Ottawa Walking Tours



Reservations are recommended. Please call 613-232-0344

Now entering our 18th season, The Haunted Walk is Ottawa's most popular walking tour company. Locals and newcomers alike are fascinated by these glimpses into the darker history and haunting of the Nation's Capital. All of our stories are thoroughly researched and will delight even the skeptics in the group! Join us for one or for all of our different tours.

Visit our brand new gift shop and ticket office at 46½ Sparks Street (near the corner of Sparks & Elgin - right beside D'Arcy McGee's Pub).  

› Open from 10:00am to the last tour of night (Monday - Saturday)

Open from 6:00pm to the last tour of the night (Sunday)


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Tours Information

Ghosts and the Gallows Tour (Feb - Nov)

Duration: 75 mins

This tour departs from our ticket office at 46 ½  Sparks Street (near the corner of Sparks St. and Elgin St.)

 

Visit death row and the gallows inside the Old Carleton County Jail and other haunted locations while your tour guide recounts more of Ottawa's supernatural encounters. Was the wrong man hanged for the murder of D'Arcy McGee? Does he haunt the jail today? This tour includes stairs and is not wheelchair accessible. Locations on this tour may be frightening to young children. A portion of the proceeds assist in the preservation of the HI-Ottawa Jail Hostel.

Tickets:
Adult $16.75, Student $14.75, Child (6-12 yrs) $10.75


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Crime & Punishment Jail Tour (Feb - Nov)


Duration: approx. 60 mins.
This tour departs from our ticket office at 46 ½  Sparks Street (near the corner of Sparks St. and Elgin St.)

Tour the Old Carleton County Jail and learn about why Ottawa was once considered 'the most dangerous town in North America'. Learn about early prison life, as you see the jail cells, death row and the last working gallows in Canada. This tour includes stairs and is not wheelchair accessible. Commentary presented by experienced tour guides from The Haunted Walk of Ottawa in partnership with Hostelling International. A portion of the proceeds assists in the preservation of the HI-Ottawa Jail Hostel.

Tickets:
Adult $14.75, Student $12.75, Child (6-12 yrs) $9.75


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The Original Haunted Walk of Ottawa (Apr - Oct)

Duration: 90 mins
This tour departs from our ticket office at 46 ½  Sparks Street (near the corner of Sparks St. and Elgin St.)

This lantern-lit evening walking tour of Ottawa ghost stories and darker history features the haunting of the Bytown Museum, the Fairmont Château Laurier, the Grant House, and more! Explore the hidden side of the Nation's Capital. A tried and true favourite for all ages. This tour is wheelchair accessible with assistance.

Tickets:
Adult $14.75, Student $12.75, Child (6-12 yrs) $8.75


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Urban Quests can now be purchased directly from our Ottawa Ticket Office!