Travel Updates:
We are back! City Explorer is delighted to announce that our open-top tours have resumed with an all-new panoramic tour around the city for 1 hour, plus an all-new Beatles Tour – we hope to resume our full hop on hop off tour soon!
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Discover the Best Destinations in Liverpool on our “Hop On Hop Off” Bus Tour
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The City Explorer Bus Sightseeing Liverpool Tours

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 City Explorer, Liverpool tours not to be missed.

Onboard 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.

Why Choose Our Liverpool City Tour:
Tour includes:
live tour guides Live Tour Guides
24 hour tickets 24 Hour Tickets
14 iconic stops 14 Iconic Stops
unbeatable price Unbeatable Price
the best views The Best Views

Open Top Bus Tour Stops

Our Liverpool Tours Stop At The Best Destinations In The City
Stop 1

Royal Albert Dock Liverpool

This is the start and finish point of the tour. You can visit The Tate Liverpool, The Beatles Story or the Liverpool Wheel. You could also just relax and browse in the many shops, restaurants and bars.

Location Gower Street

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

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(between ages of 5-15)
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(2 adults, 3 children)

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*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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The first tour leaves the Royal Albert Dock at 10 am and runs every 30 minutes from each stop until the last tour leaves the dock at 3:30 pm.

All City Explorer tickets are valid for 48 hours from time of purchase.


First tour leaves dock at 10am then runs every 30 minutes from each stop until last.

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Explore Our Top 75 Things to Do Guide!

The city of Liverpool is a firm favourite with visitors from the UK and beyond, and we know why. Liverpool’s huge choice of shopping attractions, museums, art galleries, bars and restaurants are what draws in the crowds. Whatever you want to do and see in the city, we recommend taking a look at our Top Things to Do Guide for some inspiration - and then why not go on one of the best Liverpool city tours!

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Experience the Ultimate Day Out in Liverpool

With so much to see and do in Liverpool, you’re truly spoilt for choice. To help you plan the perfect city sightseeing Liverpool tour, we have created an ultimate day out guide bursting with ideas. It has a little something for everyone where shopping, dining, discovery and fun can all be enjoyed in a single day. This guide presents an example itinerary of someone’s visit to our wonderful city.

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Our Partners

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