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Tour Inclusions
  • Professional Guided Tour

Haunted Jail Tour In Ottawa

On this ghost walk and tour of the Old Carleton County Jail, let Ottawa's paranormal past captivate your interest.

Visit haunted locations including the Carleton County Jail, which is now a haunted hostel, and Canada's final working gallows with a costumed tour guide as you hear horrifying tales of wrongful hangings, faceless ghosts, and infamous assassinations. Select between two departure times.

  • Old Carleton County Jail in Ottawa: a paranormal tour
  • Suitable for tourists interested in the paranormal
  • Visit the eerie 19th-century Carleton County Jail, which is said to be haunted.
  • Learn about ghosts with no faces, coins that levitate, and illegal hangings.

Tour Itinerary

  • 1.

    Haunted Walk of Ottawa

    Follow your cloaked and lantern-toting tour guide on a storytelling experience that will surprise, astound, and entertain even the most sceptical members of your company. Along the way, you'll learn about: • Thomas D'Arcy McGee's assassination • The Faceless Ghost of the old Carleton County Jail • Take a "cell-fie" in the cell block • Visit death row and stand before the last working gallows in Canada • Hear about the levitating coin and the custodian who saw something walk through his bedroom wall • Was an innocent man hanged for the crime? Is he still buried on the prison grounds? Participate in our mini-trial and make your own decision!

    Haunted Walk of Ottawa
  • 2.

    Rideau Canal National Historic Site

    The canal has been extensively used for leisure activities for the past century despite being constructed as a military project to create a secure connection between Montreal and Kingston. The Rideau system, one of the oldest continually running canals in North America, was recognised as a Canadian Heritage River in 2000. It has 24 manually controlled lock stations. In 2007, the canal received the UNESCO World Heritage designation.

    Rideau Canal National Historic Site
  • 3.

    Saintlo Ottawa Jail Hostel

    Enter one of North America's spookiest structures! Explore the cellblock, death row, and the final operational gallows in Canada while hearing the eerie ghost stories and grim history.

    Saintlo Ottawa Jail Hostel

Pickup Information

  • eparture Details: 46 Sparks St. , 46 Sparks St., Ottawa, ON K1P 5A8, Canada, Haunted Walk's ticket office, located just steps from Parliament Hill in downtown Ottawa
  • Return Details: Saintlo Ottawa Jail Hostel , 75 Nicholas St, Ottawa, ON K1N 7B9, Canada

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • For any Cancellations made 24 hours prior to the tour, at the latest, will get a full refund.
  • In case you cancel the tour up to 24 hours before the trip you will be entitled to a full Refund.
  • In case of cancellations made within the last 24 hours of the Tour, your amount won't be refunded.
  • No trip change requests made less than 24 hours before the Tour's start time, will be made
  • The Trip's cut-offs will follow local time.

Other Information

  • You can expect a confirmation once the booking is completed
  • Accessible for Wheelchairs.
  • Accessible by public transportation
  • Infants and small children can be taken on strollers
  • Transport is wheelchair accessible
  • Dressing must be weather appropriate
  • Most Visitors can participate
  • Service animals are permitted.
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers

Tour Exclusions

  • Drop and pick-up to hotel
  • Gratuities