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Bournemouth Hop On - Hop Off Tour

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Key Highlights

  • Seaside Bournemouth is a lovely destination during the summer with seven miles of golden sandy beach to offer
  • See the Boscombe Pier with Europe’s first artificial surf reef, visit the Oceanarium or go shopping
  • Your ticket is valid for 24 or 48 hours allowing you unlimited travel
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 Apr - 24 Sep: Daily


    Your ticket is valid for 24 or 48 hours (depends on the option chosen) from the time you first board

    Start time

    Start time: Buses departs between 09:00am - 6:30pm; every 60 minutes.
    Full Loop: 90 minutes

    Meeting Point

    There are frequent departures from Bournemouth Pier.
    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


    Explore the beautiful, sunny Bournemouth with one of the best beaches in the UK. There’s seven miles of golden sand and sparkling blue ocean, and lovely promenades and piers bursting with activities and restaurants.

    On this tour you will see the Boscombe Pier and Chine Gardens, Russel Cotes Museum, St Peter’s Church, Bournemouth Square and many more sights!

    Audio commentary is provided in English.

    Download the tour route map


    On this hop on hop off tour you are free to create your own sightseeing itinerary. You can hop on at any of Bournemouth’s stops and hop off whenever you want to visit one of the attractions. This 19-stop tour ensures you will not miss a single sight or attraction in 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!

    The stops included in the tour are:
    Stop 1 - Bournemouth Pier
    Stop 2 - St Peters Church
    Stop 3 - Bournemouth Square (Gervis Place Stand X)
    Stop 4 - West Cliff (Bourne Beat Hotel)
    Stop 5 - The Triangle
    Stop 6 - Bournemouth Square (Opposite Tesco Metro)
    Stop 7 - St Stephens Road - Side of Norfolk Royale
    Stop 8 - Horseshoe Common
    Stop 9 - The Lansdowne - Florist Holdenhurst Road
    Stop 10 - Bournemouth Station (Coach Stand B)
    Stop 11 - Knyveton Road - Opposite Carrington House
    Stop 12 - Boscombe Chine Gardens
    Stop 13 - Sea Road/Percy Road
    Stop 14 - Boscombe Pier
    Stop 15 - Boscombe Chine Gardens
    Stop 16 - Toft Steps
    Stop 17 - Suncliff Hotel
    Stop 18 - East Cliff Lift
    Stop 19 - Russell Cotes Museum

    You may hop on and hop off at any of the above mentioned stops at your convenience and then hop back again when the next bus comes along.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 24 or 48 hour hop on hop off ticket with unlimited travel
    • Pre-recorded audio commentary in English


    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Refreshments
    • Entrance Fee
    • Disability Access
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-On-Hop-Off ticket at any one of 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 or 48 hours from that time.

    The duration and frequency of the tour may vary due to traffic conditions.

    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.

    No wheelchair access available. Staff will always assist and stow wheelchairs.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Reviews
    • Bournemouth... Sunny surprised by the sea

      The tour was outstanding; a quick and easy overview of the entire coast from Bournemouth to Christchurch. Excellent orientation with superb narration....

      Richard S Diana, United States, 23/May/2015

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