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The Shanklin Steamer Bus

Closed Now: 9:15 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:15 AM - 5:00 PM
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so handy!

Easy way of getting to see bits of Shanklin you might miss otherwise. I have been using this bus... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chichester, United Kingdom
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The open roof top buses are a good way to explore the island. These take you around the Needles... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2016
uday s
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2 weeks ago
“so handy!”
29 Sep 2016
“Experience it”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy way of getting to see bits of Shanklin you might miss otherwise. I have been using this bus every time we visit IOW and have always found the drivers so nice and friendly as well.

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Reviewed 30 September 2016

The open roof top buses are a good way to explore the island. These take you around the Needles. Explore this option.

1  Thank uday s
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Firstly a plea to Southern Vectis - please run this service from May as it is near impossible to get to Shanklin esplanade over the 1st May Bank Holiday as the cliff lift is so unreliable and the shape it is in you would not...More

2  Thank Josie001
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

When arriving at Shanklin Train Station we didn't know what bus to catch to Shanklin Esplanade but didn't know what number until Gary turned up with the Shanklin Steamer and helped with all of our luggage and explained very well to what happens at Shanklin...More

2  Thank Vicky S
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We got the steamer bus from queens road to the seafront (myself, mum & dad). It was extremely reasonable for ticket price. The driver was bright and breezy, giving all passengers information on stops and transfers for other services. Well worth a ride to see...More

2  Thank spongehardy
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I decided to hop on this bus during a tour of the island. It's one of three open top bus tours on the island. The trip isn't a long one but you do get lovely views along shanklin seafront and not forgetting shanklin old village....More

3  Thank Pompeyjones
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Great value way to see the town all part of the £10 rover ticket or a small fee for just this route.

2  Thank Sbangsuk
Reviewed 4 July 2015

What a lovely lovely driver we had,only going from the beach to the town, but he stopped and chatted to each passenger making sure they knew where there stop was and even shouted the stop when he got there. Gave plenty of time and consideration...More

2  Thank Dee M M
Reviewed 21 April 2015

The Shanklin Steamer runs during the warmer months of the year, understandably because it’s an open-air, open-top tourist bus service that runs from the Shanklin seafront to the Old village, Bus Station, Railway station then back down to the Esplanade. Even if you don’t plan...More

5  Thank The_Concierge_8
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