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Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Overview

Prepare for a spine-tingling adventure as you dive into the mysterious world of Boothbay Harbor's ghosts. From spectral sea captains to eerie encounters, this tour unveils the paranormal tales lurking behind closed doors.

👻 Get ready for spine-tingling stories of paranormal encounters and spectral sea captains, including the infamous sea captain Samuel Miller

🏨 Discover the hidden stories behind Boothbay Harbor's charming inns and bed and breakfasts, where ghostly residents may still linger

☠️ Unearth tales of legendary pirates and the secrets they protect, including buried treasure and maritime mysteries

👁️‍🗨️ Expand your knowledge of the supernatural as you learn about the three major types of ghosts: residual manifestations, intelligent hauntings, and poltergeists

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When do I choose a date?

After purchase, you can request your preferred dates and times by following the instructions in the email you receive. If it's a gift, the recipient will also get an email with booking instructions.

Seasonal,
May-October:
Daily 7:00pm

Practical information

Any restrictions to participate?

  • Age: Recommended for 12+. If under 18 years old, participants must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Who can you accommodate for?

  • Children: While tours do not contain anything too graphic or inappropriate, we find that kids that enjoy history have the best time. You know your children best and that's left up to you. We do not recommend bringing children in strollers because sometimes that can be difficult with larger walking groups. All participants must pay to join, children included.
  • Pets: Sorry, no pets allowed. 
  • Individuals with disabilities: The tour route is wheelchair-accessible and service animals are welcome.

What to expect on the day of the experience?

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • What’s included: 
    • Expert paranormal guide 
    • Fully narrated walking tour
  • Who will be present: Your expert guide and up to 30 participants.
  • Spectators: No spectators are allowed, everyone must have a ticket.
  • Photo/ video: You may take your own photos.

How to prepare?

  • Weather dependency: Rain or shine, the experience will be running.
  • Arrival: Plan to arrive 10-15 minutes before the start of the tour.
  • Parking: Ample street parking is available near the Opera House. Public lots are available after hours at the post office (where the tour begins) and the walking bridge.
  • What to wear: Comfortable shoes and clothing appropriate for weather conditions.
  • What to bring:
    • Camera
    • Bottle of water

     

  • Gratuity: Gratuity for your guide is greatly appreciated if you enjoy the tour. $3-$5 per person is suggested.
  • Restrooms: It is recommended to use the restroom prior to the tour.

Full description

As night falls, the charming town transforms into a realm of ghostly encounters and unexplained mysteries.

Sample Itinerary:

  • Hotel Fullerton: Get acquainted with The Lady of the Dusk, a mysterious stranger dressed all in black who checked into the Hotel Fullerton and then disappeared. Her untimely end is still an unsolved mystery.
  • Harbor House Inn: Otherworldly antics at the Harbor House Inn include a rocking chair that moves on its own and the presences of 19th Century owners Captain Mitch Reed and his wife Lucy.
  • Kaler's Restaurant: Strange sounds often emanate from the floor above after all the shops have closed. Is someone still taking a carriage out for a midnight ride?
  • The Admiral's Quarters: What is now Room #10 was formerly George’s office, until he died there. However, there have been several strange occurrences over the years that indicate he never really left.
  • Tugboat Inn Restaurant: Built from the remains of a tugboat that formerly worked the New England coast, employees of this unique restaurant on occasion claim to see a ghostly captain at the wheel.
  • Captain Sawyer’s B&B: On some nights, long-dead Minnie Sawyer appears on the widow’s walk. Is she still searching for someone long-lost?
  • Opera House: Widely known as the most haunted place in Boothbay Harbor, the Opera House has hosted the famous and the dead. The storied venue is said to house many different spooks.
  • The Thistle Inn: Although he left a frightful first impression on the new innkeeper, the cantankerous spirit believed to be a man named Samuel Miller appears to have mellowed over the years. In fact, this surly sea captain has proven to be quite protective.

Returns, exchanges and cancellation

Unused Experience Vouchers can be returned within 30 days for a full refund to the original purchaser, no questions asked.

If you have any unused Experience Vouchers, you can exchange them for anything else in our marketplace, no matter when. If you choose an experience that's more expensive, you'll need to pay the difference, but if you choose one that costs less, you'll receive a credit towards your next booking.

No refunds are allowed once the experience is booked, but you can reschedule in the case of an emergency, for a date within a year of the original booking. To reschedule, contact the experience provider directly. No-shows mean losing the value of your experience.

Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
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