Frequently Asked Questions:
Any restrictions to participate in a Segway Tour?
You must be 16 years old with a valid driver’s license to participate in a tour. (We do have on-site demonstrations for those who don’t meet the age requirement.) Weigh between 100 to 260 lbs, cannot be pregnant and have the ability to stand unassisted for at least thirty minutes.
What if I have never ridden a Segway before?
You will be given thorough instructions from our experienced guides before gliding on the streets of Newport. Each tour has between 6-8 people per guide.
How long are the tours?
The Newport Adventure is 3 hours
Ocean Drive Tour is 1½ hours
Bellevue Avenue Tour is 1 hour
Times may vary depending on group size and experience level.
How do I purchase tickets for a tour?
Tickets are available on our webiste. Also, customers can call our Thames Street location at 401-619-4010 for tickets.
What is the refund policy?
Tour tickets will be refunded for their full amount, less a $2 processing fee per ticket up to 48 hours before tour departure. No refunds will be given on any tickets after that time.
Is inclement weather a factor?
We glide rain or shine!!
What should I wear/bring on the tour?
Sunglasses or prescription glasses are required. You will be provided a helmet. Comfortable flat soled shoes are suggested. Each Segway has a bag on the front capable of holding a wallet, small purse, cell phone and/or camera.
Where does the tour leave from?
Segway of Newport in the heart of downtown Newport at 438 Thames Street. (Between Young and Howard Street) The closest parking lot is on Lee’s Wharf, the right-hand turn before our store.
What should we give our guide for gratuity?
Most participants give their guide 15 to 20% of the total tour price.