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Friends of Dave Tours

Friederich-Franzstr. 52, 18119 Warnemunde, Rostock, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany
+49 174 3338363
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Great Fun & Value!

This comprehensive 8 hour tour of Warnemunde, Wismar and Schwerin was very informative and a lot of... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
T-Bird1974
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
An excellent day

We had a fantastic day with Christian on this tour. He was extremely personable and genuinely... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
TorontoPaul2014
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Toronto, Canada
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Friends of Dave Tours is a high quality tour service that provides exciting day tours in Warnemünde to visiting cruise guests. We are very proud of our consistent high ratings and we consider our tour customers our friends. There is nothing better than sharing people's vacations and creating long lasting memories together.
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cake” (36 reviews)
“walking tour” (38 reviews)
“his knowledge” (24 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Friederich-Franzstr. 52, 18119 Warnemunde, Rostock, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany
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+49 174 3338363
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

This comprehensive 8 hour tour of Warnemunde, Wismar and Schwerin was very informative and a lot of fun. Christian, our likable and very knowledgeable tour guide, did a great job taking us to most of the major sights & attractions. Even the small sea resort...More

Thank T-Bird1974
Dave N, Owner at Friends of Dave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed your day with us. It truly is our pleasure to craft this Insider's Day for you! As we say at the beginning of the tour, we want you to leave feeling like you know this place more than just...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017

We had a fantastic day with Christian on this tour. He was extremely personable and genuinely enthusiastic in sharing his knowledge and experiences with us. Lunch was fantastic. My son loved the Mum beer. The gardens at Schwerin Castle were lovely and a memorable highlight...More

1  Thank TorontoPaul2014
Dave N, Owner at Friends of Dave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Haha.. the Mum beer strikes again! As we like to say, the second part of the tour is vastly more fun after a visit to the Brauhaus! Thanks for your comment about Berlin, too. We love that city, but it is just too far to...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Christian, with the assistance of Jula, gave us a very informative and wonderful tour. They were very knowledgeable and passionate. We covered a lot of territory in one day. We would strongly recommend this tour!Bring comfortable walking shoes and gear to cover all four seasons...More

Thank alexriette
Dave N, Owner at Friends of Dave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Aren't they a great team!?! We are so proud of them! Not only are they excellent tour leaders, but they contribute to our community, too! Jule is a student at the university and Christian works helping young refugees adjust to life in Germany. We are...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

This tour lives up to and exceeds all the fabulous things that have been written about it. Christian was our guide. He was so fun, informative and passionate about his town, Warnemunde, and the other areas we visited. We had just the best day, it...More

Thank Holidaygypsy
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Absolutely one of a kind tour that combined history, comedy, food, drink and beautiful scenery. We felt sorry for the cruisers who took the looong train ride into to Berlin for such a short day. This was definitely the better choice. Our guide, Kristian was...More

2  Thank Jackie E
Dave N, Owner at Friends of Dave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Haha... we think so, too! It's a whole BOOM full of fun!

Reviewed 30 July 2017

I can't say enough good things about this tour. Christian was a phenomenal tour guide. His enthusiasm and passion for his native town and region was infectious. We have been on many, many excursions and we have never had a guide make a tour so...More

2  Thank Erin S
Dave N, Owner at Friends of Dave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

I try to stay away from TripAdvisor and let all of the reviews happen organically and without input from us, but reading all these great reviews week after week requires some kind of response. We are so happy that you are highlighting the personal nature...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017

Friends of Dave Tours deserves all the accolades it receives. Christian was our tour guide. He is a very professional and knowledgeable guide. Plus, he makes the day fun and interesting. I did not want it to end. Side note . . . it rained...More

3  Thank FrequenttravelerMD
Dave N, Owner at Friends of Dave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

That really says it all, doesn't it? We want you to know, we understand there is a certain amount of risk when booking a "Rain or Shine" walking tour and we are 90% successful with weather, but when it does rain we do our best...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017

Well done tour of Mecklenberg area. The day we went was pouring rain and it still ended up being a positive day. The highlight, because it was dry, was the brew pub. The food was good and the beer was delicious. You visit the historical...More

Thank fnct
DaveNatale, Owner at Friends of Dave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Hi there and thanks for your kind words about your day with us. I do want to address the comment about 16 guests. I realise that nothing ever goes away on the internet, but our groups have been 26 guests for several years now: that...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017

Christian was great and provided us will the information, we had great time and plenty of activities.

1  Thank restrada7089
Dave N, Owner at Friends of Dave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

I am quite please that Christian has taken everything I taught him to heart... including making the photos of our guests a Selfie! LOL

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Thanks so much Christian for a great tour & fanastic weather. A much better decision than trapsing all the way to Berlin & it was most appreciated that when the ship's scheduled port changed, you altered your plans to fit in. Can't help but feature...More

2  Thank Jill T
Dave N, Owner at Friends of Dave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Mmmmmm a nice German Summer treat!!! That looks delicious and we're glad you liked it! We also appreciate your mentioning how closely we monitor the ships and that we make adjustments when unforeseen things happen. To us, the most important thing isn't how you start...More

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fnct
4 June 2017|
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Response from DaveNatale | Property representative |
Excellent answer above.. but 5% for the bus driver is too much... I can tell you that people LOVE our guides and generally show it as suggested above, but the custom of the area for the bus driver is 1-2€pp.
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Karin G
2 May 2017|
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Response from DaveNatale | Property representative |
Thank you for your kind enquiry, but I am afraid this date has been sold out for about 4 months. The waiting list is also full. Sorry.
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Ruth M
18 April 2017|
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Response from DaveNatale | Property representative |
Good morning and thank you so much for your question. Our tour is not appropriate for anyone with a mobility problem and it is not possible for someone to just wait for us to come back to a spot as we do not cross our... More
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