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Savannah Walking History Tours by Steve Ellis

8993 Ferguson Ave, Savannah, GA 31406-6319
+1 912-631-1004
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Steve nailed it... that man knows everything about Savannah.

Our tour with Steve was a pleasure. His knowledge was incredible, including some real curve ball... read more

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Reviewed April 24, 2017
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As a 4th generation Savannahian, former city firefighter, and the great grandson of a founding Park & Tree Commissioner, Steve Ellis has a passion for the history of his native city and many years of experience as a tour guide. Choose one of three 90-minute walking tours in Savannah's beautiful historic district: "The First Six Squares: The Oglethorpe Era," "King Cotton, Slavery and the Civil War," or an evening "Pirate Pub Crawl." $25 for adults, with discounts for groups, children and during winter.
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8993 Ferguson Ave, Savannah, GA 31406-6319
+1 912-631-1004

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour with Steve was a pleasure. His knowledge was incredible, including some real curve ball questions from us. (It shows that he's fourth generation Savannah resident). Engaging and funny too. Highly recommended. Be sure to ask him whether Eli Whitney made money from the...More

Thank shkryger1
Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

We've been on walking/ghost/Segway tours all over the world. This walking tour of historic Savannah was simply the best. Steve's detailed knowledge and sense of humour entertained us all morning and with a few hint of where to go to drink and dine Many thanks...More

Thank Phil-I-am61
Reviewed March 16, 2017

It's important to know that Steve Ellis is an 8th Generation Savannahian. Consequently his tours are peppered with personal insights and research that he's done over many years. We had a wonderful 2-hour strolling visit with Savannah and Steve, which added depth to the hop...More

Thank Katkin52
Reviewed February 20, 2017

On a school trip with 55 teenagers, we booked a walking tour through the gorgeous city of Savannah. The guide was responsive and lively. A lot of details about the Civil War. The tour lasts 1h30 and goes through most of the 24 squares that...More

Thank Virginie R
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Really like how steve made the tour historical also not just about ghosts. Well worth the time and money

Thank jhudrick
Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

I have been to Savannah at least six times and have probably done 3 or 4 different types of tours, and Steve's historical haunted tour was the best one by far. First, he is a 4th generation resident of Savannah, and his great-grandfather planted many...More

Thank yorklmd
Reviewed May 1, 2016

Steve was awesome. He is so knowledgeable and makes the tour so interesting and fun. I highly recommend booking a tour with him. We just went one of his historic tours and his knowledge of the history and the area is incredible.. I would love...More

Thank horswmn97
Reviewed March 24, 2016

Steve Ellis is amazing…a walking encyclopedia of Savannah history and culture. He is a lifelong Savannahan who is passionate about his city. We only had a day and a half in Savannah and wanted to get a fast overview of the city and its history…Check!...More

Thank williamsfabfour
Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

We had never been to Savannah, but after one 2hour and fifteen minute walking tour with Steve, we felt as though we had truly arrived. Steve is part of the fabric of this city, and not only does he know all there is to know...More

Thank Maxwell T
Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

If you do any tour in Savannah do it with this guy! My wife and I did a walking tour with Steve...his knowledge of the history of Savannah is incredible! He grew up here as did his ancestors so he really knew his stuff. He...More

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