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Edinburgh Bus Tours

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Hop on - hop off and discover the best of Scotland’s Capital with Edinburgh Bus Tours. Enjoy unbeatable views and an incredible experience on board our five star tours. Explore sights including Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Royal...more
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Waverley Bridge | City Centre Ward, Edinburgh EH1 1BQ, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went on the Edinburgh City tour and it was brilliant! Our tour guide Lesley was so informative and friendly, making sure everyone was comfortable and happy. Despite the weather not being on our side, it was a highlight of the trip

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank thetinyexplorer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very ease to book and use this service. Tickets open for Hop on Hop off for 24hrs. Brilliant. The Tour guides talk as we travelled around was excellent, Thanks Neil. From the 4 Cornish gang.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to take a look around the city without doing the driving. Although the tours overlap this is to be expected in a smaller city. Of the three one had a guide who was interacting with the tourist (brilliant), one was via headphones (good) and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank StuF753
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many options for touring tickets which is great if you want to see so many of the sights without the hassle of driving. The prices are very reasonable, especially those which include entry to attractions. My husband and I took the Majestic Tour...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a Edinburgh punter I could do the lot for a lot less £17 castle £3.50 bus day pass .Tour bus options on Waverley bridge much cheaper folks

3  Thank bopper69bp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Purchased the 48hr Royal ticket to see the castle, palace and yacht which includes skipping the line at each place. The tour guides and drivers were all really friendly and the hop on hop off so easy to use and buses every 20 minutes so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank oscar1995
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Alistair the ticket salesperson was a happy funny informative person who sold us the best ticket 48 hour hop on/off he made us smile...Hop on Hop off bus tour..Sandra the tour guide was full of knowledge and her singing of Hoot Man was fantastic she...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Vannessie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I did my first hop on, hop off bus experience in San Francisco - Edinburgh’s did not disappoint! We did the green and part of the blue (as we had a walking tour booked) - wish we would have had time to finish the blue...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MustangGirlAB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good value (we got the 48hr hop on/off ticket) and entertaining guides on the City tour! Would certainly recommend especially if it your first time in Edinburgh.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nigeljameson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is truly a 48 hour pass to use the buses. We started mid-day on Wednesday and used the last ride on Friday morning. There are 3 bus routes with some overlap but they do cover much of Edinburgh's sights. Staff and tour recordings are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank sebkayak
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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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15 August 2018|
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Response from ElaineEBT | Property representative |
There is no difference in price if you prepurchase or buy on the day from our ticket sellers. Elaine , Edinburgh Bus Tours
6 August 2018|
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Response from ElaineEBT | Property representative |
Yes if you buy from our own website , just show the QR code Elaine
10 July 2018|
Response from ElaineEBT | Property representative |
You can pick up the Majestic Tour at Newhaven and Leith ports. If arriving at South Queensfeery take the CruiseLink shuttle in to St Andrew Square then walk 5 mins to Waverley Bridge. I hope this helps, let me know if you... More