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“Not Worth the $$$”
Review of Conch Tour Train

Conch Tour Train
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Conch Tour Train
Ranked #40 of 296 Tours in Key West
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: See the best of Key West on the tour that has been entertaining visitors since 1958. Our expert 'engineers' and friendly staff have delighted guests with the legends and tales of Ernest Hemingway, and Tennessee Williams and the stories of the pirates, Indians, wreckers and artists who called this island home. 90 minutes and over 100 points of interest. No Key West vacation is complete without the world famous Conch Tour Train.
Reviewed 19 February 2014

We were recently in Key West for a wedding and I wanted to learn more about Key West so I decided to take the Conch Tour Train. It was a major disappointment though as I didn't really learn anything about Key West that I couldn't have read in any of the free tour books you pick up on the street. While our driver was friendly, he didn't add anything other than the script he had done a good job memorizing. In my opinion, not worth the $30 per person they charge you. A better option would be one of the other tour guides / transportation services because at least you can get on and off more frequently and use them like a

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ConchTourTrain, General Manager at Conch Tour Train, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2014

I was sorry to read that you did not enjoy your tour with us. We take great pride in both our tour route and guides and am sorry your tour did not meet your expectations. We do have a 100% money back guarantee on all of our tours and attractions which you can access from the customer service area of our website.

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"hop on hop"
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"great overview"
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"lay of the land"
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"driver guide"
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"points of interest"
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"other attractions"
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"different areas"
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"hemingway house"
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"cruise ship"
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"key west history"
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"learn something"
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"history lesson"
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"first timers"
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"southernmost point"
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"mallory square"
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"white house"
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Reviewed 18 February 2014

This ride is one of the highlights that Key West offers. My family's experience on the train was unique. The driver was extremely knowledgeable and super dynamic. Laughs and plenty of interesting stories to be told.
I highly recommend this ride. It is a MUST!!!!!!!

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Reviewed 17 February 2014

i was very hesitant to take this tour due to its rather pricy ticket $30) but can only recommend the tour, if you are interested in history and fun facts about Key West. The 90min tour is worth every penny and if you have the chance to ride with BJ you should be ready for some great punch lines and laughter throughout the tour. I have not laughed that hard and felt that entertained, while being fed with interesting facts and great history nuggets.
This tour is also great, if you are only there for a couple of hours and want to get a glimpse at all of the sights in old town.
Highlight of our trip!!!

1  Thank Ashley H
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Reviewed 17 February 2014

Probably a little pricy but a great way to start your visit to Key West. The guide/drivers love to talk about their city. We jumped off and on a couple of times, toured a little and then jumped back on to finish the tour. They offer discounts for seniors, military and kids for this attraction as well as other attractions in town. As our guide said, "Never pay full price for any attraction in KW!" We got there early, before the cruise passengers and enjoyed the morning. Then have lunch on the wharf at the Raw Bar.

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Reviewed 17 February 2014

We spent several days in Key West, and the car stayed in the hotel parking lot the whole time. The Key West Conch Trains ran frequently among the many attractions and restaurants in the old town / southernmost area. We bought a multi-day pass with attractions included and avoided a lot of lines. The operators gave us more local information and history than we could have found on our own. Hop on and off all day - we had a great time!

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