Segway of Long Beach offers daily guided tours
2010-05-25 · By Editor
Touring the City of Long Beach by Segway is a wonderful way to become acquainted with this beautiful town, and the guided tours offered by Segway of Long Beach cater to Segway-users of all experience levels as the company offers complimentary how-to-Segway lessons before every tour.
Segway tours are literally and figuratively a step up from walking tours, and there is nothing better than having the ability to glide around and take in all the sights at a comfortable pace without being rushed or getting winded. The guided tours of that are offered by Segway of Long Beach promise that visitors to this beautiful city will get to see all of its famous attractions including the Aquarium of the Pacific, the Russian Scorpion submarine, The Pike at Rainbow Harbor, as well as many others.
A guided tour lasts for two hours – over and above the 20 minutes it takes for people to become proficient with the Segway – and takes riders through the city center, the waterfront and downtown. Riders are treated to a continuing narrative on the history and development of Long Beach from their expert guide as they glide around town, which makes the city come alive around them.
Further highlights of the tour include visiting the beautiful Lions Lighthouse for Sight, the four ‘oil island’ pumping stations named for the Challenger astronauts, the stunning Rainbow Lagoon and the latest in the long line of Ferris wheels to grace the Long Beach shore.
Segway of Long Beach offers daily guided tours of the city all year round and recommends that all interested parties either call 562-437-9348 to make reservations or book tickets online through the Segway of Long Beach website. Tours cost $75 per person and riders must weigh at least 100lbs, with children being accompanied by adults. Segways can also be rented – for anything between one hour and one day – and used for personal tours. Groups are welcomed and, in the interests of safety, helmets are available on request.