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Groups

Groups can book lots of ways: LARGE OR SMALL PRIVATE GROUP tour, SMALL GROUP ON PUBLIC tour, STEP-ABOARD tour, or PRIVATE CONCIERGE tour.

We offer our existing tours or can create a CUSTOM tour for your group of 31 or fewer people.

Please email [email protected] to discuss your needs.

Most Daytime group tours run on Mondays; Nighttime Group tours can run in other nights of the week.

Popular daytime GROUP Tours include: City Sightseeing, Circus Secrets, Public Art or our Amish Experience Tours, most often led on Mondays when we are closed to the public.

Popular Nighttime GROUP tours include: Friday night Haunted Tour (also offered many other nights in October), Saturday night Murder Mystery Musical Trolley (and other nights as desired), or Christmas Carol Trolley running many nights in December.

 

We offer several types of Group Tours for small and large groups.

  • Large Private Group Trolley Tours can accommodate up to 31 guests. (For larger City Tour groups running concurrently, we can accommodate up to 93 guests using additional trolleys/guides; each trolley can accommodate 31 passengers, and pays the large group rate.)
  • Small Private Group Van Tours can accommodate up to 9 guest in our high-top van.
  • Step Aboard Tours are offered for groups with their own vehicle.

All groups of 10 or more booking with one purchase, receive 10% off their individual tour tickets.

Large Private Group Tour

2022 RATES FOR LARGE GROUPS

Save 20% on individual ticket prices when you  bring your group of up to 31 people on one of our tours. (For larger City Tour groups running concurrently, we can accommodate up to 93 guests using additional trolleys/guides; each trolley can accommodate 31 passengers, and pays the large group rate.)

Pick a tour, pick a date and email [email protected] to book your group. The tour date can be any date you choose if it is available for trolley and guide.

  • For most DAYTIME TOURS the fee is $1,394, which includes driver and guide gratuities, and 7% tax.
  • For most NIGHTTIME HAUNTED SARASOTA & CHRISTMAS CAROL TOURS (for a group of up to 30 people) the fee is $1,527, which includes driver and guide gratuities, complimentary beer or wine in our Tiki Bar before boarding, and 7% tax.
  • For MURDER MYSTERY TOURS (for a group of up to 29 people) the fee is $1,466, which includes driver and guide gratuities, and complimentary beer or wine in our Tiki Bar before boarding, and 7% tax. Murder Mystery Trolley Group Bookings are generally offered on Saturday nights (we can sometimes do this tour on other nights) and sell out quickly so please reserve your future tour date now by emailing [email protected].

Have fewer than 31 people?

Groups of 10 or more receive a 10% discount buying with one payment reservation on any public tour. Just email [email protected] to book.

Booking Deposit

  • If you are booking 46 days or more in advance of the tour, you will pay a deposit of $500 with a credit card to hold the date. You will then pay the balance two weeks before your tour date using the same card.
  • If you are booking 45 or fewer days in advance, the full tour amount is due at time of booking to hold your date.

Our cancellation policy for deposit refunds on Group Tours is 50% with 60 days’ or more notice, and 25% with 31-59 days’ notice. We will make every attempt to move you to a new date if you need to change the tour. We do not accept checks. All payment must be made by credit card.

To book, please email your desired date, tour theme, and number of people to: [email protected].

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Small Private Group Tour

Groups of up to 9 guests will travel in our comfortably air-conditioned high-top van.

As long as the Tour Guide is available, Groups can pick the date for their tour; it does not need to be a regularly scheduled public tour date.

Price is $538 and includes handling fee and gratuities, and 7% tax.

Full amount due at time of booking. To book, please email your desired date and time, tour theme, and number of people to: [email protected].

Small Group On Public Tour

For smaller groups, 10-29 people, get 10% off each ticket if you buy as a single group with one payment.

To book your group on a public tour and get 10% off each ticket, just email: [email protected] 

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Step-Aboard Tour

Step-Aboard Tours are a cost-effective option for those groups with their own vehicle. Our tour guide steps on to your vehicle to lead the tour with your driver.

As long as the Tour Guide is available, Groups can pick the date for their tour; it does not need to be a regularly scheduled public tour date.

Step-aboard tours cost $538, which includes handling fees and gratuities, and 7% tax.

To discuss your needs, email: [email protected].

Payments for Step-Aboard Tours must be made at time of booking and are nonrefundable.

DST GROUP CANCELLATION POLICY

Our cancellation policy for deposit refunds on Group Tours is 50% with 60 days or more notice, and 25% with 45-59 days notice. There are no refunds for tours cancelled with less than 45 days notice. We will make every attempt to move you to a new date if you need to change the tour. We do not accept checks. All payment must be made by credit card.

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