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Cardiff Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Key Highlights

  • Great way to see and learn about Cardiff
  • Visit the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff Castle, The National Museum of Wales….
  • Enjoy the informative live commentary in English
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    The ticket is valid for 24 hours after first use.

    Start time

    Buses run evry 30 minutes between:
    28 Mar 15 - 10 Jul 15: 10:00am to 4:30pm.
    11 Jul 15 - 06 Sep 15: 10:00am to 5:00pm.
    07 Sep 15 - 31 Oct 15: 10:00am to 4:30pm.
    01 Nov 15 - 31 Dec 15: 10:00am to 3:30pm.
    02 Jan 16 - 31 Mar 16: 10:00am to 3:30pm.
    Duration: The ticket is valid for 24 hours after first use.
    Full Loop: 50 minutes
    On 11th September 2016, there will be no City Sightseeing Cardiff tour running until 12.30pm from Cardiff Castle.

    Meeting Point

    You may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.

    Ending Point

    You may leave the bus at any stop.

  • Overview & Itinerary


    The Cardiff hop-on hop-off tour provides you the perfect introduction to the capital, largest and core city of Wales. See the spectacular Cardiff Castle and discover the other important landmarks of the city including the Millennium Stadium and the Mermaid Quay. Visit the museums and marvel at the rich exhibits on display. Enjoy a fine dining experience at the Mill Lane Cafe Quarter and browse through the bargain shops and the ultra chic market squares of the city. Opt for a boat ride or spend a fun-filled evening in the city’s spectacular leisure parks.

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    On this Hop-On Hop-Off tour, you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. With twelve stops covering all of Cardiff’s main attractions such as Sophia Gardens, the Wales Millennium Centre and the Cardiff Castle, this tour provides the perfect introduction to the city.

    Your ticket allows you unlimited use, meaning you can hop-on and hop-off as many times as you like at any of the designated stops!

    You can board the bus from any of the following stops:

    Stop 1 - Cardiff Castle/ Castell Caerdydd
    Stop 2 - National Museum of Wales / Amgueddfa Cymru
    Stop 3 - Fitzalan Place
    Stop 4 - Doctor Who Experience
    Stop 5 - Cardiff Bay/ Bae Caerdydd
    Stop 6 - Mermaid Quay
    Stop 7 - Techniquest
    Stop 8 - Craft In The Bay
    Stop 9 - Lloyd George Avenue
    Stop 10 - Custom House Street
    Stop 11 - Central Bus Station*
    Stop 12 - Millennium Stadium / Stadiwm Y Mileniwm

    Note: Central Bus Station in Cardiff is closed for demolition and rebuild so we are unable to serve this stop until further notice.

    You may choose to conclude this tour at any of the stops mentioned above as per your convenience.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • English Live Guide
    • English pre-recorded (most departures),
    • Pre-recorded Welsh, Polish, French, Spanish, German, Italian
    • Hop-on-hop-off ticket


    • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-On Hop-Off ticket at any one of the stops. Simply choose the stop which you wish to start from and present your voucher to the driver who will exchange it for a ticket that will be valid for 24 hours from that time.

    The route of the hop-on, hop-off tour is subject to change.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    Partial wheelchair access available. Buses are not fully equipped but wheelchairs can be collapsed down and stored on the bus.
    2 of the buses have ramps and are therefore fully wheelchair accessible.
    3 of the buses have steps, passenger would require to climb 3 steps to board the bus.

    Central Bus Station in Cardiff is closed for demolition and rebuild so we are unable to serve this stop until further notice.

    Due to the Six Nations Rugby, the City Sightseeing Cardiff Tour timetable will change as follows:
    13th February 2016: Last tour from Cardiff Castle will be at 14:30
    19th March 2016: Last tour from Cardiff Castle will be at midday

  • Reviews
    • Cardiff

      Very nice drivers that explained how it worked and waited for us if they saw us coming. Great tour...

      Diane E Campbell
    • Well worth the money

      Good experience. Kind, helpful drivers....

      A Herbert
    • A great tour to take to get to see the important sites in Cardiff in a short time.

      We took the tour on our first day and got two days for our ticket. We also got some discounts and everything is apreciated, but most of all we apreciated the help we got with the...

      Rita Zammit
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