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


Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    24 or 48 hours (as per option chosen) from the time you first board the bus.

    The full loop takes 1 hour and 30 minutes.

  • Start time

    10am to 5pm, every hour 
    Full Loop: 90 minutes

  • Meeting Point

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

    Please note that the first tour departs from Bournemouth Pier at 10am and the last bus departs at 5pm. The first bus leaves Poole Quay at 11am with the last bus leaving at 6pm.

  • Ending Point

    You may leave the bus at any stop.

Key Highlights

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • No need to print! Smartphone voucher accepted.
  • Redeem your voucher up to 12 months from the travel date selected


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.

The stops covered by the route are:

  • Bournemouth Pier
  • Bournemouth Square
  • West Cliff (Savoy Hotel)
  • Westbourne (Camden Bar)
  • Branksome Chine
  • Canford Cliffs (Loche Fyne Restaurant)
  • Sandbanks Beach (Shore Road)
  • Sandbacks Beach (Main Car Park)
  • Sandbacks Peninsula (Panorama Road)
  • Sandbacks Beach (Harbour Side)
  • Sandbanks Beach (Harbour side opp. Tesco)
  • Lilliput Village (Tesco Express)
  • Whitecliff
  • Poole Park (The Ark Cafe)
  • Poole Quay & Old Town (Thistle Hotel)
  • Baiter Park (Labrador Drive)
  • Poole Park (Parkstone Road)
  • Ashley Cross (Opp. Parkstone Railway Station)
  • Penn Hill
  • Westbourne
  • The Triangle (Bournemouth Central Library)
  • Bournemouth Square (Outside Moon on the Square pub)
  • Bournemouth Pier

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

Please note that stops and timings are subject to change.


  • 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

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Please note

Voucher information: You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Validity: 12 months from the date chosen at the time of booking

Wheelchair accessibility: No

Bournemouth is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

Stops on the route and timings are subject to change.

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.

Customer Reviews

  • 5
    Bournemouth... Sunny surprised by the sea
    05/23/2015 Richard S Diana, United States

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