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The Tourist Bus

Muelle de Alfonso XII, Cartagena, Spain
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The city BUS TOURISTICO ticket is as cheap as chips . . . . . . .

a quarter the price of some of the ones we've done elsewhere. Okay, yes it only lasts between 40... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Crowborough, United Kingdom
Ho Ho . . . not . . . . but the HoSo was pretty darn good

OK, the red open-top double decker bus just looked like the well-known HoHo but we quickly found... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Tony O
Toronto, Canada
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Muelle de Alfonso XII, Cartagena, Spain

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a quarter the price of some of the ones we've done elsewhere. Okay, yes it only lasts between 40 and 50 minutes but you get to see lots that you would miss otherwise if you are only there for the day. Headphones worked well, The...More

1  Thank Tony36
Reviewed 4 November 2017

OK, the red open-top double decker bus just looked like the well-known HoHo but we quickly found there is a difference in this lovely city of Cartagena. Tickets are not (so we were told) bought on the bus but at the Information kiosk. Regular price...More

Thank Tony O
Reviewed 20 October 2017

My wife and I bought tickets for the bus tour from the kiosk by the bus stop located near the castle and harbour in the main street.We paid 6 euros each for tickets being a concession for pensioners.Sat at the front of bus upstairs which...More

1  Thank rOger56231
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I had read the reviews but we found the trip very interesting and the audio worked well. The driver was friendly and drove to a lot of historical places and in and out of very narrow streets. Well worth the money and is a regular...More

1  Thank jenmelmar
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Good value we purchased at tourist office for 4 adults 2 teenagers €40 40 mins , the tour was informative but kids bored , the information about the navy and history was good other parts not so much but history is history weather good sat...More

2  Thank TinaMPritchard
Reviewed 26 May 2017

The driver was really friendly, the ticket was reasonably priced. The information was good that was provided through the earphones. The bus was a good way to find out about the city even though the route is easily walkable. I would recommend this bus tour...More

1  Thank Lauren W
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This bus was just ok. We knew getting on that it was not a hop on hop off bus. Friends who had been here before recommended it, but we didn't find that it really showed us much of interest. I agree with the other reviewers...More

Thank womans2011
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Definitely not worth the money. The audio was not coordinated with the drive so we were looking at something completely different. I used these buses from Ireland down and this was just terrible.

Thank Dee1221
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We have used this type of transportation in many cities as a way of touring and learning more about the city so we thought this bus would be the same. This was a total waste of money with only one stop. We wanted to stay...More

Thank Catherine h
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly helpful bus driver made sure we got the best deal we were entitled to. Head sets & map provided. Great dialogue along the whole route. Highly recommend this to visitors.

Thank adelemac15
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27 March 2017|
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Response from Pam T | Reviewed this property |
No. However, the bus stop is within walking distance of the terminal. Beware - we were told we could go around more than once, but when we got back to the starting point the driver made us get off the bus - no ands, ifs... More
26 February 2017|
Response from Pam T | Reviewed this property |
The Hop-On Hop-Off bus is within walking distance from the pier. The bus does NOT stop at the pier. We were very disappointed because we were told we could stay on the bus and go around a second time to see anything we had... More