We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
63
All photos (63)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“live guide”(12 reviews)
“your bearings”(9 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Nov
Dec
Jan
Contact
Cardiff, Wales
Cathays
Website
+44 29 2047 3432
Call
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 16, 2015

We started on a bus with a live English narrator. He was quite good. After we hopped off we got back on with a recorded narration which was also very good - probably the first good recorded one I have heard in near 20 different...More

11  Thank jroihl
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed November 2, 2009

We bought a 24 hour bus ticket late on Sunday 1st November hoping to use it on Monday morning. The bus driver took our money but failed to explain that it was only good for a couple of hours and not 24!

4  Thank Merrythought
Reviews (186)
Filter reviews
173 results
Traveller rating
87
63
17
2
4
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
87
63
17
2
4
Show reviews that mention
All reviews live guide your bearings running commentary top deck cardiff castle ear phones red bus great introduction to the city major places day pass vantage point audio commentary grandchildren aged bbc studio other attractions open top bus tour takes
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 173 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago

Was a decent introduction to Cardiff - shortish trip duration (just under an hour), hit most central hotspots. I did the tour twice - unfortunately could not manage the live commentary bus. I did think it could have shown some more attractions though - (st....More

Thank Joshsang
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed this tour even though it was a cold & windy day in Cardiff. Our driver, Gareth, was charming & helpful & our live guide was absolutely brilliant. She really made the history of Cardiff come alive for us. We were so impressed by...More

Thank Konie
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Great way to see Cardiff and get your bearings. Buses run every half hour from Castle. Either with a guide or by using headphones. Comprehensive 50 minute tour and your ticket lasts 24 hours - very useful and good value for money.

Thank Susan G
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed our introduction to Cardiff by bus. The tour provides pre-recorded commentary in several languages. We visited many of the sites along the route, and used our day pass to travel around the city. One of our drivers was particularly kind...More

1  Thank ModestoLori
Reviewed September 9, 2018

With audio commentary and an open top bus, this is a great way to learn more about the history and culture of Cardiff. Lots of great architecture to see from an elevated vantage point and the ability to hop on and off at set stops...More

Thank ejay74
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We paid for the hop on hop off bus tour of Brighton at £9.00 each. After 5 stops with not much to interest us we got off at the Royal Pavilion. We spent about 3 hours there as it was really lovely. We knew that...More

Thank Lynne S
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We had a great day out and perfect for the whole family. We enjoyed it very much. We plan on doing it again for a family birthday activity. Highly recommend! Friendly staff and good value

Thank TimW3203
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Unfortunately, we had a bad experience with this tour. Not only no live guide, but all the stops along the bay canceled, and a big traffic jam coming back to our departure point near the castle which delayed the bus by a whole hour. They...More

Thank GranZorro
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Booked and paid for this tour online for myself, my son and 4 grandchildren aged 2 to 7 yrs on the morning of our trip. However, on boarding the bus was told 3 of the 11 stops were unavailable due to the National Eisteddfod. This...More

Thank Meryl D
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

We were told straight away certain aspects of the tour would change due to road closures for an event. We were a group of 7 - 2 adults, 2 seniors and 3 children and for the price of £35 for all of us to hop...More

Thank Becky A
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 73 nearby hotels
The Angel Hotel
2,032 reviews
.13 km away
Holiday Inn Cardiff City Centre
1,570 reviews
.23 km away
ML Lodge
158 reviews
.25 km away
Travelodge Cardiff Central Queen Street
845 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,390 nearby restaurants
Madame Fromage
730 reviews
.06 km away
Restaurant Minuet
453 reviews
.01 km away
Science Cream
285 reviews
.05 km away
Nata & Co Bakery
97 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 396 nearby attractions
Indoor Market
218 reviews
.19 km away
Firing Line - Cardiff Castle Museum of the Welsh Soldier
84 reviews
.08 km away
Castle Quarter Arcade
60 reviews
.05 km away
Cardiff Indoor Flea Market
61 reviews
.19 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
SallyCapeTownSA
June 20, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Titman9 | Reviewed this property |
at the drop off pick up point although it was not open when we got there. there was a number to ring. we left a message and a lady called us back quickly and we booked places with her and paid the driver.
1
Vote
Glep23
August 1, 2017|
Answer
Response from Nm-xo | Reviewed this property |
Usually if they're on a lead they are. We've never had a problem taking ours on a bus tour! Might be better just double checking once you're there or before you go though!
2
Votes
Splash24
May 20, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from adibfarid | Reviewed this property |
Yes! All the Winter long, but with less trips and bigger intervals.
0
Votes
Google Translation