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“brilliant fun” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Exeter Segway Smiles Devon

Exeter Segway Smiles Devon
Escot Estate & Escot Country Park, Ottery St. Mary EX11 1LU, England
01392 590 054
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Type: Segway Tours
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Owner description: Segway Smiles Devon is a Segway Authorised Dealer and Segway Authorised Tour operator. They offer a range of fantastic Segway Tours and experiences on Segway Personal Transporters in Exeter, Devon, in the UK .A variety of guided tours have been designed to provide an enjoyable experience for first-timers and experienced Segway PT riders.All tours take place in a woodland environment on board Segway x2 Personal Transporters - the most fun of all of the available Personal Transporters.
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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“brilliant fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We were lucky enough to be the only two people on a tour this morning (many other places may have cancelled due to lack of interest - especially on a Friday morning at the end of September!).

We were kitted out with safety equipment (something we'd not been given, other than a helmet, when taking part before elsewhere) then taken to a practise area - a safety briefing given before even handling the segway, then as much practical experience as necessary to ensure our safety & that of the segway before being taken out on our tour. This gave us every confidence in our instructors capabilities & professionalism.

We had a great time, had some laughs, a couple of falls (our own fault & no serious harm done - except to egos!) and an exhilarating ride - thank you Neil.

Visited September 2013
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“WI does Segway!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

A thoroughly enjoyable morning spent with Segway Smiles. We were a small group of ladies most of whom had never ventured onto a Segway before. The training and safety briefing was thorough and conducted at our pace and with patience and humour though out.

For a complete novice I would say that the hour is enough. If you have Seg'd before then you may find the trail a little short. It was great fun and through lovely woodland and estate tracks and followed by tea & cakes in the cafe (well we are WI - there's always cake ).

Overall, well run and good value.

Visited September 2013
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“Great fun!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Went here as part of a work group and chose to do the Segway Olympics before going out for a meal. It was a mixed age/sex group with some younger members of staff as well as a few 'maturer' ones that went. The instructor spent a short amount of time going through the controls and the health and safety aspect of the Segways before giving us a few minutes of one to one on the basics of standing on and off, turning it and moving forwards etc. The instructor did a fantastic job of putting up with us. We were not on our best behavior but he took it all in his stride. We were all very nervous to start with and one or two were shaking when they first got off but after about the third time everyone was loving it. The worst part was getting off! The races were great fun and the competitive streak came out in us all. We have never laughed so much! The rain certainly didn't spoil our fun and wee will definitely be going back again.

Visited September 2013
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Axminster, United Kingdom
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“Daughter's birthday treat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Having been given a Segway safari by my parents for his birthday, husband thoroughly enjoyed his visit. We decided to give an hour's trip to our 11 year old for her birthday (in the company of Dad who wanted another go!) - what a great decision! Safety is paramount with a test time prior to the safari and everyone had one on one time. The only disappointment was that the safari part didn't seem to last long enough for my two!
Thank you!

Visited September 2013
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“Great Family Fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We booked the segways for our sons birthday.
All 4 of us were quite nervous before we arrived,
but we were soon put at ease when Mark showed us how to control them.
From the time we arrived we found the staff to be helpful and nothing was too much trouble.
we went on the extreme safari, and enjoyed the whole experiance.
Can't wait to go again!!!!!!!!!!.

Visited September 2013
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