2 ½ hoursStart time
10:00am and 2:00pmMeeting Point
The tour departs from South Beach-210 10th Street Miami Beach FL 33139.
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
The tour ends at the starting point
Discover the retro fabulous Art Deco hotels of Miami, reminders of a golden age of luxury and hedonism. See the beaches, the trendy bars and the beautiful people.
Bowl along effortlessly on your electric vehicle as your guide points out top attractions such as the Bass Museum of Art, the Holocaust Memorial, Versace mansion, and the famous Lincoln Road outdoor mall.
It’s the most relaxing way to explore glamorous South Beach.
Glide easily through stylish South Beach on the Miami South Beach Art Deco Segway Tour. The tour starts from South Beach-210 10th Street Miami Beach FL 33139.
The Segway PT (personal transporter) is a two-wheeled, self-balancing electric vehicle. This tour offers the newest Segway on the market, the i2, which is safe, easy to ride and guaranteed to put a smile on your face.
You will meet your bilingual guide (English and Spanish) and will be issued with your Segway and safety helmet. You can practise using the machine before the start of the tour.
Set off with your guide along a route that takes you through the famous Art Deco district of South Beach, the world’s largest collection of Deco architecture. You will see the great hotels painted in pastel colors, some curved like cruise ships and embellished with portholes, others strictly rectilinear. All are reminders of a by-gone era of luxury and escapism.
Your guide will show you Casa Casuarina, also known as the Versace House. This 1930s mansion was fashion designer Gianni Versace’s South Beach home and it was here that he was shot point blank in July 1997. The house is now a fabulously expensive and exclusive private members’ club.
You will ride past Lincoln Road Mall, a seven-block shopping mecca that combines the best of 1930s architecture with trendy shopping, eclectic antique stores, avant-garde art galleries and vibrant nightlife.
And you will see the poignant Holocaust Memorial. Centerpiece of the Memorial is a 42-foot bronze arm reaching up out of the ground. It is inscribed, as if tattooed, with a serial number like those applied to concentration camp prisoners. The names of Holocaust victims are inscribed on a black granite wall at the site.
You will pass the Bass Art Museum, an important cultural destination with collections including everything from Renaissance to contemporary art.
The 2½ hour tour ends back at the starting point.
Please call the activity operator at least 48 hours prior to start of the tour to check the weather forecast and reconfirm departure details.
For your safety, please wear a helmet while riding.
Please ride safely and obey the rules of the road at all times.
The tour goes ahead provided the weather is favorable. The hurricane season from August to November is the time when conditions may force a postponement. If your tour is cancelled you will get a refund or your trip will be rescheduled.
The Segway is not appropriate for pregnant women or children under 12, but is suitable for almost anyone else from 12 up to 70 years of age. However, riders must have complete use of their left hand and the ability to make motions such as climbing and descending stairs without assistance. Also, the Segway is not appropriate for those weighing under 100 pounds (45 kilos) or over 250 pounds (113 kilos)
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
The Segway PT (personal transporter) is a two-wheeled, self-balancing electric vehicle. Computers and motors in the base of the device keep the Segway PT upright. Users lean forward to go forward, lean back to go backward, and turn by using a ‘Lean Steer’ handlebar, leaning it left or right. Segway PTs are driven by electric motors at up to 12 mph. Gyroscopic sensors are used to detect tilting of the device which indicates a departure from perfect balance. Motors driving the wheels are commanded as needed to bring the PT back into balance
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