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City Sightseeing Bournemouth

Bournemouth BH1 2JN, England
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City Sightseeing Bournemouth Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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City Sightseeing Bournemouth is part of the City Sightseeing Worldwide family which operates in more than 90 cities throughout the world. Hop on and Hop off the bus as much as you like at any of the bus stops on the route and see all the best sights Bournemouth has to offer. The 2017 service will run from the 8th April until the 23rd September, departing every hour from Bournemouth Pier between 9am and 5pm, providing stunning views and a lively commentary. 23 stops including: Bournemouth Pier Bournemouth Square Westcliff Westbourne Sandbanks Poole Park Poole Quay Poole Railway Station Ashley Cross Triangle Tickets are valid for 24 or 48 hours so you can hop on and off the bus at your leisure. Bus and boat combination tickets are also available, with the bus connecting with the well known City Cruises from Poole Harbour. Our 24/48 hour bus & boat ticket gives you unlimited travel on the boat as well to experience the Harbour Cruise or go all the way to Swanage Pier and come back later in the afternoon. Tickets can be purchased directly from the driver with cash or in advance from our pavement sellers by the Tourism Information Office, Travel Interchange office or on our website.
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Bournemouth BH1 2JN, England
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Great bus tour and very informative. Bought ticket to include ferry trip around brownsea island. Never realised poole was such an expensive area to live! Stayed at royal bath hotel so bus stop literally two minute walk. Winter timetable only operates hourly. Staff friendly. Worth...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Lucky to be in Poole for the last weekend of this open bus tour. Excellent, on time, good commentary via ear phones, hourly frequency but fine if you only get on and off once or twice. Nice routing along coast. Sunny weather helped. Well done...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Tour takes around 1 hour 30 minutes. Given earphones to listen to the audio tour, some interesting facts .

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

This tour is OK but very basic - including the bus which was old and quite dirty. The journey ran basically on time but seemed to repeat quite a lot of the route but double backing on itself. Overall an OK activity but I'm sure...More

Thank Britney_17
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

We were picked up outside Hot Rocks cafe, having purchased a ticket for both the bus and the harbour cruise (around Poole), the journey ran smooth until we encountered a leak which gave our driver no option but to pull over. Despite having to wait...More

Thank Mu7
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Excellent informative tour for all the family with a good route and highly flexible approach to hop on hop off over 24 and 48 hour ticket periods. My children enjoyed the sightseeing tour so much that we are planning to come to Bournemouth again to...More

Thank anh67
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

I am still on holiday in Bournemouth and bought a 48 hr bus tour ticket having read online that it was wheelchair accessible. My wife and I used the tour bus on Monday to get to Poole, where we boarded the boat for the Jurrasic...More

Thank Stevewiththestick
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DiscoverDorsetLtd, Guest Relations Manager at City Sightseeing Bournemouth, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

I am very sorry that you experienced a problem with the ramp on the bus you were on. Unfortunately it was not reported to us on the Monday at the end of the shift and so the same bus was used for the service on...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

It's great to hop on bus, very reasonable price plus you can get a boat cruise as a addition in swanage tour...highly recommended.

Thank Aziz S
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

The cost for the trip was 12 pound each for about 1 and half hours on the bus.You can get on and off at any time.Good wsy to see poole and sandbanks and other places.Great when sun is shining.

Thank paul r
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We decided to bus along to Poole Harbour on this open top service. £30 for a family was a bargain! The bus driver called Cindy was very friendly, happy and informative and she welcomed us onto the bus. We all loved listening to the tour...More

Thank Jo C
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