Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.8  439 rating points
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Last 3 months 43 106 0 = 106 100% 4.7
Last 6 months 85 218 0 = 218 100% 4.8
Last 12 months 172 445 6 = 439 99% 4.8
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Rating and reviews for:

Dearly Departed's Hollywood Tragical History Tour

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Experience the real Hollywood as celebrity secrets, scandals, and Tinsel Town's seedy underbelly is exposed.

Rating Date Attended Reviewer Gender Sort Descending Age Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 5
Great way to explore Los Angeles!
Thu, Mar 20, 08   1:00 PM boogichild Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
This is a must for anyone with friends visiting Los Angeles. You can show them all the fun sites without having to drive them around yourself. Scott is awesome as a tour guide. He really knows his stuff. The three hours will just FLY BY! Loved it!
Rating: 5
Highly recommended
Fri, Sep 12  1:00 PM porcolino Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
The tour leader was fantastic. He not only was a huge font of info about death but also maintained a fun rapport with all the tourists. We covered a lot of ground which was terrific because I had never been to LA before and the information was clever and spicy. The next day I took a stars' homes tour from Starline and it was soooo boring compared to the Dearly Departed tour. Arrive a half hour early to check out the cool relics in the gallery (e.g. the actual outside address and apartment number signs from Divine's former home and Jayne Mansfield's suitcase that was in the wreck).
Rating: 5
Great Informative Tour
Sat, Sep 6  1:00 PM Randy75trip Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
The tour was the best !! Been wanting to go on it for 3 yrs. and it was very interesting , fun , a lot of good info and guide was great and funny. Like the smaller 13 passenger tour , met the other customers and we all had a good time. Will be going on all the tours offered before long, they all sound very good to me.
Rating: 5
Dearly departed
Tue, Sep 2  1:00 PM Treman262 Male 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
This is a great tour and it is a must for anyone visiting Los Angeles. It is informative, interesting and well done by a well educated guide. I loved it and I will suggest it to anyone that I talk to about this. Very good!
Rating: 5
Great fun and fantastic tour guide
Thu, Aug 28  1:00 PM bdorscht Male 50-59 International Tourist(s) Individual
This had been recommended to me by a friend, and it was completely worth it. Having a great and knowledgeable - and fun tour guide makes the tour so much better. Its a lot more fun than...."and on your right is somebody's home - and on the other side is someone else's house. This guy has great stories to tell.
Rating: 5
A Great Time Was Had By All
Sat, Aug 23  1:00 PM jtobey Male 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
I recently took the Tragical Mystery Tour with friends that were visiting from Nebraska. We all enjoyed it very much and Brian was an excellent tour guide. I had taken the Dearly Departed tour about 8 years ago when it was just Scott. It's clear why Dearly Departed has become so successful. The tours themselves, a great staff, the memoribilia to look at and much more. I will definately recommend the tours to others and will likely take others, even if it's on my own.
Rating: 4
Never a dull moment!
Sat, Aug 9  1:00 PM Treciam69 Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
This was my fourth time in 10 years taking this tour and it has been different everytime! My children LOVED the tour and seeing the history of Hollywood.
Rating: 5
Well worth the time and money...
Sat, Aug 2  1:00 PM ekimsmada Male 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Individual
I've wanted to to take this tour for years, and am glad I was able to finally do it. Brian was a great tour host and driver and kept us all entertained with his stories and details about the somewhat seamier side of Hollywood. I know the time is limited, but I would have liked to been able to stop and get out to be able to take pictures ofthe homes and sites. Other than than, it was a great experience!
Rating: 5
Great tour
Tue, Jul 29  1:00 PM Murray351 Male 20-29 International Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
My girlfriend & I had a really good time on this tour I highly recommend to anyone who's interested in the unfourtunate side of things in Hollywood history. The driver was very knowledgeable with tour content and more
Rating: 4
fascinating trip with current & vintage trivia
Sun, Jul 27  1:00 PM ronthetech Male 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
We took the tour and I recommend it. Many stars don't live in the area anymore but the come through for shopping and parties. Hearing about the stars and what they did and seeing what they did it was far more interesting than a bunch of mansion drive bys. Some of the stories make you sad because some stars meet their end through bad luck or something no fault of their own. And be sure to look through the exhibits items from the starts homes that were torn down.