The Eerie & The Ominous

Duration: Private Bookings Only

Location: Historic Yarmouth Waterfront

Private Tour


Price for 1-4 guests

Private - Extra Guest


Price/person over 4 guest

Crime, folklore and Yarmouth legends; explore the darker side of Yarmouth.
Available for private group bookings only in 2020.

  • Yarmouth's # 1 rated tour - the stories will captivate you!
  • Get caught up in tales of true-crime, murder and intrigue.
  • Visit locations with connections to Yarmouth's haunted past.
  • Leave Yarmouth with a fascinating story to tell.

Easy 1 mile walk.

Photo opportunities en-route.

Free parking.

Restroom available.

Pet Friendly

Yarmouth Walking Tours offers visitors as well as locals a unique way to explore historic downtown Yarmouth.

Our Eerie & Ominous tour will take you on a captivating adventure through Yarmouth. With eight stopping points along the way, guests will learn about the history, folklore and legends that make up the region. The tour will take you to historic landmarks, waterfront locations and to off-the-beaten-path stopping points, all with an enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide.

We’ll leisurely cover approximately 1 mile while strolling around the downtown and waterfront walking at an easy pace. Wear comfy shoes and get ready to have a fun-filled evening!

For 2020 we are offering private groups of up to ten guests only to adhere with Public Health Guidelines during COVID19. Please contact us to choose a tour date and time.

Your Tour Guide will greet you at the Frost Park Gazebo, located at 410 Main Street, next to Yarmouth Town Hall. There is free street parking after 4PM as well as free parking in a lot next to Frost Park.

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Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

Do I need to purchase tickets in advance?

Yes. Advanced booking is required. To maximize your chances of getting the date, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book in advance.

Bookings will close 6 hours before the tour departure time. Please plan accordingly.

Are children allowed?

Children are permitted on the Eerie & Ominous tour.

We do advise you to use your discretion as we will be sharing some spooky stories. If you would allow your child to read GooseBumps books then the tour is appropriate.


What do we do in case of bad weather?

Tours will only be cancelled in the event of heavy rainfall or lightning. Fog, light drizzle or wind will not affect your booking.  We advise you to check the weather conditions for your days event and dress appropriately.

Do I need to tip my tour guide?

Gratuities are greatly appreciated if we exceed your expectations, though are not mandatory. The standard gratuity in the service industry is 15%-20%. We also love reviews on Trip Advisor or our Facebook page so others can learn about Yarmouth Walking Tours.

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"The Eerie & the Ominous Tour was full of great stories told at perfect locations to give you a glimpse of Yarmouth's past. Candice is a well-versed tour guide and does an excellent job of engaging the crowd. I had a great time on this tour and would highly recommend!"

Makayla M - Cape Breton, NS