Dearly Departed Tours

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Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.8  516 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
= Overall
% Positive Average
Last 3 months 52 144 0 = 144 100% 4.9
Last 6 months 117 302 0 = 302 100% 4.8
Last 12 months 198 520 4 = 516 99% 4.8
All 1,733 4,462 41 = 4,421 99% 4.7
Ratings by Activity
(Each activity's ratings from the last 12 months)
% Positive Average
Dearly Departed's Hollywood Tragical History Tour 410 99% 4.8 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Helter Skelter Tragical History Tour 78 97% 4.8 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Nasty Nellie Oleson Tour 18 100% 5.0 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Hollywood Movie Tours! 10 100% 4.8 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Rating Date Attended Reviewer Gender Age Where From? Group Type? Sort Descending
Rating: 5
Lots of fun, even for the youngens
Wed, Jul 31, 13   4:15 PM thaliasoto17 Female 20-29 Local Family With Children
Went for my sister's 18th birthday, our 12 year old sister tagged along and we all thoroughly enjoyed the tour. It was a new way to look at the city we call home. Our tour guide was very entertaining and even he looked like he was having fun.
Rating: 5
Wed, Jul 24, 13   1:00 PM Llpdolphin Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
Brian gave the tour. He was pretty enthusiastic in his presentation and was admittedly ADD! He made the tour fun (as far as death goes). If I'm ever back in LA I will definitely take the Manson tour.
Rating: 5
Great tour.
Fri, Jul 12, 13   1:00 PM Georgecos Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
Very interesting and fun. Brian Donnelly, our guide, was super-enthusiastic and knowledgeable. I recommend this tour highly to anyone interested in Hollywood.
Rating: 4
very well researched and interesting
Fri, Jul 5, 13   1:00 PM GRETLUCH Female 50-59 Combination Family With Children
bus was clean and comfortable. driver and owner very informative and obviously extremely interested in the subject, which made it quite interesting.
Rating: 4
More fun than macbre
Sat, Jun 29, 13   1:00 PM jerrykuznik Male 40-49 Local Family With Children
I love returning to my old smog shrouded stomping grounds of the 70s! "Atlantis will rise. Sunset Blvd will fall. Where the beach used to be, there won't be anything at all. They tell me the fault line runs right through here." I was really expecting creepy, but it was actually more factual and entertaining. Bryan was a great guy and was able to hold my 15 year olds attention (no easy feat!). Overall, very good!
Rating: 5
Excellent tour as expected and more!
Sat, Jun 22, 13   1:00 PM mseago Female 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
Late review...but here goes. This tour was at the top of my list when my 16 yr old daughter and I drove cross-country to L.A. this past June. We met Scott and talked before the tour, saw all his cool merchandise too! Brian was our tour guide and was the best! Before the tour he gave us the best tip ever...the following Monday, Jerry Bruckheimer was getting his star on the Walk of Fame and Johnny Depp would be giving a speech, that alone made my trip 100 times better! Back to the tour...I knew what to expect and explained some of it to my daughter. I knew most of the death sites as I had been on the website but still wanted to see them. Brian added in alot more fun stuff as well...for example one of first sights was the Scientology Celebrity Centre. We toured seveal sights in Hollywood, Weho and Beverly Hills. He even stopped at the Viper Room so those of us who wished to could hop off and take pictures...which I did of course! Another highlight was Brian drove around Chateau Marmont so we could see the entrance of John Belushi's bungalow...I was just thrilled to see the Marmont itself! The tour was excellent and I recommend it to everyone. Hope to one day return to L.A. to do the Helter Skelter tour!
Rating: 5
Fantastic fun on Father's Day!
Sun, Jun 16, 13   1:00 PM Lucy1010 Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
A great way to spend the afternoon in Hollywood. Not only do you see the underbelly of Tinseltown, but many historical and interesting sights. I highly recommend it !
Rating: 5
Awesome experience!
Sun, Jun 16, 13   10:00 AM DougRenfro Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
This tour was exactly what we wanted: enthusiastic, knowledgeable and intimate - the van is small enough to allow a personal experience vs the massive tour buses - the driver/tour guide is obvoiusly enamored with movies and was wonderfully animated - arrive early to tour the office, which is also a small museum of cool Hollywood artifacts
Rating: 5
A Must Do
Sun, Jun 16, 13   9:00 AM sharijones Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
We had a very good time and was very intrigued by the amount of information that the guide had to deliver. You will not be disappointed if you choose this tour. I highly recommend this to everyone...
Rating: 4
Good tour
Sat, Jun 8, 13   9:30 AM Ldateele Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
I enjoyed the knowledge my tour guide Brian provided. Had hoped for a few other sites on the tour that we didn't get to see. Would have enjoyed leaving the area a bit and heading out to a few of the other communities.
Rating: 5
My son planned this for a mothers day celebration.
Sun, May 12, 13   1:00 PM rebelyell Female 60-69 Local Family With Children
It was one of the best and out of the norm Mothers Day I have had in 30 years. I would highly recommend this day of adventure for all. My son planned the entire outing and I could not think of any other way I would have rather spent it. I was raised in San Marino and never took the "Hollywood Tours"....what I missed in all these years. Richard and Jane were the best hosts....definately a must to come back. I have taught Jazzercise (yes it is still around) for 38 years and I announced to my class of 50 plus the fabulous time we had. There was so much information packed into the 3 hours I could not remember half of what we experienced. I just know and will always remember what an experience we had. Thank you.... still talking about it. Karen and her son Cristian. San Juan Capistrano, CA home of the Swallows.( the birds of love)
Rating: 5
Awesome tour with exceptional hosts
Wed, May 8, 13   1:00 PM staffy72 Male 40-49 International Tourist(s) Family With Children
The tour was great and our host Richard had exceptional knowledge of Hollywood and its history. Our son loves the Doors and not only did Scott speak with our son about how cool he thought this was, Richard detoured of the tour to show us some sights of the Doors. This was the third time my wife had taken the tour and the second time I had and it was absolutely fantastic. Our kids loved this and we would absolutely recommend anyone who goes to LA not miss this tour. Thanks for an awesome time
Rating: 5
Awesome tour!!
Sat, Apr 27, 13   1:00 PM Fwooton Female 30-39 Local Family With Children
Best tour ever!! Our tour guide Brian knew his stuff!! I enjoyed everything!!
Rating: 5
Highly Recommended!--Hollywood Movie Tours
Sun, Mar 31, 13   10:00 AM vonweu Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
Highlight of our trip to LA. Equally enjoyed by 53 year old me and my 17 year old son. Good mix of relatively recent (last couple of decades) and classic (50's-60's) movie selections. Seeing the actual clips of the movie scenes as you stop--the van actually stops (although you don't get out) at the locations and doesn't just drive by--at each location adds immensely to the experience. You also see a few stars' homes in addition. A fringe benefit of taking the tour is seeing beautiful LA residential neighborhoods--e.g., Hancock Park, Los Feliz--that you might otherwise miss, where the houses aren't behind hedges or gates. A bathroom break is provided mid-way through the trip, but that is actually the only negative thing I have to say about the tour. The break is at a McDonald's whose restroom facilities are poorly maintained and apparently frequented by street people. Suggestion to tour operator: please find another place for the bathroom break.
Rating: 5
Second time visit and will come back again!
Fri, Mar 29, 13   1:00 PM csgaetz Female 40-49 International Tourist(s) Family With Children
Best tour in town. way more than just a tour of the stars.