Through exclusive permission from the Nao Victoria Foundation in Spain, and our partner Ghost Tours of St. Augustine Inc., we're able to offer you night-time tours onboard these magnificent historic ships! Ghost ships, pirate raids, nautical legends and tales from the high seas... get ready for a fascinating journey into the 'darker side' of St. Augustine's maritime history! The El Galeon and the Nao Victoria are hand-made, historically accurate replicas of authentic 16th century Spanish vessels that now circle the globe annually. St. Augustine is very lucky to be the US home port for these ships during certain months of the year; and thanks to an agreement between our partner Ghost Tours of St. Augustine and the Spanish foundation, you can tour them at night... when the sun has set and the spirits are awake! This MUST DO experience includes a lantern-lit 'Ghostly Experience' tour through the dark back alleys of the Nation's Oldest City, which culminates in a guided tour onboard either one or BOTH ships- depending on their US port schedules. Once onboard, you'll meet the actual crew members from Spain who live and work on the ships! Learn what life at sea was like in eras past, as well as modern times, while sharing tales of strange occurrences at sea with your shipmates and ghost guide. Tours depart from the Tour St. Augustine Inc. office downtown at 8:30pm and are $24 per person, including ship admission. (Children 5 & under free) Spaces fill quick, advance reservations strongly recommended. *NOTE: These tours are only available on select days and months when ships are in St. Augustine.
Tour St. Augustine Inc & City Walks ~ 4 Granada Street (next to Flagler College) ~ (904) 825-0087 ~ Info@StAugustineTours.com
Downtown Offices Open 7 Days a Week 9am-8:30pm (Sunday 12:00pm - 8pm)
Like Spirits with your Spirits? Prefer your pub crawls to be on the darker side? Then join the nightly Creepy Crawl Haunted Pub Tour… if you dare! Many of the bars and taverns of St. Augustine have actually had numerous paranormal occurrences. We've partnered with the city's ORIGINAL Ghost Tours of St. Augustine Inc. to bring you this adventure. Your City Walks ghost-hunting guide will lead you on a spine-tingling crawl to not only enjoy drinks and local lore, but also explore the bizarre tales of various haunts along the way. Search for the ghosts & legends of Saint Augustine while learning about methods used by professional ‘ghost hunters’ and even do an investigation of your own! Decades of paranormal research by Ghost Tours of St. Augustine Inc. has been unearthed from old libraries, church documents, historic diaries and personal interviews. Learn to use EMF meters & professional ghost-hunting equipment which is provided to you and included in your ticket. Your first drink is included on us, and then receive special City Walks discounts and drink specials at each of the haunted pubs visited along the way. You may also purchase your very own EMF meters if you wish at our Tour St. Augustine Inc. shop on 4 Granada Street prior to your tour, with special discounts for tour guests. (Note: Creepy Crawls depart from Al's Pizza, located directly across from the City Gates north St. George Street- not from our Granada Street office) Tickets are $19 per person (adults 21+ up only)
The ORIGINAL, WORLD FAMOUS ST. AUGUSTINE PUB CRAWL that started it all! Visit the city’s most charming taverns with your fun City Walks Pub Scout, where you’ll experience a slice of authentic local Saint Augustine culture. Enjoy tales of the city's history mixed with traditional ‘pub lore’ of eras gone by, from around the world. Explore some unique points of interest as your guide explains their significance and even engage in a few drinking games along the way. This is definitely more of a "high end" pub crawl where you will learn about the finer beers featured at local establishments while exploring the city's rich past. Find out how beer is made, what goes into serving it, how to distinguish the different types of beer and the role that breweries have played in history. There's no better way to "Drink up the history of St. Augustine" with your new friends than on this one-of-a-kind 2.5 hr adventure departing downtown every evening at 5:30 pm. Premium beers, ales, wines and sangria are included on this tour at each of the quaint watering spots visited. $39 (adults 21+ only)
We've partnered with St. Augustine's very first, ORIGINAL haunted tour company... The award-winning and legendary Ghost Tours of St. Augustine Inc! As seen on the Travel Channel, History Channel, Discover Channel and many others- this is actually THE world famous ghost tour company that first began haunted paranormal tours in Florida over 20 years ago! Follow the glimmer of lantern light as you explore enchanted back alleys with your licensed, professional guide. Ghost Tours of St. Augustine Inc. has spent literally decades delving into historic libraries, old church documents, diaries, record archives and personal interviews in order to unearth the secrets of the past. This tour has received numerous awards and press over the years, and was actually voted the #1 guided tour in Florida! City Walks is exceptionally proud of this partnership between our companies, and the opportunity for us to present you with this historically authentic, one of a kind journey into the unknown. Learn about ghostly spirits that still linger at many of St. Augustine's famous historic sites as well as explore the theories on different types of haunts and unexplained occurrences. You'll also learn what other guests, paranormal investigators, mediums and even tour guides have actually encountered over the many years... a true "Ghostly Experience" which is not to missed if you're a lover of the paranormal! $15 (children 6 & under Free)
THIS IS NOT A GHOST TOUR! Journey through the city's darkest history and explore the TRUE stories behind bizarre legends on this award-winning, original historic walking tour. Bloody Pirate Raids & Plunders, Brutal Massacres, Deathly Plagues, Notorious Criminals, Unsolved Murders, grotesque colonial surgery procedures... it's all happened right here in St. Augustine and its all REAL. The whispers of the old city's sinister past are about to breathe their stories to life once again as you venture down timeless narrow streets. This is absolutely NOT a 'ghost' tour but instead a pure historical adventure exploring the lesser known and more macabre side of colonial St. Augustine. Join your City Walks expert guide for this 1.25 hr evening walking tour lead by lantern-light, where you will hear many twisted tales in the off-the-beaten-path back alleys. This tour is not for the squeamish or faint of heart, as it is a much more personalized experience than the bus or trolley car evening tours and you'll really understand the darker side of colonial life. Truly a MUST DO for history lovers- and those seeking the more mysterious side of the town when the sun goes down, which is all based in historical fact. $15
(children 6 and under are Free)
Eat, Drink and TASTE your way through St. Augustine's delicious historic culinary influences on the ORIGINAL Savory Faire Food Tour! This award-winning 3 hr VIP tasting adventure is the city's very first 'foodie' tour started a decade ago and will indulge your senses at renowned local restaurants and unique eateries. Spend the afternoon exploring quaint downtown alleys and taking in all the sights, while tasting farm fresh ingredients that inspire local chefs... from Tapas to desserts. Your City Walks Culinary Guide explains how certain foods made their way to the New World and played a role in shaping the foodie scene here in the nation's oldest city. Enjoy the historic district's best hot-spots for food, friends and fun. You'll be presented with a special selection from the chef at each of the places we visit, created specifically for your tour. Multiple hearty tasting venues will include sit-down restaurants, cafes, gourmet food boutiques, and more. Unlike our competitors who come and go, we do not cut corners on tasting stops nor offer any "petite" experiences just to skimp a few dollars. We guarantee that there's simply NO better way to experience Saint Augustine and all of its cultural flavors than the City Walks Savory Faire Food Tour... So come hungry, as this excursion definitely replaces a meal or two! You'll also receive a welcome drink in our lobby, a special heritage recipe gift card set as well as other goodies along the way during your tour. St. Augustine's premier tasting experience departs daily at 1:30pm. Price is $59 per person, with wine pairings priced separate for guest convenience. All guests receive complimentary bottled spring water.
*Add a wine-pairing package for $19 additional p/p and receive 4 glasses of premium, hand-selected boutique wines at various stops during your tour. All wines have been perfectly paired by the chefs at each stop to compliment your cuisine. You may also substitute draft beers if you prefer, just let us know when you book. Wine pairing upgrades are available at check-in, no advance reservations are required.