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Last Chance Tours

225 N Roberts, Helena, MT
406-442-1023
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Ranked #1 of 7 activities in Helena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Trams
Owner description: This is a one hour tour of Helena including the history of Helena and Last Chance Gulch. You will see the Capital Complex, the historic homes on... more » Owner description: This is a one hour tour of Helena including the history of Helena and Last Chance Gulch. You will see the Capital Complex, the historic homes on Helena's West Side and the early day mining district. The trains depart just outside the Montana Historical Museum, which is located on the East side of the Capitol Building. « less
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sask
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We took this train tour on the advise of the Hostess at the Comfort Suites Airport it is well worth the time. The train conductor Buffalo Byron was very good and knowledgeable.

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Denver, Colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Went on the tour of Helena today with this outfit and for the $8.00 it was well worth the money. We saw, in an hour, a lot of the areas of Helena which were very interesting The people running this were very friendly and very knowledgable. The whole tour took a bit over an hour and it really was time... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I loved the Museum and Capitol grounds where I used to work summers. I loved taking the tour train and seeing how the majestic old homes are being maintained as renovated as needed. Areas that were once down in the mouth are spruced up - the walking mall was lovely, Reeders Alley and we especially loved the Mediterranean Grill there.... More

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Chatsworth, California, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This tram basically shows the entire town and interesting streets, buildings and history. The driver was an excellent host, provided tons of interesting information and stories and turned out to be the local middle school principal.

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Great Falls, MT
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87 reviews 87 reviews
16 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I've been wanting to do a Segway ride or tour for several years and finally got the chance. The owners for business are excellent to work with. Patient, informative, and very helpful. We arrived on time and they had us up and going in 15 minutes. Then off on the Segways for a tour of the town. I was surprised... More

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Nakusp
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Frankly I drove to Helena for the Capitol Building...wasn't expecting much else. Discovered this tour in our AAA Montana Guide Book and we called to see if the last tour was available, It was and so we decided to take it. It is a fantastic journey through Helena...a city with an interesting past and a great future! The tour opened... More

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Dallas, Texas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
32 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This Last Chance Tour was really nice…. The guide was very friendly, as was everyone in the City. We would drive down a street and everyone would be waving, smiling and saying Hello! I'm not sure I've ever seen that before, and I live in the South! We saw deer in peoples yards grazing… not the least bit concerned about... More

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Loveland, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We had our first experience on segways today. Our family of four booked and watched the video necessary before arriving to Helena for the history tour. After our very patient tourguide, Avone, taught us all how to ride safely, we were off! Avone took us around town, giving us history of buildings, people, and how the town became what it... More

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

What a fun time. We took the train ride around downtown Helena. The train engineer/conductor Buffalo Bryon was a fun guy yet very knowledgable about his city and it's history. An hour well spent. The only downside was a sore bum from the bumps. Very reasonable cost.

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Stilwell, Kansas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This is a fun little tram tour of Helena! You get to learn about the interesting history of the area. It is an hour long tour through the downtown area and through the mansion district. The tour through the neighborhood with the mansions is really amazing. A nice hour spent seeing the town. Anyone would enjoy this . We rode... More

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