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Historic Port, Pirates and Architecture Bus Tour
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Historic Port, Pirates and Architecture Bus Tour

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Discover Galveston’s rich history on this scenic bus tour. Climb aboard your vehicle with a small group and explore the island, passing by key landmarks like Ashton Villa, the Port of Galveston, Tremont House, and the Strand. Learn about the island’s history from your guide, enhanced with audio and visuals, and enjoy a relaxing ride around town.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.00
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$27.00

Historic Galveston Ghost Tour

Historic Galveston Ghost Tour

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Discover the darker side of Galveston on a ghost tour. Pass by mansions and other historical sights where spooky and mysterious things are said to have happened, and hear about the island's secrets, paranormal events, and haunted history that dates back 150 years. This tour is a fun way to learn a bit about Galveston's history.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$10.00
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$10.00

Galveston Red Light District Tour

Galveston Red Light District Tour

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Discover Galveston’s sordid past during an evening walking tour of the city’s Red Light District. Join a small group and your guide to walk the streets and listen to stories of mobsters, bootleggers, and brothels. Learn how the island was once a “sin city,” where men could come to drink, gamble, and look for love once they crossed into the mob-run “Free State of Galveston.”
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00

Ghost Bus Tour in Galveston
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Ghost Bus Tour in Galveston

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Discover Galveston’s ghostly past on a bus tour through the city. Climb aboard your spacious vehicle and set off on a ghost hunting adventure with a small group. Listen to ghostly tales from your ghost guide which are enhanced by audio and visuals and pass by haunted buildings to learn about their otherworldly residents.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.00
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$27.00

Al's Authentic Paranormal Excursion Tour

Al's Authentic Paranormal Excursion Tour

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Get up close and personal to Galveston’s sordid past on this small-group walking tour. Come in close contact with paranormal activity as you tour Old Galveston. Your guide provides first-hand accounts of paranormal activity that’s been experienced in this haunted town, once known for bootleggers and brothels. Get ready to be spooked and capture your experience on camera.
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  • 1 hour 25 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$15.00
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$15.00

Storm on the Strand Ghost Tour

Storm on the Strand Ghost Tour

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Galveston has seen a horrifying number of sudden deaths. An ungodly number of the islands dearly departed, well never departed. Their spirits are lurking in the shadows, alleys, staircases and stalk THE STRAND every day! The historic 19th century buildings on THE STRAND have become ghost sanctuaries. And the ghosts inside are just dying to meet you. Join us on our 90 minute walking tour as we explore the fascinating paranormal happenings on the strand, the original street of horror. Hurricanes, war, fire, and epidemics! The pirate Jean Lafitte even turned the island into a den of thieves. Galveston has more ghosts than any other city in U.S. Walking in the night, translucent figures will float by the windows. Shadows will suddenly appear and objects move of their own accord as we huddle closer to one another for are mutual protection. We never know what’s waiting for us around the corners. Beware and be scared! After all Galveston is nothing but “a cemetery with a beach attached.”
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$10.00
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$10.00

Ghost On the Strand Ghost Tour

Ghost On the Strand Ghost Tour

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Galveston has seen a horrifying number of sudden deaths. An ungodly number of the islands dearly departed, well never departed. Their spirits are lurking in the shadows, alleys, staircases and stalk THE STRAND every day! The historic 19th century buildings on THE STRAND have become ghost sanctuaries. And the ghosts inside are just dying to meet you. Join us on our 90 minute walking tour as we explore the fascinating paranormal happenings on the strand, the original street of horror. Hurricanes, war, fire, and epidemics! The pirate Jean Lafitte even turned the island into a den of thieves. Galveston has more ghosts than any other city in U.S. Walking in the night, translucent figures will float by the windows. Shadows will suddenly appear and objects move of their own accord as we huddle closer to one another for are mutual protection. We never know what’s waiting for us around the corners. Beware and be scared! After all Galveston is nothing but “a cemetery with a beach attached.”
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$10.00
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$10.00

Spooky Strand Ghost Tour

Spooky Strand Ghost Tour

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Enjoy an offbeat introduction to the spooky side of Galveston that few travelers get to experience during this private ghost walking tour of The Strand, ideal for travelers on a time budget. Gain an insight into the multitude buildings alone The Strand, learning tales of ghosts, pirates, and civil war soldiers that you wouldn’t uncover alone.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Galveston's Haunted Cemetery Walking Tour

Galveston's Haunted Cemetery Walking Tour

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Galveston Haunted Cemetery Tour is our all-ages cemetery tour where you’ll spend the evening touring Galveston’s Old City Cemetery and Trinity Episcopal Cemetery discussing the cemetery symbolism, yellow fever, The Great Storm, and of course, ghosts and hauntings.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Galveston Island Ghost Tour

Galveston Island Ghost Tour

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The stories that you’ll hear as we venture on our 1½ hour walking Ghost Tour, past the gilded mansions and palaces are only whispered about on Galveston. People here are too afraid to open a dialog with the dead… afraid to unlock the gates of hell. We’ll unravel the horrible, scary secrets that lurk inside the ghost sanctuaries… secrets kept for the past 150 years! We have researched stacks of photographs and letters from those who won’t stay dead! We dive warily into the haunted past and uncover the reasons why this unstoppable paranormal force still grips the island. Bring your garlic, crosses and silver bullets as we descend into the ghost hunt darkness. This Ghost tour is for believers and nonbelievers alike. You’ll turn from skeptic to ghost hunter and learn about Galveston’s unparalleled and fascinating paranormal history along way. This tour is appropriate for all ages. But beware, you may have to run fast… very fast to escape the clutches of the ghosts.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$10.00
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$10.00

E-bike Island Adventure Tour
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E-bike Island Adventure Tour

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One of a kind tour that showcases the history, wildlife, architecture, and local lifestyle that Galveston Island has to offer. Minimum 2 persons per tour.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00
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Segway Galveston Magical History Tour

Segway Galveston Magical History Tour

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See many of Galveston’s top attractions in a single excursion—and enjoy a fun and fast-paced way to explore—on this Segway tour of the city. Pick between several daily departure times, meet your guide, and get acquainted with your Segway. Once you feel comfortable, set off and discover key city highlights. Tour the Strand Historic District, admire the 1892 Bishop’s Palace, spot the Moody Mansion, and much more.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$77.13
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$77.13

The Ghosts of Galveston Guided Walking Tour

The Ghosts of Galveston Guided Walking Tour

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Galveston, Texas is currently known as a place to go and relax, but the city has endured a lot over the years. From the Civil War to Yellow Fever to the Great Hurricane of 1900, a lot of lives were lost in this coastal village. Discover the city’s historic and haunted streets on a small–group, nighttime walking tour and get a closer look at Galveston’s eerie past.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.99

Historic Hurricane and Tree Sculpture Bus Tour in Galveston

Historic Hurricane and Tree Sculpture Bus Tour in Galveston

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The Great Storm of 1900 left a deep mark on the city of Galveston and this small–group bus tour delves into its history. Learn how this great hurricane ravaged the island and how Galveston bounced back. You also tour the historic east end, seeing historic homes and the unique tree sculptures that dot the area.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.70
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$27.70

Segway Galveston Tree Carvings Tour

Segway Galveston Tree Carvings Tour

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Cover more ground than you could on foot and explore a lesser-known artistic side to Galveston during this in-depth tree sculpture Segway tour. Ideal for first-time visitors or those looking for a new perspective on Galveston, listen as your local guide tells you more about the carvings than most travelers get to learn.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.84
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$66.84

The Haunted Graveyard Tour

The Haunted Graveyard Tour

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Join us as we take a moonlit stroll through the oldest cemetery in Galveston. You will hear real-life ghost stories that have been passed down by generations and visit the graves of spirits, refusing to leave. The shadows are lurking and you can feel their stares the moment you enter the gates.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00

Great! Galveston Ghost Tour

Great! Galveston Ghost Tour

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The stories that you’ll hear as we venture on our 1½ hour walking Ghost Tour, past the gilded mansions and palaces are only whispered about on Galveston. People here are too afraid to open a dialog with the dead… afraid to unlock the gates of hell. We’ll unravel the horrible, scary secrets that lurk inside the ghost sanctuaries… secrets kept for the past 150 years! We have researched stacks of photographs and letters from those who won’t stay dead! We dive warily into the haunted past and uncover the reasons why this unstoppable paranormal force still grips the island. Bring your garlic, crosses and silver bullets as we descend into the ghost hunt darkness. This Ghost tour is for believers and nonbelievers alike. You’ll turn from skeptic to ghost hunter and learn about Galveston’s unparalleled and fascinating paranormal history along way. This tour is appropriate for all ages. But beware, you may have to run fast… very fast to escape the clutches of the ghosts.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$10.00
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$10.00

The Phantoms of the Strand Tour
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The Phantoms of the Strand Tour

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Join us on this 90 minute walking tour, as we trek through the alleys and stroll through the original “Wall Street of the South. Apparitions may suddenly appear in windows and you feel like you’re being watched. You will hear the tragic stories that took place on this infamous street and understand why Galveston is the most haunted city in America
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00

Mystical Seawall Tour

Mystical Seawall Tour

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After the deadliest storm in U.S history, destroyed the island, the Seawall was built over its dead to protect the city from further tragedy. Stroll the path, where thousands of lives were lost and understand why “Galveston is just a graveyard with a beach attached.” You never know what you may encounter on this tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00

Private Self-Guided and Family-Friendly Galveston Ghost Hunt

Private Self-Guided and Family-Friendly Galveston Ghost Hunt

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An excellent way to learn about Galveston's History, hauntings and spectacular mansions. And, as a self-guided App-based tour, you can do it on your schedule and maintain social distancing. Because this is SELF-GUIDED, you do not need to start at our location. Download the App from www.Galveston.VIP and contact us for the unlock code and to answer any questions.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$17.44
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$17.44

Zombie-Guided Cemetery Tour in Galveston

Zombie-Guided Cemetery Tour in Galveston

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Galveston's Original and only zombie tour! Your undead tour guide will meet at the entrance to the Old City Cemetery. Everyone will park along the road the divides the cemeteries. From there, one of our cemetery zombies will guide you to the most notorious graves in the one of the most notorious cemeteries in the country. You'll see the graves of Civil War generals, murdered Mardi Gras Queens, murderers buried with their victims, a graveyard full of plague victims, sunken mausoleums, and more! Our zombie tour guides have over a decade of experience with make-up FX, from working with haunted houses to working in the film industry, as well as an infinite knowledge of Galveston's haunted history. Not only do these zombies put the "FUN" in funeral, but they could also teach a history class!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00
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$20.00

Dark of the Moon Ghost Tour and Red Light District combined. Awesome adventure
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Dark of the Moon Ghost Tour and Red Light District combined. Awesome adventure

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Galveston is the most haunted island in the world and was home to the largest Red Light District for over 70 years. Dark of the Moon tour combines the highlights of our popular and highest rated tours Ghost on the Strand and Historic tours to have awesome adventure for adults only.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00

Zombie Guided Ghost Tour of The Strand in Galveston

Zombie Guided Ghost Tour of The Strand in Galveston

You will be escorted by a Zombie-Tour Guide through the historic Strand District of Galveston. Unlike a lot of other tour operators, our tour specializes in providing an experience, rather than a walking history lesson. Our tour, as well, covers the entire Strand, not just small sections of it. Our Zombie-guides are experts in making the tour as entertaining as possible. We understand that we are apart of your Galveston experience and definitely aim to be a memorable part of your trip. Easily one of the most rapidly-growing and best reviewed tours on the island, our tour is easily the creepiest, most intriguing and, at times, hilarious ghost tour on the island.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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$30.00

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What people are saying about Historical Tours in Galveston

star-5
Historic Port, Pirates and Architecture Bus Tour
"Great and informative. Would definitely book again! JR was knowledgeable and pointed out some cool extra things we came across."..."
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Historic Galveston Ghost Tour
"Incredible experience. Loved our guide... great history. Will definitely go on The Strand Ghost Tour as well after enjoying this one."..."
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Galveston Red Light District Tour
"Our tour guide was awesome! Learned so much history of Galveston that we had no idea. Definitely better for adults than children. Our tour guide was so friendly and gave us so much extra information."..."
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Ghost Bus Tour in Galveston
"Selena was awesome, I really enjoyes going around Galveston and it's a great option for thosr who can't walk around for a long time like the other tours."..."
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Al's Authentic Paranormal Excursion Tour
"Great tour. Told us stories about the history of the area. Answered all our question and looked out for our safety. I would recommend this tour."..."
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Storm on the Strand Ghost Tour
"Great tour, Nicki was a wonderful guide! The last picture, my husband took as she was telling us we were standing on a mass grave! We were not expecting that! Had a really good time and definitely recommend going."..."
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Ghost On the Strand Ghost Tour
"This was our second tour with Historic Galveston Ghost Tours. Both of our guides were incredible... Noel in the Boneyard and John on The Strand. Easily the best time of our week. Highly recommend... great mix of Galveston history and paranormal stories."..."
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Spooky Strand Ghost Tour
"Very enjoyable Captain Jack is not only knowledgeable but that’s a good attitude and sense of humor."..."
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Galveston's Haunted Cemetery Walking Tour
"Our guide Minow (spelling?) was excellent! Very knowledgeable and very entertaining. Will definitely book again."..."
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Galveston Island Ghost Tour
"It was fun educational and our tour guide was very helpful if anyone had any questions and is the cat really 100 years old"..."
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E-bike Island Adventure Tour
"Excellent and informative tour by Rob. The bikes are so fun and fast when needed. From biking by the sea to stopping at interesting historical sights along the way for quick histories, this tour has it all. Don’t miss it!"..."
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Segway Galveston Magical History Tour
"We had a great time riding the Segways and with our tour guide! He is very knowledgeable about the island and its history. This tour is such a fun and unique way to explore Galveston!"..."
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Historic Hurricane and Tree Sculpture Bus Tour in Galveston
"It was a fantastic tour about the hurricanes that have hit Galveston. Tree scuptures were fun to see. David was awesome, loved his humor! Great tour for history and building of the seawall. Yes we would recommend this tour."..."
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Great! Galveston Ghost Tour
"Our tour guide was awesome. I can’t remember his name :( but glasses and beard. Super knowledgeable, genuine and gave a great history of the sites. I thought it might be cheesy but it wasn’t at all! Very interesting!"..."
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The Phantoms of the Strand Tour
"RACHEL was an AMAZING tour leader. The stories of the Belmont, the Tremont, Isaac Cline and the original Grand Opera House, the Storm of 1900, all came to life on her tour."..."
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Mystical Seawall Tour
"Alex was an excellent guide! He gave us a lot of history and personal experiences. This is a very great tour thats different from the other tours available (although they are good too!!) Highly recommend adding this tour to your to do list while visiting Galveston! Thanks Alex!"..."
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Zombie-Guided Cemetery Tour in Galveston
"loved it and enjoyed the history of people in galvaston and our tour guide was great he was fun and nice"..."

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