FAQ's -- Queen City Ghost Tours
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Can I just show up for a tour?
No. All guests require reservations.
What is the age limit for your ghost tours?
Due to the "spooky" nature of our ghost tours, children under eight years old are not permitted.
How often do your ghost tours run?
Our ghost tours can be scheduled year round (Subject to demand) if you have at least a party of four walking or eight driving. Individuals may sign up for tours during the months of September and October during the Halloween season.
What is the biggest difference between the driving and walking ghost tours?
Our driving ghost tours cover two additional stops and sometimes includes spooky music and props. Our walking ghost tours allows you to get up close and personal with the sites of potential paranormal activity.
Where do your ghost tours start?
Somewhere in Uptown, the exact pick-up location is a secret! You'll have to make reservations to find out!
Is there walking involved?
Yes, limited walking is involved at three of our stops on the driving tours and the rest of the tour is conducted in a vehicle. Our walking tours encompasses approximately one mile and is not recommended for guests that are not physically able or have other walking issues or impediments.
What if it rains or snows?
Our driving ghost tours are conducted rain or shine, however, not if there is ice on the ground. Our walking ghost tours are not conducted when it rains, snows, or ice is on the ground.
Do I need to bring anything?
Our Suggested Laundry list
- 400 Speed Flash Camera
- Flashlight or Lantern
- Rain Gear
- Paranormal Activity Meters and Equipment
- Active Imagination
Are all of the sites listed included on your ghost tours?
Is there any physical contact?
Only in your mind!
What is the main difference between your tours and other tours?
Experience! We have conducted more professionally-guided tours of Charlotte than any other company. In fact, we have 15 years MORE experience than our most experienced competitor so do the math -- More Experience=More Content=More Bang for Your Buck!
Is there any such thing as a certified guide?
Unfortunately no. There is no official certification process of becoming a tour guide in Charlotte; as such you must apply due diligence in choosing who you spend your hard-earned money. It takes at least 10 years of professional experience to conduct a worthwhile tour of Charlotte!
Why are you not members of Visit Charlotte and does that matter?
We were members of that organization for many years, however, have found the current leadership extremely dishonest and non-trustworthy. A "paid" membership in Visit Charlotte has absolutely NO bearing on the level of tour that you and your guests will experience! Please check with the Better Business Bureau for a more independent review of any company.
Why are your competitors' rated higher in Trip Advisor?
Trip Advisor is a good consumer-based open-sourced review site which is useful, however, should not be used as your sole source of information on a company or service. In addition, please proceed with caution if a "new" company displays an unusually high and frequent list of favorable testimonials. There is a good chance that some of those accolades have been coerced and possibly fabricated to make up for a lack of a long track record of success.
Do your offer discounts or coupons?
Yes, we offer child, senior, and "early bird" discounts as listed on our tour times/pricing page. The best way to keep up with all of our discounts is to "like" us on our Facebook page or sign up for our email list.
What is the fastest way to get on one of your tours?
The fastest way of getting on one of our tours is to contact us early by sending your request online. Please furnish a good email address and your cell phone number so that we can contact you with availability and provide you with payment options. If it is the day of or day before your date, you can now text us @ 704/890-5195 for availability. Please include your date, time, and the number of guests in your party.