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Island Breezers

Ryde House Ryde House Drive, Ryde PO33 3FE, England
+44 1983 827000
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Excellent way to travel around the island

We cycled over to the Isle of Wight and the breezers were great for exploring and learning lots... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rosie B
via mobile
Beautiful.

Would highly recommend going on one of these tours. Such beautiful sites and great to learn the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
molrx
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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The Downs Breezer provides a glimpse of the delights of the Island from the scenic coastline on our open-top buses. It’s a circular route through the heart of the Isle of Wight’s pretty countryside with breathtaking views stretching over the expanse of the Solent across to mainland. Starting in Ryde, the route runs every 60 minutes, in an anti-clockwise direction, through Sandown and Brading , across the tops of The Downs, through the charming villages of Fishbourne, Wootton & Bembridge. Running daily from 24 June 2017 – 3 September 2017 the Downs Breezer departs Ryde bus station every 60 minutes from 1000 until 1700. Tickets last 24 hours, giving visitors a chance to really make the most of the service.
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Ryde House Ryde House Drive, Ryde PO33 3FE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We cycled over to the Isle of Wight and the breezers were great for exploring and learning lots about the island. The drivers were friendly and informative and the fares were extremely reasonable.

1  Thank Rosie B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would highly recommend going on one of these tours. Such beautiful sites and great to learn the history

Thank molrx
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We did not exactly take the Breezer, we travelled on the Island Coaster from Ryde, but it is shown within this group. Whilst there is no commentary and only one bus per day, it gives an excellent tour, keeping close to the coast including Bembridge,...More

Thank bsandrs
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Took the Downs Breezer from I.O.W Zoo to Ryde bus station. It was a sunny day so even more fun. Enjoyed the commentary along the way. The driver was very friendly and helpful staff. Worth a trip and quicker than the No. 8 bus as...More

Thank Nick_k_uk
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Took this open top bus tour on a lovely sunny day. Aptly named as definitely very breezy when in motion. Cheerful driver with sense of humour. Great value.

Thank Shelley S
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

A must when visiting the IOW . A lovely female driver took us on a tour of a part of the island I wish we could have had more time to visit the whole island as it's beautiful.

Thank paulandsarah2014
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We took the Downs Breezer from Sandown to Ryde, stopped off for the afternoon, then hopped back on. It was punctual, cheap, fun (open top bus), and informative. It goes a circular route, so you don’t hear the same commentary twice.

Thank Rousers
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

A wonderful service and lots of stops or fantastic scenery if you choose to stay on the bus. Prices are reasonable for families, OAP, etc etc. Drivers are really lovely and helpful. Recommended to see the islands spots. Start your day early if you're wishing...More

1  Thank Carla S
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Weather your 3-80 years old you will always have a great time onboard one of Southern Vectis's Luxury Open top Buses fresh out of the depot and always friendly staff and a fun approach to the Open Top Bus tours profile "Probably the Best Bus...More

Thank Tobie H
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We paid £5 a person for a 90 minute trip around half the island. Perfect way to see the sites that you could visit at a later stage. The commentary was good albeit a little quiet with the wind in your hair. Catch the bus...More

1  Thank Jeanetteandsteve
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