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Discover Sarasota Tours

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Discover Sarasota Tours offers entertaining, interactive, and informative air-conditioned trolley tours of the most interesting people, intriguing places, and amazing stories that shaped Sarasota’s rich cultural past.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1826 4th St, Behind the Breakfast House just off Fruitville Road and Osprey, Sarasota, FL 34236-4205
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+1 941-260-9818
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently moved to the Sarasota area, and wanted to learn more about my new hometown. I found a fun way to explore the sites aboard a Discover Sarasota Tour trolley. First I took the "circus tour" and then the "ghost tour." Both were great...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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HistoryHunter828281, Owner at Discover Sarasota Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Giselle! We are so glad you enjoyed both tours and agree---they are a fabulous way to get to know Sarasota! Tammy

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently went on the city tour of Sarasota. Our tourguide gave our full trolley load of tourists and locals a great sense of Sarasota's rich history. As we wove through neighborhoods and back streets, we were shown landmarks, and treated to beautiful views and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank LisaDiFranza
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time on this tour. Would recommend and do again. I would recommend doing this tour in the beginning of your vacation.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank camilia96
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Sarasota for a long weekend and wanted to find out about the history of the city and discover places we wanted to visit. This trolly tour was an excellent way to do that. The trolley is enclosed and air conditioned so even...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sandra S
Tammy H, Owner at Discover Sarasota Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this descriptive and positive review! We are so glad you enjoyed the tour! We look forward to seeing you again on another one!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even thought I moved here more than five years ago, the tour exposed to me new neighborhoods and facts about the hisory of Sarasota. Our guide Steve is a native so had a wealth of info to share. Thank you for a fun time!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Lynnecohen2
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I loved this Circus tour!!! With super circus connections and knowledge of local circus history, the guide, Bob Collins, was fabulous. One of the best story tellers of any tour I've taken, anywhere! Comfortable trolley with good airco. The trolley driver Ziggy also added to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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HistoryHunter828281, Owner at Discover Sarasota Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you Impact Television for taking this tour with us. We appreciate your review! Tammy

Reviewed December 3, 2018

I was greeted by friendly smiles and welcomes at Discover Sarasota Tours. Free and easy parking. I took the Ringling Circus tour and was surprised at the amount of history we learned in this 90 minute tour. Bob, our tour guide, was a wealth of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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HistoryHunter828281, Owner at Discover Sarasota Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much Colette! We really appreciate your review! Tammy

Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

I just took the city tour. Sarasota is so much more than just sun, and beaches. It has a rich, and quirky history, and the tour opened up so many different opportunities to explore. There is so much art, and culture, I never knew.

Date of experience: November 2018
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HistoryHunter828281, Owner at Discover Sarasota Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 26, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We are so glad you enjoyed the tour and found out about some of our hidden treasures!

Reviewed November 13, 2018

I took the circus tour and didn't realize just how much Ringling is entrenched in Sarasota history, continuing into the present. Mr. Collins was awesome, informative, and obviously loves the circus and his city. He made me want to learn more about just how much...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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HistoryHunter828281, Owner at Discover Sarasota Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

Thank you for coming Judy and I am so glad you enjoyed the tour. We will let you know when our new Psychic Sunday Tour starts in December!

Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Sarasota is lucky to have this spectacular new attraction which provides real insight into the Ringling circus and its affect on the growth of the city and area. The trolley tour was not only informative but entertaining as our tour guide indulged in multiple stories...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Elaine S
Relax828281, Owner at Discover Sarasota Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Thank you Elaine for this wonderful review. I am so happy you and your group enjoyed our tour with Bob!

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Connie B
December 28, 2018|
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Response from discoversarasotatour | Property representative |
The daytime tours are $35 plus tax and handling fee. The nightime tours are $45 plus tax and handling and include free wine or beer. All info is on our website- Hope to see you aboard!
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MarriedinMaui
December 2, 2018|
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Response from discoversarasotatour | Property representative |
I’m so sorry for missing this question. Join the mailing list on our website to get our weekly eblasts with new tour information and monthly discounts! Tammy
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