Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours | Nature & Wildlife
Experienced captains offer you information on the history of Galveston while you spot some of the most beautiful dolphins. Our staff is friendly, and we will welcome you and make sure that you leave with a wonderful experience.
A shorter version of our popular Town of Galveston Tour. A true bucket list item! 20 minute biplane ride experience (10-12 minutes in the air). A smaller scenic circle of the town, including Pleasure Pier and Battleship Texas . Price per ride, 2 passenger max.
Galveston has seen a horrifying number of sudden deaths. An ungodly number of the islands dearly departed, well never departed. Their spirits are lurking in the shadows, alleys, staircases and stalk THE STRAND every day! The historic 19th century buildings on THE STRAND have become ghost sanctuaries. And the ghosts inside are just dying to meet you. Join us on our 90 minute walking tour as we explore the fascinating paranormal happenings on the strand, the original street of horror. Hurricanes, war, fire, and epidemics! The pirate Jean Lafitte even turned the island into a den of thieves. Galveston has more ghosts than any other city in U.S. Walking in the night, translucent figures will float by the windows. Shadows will suddenly appear and objects move of their own accord as we huddle closer to one another for are mutual protection. We never know what’s waiting for us around the corners. Beware and be scared! After all Galveston is nothing but “a cemetery with a beach attached.”
Unlike other cemetery tours on Galveston Island, our tour is thoroughly researched by academics. This is the only cemetery tour that takes you to the sites where actual apparitions have appeared and paranormal happenings have been sighted.
If you're a history enthusiast with a taste for the mysterious and eerie, the "Mansions and Murder" tour is an absolute must-do in Galveston. This captivating excursion takes you on a thrilling journey through the island's rich past, unveiling the hidden stories of opulent mansions and chilling mysteries that will leave you spellbound. The "Mansions and Murder" tour offers a delightful mix of history, mystery, and local folklore. It's perfect for both locals looking to uncover hidden gems and history buffs eager to explore Galveston's darker side. Don't miss this opportunity to step back in time and immerse yourself in the intriguing history of Galveston. The "Mansions and Murder" tour is an unforgettable experience that will leave you with a newfound appreciation for the island's rich and enigmatic past. Book your tickets today for a journey you won't soon forget! Note: We are not allowed to enter the mansions because they are all privately owned.
This tour makes Galveston appear to be a cemetery with a beach. You will pass by these cemeteries and see haunted houses where paranormal activity has been documented. There are stories of insanity and mass murder among the population, and there are darker rumors of mystery and the supernatural.
This is the highest rated tour according to Google and TripAdvisor in Galveston. The stories that you’ll hear as we venture on our 1½ hour walking Ghost Tour, past the gilded mansions and palaces are only whispered about on Galveston. People here are too afraid to open a dialog with the dead… afraid to unlock the gates of hell. We’ll unravel the horrible, scary secrets that lurk inside the ghost sanctuaries… secrets kept for the past 150 years! We have researched stacks of photographs and letters from those who won’t stay dead! We dive warily into the haunted past and uncover the reasons why this unstoppable paranormal force still grips the island. Bring your garlic, crosses and silver bullets as we descend into the ghost hunt darkness. This Ghost tour is for believers and nonbelievers alike. You’ll turn from skeptic to ghost hunter and learn about Galveston’s unparalleled and fascinating paranormal history along way. This tour is appropriate for all ages. But beware, you may have run.
Galveston Small-Group Red Light District Walking Tour
Walking & Biking Tours | Archaeology Tours
Return to a time when the mob ran Galveston and their guests were treated as if they were family. When you crossed the bridge you enter "The Free State of Galveston," where the only rules were mob rules. The stars of the era were world class entertainers brought in to perform in the casinos, including Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., and Dean Martin. Everyone was enjoying their own "Vegas Dream" right here in Galveston.
Cultural & Theme Tours | Private Sightseeing Tours
Ride, Tour and Experience the "Free State of Galveston" in a Carriage Haus 1908 Model-T replica electric golf cart! Your posse will engage with old Galveston on this IslandTreasureHunts.com interactive 90-minute tour led by an experienced and highly rated Galveston Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA) who will serve as your private driver or guide you as a passenger. Experience an international city that was on top of the world until a storm left it broken and destroyed. Discover the raising up of an island, literally, to become the notorious playground of the South. Roll through neighborhoods once in ruin and rubble, but revived with renegades, restoration, and riches. Hear the old tales from the underground speakeasies and casinos, as well as some modern-day scuttlebutt. Meet the players and OGs who impacted the island forever. Journey on this cultural and historic adventure back in time to the roaring decades that created intriguing Galveston legends.
On the Magical History Tour, our experienced tour guides will take you on a tremendous Segway journey. We’ll start with the famous downtown area of Galveston – the Strand Historic District. For a time, it was also known as “The Wall Street of the South.”