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Ghosts of Virginia Beach Dark History Walking Tour

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From $30.00

32 reviews   (4.22)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 60 minutes

Departs: Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Join us and experience the darker side of sunny Virginia Beach. By day, beachgoers and families dominate this seaside town. When darkness falls, the unusual happenings start. Learn about the ghosts of the victims of the 1891 shipwreck of the Norwegian ship, dictator, at the statue of the Norwegian Lady. Hear about the lighthouse keeper convinced of the supernatural cause of the deaths of bodies found washed ashore at the Conch Shell art installation. These and several other paranormal hotspots are included on this tour.

What's Included


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Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 1 - 99

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum
Our tour will guide you through some of the most terrifying events in the history of Virginia Beach. As we stop at a variety of historic sites, listen carefully to the stories of the city’s history of horror and keep your eyes peeled for any strange sightings, for who knows what supernatural forces might be lurking along the oceanfront tonight!

• Admission Ticket Free

Norwegian Lady Statue
This statue lies at the center of a tragic story. It was built to commemorate the souls that were lost in the shipwreck of the vessel Dictator in 1891. Join the tour to learn the horrifying story and why this is one of the haunted hotspots on Virginia Beach.

• Admission Ticket Free

Virginia Beach
The shipwreck of the Dictator, a Norwegian barque, claimed nine lives, and while the USLSS helped to save eight sailors that day, the nine who were lost included four Norwegian seamen working far from home. Is it their spirits that still haunt this location?

• Admission Ticket Free

Naval Aviation Monument
This monument was built in tribute to three eras of naval aviation: The first at the turn of the twentieth century, the second during World War II, and the third during our time. It has it's haunting story you'll only hear on our exclusive ghost tour.

• Admission Ticket Free

King Neptune Statue on the Boardwalk
Marvel at the King Neptune's statue Virginia Beach's Boardwalk. This imposing structure might seem to be merely a personification of the ocean itself constructed to entertain beach-goers. But there is a far more sinister history behind its presence here.

• Admission Ticket Free

Virginia Beach Boardwalk
We have all heard of the fearsome pirate Blackbeard and his murderous crew. But did you know Hampton Roads played a central role in the story? Only on our Virginia Beach Ghost Tour will find out why the boardwalk is so haunted!

• Admission Ticket Free


Small tour on a cold winter
KittyShapleigh, 28-12-2022
Great stories with a bit of WWII history I've never heard before. Local lore was great, and the personal experiences of the guide were neat too.
daj0nns, 10-12-2022
Justin our tour guide was amazing! Very informative, and knowledgeable! Learned so much of the history and overall a beautiful way to spend an evening! DEFINITELY COMING BACK!!
The lighthouse
Jay_K, 27-11-2022
The lighthouse story was very informative and very believable . I would definitely recommend this to a friend
66jailener, 15-11-2022
Loved this tour !! Our tour guide Samantha was absolutely amazing, she knew her history and had great stories to tell us. I would do this again.
Fascinating and Worth It
Celie T, 22-10-2022
Our tour guide, Justin, was well-versed in the actual history of the area and wove it throughout the legends and ghost stories.