Dearly Departed Tours

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Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.8  575 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
= Overall
% Positive Average
Last 3 months 43 111 0 = 111 100% 4.8
Last 6 months 88 230 3 = 227 99% 4.8
Last 12 months 223 582 7 = 575 99% 4.8
All 1,648 4,240 41 = 4,199 99% 4.7
Ratings by Activity
(Each activity's ratings from the last 12 months)
% Positive Average
Dearly Departed's Hollywood Tragical History Tour 451 99% 4.7 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Helter Skelter Tragical History Tour 103 97% 4.9 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Nasty Nellie Oleson Tour 18 100% 5.0 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Hollywood Movie Tours! 3 100% 4.0 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Rating Date Attended Reviewer Gender Age Where From? Group Type? Sort Descending
Rating: 5
Thu, Sep 22, 11   1:00 PM darcib Female 40-49 Local Group of Friends
Just came back from the Dearly Departed Tour hosted by Brian and it was the best time imaginable! The tour itself was fun, quirky, morbid and highly entertaining and it was made all the more wonderful by our guide Brian. He is knowledgeable, friendly, engaing and full of energy. He is a walking trivia guide! The tour bus was totally comfortable and we visited great sites! I can't wait to take this tour again and hope they create a DD2 tour! I recommend this tour to anyone who wants something just a bit out of the ordinary! Thanks Brian for making our day (and my birthday) so special!....Love from Pumpkin II
Rating: 5
Awesome Tour!
Sat, Sep 17, 11   9:00 AM tlesa88 Female 20-29 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
I had such an amazing time on this tour! Between the video footage and hearing details of what took place while sitting right in front of the buildings they took place in I was "in the moment" and got chills! Scott does such a great job of organizing this and is very knowledgeable and is willing to answer any questions and makes it fun!! It was so much fun re-living these moments in time. I thoroughly enjoyed myself and I highly recommend this to anyone that is interested in going. You won't be disappointed!! I will definitely be going on another tour in the future. Thanks again, Scott for the tour! One of the best experiences of my life! : D T'Lesa Ann
Rating: 5
Love Love Love!!!
Fri, Sep 9, 11   1:00 PM ligeiasmom Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
My friend found this tour through a travel book and we read a few online reviews and decided to take the plunge. It was our one super touristy thing to do. We were not disappointed, it was worth every penny. Brian is such a wonderful guide, he is very funny and is full of so much information it's crazy. He is very personable and if you have something that you really want to learn more about he will make sure that you do. Of course it's a morbid subject but it is so interesting. Our tour was very thorough and full of facts, it was great! If you are looking for something unique this is totally worth the time and money!
Rating: 5
Hollywood Movie Tour
Sat, Sep 3, 11   10:00 AM canyongirl Female 50-59 Local Group of Friends
This is the second tour we have taken with Dearly Departed Tours and this one was just as much fun as the first tour. Brian, the tour guide is very knowledgeable of Hollywood History. The bus is comfortable and I was thankful for the air conditioning.
Rating: 5
Excellent way to see the city
Mon, Aug 22, 11   1:00 PM micgarber Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
We took the dearly departed tour on a beautiful California day. Our guide, Richard, was exceptionally knowledgeable about the area, pointing out all kinds of interesting facts along the way. He was very funny and patient as we asked a hundred questions!! We didn't want to take a tradiional stars homes tour, and thought this would a more fun way to see the city. We were correct, I would recommend this tour to anyone I knew who was visiting the area!!
Rating: 5
Loved It!
Fri, Aug 19, 11   1:00 PM PatsyCat Female Unspecified Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
Not a dull moment! Guide was enthusiastic and we caught his Hollywood fever! Around every corner we turned was a an enthralling bit of juicy Hollywood gossip. It felt like a quick 2 1/2 tour. I suppose all fun things pass too quickly! Talked about the tour with friends for days. A tip at the end of the tour is optional but it ought to be at least 25%!
Rating: 5
Such a Great Time!
Sun, Aug 14, 11   1:00 PM mollystewart Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
I lived in LA till I was 30, and just came back for a visit. I never took a sightseeing tour before, but I thought my friend would enjoy it. We both had a blast!
Rating: 5
Sun, Aug 7, 11   2:00 PM Vermut Female 60-69 Local Group of Friends
The Tour was comprehensive, interesting and fun. The car was air conditioned and very comfortable -- a real treat on a hot summer day. We all recommend the tour highly.
Rating: 4
Great fun! Wish more focus on 70s to present..
Sun, Aug 7, 11   1:30 PM ashleyzalta Female 20-29 Local Group of Friends
A lot of fun!! Great guide. I wish the material focused more on the more recent celebrities (e.g., River Phoenix, John Belushi) instead of early 1900s actresses. Stories like the Black Dahlia which are very famous are good too.
Rating: 5
Informative and Entertaining
Sun, Aug 7, 11   1:30 PM Rjlevy Female 20-29 Local Group of Friends
I was grateful to have such an enthusiastic guide!! It reinvigorated my appreciation of LA, and its rich and dark history.
Rating: 5
Great tour!
Sat, Aug 6, 11   1:15 PM kcjc8080 Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
We fully enjoyed the tour. Our tour guide Richard was very knowledgeable and also quite entertaining. Had a friend with us who is an LA resident and he learned some new and interesting facts that he had never known. Would recommend this tour and we intend to take the other tours that Dearly Departed offers over the next few months!
Rating: 5
Fantastic Tour
Sat, Aug 6, 11   10:00 AM AbbiePaschal Female 50-59 Local Group of Friends
We filled the van, there were 12 of us and had a great, knowledgeable driver, Brian. He was very entertaining and knew his stuff. We had great back and forth dialog as we all are local and very familiar with Hollywood. All of us will be going again on the The Hollywood Tragical History Tour soon.
Rating: 4
Good tour guide, got more than our money's worth
Sat, Jul 30, 11   1:00 PM mickcirceo Male 40-49 Local Group of Friends
Brian D is a good tour guide. Some of the info is mythical, which was definitely OK with us. Also, we felt like he gave us much more than we paid for, and broadened the scope of the tour, which we thoroughly enjoyed. His live of movies and music provided us with a wonderful afternoon.
Rating: 5
Highly Recommended Tour!
Sat, Jul 30, 11   9:00 AM andersot Female 20-29 Local Group of Friends
I was very impressed by this tour. I am interested in the Manson murders and have read several books on the topic, but was surprised to find that I learned some new information on the tour. Not only did I learn some new tidbits about the murders, but I also learned a little about Los Angeles during the time of the murders which was very neat. I enjoyed the tour guide as he wasn't pretentious about his knowledge of the murders. The tour guide asked for input at several times which was enjoyable as opposed to being lectured to from a historical high horse. I also enjoyed the vibe of the tour; there was music of the era playing, historical videos, crime scene pictures, and a documentary that all added to the ambiance. I thought this tour was incredible and I would definitely go again.
Rating: 5
Most entertaining tour taken!
Thu, Jul 28, 11   1:00 PM TrixieRio Female 20-29 International Tourist(s) Group of Friends
Our guide, Brian, was so passionate about the tour and his job and this is what made the tour so enjoyable. It was obvious that he was not just repeating a script that he had been given. I can highly reccomend this tour, you see Hollywood while learning about its history and we had the personal, local touch of Brian. 5 stars!