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“bus tour”(129 reviews)
“hop on hop”(88 reviews)
“live commentary”(61 reviews)
The Open Top City Explorer brings the best of Liverpool to you at an unbeatable price. The tour has been carefully designed to give you the freedom to explore many of Liverpool's top attractions. We have a qualified local tour guide on-board giving...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
1-5 Canal Street | Albert dock, Liverpool L20 8AB, England
+44 151 933 2324
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Reviewed yesterday

If you want a trip around an amazing city these are the boys ! informative and funny commentary makes it excellent and you can hop off to view places like The Cavern or The Anglican Cathedral to view in your own time knowing they will...More

Thank Tim T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Liverpool in September, and took this hop on hop off bus to find all that we wanted to see. It starts off on The Royal Albert Dock, which is home to most of the interesting places to visit, but the bus takes you...More

Thank Jacandhow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing city with so much history Mary the guide was very informative and really funny. A great way to see the city. Thank you very much

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Initially we stayed on the bus for the hour long tour to get our bearings. It is a great way to see and learn about the city. We then hopped off and on to visit the Catholic and Anglican cathedrals, have a drink and bite...More

Thank Helen L
Reviewed 1 week ago

A toss up between this and the red hop on hop off buses (same price) we chose this as we were told the commentary was live. An interesting, amusing and informative commentary by our guide and a good look at all the main sites. Obviously...More

Thank jackie c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided my friend and I to go on a 3 day trip to Liverpool. All I wanted to do was go to The Cavern,where The Beatles started,and a trip on the mersey and sing ferry across the mersey. We saw The City Explorer buses...More

Thank daffers131
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent tour with Oliver & Colin. Lots of banter some poor jokes & lots of interesting facts about the city it's history & people. Good suggestions on places to visit.

Thank janc6350
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just got dropped off in Liverpool on the coach trip at Albert dock around half ten made my way down to Albert dock and the tour bus was here. I have been to Liverpool many times now but I knew there was places I havent...More

Thank xamz10x
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The driver was super nice 👍🏽 the tour is amazing. You get all sorts of tips about Liverpool which for a Londoner who knows not a lot about Liverpool is amazing! Steve was a fab tour guide, so funny and friendly and down to earth....More

Thank sarah c
ann m, Manager at City Explorer Liverpool, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the great review! Steve will be pleased to hear you enjoyed his tour so much.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was fabulous -we learnt so much about the Beatles. Our guide, Damion, was truly fantastic!!

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Ernie B
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Response from campochica | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mary, The tours are from 10am until 4.30pm. I'm not 100% sure but maybe outside the Adelphi Hotel or the library would be your nearest pick up. The staff at the hotel should know. I would strongly advise visiting the... More
Jill A
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Response from slboy | Reviewed this property |
Yes and on some tours the ticket is valid for 24 hours from the time purchased , so you can if you like , ( I went on a tour at 5 pm , on a Tuesday , so my ticket was valid till the Wednesday at 5 pm ,, so could of used it... More