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Segway Tours NT

| Parap, Darwin, Northern Territory 0820, Australia
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Tour of botanical gardens was well worth it

My wife and I did a Segway tour of the Botanical gardens. It was a clear but to be expected humid... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
1952Mike
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Sun City West, Arizona
Amazing Way To See East Point

Having done Segway tours in the USA and S.E Asia I've learnt that Segway tours are part about the... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
aus_brenton
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Melbourne, Australia
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| Parap, Darwin, Northern Territory 0820, Australia
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

My wife and I did a Segway tour of the Botanical gardens. It was a clear but to be expected humid day. Instead of just sightseeing cities and buildings all the time we liked going off road into the country. Our tour guide was very...More

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Jim H, Owner at Segway Tours NT, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you for the kind words. I am glad you enjoyed it as much as I did, as I am always enjoying myself out there.(I have to keep on reminding myself that riding a Segway through the 55 acres of the Botanical Gardens is a...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Having done Segway tours in the USA and S.E Asia I've learnt that Segway tours are part about the novelty of riding a Segway and part about learning stuff about the area that you're touring. It won't be a good tour if you don't have...More

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Jim H, Owner at Segway Tours NT, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Thank you for your great response to our tour, East Point is our office...We love it too!! Thank you again.

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Ever wanted to try a Segway? Jim's tour is the perfect place to start. His straightforward directions get everybody riding confidently in no time. We did the botanic gardens tour and Jim could not have been more obliging. His frequent stops were interesting and his...More

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Jim H, Owner at Segway Tours NT, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you for the good words and it is great to get the feedback. I find it rewarding when other people can get the same enjoyment out of a tour as I do. Thank you again. Regards Jim Henderson

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

In May this year my husband and I did this tour as a birthday present. Jim is extremely knowledgable on local history, Indigenous culture, local fauna and flora. I consider myself pretty knowledgable on these topics as well however I was pleased to learn many...More

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Jim H, Owner at Segway Tours NT, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for your great words, it is always a pleasure doing a tour as I have said many times before, "The park is my office" I think this is the reason I have such a buzz going to work!! The interesting part about my...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

As beginners friendly Jim Henderson ( not the muppets man) trained us from being novices to being pros in 5 mins we had confidence straight away so knowledgable with his botanic tour and comic nature we loved the journey and hey Jim save a pomegranate...More

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Jim H, Owner at Segway Tours NT, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you, I had a great time too, and, I will save you a pomegranate. I have been taking my tours past that tree for years and now I will be stopping and picking the fruit. Again, I have learnt something else from one of...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We did the Segway tour of the botanical gardens with Jim on a Segway, I am not the fittest or most agile of problems but I had no problems, thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and would recommend for everyone to do thisMore

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Jim H, Owner at Segway Tours NT, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you for your good words, but I do the tours with the biggest smile of all because every trip I do I love and on every trip there is always something new and different to experience. (The reason why my trips are getting longer....I...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

I enjoyed a Segway Tour around East Point with my sisters, mum and step-mum and the very knowledgeable Jim. Our ages range between 39-72yo. We had a great afternoon seeing the lovely views and hearing about the history of this beautiful place we live. We...More

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Jim H, Owner at Segway Tours NT, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

THANKYOU!! It is always my pleasure to Segway around the NT as I am always learning, and finding out more about this wonderful place of ours. The East Point Reserve is no exception and every trip I do I see and learn new things. Like...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We (3 adults and a 12 year old child) went on an hour tour through the botanical gardens. Jim was our tour guide, he was brilliant. We couldn't fault our experience and would highly recommend.More

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Jim H, Owner at Segway Tours NT, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Thank you for your great comments. That makes me very happy, but the truth of the matter is i love doing my tours and if anyone has as much fun as I do, then I have succeeded in what I set out to do....Having Fun...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

What a fantastic experience. Our first try at Segways. Jims tour of the botanic gardens in Darwin was fun and informative. This is truly his "office" Everything was done at a relaxed pace. Lovely small group. Lovely way to finish our visit to Darwin. Thanks

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Jim H, Guest Relations Manager at Segway Tours NT, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Always and always a pleasure...Love the office, Love my "job"

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Reviewed 28 February 2017

We booked a tour through the mangrove area, but the tour guide had a bike accident the day before. We initially thought all was lost. However Jim one of the owners was kind enough to put all wheels in motion and made the impossible still...More

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Jim H, Owner at Segway Tours NT, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Hi Manuela Thank you for your kind words ,the simple fact is, The Botanical Gardens is my office, so you cant get much better than that. Thank you for understanding why we love that place so much. Thank you again Regards Jim

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Response from Jim H | Property representative |
Hi Thank you for your enquiry, The tours we conduct in Darwin start at $90.00 AUS for the one and half hours. The tours range from The East Point Segway Discovery Tour, Mindil Beach coastal Segway Tour, The Esplanade Darwin... More
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Response from Manuela H | Reviewed this property |
It depends on balance and motor skills. A kids who can ride a bike and it tall enough to lean and push the handle forward is okay.
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