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“Nature Cruising!”

Electric Glide Tours
Ranked #11 of 82 Tours in Tampa
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: All tours are by appointment only. Every tour, large or small feels like a personal experience. There is no office to find. We meet in a public park and begin training and tour from there. We specialize in human being Segway Experiences. We've trained humans of all shapes, sizes and ages. We prefer to train the individual and let their physical ability guide them through the process. Individuals previously thought inable to ride a Segway have found great success (and fun) riding with us. We specialize in people with physical challenges. Some of the individuals we've training have challenges such as: Autism, Downs Syndrome, Prosthesis & Short Stature (Dwarfism) We offer xceptional Segway tours for exceptional people! Offering Private/Specialized events and on-location tour experiences. Ybor City & Hillsborough River State Park - Historical Segway Tours - Segway Sight Seeing Tours - Segway Cigar Tour of Ybor City - Small & Large Groups Welcome Segway tour companies are not all created equal. Come see what makes us different. Segway tours by Electric Glide Tours: "The Most Fun You Can Have Standing Up!"
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We wanted to Segway and liked the Electric Glide Tours. We did the Hillsboro State Park tour. Beautiful time to be outside. The training was thorough. Saw Moe the native 13' alligator in his natural habitat. Russell, our guide, was awesome. He was personable and very charismatic. Sounds like Ybor City tour just as good. Hope to take that one next time we are in town. Thanks for the memories Russ!!

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Reviewed 30 January 2017

We were a group of four, experienced Segway riders who wanted to tour the Ybor City section of Tampa Florida. From my initial contact with Russell through to the conclusion of the tour he proved to be friendly, professional and knowledgeable, providing us with a very enjoyable experience. The equipment was clean and in good shape, Russell was thorough in terms of training and safety and a feature of this tour that we had not encountered before was that he took pictures for us at a variety of points of interest along the tour and then emailed them to us afterwards. Nice perk! The points of interest are mostly historical in nature relating to the cigar history of Ybor City. While all of what we saw could potentially be explored on foot on your own, we feel that the added fun of the Segways and the information Russell shared gave us a better appreciation for the area. He also recommended a great local barbecue joint that enabled us to have a tasty lunch after our morning tour. We liked the 10 AM tour, the streets were quieter and there was inexpensive parking (1$ per hour) easily accessible near the tour meeting location. This was our eighth Segway tour as we have found them to be a great way to explore new areas. Definite thumbs up to Russell and Electric Glide tours for Ybor City!

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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Combine a Segway ride with some culture and history of the start of Tampa and the development of Ybor City and cigar making in Florida. Guided by Russel who has great local knowledge. I've come to Florida for years and thought of it as a wasteland of fast food chains. This was great! Had brunch at Colombia restaurant. Great Day! Do it!

Thank Steve S
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

If you like history you'd love this tour, and it's lots of fun. Russell, the owener and our guide, is very well informed about the history of the area and obviously loves what he does. Ybor City is a unique place with a unique history. Loved the feral roosters running aroud the streets.

Thank 915charoj
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Russell H, Owner at Electric Glide Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2017

Thank you for taking a Segway tour with us! We enjoyed having you as our guest for the day. Please join us again. Warm Regards from Florida, RH

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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Born and raised in Two Rivers I thought I knew it all, well Russell knows so much more. Our Segway tour was great fun and the experience of learning to ride a Segway is made easy with Russell's instructions and watchful eye. Riding through the park trails, then down the beach area and a stop at Washington House made for a delightful afternoon with one of my best buddies. Just a wonderful way to spend a couple of hours, will definitely do it again!!!

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