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Treasure Isle Tour Train

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Address: 2500 Seawall Blvd, 25th and Seawall, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-7956
Phone Number: +1 409-221-0282
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History of Galveston !!!

Wanted to do this tour in June of 2015 but it was cancelled due to the rain. Labor day 2016 weekend tried again, was successful. My friend and I enjoyed the tour. Learned a lot... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 September 2016
JAG1967
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Hackberry, Louisiana
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Hackberry, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Wanted to do this tour in June of 2015 but it was cancelled due to the rain. Labor day 2016 weekend tried again, was successful. My friend and I enjoyed the tour. Learned a lot about Galveston that I didn't know. The guide was very informative and told us jokes while doing the tour. Learned Galveston had many "first" things... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

This 1 1/2 hr tour was very interesting. Starting with the seawall, going through the historical district looking at beautiful homes, then down to Harborside. Driver was very friendly and knowledgeable - - - He threw in a few fun facts and jokes.. Worth the $10 for sure.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

We had a great time and Dave, our tour guide, was quite humorous and very educational. We learned a lot about the history of Galveston and WE ARE LOCALS! We had two small children, 3 and 4 years old, that were kept entertained the full hour and a half. It is the cheapest price out of all the tours on... More 

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Thank Amyaintnolove
New Baltimore, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

A great way to see and get information on Galveston. The tour focuses on the many beautiful historic homes and buildings. The driver provided interesting information along the way. We got on this tour next the Pleasure Pier, and the price was $10. Very reasonable.

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Thank GennyfromtheD
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

We took the Treasure Isle Tour...an open sided trolley pulled by a jeep...and had a wonderful time. The driver's knowledge of the history of Galveston was remarkable, with a nice bit of humour mixed in. The winding tour showed us a vast number of the city's grand old mansions, as well as the birthplaces of many of the businesses that... More 

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Thank Sunnytoes54
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

I learned some new facts on the tour that I hadn't know about Galveston and that is nice. A few too much pointing out of trees that had been cut after Ike and turned into statues.

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Thank Elizabeth F
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

It's not a train......but was fun anyway. We did this tour on arrival and it was a very good way of getting our bearings. The tour lasted almost 2 hours, and we got to see a lot of the city, including the sea wall, beautiful homes, the tree sculptures ,down town and the port as well as the main landmarks.... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Not exactly a train (that's a good thing). Excellent tour of old downtown, shipyard, and architecture of Galveston.

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Thank tcat007
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Loved this tour. We took first one of the morning. Guide was very informative. He shared about the changes island went through from early days to now. The history of houses that have survived so many storms and how they continue to thrive today is great. It is priced to fit any budget. Loved seeing the history and helped to... More 

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Thank Tammy B
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

Tour is a relaxing way to see some of the historical sites and homes. also give you a nice little Galveston history lesson! Tour guide was entertaining and interesting.

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