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City Sightseeing Bournemouth

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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About City Sightseeing Bournemouth
City Sightseeing Bournemouth is part of the City Sightseeing Worldwide family which operates in more than 90 cities throughout the world. Hop on and Hop off the bus as much as you like at any of the bus stops on the route and see all the best sights Bournemouth has to offer. Bus and Boat combination tickets are also available, with the bus connecting with the well known City Cruises from Poole Harbour. Our 24/48 hour bus & boat ticket gives you unlimited travel on the boat as well to experience the Harbour Cruise or go all the way to Swanage Pier and come back later in the afternoon. Tickets can be purchased directly from the driver with cash or in advance from our pavement sellers by the Tourism Information Office, Travel Interchange office or on our website.
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Explore Bournemouth, a quintessential coastal resort town on England’s southern coast, on this City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off bus tour. Travel quickly and easily around the charming English town aboard an open-top, double-decker bus with your 24- or 48-hour ticket. Choose to stay on the bus for the full loop, or hop on and off at any of the conveniently located stops to visit the places that interest you the most.
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Itsonlyme_11 wrote a review 19 Jun
Redditch, United Kingdom73 contributions21 helpful votes
We got the 48 hour bus and boat ticket which was worth it. We got the 10am bus from Bournemouth with driver George who was very informative about which rich and famous people lived in which houses, the recorded information was also very informative. However on the way back with a different driver the bus had a fault with the doors, the driver didn’t let people stood waiting or those still on the bus know what’s was happening. When the bus did get going he drove quite fast and didn’t speak at all. The atmosphere was lightened by the awful ‘Bournemouth by the sea’ song playing 2 or three times in a row causing laughter among the passengers.
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David J wrote a review 16 Jun
Moorabbin, Australia45 contributions42 helpful votes
Our first driver 10.00am on 16th June was excellent. He chipped in extra details along the way, particularly when we got to the expensive Sandbanks houses. We got off the bus at stop 10 to have a wander and then caught the next bus at stop 8, so going around the nice houses again. The 2nd driver just drove around fairly fast which made the bus noisy and difficult to hear the recorded commentary, we were glad that we had seen it on the first run. We got off again at Poole quay and spent a couple of hours looking around and having lunch. We returned with our first driver from Poole at about 3pm and stayed on the bus until alighting back in Bournemouth
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Andrew A wrote a review 16 Jun
18 contributions10 helpful votes
I travelled on the bus on Sunday for a day with the kids. As a local I found this very informative Dave the driver was very good. And rob who sold me the tickets was very passionate about his job. The whole experience was easy by the knowledge of your staff . Hope they get credit for this 🙂
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Date of experience: June 2021
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jackandemmacurry wrote a review 9 Jun
Northampton, United Kingdom21 contributions7 helpful votes
What a brillaint way to find out about all places Bournemouth and beyond. Driver was very funny and full of relevant information. Easy to get on and off. Came with a reduced boat ticket for Poole. What a day out!
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Date of experience: June 2021
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429Happy wrote a review 4 Jun
Chichester, United Kingdom3077 contributions288 helpful votes
If you want a round trip fine but be careful. My first driver drove so fast I felt unwell at the end. If you sit upstairs on the open deck you could hardly hear the commentary. I went on the lower deck and could hear some interesting facts. My biggest disappointment we sailed past the stop for Compton Acres without allowing guests to explore this attraction. Other hop on off trips do give you the opportunity to press the button to stop the bus. I sincerely hope these comments are constructive and helpful for both guests and management.
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