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Fort Jackson & Bonaventure

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Stop At: Gray Line Savannah, 223 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401-4200

Join us for a half day tour of 2 of the city’s most popular attractions outside of the historic district.

Stop At: Old Fort Jackson, 1 Fort Jackson Rd, Savannah, GA 31404-1039

Old Fort Jackson, one of Georgia’s oldest standing brick fortifications dating back to the early 1800’s, a National Historic Landmark, and only a 10-minute drive from downtown. Old Fort Jackson offers a fun-filled experience which includes a daily cannon firing, re-enactments, artifacts and beautiful views along the Savannah River. Following the fort tour, visit famous Paula Deen’s new restaurant, The Creek House, for lunch on your own.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Bonaventure Cemetery, 330 Bonaventure Rd, Savannah, GA 31404-3295

Following lunch, the day continues to Bonaventure Cemetery to learn about the lives of notable inhabitants like Academy Award-winning songwriter Johnny Mercer, Georgia’s first governor Edward Telfair, philanthropist Mary Telfair, as well as the tragic tales of poet Conrad Aiken and Gracie Watson. The Cemetery walk meanders under moss draped oaks and along the bluff of the Wilmington River. Bonaventure Cemetery, dating back to 1846, is one of the most beautiful cemeteries known.

Duration: 2 hours
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Departure Point
301 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
Departure Time
10:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Complimentary pick up and return to Savannah's Historic District Hotels.
  • Entry/Admission - Gray Line Savannah
  • Entry/Admission - Old Fort Jackson
  • Entry/Admission - Bonaventure Cemetery
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Parking fees at Savannah Visitors Center *(FREE 1st hour & $1.00 each hour following
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 11 August 2019

We really enjoyed visiting Fort Jackson. The ruins were presented in an educational fashion, with attendants willing to answer any question. If you go to the fort, I would recommend that you visit in the early morning if you view it in the summer. It...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank gator142
CarolynAtKellyTours, Public Relations Manager at Gray Line Savannah, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2019

Hi, gator142! Thank you for your review and book recommendation. We're delighted to hear that the excursion was fulfilling for you in terms of historical content. We hope you visit again!

Reviewed 28 May 2019 via mobile

This was a partial day tour to Fort Jackson and Bonaventure Cemetery. Dennis, our guide, made the trip worthwhile. He had so much information you would never know if you toured on your own. I would recommend this tour to anyone visiting Savannah. Both are...More

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CarolynAtKellyTours, Public Relations Manager at Gray Line Savannah, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2019

Hi! Thank you so much for your thoughtful review. Dennis is awesome, isn't he? He knows everything about Savannah! Thanks again for taking time to respond and we hope you visit Savannah again, soon!

Reviewed 9 March 2019

Dennis was our tour guide and he started us off with some of the history of Savannah. We drove our way through the historical district, making our way to Fort Jackson where we were able to get some of the history of the old fort....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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GenFuller, Public Relations Manager at Gray Line Savannah, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2019

Thank you so much for the great review! We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and recommend our tour. We’re so happy you enjoyed your day with Dennis, and we agree, he is very informative and really knows his history! We...More

Reviewed 20 August 2018

My husband and I took this tour last week and thoroughly enjoyed it. Our driver and tour guide, Dennis, was very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable and it was a pleasure chatting with him and learning about what we were seeing. Paula Deen's restaurant was great,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Gen F, Public Relations Manager at Gray Line Savannah, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words, Paige! We're so glad you enjoyed your tour with Dennis and your stop at Paula Deen's restaurant! We appreciate you taking the time to share your expereince and recommend us! We hope you had a great stay...More

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