City Sightseeing Bournemouth
City Sightseeing Bournemouth will start operating on 17th May 2021 with a new route for the season.
City Sightseeing Bournemouth is part of the City Sightseeing Worldwide family which operates in scores of 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 and Poole have to offer. Our friendly drivers are here to look after you and help you, if you have any questions just ask.
There are plenty of options to choose from on your day out including a boat ride from Poole or a bike ride along the route.
For your convenience City Sightseeing Bournemouth provides 23 sightseeing stops at some of Bournemouth & Poole’s most interesting places. Westbourne, Canford Cliffs, Sandbanks, Poole Park, Poole Quay & Poole Old Town. There is also a short feeder on the first two runs in the morning serving the East Over Cliff, see timetable for details. The first and last stop of the tour is at Bournemouth Pier, with a variety of main and request stops in between, but you can join the tour at any stop on route just hail the driver as the bus is approaching. Tickets are available directly from the driver.
Join us on a fantastic open top double decker bus tour of Poole Bay and the Sandbanks peninsular. Departing from Bournemouth Pier and Poole Quay, hourly every day from Monday, 17th May up and including 26th September 2021, the tour will take you to all the main sights with fine views across Poole Bay and Poole Harbour along the way.
Buy your tickets online, on the bus, from one of our ticket sellers in Bournemouth Square or at the Bournemouth Tourist Information Centre in front of Bournemouth Pier. Our Hop-On Hop-Off tickets are available for either 24 hours or 48 hours, combination Bus and Boat or Bus and Bike tickets are also available. We do not accept English concessionary bus passes.
The service runs daily between the 17th May up and 26th September 2021. The first bus leaves Bournemouth Pier at 10am and the last bus leaves at 5pm. The first bus leaves Poole Quay at 11am and the last bus leaves at 6pm.
If you decide to stay on board the tour bus for the complete route, it takes about an hour and a half, including a ten minute lay over on Poole Quay.
We do not accept English concessionary bus passes. All dogs welcome on board our buses as long as they are well behaved and kept on a lead. All our buses are wheelchair accessible.
STOPS FOR EAST CLIFF
For the convenience of visitors staying in Hotels on the Eastcliff , we pick up at the Suncliff Hotel and the East Cliff lift bus stops on East Overcliff Drive, at about 09:45 and 10:45, then head down to Bournemouth Pier ready for the first two runs of the day.
Please note that due to road closures the East Overcliff Drive bus stops will not be served during the Bournemouth Air Festival.
- City Sightseeing
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult - 24 Hours||£14.00 per ticket|
|Adult - 48 Hours||£17.00 per ticket|
|Children Under 5 - 24 Hours||Free|
|Children Under 5 - 48 Hours||Free|
|Family - 24 Hours||£36.00 per ticket|
|Family - 48 Hours||£48.00 per ticket|
|Students/Over 60 - 24 Hours||£12.00 per ticket|
|Students/Over 60 - 48 Hours||£15.00 per ticket|
|Under 16 - 24 Hours||£8.00 per ticket|
|Under 16 - 48 Hours||£10.00 per ticket|
A family ticket is 2 adults and up to 3 children.
Please see website for bus & boat and bus & bike ticket prices.
|Opening Times (17 May 2021 - 26 Sept 2021)|
|Monday - Sunday||10:00||*|
* Visit website for full timetable
Hop-on and hop-off as often as you like for 24 or 48 hours!
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Very Good33
- okielondonLondon, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesGood bus tour; Poor communication about boat comboMonday, 31st August 2020Nothing wrong with the tour itself. It's a good way to see the coast between Bournemouth and Poole. We bought the combination bus and boat package which includes one of two boat trip options from... Read full review
- JoanneO1077Merthyr Tydfil, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesReally enjoyedSaturday, 19th September 2020Great lil trip around the area, on a nice sunny day sitting up stairs in an open top bus, stopped off in Poole had lil wander around then jumped back on the bus. Got to hear some history and passed... Read full review
- NannyLadyCatHorsham, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesDon’t waste your moneySunday, 4th October 2020Firstly it’s a nightmare to find the bus stop...all the signs say the bus stop is out of use due to COVID but after waiting an hour the bus arrived at said bus stop... This is the worst bus trip... Read full review