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Hop-On Hop-Off Bournemouth
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Bournemouth lies in the heart of Dorset on the South Coast and has seven miles of golden sands and sparkling sea. The City Tour covers 21 stops to see it all, from great beaches to charming villages, just hop-on and hop-off our distinctive red buses at any time to get to see everything Bournemouth has to offer at your own pace. There are many things to do and see, so let City Sightseeing highlight all the best attractions and help you to make the most of your stay. The vibrant cosmopolitan town has it all –a vast variety of shops, restaurants theatres & shows plus a buzzing night life.


  • Create your itinerary: stay as much as you wish at each stop. Take as many full loops as you like!
  • Audio guide in English to learn all about Bournemouth history & culture.
  • Free Booklet with deals and discounts for museums, restaurants, and other Tours
  • 24h Unlimited Hop-on Hop-off bus tour with 360º  panoramic views of Bournemouth and its surroundings
  • Flexible 3-month ticket

Map, Routes & Stops

  • All Routes
  • Bournemouth Tour
Schedule: - Loop: Minutes Frequency: Minutes

Main Stops

Hop-On Hop-Off Bournemouth/Bournemouth Pier - Behind Hot Rocks/23
Bournemouth Pier - Behind Hot Rocks
Hop-On Hop-Off Bournemouth/Bournemouth Pier/1
Bournemouth Pier

Additional Information

The route starts at the Bournemouth Pier. The Oceanarium is located here, and it is one of the town’s top attractions. Pop in to see their great new penguin beach! Hop-off at Bus Stop 2 to do your shopping at The Bournemouth Square, the actual very centre of the town. The three main shopping roads, Westover Road, Commercial Road, and Old Christchurch Road converge there. And right next to that, do not miss the local Balloon, an extravagant local attraction. Take a stroll around Branksome Chine, and enjoy the view of the sea at Bus Stop 5. Enjoy the sight of the prettiest village as you pass on our double-deckers by Canford Cliffs, or hop off to get to Compton Acres, a sub-tropical garden offering astonishing views.

City Sightseeing Bournemouth also takes you to Sandsbank, the upper-end area teaming with the most expensive houses in England and surrounded by the most popular naturist beaches. Hop on and off at Bus Stops 7-8 & 9 to get to see it all! And if you feel curious about the name of the area, hop-off at Lilliput, but do not be disappointed when you fail to find little people around. Get some tranquillity by strolling around the city hall at Bus Stops 7 through 15, while you check-out Poole Old Town and Quay. Before you go, hop-off at The Triangle, well known as the focal point for the local LGBT community, the area has a number or quirky shops and venues appealing and very welcoming to broad-minded visitors. Our exclusive red buses are always around the corner waiting to take you to amazing places! Book your ticket online and start planning your itinerary today.

Know before you go

Dogs are welcome on-board of our buses as long as they are well-behaved and kept on a lead
Operational Season: 14 April - 24 September
Except on: 25 September – 13 April
First Tour: 09:00 a.m.
Last Tour: 05:00 p.m.

Cancellation policy

All sales are final: tickets cannot be exchanged or money refunded by City Sightseeing.


  • Free booklet with great value deals to enjoy discounts at local attractions

Supplied by

Discover Dorset Ltd
Victoria Chambers, Fir Vale Road
BH1 2JN, Bournemouth, United Kingdom

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