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City Sightseeing - Oban

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Sightseeing Bus Tour of Oban area

The bus has open top and indoor seats [in case of rain]. Journey lasts about 1 hour 20 mins and... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2016
EricaManchester
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Manchester
Faboulous place

Love the feel, buzzing with people from all over the world. Gateway to the Islands ferrys coming... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Carmondean
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Livingston, United Kingdom
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We operate open-top bus tours of Oban and the surrounding area for visitors that last between 1 hour and 3 hours depending on the tour. Our tours operate daily from late May until late September.
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Oban Railway Station, Oban PA34 5RU, Scotland
Website
+44 1631 566809
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Would have been useful if someone had mentioned on here that this is no longer running!! Followed trip advisor information and stood waiting like a numpty for 10am bus that never came.

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Love the feel, buzzing with people from all over the world. Gateway to the Islands ferrys coming and going. Great place to be for touring around. Plenty places to visit around the area, good transport, trains buses etc

Thank Carmondean
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

The day was very wet the speakers on the bus were broken. The bus driver was a friendly cheery chap. We sat out side to our amusement we got soaked by the trees ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ The tour was fairly short but for people who have never...More

2  Thank Rhona L
westcoasttours2017, Manager at City Sightseeing - Oban, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you very much for your review and we're glad you enjoyed the tour, despite the weather.

Reviewed 26 June 2017

Our 3-hour trip from Oban was a frankly bizarre journey the like of which I have never experienced in my 55 years. Sitting on a double decker bus traversing singe track roads, crossing narrow bridges and doing sharp turns in small villages was embarrassing and...More

3  Thank skools33
westcoasttours2017, Manager at City Sightseeing - Oban, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Firstly, we're genuinely sorry that you didn't enjoy the tour as it has been created by our local management to take in places of interest in and around Oban and, during the many years it has operated, been well received by customers. Secondly, there are...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017

A more than two hours tour in a beautiful area. The busdriver's guidance was interesting, detailed about geography, history, and his driver skills were great on those special roads. We have enjoyed every minute of the trip. The stop was at the Highland Arts Exhibition,...More

Thank kapormag
westcoasttours2017, Manager at City Sightseeing - Oban, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thank you very much for your review and we're delighted that you enjoyed the tour and spending time at Easdale.

Reviewed 31 May 2017

This afternoon we took the Oban city sightseeing open top bus to Easdale. This is the 11:30am LONG tour with live commentary and approximately a 30 minute stop in Easdale. The tour started off by heading out of town towards the falls and Connell bridge...More

1  Thank Wilburkins
westcoasttours2017, Manager at City Sightseeing - Oban, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Thank you for your review and we're delighted you enjoyed the tour.

Reviewed 8 October 2016

The bus has open top and indoor seats [in case of rain]. Journey lasts about 1 hour 20 mins and there's driver commentary. Starts outside Oban Rail Station and visits Corran Halls, Connel Bridge, Oban Airport, Dunstaffnage Castle, Dunollie Castle and Ganavan Sands so it's...More

2  Thank EricaManchester
westcoasttours2017, Manager at City Sightseeing - Oban, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 18 September 2016

Good way to pass an hour or two. You can either sit outside at the back of the bus or inside at the front. I chose to go outside but it does get a little breezy. You get the bus at the railway pier and...More

1  Thank janicejanroxy
westcoasttours2017, Manager at City Sightseeing - Oban, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thank you for your review and we're glad you enjoyed the tour and would recommend to others.

Reviewed 24 August 2016

Oban is a nice little town with great seafood restaurants. If you are going to the Islands, then you will visit Oban. However there's nothing really to see, except the 'Coliseum'' towering over the town, and guess what ... the City Sightseeing Bus can't get...More

1  Thank David C
westcoasttours2017, Manager at City Sightseeing - Oban, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thank you for your review and we're sorry you didn't find the tour of interest. The tour was created by local people to showcase Oban and its surrounds and therefore does visit places of local interest. With regards to McCaig's Tower (coliseum), you are right...More

Reviewed 24 December 2015

i would not recommend this tour to anyone they use to have a double decker bus that went down to Easdale with an fantastic lady driver who's driving was second to none and here commentary and history of the area was the best now they...More

1  Thank yorkshirtyke
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