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Wander around the streets of Prince Albert on the evening Ghost Walk and hear stories of characters from the past and the ghosts who don't want to leave! Or join a Historical Ramble and discover the fascinating tales of days gone by as you admire a...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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42 Church Street | Prince Albert Tourism, Prince Albert Municipality 6930, South Africa
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+27 23 541 1211
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Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed this tour. Our guide Ailsa was an entertaining storyteller and historian. Learn the about the history of the town, it’s residents, historical buildings and spirits who remain. The walk takes an hour and a half on flat roads.

Date of experience: January 2019
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story632, Owner at The Story Weaver, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

So glad you enjoyed our meander through this special little town!

Reviewed 29 October 2018

Ailsa is a wonderful person, a fantastic story teller and historian and will outdo Google any day! Despite almost being blown away by a cold wind, we entered the streets. The depth of knowledge and the manner in which it is told kept me hanging...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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story632, Owner at The Story Weaver, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

What a lovely response! Prince Albert has so many stories to share and questions make sure the stories stretch far and wide. Thank you for joining me, Avril.

Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Our guide , Ailsa, was absolutely wonderful. On a very windy night she kept us totally entertained for more than ninety minutes and we could have easily gone for another hour. The definite highlight of our visit to Ptince Albert and a must do for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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story632, Owner at The Story Weaver, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Thank you Judy and Nico - it was a suitably atmospheric evening! I look forward to sharing more Prince Albert stories with you in the future.

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Wonderful experience! The knowledge makes the tour seem like a trip down social economic agricultural and architectural history!

Date of experience: August 2018
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story632, Owner at The Story Weaver, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you, Graciela - I really enjoyed our time together, all your questions kept me on my toes! I look forward to your visiting Prince Albert again one day. There's lots more to see and experience.

Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

What an absolute treat to go on the Ghost Walk with Aisla, suitably clad in her long black coat. If you're going to Prince Albert, book a walk with her on the first night because she's a kind of information on not only the ghosts...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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story632, Owner at The Story Weaver, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thanks Briony! It was great to meet you and your friends. I always have fun on the walks and meet such interesting people.

Reviewed 18 March 2018

Really! – book a tour with Ailsa the Story Weaver for your very first evening in this fascinating little town. Without hearing some of Ailsa’s amazing stories and historical knowledge Prince Albert will be ‘just another sleepy country town’ to you. So, get in touch...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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story632, Owner at The Story Weaver, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

So glad you enjoyed the 'experience' - can't imagine why I haven't seen your comments until now! Thank you for such an enthusiastic response. I always recommend people visit our wonderful Fransie Pienaar Museum - voted the best in the Western Cape in 2017!

Reviewed 21 February 2018

Late evening, black clouds on top of the Swartberg and a strong wind through the city of Prince Albert. Perfect conditions for the ghost's of Prince Albert....... Ailsa knows all of them personally and will tell you the stories of their destiny. You will be...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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story632, Owner at The Story Weaver, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

What fun! Thank you for this super review. It is always a pleasure to share Prince Albert's stories and yours was such a happy, enthusiastic audience! I hope we'll meet for another walk or a storytelling evening when next you visit!

Reviewed 8 February 2018

This had been recommended and we were not disappointed. We were lucky to be on our own with the wonderful Ailsa - she of the Ghost Walk! Ailsa tailored our time to our interests which was great and she was not only full of local...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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story632, Owner at The Story Weaver, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Thank you! I am so glad you enjoyed yourselves. We have had a little more rain and live in hope for yet more today to break the heat...

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We were VERY FORTUNATE to have both tge historical walk and fhost walk during our visit to Prince Albert. Our truly amazing and magical story teller Ailsa transported us through history with her fantastic knowledge and animated story telling skills. She absolutely made our visit!...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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story632, Owner at The Story Weaver, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you so much! It was a great pleasure to share stories with people who are so interested and such good company. I hope to see you here again!

Reviewed 25 December 2017

90 Minute walk, with informative and sometimes scary stories. I can really recommend this activity at the start of your stay in lovely Prince Albert. You really feel at home after this tour. All tough you might wake up at night hearing strange noises. The...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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story632, Owner at The Story Weaver, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Thank you JaaaJaaa - so glad you felt "at home" - that's just what we want! Glad you enjoyed visiting the museum too, you can see why they won the "Best in the Western Cape" award this year. I hope we'll see you in Prince...More

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matthew H
23 April 2018|
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Response from story632 | Property representative |
Hello Louise. Yes, I already have bookings for a Ghost Walk on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th April, starting outside the Fransie Pienaar Museum at 6.00pm, ending around 7.30pm. I could do a Ghost Walk on Monday 30th. It is... More
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Pieter S
5 September 2017|
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Hello Pieter I should be here on 19th & 20th - the price is R60 per person. Could you give me a ring a couple of days before to confirm please? 023 5411 211 I am out of town until Friday this week. best wishes, Ailsa
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berndt901
31 May 2017|
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Hello there! I could take you on a guided walk at 3.00pm on Saturday 1 July - history, architecture and stories about local characters or on a Ghost Walk at 6.00pm - stories about people who lived here and the ghosts who... More
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