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“Most exhilarating, fun, history snipets tour we enjoyed buzzing around in this bright Yellow tri-wheeled GO Car!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of GoCar Tours Miami - CLOSED

GoCar Tours Miami
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Owner description: The Storytelling Car. GPS-Guided tours of Miami Beach in English or Spanish. Turn-by-turn directions, stories and history. The most fun and exhilerating way to explore the city!
Springfield, Missouri
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6 attraction reviews
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“Most exhilarating, fun, history snipets tour we enjoyed buzzing around in this bright Yellow tri-wheeled GO Car!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2012

Go Car was such a fun way to tour all over Miami... Johnny was very friendly and very good to give us super easy operating instructions...The Go Car turn by turn directions accompanied by spinets of history and interesting facts as we passed each point of interest, surpassed our expectations. The volume and clarity of the self-guided tour is exemplary - very good over road noise. Our 3hr ride went by all too fast...we even had time to park and take in the Jewish Memorial Museum as suggested in the tour. We saw a variety of neighborhoods and shopping areas... we blew our horn... we waved ...and turned other tourists heads! Loved seeing the Jackie Gleason Theatre and Lincoln Rd shopping and dining hot spots.

Visited January 2012
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
mattapoisett, ma
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291 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
“Terrible customer service!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2012

Make sure you make reservations directly with the franchaise owner. We made reservation with GoCar headquarters in San Francisco and when we arrived for our full day GoCar tour they said they did not have our reservations but could accomodate us the next day. The next day we arrived and the cars were not there. We had to wait for an hour for them to arrive. When they did arrive one did not have oil in it and the other did not have a GPS that worked. They told us to wait for them to come fix it. It took the technician 1/2 hour to get to us. This is a fun tour but they only have a few cars and they are in terrible condition. Make sure to check that everything works before you get in. If there is any lights on or if the GPS is slow to start make sure they fix it before you leave their store.

Visited December 2011
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fun way to see Miami Beach!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2012

Had a great time on this tour. Joseph was very helpful in getting us ready to take our car out. He took extra time with us because he could see I was a little cautious and confused as to how it all worked. Fun way to see a city in a new way and for the most part all traffic-both car traffic and foot traffic-really seemed to enjoy that we were sharing the road with them and got a kick out of the fun little car. I would plan on a full three hours to complete the tour. Also plan on taking about 20-30minutes to get used to driving this type of "car". One word of warning: it vibrates pretty heavily and you will feel it the entire time. Other than that, what a great time! Definitely recommend!

Visited November 2011
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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Be sure this is what you want”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2011

We rented two cars (two adults and one teen) for the one hour tour. With insurance $130. The staff we dealt with were friendly and efficient. With December temps (low 80s) it was pleasant.

Although my GPS did not give out (as mentioned in other reviews), the narration and navigation only work when you are on the tour route. Our two drivers immediately got lost and separated and never saw each other again. Because of the speed you should be traveling (15-20 mph), the narration is not very detailed. ("The X Hotel, on your right, was featured in the movie 'X'," and then you're on to the next).

When I strayed onto busier (multi-lane) roads, I did not feel safe, as regular vehicles do not appreciate the GoCar pace. I can't imagine taking the 3 hour tour that goes outside the Art Deco area.

If you just want to scoot around for a while and get a glimpse of the Art Deco hotels and have lots of other tourists gawk and wave, this is a fun tour for you. If you want to have a real architectural tour or explore off-route, you will probably not be satisfied.

Visited December 2011
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Homestead
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Awesome, felt like a star”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2011

These little cars are cool. They are very informative but what we loved the most was the attention you get while driving around. If your comming to south beach, this is a must.

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