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Tuesday 10am Jacksonville History tour, Thursday 10am Art & Architecture tour and Friday 8pm River City Haunts ghost tour. Both Tues/Thurs tours go into the secret underground tunnels; the buildings we enter are like characters you meet along the...more
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2 Independent Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32202-5058
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All reviews great tour bank vault tallest building andrew jackson highly recommend this tour locals and visitors ad lib tour today art scene underground vaults behind the scenes an excellent guide great downtown rich history grade field trip city streets to do list
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful Lady Dea Verlin is a excellent tour guide. I enjoyed the tour with some amazing children with their parents. I learned so much and Dea was very knowledgeable and kind and made the tour fun. Thank you Dea and my The Lord bless you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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JagsAndGiants, Owner at Jacksonville Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We greatly appreciate the Review. Dea is very passionate about Jacksonville and is great with communicating with people of all ages. So happy to hear how much you enjoyed our tour and our city.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour focused on art and architecture on Thurs Dec. 27. Pam Zambetti was interesting and knowledgeable. We walked all over downtown Jacksonville, starting at the Jacksonville Landing. We went into a small gallery, Southlight I did not know existed. She was very passionate about...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

Gary organized a very fun, engaging, and informative tour of Jacksonville for our group event. He has an incredible depth of knowledge of our area's history, and knows how to tell a story. It is amazing what you don't know about your own neighborhood and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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JagsAndGiants, Owner at Jacksonville Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2018

Thank you for the Review. We greatly appreciate it. Yes, we often do group tours and the most fun we have is personalizing it for our guests.

Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

This tour was incredible. Very informative. Lots of surprise facts about the rich history of Jacksonville. The tour guide was extremely eager to answer all questions. Fun for the whole family. A must do in Jacksonville.

Date of experience: August 2018
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JagsAndGiants, Owner at Jacksonville Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

We greatly appreciate the Review. Lots of families take the tour...there is something for everybody.

Reviewed December 10, 2018

What a great tour led by the fabulous Gary Sass!! I learned quite a bit I didn't know about my hometown...thank you Gary for your knowledge and passion!!

Date of experience: December 2018
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JagsAndGiants, Owner at Jacksonville Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2018

It is my pleasure to serve the Downtown Jacksonville community. I say everyone should take your lead and learn something about their hometown. We greatly appreciate the Review.

Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

The tour of underground Jacksonville was very educational. Gary knows his history, and he makes it fun as well as enjoyable. MJ

Date of experience: December 2018
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JagsAndGiants, Owner at Jacksonville Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2018

Thank You for the Review! We really enjoyed hosting your group. Lifework Leadership was a private group tour which we accommodate anytime Monday - Friday on our regular route which goes inside of buildings including the secret tunnels.

Reviewed November 24, 2018

Think you know everything about Jacksonville? Well, if you take this walking tour, you are almost certain to learn something about Jacksonville you did not know. The tour includes visiting an old vault in a tunnel. I recommend the tour if for nothing more than...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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JagsAndGiants, Owner at Jacksonville Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018

We appreciate you taking the time to write a Review. Yes, the old vaults are a hit with locals. The banks sure kept it a secret. We will work harder to get those much needed Excellent reviews.

Reviewed November 21, 2018

This was a great tour. I highly recommend it for people who want to learn more about Jacksonville, especially the very interesting underground tunnels!

Date of experience: November 2018
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JagsAndGiants, Owner at Jacksonville Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2018

We greatly appreciate the Review. Yes, the secret tunnels are a big draw. If we can grow the tour program, we can extend the tunnels to more buildings. Your support helps.

Reviewed November 20, 2018

What a cool way to spend a rainy Tuesday morning. My wife and I booked this tour last summer to learn more about our home town. We were not disappointed. Gary was great- tons of knowledge and local flavor, although we learned almost as much...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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JagsAndGiants, Owner at Jacksonville Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2018

We greatly appreciate the Review! Yes, we encourage questions so we personalize the tour to cover what people are most interested in. Our parent company is "AdLib" Tours so we reserve the right to change the stories based on the group interest. That is what...More

Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

The vaults are certainly interesting! But the tour guide is the real winner here! Very informative!!

Date of experience: November 2018
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JagsAndGiants, Owner at Jacksonville Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2018

We greatly appreciate the Review! You are too kind. We all strive to deliver the best tour possible and personalize as much as we can to entertain our guests.

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Lacey F
August 16, 2018|
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Response from JagsAndGiants | Property representative |
$20/adult, $6/child ages 5-12. Just pay cash to the tour guide before the tour starts. We also have discounted group rates and do private tours. Thank you for asking.
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Annette505050
January 14, 2018|
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Response from JagsAndGiants | Property representative |
Every Thurs 10am, is our regular "Art & Architecture" walking tour. So Thurs Jan 25th is a regular scheduled tour, we meet at 9:45am at the bottom of the escalators inside of Jacksonville Landing. Jan 26th is a Friday, we do... More
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lorn232000
July 15, 2017|
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Response from ValerieBenn | Reviewed this property |
Only on Tues & Thur mornings. Most stops are inside businesses that are not open on weekend. Fast pace & distance traveled might be too much for some.
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