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Historic Downtown Savannah: Guided Segway Tour

Historic Downtown Savannah: Guided Segway Tour

From US$ 49 per person

See more in less time on a guided 60 or 90-minute Segway tour. Ride along the picturesque streets and squares, and past antebellum mansions and movie locations in historic Savannah.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 1 - 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the guide’s narration with your individual radio receivers
  • Soak up Savannah's picturesque squares, historic mansions, and Revolutionary and Civil War history
  • Visit locations where some of your favorite movies were filmed
Full description

Glide along the streets of Savannah on a guided tour for either 60 or 90 minutes, seeing some of the city’s most beautiful and mystifying historical sites.

Receive training on operating the Segway, get fitted with a helmet and radio, and then head out on the tour route with an experienced guide. Visit sites where Union soldiers fought and see the home where General William T. Sherman stayed while in Savannah on his march to the sea. Experience the rich history of Savannah while also getting to see the fun and modern side.

See the bench where Forrest Gump shared his box of chocolates. Put yourself into the famous bus scene from Forrest Gump and learn a few Hollywood secrets that only the locals know about.

Ride around the sites from other movies including Something to Talk About, and The Conspirator.

See the lovely Mercer-Williams home from the famous book, and later the movie, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, and hear the true story of Mr. Jim Williams. Savannah is known as one of the most haunted cities in America. Ride past some of the haunted homes and hear the stories of their ghostly residents.

Continue on past a cemetery as your guide entertains you with stories and reveals which significant historic figure is buried there. The Segway allows you an effortless way to see the Spanish moss hanging from the majestic live oaks, and some of the ironwork found all around the city, such as iron street signs, banisters, and even a beautiful wrought iron sunflower door. Admire the original antebellum architecture, the monuments, war cannons, and fountains that grace the beautiful squares throughout the city. The 90-minute tour option includes a visit to either the Harper Fowlkes House or the Webb Military Museum.

Includes
  • Guided tour on individual Segway
  • Personal audio headset
  • Helmet
  • Bottle of water
  • Pre-tour Segway safety training
  • Gratuities for the guide
Not suitable for
  • Children under 16 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

-Meet your guide at the local partner's shop located at 412 Whitaker Street, Savannah, GA 31401, USA. -Segway training begins 15 minutes before the tour starts.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable clothes
  • Closed-toe shoes

Know before you go

  • Training begins 15 minutes prior to tour time
  • All riders must be a minimum of 16 years old
  • The recommended minimum weight to ride a Segway is 100 pounds and the recommended maximum limit is 260 pounds
  • Closed-toe shoes are recommended
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 114 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.9/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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We got to the meeting point early and they were very prompt to start. Everyone was extremely nice and excited to ride. If you are new to riding a Segway,, watching the included video is very helpful.. Our guide was Lisa and she made our tour fun and kept my 16 yr old engaged. If you get Lisa, you get the best! I highly recommend this outfit.

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June 19, 2021

My friend and I had the most amazing time on our tour with Neil! Since it was just the two of us, he showed us around to all the best local restaurants, bars, and shops which we later spent the rest of the day exploring! Would recommend taking this tour early in your stay in Savannah to get acquainted with the city and see as much as you can:) Absolutely one of the highlights of our trip and would recommend to anyone!

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May 26, 2021

This was a wonderful experience, we had never done segways before so they were very good at instructing us and it was so easy to operate. Our guide Carolyn was the best she was funny, excited and very informative. I would highly recommend doing this activity if you are ever visiting Savannah.

March 24, 2021

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