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City Sightseeing Bournemouth

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“open top bus”(11 reviews)
“hour ticket”(5 reviews)
“boat tour”(4 reviews)
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...more
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
As featured in One Day in Bournemouth
Bournemouth BH1 2JN, England
+44 1202 557007
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Loved this tour on open top bus with my daughter, took us around sandbanks and round to Poole. Bought the dual ticket to then board the boat to Swanage around the Jurassic coast and old Harry rocks which was just gorgeous! The staff on the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank honest-taylor
Reviewed 16 October 2018

This bus is a useful way to tour around the combined Poole/Bournemouth area without having to worry about finding places to park your car. It covers all the major tourist attractions and shopping opportunities in the area. The whole route takes about 90 minutes, and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dagdabear
DiscoverDorsetLtd, Manager at City Sightseeing Bournemouth, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Thank you for your detailed review! We are glad you enjoyed the trip and we hope to see you soon again!

Reviewed 2 September 2018

Sat outside upstairs on the bus to get good views but if you are not sat by a speaker forget about hearing any commentary. Got off at Poole Quay but bus did not arrive until 15 mins after timetable time so missed the boat trip...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Janet W
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The sightseeing trip runs every hour from Bournemouth Pier through to Sandbanks and Poole and back again. Once you have paid you can hop on and off as many times as you like. We joined the bus at Bournemouth Pier and went through to Poole...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

We were in Bournemouth for a couple of days and decided to go on the City Sightseeing Tour bus. The tour takes you through Bournemouth, Sandbanks and Poole. You get to hear lots of interesting and fascinating facts along the way through the audio commentary....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Matt B
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

This sightseeing trip was absolutely superb! Well worth the money. We set off from Bournemouth at 11.00 and we alighted the bus at Poole old harbour (stage 15) at just after 12.00. We had three hours in Poole and we found loads to do. Then...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ian_Chapman
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Family hopped on at East cliff and used this as our main mode of transport all day, getting great value for money from our tickets. Sat right round whole tour twice which was great and very entertaining. Not all commentary corresponded with exact locations, but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Maris F
Reviewed 30 July 2018

the beach in Bournemouth is excellent for little kids and adults loads of things to do you could invite family and friends

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the trip around Poole and Bournmouth and by purchasing a two day ticket we managed to see a lot of the area.you need to be quick off the mark and push the bell before the stop you need as they don't stop at...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

This was not an unpleasant trip, but most of the commentary was difficult to hear, apart from the Bournemouth jingle which could be heard too well and was very irritating. Not as scenic as I would have hoped, quite a large part of the route...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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