Lake Havasu City Convention & Visitors Bureau Visitor Center 422 English Village Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403
Fees: $10 per person, children 12 & under free
Hours :Months: Oct-Apr Days of Operation: Tues, Thu, Sat Departure Times: 11:00 am Departure Location: Lake Havasu City Visitor Center Group Size: minimum 4, up to 24 Length of Tour: 90 min
Description:How did the world famous London Bridge come to its unlikely home in Arizona? Hear the story of how the bridge made its way to Lake Havasu City from London, England. Walk around, under and over the bridge as others have done before you from as early as the Roman Times.The walking tour is a half mile walk and includes climbing some stairs (51 stairs total to the top of the bridge).The walking tour utilizes state-of-the-art wireless technology that allows visitors to hear every word of the entire tour and move freely, even if they are not standing immediately adjacent to the guide. The audio system eliminates ambient noise so there are no distractions, and the rapport with the group remains clear, understandable and entertaining. The wireless receivers are lightweight and worn around the neck with a lanyard. Each guest is provided with new ear buds and receivers are sanitized after each tour. Our guides sound as if they were an arm’s length away, even over distances of up to 100 feet away.You may also purchase the walking tour on a CD for $15 in the Visitor Center or through our online store.
Other:Attire: Wear comfortable walking shoes. Physical Restrictions: Stairs are part of the tour.
About Jan Kassies:Jan Kassies has been a resident of Lake Havasu City since 2003. He is the Director of Visitor Services at the Lake Havasu City CVB and a former educator in the Netherlands. He has a love of history and cultures and is fluent in four languages.
“The history of the London Bridge is not just in the structure itself. It isn’t the granite stones nor the architecture of the bridge that make for a good story. It’s the people and even the animals that have walked over and inhabited the bridge that make it interesting.”
- Months: Oct-Apr
- Group Size: Minimum 4, up to 24
- Departure Times: 11 am
- Length of Tour: 1.5