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Edinburgh Hop on Hop Off Tours

Edinburgh, Scotland
+44 7496 791396
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Hop on and off Edinburgh Bus Tours to really make the most of your visit to Edinburgh. 24 hour tickets allow you to jump off the bus to explore the attractions or places of interest pointed out to you then hop back on a later tour. A selection of tours and tickets available. Choose from live guided in English only or mulit-lingual, listened to through headphones, with a variety of routes covering Edinburgh's top sights, there's something for everyone.
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Edinburgh, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
+44 7496 791396

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Green bus tour with live commentary. Even on a day when weather was inclement, this was a great tour. Really like live commentary. Gives a good overall view to base further exploration on.

Thank Helen F
Reviewed 2 days ago

After asking the opinion of the guide who took time to ask us questions to recommend a tour we did the green one which was just what we wanted and had live commentary. The complete trip took approx 65 minutes and the suggestion of staying...More

Thank karendC8523ZI
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A great way to ride around the city , mark on map everything you want to see , second time around hop on & off to visit .... a great time saver ! 20$ BP if you take 24hr and 3 bus routes ... we...More

Thank MarPelletier
Reviewed 3 days ago

We decided on the live guided tour rather than the audio guide one and travelled the whole 1 hour 20 mins around the whole route. Both guides were brilliant, very knowledgeable in Edinburgh's history and made it come alive. The green bushop on hop off...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a wonderful way to see and orientate yourself with the city. Sandra was a wonderful guide full of interesting facts.

Thank Carol N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This 60-70 minute tour is a great way to see the main highlights of the city. We found it an excellent way to see what sights we wanted to come back to on our second and third days for a more detailed visit. Bus was...More

Thank abarker02
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hop on Hop Off Tour with the live guide (as compared to headphone guide, not a deceased one) was so valuable in planning the rest of our tour of Edinburgh. We had a limited amount of time in the city and wanted to make...More

1  Thank Julieta E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got 48 hours worth of bus rides as part of the Royal Edinburgh Ticket. I was able to ride any of the company's three buses as many times as I liked during the 48 hours. There are three routes (red, green, and blue) and...More

Thank Danielle K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought tickets for all three tours-- the blue, red, and green buses. The blue and red buses used headphone guides which I preferred because I could hear so much better. The female real guide on the green bus spoke very well so we could...More

Thank oceans226
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We bought tickets for three tours and they were all excellent. The headphone guides were good and the tour with a real guide was great, a lovely man and very entertaining. We swapped buses at various stages and managed to see all the city. Would...More

Thank evilcat
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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Irina Y
2 October 2017|
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Response from boardrider02 | Reviewed this property |
Yeah..the just stand at the sidewalk and scan using a mobile device and “wala”...u got you tix.
9 September 2017|
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Response from Tina R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know. We did not have a car while in Edinburgh. We walked or took public transportation.
21 July 2017|
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Response from ElaineEBT | Property representative |
Buy our Grand24 or 48 to use all 3 routes or The Royal Edinburgh Ticket if you want to include entrances to the Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse and Britannia. Britannia is on our Majestic Route, tours leave Waverley Bridge... More