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City Explorer Liverpool

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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About City Explorer Liverpool
City Explorer Liverpool is an open-top, hop-on hop-off bus tour that brings the best of Liverpool to you at an unbeatable price. This bus tour has been carefully designed to give you the freedom to explore many of Liverpool's top attractions. We have a qualified local tour guide on board giving you a running commentary to help you hop on and off and explore all that Liverpool has to offer. Go one step further with our Do The Double ticket, combining your tour with a trip on the world-famous Mersey Ferry. You can also opt for our Liverpool Experience tour which takes you to the top of the Liverpool Cathedral. Don't hesitate to ask our drivers for further details. Why not take a trip on the LFC City Explorer as well? This bus tour visits Anfield Stadium, home of Liverpool Football Club, and lets you take in the best view in the whole of Merseyside. So what are you waiting for... Go on and explore the best of Liverpool!
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LesleyScarborough wrote a review 11 May
Scarborough, United Kingdom1077 contributions177 helpful votes
Four of us thoroughly enjoyed this open top bus tour with Carl(os) and driver John (aka Hairloss) on Thursday 5 May. Luckily the sun shone and we boarded at stop 1, Albert Dock, having paid £9 (60+ Concession) each for a ticket that's valid for 2 days. I've recently had open top bus tours of Cardiff and Bristol but this was definitely the best thanks to Carlos' great sense of humour and timing and superb PA system so we could hear everything he said. We learned so much more about the city than we would have done had we just walked around (most of which was probably true!) and of course we saw so much more too. We did the whole tour first, to see everything before deciding where to get off second time round. Unlike the buses in the other 2 cities there's a helpful map with exact times for each stop (leaving stop 1, Albert Dock, every 15 minutes from 10am - 4pm) and a map that clearly shows where each of the 11 bus stops is and the street name. I only wish we'd had time to use our tickets again the next day since there's so much to visit from each stop. Oh - I checked the unbelievable story about Tracey Emin's £60k robin on a pole outside the Anglican cathedral - and it's true!
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Date of experience: May 2022
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Response from ann m, Manager at City Explorer Liverpool
Responded 4 days ago
It's always sunny in Liverpool! Carlos and Hairloss will be chuffed to hear you enjoyed yourselves on our Hop-On-Hop-Off Tour!
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Alison J wrote a review 7 May
Southampton, United Kingdom25 contributions13 helpful votes
We hopped on the bus and did the one hour trip around the city. Chris provided heaps of historical facts about the city and the architecture. Our ticket also included a trip across the Mersey. Brilliant value for money.
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Date of experience: May 2022
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Response from ann m, Manager at City Explorer Liverpool
Responded 4 days ago
Glad you took advantage of our Double Ticket with the Mersey Ferry! When you "do the double" the bus ticket is valid for 48 hours!!! Chris knows his onions, and we're glad to have him as part of the team! Thanks for the review!
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Louise E wrote a review 7 May
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A huge thanks to Chris and Wayne who made our first experience of Liverpool so engaging, informative, friendly and funny! A really relaxing way to soak in the atmosphere and get our bearings of the City. We picked up our tickets from Pier Head and visited places we would never have put on our list if it wasn’t for the ease of the hop on and off service. We were also able to use our ticket over two days.
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Date of experience: May 2022
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Response from ann m, Manager at City Explorer Liverpool
Responded 4 days ago
Glad you took advantage of the 48 hour ticket, which is exclusive to our City Bus/River Cruise Double-Ticket (although the ticket normally lasts 24 hours anyway, which is amazing value!). Chris and Wayne are a fantastic team and if they don't get an award for their great service soon, we're going to have to make one and give it to them! Thanks for the lovely review!
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Emzienic wrote a review 4 May
Liverpool, United Kingdom140 contributions10 helpful votes
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Mum and I decided to have a cultural day out and we hopped on the city explorer. This is a great company as a tour guide myself I know how much effort these guys go to, to make a tour fun and engaging and they did not disappoint Wayne & John where the drivers who got us around the city safely. A big thanks to Wayne for the entertainment and the half a dozen views of museum of Liverpool from Mann Island round about. Our guides where very informative and each had their own little additions, I didn't catch the first lady's name she gave us some good info on peaky blinders locations, I was however highly amused by Paddy who really does have the perfect scouse wit, his interactions and knowledge sharing was great we probably would have stayed on the bus longer had he not swopped for Gary not that there was anything wrong with Gary only he was a blue 😉 I was a little disappointed that no one mention the amazing tours offered in our museums and galleries we all love a bit of cross promotion 😁 I really would and will recommend city explorer to visitors to the city and I will definitely be doing it again myself
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Date of experience: May 2022
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Response from ann m, Manager at City Explorer Liverpool
Responded 4 days ago
Thanks for the great review. Wayne loves interacting with the customers and will be made-up that you enjoyed his patter as well as his driving! Paddy and Gary are great too-even if Gary is a blue!
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christinefitzpat2018 wrote a review 3 May
Dublin, Ireland4 contributions4 helpful votes
This was a highlight of our weekend, we stayed on the bus the whole trip to listen to the hilarious and knowledgeable tour guide Carlos - he was just brilliant and a pure tonic, really had the bus in the palm of his hands. On the tour (and detour due to roadworks) he showed us places I want to go back to and visit the city again. Thanks guys.
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Date of experience: May 2022
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Response from ann m, Manager at City Explorer Liverpool
Responded 4 days ago
Carlos will be pleased to hear that you enjoyed his tour- please do come back and visit us again- we'll make sure Carlos is working that day. Thanks for the review!
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