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City Sightseeing Bournemouth: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour with FREE Discount Booklet!

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Key Highlights

  • Explore the charming seaside resort of Bournemouth on a hop-on, hop-off bus tour
  • Hop on and off at any of the 23 stops and visit attractions of your choice
  • Your ticket is valid for 24 or 48 hours allowing you unlimited travel
  • See the Boscombe Pier with Europe’s first artificial surf reef, visit the Oceanarium or go shopping
  • Enjoy deals and discounts in museums, restaurants and other tours with a FREE booklet
  • Enjoy English audio commentary about the history and culture of Bournemouth
  • 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 - 5:30pm; 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 on the history and culture of Bournemouth. A charming seaside resort on the southern coast of England, there’s much to see and experience in Bournemouth. Enjoy panoramic views from open top, double-decker buses, visit the key highlights and bask in the scenic beauty of Bournemouth.

    Enjoy money-saver deals and discounts in museums, restaurants, and other tours with a FREE booklet included with this ticket!

    From where to begin your Bournemouth hop-on, hop-off tour?Click here for your hop-on, hop-off route map


    Hop on the bus at any of the designated stops to start your Bournemouth hop-on, hop-off bus tour. On this 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. More than 20 well-placed stops ensures that all the main attractions of Bournemouth fall on the route.

    Enjoy English audio commentary about the history and culture of Bournemouth and hop off at any of the stops to visit attractions of your choice. A charming seaside resort on the southern coast of England, you could also experience its essence by simply sitting back and enjoying a drive around Bournemouth.

    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!

    Some of the attractions covered by the stops are:

    Bournemouth Pier
    St Peters Church
    Bournemouth Square (Gervis Place Stand X)
    Bournemouth Square (Opposite Tesco Metro)
    Horseshoe Common
    The Lansdowne - Florist Holdenhurst Road
    Boscombe Chine Gardens
    Boscombe Pier
    East Cliff Lift
    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
    • Discount booklet


    • 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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