• Is the tour really free?   Yes. Our public tours are modeled after the free, tip-based tours in Europe.  If you enjoyed the tour, our tour guides would very much appreciate a tip.  Cash, Venmo, and PayPal accepted. 
  • Is there a minimum number of people required for the tour to run?  Yes, two (2).
  • Can I show up and get on the tour without a reservation?   Yes, but having a reservation secures your spot on the tour.  If you plan to just show up, you should always text to ensure the tour is running.
  • Can I arrange a private tour on a different day and time?   Yes. There is a fee of $25 per adult, $10 for children <18.  
  • Are leashed dogs OK?  Yes, but only on the Waterfront tour and only one dog per tour.  
  • Is either tour suitable for children?   The tours are designed for persons >18 though many <18 have taken the tours.  The Funk Zone tour may involve entry into a winery – which is accessible to those under 18.
  • Are infants/toddlers in strollers OK?  Yes
  • Are restrooms available?   Public restrooms are located very near the beginning of each tour.  
  • Is the route wheelchair accessible?   Only for the Waterfront tour.   If someone in your party is in a wheelchair, please let John know when you book the tour.
  • Could bad weather cause a tour to be cancelled? Generally, only if it’s raining.
  • How strenuous are the tours?   Both the Waterfront and Funk Zone tours are easy walks; approximately 120 minutes and 90 minutes long respectively. Each tour has 12 stops and you will need to stand for 5 to 8 minutes before the group proceeds to the next stop.  Most stops are in the shade.  Seating is provided on some of the stops on the Waterfront Tour.
  • Where do the tours start and end?  The Waterfront tour begins at the Maritime Museum at the Harbor (113 Harbor Wy) and terminates in the Funk Zone. The Funk Zone tour starts and ends next to the Goat Tree Restaurant (120 State St).