Haunted San Francisco Ghost Tour
Ghost Tour

SF’s Best Haunted Walking Tour

This is our most eerie experience.

Our 5 Star Rated walking tour is a macabre and murderous tour through the hotels and streets of downtown San Francisco.

Not “just a ghost tour,” this night tour includes tales of unexplained deaths, scandalous murders, ruthless cult leaders, the old red light district, famed spirits, serial killers, assassins, the Black Plague, and much more.

The Haunted Ghost Tour is not recommended for young children (under 10) due to disturbing stories and descriptions of violence. If you’re unsure about this tour for your children, check out our other family-friendly tours or contact us for details.


Haunted Ghost Tour Details

  • Tours start between 6:30 – 9:30 pm – This is a night time walking tour. See our schedule to find a time that works for you. Please arrive 5-10 minutes early to meet your guide.
  • Tour Duration – The tour is 1.5 hours. Total walking distance is about .6 miles at a leisurely pace on a flat route. We can accommodate wheelchairs, but no service animals.
  • Professional Guides – You will be led by one of our three professional guides. Our dedicated guides have been conducting haunted walking tours for over 4 years and are rated 5 stars on Yelp, Google and TripAdvisor. Learn more about Mary, Juliette and Wes below.
  • Haunted History – We hope you don’t mind getting the chills. The haunted history lesson you’ll get on this tour will have your skin crawling. This is a well-researched tour through true crimes and hauntings that took place on the very streets we’ll walk.
  • Haunted Locations – Visit some of the most mysterious and ghostly places in San Francisco, where residual ghost impressions are felt, poltergeists heard, and after death after consciousnesses are witnessed. See highlights below for more info.
  • Ghost Sightings – No guarantees, but this tour has been known to stir up spirits and invite apparitions. We’ve had guests report strange sensations, hear shrill sounds, and document unexplainable images in photographs from the tour.


Booking Details

  • Meets at Union Square – Exact location and directions will be provided to you upon confirmation of your booking.
  • Reservations are required – Must book online – Our Haunted Ghost Walking Tour is our most popular tour and regularly sells out. Guarantee yourself a spot by booking online today. We are not able to accommodate walk ups.
  • Tickets – $18
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Haunted San Francisco Ghost Tour Highlights

There isn’t a dull moment on our 1.5hr walking tour. We dig deep into the darkest and most mysterious aspects of San Francisco and its haunted past.

  • St. Francis Hotel, nefarious Hollywood deaths
  • The “suicide alley” of 1911
  • Stories of disturbed cemeteries and forgotten graves
  • Glide Memorial Church, connected to cult leader Jim Jones
  • Curran Theater, haunted playhouse
  • Site of Tessie Wall’s notorious brothel
  • Stories of the 1899 Bubonic Plague
  • Site of haunted underground speakeasies

Your Guides

Mary Vice is a full-time drag performer, spotted on stage regularly at Aunt Charlie’s, The Stud and other historic haunts. A Philadelphia transplant with an interest in all things ghostly and an eye for vampy glamour, she feels right at home on the Haunted SF Tour.

Wild Wes

Our co-founder “Wild” Wes Leslie is a songwriter, bartender, and third-generation San Francisco Bay native. He makes “bedroom soul” music which you can find on Spotify here, and makes tropical cocktails with his traveling tiki pop-up bar. He has spent time backpacking through much of the world, including a year living in Madrid, Spain, where he dreamt up this walking tour company.