free downtown historic walking tour

(Saturdays at 11am)

Explore Saint Augustine's unique history with your licensed professional guide on this one hour walking tour centered around downtown's historic city plaza area. From the struggles of our nation's first settlers to the glories of the Gilded Age, to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's and up to our 450th anniversary, this tour is an excellent introduction to the ancient city from its early beginnings to now. Tours depart from the Tour St. Augustine office downtown on 4 Granada Street on Saturdays at 11am during January through May of 2024 Space is limited to first come first serve, and advance reservations are required. Call us at (904) 825-0087 or BOOK ONLINE HERE.

free History, mystery, & CRIME tour

(SUNdays at 2pm)

Explore the ancient city's back alleys and roads less traveled on this hour long walking tour that explores the darker side of St. Augustine's history! True historic tales of deadly plagues, grisly murders, unsolved crimes, violent uprisings, pirate raids, bizarre medical procedures and more are all in store for you... if you dare! This is not a ghost tour but rather a true historic tour focusing on some of the town's lesser known, if not lesser talked about history. Tours depart at 2pm from the Tour St Augustine Inc office downtown at 4 Granada Street on select Sundays. Space is limited to first come first serve and advance reservations are required. Call us at (904) 825-0087 or BOOK ONLINE HERE.

free tour; true love gone wrong, tales & legends of st augustine's romantic past

(Wednesday & Sunday evenings)

Ah, romance... Sometimes it means new beginnings, happiness, and even matrimony.   But sometimes things go wrong- VERY wrong.  Cheating spouses, unrequited love, crimes of passion, and lovers lost forever- St. Augustine has its share of stories that can only be described as true love gone wrong!  Join a licensed City of St. Augustine tour guide on a one hour walk through historic downtown relating the tales and legends that may just make you want to rethink that next blind date. Wednesday & Sunday evenings at 6:30pm. Advance reservations are required as space is limited. Call us at (904) 825-0087


As the Ancient City's original & leading historic tour operator for over 30 years, we're committed to educating visitors on the true and authentic history of St. Augustine.

We often hear from guests looking for inexpensive or free things to do here with their families, so we've decided to offer the following regular schedule of tours & events completely FREE of charge for ALL guests, both locals & visitors alike. This is part of our commitment of giving back to our community and to our guests.

(Please note advance reservations are required, and tour space is limited due to city regulations on tour sizes.)

FREE historic walking tours

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Operator for Over 30 Years!

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florida resident discounts

on other tours

GHOST TOURS 50% OFF for Florida Residents!

The original Ghost Tours of St. Augustine Inc which was the very first tour company to begin researching and documenting the city's historic haunts over 30 years ago is currently offering 50% OFF for Florida Residents on all Ghostly Experience Walking Tours, Haunted Pub Crawls, Paranormal Investigations, and Private VIP Tours! For more information on the tours please visit their website at and call (904) 825-0087 to request the Florida resident rate.

FOOD & WINE TOURS $50 OFF Per Person for Florida Residents!

Foodies & culinary lovers are in luck! Florida's First Foodie Tour is now offering $50 OFF per person for all Florida residents on their City Walks Food & Wine Tours. These all-inclusive tours are the best way to explore a number of downtown's hottest restaurants all in one afternoon, without waiting around for reservations or in crowds. This truly VIP tasting tour was the city's very first that started over 18 years ago and is still the best, offering more food servings and wine pours than any other. For more information on the tours please visit their website at

St Johns & Surrounding County Residents

receive FREE Ghost Tour Admission!

(Includes Duval, Flagler, Clay & Putnam counties)

Local county residents (with ID) will receive FREE admission on the Ghostly Experience Lantern-Lit Historic Walking Tours seven nights a week... Now through May 31st 2024! Note that you must call and request the local free rate (904) 825-0087 and more details can be found on our Florida & Local Resident Discounts page.