Dearly Departed Tours

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Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.8  513 rating points
# of Reviews Positive
= Overall
% Positive Average
Last 3 months 48 132 0 = 132 100% 4.9
Last 6 months 113 293 0 = 293 100% 4.8
Last 12 months 197 517 4 = 513 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 15 100% 5.0 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Hollywood Movie Tours! 10 100% 4.8 Read Reviews Info & Tickets
Rating Date Attended Reviewer Sort Descending Gender Age Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 5
Enjoyable and informative
Sat, Mar 29  9:00 AM todd727 Male 40-49 International Tourist(s) Individual
The Helter Skelter Tragical tour despite the dark history of the subject is an interesting and highly entertaining tour, the multimedia presentation interlaced with Scott's amazing knowledge of the case and hollywood history in general, you even see all the subcultures of LA whilst on it. Willy Wonka in his purple Willy Wonka car, tranny prostitute and a guy walking the streets with a matic (trench Digging tool). Looking forward to going on his other tours on my next trip to LA
Rating: 5
The departed and much much more.
Fri, Jan 18, 13   1:00 PM TMullins45 Unspecified 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
Brian knows L.A. and its history and obviously works hard to be good at his job. He is! He delivers a tour that's not just about the departed, but includes a lot of other fascinating L.A. information. I'm recommending this tour to all my friends who go to L.A. I've been going to L.A. for years and finally decided to do a tour. I couldn't have picked a better one. Thanks for a great time!
Rating: 5
Definately Dearly Departed
Sun, Mar 16  1:00 PM tmcooleyweb Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Other
We had an awesome time on the Dearly Departed Tour. As a couple of teachers in for a conference, this was just the humorously wonderful way to see Hollywood. The tour guide was fantastic. Very knowledgeable about everything, not just the dark side. The little museum inside was fantastic and they had some really nifty stuff. We were able to stop and get some great photos (although we couldn't possibly have had time to get out of the vehicle). The tour came complete with a binder of info to look at at various stops along the way (can't keep the binder). I highly recommend this tour!!
Rating: 5
Entertaining and Informative
Sun, Mar 13, 11   9:00 AM tmccag2 Male 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
We had a great time on the tour. Scott is very knowledgeable on Helter Skelter and does a great job on the presentation. I would recommend the tour for anyone.
Rating: 5
Best Tour in LA
Sat, Mar 12, 11   1:00 PM tmccag2 Male 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
This tour is a must for anyone that has even a modest interest in seeing the controversial and dark side of Hollywood. They packed so much information into 3 hours it was incredible. We had Brian as our tour guide and he was fantastic. We may do this tour again on our next trip to LA.
Rating: 5
Great Tour
Sat, Mar 12, 11   10:00 AM tmccag2 Male 30-39 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
We really enjoyed this tour. We loved how they'd show the movie scenes on screen and then took you to the place that the scenes were filmed. Brian was a great tour guide. He was enthusiastic and informative.
Rating: 4
good entertainment, knowledgable guide
Sun, Jul 18, 10   1:30 PM tmcbain Male 30-39 International Tourist(s) Group of Friends
Rating: 5
The best tour in Los Angeles
Fri, Mar 18, 11   1:00 PM tmboc1 Female 40-49 Local Group of Friends
If you like the history of Hollywood and all of its lurid details, this is for you! With great enthusiasm and knowledge, the Dearly Departed tour gives you fascinating details of past and present celebs, not only where they might've passed away but where they lived, along with some famous movie sites and trivia. This tour is for the young and old and should not be missed!
Rating: 5
Great 3 hour tour of the town
Fri, Jan 21, 11   1:00 PM tmarandola Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Unspecified
We had a great tour with Brian. Although there were only four of us on the tour I thought we would get the abbreviated version. Not at all. The tour lasted 3 hours. Brian answered all of our questions and then some. Look forward to taking another tour with them.
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
The Best Tour in LA
Fri, Sep 26  1:00 PM TK42183 Male 30-39 International Tourist(s) Family Without Children
We've been coming to LA for more than 10 years annually and have always found tours to be a fun way to see the city, so we've done a few. None compare to Dearly Departed tours. We did the classic Tragical History tour and had an absolute blast. Our guide was incredibly fun and knowledgeable, the vibe on the bus was friendly and hilarious and the tour content was just fascinating. You learn all of the city's darkest secrets, but also see a huge amount of LA/Hollywood/West Hollywood/Beverly Hills and more. The museum back at the office was incredible, and Scott, the owner, was a great guy to talk to. I wish I could remember our guide's name, he was world class. All I can say is we'll be back. 110%. A great company that deserve your business.
Rating: 5
Sun, Jul 27, 08   1:00 PM tj1716 Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
Scott was extremely knowledgeable and very entertaining. We had a great time - lots of laughs as well as facts we never knew before. The tour was a great value.
Rating: 5
Haunting, Disturbing, Sad, but Fun
Fri, Aug 8, 08   9:00 AM tiredoldhag Female 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Individual
Learn all the gory details about those two horrible nights in August of 1969 and see where the gruesome events took place as ever-knowledgeable Host Scott Michaels leads you through Hollywood, Los Feliz, Silver Lake, Benedict Canyon and beyond. Hear about the last moments of Sharon Tate and her friends as well as Leno & Rosemary LaBianca in graphic detail and you will understand why this was the crime of the century. Never boring, sometimes heartbreaking, always fascinating, this tour will stay with you long after its conclusion.
Rating: 5
Day of Death
Wed, Aug 6, 08   1:00 PM tiredoldhag Female 40-49 Local Individual
If you want to experience the underside of Hollywood and hear all the juicy gossip about celebrities' deaths, then the Dearly Departed Tour is for you. River Phoenix, Elizabeth Short and Sharon Tate are just a few of Hollywood's victims that you will learn about on this fascinating tour with Host Scott Michaels, our resident expert on death.
Rating: 5
Excellent, entertaining, tour
Sat, Jul 24, 10   10:00 AM tinster67 Female 40-49 Local Group of Friends
This tour uses a smaller vehicle that seats only 12 or so people, which allows for a more personalized tour, with interaction with the tour operator. The tour shows a movie clip on the dvd player in the van, and then shows you the actual place used in the clip. Every location you are shown is documented by the clips, so there is no question that what you are seeing is real. Brian, our tour operator, was a font of Hollywood knowledge, and kept the tour fun, interesting, and informative. He shared personal knowledge and information, in addition to what was memorized patter, and was happy to answer questions and have a conversation. I live in LA and have taken several different tours with out of town guests, and would not only recommend this tour (and the Dearly Departed Tour, run by the same tour company), but this will be the tour I take out of town guests on going forward.