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“Friendly and fun”

City Explorer Liverpool
Ranked #17 of 74 Tours in Liverpool
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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 you a running commentary to help you Hop on and off to explore all that Liverpool has to offer. We are unbeatable on price too, Why not take the Do The Double ticket and combine your tour with a trip on the World Famous Mersey Ferry or include a trip up to the top of the Liverpool Cathedral with our Liverpool Experience ticket, please ask drivers for details. What more could you ask for? Well why not take a trip on the Lfc Explorer as well and visit Anfield home of Lfc and take in The Best View in the whole of Merseyside. So what are you waiting for, Go on....Explore!
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We had purchased an advance ticket that included a ferry ride on the Mersey. We approached the bus at one it’s many stops and even though we were suppose to get our tickets at the docks, Dave the driver very kindly let us on. The tour guides were fun and informative and we saw Dave later in the day as he stopped for us again. Even though we were not at the right stop. I enjoyed the commentary and would recommend this tour as a way to get see Liverpool for a first timer.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

This was a really good way to see Liverpool. The tour guides gave so many interesting facts and brought the tour to life. We did the whole tour one afternoon. Tickets last 24 hours so the next morning we visited all the places we wanted to walk around. This way we joined different tours at different stages. All the guides were friendly and so interesting. We really enjoyed listening to them. So much better to have a guide in person than a taped commentary that never matches up to what you are seeing. Brill.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Me and hubby recently visited Liverpool and whilst there decided to do the River Cruise. When purchasing the tickets we were asked if we would like to buy a combined ticket incorporating the City Explorer Bus Tour. So glad we did. The tour was both informative and very funny. Driver Dave and Viv the commentator were fantastic. Viv was so informative and gave us ideas of where we should go. She was also very funny. This hop on and off bus is something you should definitely do when in Liverpool, even better if you get these two!

3  Thank kim L
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Open top bus ride round Liverpool on a cold April day ....but was vey informative and light hearted ....followed by ferry ride on the Mersey ....all in all not bad value for money £13.50 Easter Sunday for an adult

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

On arrival to Liverpool we decided to take the city explorer tour which is an open top bus. You can get on designated bus stops all over the city, unfortunately they are not well signed and a very kind gentleman could see we were having difficulties and told us which stop to get. The cost for an adult is £11.00 each, child is £6.00 and you pay when you get on the bus and ticket lasts for 24 hours. You can get on and off as many times as you like and the stops can take you to all the different places to see. We decided to have a combined trip with a Mersey river cruise and cost us £15.50 each. It was a very cold day and if you go upstairs on the open top you need to wrap up warm and wear a hat. They have a tour guide on board explaining in detail the tour and what there is to see in Liverpool. Excellent value and a brilliant way to get your bearings to see the city as there is a lot to see and do. Highly recommend.

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