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Austin Adults-only Ghost Tour: Murder by Gaslight

Get ready for a thought-provoking and eye-opening ghost tour that delves into the murder and the afterlife in Victorian-Era Austin. Leave the kids behind and prepare for a dark and ominous adults-only tour.
Where:Austin, Texas
Price for:1 Participant
Age restriction:Minimum age for participation - 16 years
The streets of Austin are teeming with paranormal mysteries!

This is one seriously spooky tour – no theme or topic or off-limits. You'll visit some of Austin's most haunted locations that are associated with demonic like hauntings and frightening, threatening ghosts.

You’ll start your ghostly adventure with meeting your guide near the Stephen F Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel. From full-bodies apparitions to mysterious orbs, this historical hotel will send chills down your spine.

Your professional, entertaining guide will lead you to spectral hot spots like the State Capital building, the Driskill Hotel, and more, recounting shocking stories of the history and paranormal occurrences at these locations.

A few of the spooky places you'll possibly visit on the tour:

  • Texas State Capital: Haunting the Capital Building for one hundred years is Robert Love, occasionally appearing in his top hat and suit. Also seen lurking in the stairwells is the spirit of a young woman in a red dress, waiting to reunite with her beau.
  • Stephen F. Austin Royal Sonesta Hotel: From mysterious orbs to full-bodied apparitions, you’ll want to stick close here.
  • The Driskill Hotel: A cigar-smoking specter, a full-bodied apparition, and a friendly spirit – The Driskill is definitely a paranormal hot spot!

Tour highlights:

  • A spooky and fun adults-only night-tour combining the dark side of Austin’s history with frightening paranormal mysteries.
  • Visit 4-6 spooky places.
  • Led by an entertaining, professional guide.


  • Available year-round with tours nightly at 9pm

Duration: 90-minutes

Need to know:

  • This is an adults-only outdoor walking tour that contains mature language and graphic subject matter.
  • This tour is for participants 16 years of age or older.
  • Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • This is a pet-friendly ghost tour.
  • Please dress appropriately for expected weather conditions and walking (wear comfortable shoes).
  • You will need to arrive at the tour starting location 15 minutes before the tour begins.
  • This experience runs rain or shine. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
  • This tour focuses on outdoor spaces and building exteriors.

This spine-tingling unique experience gift takes place in Austin, Texas VIEW MAP

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