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SW Best of Edmonton Bus Tour provided by Big E Tours

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SW Best of Edmonton Bus Tour

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US$ 20.79
2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 03/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from SW Best of Edmonton Bus Tour
For those guests without masks we will have disposable masks on the bus for sale at a low cost
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Updated 03/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
See more of Edmonton than you would if exploring on foot on a bus tour that brings the history of the city to life. Onboard commentary means that you’ll benefit from the insider knowledge of your guide as you travel between top attractions and lesser-known landmarks without having to worry about navigating.
  • Skip the stress of car hire on a bus tour of Edmonton
  • Letting someone else drive allows you to enjoy the scenery
  • Get the inside scoop on local culture and history from a guide
  • An obvious choice for first-time visitors
Important Information
Departure Point
9930 102 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5J 5H7, Canada
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Live commentary on board
  • Driver/guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately (should we have to vacate the bus for any reason)
  • Guests can bring food and drink onto the bus for personal consumption.
  • A minimum of 1 person per booking is required
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before departure time to allow the bus to stay on schedule.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Imane wrote a review 16 Sep
1 contribution
September 2020. Excellent tour to visit Edmonton, I am happy I did it. The Tour man was very nice, his English was clear, he is a native speaker. My English is not good but I was able to understand him, he told us many stories about Edmonton. If I had more time, I would
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Date of experience: September 2020
Natatia S wrote a review Jan 2020
4 contributions
I really enjoyed this tour. The Tour guide was professional, informative and friendly. Thank you are a great experience and I will do it again in the summer time
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from TravelBug0702, Owner at SW Best of Edmonton Bus Tour
Responded 16 Jan 2020
Thank for the kind words and this summer we have two new exciting Edmonton tours that will be added in March.
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Kastyn T wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Our tour guide was excellent! We had the bus to ourselves and he went out of his way to make sure we had a great experience. It was very interesting and informative. This is a great way to learn a bit about the history of Edmonton.
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from BigETours, Owner at SW Best of Edmonton Bus Tour
Responded 21 Feb 2020
Glad you enjoyed yourselves.
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ChristineB_12256 wrote a review Nov 2019
Mitchell, Ontario3 contributions
We had a great tour of the city as first time visitors. Our guide gave us lots of interesting information about history, people and city development as we toured, seeing many landmarks. There was time for interaction and questions. We had a couple of opportunities to get off
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from BigETours, Owner at SW Best of Edmonton Bus Tour
Responded 9 Nov 2019
Thanks for the kind words. Ooo we like the Big e stands for comment.
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Katelyn P wrote a review Aug 2019
1 contribution
I really enjoyed this tour and learned a lot! I've lived in Edmonton for most of my life and still found this tour extremely informative. It showed me new sides to my city, and reminded me of why I love it so much!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Key Details
  • Old Strathcona, University of Alberta, and 2 more
  • Duration: 1h 30m
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  • Languages Offered: English
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