Learn about Savannah’s Craft Beer Culture on the Brews Cruise
Tour Savannah’s Local Breweries, for educational tours of beer making process & learning about the different styles. Breweries included on tours are Southbound Brewing Co, Coastal Empire Beer Co, & Moon River Brewing Co. Full Tour Includes 14oz souvenir mug, beer tasting sheet/scorecard, & samples. Only 21+ w/ID.
You’ll be transported in style to each of our breweries. Over the 3.5 hours of the Brews Cruise, you’ll have the chance to sample anywhere between 10-15 different beers. Of course, you’re not ‘required’ to drink all of the samples (and if you do we highly recommend that you have a designated driver).
Full Tour Package $47.00… $45.00 + $1 city tax and $1 ticketing fee
Designated Driver $22.00… $20.00 + $1 city tax and $1 ticketing fee
215 Whitaker St Savannah GA 31401 – Smith Beauty & Barber Supply Parking lot
Thursday & Friday 4:45 pm
Saturdays 12:45 pm
Cancellation Policy Tickets are non-refundable, 48-hour notice to reschedule the tour.
Max # of guests per tour: 13
Where does the Brews Cruise start?
All Tours depart from the Parking lot of Smith Beauty & Barber Supply. Located at 215 Whitaker Street in downtown Savannah. 1/2 block South of Oglethorpe Ave. on the right.
Where can I park?
There are many of Public Parking Garages in the downtown area. All are a short walk to Starting & Ending points of the tour. Most of downtown has pay On-Street parking, with most meters are only requiring payment from 8 am-5:30 pm. There is also some private parking lots that require 24-hour payments, so read where you are parking carefully. On Saturdays, there may be some parking at Smith Beauty & Barber Supply, but it is not guaranteed, and all parking is at your own risk. The tours last stop is Moon River Brewing Company, located on Bay Street at Whitaker Street. There is the Whitaker Street Parking Garage located directly across the street from Moon River, as well as Ellis Square Parking Garage a stone’s throw from Moon River.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I purchase a Designated Drivers Ticket??
There are Designated Driver tickets available for $22.00. Designated Drivers will not be served any alcohol on the Brews Cruise tour.
What can I expect on the Brews Cruise?
Our tours are knowledge-based. You will be given detailed information about the beer brewing process, learn about the nuances of different beer styles, and learn about the breweries & people behind the beer. Your Brews Cruise guide and the staff of the breweries you will visit are very knowledgeable and will gladly answer any questions you may have.
What is the appropriate attire for the tour?
Anything comfortable is appropriate… however, closed-toed shoes are recommended for safety reasons in the breweries!
Are there any nearby hotels?
There are several hotels within easy walking distance. Hotels include the Hyatt Regency, DeSoto Hilton, Cotton Sail, Bohemian Hotel, River Street Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Andaz Hotel, as well as many others.
What is the appropriate amount to tip your guide?
According to tipping.org, tour guides are typically given a gratuity of 10-15% of the price of the tour, but any amount is greatly appreciated by your tour guide.
Is alcohol or food allowed on the tour vehicle?
You may not bring alcoholic beverages on the tour with you. However, food may be brought on board, as long as you clean up after yourself. Also, if you arrive for the tour impaired, it is at the guide’s discretion whether you will be allowed to participate in the tour or if you will be allowed to enjoy tastings.
Can minors or dogs join the tour?
Adults 18 or older are welcome to join the tour and pay the designated driver price. Although many of the breweries are dog-friendly, we do not allow pets on the tour.
What is the refund/cancellation policy?
We have a 24-hour cancellation policy (48 hours for parties of 4 or more). Cancellations made less than 24 hours before the start of your scheduled tour (48 hours for parties of 4 or more) will be charged full ticket price. Call (912) 667-0575 for exceptions. We may also have to cancel tours in the instance of inclement weather. If we cancel a tour, for this reason, you will receive a full refund and a $5 per person discount on a future tour.
- There is a 4-person minimum for each tour; in the event the minimum # of cruisers is not met, the tour is subject to cancellation. If your tour is canceled, you will be contacted by Savannah Brews Cruise prior to your tour date.
- The Brews Cruise Tour Guide will not leave any later than 10 minutes after the scheduled departure time, no matter the size of the group.
Does Savannah Brews Cruise offer Private Tours?
Tour groups with 9 or more people may ask for a Private Tour Booking. Private Tour Bookings will be billed as a single payment. Please call or e-mail for pricing and details.