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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 yesterday via mobile

We opted for the 48 hour Majestic bus pass that included entry to Edinburgh Castle, the Palace of Holyrood House and the Royal Yacht Britannia. This proved to be a great choice giving us a good orientation of Edinburgh with a recorded audio guide included....More

Thank Zenobia240
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Paid for the £55 tour which enabled us to go on all 3 tours the Hop on and off around the city, the Majestic and the Edinburgh tour. This ticket can be used in 48hrs and got us into The Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse and...More

Thank Hanbazlea22
Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth the money. We bought the ticket that would enable us to hop on and off any of Majestic's three tours. As it happened, we only did one of the routes, but it was still a good investment. The drivers are well informed and...More

Thank Fiftynot
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went on this bus tour and have to say it was money well worth spent fantastic in every way. Our driver Paul was really fun to be with he made us laugh many times he even made the grumpy man outside the Balmoral Hotel...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have visited Edinburgh on many occasions and generally recommend the hop on and off tour buses to folk if you’ve never been or time is tight. Always enjoyed the service and tours. I’m only now making reference to the 3 bridges tour. It costs...More

Thank Markofltc
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The guides were knowledgeable and very passionate about Edinburgh and all had different takes and interests along the way. It really gave us a good idea of the city! And the drivers expertly navigated streets that were not made for buses! Loved it!

1  Thank SarahNicole2402
Reviewed 6 days ago

Enjoyed a most informative and entertaining tour of the City on Tuesday 11th September.Excellent commentary from Bruce with the occasional joke thrown in.Good value for money and would recommend as a must for any first time visitor to Edinburgh

1  Thank Larraine B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a couple of days in Edinburgh and decided to buy the forty-eight-hour ticket for all three routes around the city. Great start with very friendly sales staff advising us of the routes and major attractions. Tickets can also be purchased for Edinburgh Castle...More

Thank alanrudge
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a very well organized bus tour. If you want to see the most popular attractions and get a good idée of the city, it is the perfect way to do it. You get tickets for the Palace, castle and botanical gardens, all a...More

1  Thank Joanne P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably the best way to see the city via 1 or these 3 buses. We took the red one and it was excellent and fairly prices with a ticket valid for 1 or 2 days. Perfect drop off outside the castle and too various other...More

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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
11 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