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Dublin Shore Excursion: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour

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Highlights
  • Dublin City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off shore excursion
  • See top Dublin attractions, including Dublin Castle, Phoenix Park, Guinness Storehouse and Old Jameson Distillery
  • Hop-on and hop-off at any of the 20 stops around the city
  • Enjoy the informative onboard audio guide in six languages
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Overview
When your cruise ship docks, hit the streets on this sightseeing shore excursion that's perfect for everyone. Experience the beauty, history and culture of Dublin during a popular hop-on, hop-off bus sighting tour. Discover the best of the Emerald Isle, including historic buildings, iconic sites, ancient landmarks and vibrant nightlife at your own pace. With 28 stops along the way--including the Old Jameson Distillery, the National Art Gallery, St Patrick's Cathedral and the Guinness Storehouse--this popular option ensures you don't miss a thing!
What to Expect
A City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off bus tour is the perfect sightseeing shore excursion while you’re in port in Dublin. Enjoy great views from the top of the bus and see top Dublin attractions as you tour around the city.
Board the open-top, double-decker bus and see several of Dublin's major attractions including Dublinia, a great interactive exhibition of Irish history and culture. Visit the Old Jameson Distillery, the historic Dublin Castle, the Dublin Zoo in Phoenix Park and, of course, the famous Guinness Storehouse.
Enjoy the informative audio commentary and hop on and off as many times as you like at any of the stops around the city. Your ticket is valid for 24 or 48 hours after the first use (depending on option selected at booking).
The routes:
Red Route - 
13 Upper O'Connell Street  
Nassau Street 
Leinster Street 
National Art Gallery 
Merrion Square 
St. Stephen Green / Pearse Street 
College Green (Irish Whiskey Museum) 
Dame Street / Temple Bar 
Dame Street / Dublin Castle 
Christ Church Cathedral 
St. Patrick's Cathedral 
High Street 
Guinness Storehouse 
Royal Hospital Kilmainham 
Kilmainham Gaol / Memorial Gardens 
Heuston Station 
Parkgate Street 
Phoenix Park / Parkgate Street 
National Museum of Decorative Arts & History 
Arran Quay / Smithfield 
Bachelor's Walk 
Parnell Square 
Blue Route - 
13 Upper O'Connell Street 
Abbey Street 
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum 
Cardiff Lane 
National Art Gallery 
Merrion Square 
St. Stephen Green 
College Green (Irish Whiskey Museum) 
Dame Street / Temple Bar 
Dame Street / Dublin Castle 
Christ Church Cathedral 
St. Patrick's Cathedral  
Guinness Storehouse 
Royal Hospital Kilmainham 
Kilmainham Gaol / Memorial Gardens 
Heuston Station 
National Museum of Decorative Arts & History 
Arran Quay 
Croke Park
This excursion is located within a 20-minute walk to the cruise port, so you determine the time you return to your ship in Dublin. Please allow yourself ample time to enjoy the excursion and ensure your timely return to the port. This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy.
Itinerary
Stops:

• Upper O'Connell Street
• Nassau Street (National Museum of Archaeology & History, House of Ireland)
• Leinster Street
• Merrion Street (National Gallery)
• Merrion Square South
• St Stephen's Green
• Suffolk Street (Dublin Tourism Center, Dublin Wax Museum)
• Dame Street
• Christ Church Cathedral, Dublinia
• St Patrick's Cathedral
• High Street
• Guinness Storehouse
• Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Museum of Modern Art
• Kilmainham Gaol
• Heuston Station
• Parkgate Street
• Phoenix Park (Dublin Zoo)
• National Museum of Decorative Arts & History
• St Michan’s Crypt, Old Jameson Distillery
• Bachelor’s Walk (Leprechaun Museum)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in Dublin for a few days in April and bought 6 premium tickets that, subsequently, gave us access to the big bus service for three days. They were supposed to serve us from the 19-04 to 21-04. Unfortunately they had disturbances in the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MJGre
BBDublinStephen, Marketing Executive at Big Bus Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Maria, I am sorry to hear that you did not fully enjoy your experience with us. Unfortunately, due to Garda road closures and factors out of our control, the Blue route was not able to be operated on Easter Sunday. We did however cover...More

Reviewed February 17, 2019

We bought a 3 day bus pass for €37 and did the bus tours all around Dublin to get our bearings. On our last day we took a tour to Malahide Castle and Howth. Our driver was called Eoin and he was brilliant. He talked...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Dublintour, Manager at Big Bus Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2019

Hello petula66. Thank you for your great review. Eoin is certainly an attraction not to miss out on in your Dublin explorations. Hope to see you soon again. Kind regards, Igor

Reviewed January 3, 2019

The tour itself is not too bad, I would advise getting a live tour rather than the automated commentary for a much better experience of the city. My rating is more for the customer service aspect when something went wrong. The published timings (on both...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dscraf
Dublintour, Manager at Big Bus Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2019

Hi dscraf. Thank you for your review. We will make sure to pass your remarks to our management team and to follow up on your claim. I do apologise for the inconvenience you and your family had to go through. All the best, Igor S

Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

We recently visited Dublin while doing a British Isles cruise. With an overnight stop in Dublin we decided to do the hop on hop off tour the first day in Dublin. Part of the reason we chose this tour was that one of the stops...More

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Dublintour, Manager at Big Bus Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Hi Paul D, Thanks for taking time to review, we are delighted to read that you enjoyed the tour and your staying in Dublin with us! All the best, Fabrizio

Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Not usually a fan of bus tours, but we wanted to maximize use of our Dublin pass so used our hop on/off ticket for a ride to Teelings. We lucked out and got Declan. He’s not only hilarious, but a surprisingly good singer. Not sure...More

1  Thank Cubsfan68
Dublintour, Manager at Big Bus Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Hi Cubsfan68, Thank you so much for your five-star review, and of course your kind words on Declan! We do hope to see you again sometime. All the best, brian L

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Nilajane
October 2, 2018|
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Response from WantMillionsToTravel | Reviewed this property |
Hi Nilajane, the difference is they are operated by different companies. From what I did check; tours are very similar. Red line did stop at kilmainham gaol; we got on at that stop. Just compare both routes to see what... More
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July 21, 2018|
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Don't know. I bought a one day pass.
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