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Review of Segway of Richmond

Segway of Richmond
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2-Hour Richmond Landmark Segway Tour
Ranked #5 of 24 Tours in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence
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Pangbourne, United Kingdom
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378 reviews
167 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2013

This was my first time on a Segway and I must admit for the first 5 minutes I hated it infact I told our guide Ashton that I wasn't going but he spent time with me a within 10 minutes I was like a pro. Ashton was very knowledgeable and a great guide, a great way to see the town

Visited October 2013
Thank Dianne W
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English first
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22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Tons of Fun!”
Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

Four of us had a fabulous morning with a fairly large group. Our instructor was very patient and clear about our Segway instruction. We had plenty of practice before we headed out on our tour. We saw many interesting things and our tour guide was knowledgeable about the areas we covered. Would love to own one!

Visited August 2013
Thank Barb S
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Mechanicsville, Virginia, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Once isn't enough”
Reviewed August 8, 2013

We 1st tried out the Segways by a Groupon. And LOVED it. Did the Canal Walk Tour/ Richmond. The 2nd time we toured Hollywood Cemetary . And felt very comfortable on them together. I think it may be more fun than Harleys ! We will do it again soon.

Visited June 2013
Thank Cary S
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Glen Allen, Virginia
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423 reviews
190 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
“So Much fun, so easy to use”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

I was apprehensive about managing one of these as I have no sense of balance but I was so surprised. We did the one hour micro tour and it began with a lesson on how to use them, how to balance and steer etc. We had a safety lesson and a practice and then we were ready for the off. There is a little bag on the front to pop you valuables in. We saw some cool graffiti art down by the canal and then went over to Browns Island. We were able to go full speed here as it was fairly quiet - 13mph - but it was such fun. We also took in the Capitol Building and Governors Mansion on the tour. Our guide was really nice and chatty. I cannot wait to book a longer trip. My godson had an awesome time. The office on East Cary is easy to find and there is plenty of parking nearby. The Trolley Tour also goes from here.

Visited June 2013
Thank galaxy148
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Webster, Texas
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107 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“More fun than hoped for!”
Reviewed July 28, 2013

My daughters, for years, have wanted to go Segwaying (not sure if that's a word or not) and on our recent trip to Richmond I was finally able to give them an opportunity to.

They were all tenuous about learning the physical mechanics of the segway, but after about 10 minutes they were all much more comfortable. I was amazed at well I could control the device after a few minutes, and felt a lot more comfortable than I thought I would.

We took the downtown Richmond tour, length approximately 1 hour. Our guide, Aston, was very knowledgeable of the history and the color of the downtown Richmond area. Some sections we had to "breeze past" as there was a soccer tournament ongoing.

Overall, it was amazingly fun for my daughters, my fiance, and I and we are all looking forward to repeating the experience!

Visited July 2013
Thank UnclTrvlngMatt
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