You will enjoy a guided tour of the river front and down town Bradenton Bradenton is located on the picturesque west coast of Florida, nestled between the tropical blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico to the west and Tampa Bay to the north.
Tours will be departing from the river front area in front of the public library (look for the Blue van and segways). See the map for start point.
Please note that tours are by reservation only. Please make reservations in advance call 941-224-8079.
Times may be adjusted depending on weather conditions.
Please make reservations in advance call 941-224-8079.
You can use your credit card through PAYPAL at our website link.
Tour cost is $55.00 per person.
You will receive full training on the Segway.
A helmet is supplied that can be adjusted for your comfort.
A rain poncho is also supplied in case of a surprise shower.
You will also get a drink and snack in the photo area of your tour.
You also receive a packet at the end of your tour. This includes information on several places of business, some with discounts. Each Rider also gets 1 adult admission pass for the South Florida Museum and Parker Manatee Aquarium also known as Bishop Planetarium (Can be used within the next 6 months).See more details on the links on our webpage.
Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes or sneakers (NO HIGH HEELS).
Sun screen and sunglasses strongly suggested.
Tour route may be adjusted according to road conditions.
The first settlers of the Bradenton Area were the Timucuan Indians who inhabited the region as early as 1000 A.D. Legend relates that Indians named the Manatee River for the peaceful sea cows – known as Manatees – which still inhabit the area's coastal waterways today.
Downtown Bradenton blends the quaintness of generations past with the energy of a thriving hub where industry and the arts are conducted side by side. Along Old Main Street, visitors to the area experience a selection of specialty shops, restaurants and gift and antique stores.
The Village of the Arts District is the newest jewel in the crown of downtown Bradenton. The redeveloped area features a community where artists live, work and sell their wares. The district sells affordable fine art, handmade crafts, custom-designed jewelry and eclectic antiques. The Riverwalk area of downtown features a colorful fountain and waterfront park area, where visitors and residents gather for special events and productions. Streetscapes with lush tropical landscaping, period streetlights and numerous benches complete the neighborhood atmosphere.
Other points of interest within the area include the Manatee Players Riverfront Theater, Twin Dolphin Marina, and the South Florida Museum and Parker Manatee Aquarium. The Museum is dedicated to both educating and entertaining visitors of all ages regarding the past, present and future of South Florida. At the Parker Manatee Aquarium, visitors young and old delight in the many different opportunities to view resident manatee Snooty. Interpretive and interactive programs on manatees are presented several times daily, and include an endangered manatee exhibit.
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