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Segway of Newport

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Address: 5 Lees Wharf, Newport, RI 02840-3419
Phone Number:
+1 866-611-9838

Segway of Newport offers tours of Newport, RI on a Segway PT! Experience...

Segway of Newport offers tours of Newport, RI on a Segway PT! Experience all Newport has to offer while gliding effortless on this electric transportation. No experience required, just a driver's license and the ability to have a great time! We are now renting electric bikes and pedal bikes. Stop in and see our new location on Lower Thames Street.

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My husband and I took the 2 hour Segway tour of Newport. We were the only people that signed up and essentially got a private tour which was great. Our tour guide, Chris, was... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2013
Old Bridge, New Jersey

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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

I went to 5 Lee's Wharf and there is no segway shop. So visitors be aware of this. And the phone number it looks like that doesn't work too. When you click on the website it come up different information.

2 Thank PVBoston
Athol, Massachusetts
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5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 29 August 2014

Bought our tickets through Viator. Received a confirmation email. Printed the tickets. Showed up on our day and there was no 480 Thames St. So, no Segway tour. All of the businesses around there had never seen Segways before???????? I called Boston by Segway and they said all tours were cancelled for the day. I asked why nobody told me???... More 

9 Thank whereami6
East Brunswick
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2014

I booked a Segway tour in Newport, Rhode Island on May 29 for my boyfriends birthday July 14. I received a confirmation email two days before on July 12. We arrived for our 10am reservation and no one else was there. After a few minutes we called and was told by "management" that all tours were cancelled for the week... More 

8 Thank Jamier4
Mobile, Alabama
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2014

The helpful people at the Gateway Visitor Center tell us this attraction is no longer running. The phone number still works but it's difficult to hear the voice message. Would love to take a segway tour here in Newport.

6 Thank Valshouse
Old Bridge, New Jersey
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2013

My husband and I took the 2 hour Segway tour of Newport. We were the only people that signed up and essentially got a private tour which was great. Our tour guide, Chris, was wonderful. He was energetic, lots of fun and very knowledgeable. We mostly signed up because we wanted to ride a Segway but Chris also imparted some... More 

4 Thank GHiggins89
Mansfield, Texas, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2013

The two hour Segway adventure offered by Newport by Segway provided an excellent overview of Newport, an opportunity to see the outsides and grounds of several of the mansions, and some beautiful scenery. Chris is an excellent guide and provided some good advice on use of the Segway. My wire and I had ridden several times, but this was the... More 

Thank Don S
Round Rock, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 23 October 2013

My husband and I had a marvelous 2-hour Segway tour of Newport. Chris was a great guide, very knowledgeable about the city and the sights and he did a great job of shepherding our group of about 10 along the streets of Newport.

Thank Kathy H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2013

My husband and I and 2 friends did the 1 hour Segway tour of Newport. It actually was more like 2 hours as Chris took the time to teach our friends how to ride the segway and then took us out for at least an hour. Our friends were a bit nervous at first but Chris had them comfortable and... More 

Thank LBSRichmond_BC
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 October 2013 via mobile

Definitely worth doing. We received instruction and a guided tour of Newport by Chris. Chris way terrific as a guide and made the whole experience really fun.

Thank Barry H
Long Island, New York
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19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Recently experienced Newport by Segway under the guidance of Chris. Had a great time ... he showed us all around the historic area and the shoreline... lots of fun ... thanks Chris

1 Thank mtpapa

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