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Edinburgh Bus and Boat Tour Including Forth Bridges Sightseeing Cruise

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Overview
See Edinburgh from two different perspectives on a sightseeing tour by bus that also includes a boat cruise on the Forth River. From the top deck of the bus, you’ll get the best views of the UNESCO-listed Edinburgh Old Town while benefiting from audio commentary. Plus, taking a cruise increases your chances of spotting wildlife such as seals and puffins.
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    What to Expect
    Itinerary
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    Pass By: Edinburgh Bus Tours, Waverley Bridge City Centre Ward, Edinburgh EH1 1BQ Scotland

    Bus departure point

    Pass By: The Dean Bridge, Queensferry Rd, Edinburgh EH3 7UA, UK

    See and hear about the Dean Village

    Pass By: Fettes College, Carrington Rd, Edinburgh EH4 1QX, UK

    Stunning view from the bus

    Stop At: South Queensferry, Edinburgh Scotland

    So much to see and do here. Explore the local shops, many with locally made crafts and unique gifts.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Forth Boat Tours, Queensferry, South Queensferry EH30 9SQ, UK

    Our partner for the 3 Bridges Bus and Boat Tour. You'll cruise the Firth of Forth aboard the Forth Belle with audio commentary plus information from the Captain. Admire the three bridges that span the Firth of Forth from you unique vantage point. Look out for the seals, you're guaranteed to see at least one!!!

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Inchcolm Abbey and Island, Inchcolm Island Burntisland, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9TB Scotland

    Optional stop on Inchcolm Island - pay the landing fee on board. admire the bird sanctuary and the ruins of Inchcolm Abbey

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Waverley Bridge, Edinburgh, UK
    Departure Time
    4/6/2019 - 10/27/2019Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Duration
    3h
    Inclusions
    • Round-trip bus tour between Waverley Bridge and South Queensferry
    • Audio commentary on bus
    • 75-minute sightseeing cruise
    • Audio commentary on boat
    • Entry/Admission - Forth Boat Tours
    Exclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks
    • Inchcolm Island landing Fee
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Inchcolm Abbey and Island
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Please note: it is not possible to get off at Inchcolm Island during the last tour of the day.
    • Bus LIVE guided in English
    • Boat audio commentary available in English. Alternative language sheets provided
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    55Reviews6Q&A
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    We did the Edinburgh tour with Colin and John today and really enjoyed the trip. So good to have a live guide instead of the pre-recorded info, I learned a lot more and they were both really funny. The tour takes you around Edinburgh, and a really good way to orient around the
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    This trip had been on our ‘to do’ list for a while but had never been in Edinburgh when it was operating. Last week we were and took the opportunity to tick it off the list. What a lovely day. The bus tour wAs good with a human being giving a knowledgeable commentary. Drivers
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    Response from ElaineEBT, Sales Manager at Edinburgh Bus and Boat Tour Including Forth Bridges Sightseeing Cruise
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Thank you for your lovely review, Julie. I am so pleased to hear how much the whole team made you welcome. It's good to hear how much you enjoyed the tour guide on the bus part of the tour. I'll also pass on your comments about how much you enjoyed the cruise to our friends at Forth Tours - the captain always makes sure you see seals - I hope you got some great pics. We really appreciate you hopping on and taking the time to share your review here. Many thanks Elaine
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    This was a great trip the tour from Edinburgh was very enjoyable, the three bridges from Queensferry was great the information from the tour guide was very informative it was nice to see the Abbey and the history of it . I would recommend this tour.
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    Response from ElaineEBT, Sales Manager at Edinburgh Bus and Boat Tour Including Forth Bridges Sightseeing Cruise
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Thanks for recommending our 3 Bridges Bus and Boat Tour - good news for this winter is that we are running this tour throughout the whole year so I hope others will read your comments and hop on. Many thanks Elaine
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    A great bus trip out to Queensferry then a boat tour viewing the three bridges. Fantastic views of the Forth and coast. Also the Abbey and Inchcomb Island
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    Response from ElaineEBT, Sales Manager at Edinburgh Bus and Boat Tour Including Forth Bridges Sightseeing Cruise
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Thank you for your 5 star review Julie - it's good to hear how much you enjoyed your 3 Bridges Bus and Boat Tour. ELaine
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    hey my name is neil i went on the bus tour and met the love of my life her name was tracy but my wifi said not to contact her again if you want a new wife check out this bus company.I WOULD LIKE TO SHOUT OUT MY SON WILL MATTEY
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    Response from ElaineEBT, Sales Manager at Edinburgh Bus and Boat Tour Including Forth Bridges Sightseeing Cruise
    Responded 23 Sep. 2019
    Thanks Neil
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    About the operator
    By: Edinburgh Bus Tours
    2,796 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    sywatkins
    Auckland, New Zealand
    10620
    Hilarious live guide, great way to orient yourself in Edinburgh
    We did the Edinburgh tour with Colin and John today and really enjoyed the trip. So good to have a live guide
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    Beendrdundat
    Ottawa, Canada
    6222
    CUSTOMER SERVICE WENT ABOVE AND BEYOND!
    Our family had a blast on The Edinburgh hop-on hop-off Bus Tour! Elaine in customer service help me organize a
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    Sdreuther
    10
    Scotland vacation
    This was a great way to explore Edinburgh. We went all the way around on each bus deciding where we wanted to back
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    Valerie C
    20
    Many thanks to Leslie, Jim & Afia
    Took the green bus with Jim as our bus guide to Holyroodhouse Palace, which is a beautiful place. Husband realized
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    MEM107-3
    10
    Great tour of Edinburgh!
    Today we were thoroughly entertained and educated by our witty guide Jim and able driver Ahmed. They made the damp
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    Yatiazman
    Singapore, Singapore
    102
    Definitely worthwhile
    We booked the 2 days for the Hop on Hop off wif express entrance to Royal Britannia, Windsor Castle and Palace of
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    M_Thanos_18
    Folkestone, United Kingdom
    113
    Good deal
    Used this service my first day in Edinburgh. Gave me all I needed. The most popular places to visit, along with
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    margarethelenwalter
    Allendale, United Kingdom
    209
    Highly Recommended
    We have been on other Edinburgh tours but this was by far the best. John who sold us the tour could not have been
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    k4morri
    Wigan, United Kingdom
    21
    Amazing guide Colin.
    My husband and I did the Edinburgh bus tour hop on hop off the green and yellow bus. Our guide Colin was brilliant
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    Jack A
    51
    Great deal for your money!
    This was the most convenient and efficient way to see the city especially if just staying for a few days. It is
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    sandraweston
    South Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
    10150
    Good look around
    We have done hop on hop off buses in a few different countries so decided was good way to see parts of Edinburgh
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    VolcanoDawn
    Volcano, Hawaii
    153105
    Best introduction to the city
    We picked up the buses close to the train station. We especially loved the live guide on one of the three bus
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    Meltheteach
    21
    Great informative tours with added extras!
    We love bus tours and the Edinburgh bus tours were no exception! Fantastic routes, informative commentary, comfy
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    T F
    11
    Great tour of Edinburgh.
    Jim McLean (guide) and Neil (driver) were outstanding throughout and went the extra mile by wiping seats, giving a
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    karenrU1541EK
    Polesworth, United Kingdom
    10
    Bus tour
    Perfect for getting round the city. Good value for money. Staff on the tour buses really helpful. Would definitely
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