Paranormal Investigation Tour
Real Ghost Hunting

Special! $5 off with code “realghosts”

Paranormal Investigation is a much more hands-on (and disturbing) experience than our nightly $25 ghost tour, Haunted SF.

This is not a “ghost tour” that just tells stories of hauntings. This is an immersive, hands-on paranormal investigation tour, where you’ll hunt for real ghosts in known haunted places. With a paranormal expert, learn the fundamentals of true ghost hunting, and get a chance to use authentic ghost hunting tools.

This is the only way to access the haunted San Remo Hotel as a non-guest. We’ll also visit the Fior d’ Italia restaurant, a haunted bell-tower atop an old graveyard, and a parking garage reconstructed from the rubble of the Earthquake of 1906.

Please note that this paranormal tour includes a few steep San Francisco hills and staircases, and we consider it “moderately strenuous.” Unfortunately, this tour is not handicap accessible, and cannot accommodate pets.

Learn How to Be a Ghost Hunter

We’ll use real ghost hunting equipment including:

  • EMF Ghost Meters
  • Infrared Temperature Detectors*
  • Dowsing Rods
  • Hausbell Parabolic Listening Devices
  • SBox Spirit Scanner for Electronic Voice Phenomena

*We use this to debunk false positives and find sources of “cold spots”

At the end of your adventure, you will walk away with the knowledge of what it is to be a real ghost hunter.

Paranormal Investigation Tour Details

  • Tours start at 8:00 pm – This is a night time walking tour. Plan to arrive early if you’d like to have dinner at Fior d’Italia.
  • Tour Duration – The tour is 2 hours. Unfortunately, the route is not able to accommodate wheelchairs or service animals.
  • Professional Guides – You will be led by a professional guide who is an expert on hauntings and the paranormal. Our dedicated guides are rated 5 stars on Yelp, Google and TripAdvisor.
  • Haunted Locations – Visit sites including the most haunted hotel in San Francisco, with hallways 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 regularly produces interactions with spirits. Our dowsing rods are often active, strange sensations felt, really interesting EMF readings, and a few friendly ghosts have been known to tag along. Guests have been able to document unexplainable images in photographs from the tour too.

8pm-10pm

$49 per person

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Paranormal Investigation Tour Highlights
  • Fior d’Italia restaurant, the oldest Italian restaurant in America, with documented hauntings. Take 10% off your bill when you dine before our tour–mention “Wild SF Tours” for discount.
  • San Remo Hotel, one of San Francisco’s most haunted hotels
  • Lombard Street’s famous curves
  • Montandon Mansion, the unlucky home of socialite Pat Montandon
  • San Francisco Art Institute, known for its haunted bell tower
  • A horse stable built from a fallen church in the Great Earthquake of 1906
  • Spirit cleansing with palo santo at the end


Your Guides
Wes Leslie: Co-Founder + Guide

“Wild” Wes Leslie is a songwriter, tropical bartender, and almost-local, with a long family history in the Bay. He writes “bedroom soul” music under his name Wes Leslie which you can find on Spotify and his website. 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. Follow him on IG @wes.leslie

Lisa: Haunted SF + Paranormal Investigaton

Lisa Frankenstein is a drag performer with a background in theater and clown. As a member of the cartoon couture clown ensemble Fou Fou Ha, she has performed in Las Vegas, Vancouver, and beyond. When not on stage at the Stud in drag, she can be found listening to creepy podcasts and researching ghost stories.