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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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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

Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

She brings the town to life using its historic nature and unbelievable stories. This tour changes your view of this quiet cute town into the most historically enriching place. She is such a knowledgeable and sweet woman. It is highly recommended when visiting this town.

Date of experience: December 2017
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story632, Owner at The Story Weaver, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Thank you Greg! I love sharing Prince Albert with our visitors and we do have some great stories! Hope you can visit again.

Reviewed 17 July 2017

We had a really lovely 90 minutes with The Story Weaver. The stories and walk through the town early on a Saturday evening were most enjoyable and we all loved it.

Date of experience: July 2017
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story632, Owner at The Story Weaver, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thanks Johan, glad you all enjoyed yourselves!

Reviewed 16 July 2017

Our group was entertained for almost 90 minutes by Alisa whose stories not only addressed the ghosts that have been seen at the locations we visited but highlighted the personalities and their historical significance to Prince Albert. She was patient and paced the walk to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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story632, Owner at The Story Weaver, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you Terrance - and all the Probus group - it was an evening to remember!

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Ailsa is a wonderful story teller, relating fascinating tales of the bygone happenings of the village, as well as pointing out the architecture and how things have stayed the same/ changed. We only managed to get through half the village in our time with her,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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story632, Owner at The Story Weaver, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you! I look forward to your next visit, when we'll share more tales!

Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Ailsa is extremely well informed about the history and people of Prince Albert and weaves wonderful stories about the ghosts still inhabiting some of the old buildings - I got goosebumps and kept looking over my shoulder !! A great experience and lots of insight...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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story632, Owner at The Story Weaver, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you Alan and Cheryl - it was a pleasure to introduce you to the ghosts and characters! The cape is a real necessity on a chilly evening and the fact I can float in it does add to the fun! Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

We went on the ghost tour on a rather cold night. What a wonderful story teller Ailsa is, keeping us intrigued and entertained and sharing wonderful stories about the people of Prince Albert, past and present. My guests from USA were delighted and so pleased...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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story632, Owner at The Story Weaver, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thank you so much, Anne - I thoroughly enjoyed sharing Prince Albert with you and your guests!

Reviewed 14 April 2017

We were so happy that we walked the streets of this lovely town with Ailsa, getting to know its stories, people and history on the very first night of our stay. The tour really enriched the rest of our time in Prince Albert since we...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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story632, Owner at The Story Weaver, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Thank you so much, I always enjoy sharing Prince Albert's stories with our visitors! It is a very special little town.

Reviewed 6 October 2016

Fantastic tour with a wonderful story teller. Ailsa took us on a magical walking tour around the town. Very informative and quirky.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

A ghost story with a difference....walking around the village in the evening listening to the stories of times gone by, and hoping to perhaps see one of the many ghosts that live (not the right word really!) there. Very entertaining!

Date of experience: April 2016
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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
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Response from story632 | Property representative |
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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