Bonaventure Cemetery Tours
“Where Death and Beauty Meet”. 6th Sense World’s Bonaventure Cemetery tour includes one of our Master Storytellers to guide you over two full hours through her 160 acres. Discover old Savannah places and things that just can’t be understood or experienced by simply going there on your own. Among the Top Things to Do in Savannah, the famous Bonaventure Cemetery has been voted in the top 10 most beautiful cemeteries in the world. Our 5 Star Reviews speak volumes! See for yourself on Tripadvisor!
One of the oldest sayings in Savannah is “No visit to Savannah is complete without a visit to Bonaventure Cemetery,” and with 800,000 people a year exploring 204 acres of natural splendor mixed with statues, ironwork and some of Savannah’s most famous reposed lying in state, you’ll soon understand why this should be at the very top of your Savannah-To-Do-Bucket-List! And if you’re a present fan or one to be of “Midnight In The Garden of Good & Evil,” this tour is a no-brainer. A number of the “characters” are buried here, and the cemetery itself, a setting for some of the book’s important scenes. Originally a 1750’s plantation that became Savannah’s great park during both Industrial Revolutions, Bonaventure became not only Savannah’s chief escapist place, but true to Savannah form, their setting for cocktail hour at sunset! Because of all this it was, and still remains, a great point of pride that we became the first company to offer daily cemetery tours in Bonaventure; to share her secrets and her serenity with visitors from all over the world! Most guests comment that they wish they had made this tour the very first thing they’d done in Savannah to help them grasp more about Savannah as a whole and we couldn’t agree more!
- The Most Complete Bonaventure Tour Available
- Bonaventure Plantation: The History
- Freemasonry: Secret Societies Revealed
- Little Gracie: Savannah’s Guardian Angel
- Johnny Mercer: 1568 Songs, 4 Oscars & Moon River
- Conrad Aiken: Poetry & Martinis At Sunset
- John Walz: Savannah’s Greatest Sculptor
- Harry Hervey: Screenwriter & Novelist
- Charles Coburn: Actor “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”
- Corinne Lawton: Romantic Rebel
- Symbolism, Funerary Rites & Much More!
(*) This list represents a total picture of this tour but some sites may not be covered due to guide prerogatives, other tour crowds or legal time restrictions on certain sites per Savannah laws.
Historic Bonaventure Cemetery Tour
Experience Bonaventure Cemetery and learn about Savannah's rich history.
|Tour Times:||10:00 AM and 2:00 PM (times subject to seasonal change)|
|Prices:||$25 for adults • $15 for youths 12 & under.|
|Age Limit:||No Age Limit|
|Accessibility:||All sidewalks and parks have handicap access.|
|Weather:||We hold the Bonaventure Cemetery tours rain or shine, so please dress accordingly.|
|Restrooms:||Limited Availability. Please refresh prior to arrival.|
|Pets:||Service Animals Only please.|
Tours begin inside the Jewish entrance of Bonaventure Cemetery by the picnic tables (330 Bonaventure Rd., Savannah, GA 31404)
The Bonaventure Cemetery
John Berendt gave Bonaventure Cemetery stories to us in his novel’s pages, “Midnight In The Garden of Good and Evil.” Your Host will introduce you to famous people buried here, including songwriter Johnny Mercer, Little Gracie, Pulitzer Prize poet Conrad Aiken, author and screenplay writer Harry Hervey. You’ll hear about enough “every day” Savannah folks’ stories that you’ll be dizzy with southern storytelling and old Savannah images that will keep you coming back again and again for a Lifetime!
Tours operate year round, rain or shine, with advance reservations. Please dress appropriately.
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