A 1 Hour Tour along the Harbor Walk. Starting out down Commercial Street, we head to the Rose Kennedy Greenway from one end to the other. Then we cross over to the beautiful Harbor Walk and ride along towards the Moakley Courthouse where we then visit Fan Pier to view the city along the Harbor. After looping around, we ride under the archways underneath Rowes Wharf and ride along the Harbor Walk over to Compass Point. Our 1 Hour Tours (including training) begin every day at: 1:45 pm.
2 Hour Tour
A 2 Hour Tour traveling from Boston, into Charlestown, then Cambridge, and back through Boston. Starting out going down Commercial Street, we pass the TD Garden, while having up-close views of the Zakim Bridge and Charlestown Bridge all at once. We then head over the Charles Gridley Locks over to Charlestown. In Charlestown we ride along the Harbor Walk and Visit the U.S.S. Constitution, then head out to see the Bunker Hill Monument. We then head out to Paul Revere Park and under the Zakim Bridge to visit Cambridge. Out there we ride through beautiful, quiet parks and pass by Kendall Square to come over the Longfellow Bridge to arrive back in Boston. Once in Boston we ride by MGH and Beacon Hill to pass The Common and The New State House as well. After riding through The Financial District, we pass by the Rose Kennedy Greenway and view some of Bostons most beautiful structures along the way. Our 2 Hour Tours (including training) begin every day at: 10:15 am & 3:45 pm.
We offer Group Rates to accommodate any size party you plan to attend your next Segway event! Each Adventure Captain can only travel in groups of (6) or less (it's only safe!). So if you have a group of more than 6 - (whether it's 7 or... 67!) we can accomodate your tour with enough Segways and Adventure Captains to get the job done!
1 Hour Group Tours
(per person )$72.00
2 Hour Group Tours
We also offer 2 Hour Scavenger Hunts as well as a 2 Hour Amazing Race!
2 Hour Group Events
Half and Full day Rentals are available as well!
Half Day Rentals
(3 hours) are$75.00
Full Day Rentals
(up to 5pm) are$125.00
(7 Days) are$600.00
(28 days) are$1,800.00
You must have an ID to check in the day or your adventure. We only need one persons I.D. at check-in for a reservation.
Reservations are recomended since availability is limited.
A credit card will be needed to secure your reservation, but will not be charged unless you do not show up for the tour.
You are purchasing your ticket at the specific adventure time.
Be sure to cancel your reservation 48 hours in advance if your plans change to avoid any charges.
You must arrive promptly for your adventure time for training and orientation.
Failure to show will void your adventure ticket and no refunds or prorates will be provided. All transactions are considered a ticket sale to a specific adventure on a exact day and departure time.
Changes to already booked adventures need to be made at least 48-hours prior to the reserved date.
Please call 866-611-9838 and mention if you are a Voucher holder.
You will be required to have each voucher number at the at the time of reservation.
A printed copy of each voucher must be presented at time of tour check in. Prepaid vouchers and tickets are single purchase tickets. You are not guaranteed to take a tour together with these vouchers.
If failure to comply, Boston By Segway Inc. reserves the right to charge for the full amount.
All riders must wear a helmet (provided by us or you may bring your own) and weigh between 100 and 350 pounds.
All riders must be at least 14 years of age and weigh at least 100 lbs.
Riders under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a participating parent/guardian.
Tour groups consist of 6 people max.
If you are traveling with more than 6 people, your group will be split up sometimes into several groups. Unless booked through Group Sales.
We reserve the right to charge groups of (5) or more a 10% Gratuity at check in. Please remember to Tip your guide.
Tours are held rain or shine.
We do not offer alternate times due to rain. We only cancel adventures in a case of State of Emergency. Please come prepared for the weather.
We offer storage on site in the form of a locker.
Our lockers do have locks. Lockers are free to use. If you loose a Key we charge $5 to replace the key.
Wear comfortable but not loose clothing.
No flip flops, or open-toe shoes. Sandals are acceptable if they have secure straps on top and back of shoe.
We urge you to bring a water bottle, sun glasses and sunscreen
Remember we glide rain or shine
The time you are scheduled to arrive for your tour indicates the beginning of the "Check In" process.
Approx. 15 minutes.
After you check in, there will be a 30 minute training session including an instructional video.
Once everyone is trained and feels confident riding a Segway, we start the tour.
*There is no reason to arrive before the time stated. We have built in check in and training time into the schedule. I.E. If your tour is scheduled for 8:15 am you will arrive at 8:15, check in for about 15 minutes until 8:30 am. Afterwards you will train from 8:30 am - 9:00 am. If the tour itself is a full 1 hour long, you will be out on your Segway Adventure until 10:00 am.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the age requirement to ride a Segway?
You must be 14 years of age and weight at least 100 lbs. This is due to city ordinance. We only need one I.D. per reservation of a participant that is 18 or older.
What about the weather?
We glide rain or shine! Yes, unless the state declares a State of Emergency in the County - specifically Boston, Newport, or Philly - then we ride!
What about minors?
All attendees under 18 must be attended with a parent or guardian... No exceptions!
What if I need to cancel my reservation?
We offer a 48 hour cancelation window. Our tour guides are scheduled based on bookings and quota. Since the city limits us to groups of (6) we must have the staff scheduled to provide your adventure! We do not offer any type of credit or refund within the 48 prior to your scheduled tour time.
What should I wear?
Wear clothes that match the weather, nothing to loose or hanging. We do not allow flip flops! Wear sunscreen, bring a bottle of water, and some sun glasses. Hats are not recommended since you must wear a helmet. You can bring your own or pick one out of our variety of sizes (small, medium, large) and colors.
Where can I park?
There is no on-site parking at any of our locations. There is pay-parking either by meters on the surrounding streets or in parking garages close by. Sorry for any inconvenience.
What about vouchers?
When booking with Tours By Segway Inc. Every reservation requires a Credit Card on file to hold their reservation. Even if you have pre-paid.
How about camera's, cell phones, etc. ?
You are not allowed to use any type of electronic device while on the Segway. No texting, calling, photo taking, email. Nothing! Our Captains take photo's for you while on tour and new for 2013 your tour photo's are included in the price! So please if you enjoyed your glide please tip your guide, he or she is working hard for you to enjoy your day off, vacation or holiday.
Should I come before the scheduled time?
There is no reason to arrive before the time stated. We have built in check in and training time into the schedule. I.E. If your tour is scheduled for 8:15 am you will arrive at 8:15, check in for about 15 minutes until 8:30 am. Afterwards you will train from 8:30 am - 9:00 am. If the tour itself is a full 1 hour long, you will be out on your Segway Adventure until 10:00 am.
If I no longer want to go on the tour, will I be charged?
Yes. We have tour guides scheduled based on your reservation. Whether you change your mind due to weather, your plans have changed, or after training you no longer want to go - you are still resposible for your reservation and will be charged for your tour for the full amount due. For any changes including cancellation, please contact us 48 hours prior to your tour date to avoid any charges.
If I feel I am not physically fit enough to ride, should I still book a reservation?
If you cannot commit to the 48 hour cancellation policy, we do not suggest you book a reservation. Once a reservation is booked, you are subject to our 48 hour cancellation policy.
How many people can ride together?
A single tour guide can only take out six (6) people at a time. We can accomodate to any size party you have, but once your group reaches a size of six (6) or more and you wish to all ride out together, then you will be charged a group rate. If your group is larger than six (6) and you do not mind if your group gets split up between different tour guides, it can be any size you wish, but remember your group is subject to be split up and be sent out with different tour guides at different times - even if you all leave for the same exact tour.
We are the first and only Segway tour operator in the city, providing up-close and personal tours of the historic city of first's... Boston! Our 1 and 2 Hour adventures via the Segway are sure to be a big hit with your group or family. Our Segway Adventures are lead by... you guessed it, an Adventure Captain!
Our Adventure Captains are ready to show you the city, sights, and fill you in on some history along the way. Adventure Captains narrate the tour using an audio device which allows you to listen in hands free and enjoy the sights at the same time. Also, while you are on your adventure we at Boston By Segway do not allow the use of any electronic devices. But ensure our Adventure Captains are working hard to take great pictures of your group or family, and the photo's are all included! Also, after completing your adventure, you receive a complimentary "Certified Glider I.D." card as a souvenir to take home!