. In that time, over 150,000 paranormal enthusiasts have joined us on our walking tours of the Historic District

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When it comes to ghosts and hauntings, the city of Charleston sits at the front of the pack. It's been called "the most Haunted City in America" --and for good reason.

With a history teeming with maraudering pirates, bloody battles, salacious vice and sin, Charleston is a city with a very dark past. On our Charleston Ghost Tours, we'll take you on a trip into the Holy City's not-so-holy past, introducing you to the ghosts which still haunt Charleston today.

  • Don't think a ghost tour is for you? Think again. No matter your personal viewpoint--skeptic, believer or something skirting the line--a ghost tour is the perfect way to explore Charleston by night while learning about this city's haunted history.
  • Did you know that Charleston is considered one the Most Haunted Cities in America? Why are there so many ghosts and hauntings? You'll learn the secrets of our amazingly haunted city on our tours.
  • While our tours focus on the ghosts of Charleston, you will also hear about the city's most deprave true crime stories and the ghosts who still linger at these haunted locations today.
93% of our previous guests rate us as a 5-star experience on TripAdvisor, the highest rating possible!
Charleston's best Hotels and Bed & Breakfasts trust Ghost City with their guests.
Ghost City is the #1 ranked Ghost Tour Company in Charleston on review websites such as TripAdvisor.

Our Ghost Tours in Charleston, South Carolina

The Haunted Old Exchange, one of the stops on the Ghosts of Liberty Tour

The Ghosts of Liberty Tour

The Ghosts of Liberty Tour is Ghost City's family-friendly ghost tour in Charleston. Since Charleston's founding a lot of brave men and women have laid down their lives for our Country's freedom. On this Ghost Tou we tell the stories of those souls who still haunt Charleston after making the ultimate sacrifice.

One of the haunted locations, in Charleston, which we visit on this Ghost Tour

The Death and Depravity Tour

The Death and Depravity Tour is Charleston's first and only Adults only Ghost Tour. When you buy tickets for this tour you can expect to see a side of Charleston that will make you question why it is called 'The Holy City'. The Death and Depravity Tour focuses on the ghosts of Charleston's shady history.

Buying Tickets for our Charleston Ghost Tours

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Buying tickets online is fast and secure with Ghost City. Just click the button to buy tickets online, select your tour, and enter your info. Your tickets will be emailed to you immediately.

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Our friendly Guest Services Reps are available from 8 am - midnight, 7 days per week. We can answer any questions you may have, take your order, and email you your tickets right away!

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You must purchase tickets in advance

You're not the only one wanting to join us on a Ghost Tour. Our tours in Charleston often sell out. We wouldn't want you to just show up and find there are not any tickets left. You must purchase your tickets in advance.

What can you expect on our Ghost Tours?

Here at Ghost City of Charleston we offer 2 very different ghost tours. Not only are the tours different than each other, they're very different than anything that the other Ghost Tour Companies in Charleston offer. All of our tours take place in Charleston's Histric District, rarely wondering more than 10 minutes away from any of the more popular Hotels. Whether you're looking for something to do while visiting Charleston with your friends, family, or you lived here your whole life - our Ghost tours will certainly open up your eyes to a new way of viewing the historic neighborhood of the French Quarter.

The best Tour Guides in Charleston

Ghost City is the company tour guides want to work for. Most have been with us since we opened.

The Best Customer Service

Unlike our competitors, we have a fully staffed office dedicating to helping our guests.

Demonic Hauntings

When the sun goes down, the beautiful homes of Savannah have secrets which make themselves known.

"The Book"

Many of the stops on this tour were part of the famous novel, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.

When you join Ghost City for one of our tours you'll be thrilled with our dedication to our guests

From your first phone call, or when you purchase tickets online, Ghost City® provides the best Customer Service in the Tour Industry. Our Agents are available to help you with anything you may need.

Charleston's #1 New Ghost Tour Company

Since 2016, more people have joined Ghost City than any other tour company in Charleston. It isn't even close.

Fast Customer support

Our Customer Support Team will help you with anything you need help with. We're open from 9am - Midnight by phone, chat, or email.

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Don't wait in a line at a window to get your tickets. When you order from Ghost City you'll get them immediately.

Group Rates

Every year we welcome large groups for conferences or other reasons. We offer discounts for groups of 15 or more!

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Here at Ghost City, we take a lot of pride in visiting the MOST HAUNTED locations in Charleston

Here at Ghost City, we like pushing the envelope, offering tourists and locals alike a chance to join our Guides and journey into areas of Charleston which are not always the places where tourists dare to venture. All of the locations we visit on our Ghost Tours are carefully choosen and researched. Telling the true story about our ghosts and hauntings is the backbone of Ghost City. We don't stoop to telling stories about Vampires, Zombies, or other nonsense. However, you will hear the authentic haunted history of Charleston, our locals legends and folklore, and first-hand accounts of hauntings.

Do you need help deciding which Ghost Tour to take?

Visiting with the Family? Choose the THE GHOSTS OF LIBERTY TOUR

The Grave Tales Ghost Tour is appropriate for all ages. You and your family will be guided through the city’s streets. You’ll see the historic mansions and hear their haunting stories, stop by the cemeteries and learn of their legends, and even visit a battlefield from the Revolutionary War.

While we find that the term “scary” is a rather relatively subjective one to say the very least, the Graves Tales Ghost Tour is indeed as spooky as it is informative. Yes, history can be daunting, but our guides are always game to give you a fun and entertaining adventure in the most unique way possible, as they share with you the colorful stories that flavor Savannah with their exciting and memorable storytelling style. Graves Tales is our most popular tour, and thus sells out quickly. Be sure to book in advance.

Looking to Explore the Sinister Side of Charleston on an Adults-Only Tour? Choose the DEATH AND DEPRAVITY TOUR

The Beyond Good and Evil Tour will take you for a walk on the dark side. This 5-star haunted walking tour offers you the macabre stories of Savannah’s past, the evil that man is capable of committing and the havoc he can wreak when overcome with anger and obsessed with vengeance. You’ll also learn of the demonic entities that have said to haunt parts of the city over the years, and how these evil spirits of impacted the people of Savannah.

The paranormal forces that will be explored on The Dead of Night Tour are not your Casper the Friendly Ghost type spirits. Some of these supernatural entities that have plagued Savannah even originate from a demonic source. Those who have had encounters with these evil spirits rarely escape unscathed, so we do not tempt them in coming out from the shadows on our tours. But, you will learn of their haunting stories.

Frequently Asked Questions

We understand that you may have some questions about our Charleston Tours - and you don't really want to call. Below you can find the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions we get about our tours.

01. Are these Walking Tours?

ALL of our Ghost Tours are Walking Tours

Our Charleston Ghost Tours are all walking tours. Here in Charleston, we do not have the other options other cities have, like Hearse Ghost Tours, or even Trollies. If you're taking a ghost tour in Charleston, it is going to be a walking tour.

In order to actually FEEL the energy which our ghosts give off you have to be in the actual places where the haunting takes place. Some areas of the Historic District which we visit can be seriously spooky! We feel that THIS is the best way to explore the paranormally charged streets of Charleston.

  • Walking Tours allow you to immerse yourself in the stories we tell
  • Walking tours are much more friendly to the area - not giving off pollution or waking up the neighborhoods with their speakers
  • Walking is good for you, and it s great way to walk off that amazing dinner you just had!
  • On a walking tour you're not crammed into a vehicle, almost certainly squished in next to someone you'd rather not be squished up against
02. Does Ghost City offer any Groupon tickets, maybe Living Social?

Ghost City has never sold Groupon vouchers - and we never will.

We know that there are many companies in Charleston which offer their tickets for sales on Groupon. And if you're not worried about the quality of the tour you're getting - you can certainly spend some time on Groupon or Living Social and find tickets available. However, you won't see any from Ghost City.

We know that our Ghost Tours are of the highest quality, with thousands of reviews from tourists and locals who have enjoyed our tours. In addition, our tours often sell out - especially on the weekends and on Holidays. There is simply no reason why we'd sell our tours on Groupon.

Companies that sell on Groupon are taking a very substancial cut to their revenue. If their company was as good as they claim it was - they wouldn't have to sell $30 ghost tour tickets for $10 on Groupon. Even if you do not choose Ghost City - do yourself a favor and stay far away from companies who are offering their tours on Groupon.

03. Does Ghost City go into any of the locations on the tours?

Some locations allow us to come in, most don't

When we're touring Charleston, many of the locations that you'll be visiting are private residences. Obviously, they wouldn't be too happy about us simply coming into their homes with our Tour Groups. Therefore we do not go into most of the locations we visit on our tours.

04. Once I purchase tickets, can I get a refund?

All ticket sales are final

Just like any other performance, and yes our Tours are performances, we can only admit a limited number of people. This means that when you purchase your ticket we cannot give you a refund if you decide not to attend.

However, we're not a bunch of unreasonable monsters. If you have an emergency we will work with you. In addition, we also allow our guests to reschedule their tour, as long as you do it at least 24 hours in advance, and the tour you want to reschedule to has availability.

If you do not find the answer to your question listed within our FAQ's, you can always contact us directly at 888-859-5375

Tickets for our tours often sell out

Our Ghost Tours often sell out quickly. Don't wait until the last minute to purchase your tickets. You can purchase them online or by calling us at 888-859-5375.

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