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Backbeat Tours offers a variety of different ways to see and experience the best of Memphis, including sightseeing bus tours and walking tours such as the popular Memphis Ghost Tour in the evenings and the Memphis History Tour in the daytime. Our...more
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126 Beale St, inside the Rock Shop of the Hard Rock Cafe, Memphis, TN 38103-3714
+1 901-527-9415
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 11 November 2014 via mobile

We picked the longer tour that included sun studios and to be honest it was worth every penny. We all met a BB Kings and then taken to the backbeat bus. The main difference between the mojo tour and normal is that we get taken...More

8  Thank MarcandLauraB
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 17 October 2014

I knew that this is basically just a ride to Graceland and back. The "Love & Happiness" vintage bus was clean and cute. The driver was friendly, and gave us some Elvis info along the way. It was great to have the admission tickets waiting...More

2  Thank melpu
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our group of 6 loved our tour. We had a blue haired tour guid ( sorry can’t remember her name). She not only was very informative but very entertaining as well. That girl could sing and play everything. Sun studio add on is recommended. The...More

Thank LanaB
Reviewed 4 days ago

Hi. We recently (mid Oct 2018) did the Graceland Tour with Backbeat Tours. Tour departed on time although 2 people missed the tour after driver tried several times to contact them to see if they were delayed in any way. No answer. Driver Gary was...More

Thank mick l
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Memphis, and want a good walking tour of the old downtown area, the Historic Memphis Walking Tour is the one to book. We had a great tour led by Mike. Growing up in Memphis, he had a personal experience with a...More

Thank OBwan49
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Larry is knowledgeable and funny. We had a great time. The sample of the BBQ pork was fantastic. This tour was also a great bargain and included the Rock and Soul museum.

Thank Kristen J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the Memphis Discovery Tour with the Rock and Soul Museum. It was a very informative 3 hour tour. Larry ,our guide, was super informative, funny and a great person to introduce us to the city! If you want a great overview of the...More

Thank Loose Moose Lod... B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide shared her knowledge and love of Memphis with our tour. Enjoyed the tour and bbq. This tour made my choices for the remainder of my stay in Memphis easy. Thank you.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bought tickets in the rock shop at The Hard Rock Cafe for 43 dollars each. Only 6 of us on the bus which made it appear more personal. Cathy was our guide and was fantastic. So knowledgeable and witty. Included in the tour amongst other...More

Thank Millymolly77
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the music bus tour and loved it! Our tour guide was not only musically talented but she did a great job pointing out unique parts of Memphis. She sang a variety of Rock&Roll songs as well as others between our stopping points which...More

Thank TheSpicyFoodie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the Music Bus Tour that also included Sun Studio. Sun Studio was okay, I'm glad we did it, but I'm not sure I would recommend it to others. The rest of the tour, however was fabulous. I wish I could remember the guide's...More

Thank gointomexico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best tour group in Memphis! Our tour guide, Cathy was great. She was entertaining and informative. We did the Discovery Tour and had a great time and a fantastic lunch at Central BBQ. What a fun tour. We highly recommend this company.

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Susie M
2 August 2016|
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Response from Droopydrawrs52 | Reviewed this property |
It's a golf buggy but he maybe able to put it on the back. They are lovely people so ask them
Terri C
13 April 2016|
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Response from Ann A | Reviewed this property |
I took the tour on March 27. There is only one tour at 1:30. you can be there 1:15 may be. This is the question to the tour company.
Susan S
3 January 2015|
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Response from Backbeat_Tours | Property representative |
Hi, Susan! The candlelight vigil at Graceland during Elvis Week is a great experience; I'm sure you'll love it! We do pick up from a number of downtown hotels for our daily Graceland Tour, but I'm sorry to say we don't offer... More