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City Sightseeing Bournemouth

Bournemouth's open top sightseeing bus parked near the beach


  • City Sightseeing

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult - 24 Hours£13.00 per ticket
Adult - 48 Hours£16.00 per ticket
Children Under 5 - 24 HoursFree
Children Under 5 - 48 HoursFree
Family - 24 Hours£33.00 per ticket
Family - 48 Hours£45.00 per ticket
Students/Over 60 - 24 Hours£11.00 per ticket
Students/Over 60 - 48 Hours£14.00 per ticket
Under 16 - 24 Hours£7.00 per ticket
Under 16 - 48 Hours£9.00 per ticket

A family ticket is 2 adults and up to 3 children.
Please see website for bus & boat ticket prices.

Opening Times

Open (4 Apr 2020 - 27 Sept 2020)

* Departures Times Bournemouth
09:00 & 18:00 Daily
Hop-on and hop-off as often as you like for 24 or 48 hours!

Boscombe Bus Station
Ashley Rd
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Tel01202 557007



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Sirenita123
      Coventry, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Great service to see Bournemouth and Poole
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 21st September 2019
      This was a great way to travel around Bournemouth, Sandbanks, the Chines and Poole. A really interesting tour of the area with lots of detail and some great local knowledge. It runs once an hour and... Read full review
    • okielondon
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Good bus tour; Poor communication about boat combo
      3 of 5 stars
      Monday, 31st August 2020
      Nothing 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
    • JoanneO1077
      Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Really enjoyed
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 19th September 2020
      Great 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

    Map & Directions

    Public Transport Directions

    23 stops including: Bournemouth Pier, Bournemouth Square, Boscombe Pier and Shops, Westbourne, Southbourne & Hengistbury Head!

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