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Historic Yellow Bus Tour

Old Faithful Inn, Grant Village, Yellowstone National Park, WY
+1 866-439-7375
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Disappointing

About 10 years ago, we took a yellow bus tour when the park first brought them back. We enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
BethFred
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
A little disappointed

We took the sunset on the Firehole tour. The guide asked for input from the group as to where to go... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2018
wer4travel
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Ohio
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  • Average10%
  • Poor12%
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“perfect photo” (4 reviews)
“great guide” (3 reviews)
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Old Faithful Inn, Grant Village, Yellowstone National Park, WY
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+1 866-439-7375
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Reviewed 5 days ago

About 10 years ago, we took a yellow bus tour when the park first brought them back. We enjoyed the tour then as we felt it gave us a great introduction to Yellowstone, and we had an excellent guide who took pains to point out...More

Thank BethFred
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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

We took the sunset on the Firehole tour. The guide asked for input from the group as to where to go or what we wanted to see. No one in our group had input so we just drove the area. We did see a geyser...More

1  Thank wer4travel
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

It's hard to predict the success of this tour because wildlife can be uncooperative. However the bus won't change and that can make all the difference to the enjoyment of the trip. We thought the 1930's bus looked kind of funky and would be fun...More

1  Thank NorthCountryWriter
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Timing is important - we didn't want the winter cold and difficult travel, but we also wanted to avoid the crowds. It seems the sweet spot was early-mid May. All the rivers were full of winter melt-off but the roads we needed were open and...More

3  Thank delsiennc
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

My wife and I spent 9 days in Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons. The only tour we booked was the Picture Perfect Photo Safari through Xanterra and it was really good. We are both avid amateur photographers. Rod, our driver and tour guide, is a...More

3  Thank Adagio_Travelers
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great evening tour, I thought it would be fantastic to see the sunset over the geysers. A two hour tour turned into a three and a half hour one because the guide was just too technically scientific and lost us completely. Totally spoiled. It was...More

Thank Festie
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Best tour threw the Park . It was amazing . So many beautiful sites to see . So many stops . The best part was the history with everything we saw . Old Fathfull eruption was the best

1  Thank Suppl001
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

EXCELLENT!!! We had a wonderful driver/tour guide from Ohio. He was so entertaining and accommodating; making sure each of his guests were comfortable and taken care of. The historic yellow bus was fun and again our driver was very knowledgeable! On top of that we...More

2  Thank 529karrip
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We did the evening tour going to Lamar Valley for wildlife and our guide was Kirk. Kirk talked non-stop and we learned a bit about the park, but mainly about Kirk and his life. We came to a block in the road for a black...More

2  Thank MandECGreyGappers
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Needless to say, when you are doing these tours run by Xanterra, you are something of a captive audience because Xanterra has the old yellow touring cars and limits competition for this sort of activity in the park. We had a mixed experience, especially in...More

3  Thank Sprout15
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