City Explorer - Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours

Welcome to City Explorer

City Explorer brings the best sightseeing opportunities Liverpool has to offer to you at an unbeatable price. Visit 14 iconic stops and learn about the city's culture and history with a live guide on every bus. There really is no better way to discover the city.

20% Discount on St Johns Beacon Tour

20% Discount on St Johns Beacon Tour

At 138 metres, St Johns Beacon is the second tallest building in Liverpool and is open daily to the public. With a stunning 360° panoramic view of Merseyside, the Wirral, North Wales, the Beacon is THE premier viewing platform for Liverpool. To claim your discount please present your City Explorer ticket.

Go on a ferry cruise across the River Mersey Go on a ferry cruise across the River Mersey

Mersey Ferries Evening Cruises

If you are looking for a perfect night out in Liverpool why not join Mersey Ferries for a Summer Evening Cruise on the River Mersey.

Passengers Please Note : On Sunday 27th May their may be serious delays due the LFC Parade which may take place – we will do our best to keep this site up to date with what is happening. Good luck to the Reds from all at the Explorer and happy travels to some of our staff who will be traveling to Kiev to watch the game.

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Open Top Bus Tour Stops

Our Tour Stops At The Best Destinations In Liverpool

  • 1

    Albert Dock

    Gower Street

    Stops 0, 15, 30 and 45 minutes past the hour.

  • 2

    Pier Head

    Canada Boulevard (ferries)

    Stops 5, 20, 35, 50 minutes past the hour.

  • 3

    Liverpool One

    Lord Street

    Stops 10, 25, 40 and 55 minutes past the hour.

  • 4

    The Cavern Quarter

    Victoria Street (Mathew St)

    Stops 15, 30, 45 and 0 minutes past the hour.

  • 5

    Museums, Gallery & Library

    William Brown Street

    Stops 20, 35, 50, and 5 minutes past the hour.

  • 6

    Queen Square Bus Station

    Stand 2

    Stops 25, 40, 55 and 10 minutes past the hour.

  • 7

    Adelphi Hotel

    Brownlow Hill

    Stops 30, 45, 0 and 15 minutes past the hour.

  • 8

    Metropolitan Cathedral

    Mount Pleasant (Catholic Cathedral)

    Stops 35, 50, 5 and 20 minutes past the hour.

  • 9

    Philharmonic Pub

    Hope Street

    Stops 38, 53, 8 and 23 minutes past the hour.

  • 10

    Liverpool Cathedral

    Upper Duke Street

    Stops 43, 58, 13 and 28 minutes past the hour.

  • 11

    St Luke's - Bombed Out Church

    Berry Street

    Stops 48, 3, 15, 33 past the hour.

  • 12

    Chinese Arch

    Great George Street

    Stops 50, 5, 20 and 35 minutes past the hour.

  • 13

    Cain's Brewery Village

    Peaky Blinders Bar

    Stops 52, 7, 22 and 38 minutes past the hour.

  • 14

    Echo Arena & ACC

    Kings Parade

    Stops 55, 10, 25 and 40 minutes past the hour.

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Or purchase from one of our friendly drivers

*Tickets can be purchased at any stop along the tour.
*All of our vehicles are now wheelchair friendly! Please call 0151 933 2324 if you have any other accessibility requirements.

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Running Times

The tours run Monday to Friday.
First Tour leaves dock at 10 am then runs every 15 minutes from each stop until 3pm then every 30 minutes until last tour leaves dock at 4.30 pm
Saturday and Sunday Every 15 minutes from each stop first tour leaves Albert dock at 10am last tour leaves at 4.30 pm.

Please Note : All Explorer Tickets valid for 24 hours from time of purchase. All joint City Explorer and LFC Tickets are valid for 48 hours

Current Time: 11:51 am

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Prices

  • Adult: £11.00
  • Concessions: £8.00
  • Students: £8.00
  • Child: £6.00

    (between ages of 5-15)

  • Family Pass: £30.00

    (2 adults, 3 children)

All tickets valid for 24 Hours from time of purchase.

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Live Tour
Guide

 

Unbeatable
Price

 

The Original
Open-top Tour

 

13 Iconic
Stops

 

Qualified
Tour Guides

 

24 Hour
Tickets

 

Established
Since 1999

Bank Holiday Weekend 26th,27th and 28th May 2018

Passengers please be aware that this weekend we have The Three Festivals Tall ships Regatta taking place at various points along the waterfront and also the possible Homecoming Parade for LFC on Sunday 27th.

While we will do our best to keep the buses running to time please expect some delays and hold ups.

Thankyou for your patience.

Welcome to The Liverpool City Explorer Sightseeing Tour

Go sightseeing in Liverpool, a city of great tradition, fabulous humour and stunning architecture. Scousers are serious about culture, comedy and style. Discovering the city in style couldn’t be easier than with Liverpool City Explorer. On board our open top bus tour is an informative Tour Guide who will help you explore the city’s best bits to the full and talk you through the history, drama, talent and humour that’s made Liverpool what it is today.

City Explorer brings the best of sightseeing in 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.

Hop on and hop off at 14 stops including: The Mersey Ferries, Cathedrals, Chinese Arch and Museum and Galleries. Our sightseeing tours run all year round.

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We work with some of Liverpool's leading tourism organisations in order to provide the very best experience the city has to offer.

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