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St Petersburg Segway Nature Tour

  • 2.5-hour Segway nature tour of St Petersburg
  • Learn about local nature and wildlife from your knowledgeable guide (audio headset available)
  • Cruise along the Tampa Bay seawall to see palm trees and view manatees in their natural habitat
St Petersburg Segway Nature Tour
From US$69.99
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St Petersburg Segway Nature Tour
From US$69.99
Experience St. Petersburg, Fla. like never before on this educational and entertaining 2.5-hour guided, small-group Segway nature tour. Learn about the Sunshine City’s nature and wildlife on a loop around the Tampa Bay seawall. See manatees and dolphins in their natural habitat. Visit the Sunken Gardens, a botanical paradise and St. Petersburg's oldest living museum and more. Guided Segway training, helmet and safety equipment and bottled water are included. Dress in weather-appropriate clothes with flat, closed-toed shoes.
What to Expect
There are walking tours and there are bus tours, but this unique Segway tour provides an entirely new perspective on the city of St. Petersburg, Fla.

Riding on a Segway isn’t difficult, but it’s important to know how to maneuver one, especially gliding around a city like St. Petersburg. So this tour begins at the Tampa Bay seawall at North Straub Park with a brief but thorough training session to make sure everyone feels comfortable and knowledgeable about their Segway. Additionally, all passengers must weight between 100 and 300 pounds to participate. A helmet and safety equipment, plus bottled water and an audio headset are provided.

With the training out of the way, it’s time to hit the open road.

On this 1-hour Segway tour around St. Petersburg, cruise through the Gizella Kopsick Palm Arboretum, where there are more than 500 palms and cycads representing some 150 species from around the world. Stop along the bay to learn about and watch manatees in their natural habitat.

Visit the Sunken Gardens, a botanical paradise in the midst of the hustle of the city and St. Petersburg's oldest living museum. This four-acre, 100-year-old garden is home to some of the oldest tropical plants in the region — over 500 species of tropical and subtropical plants amidst pools and cascading waterfalls. There are more than 50,000 tropical plants and flowers in all.

Finally, return to North Straub Park to conclude the tour.
Reviews (22)
1 - 5 of 17 reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2018
Great fun

Went with wife and two daughters. The tour was great fun and proved good value for money. A combination of being informative and fun.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Plymouth9
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile
Superb outing

This was a fantastic trip and extremely good value. Louisa, our guide was lovely and knew so much about the area, nature and the Sunken Garden. We used the Segways for the first time and although we were a little apprehensive it was well explained...More

1  Thank Harleybeano
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Doo was, quite simply stated, amazing. A calm, encouraging, patient instructor when helping people get their Segway wheels under them...An informative, thoughtful, safe host on the tour...And the immense knowledge she shared in the walking tour of the Sunken Gardens was just more than I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank liquidphoto1
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Louisa was a fantastic guide! After 15 minutes practise, we were all proficient in Segway handling and what a brilliant way to explore some fascinating parts of St. Pete’s including the magical ‘Sunken Gardens’. Our kids are 12 & 13 and they enjoyed every second...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank uniella
Reviewed 9 July 2018
Lots of fun on the Segway!

We had a great time on the Segways and we loved every minute of it! The tour was filled with great information and the scenery was breathtaking!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tony W
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