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City Sightseeing Newcastle

City Sightseeing Newcastle
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“open top bus”(5 reviews)
“bus tour”(4 reviews)
“your bearings”(4 reviews)
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Railway Station, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
+44 191 228 8900
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All reviews open top bus bus tour your bearings friendly driver the upper deck highly recommend this tour family ticket great tour commentary stops tickets recorded overview newcastle quayside loop journey
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

Me and my twin boarded the City Sightseeing during our visit in September. My twin works for Stagecoach who operate the tours in Chester so we recieved complimentary tickets for the tour. It was absolutely superb. There is the classic tour and the blue tour...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank James C
Reviewed 8 November 2018

This was a great way to see the sights of Newcastle. It was £19.50 for a family ticket of 5 which is great value especially as you can hop on and hop off wherever you please and it lasts you for a full 24 hours....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mags B
Reviewed 10 October 2018

This is an open top bus tour of Newcastle. The first boarding point is just by the Gotham bar, not too far from the main railway station. The cost is £8, and the entire loop takes one hour with recorded English commentary giving a lot...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SevenoaksSinjun
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This is classed as hop on hop off bus experience,however with them running once an hour..its a hop on and stay on bus tour. If you're thinking of joining the bus at one of its pick up points..good luck with that ...if you can find...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KevinandLou
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We paid £7 each as part of a large group should be £8 normally. Driver was wonderful! Bless him he even dropped us off near our hotel as his last stop! The bus is every hour on a Saturday 38 mins past last one being...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank missy_diva
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Once we actually found the bus stop, the tour itself was great and I would recommend it. Couple of things... I don’t remember reading anywhere before purchasing my ticket online that we needed to print it. After we read our ticket, it told us that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Crystal Y
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We always do some sort of a city tour when we are in a city that we have not been to before. We were able to see the whole city and get our bearings of where everything is located. We found things that we did...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank rxmarsden
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We took the Red Line first and followed it immediately after by the Blue Line. The Red Line takes an hour, the Blue Line much less, and the two tour colours cross each other at certain points, so we saw some stuff twice. We found...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank DubTwosome
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Only in Newcastle upon Tyne 4 hour so decided to go open top bus and having waited 45 mins with no bus turning up with no notification that it had been cancelled, we decided to walk around. The River Tyne has potential but not used...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank woody185
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We are on a cruise and booked hop on, hop off bus tickets on the internet. We paid €32 for transfers from the ship and €20 for the bus tickets. When we arrived in Newcastle we made our way to the cental bus station and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank bill180250
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Rachel k
17 July 2016|
Response from belleretraite | Reviewed this property |
You can buy the tickets on the bus (cash) or buy them on line up to 3 months ahead of time on the citysightseeing website ! Prices are 8 pounds for adult , 6 for senior and 4 for children (5-15) . We did not find any counter... More