The beautiful, sunny state of California may look like a paradise on earth, but like other bigger cities it has its darker sides. A gruesome and murderous tour through downtown and the Tenderloin. Get creeped out by after-dark tales of mysterious deaths, scandalous murders, ruthless cult leaders, the old red light district, famed ghosts, shocking assassins and more. The tour meets near Union Square and is not recommended for children!
Please note that in order to get your booking confirmed you need to book 24 hours in advance.
This tour includes:
St. Francis Hotel, nefarious Hollywood deaths — Pinecrest Diner and the “poached eggs” murder — Curran Theater, haunted playhouse — The “suicide alley” of 1911 — Tenderloin District, underbelly of SF crime — Glide Memorial Church, connected to cult leader Jim Jones — Site of Tessie Wall’s notorious brothel — Plus a few cool surprises!
“The Castro and Mission District Tours”
Reviewed on June2, 2016
These tours were awesome! We started with the tour of the Castro and learnt about the history of LGBTIQQAAP movement. Our guide, Ducky, was adorable and well informed. She gave us a lot of context to…
“The Castro and the LGBT rights movement.”
Reviewed on June1, 2016
This tour was awesome! Learning about the LGBT community history in Castro with Ducky was the best experience so far. Her passion and spirt made me forget she was the guide… she was like a friend…
“Haunted San Francisco. Perfectly creepy!”
Reviewed on June1, 2016
After sitting in a conference room for hours and hours our small group was looking forward to being active. I was in charge of activities for our group and Wild SF Walking Tours met all of our needs…
The meeting point is at Union Square (corner Post and Powell, at the heart statue). Look for the larger-than-life character wearing a funky, colorful outfit.
Things to note
Please note: The tour needs minimum of 4 people to run. The maximum capacity is 25 people. A group of people up to 6 are able to book a group booking, otherwise the tour will have to booked as a private tour.
Regarding refunds, tickets are non-refundable within 24 hours of tour’s start. The tours will run rain or shine. The tour may be cancelled if less 4 people signed up. In that case we will contact you by phone and email to refund you or move your reservation to another tour.
The tour features adult elements and might be considered inappropriate among young children. Please keep that in mind.
Please note that you should arrive at least 10 minutes early so we can handle payment before the tour begins.