Arthur's Seat in Holyrood Park

Edinburgh 48-Hour Pass: 4 Bus Tours and Boat Trip

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48 hours
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Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian

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What You'll Do
  • Get a 48-hour Edinburgh pass for access to 4 bus tours and a boat trip too
  • Take hop-on hop-off bus tours of the Old and New Towns
  • Head to the coast at Newhaven with stops at Royal Botanic Gardens
  • Go on a cruise out onto the Firth of Forth
  • Enjoy a bus tour of Edinburgh's World Heritage sites
With the 48-hour grand pass, enjoy 4 sightseeing bus routes round Edinburgh and a boat trip where you might just see puffins! Take hop-on hop-off buses round the Old Town and New Town, and so much more, to really make the most of your time in Edinburgh.
What to Expect
City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Experience Edinburgh on an open-top city tour of Edinburgh focusing on its historic Old Town. Hear about how Edinburgh was formed and the tales of the people and events that shaped the city into what you see today. From the cramped living conditions of the Old Town to the spacious Holyrood Park, this tour gives you an excellent introduction to the City. Use your ticket to hop on and off the buses to further explore your favorite sites.
Never miss a word with this multi-language tour, offering commentary through headphones in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, and Russian. The kids can also enjoy watching the Horrible Histories Children's Channel.
Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Enjoy the city from the best seat in the house, aboard an open-top tour bus. Let your guide bring Edinburgh’s history to life as you hear the stories of the stunning architecture as you see it from the best view point in the city. This tour explores the Old Town before touring the Georgian New Town. Hop off the bus to explore the many attractions along the route before hopping back on a later tour. This is truly a fantastic guided overview of the city.
Edinburgh World Heritage Tour
Join this brand new route for The Edinburgh World Heritage Tour covering the UNESCO world heritage sites of the Old and New Town. This live guided tour is offered in English only and runs every 30 minutes. Each tour will last 1 hour and 20 minutes.
MacTour City Vintage Tour
Have an unforgettable experience by combining a live guided tour of Edinburgh’s key sights with the traditional style of a vintage Routemaster bus. This tour delves into Edinburgh’s past as it travels around the Old Town, showing stunning views across Holyrood Park and the city’s extinct volcano Arthur’s Seat as you venture down Regent Road. Hop on and off as you please at the many stops, using your ticket to take advantage of discounted admission at many places of interest. This tour runs from 24 March to 2 November.
Boat Trip of the Coast
Leave the city center behind and head to the coast at Newhaven through the Georgian New Town including stops at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and The Royal Yacht Britannia. This multi-language tour offers commentary through headphones in English, Gaelic, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, and Russian. The tour returns to the city center via The Palace of Holyrood House and the Canongate section of the Royal Mile.
Take a fantastic half day tour including commentary listened to through headphones in a choice of English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, and Russian to South Queensferry where you board the Forth Belle for a 75 minute cruise of the Firth of Forth. Here see stunning views of the Forth Bridges and if you’re lucky some of the local wildlife including Puffins and Seals.
Bus and Boat Tour runs from 29 March to 31 October.
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