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“Left us wanting more” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Explore Savannah

Explore Savannah
Savannah, GA (Yamacraw Village)
(912) 507-9144
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Ranked #2 of 140 Activities in Savannah
Type: Tours
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England
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
30 attraction reviews
Reviews in 48 cities Reviews in 48 cities
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“Left us wanting more”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We booked a half day tour with Bobby, for our first afternoon in town. And are we glad we did! Really nice, easy, relaxing time wandering around beautiful Savannah. We saw gardens and learned about homes we probably would have missed had we been walking ourselves. We met Bobby, knowing him as a tour guide, someone we'd corresponded with via email. We left feeling like we were old friends. From the booking right throughout, the whole experience was a smooth one. He takes constant pictures of you whilst walking around, which were then with us later that evening. He even sent some extra ones. Good recommendations for dinner too.

Visited May 2014
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“A fun light hearted tour!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We wanted a tour of Savannah that was entertaining and fun and Bobby fit the bill! We certainly enjoyed our time with Bobby. Being a local, he is very knowledgeable about the city. The time flew by and we learned some history and fun facts!

Visited May 2014
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South Portland, Maine
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157 reviews 157 reviews
56 attraction reviews
Reviews in 49 cities Reviews in 49 cities
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
“Personable guide but just not right for us”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I am fortunate to travel frequently and take many private tours. I find it difficult to write a less than 5 star review but ultimately my goal is to help other travelers find the guide that will work best for them. Obviously based on his #1 rating, Bobby is highly regarded by many who take his tour. They enjoy his lighthearted style of guiding. He conducts his tour with humor and a sense of familiarity; however, we would have preferred a tour that was heavy on the history of Savannah and did not rely on trying to entertain us. While said with humor, conversation was directed more often than we liked on UGA, Savannah ladies, home prices in the historic district and personal stories. Much of the private guide experience relies on the personalities matching up so this review is simply offering a different perspective and hope it helps confirm your decision to tour with Bobby or perhaps research other options that might more closely align with your personality.

Visited May 2014
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Damascus, Maryland
1 review
“Personable and So Much Fun!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

What a truly FUN experience we had on our private 2 hour walking tour with Bobby Davis! We had just picked up our son from FSU in Tally and wanted to "Explore Savannah" on our way back home north. I had read so many positive reviews of Bobby that I made sure to book him a few weeks in advance of our trip. Needless to say he did not disappoint! The combination of knowledge, humor, and love of football, made for a fabulous tour for Mom, Dad, and 18 yr old. Much appreciated were the pictures Bobby took of us along the tour, and additional tips on places to eat, drink, and visit. Can't go wrong with Bobby....highly recommend!!

Visited May 2014
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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60 reviews 60 reviews
12 attraction reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“An absolute MUST DO while in town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We selected this tour based on Trip Advisor reviews and can tell you they don't do justice to the quality of service, knowledge and humor Bobby Davis delivers! We took the half day tour and would have easily spent all day with Bobby! He made history and culture fun and enlightening. In my opinion, Bobby is a great "judge of horse flesh" and tailors his tours to the customer(s). Within 10 minutes, we "connected" and found common ground. He marked an area map with additional suggested sites to visit (if you have additional time to spend on your own). His website has a great list of eateries and he may also provide you with some feedback regarding your choices. When we are in Savannah again, we will take more tours with Bobby and IF YOU DON'T TAKE THIS TOUR, you will miss a true opportunity to Explore Savannah. By the way, if you like SEC sports, you may become "good people" on Bobby's list.......

Visited April 2014
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