Austin Murder Walk 5 reviews
 
Austin, United States

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  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Activity Highlights
Itinerary
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Stop At: The Driskill, 604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701-3212

- Visit the Hotel
- Have a drink at the bar if desired (drinks not included)

Duration: 15 minutes

Activity Details
In the year 1885 America’s first serial killer stalked the streets and alleyways of the young, emerging city of Austin. More terrifying than any ghost story, this monster brutally and systematically hacked eight women to death using an ax. For one calendar year, he terrified a city and came to be known as the “midnight assassin”. He was never captured and his identity remains a mystery or does it...?

This tour is our longest at 1 hour 45 minutes and covers 2 miles of historic Austin including West 6th street, Guy Town, the Warehouse District and a drink stop at the iconic Driskill Hotel. The pace is leisurely and, in addition to a drink stop at the Driskill, (drinks not included), there are short rests along the journey.

Join us on this exceptional true crime walking tour investigating exact crime locations and the various theories surrounding the midnight assassin. It’s a “killer” tour.
Departure & Return
Departure Point525 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703, USA Departure Time8:00 PM
ReturnCooper's Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que, 217 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701, USA
What's Included
  • Professional Guide
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Private transportation
Additional Information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Not recommended for ages under 13.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Texas does not require masks to be worn outside and the vast majority of our toru is outside in the great downtown area of Austin! That said, this tour includes a stop into the historic Driskill Hotel and the Driskill does require masks until we are seated for drink service.
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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  • Learning about Moon Towers and the origins of London’s most famous serial killer! Excellent host with pics from the era!

  • Best tour we took while in Austin! The owner/tour guide has you engaged immediately with his knowledge of the murders, and his passion for the subject. He not only covered the facts, but discussed all the different theories surrounding the murders. I won't go into detail so not to give anything away. I would not hesitate to take another tour with this company. Make sure you bring comfortable walking shoes. Tour lasted a little over two hours.

  • We loved it. Jim is very knowledgeable and a great guide! Not only did we learn about the first serial killer in America, we also learned alot about the city.

  • We loved the tour! Tour guide is engaging and so knowledgeable. We got to see downtown Austin while also indulging in the guilty pleasure of true crime.

  • It was an interesting experience. The tour guide was extremely informative. He was kind, and funny too. He had his tablet and he was able to provide pictures and landmarks of the crimes!

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