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MacTours City Tour

MacTours City Tour
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Feb 25, 2018
“great way to see city”
Oct 27, 2016
“Best way to travel around this city!”
MacTours City Tour has it all, a live guide to point out the places of interest along the route, a 24 hour ticket allowing you to hop on and off to explore Edinburgh's attractions and places of interest and all this on a traditional style vintage...more
Waverley Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1BQ, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
+44 131 220 0770
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

a great way to see the city. located on Waverly bridge and the buses are right there. the pass are good for 24 hours, which means that you can hop on and off during a 24 hour period. as for us we hopped off at...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank nhvacabadfood
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We were extremely impressed with the four city tours trips. They are all hop on, hop off, so you can take a tour, work out what you want to visit, and then use these buses to get to the attractions you want to visit again...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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ElaineEBT, Sales Manager at MacTours City Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2017

Your final sentence seems to sum up your whole review, thank you so much for recommending us so throroughly here. I shall pass on your thanks to our Waverley team for assisting in the return of your ticket too. Many thanks Elaine

Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

All the staff on the two busses we went on were friendly and helpful. We learned lots of interesting facts about Edinburgh's history and really enjoyed the experience. I'd highly recommend it to anyone visiting the city - definitely worth the money.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank jennyaugust
ElaineEBT, Sales Manager at MacTours City Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2017

Jenny S Thank you Elaine

Reviewed 9 July 2016

Not your average hop on/hop off bus tour! The bus is vintage with an open-air top deck. The tour takes about an hour and hits all the hot spots. The guides (not recorded!) are hilarious! We loved the running commentary! We rode around 1.5 times...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Ellen S
ElaineEBT, Sales Manager at MacTours City Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2017

Ellen I love your review, especially how much you enjoyed listening to our Tour Guides. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts here. with kind regards Elaine

Reviewed 10 June 2016

We joined the throng at Waverley station specifically for this vintage bus tour. The queues were chaotic and poorly marshalled. All Tour queues seemed to mingle and it was a miracle that a fight didnt break out! HOWEVER once the bus arrived this was an...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Geezer261
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Brillint, different tour guides every time. Excellant knowledge very helpful and a nice old styles bus

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank 575samanthah
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Hop on hop off with a bus every half an hour, added to the experience that this tour runs old Routemaster double decker buses. We did the full circuit to start which takes about an hour then stayed on the bus for a couple of...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank traveller175England
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Great way to see the city, hopping off and on at all major attractions. Beautiful old style Double Decker, Open top bus and Fabulous live commentary from Colin ... Much better than listening to a recording! Just under an hour to complete the tour if...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Sarah H
ElaineEBT, Sales Manager at MacTours City Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2016

Sarah H Thanks for your lovely review. MacTours is back after a winter rest so it's good to hear how much you enjoyed exploring Edinburgh with us. I hope you made the most of the Afternoon Tea offers, new for 2016! Colin will be delighted...More

Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Get some flexibility and buy a 24/48 hour ticket that will cover a number of tour buses. Kids (teenagers) had a laugh with horrible histories audio. Bit of craic and a good way to get familiar with the city and history.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Excellent tour of the city with Eric the very knowledgeable tour guide . Much better than wearing headphones as he made the tour interesting and fun - recommended !

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Nina S
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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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