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Friends of Dave Tours

18119 Warnemunde, Rostock, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany
+49 174 3021499
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So glad we decided to go with Dave ...

This was our first cruise and Rostock our first port of call shops closed on a Sunday) - this was... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
Highworth, United Kingdom
You can't improve on perfection!

Well I am astounded at the negative reviews of a couple of people. We were lucky enough to have... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2016
Lorraine P
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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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“his knowledge” (23 reviews)
“walking tour” (31 reviews)
“small group” (24 reviews)
18119 Warnemunde, Rostock, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany
+49 174 3021499
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

This was our first cruise and Rostock our first port of call shops closed on a Sunday) - this was the perfect trip with good company, history, lovely scenery and great food. Organisation was spot on (they went to great lengths to find a missing...More

6  Thank sarah-on-her-hols
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Well I am astounded at the negative reviews of a couple of people. We were lucky enough to have Christian as our guide and he was so friendly, knowledgeable and sensitive in all aspects of the history of his country we have nothing but respect...More

4  Thank Lorraine P
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We did not want to spend hours on the train to and from Berlin, so I found Dave here on TripAdvisor. Our tour guide, Christian, greeted us right off the ship along with his assistant. It was a small group in a large bus, so...More

5  Thank Lloyd M
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We are cruise regulars and I did not want to pay in advance in case of any unforeseen circumstance. Two days or so before the tour, we got an email to be punctual and be at the dock at 9:15. We were there at 9:00....More

5  Thank sailaway121
Dave N, Owner at Friends of Dave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2016

You did not get stood up, you merely did not follow directions. You booked last minute to take a cancelled spot and received an automatic acknowledgement which had our normal departure time of 9:15 listed. However, in our personal email chain which came MINUTES after...More

Reviewed 30 August 2016

Our cruise ship docked in Rostock and 25 of us were met by Christian and the bus for a wonderful 9-hour tour of the three cities. Best tour we have ever taken. Great sights and scenes and Christian's perfect descriptions of the historical significance, facts,...More

2  Thank docnc
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

A wonderful, relaxing, interesting day. Our guide Christian was terrific. First he took us through Warnemunde, a delightful, resort town. This is his home and his love of this area added to the depth of his knowledge. Through out the day, Christian was great at...More

2  Thank Joan F
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Having just come from terrible tour due to the guide we had on a tour in Copenhagen,we were overwhelmed by Christian and this FoD tour. Visiting the area of Mecklenburg with a native, one born and brought up in Warnemunde (and who still lives there)...More

2  Thank classyBonita
Reviewed 22 August 2016

6 Americans on a Baltic Cruise: 2 kids (9 & 12), 2 parents, 2 grandparents. The tour was overbooked accidentally, so they offered us an extra beer at the brewery, but even with the larger party, there was plenty of room on the bus, headsets...More

2  Thank Brian S
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I cannot say enough positive comments about our day with Christian and FoD. The schedule was clear in advance along with instructions. The day spent with Christian was fantastic - warm, funny, enthusiastic, caring and smart! A note of caution for those with mobility problems...More

3  Thank Morleydembo
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We had a good tour most of the time but we felt just driving an hour or so to Schwerin Castle and not getting inside at all was a waste of 2-3 hours going/coming. Also, we did not apppreciate that our guide went off on...More

Thank tastyeater
Dave N, Owner at Friends of Dave Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2016

Dear Guest, I wonder why you did not choose to go inside the castle if that was your wish? While at the Schwerin Palace, our tour allows guests to spontaneously decide whether they wish to go inside and view the 14 rooms which are open...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What level of tip would you suggest for this tour?
5 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.
Karin G
hi , we are arriving at Warnemunde with Norwegian cruise boat Getaway on the 17.5.17 at 730 am ,we are looking to find a guided tour. Also what is the cost ,Is it set tours ?
2 May 2017|
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.
Ruth M
My mother is coming with us and she can not walk long distances or for long periods....do you recommend this tour for her and if not what would you recommend.
18 April 2017|
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