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Kevin Costners Original Deadwood Tour

Deadwood, SD
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Ranked #3 of 17 Activities in Deadwood
Type: Bus tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Ebensburg, PA
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256 reviews 256 reviews
123 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Our driver, Mike, was a fountain of information and also very entertaining. This tour on an old school bus takes you through all of the sights of historic Deadwood and will provide you with an overview of things to return to for a closer look. A "don't miss".

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Wainwright, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We went on the Original Deadwood Tour outside of the Midnight Star Hotel, owned by Kevin Costner. We climbed onto an older bus (school bus), and right from the start, it was great. The driver and tour guide Dave was awesome -- the guy's just a hoot !! We were shown around the town, and stories were very humorously explained... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

As many times as I've been to Deadwood, I never took a tour of the town. While traveling this summer, a friend of mine and I took this tour and were NOT disappointed! The tour pointed out the important, historical spots and the tour guide was quite entertaining! I would recommend this tour to anyone that would like to see... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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82 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This was a total waste of money and time. The tour guide was only interested in telling us about his connection with Kevin Costner, and about being invited to his wedding. The tour bus was old, and stuffy. You could not even open the window. He stopped the bus any where he wanted to; there was no traffic. There was... More

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Tisdale, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

It was very fascinating, interesting and comical. The driver, Dave, definitely made the tour with his fun personality and insightfulness. Informed us that Kevin Costner actually visits once in a while and if you're lucky enough, you may see him one day. The tour takes you through town and into the cemetary to where Calamity Jane and Bill Hickok are... More

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Dallas, Texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Figured it would be cheesy, and it was...but was also fun. Tour guide Dave reminded me of a less-animated Jim Carrey. The tour is informative, Dave is amusing, and we enjoyed the drive into Mt. Moriah Cemetery. He pointed also out a few things in town that we didn't have on our list to "see," so that added to the... More

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Elmer NJ
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Dave was our guide on the school bus tour of Deadwood. Funny and informative guy, you get the highlights of town. I wish the actual town of Deadwood did more with the historical spots though. The places where all the history happened are either closed or very tired. The bus does NOT take you up to Mt. Moriah cemetery and... More

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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Mom dad and I pulled into town and didn't know what to do. So we found a map at the info booth on the north side of town. Then we went into town and found these tour busses we picked this one it was only 10 bucks well it was a school bus with some of the window were pulled... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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121 reviews 121 reviews
39 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Our guide may have been 3rd gen Deadwood but he needs some retraining. He rushes and slurs his words either out of some misguided attempt to get everything said or poor speech training. Most annoying was his patent dislike of the Calamity Jane myth which he had no trouble expressing. My issue is that if an illiterate woman of that... More

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Crofton MD
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23 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

meet the bus on Main St. and tour the town and Mt. Moriah Cemetary. Drive on my tour was a real personality. Kept everyone attention and kept us laughing as well as learning about Deadwood. After the tour I went to the Adams Museum because of comments by the driver. Other tours use air conditioned buses, but I liked the... More

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