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City Sightseeing Newcastle

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Once we actually found the bus stop, the tour itself was great and I would recommend it. Couple... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Crystal Y
via mobile
Worth taking the tour to get an overview of Newcastle

We took the Red Line first and followed it immediately after by the Blue Line. The Red Line takes... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Dublin, Ireland
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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

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

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

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

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

1  Thank bill180250
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Did not get off to a good start as the driver was over 15 mins late and the phone number for the company only worked Mon-Fri. They need to work on their administration. No apologies for lateness. That said the tour was enjoyable and the...More

1  Thank RR379
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This bus tour is a great way to see the city. Very friendly driver and got a discount for taking another tour in another city. The tour was very informative and had lots of stops if you wanted to get on and off. A great...More

Thank Donna N
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We really enjoyed our trip on this. We got on it with our huge suitcase at the station and got off at the Quayside where we were given great directions to our hotel by the driver. We got on again the nett morning and did...More

Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

So we have been on the red buses all over the world but never in our hometown so we went on it as a bit of fun. Doesn't run too often so check timetable. Only £8 so a nice way to fill an afternoon. Learned...More

2  Thank Lillies83
Reviewed 18 August 2017

As a group of 6 adults, some with mobility issues we quite often choose the Hop on Hop off bus tours as an easy way of getting our bearings when we have a city break. We took the full hour tour which we found interesting,...More

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Rachel k
17 July 2016|
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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