Abstract The research project aimed to execute a critical research of the ethical issues of dark travel and leisure. Six research objectives were set out to help achieve this aim. In the process of gathering relevant information upon this topic, an research of dark tourism throughout the years will be achieved, accompanied by the dedication of different writers. Furthermore, by examine in depth both consumers' and providers' point of views to help expand understand the ethical dilemma of dark tourism, the study project will highlight the main issues that occur in this particular sector of travel and leisure. Secondary research has been chosen as a primary research method. A wide variety of literature was accumulated on the idea of culture and travel and leisure by by using a snowball sampling of secondary literature.