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Edinburgh Hop on Hop Off Tours

Edinburgh, Scotland
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City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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Hop on and off Edinburgh Bus Tours to really make the most of your visit to Edinburgh. 24 hour tickets allow you to jump off the bus to explore the attractions or places of interest pointed out to you then hop back on a later tour. A selection of tours and tickets available. Choose from live guided in English only or mulit-lingual, listened to through headphones, with a variety of routes covering Edinburgh's top sights, there's something for everyone.
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Reviewed yesterday

£15.00 is a lot of money for a tour which is far from clear. The map and numbers are not clearly allied. There was no warning of which stops were coming up so only the most agile could make it through the door. I found...More

Thank beaminster
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Brilliant audio guide. Perfect way to figure out where you want to go as it shows you all the main places to visit. Well worth the money

Thank Lyn B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Watch out for the pricing and do NOT buy ahead of time or online. We made the mistake of buying ahead of time online and paid the 15 lbs per person only to find out that they only charged 14 lbs to passengers who were...More

Thank Jamielyn V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've done hop-on, hop off busses in a number of cities. This is one of the best because a. One of the routes has a real life person narrating. Our person was great. b. The audio for the 2nd route (tape recording) is very clear...More

1  Thank Seniordad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Husband and I loved the green line, which has a real life tour guide instead of headphones. All the tour guides were fantastic and very informative. Each had a slightly different take on everything and it was nice to hear! Would recommend!

Thank Rakdoo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We try to do a hop on hop off tour each time we travel to a new city. Really enjoyed this tour. We stopped off at the botanic gardens and really enjoyed it. Audio guide explains some of the history, which is interesting so you...More

Thank Sue J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like all the hop on hop off buses, this one takes you to many of the cities magnificent sights, castles and water front. Pay in advance or on board. I would advise a 2 day ticket as there is so much to see in Edinburgh....More

Thank Anthony J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hugh, our guide was excellent. He was so informative and friendly, giving little tips along the way. Knows his Edinburgh inside out. Would recommend to anyone. Especially good as an introduction to the city.

Thank Jo K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've done this type of service in other cities and it was awful. As it was September and not peak tourist season anymore, and traffic wasn't too bad in the downtown core, we decided to go for it. We actually opted for the 48 hr...More

Thank Charlene Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having done Citysightseeing tours in most cities I've visited, I was expecting the normal standard but unfortunately, was disappointed. The guide via earphones was not as stimulating as having a live guide, and the earphones were temperamental, meaning you sometimes missed relevant parts of information....More

1  Thank ClarehTM
Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
is only half one, since buildings only line one side.
But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views
are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look
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9 September 2017|
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Response from Tina R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know. We did not have a car while in Edinburgh. We walked or took public transportation.
21 July 2017|
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Response from ElaineEBT | Property representative |
Buy our Grand24 or 48 to use all 3 routes or The Royal Edinburgh Ticket if you want to include entrances to the Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse and Britannia. Britannia is on our Majestic Route, tours leave Waverley Bridge... More
10 July 2017|
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Response from ElaineEBT | Property representative |
You can buy castle tickets from us on the day you want to visit, they allow fast track entry. Our standard city tours do not include Castle entry however our 48 hour Royal Edinburgh Ticket does. With his ticket you use the... More