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Manchester Sightseeing Bus Tours

Chorlton Street | Near Manchester Visitor Information Centre, Manchester M1 3LD, England
+44 800 288 8746
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More get on at start and get off at the end tour

After doing several hop on hop off tours in different cities...this one dosent really stack... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Palmerston North, New Zealand
via mobile
Manchester in brief

The time that we visited Manchester the city tour bus was only on weekend. We had the opportunity... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
antonis k
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Take a 2 hour entertaining and informative 18 mile tour, on an iconic, red, open-top or double-decker bus. We visit all the main sights in Manchester city centre as well as the surrounding districts.A professionally qualified, experienced local guide – provided by Manchester Guided Tours – provides full commentary in English on all our tours in and around Manchester.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“open top bus” (7 reviews)
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Chorlton Street | Near Manchester Visitor Information Centre, Manchester M1 3LD, England
+44 800 288 8746
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After doing several hop on hop off tours in different cities...this one dosent really stack up. Commentary is hard to listen to over speakers rather than earplugs....lot of driving around outer areas of city....walking tour is much better option in Manchester

Thank Rosemurray2013
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The time that we visited Manchester the city tour bus was only on weekend. We had the opportunity to see many places of the town very good in approximately 2 hours.

Thank antonis k
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Comfortable open topped bus -hop on hop off - which had a good taped commentry - (which gave us time to think) that included all the main sites and areas of the city.The driver was very helpful and added a real local charm to the...More

1  Thank Philip J
MCROpenTopBus, Admin at Manchester Sightseeing Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Philip, this review has unfortunately been posted to the wrong company; you definitely travelled on the 'Sightseeing Manchester' bus. Please note that we don't have a hop on/off service or taped commentary; we use professional tour guides on a 2-hour round trip. We have...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017

I live in Greater Manchester and found this tour really informative and interesting. It covers the breadth of the city as well as the city centre and will provide visitors with plenty of ideas for places to follow up...most of them free of charge. My...More

Thank NYC0301
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Although my wife and I are expat Scousers and live in Greater Manchester we wanted to show our American relatives some of Manchester's sights. My sister from France joined us. We paid the driver and off we went. Luckily 3 of us are seniors which...More

Thank Gadomski
Reviewed 16 September 2016

It is slightly different from other towns and would benefit from the Hop off option, it was a nice way of seeing and visiting some interesting parts of the city. Manchester's history explanation was indeed enlightening and worth the money of the tickets. The guide...More

1  Thank Ana C
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed the tour and the excellent guide, Sibby, made it so interesting and informative. Because of what we saw on the tour we could make informed plans for the next couple of days. Excellent!

2  Thank PaulineNorway
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

First of all .. they are not hop on hop off like other sightseeing tours ... overprice for such service .. in other city tours the ticket is valid for 24 hours & you have the option of pay little extra & make it 48...More

4  Thank HMoosawi
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is the second time I have been on this trip. Although weather was nice it was not an open top bus. The guide was not nearly as good as the previous one. I felt the guide did not give out as much information as...More

1  Thank dollydimplesrebornnu
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Excellent two hours on the Manchester bus tour - very informative - great way to see this wonderful city - especially on a cold wet miserable day Live commentary made the tour very personable and enjoyable

6  Thank Margaret591
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Lorelyn M
18 January 2017|
Response from Ana C | Reviewed this property |
There might be, but the best thing to do would've checking the information online. Good luck!
24 August 2015|
Response from MCROpenTopBus | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for your question. The Manchester sightseeing bus currently runs on Saturdays only - for details of times and to book please check the 'Book Tickets' section of the website.