Looking for some great, spooky, scary, and downright creepy Savannah ghost tours? Savannah isn’t considered America’s Most Haunted City for nothing — and they’ve got the tours to prove it.
No one knows exactly why the spirits congregate here in such large quantities…luckily, that’s not a mystery we must solve to appreciate and enjoy their antics. Are you ready to experience Georgia’s oldest city?
From family-friendly walking ghost tours to ghastly city tours for teens, to ghost walks and haunted pubs for 21+ only — read on for a list of paranormal investigations exploring haunted places in Savannah!
SAVANNAH GHOST TOURS FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY
GHOSTS AND GRAVESTONES TOUR
Old Town Trolley Tours offers the Ghosts and Gravestones Tour — which is billed as PG-13, and no children under 6 years old are able to join.
Your voyage will take you throughout Savannah’s historic district, focusing on some of Savannah’s most haunted sites, eerie legends, and frightening residents. Your Ghost Host will entertain you with their expert storytelling and knowledge of all things “shadowy and sinister.” One never knows what one might encounter when you “cross-over” aboard Ghosts & Gravestones.
The tales of legends and garish characters are told on one of Savannah’s beloved trolley cars, as well as on foot. This 75-minute tour focuses on the Savannah Historic District and includes exclusive access to the Andrew Low House.
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Learn of the legends that lie beneath the ghost lore of Savannah from the company featured by the History Channel, Fodor’s and Frommer’s, as well as featured in Travel & Leisure magazine.
The Ghost Talk Ghost Walk tour takes a light-hearted approach, sharing stories from the book Savannah Spectres and Other Strange Tales, investigations from Duke University, and interviews with the city’s in-the-know residents.
Children and Girl Scouts are welcome – you won’t find jump scares or crazy antics here.
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THE GRAVE TALES GHOST TOUR
With accolades galore, this is the only family tour given by Ghost City Tours. The other thing we love? The tales told on the Grave Tales Ghost Tour have been thoroughly researched…so while it may seem “unbelievable,” you won’t find exaggeration here.
The tour starts in Johnson Square with the famous story of Little Gracie. Let us know if you feel a small child holding your hand…
You’ll visit 5-8 haunted sites in 90 minutes, enjoying stops at Colonial Park Cemetery, and the haunted houses around Madison Square. Children 5 and under are free.
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ORIGINAL HAUNTED SAVANNAH TOUR
This Haunted Savannah Tour is an all-ages tour that blends ghost stories with interesting history, and it all begins in a haunted graveyard at Lafayette Square.
The unique aspect about this tour? The owner is a leader of paranormal activity. The tours use audio, video and photos to enhance the story and location, sharing evidence of the ghosts that haunt Savannah.
Exclusive access includes the Courtyard of the Sorrel-Weed Mansion. Tours run year-round, and this family-friendly one begins at 8 p.m. Well-behaved dogs are also welcome.
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GHOST AND FOLKLORE TOUR
Tour guides (in period costume) lead you by candlelight, sharing stories of famous ghosts and local folklore on a 90-minute tour.
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HEARSE GHOST TOURS
Can you think of a more creative way to caravan the haunts of Savannah than in a hearse? You can do it when you book a Hearse Ghost Tour.
Don’t worry – you don’t have to ride in the coffin. The back has been outfitted to carry eight riders, and another can sit by the driver. He’ll pick you and your crew up at your hotel, then offer a drive-by of all the coolest spooky locations.
We haven’t personally taken this tour (though I am dying to!) but when researching it on several review sites, it was BY FAR the one that guests raved most about being ‘worth the price.’
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BONAVENTURE CEMETERY TOUR
Join this 90-minute walking tour of Bonaventure Cemetery, a world-famous cemetery in Savannah. During this tour, focus on the history of the cemetery and the people buried inside. Enjoy a walk through the cemetery, take in the hauntingly beautiful scenery, and maybe even see the occasional local wildlife.
Good for all ages.
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Looking for more fun things to do in Savannah? Try these not-so-spooky tours of this fun city!
- Take a sightseeing cruise on a riverboat. Sail along Savannah’s beautiful waterfront on a Savannah Riverboat. Discover Savannah’s history via live commentary, and even experience the thrill of hearing the Old Fort Jackson cannons.
- Hop-On and Hop-Off this fun trolley tour. Explore Savannah by Trolley Bus with a full-day hop-on and hop-off ticket. Enjoy a narration through 270 years of American history, as you tour one of the largest National Urban Historic Landmarked Districts in America.
- Eat your way through Savannah on a food tour. Discover the sights and the tastes of historic Savannah on this 3-hour food tour. Stop for food tastings at 6 of the city’s specialty food stores and restaurants.
GHOULISH FUN FOR ADULTS AND TEENS
PSYCHIC GUIDED PARANORMAL HISTORY TOUR
The Psychic Guided Paranormal History Tour of Savannah is owned and operated by enthusiasts in paranormal research, occult studies, and Savannah history. The guides are psychics and paranormal sensitives who love sharing their knowledge and experiences with the public.
On this 2-hour tour, you’re certain to discover something that’ll spark your interest. And if you’re lucky, the ghosts of Savannah may even call out to you. This tour is gory and gruesome, so keep that in mind!
DEAD OF NIGHT
The Dead of Night tour is great for kids 16+ and adults. Demonic hauntings, murders, mass burial grounds – nothing’s off limits during this tour offered at 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. Tours fill up quickly, so book yours now!
Stops include Chippewa and Johnson Squares, Colonial Park Cemetery, and several secret cemeteries. Colonial Park Cemetery is where more guests report seeing or feeling a ghost than at any other place!
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GENTELL + BARD
Genteel + Bard is an adult-focused tour company, but they encourage you to bring your older children if they are into the spooky stories of Savannah.
The owner is the tour guide, and he’s the only guide in Savannah who provides an audio-enhanced tour, with storytelling the entire time.
This 2-hour walking tour makes stops outside the Sorrel-Weed House, Savannah’s Colonial “Hanging Square”, the mysterious Foley House Inn, Colonial Park Cemetery, and more.
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AMERICA’S MOST HAUNTED CITY TOUR
On the America’s Most Haunted City Tour, you’ll tour the north side of the Savannah Historic District, learning about the stories and intrigue of the private homes in the area. Because the spaces are privately owned, you won’t enter the buildings, but you’re certain to get the spooky scoop.
All ages are welcome on the 8 p.m. tour (ages three and under are free), and they also offer a 9 p.m. private tour option. Tours are around 90 minutes.
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SAVANNAH GHOSTWALKER TOUR
The Savannah Ghostwalker Tour offers an up close and personal “Ghost Hunters” experience! They guide you to the hot spots of paranormal activity. This is the Savannah Ghost Tour and Ghost Hunt Experience that is on everyone’s “bucket list” when visiting Savannah.
This tour is limited in size to only 15 individuals each night; no crowds on this tour.
Y’all, they even provide you with K2 EMF meters on tour — just like you see on TV — so you can hunt ghosts along the way! This tour is rated PG-13 and is not recommended for children under 13.
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SAVANNAH WALKING GHOST TOURS
Bring the kids to the 7 p.m. Savannah Walking Ghost Tour (it’s for all ages), but the 9:30 p.m. tour is only for people ages 16 and up.
There are no tours inside of the buildings, but you’ll find awesome and horrific stories to match your stops, which include places such as Hamilton-Turner Inn, the murderous Mercer Williams House, gangster stories from The Espy House, tales from The Old Savannah Jail, and more.
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13 GHOSTS HAUNTED WALKING TOUR
This 2-hour walking tour is owned and operated by enthusiasts in Paranormal Research, Occult Studies, and Savannah History. They say you should expect to witness paranormal activity on the 13 Ghosts Haunted Walking Tour — so be prepared. The tour guides are actual psychics and paranormal sensitives who love sharing their knowledge and experience with the public.
Plus, who doesn’t love an advisory like this one:
You may feel the presence of a spirit during this tour. No details are left out and this tour is not for the faint of heart. If you have a queasy stomach or if you truly do not wish to be frightened: DO NOT GO ON THIS TOUR.
Participants must be 8+.
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ESCAPE THE HAUNTED ROOM
Want to take a different kind of haunted tour? Try the Escape Room in Savannah. You’ll enter a Victorian-themed space where a girl and her cruel mother once lived. Discover the truth about what happened…if you can!
Small children are not allowed; you must be 12+. Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult. The scare factor on this one is rated moderate. The room can accommodate four to 10 people.
Escape Savannah is locally owned and operated and employs quite the crew of talented artists and actors.
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21+ SAVANNAH GHOST HAUNTS
HAUNTED PUB CRAWL
A haunted pub crawl? Yes, please!
To begin, the Savannah Pub Crawl and Ghost walking tour takes you through the Historic District of Savannah. As you begin the tour you will stop off for a beverage of your choice at a local pub and, since Savannah has an open container law, you are able to walk the streets with any type of beverage.
Drinks are not included in the price, but you’ll more than make up for the cost of the tour with the drink special offered! Must be 21+.
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SAVANNAH HISTORICAL PUB CRAWL WITH DRINKS INCLUDED
This 21+ tour includes both haunted historical stops and a few pubs, making it the perfect mix of spirits. You’ll also love the mix of paranormal stories and intrigue. And the drinks are included in the price on this one!
Take a spine-chilling adventure into the city’s macabre past, while sipping on three complimentary beers or cocktails along the route.
SPIRITS AND SPIRITS GHOST TOUR
Grab a Chatham Artiller Punch and explore the darkest corners of this haunted southern city. On the Spirits and Spirits Ghost Tour, you’ll meet your expert guide at haunted Oglethorpe Square, where Yellow Fever victims still wander the pathways — delirious and zombie-like.
From there, you’ll visit seven other iconic sites, including four of the city’s best pubs. Enjoy beer, wine, or spirits as you hear tales of ghostly cooks, deadly duels, and creepy hotels.
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THE ZOMBIE TOUR
This adult-only tour will spook you! Zombies? Yes! These aren’t stories from The Walking Dead…these are stories about the spirits of the Low Country – the ORIGINAL zombies of hoodoo lore.
During this Zombie Tour, you’ll learn about the Gullah/Geechee cultures and their spirits, and the story behind the Mercer Williams House haunts.
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ADULTS-ONLY BEYOND GOOD AND EVIL TOUR
Explore the spooky side of Savannah on this ghost-themed, adults-only walking tour that visits the city’s popular haunted spots.
During the Beyond Good and Evil Tour, hear about the famous haunted locations the city has to offer, such as former Revolutionary War battlegrounds, burial grounds, historic homes, and the hauntings associated with each.
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SAVANNAH’S ORIGINAL MIDNIGHT TOUR
Only available Fridays and Saturdays, this popular ghost tour includes some unique paranormal adventures.
Each stop on the Midnight Tour gets progressively creepier, with stories about human possession, vampires, remote viewing, morgue tunnels and more.
You must be 18+ to go on this tour that starts at 10 p.m. No alcohol allowed on this one.
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PIRATE SHENANIGANS FOR EVERYONE
THE PIRATES’ HOUSE RESTAURANT
Be sure to make reservations for dinner at The Pirates’ House, whether you’re with kids or not! The food is delicious, and we hung on every word of the staff’s stories of hauntings and daring pirates.
After dinner and drinks, don’t skip a tour of the house with a pirate, and make sure to visit the gift shop upstairs.
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TYBEE ISLAND PIRATE FEST
Kids 12 and younger are free, with a special petting zoo/bouncy house area just for them. Other entertainment includes music, a pirate parade, and Thieves Market.
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SHIPS OF THE SEA MARITIME MUSEUM
If the scalawag in your bunch loves the high seas, then take them to the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum where they can see sensational models of nine ships representing Savannah’s history.
All the boats — including a model of The Titanic — are built to a scale of 3/8″ = 1′.
Learn More: Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum
ESCPAE FROM PIRATE ISLAND
You read about the Haunted Escape Room – now it’s time to try to Escape From Pirate Island!
Join a boisterous crew of pirates at a tavern, and try to escape before they make you walk the plank. Kids must be 9+, and the scare factor is considered low. (But the fun factor? That’s high!)
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