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Alpine Coaches - Great Orme Tour


Alpine Coaches - Great Orme Tour
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Builder Street West, Llandudno LL30 1HH, Wales
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All reviews vintage bus marine drive informative driver running commentary sir cliff live commentary recommend this trip fountain of knowledge trip round fascinating history mode of transport take photos coach trip visited llandudno great fun amazing views cable car
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited the Great Orme on an old 1950 s bus which took about an hour. The driver was very informative and the views and the scenery were beautiful. Of special interest were all the wild goats that live on the Orme. This trip runs near...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were going to do our usual thing and get on the "hop on hop off" tour bus, but then we saw this beautiful vintage coach which takes you round The Great Orme. We couldn't get on the first tour at 11.00am because we were...More

Thank mojones2
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We took the 1958 bus up and the driver who did the commentary was really good ,so interesting , stopped to let us see places of interest and views . Stop at top for 30 mins to take photos and visit shop

Thank 94caley
Reviewed 7 September 2018

A very enjoyable and highly informative 1 hour drive in a 60 year old Leyland Tiger Cub bus around Great Orme on the Marine Drive road. The driver with his running commentary from start to finish was brilliant. Highly recommended.

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We took this trip around the Great Orme as part of our holiday this week. We had planned to go and see if it was running as it's out of season at the moment, but we were happy it was and were surprise at how...More

Thank beaellcee
Reviewed 17 August 2018

forgot what it was like to ride in an old coach, as this was our mode of transport when I was a child, but the trip was excellent in every regard, the driver was a fountain of knowledge and the coach did not miss a...More

Thank wayne w
Reviewed 15 August 2018

My partner and I have taken this tour every time we have visited Llandudno and we never get bored of it! It was great again this year and our tour guide, John, so so nice, interesting, and knowledgeable! It is a great tour and we...More

Thank Kate_M_H_6
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This was one of the highlights of our weeks holiday in Llandudno- it is an absolute must do. The trip takes about an hour and it’s a sit back and enjoy experience. The coach is so lovingly preserved and maintained it will have the bus...More

Thank trevort102
Reviewed 11 August 2018

A lovely old vintage bus takes you up and onto the Great Orme good value and great history of the copper mines and experience from the driver

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Beautiful unhurried tour around the Great Orme in a well preserved Leyland Tiger. John, our driver ensured a comfortable ride in a vehicle with no power steering and a "crash" gear box requiring double declutching and didn't "crash" it once. John delivered a detailed commentary...More

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4 October 2018|
Response from Sally O | Property representative |
Hello, our Vintage Tour around the Marine Drive, Great Orme runs every day in October depending upon sufficient numbers. The hour long Tour starts from the Pier Entrance 11am, 1 pm and 3pm. The 11am and 1pm Tours are the... More
2 April 2018|
Response from ditto20 | Reviewed this property |
sorry don't know. We didn't see any one with a dog on our trip.
29 July 2016|
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Response from ian1509 | Reviewed this property |
In winter you get your tickets from the driver. On popular days would you get a seat if you turned up just in time? The bus and driver are there for about an hour before starting time.