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Red Viking Tour

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Address: Bank Place, Limerick, Ireland
Phone Number: 061-394033
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Get off on King's Island

My husband and I took the Red Viking Bus tour on both routes. We had just a day in Limerick and wanted to get a quick view of the city and its history. The tour was entirely worth... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2014
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Dorking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Just been on this tour with my partner and found the tour very interesting. We have been to limerick many times but learnt a lot more about this maigical city by doing the tour. To walk the whole tour would probably take you 4 hours! So the bus is by far the best way!! The bus is over 25 years... More 

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33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Very handy way to see the sights and learn a bit about Limerick. Convenient pick up and drop off points and great value for money too. Tour was great we seen and learned things we would have otherwise missed

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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

we had time to meet robby the supervisor and a female tour driver. at lunch time we offered to take them to lunch.they accepted but would not let us pay for them. wonderful time together an a wonderful tour. regretably we lost their mail add.

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Thank memejz6
South Windsor, Connecticut
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

This tour lasts about 50 minutes. We saw very little of historic value. The quaint small shops, narrow streets gives it a feel of a quieter era. It reminds me of the small town I grew up in as a child.

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1 Thank Wayne W
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5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

The bus takes you on two short loops. Between traffic and stops every few blocks, you could walk the loops faster. The windows were grimy, which made pictures impossible. The commentary lacked any depth. Save your money and walk around downtown yourself.

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Thank PDXNateBaker
Atlanta, Georgia
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15 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Limerick is not a very large city and we found this tour adequate to help us get our bearings. There are two routes that are about 45 minutes in total. The driver was not very animated and I think that the tour was pre-recorded. At first we waited for the first bus on a Sunday and while the bus was... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My husband and I took the Red Viking Bus tour on both routes. We had just a day in Limerick and wanted to get a quick view of the city and its history. The tour was entirely worth it. If we had had more time, I would have taken a walking tour around, but with only a day and so... More 

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2 Thank BostonTourGuide
Limerick, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

12 € for an uncomfortable seat, very short drive and speak through loudspeakers in dire need of replacement. The driver seemed sulky and I don't really blame him. I hear the paddy wagon tours are much better. We chose to just walk the city.

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1 Thank Ann D
Merseyside
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65 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We took this tour to learn about Limerick and we were not disappointed. The driver was very knowledgeable giving a live commentary as she drove around the city. The tour last about 1 hour. Our disappointment was the condition of the seating upstairs. At least 2 of the seats had the back out and these were lying on the actual... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

I'm from Limerick and I learned so much on this tour. The bus driver/tour guide is genuinely interested in Limerick and his love for the city really comes across. Great value for money and my kids loved it !

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RedVikingTours, Owner at Red Viking Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for the brilliant review. We are delighted you and your family enjoyed the tour. Its great to see Limerick residents enjoying the tour. More 

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