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Bonaventure Cemetery Tours, Savannah

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 20-06-23 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20-06-23 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Delve deeper into the haunted history of Savannah during a tour of the Bonaventure Cemetery. Ideal for history buffs and first-time visitors, this tour offers a more intimate glimpse into the graveyard as you explore on foot and reveals historical and cultural knowledge that you’re unlikely to find in the guidebook.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    415 Bonaventure Rd
    415 Bonaventure Rd, Thunderbolt, GA 31404, USA
    Guests meet at our Bonaventure Cemetery Tours® Welcome Center & Gift Shop about a half-block from the entrance of the Cemetery. Do Not go directly to the Cemetery. We have parking available for our guests (unlabeled spaces), as well as a restroom. Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to tour time.
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    Bonaventure Cemetery Tours ®
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    A guided tour through the 100+ acres and explain the histories and mysteries of many of Savannah's most interesting people, that just can't be experienced by going alone. Through 250 years, few cemeteries have touched the hearts and minds of so many, as the Hauntingly Beautiful Bonaventure Cemetery. Experience where "Death and Beauty Meet".
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  • You'll end at
    415 Bonaventure Rd
    415 Bonaventure Rd, Thunderbolt, GA 31404, USA
    Guests meet at our Bonaventure Cemetery Tours® Welcome Center & Gift Shop about a half-block from the entrance of the Cemetery. Do Not go directly to the Cemetery. We have parking available for our guests (unlabeled spaces), as well as a restroom. Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to tour time.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Learn more about the haunted history of Savannah on a tour of Bonaventure Cemetery
  • A short duration makes this tour ideal for first-time visitors
  • Benefit from the insider knowledge of your guide
  • Explore on foot for a more intimate glimpse into the graveyard
Important Information
Departure Point
415 Bonaventure Rd, Thunderbolt, GA 31404, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Bonaventure Cemetery Tours ®
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Umbrellas and Rain Ponchos available upon request
  • Walking cane/sport seating is available upon request
  • Wheelchair accessible - some sand and gravel
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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930raven wrote a review Jan. 17
Concord, New Hampshire1 contribution
I’m a tour guide in art museums and generally have a high level of patience for tours. Two hours is way too long. It’s 160 acres, of which we walked very little. In a 2-hour visit I would prefer an hour or half-hour tour and an hour of ambling around taking in what the tour
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Date of experience: January 2021
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michelenao wrote a review Jan. 14
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This tour was so magical! Our tour guide unpacked the beauty and mystery of Bonaventure Cemetery. It was so magnificent walking through the beautiful oaks while listening to the stories of the lives before us. Walking through the cemetery is an amazing experience; however,
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Ellen R wrote a review Jan. 11
Atlanta, Georgia1 contribution
My favorite part of the experience was how friendly and welcoming Dawn was. Even though it was cold and rainy, she kept the tour very lively. She even offered us spare ponchos she brought. I felt very safe as far as COVID precautions go, perfect activity if you don't want to be
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Helen D wrote a review Jan. 8
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Had an amazing private tour with Nick! (We were lucky! :) ) He was friendly and is a wealth of information! Great story teller too! Highly recommend this tour and Nick! Thank you for a great experience!
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Date of experience: January 2021
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mbasso12 wrote a review Jan. 4
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If you like odd history this is the perfect tour! We had Dawn and she was super entertaining & full of knowledge. It was also Covid friendly being that it would totally outside and easy to socially distance from the rest of the group.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Dawn Rocks!
“Dawn of Savannah’s Dead” is excellent. We really got a flavor of the history of Savannah, and “cemetery art”. She
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Bonaventure's Bounty
Savannah is a city of limitless charms, and Bonaventure Cemetery is a must-see for any visitor hoping to unlock its
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caudlesusan
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Going back in time
Didn’t know you could learn so much about cemeteries versus graveyards. Or the meanings behind didn’t symbols.. flo
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idfjilasdn
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Great guide
The tour was full of history. The tour guide was funny. Definitely recommend it. Bring the bug spray!
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Salmanza94
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Highly Recommend
I came to Savannah with my sister to check out all the beautiful history here. We decided to tour the cemetery and
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BmRoy
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Very worthwhile!
I really enjoyed the Bonaventure tour! Chris, our guide, was both informative and entertaining as he illuminated t
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brettjwiley
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The best tour we’ve ever had!
We did the 2 hour tour with Dawn! My wife and I had decided that we wanted to do a tour of our own until we came a
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Ann A
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Tour
Great tour of the cemetery. Dawn had lots of great stories about the families interred there. Hot and steamy weathe
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Sarah C
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Great Tour and Storytelling
We really enjoyed the tour of Bonaventure Cemetery. The history and beauty behind this cemetery with the excellent
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Bonaventure Cemetery Tour - August 2020
"Dawn of Savannah's Dead" was our very informative tour guide. It was very interesting to learn about the explanati
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bwats1990
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The Best Tour
The tour was interesting and the historical facts were amazing. Chris was a great tour guide and I recommend going
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rstrozz
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Great Guide
Dawn was very knowledgeable and fun to be with. She has a good grasp of the intricacies of this place.
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brjc96
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Excellent Tour!
This is really an interesting part of Savannah history and our guide, Chris (aka Prince), was really knowledgeable
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tjkeeler
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Great tour!
Our tour operator, Dawn, Had a wealth of knowledge to share. She explained many details we would’ve had no clue of.
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AndrewHaight
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July Visit
Excellent tour. The tour guide was excellent. We will certainly return. We will recommend the tour to all of our fr
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  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English
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