Bonaventure Cemetery Tours

Step into Savannah's past as we tour Bonaventure Cemetery

11 am | 90 Minute Tour 7 Days per Week Starts at Bonaventure Cemetery
Ages 12+: $19.95 | Ages 6-11: $9.95 | Ages 5 & under: Free

Tour one of the World's most famous Cemeteries - Bonaventure

Highlights:

  • Learn about the History of Bonaventure Cemetery
  • Get to know some of the most famous 'residents' of Bonaventure Cemetery, including Little Gracie, Conrad Aiken, Johnny Mercer and more
  • You'll enjoy a peaceful walk through the cemetery, enjoying the beautiful scenery, and sometimes the local wildlife

You can not visit Savannah without touring Bonaventure Cemetery

Bonaventure Cemetery is consistently named the most beautiful cemetery in America, and one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the World. All it takes is a few minutes inside of this historic burial ground to see why. Bonaventure is rich in beauty, wonder, and history. Our Guided Tours of Bonaventure Cemetery allow you to have a greater understanding of the history and the people who make Bonaventure the treasure that it is.

Our Bonaventure Cemetery tour starts near the front gates of this historic burial ground. As we make our way through the dirt paths and burial plots, you'll hear about the famous people buried here, some of them from the 1700's. You'll find famous performers and celebrities, as well as Savannah's foudning fathers buried right here in Bonaventure.

One of the things you'll notice right away about Bonaventure is the wealth of mature, live oaks. These trees provide ample shade for our tours, ensuring that even on the hottest days you'll remain a few degrees cooler than the surrounding areas.

Our Bonaventure Cemetery Tours are very popular, often selling out days or weeks in advance. For this reason, we require all of our guests to purchase tickets in advance. You can purchase tickets online, or by calling us at 888-859-5375.

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What will you experience on the Bonaventure Tour?

Famous Grave Sites

Famous Grave Sites

Throughout Bonaventure Cemetery, you'll find burial plots and tombs to Savannah's most famous and influential residents from times past. On our guided tour of Bonaventure Cemetery, you'll get to see these majestic burial areas. You'll also hear the background information and stories of these famous people.

Little Gracie, in Bonaventure Cemetery

Little Gracie

Perhaps the most famous, and most visited grave in Bonaventure Cemetery belongs to 'Little Gracie'. Every year, tens of thousands of people flock to her grave, in an attempt to comfort the soul of this little girl, who lost her life in Savannah. On our tour of Bonaventure Cemetery, you'll get to see the burial plot and statue of Little Gracie. We'll also tell you the story of how this little girl came to be buried so far away from her family.

Cemetery Symbolism

Cemetery Symbolism

Throughout Bonaventure Cemetery, you'll find symbolism everywhere you look. Each of these symbols, statues and markers mean something, but do you know what they mean? As we walk through Bonaventure Cemetery your guide will be pointing out classic examples of Cemetery Symbolism and what they mean. After this tour you'll be able to walk through any Cemetery and know what you're looking at and what hidden meaning it holds.

Meet at Bonaventure Cemetery

Our tour of Bonaventure Cemetery starts at, you guessed it, Bonaventure Cemetery. When you arrive at the cemetery, you'll find your guide at the main house, right near the entrance. Other companies often start in the same location, so please ensure that you're checking in with 'Ghost City'.

The address to Bonaventure Cemetery is 330 Bonaventure Rd, Thunderbolt, GA 31404. It is a drive, of about 15 minutes, from the Historic District. You'll find that ride sharing options like Uber or Lyft to be great options to get to Bonaventure.

If you are running late or need directions please call our office at 888-859-5375.

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