If you’re into the subject matter the way I am this is a must during your visit. Owner, Scott lead our Helter Skelter tour. He greeted us and was warm and welcoming. The tour was full and we were packed onto a sprinter van. The...More
Being a Death Hag, this tour was literally the first thing I had booked within hours after our arrival to LA. I was super excited to finally take a Dearly Departed Tour but that excitement quickly dwindled when our tour guild Brian kept telling his...More
I have been wanting to visit Dearly Departed and go on a tour for forever! I have been a fan of the website for so long and couldn’t believe I was finally going to meet Scott Michaels! I chose the Healter Skelter tour on a...More
Highly recommend this tour for a fun afternoon exploring the dark and sometimes grisly history of death in LA. Our tour guide was fun, outgoing and engaging. She was very knowledgeable and her ability to drive and converse at the same time was masterful. We...More
My wife was excited about this tour as she is obsessed with true crime. She wasn't disappointed. If you are expecting a tour where you have lots of stops and get out and walk around, that is not this tour. Almost the entire tour is...More
Dearly Departed Tours is one of the absolute best tours covering Los Angeles. Yes, they offer a glimpse of the deathly side of Los Angeles, but with a mix of humor added and a huge amount of Hollywood trivia, you will leave this almost three-hour...More
Some enjoyable tidbits but the rather flippant commentary (comedy?) on violence, nearly all of which was against women, was a put off.
Very interesting. I live in LA and still learned a lot about my city’s history, not just the murders
Thank you very much, Karin. I appreciate it! Scott
The tour guide was very friendly, and its not his fault however you dont get to visit half of the places listed on the tour. The van they tour you in is too heavy and by law they cannot drive by many places you would...More
Hello Aaron. We take what we do very seriously, your review concerns me. What specifically was listed that you expected to see on the tour? Where did you see it? Some information out there is quite old and we constantly updating our route. We have...More
Lots of relics and momentos from past deaths, but the tour had more than expected, having driven by some celebrity homes and landmarks, and time spent in Westwood Village Memorial cemetery.
Thank you very much!