Savannah is Georgia’s oldest city — and with that distinction comes so much history, culture, beauty, and maybe even a few ghosts!
To really get an idea how wonderful and unique Savannah really is, you absolutely must take one of these Savannah tours (or two or three)! Savannah has food tours, sightseeing tours, bike tours, walking tours, Segway tours, ghost tours, city tours, and cemetery tours — just to name a few!
If you want to learn all about Savannah’s history — or maybe go on a pub crawl — this Georgia town’s got it! Here’s a list of our favorite ways to tour this historic town.
Savannah Tours Pass
Savannah has so much beauty to see, and so much history to learn about — you may not even know where to start!
Enter the Savannah Tours Pass! This pass will get you into 30+ top attractions at a great price. And you don’t have to plan — just relax, have fun, show your pass, and see everything the Savannah has to offer!
You can choose between the 1-, 2-, or 3-day pass, and it includes a mobile pass and map so you can easily get started exploring this historic city.
With the Savannah Tours Pass, you can take part in some of the city’s most popular tours including the Riverboat Cruise, the Hop On Hop Off Trolley Tour, and a Carriage Tour. Admission to local historic sites and museums is also included.
This pass is a great deal, and saves you up to 55%. You’ve got nothing to lose, except the excitement of figuring out what to do or where to go!
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Duration: Valid 1-3 days
Savannah Riverboat Cruise
The Savannah Sightseeing Riverboat Cruise is so unique, it gets its own section! The Savannah Riverboat Cruise offers a variety of start times and durations, so you’re sure to find one that works with your schedule, interests, and budget!
The cruise starts right on River Street, where you’ll board the riverboat. Some of the cruises are narrated, so you can learn more about Georgia’s “First City” while taking in the sights from the Savannah River.
Seating includes a climate-controlled indoor cabin, with windows all around for viewing. There are also benches on the upper decks, and an open-air patio for prime viewing.
Learn more about the city on the Sightseeing Cruise, or enjoy a Lunch, Brunch, or Dinner Cruise! Sunset and Moonlight Cruises are also available.
A cash bar is available on all cruises!
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Duration: 1.5 hours (approximately)
Savannah Trolley Tours
You know what’s fun about trolleys? Everything! Hop on board and learn all about what makes Savannah so beautiful.
Historic Hop On, Hop Off Trolley Tour of Savannah
The Old Savannah Tours tour company offers a Historic Hop On, Hop Off Trolley Tour and I can personally attest that it is amazing!
I’ve done this tour with my kids, and it was a blast! Once you start your trolley tour, you can hop off at any of their 15 stops at must-see Savannah locations. You can hop off at all of them, or one of them — totally up to you! Once you hop off, you can explore the location to your heart’s content, and when you’re ready to leave, another trolley will be arriving soon so you can just hop on and continue your tour.
We wrote all about this amazing tour in our article, 19+ Things To Do in Savannah Ga With Kids: Your Brilliant Guide to a Stress-Free Vacation.
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Duration: Up to 7.5 hours (but it’s up to you!)
Old Town Trolley Tours
Old Town Trolley Tours offers a 1-day Hop On, Hop Off Trolley Tour that will get you to some of Savannah’s most popular locations!
This trolley tour also features 15 stops, and you are free to hop off (and then hop back on) at any or all of them! Stops include Forsyth Park, the Juliette Gordon Lowe House, Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, City Market, River Street, and more!
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Duration: 1-8 hours
Hysterical History of Savannah: Trolley Comedy Tour
Take a ride on the funny side on this Hysterical History of Savannah: Trolley Comedy Tour. Spice up your trip to Savannah with this comedy show on wheels. Join your driver and your tour guide for a roast of nearly 300 years of Savannah’s history.
This enjoyable and family-friendly trolley tour takes you on a journey through historic locations, while providing plenty of hilarious anecdotes from your cheery and knowledgeable tour guide. Perfect for visitors of all ages, this tour is sure to provide an enjoyable time for everyone!
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Duration: 1.5 hours
Savannah is Georgia’s oldest town, so it only makes sense it would be home to some amazingly beautiful and historic cemeteries that you’ve just got to see.
Bonaventure Cemetery Walking Tour
Join a Walking Tour of Bonaventure Cemetery, a world-famous cemetery in Savannah, Georgia. During this tour, focus on the history of the cemetery and the people buried inside. Get to know some of the most famous residents including Little Gracie, Conrad Aiken, Johnny Mercer, and more. Enjoy a walk through the cemetery, take in the hauntingly beautiful scenery, and maybe even see the occasional local wildlife.
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Duration: 2 hours
Beyond Good and Evil Tour
Beyond Good and Evil Tour’s unique blend of humor, the macabre, voodoo, ghosts, local folklore, and legends has created Savannah’s most famous Ghost Tour. Explore Savannah’s most haunted locations such as Colonial Park Cemetery, Mercer-Williams House, Calhoun Square, and 432 Abercorn. Many of the locations are loosely related to the book, “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.” If you are a fan of the book and looking for a ghost tour, this is the one for you!
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Duration: 1.5 hours
Food and Drink In Savannah Tours
The best way to really experience a new place, is to — eat the food! (And drink the drink!) Here are some wonderful food and drink tours, that will make your Savannah trip memorable.
Yes, Queen! Drag Queen Pub Crawl
Experience the fabulous side of life on this unique and outrageously fun drag queen guided pub crawl. Visit Savannah’s best nightlife, enjoy dancing and sing-a-longs, and spend the night in the company of a world-class drag queen. Check out Club One Cabaret and stay as long as you like enjoying world-class entertainment, libations, and dancing the night away. This tour is for anyone who wants to have an absolutely FABULOUS time! It’s time for a pub crawl to remember, are you ready to put on your party pants? Yes, Queens!!
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Duration: 3 hours
Happy Hour Walking Tour
Explore the enchanting city of Savannah with a drink in hand during this Happy Hour Walking Tour. Let your guide tell tales about the city’s haunted past while you enjoy the very best happy hour prices in this hostess city of the south! Meet at Molly Macpherson’s and start out your happy hour of fun! Enjoy $2 margaritas, half-price craft beer, $2.50 well drinks, half of the top shelf, $4 appletinis, and $4 cosmos! You will also get to discover why Savannah is known as the “City Built Upon the Dead”.
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Duration: 1-2 hours
Savannah Haunted Pub Crawl
Visit some of the most historic and haunted bars in Savannah, Georgia, on this Haunted Pub Crawl, the only pub crawl in the area that focuses on the darker hauntings in the city. It is a bit of a bar hopping experience that will take you through several watering holes all while hearing spooky ghost stories along the way.
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Duration: 2 hours
Savannah Prohibition Experience
Savannah (along with the rest of the United States), was dry during the Prohibition in the early 20th century — and this museum is the only one of its kind in the world that’s completely dedicated to the history of it.
Learn the history behind Prohibition, and how it led to a rise in smuggling and moonshine. At this museum, costumed guides will keep visitors entertained while exploring the collection. And, of course, a speakeasy is connected, so you can enjoy a drink (for an extra fee) when you’re done!
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Duration: 1 hour
Cultural and History Savannah Tours
When you think of Savannah, you can’t help thinking about how much culture and history can be found there. It’s a history buff’s dream! These tours help show you what makes Savannah such a special place.
360° Panoramic Tour of Historic Savannah
Enjoy a 360° Panoramic Tour of Historic Savannah from the comfort of your own Mercedes Sprinter van. This is a perfect small group activity if you’re looking for something fun and historical to do.
Whether the roof is open or closed, you’ll enjoy excellent panoramic views of beautiful Savannah. So, sit back and relax as you are chauffeured about on this fully narrated historical adventure through one of the most beautiful cities in America.
Admire unobstructed views of the many steeples and towering live oaks and savor every second of the charming south at her very best and brightest. Examine city squares and mansions and hear colorful stories of what makes Savannah so special.
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Duration: 1.5 hours
Wormsloe Historic Site & Bonaventure Cemetery Tour
Enjoy a day trip to the coastal areas of Savannah on this Wormsloe and Bonaventure Cemetery Tour. Your day begins with a tour of Bonaventure Cemetery, dating back to 1846, learning all about the lives of its notable inhabitants. Meander under moss draped oaks and along the bluff of the Wilmington River. Adventure out and explore Savannah, enjoy lunch with your group at Erica Davis Lowcountry Restaurant for fresh seafood, barbecue, and lowcountry/southern sides.
After lunch, the day continues to Wormsloe Historic Site and a drive through the picturesque Isle of Hope Historic District. Visit the Wormsloe Plantation Tabby Ruins that date back to the 18th century. Here you will enjoy a docent-led walking tour of this Georgia State Park historic site. Last but certainly not least, stop at the Famous Savannah Byrd Cookie Company for some shopping and tastings of Byrd’s famous cookies.
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Duration: 6 hours
Tybee Island Tours
Just a short 30-minute drive from historic Savannah, you’ll find beautiful Tybee Island! A place you’re definitely going to want to explore.
Tybee Island Dolphin Tour (Leaves from Savannah)
Take a few hours out of your day to enjoy this scenic Tybee Island Dolphin Tour. Travel over to Tybee Island and stroll around and have lunch at one of the many restaurants, enjoy amazing local cuisine, spectacular scenery, exotic birds, and an Alligator Pond with over a hundred reptiles to view.
Following lunch, you will board the boat for a Dolphin Cruise through Tybee Island’s-waterways in search of the ever-prevalent bottle-nose dolphin playing in their natural-habitat. Also on the cruise are views of historic Fort Pulaski, Cockspur Island Lighthouse (built in 1856) and Tybee Island Lighthouse. After the Dolphin Cruise, you will stop by the Tybee Island Lighthouse overlooking the Atlantic Ocean for a photo opportunity before returning to Savannah! Anchors aweigh, book today!
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Duration: 5 hours
Savannah Ghost Tours
Is Savannah beautiful? Definitely, yes. Is Savannah haunted? Umm…maybe?
If you’re looking for ghosts — you’ll (probably) find them here. With so much history and culture (and so much of the spooky-looking Spanish moss!), ghosts just tend to congregate in Georgia’s oldest city.
Lucky for you, Savannah has an abundance of ghost tours to choose from! Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly adventure, tours with pirates, ghost tours for teens and adults, or tours that are only for those above the age of 21 — we’ve got them!
Here’s a list of 25+ Savannah Ghost Tours that you’re not going to want to miss, but we’ve listed some of our favorites below.
13 Ghosts Haunted Walking Tour of Savannah
If you are in search of all the things that go bump in the night, then you have found the right tour for you. Meet in the Historic District for this 13 Ghosts Haunted Walking Tour of Savannah and learn all about the things nightmares are made of. Join like-minded paranormal research enthusiasts on this tour that discovers the under belly of occult history in Savannah and explores the metaphysical with a paranormal sensitive guide. Come along on a tour where you never know what will happen.
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Duration: 2 hours
The Dead of Night Ghost Tour
Join your guide on Savannah’s newest and darkest Ghost Tour! If you are searching for a thrill night filled with the dark hauntings, demons, possession, and murders, this is the tour you want, The Dead of Night Tour focuses on the scariest hauntings and most aggressive ghosts that have plagued Savannah’s Historic District for years. Visit Colonial Park Cemetery, Wright Square, hear the story of Wally, and much more.
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Duration: 1.5 hours
Savannah Ghosts and Gravestones Trolley Tour
Take a thrilling journey to the darker side of Savannah with this Ghosts and Gravestones Trolley Tour. Chilling history will be brought back to life as you visit ancient cemeteries and historic battlegrounds, as well as notoriously haunted sites. Dare to enter 2 infamously haunted venues to explore their shadows for yourself. This spooky experience presents Savannah’s dark history with a side of theatrics and humor.
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Duration: 75 minutes
Savannah Underground: An Immersive Ghost Hunt
This isn’t your average ghost tour! Prepare to do something you’ve likely never experienced before! Begin by diving into Savannah’s dark past with the area’s only immersive trolley tour, which doubles as a ghost hunting bootcamp where you’ll learn skills and information that you can take back home and use to find ghosts anywhere in the world. Once completing your ghost hunting training session, you’ll hop off the trolley and into the exclusive “The Savannah Underground”, a forty-minute immersive adventure that surrounds you with some of Savannah’s scariest history. Called a theatrical whirlwind of scary fun, don’t miss out, book your spot today!
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Duration: 1.5 hours
Savannah Tours FAQ
How much does it cost to ride a trolley in Savannah?
Trolley tour costs vary depending on what type you’re looking for. Both Old Savannah Tours and Old Town Trolley Tours offer hop on, hop off trolley tours of Savannah, and the costs range from $40.52 and up (Old Savannah Tours) to $50 and up (Old Town Trolley Tours).
How long is a trolley tour?
Both the Old Town Trolley Tour and the Old Savannah Tours hop on, hop off option take 90 minutes to make the complete loop, however, you may choose to hop on, and hop off at various locations, which will increase the time.
When is the best time to visit Savannah?
We think anytime is a good time to visit Savannah, but generally speaking, spring and summer are great times to visit this coastal Georgia city. You’ll find great weather and plenty of things to do in from March-July, as well as lots of special events.
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