Discover the dark side of Aberdeen on a self-guided audio tour
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Activities

Discover the dark side of Aberdeen on a self-guided audio tour

Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 20 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Enjoy the freedom of a self-guided audio tour
  • Listen to the audio playing automatically using GPS
  • Discover the dark history of Aberdeen
  • Walk past the oldest building in town, the Mercat Cross and harbor
  • Learn about pirates, slavery and other troublesome stories
What to expect

Dive into the dark history of Aberdeen and travel through the centuries as you make your way around the city. You will uncover some hidden dark tales while passing sights like the oldest building in town.

Start your audio tour at Mercat Cross, the old market, and follow the instructions of your guide as you stroll to the harbor. Discover the connection of Aberdeen with the oil industry, dark tales of slavery, piracy, and other stories of the colorful but troublesome past of Aberdeen.

This self-guided audio tour can be enjoyed on location or even virtually at home with VoiceMap's Continuous Play function which disables the GPS playback.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • What's included
    • Unlimited access to the self-guided tour in English
    • VoiceMap app for Android and iOS
    • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata
    What's not included
    • Smartphone and headphones
    • Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route
    Where

    Mercat Cross, Castle Street, Aberdeen AB11 5HP, UK

    Meeting point:

    Begin your tour at the Mercat Cross landmark.

    What to remember
    • This is a self-guided audio tour, you will follow an audio tour through an app using your phone
    • You can follow this self-guided tour on any day, at any time best fitted to you
    • Entrance fees to all attractions mentioned on the tour are excluded from the price
    • You will receive instructions on how to follow the audio tour in the voucher after booking
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    When
    • Follow the tour any day at any time best fitted to you
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    Provider
    VoiceMap
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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