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San Antonio Ghost Tours from Ghost City®

Join Ghost City Tours on San Antonio's spookiest ghost tours

While visiting Texas' most haunted city, treat yourself to a spooky, historical ghost tour

Choose from our all-ages tour, The Ghosts of Old San Antonio, or the adults-only Madames and Mayhem ghost tour

Ghost City Tours offers San Antonio's ONLY Adults only Ghost Tour - the Madames and Mayhem Ghost Tour

5-star Ghost Tours

99% of guests give us the highest rating possible on review websites like TripAdvisor, Yelp and more.

Trusted by the best

San Antonio's best Hotels and Bed & Breakfasts trust Ghost City Tours with their guests.

Free Reschedule

Buy your tickets knowing you can reschedule for free if your plans change.

The Haunted Alamo, one of the places we visit on this Ghost Tour
Nightly at 8 pm

Our All Ages Ghost Tour

The Ghosts of Old San Antonio Tour

9pm | 90 Minutes All Ages Pet-Friendly


  • The Ghosts of Old San Antonio Tour is San Antonio's #1 Family Ghost Tour
  • This Ghost Tour is perfect for guests of all ages, including families and children
  • Learn about San Antonio's Haunted History and Paranormal Activity
  • Visit San Antonio's most haunted locations including the Alamo and other haunted hotspots
  • Reschedule your tour for free if your plans change
San Antonio's most haunted church, one of the stops on this ghost tour
Nightly at 10 pm

San Antonio's ONLY Adults only Ghost Tour

The Madames and Mayhem Ghost Tour

10 pm | 90 Minutes Adults Only Pet-Friendly


  • The Madames and Mayehm Ghost Tour combines elements of the occult, ghosts, demons, prostitution, and more!
  • This tours contains mature language and themes
  • An exciting journey into San Antonio's macabre haunted history
  • Reschedule your tour for free if your plans change

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

With a history teeming with maraudering pirates, bloody battles, salacious vice and sin, San Antonio is a city with a very dark past. On our San Antonio Ghost Tours, we'll take you on a trip into San Antonio's haunted past, introducing you to the ghosts which still haunt San Antonio 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 San Antonio by night while learning about this city's haunted history.
  • Did you know that San Antonio 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 San Antonio, you will also hear about the city's most depraved true crime stories and the ghosts who still linger at these haunted locations today.
The highest quality tour company

Why should you choose Ghost City?

Ghost City began operating tours in 2012, and before long, we became the Best Ghost Tour Company in the Country. Our dedication to quality and authenticity has not only set us apart from the rest but made us the leader in the industry.

Our Guest Services

Ghost City operates a full Guest Services office, open from 9 am-midnight, seven days a week. We're here to help.

Exceptional Quality

We're San Antonio's newest Ghost Tour company - but we've been delighting guests in our cities since 2012 - over 1,000,000 of them!

Military Discounts

We employ and support Veterans from all Branches - We thank you for your service and are proud to offer you a discount!

We stand by our Tours

In the rare circumstances where someone isn't 100% satisfied, we'll do what we need to do to make it right.

The BEST Tour Guides

The best Tour Guides want to work with Ghost City. You won't find better tour guides in any of our cities.

Paranormal Enthusiasts

We're not just a Ghost Tour company - we're a team of people who love ghost hunting and exploring the paranormal.

We'll take you to the Most Haunted Places in historic San Antonio

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 San Antonio 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 San Antonio, our locals legends and folklore, and first-hand accounts of hauntings.

The Alamo, one of San Antonio's most haunted locations

The Alamo

Perhaps the most historically significant building in San Antonio, the Alamo is famous around the World for the battle which took place here. It is also pretty famous for its ghosts.

You'll hear the stories of Patriots who gave their lives in defense of the Alamo - and who we think is still haunting the Alamo today. While we do not go inside of the Alamo on our tours, the Alamo was much bigger than the walls suggest.

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The Menger Hotel, the Hotel which many people consider the most haunted Hotel in San Antonio

The Menger Hotel

While Charleston is known as the Holy City, not all of her history has been so clean and moral. Chalmer's Street was once home to numerous brothels and other seedy establishments.

Luckily for us, most of those locations left behind the ghosts of the people who were involved with those dark deeds. We'll often make a stop on Chalmer's Street so that you can hear about the less 'Holy' side of Charleston.

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Photo of the historic Spanish Governor's Palace, considered by many to be one of the most haunted places in San Antonio

The Spanish Governor's Palace

It seems like every old city has at least one haunted theatre - and Charleston is no different. For decades, rumors of ghosts and other paranormal activity have been coming from the Dock Street Theatre.

During the day you may catch a show but at night the theatre comes alive with a different kind of performance. That is when the ghosts come out and interact with the living.

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The Crockett Hotel. Many people consider this to be one of San Antonio's most haunted places

The Crockett Hotel

The Powder Magazine, while not a big building, has played a big part in the history of Charleston. As with many of the oldest buildings in Charleson, the Powder Magazine seems to be home to more than a few ghosts.

When you purchase tickets for our Ghost tours in Charleston you'll also receive free admission into the Powder Magazine. Feel free to come back during the day and tour this historic, and haunted building.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

Are these walking tours?

ALL of our Ghost Tours in San Antonio are Walking Tours. You do have other options, such as Trolley Ghost Tours. To FEEL the energy which our ghosts give off, you have to be in the actual places where the haunting takes place. Imagine walking through a haunted alley with all of the lights out, or standing on what was once a battlefield. Are you already feeling the tingles up your spine?

  • Walking Tours allow you to immerse yourself in the stories we tell.
  • Walking is good for you, and it is a great way to walk off that amazing dinner you just had!
  • You're not crammed into a vehicle, almost certainly squished in next to someone you'd rather not be squished up against.

Ghost City has never sold Groupon vouchers - and we never will. There are companies which offer their tickets for sale 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.

We know that our experiences are of the highest quality, with thousands of 5-star reviews from tourists and locals who have enjoyed them. Also, we often sell out - especially on the weekends and on Holidays. There is simply no reason why we'd sell our tours on Groupon.

There are a few options to take a ghost tour by vehicle. For example, in San Antonio, you can choose from a Trolley Ghost Tour or even one in a horse-drawn-carriage.

If you're interested in taking one of these trolley ghost tours or a hearse ghost tour you'll have to go to those companies' websites and buy from them. We believe that walking tours are the best way to experience paranormal activity in San Antonio.

We understand that you may have your heart set on riding around the haunted streets of San Antonio in a Hearse or Trolley - but you cannot do this from Ghost City. If you want a paranormal experience that is truly spooky, Ghost City is the way to go.

Some locations allow us to come in; most don't. Many of the locations that you'll be visiting are private residences. Obviously the residents would not be happy about us coming into their homes. Therefore we do not go into most of the locations we visit.

All ticket sales are final. Like any other performance, and yes, our Tours are performances, we can only admit a limited number of people. Therefore, we cannot give you a refund should you decide not to attend.

However, we're not a bunch of unreasonable monsters. We allow our guests to reschedule their tickets to another date or time, as long as you do it at least 12 hours in advance.

When it comes to buying tickets for our tours, the following classes of tickets are based on age.

  • Ages 0-5: We do not charge anything for anyone 5 or under. They get to attend our tours for free!
  • Ages 6-11: This is considered a child ticket as defined by the city of San Antonio.
  • Ages 12+: This age range is considered an adult ticket.

Keep in mind, some of our tours are simply for ages 16+ or 21+ only. For those tours there is only one ticket type you can choose from.

All of our Tours run 7 days per week. In addition, we often open up additional time slots for our tours as the original time sells out. If you want to book a tour Ghost City Tours will ensure that we are able to fit you in a tour. We still advise you to purchase your tickets as soon as you know which tour you want to take.

Purchasing tickets for our Ghost Tours

You can purchase your tickets online, or by phone. In either case, you'll receive your tickets immediately via email. You must buy your tickets in advance.