Ghost Tour FAQ

Is the tour suitable for children?

We do not recommend the tour for children under 6-years-of-age.

What if I have to cancel my reservation?

We understand that things happen that might prevent you from keeping your appointment with us. Remember, however, that we are holding the spots on the tour for you based on your reservation. Accordingly, we have instituted a cancellation policy that is fair to all parties. If you notify us of your need to cancel 12 hours or more prior to the scheduled tour, we will be glad to provide a refund. After that time, you may reschedule your tour for up to 12 months.

What if I am miss the tour or am late?

All reservations are non-refundable. Once your purchase your spots, it's just like any other kind of event, concert, etc. They are your spots and if you decide not to use them, we are unable to re-sell them. Once you commit to buy, payments are made by us to various locations that we cannot get back and we reserve your places on the tour. You are welcome to sell or give the reservations to someone else but we do not buy them back. We do try to accomodate for you if you are late, but cannot always wait, since there are others on the tour. Catching up, once a tour is underway, is almost impossible. Guides will not be available to contact by phone since they will be giving their full attention to the guests.

Is the tour wheelchair accessible?

One building on the tour is NOT wheelchair accessible. There are a few steps to enter the building. If you are unable to navigate some steps, this building will not be accessible to you.

When are tours scheduled?

Tours meet nightly at 7:30 pm. Please click here to make your reservation or call 813-386-3905.

Do I need reservations?

YES, Reservations are needed - Advance reservations are strongly recommended, as tours often sell out quickly.

What is the cost?

$25. 00 for Adults $10. for Children 8-12 . The tour is not open for children under 5 years of age . Under 16 MUST be accompanied by an adult.

Do I pay in advance?

Yes. Payment is due in advance and we accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discovery. For groups of 8 or more a $100. deposit is due and the balance will be payable when the tour meets.

What should I bring?

By all means, bring your camera and some drinking water for your convenience. Dress comfortably and wear comfortable shoes. It does get warm in the summer months.

What will I see on the Tour?

We will take you to locations associated with ghostly apparitions, paranormal activity and the supernatural. All the stories we tell are historically accurate. The tour combines the ancient art of storytelling with historic research and documentation. Unlike a theatrical fantasy tour relying on costumes and camp, we draw heavily on the drama of history.

Who leads the tour?

Your Guide is above all an outstanding communicator, well versed in storytelling at its best. Not only are the guides experts in the history of the city, they are fascinated by the paranormal and have had personal experiences with ghosts and other entities, sometimes during the tour!

Where do the tours meet?

Tours will meet at King Corona Cigars, 1523 East 7th Ave., Ybor City, 33605

How do I get there and where can I park?

From Northwest of Tampa (North East Tampa, Carrollwood, Northdale, etc.):

Take I-275 South to I-4 East Turn off at Exit 1 Make a right onto 21st Street Make a right onto Palm Avenue Make a left onto 15th Street For the parking garage, continue down 15th Street past 7th Ave. Parking garage entrance is on the left, just past the railroad tracks.

From Northeast of Tampa (Temple Terrace, USF, New Tampa, etc.):

Take I-75 South to I-4 West Turn off at Exit 1 Make a right onto 21st Street Make a right onto Palm Avenue Make a left onto 15th Street For the parking garage, continue down 15th Street past 7th Ave. Parking garage entrance is on the left, just past the railroad tracks.

From South of Tampa (South Tampa, St. Pete, Clearwater):

Take I-275 North to I-4 East Turn off at Exit 1 Make a right onto 21st Street Make a right onto Palm Avenue Make a left onto 15th Street For the parking garage, continue down 15th Street past 7th Ave. Parking garage entrance is on the left, just past the railroad tracks

From East of Tampa (Brandon, Plant City, Lakeland, Orlando):

Take I-4 West Turn off at Exit 1 Make a left onto 21st Street Make a right onto Palm Avenue Make a left onto 15th Street For the parking garage, continue down 15th Street past 7th Ave. Parking garage entrance is on the left, just past the railroad tracks.

How long is the tour?

The tour normally lasts approximately 2 hours. It's a very easy stroll. We go as fast as the slowest and pause at regular intervals.

Do you offer private tours?

Yes. We can customize a tour for you. A Private tour generally is comprised of 10 or more people. Call us at 813-386-3905 for more info and to reserve.

Do you offer any group discounts?

Yes, group discounts are available for groups of 10 or more. Please contact us for a quote.

What if it rains?

"We tour in light rain, but not if there is thunder or lightning in the area. If the tour is cancelled due to weather, we will contact you. You can also call 813-386-3905 for updates.

What other activities in Ybor City would you recommend?

Ybor City Historic Walking Tours – www.yborwalkingtours.com Explore the Historic Streets of Ybor City on a Walking Tour Back In Time Also - in St. Petersburg, don't miss our history tour through downtown. www.stpetehistorywalkingtours.com