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Boyle Tours

115 Cavendish Sq, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 3K2, Canada
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Boyles Walking Tour in St. John's---So Good!

What a fine start to our vacation on the Avalon Peninsula! When Michael Boyle met us for the start... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
Mary Jane N
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Auxvasse, Missouri
Brilliant tour

Me and my boyfriend did this tour with Michael and it was just the three of us, we learned a lot... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Emma D
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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27 Feb 2018
“Boyles Walking Tour in St. John's---So Good!”
5 Sep 2017
“Brilliant tour”
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115 Cavendish Sq, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 3K2, Canada
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

What a fine start to our vacation on the Avalon Peninsula! When Michael Boyle met us for the start of the tour wearing his bowler hat, I knew this was going to be fun. The tour was not only fun, but so chock full of...More

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MICHAEL B, Owner at Boyle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

First of all Mary Jane -thanks for taking time to reflect on your enjoyable experience with Boyle tours. Our tours are about presenting history in a dramatic way..No stodgy university history lecture here - because it vital to have an interactive tour. Questions and observations...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend did this tour with Michael and it was just the three of us, we learned a lot. Michael is a fantastic guide, he was very knowledgeable and took us to some interesting sights and we met some friendly people along the...More

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MICHAEL B, Owner at Boyle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

THANKS Emma for taking time to make your review. Each tour is an amazing cultural experience of our great city.Emma -You and your boyfriend asked me some great questions and this provides an interactive aspect to our historical tours. Thanks again. Michael B

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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Michael is engaging and entertaining. Enjoyed the tour very much. Lasts a nice amount of time not too long or too short

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MICHAEL B, Owner at Boyle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thanks Keith for taking time rom your busy Newfoundland tour -to write your kind comments.Your group had some amazing questions and I really enjoyed meeting you all.Good luck Keith -with your travels in the Port Union area. Michael B

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

6 of us took a walking tour with Michel Boyle and he fulfilled all our expectations. A bit quirky, but all the more fun therefore.

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MICHAEL B, Owner at Boyle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

YES Thanks for taking time to make your kind comments.Indeed my tour is different and above all -an unique experienced most important of all it is informative and enjoyable. Thanks Michael B

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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Great guide and very knowledgeable about the history of St. John's. Definitely worth doing early in your visit to St. John's.More

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MICHAEL B, Owner at Boyle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thanks GWB -NY for taking time to make very insightful comments about the walking tour of July 1 2017.Memorial Day /Canada 150 tour. Yes --My tours are NOT University lectures and having smaller groups means there is time for questions.Indeed History can be made entertaining...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Very interesting historic walk of downtown St. John's. Great witty orator of the area history. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour with Michael and highly recommend it.

Thank John C
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MICHAEL B, Owner at Boyle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you John for your kind comments.My tour tries to make history alive.It is a kind of seminar on the street and I am glad you enjoyed it.

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Michael knows a lot of the city and it's many Irish roots. It was great to listen to him talk so much about the history of Ireland that exists in St. john's. Definitely reccomend.More

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MICHAEL B, Owner at Boyle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

THANKS so much Colton P for taking time to share your comments on this site.Your Irish Language Studies professor Eoin Mac Geralt wanted me to do the Aly O'Brien historical tour for your University program.I was impressed with the great interest shown by all students.Indeed...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2016

We did this tour on Saturday, 3 September 2016 through Holland America's shore excursion desk. We took a bus from the ship up to the top of the hill near the Lt. Governor's mansion. Mr. Boyle is an excellent guide, full of energy and knowledge....More

Thank E P
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MICHAEL B, Owner at Boyle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

First of all EP .Many thanks for taking time to write this very insightful review.When you do a walking tour for Cruise ships for a number of years then you get to know the Commissioner at Government house and the various excellent guides in our...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We did this tour today. My mom found him very entertaining and knowledgeable about the local history. As expected the walk covers some hilly ground but it's mostly downhill. It's a good tour to start your visit with if you are unsure about what to...More

Thank Sheila S
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MICHAEL B, Owner at Boyle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2016

First of all Sheasang -Many thanks for taking time to write a very insightful review and I am sure it will be of help to readers of this site.I am so glad you noted the two most important things about the walking tour .Namely -.It...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2016

we were lucky to find that Michael was doing a walking tour on a Saturday for a bus group and let us join in. His knowledge of the City is fabulous and his stories are great. We spent two hours seeing the sites and being...More

Thank Nick D
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MICHAEL B, Owner at Boyle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2016

YES -Many thanks for your kind comments.I do remember we had a terrific group of people on that tour. Coming on my walking tours is an experience and I really was happy to include both of you with the bus tour group as I had...More

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