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The Edinburgh Ghost Bus Tour is a theatrical sightseeing tour, taking you on a journey around the darker side of Edinburgh. Your creepy conductor shows you the sights on-board a classic 1960's Routemaster bus as you experience the travelling ghost...more
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| Waverley Bridge, Next to Princes St Gardens, Edinburgh WC2N 5BY, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 14, 2015

Such a silly way to spend an hour in Edinburgh. Don't know why anyone grumbles about the price - it costs a tenner to go to the cinema here, and this is live (and dead) action entertainment for a few quid more. Spooktacular!

3  Thank Lupin K
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

What a tour actor great very good but god your putting own life in your hands riding on this bus crackly speakers smokey bus 20 benson hedges a rev I think I think the bus bit is pointless and would be more fun doing a...More

6  Thank dannykodi568415
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did the Ghost Bus Tour on Saturday night. It was great fun, lots of laughs, and plenty of history about the darker side of the city. Hector and Angus were tremendous, we would definitely recommend. As others have said no-one jumps out in an...More

Thank AngDeak
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been on the other Ghost bus tours and whilst this follows the same format the guide was great and really got everyone involved. Definitely worth doing if you're in Edinburgh.

Thank nigelw24
TheGhostBusTours, Head of Social Media at The Ghost Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Nigel, Thank you for the lovely review. We always love to hear postive feedback from our customers! Have a great day. Kind regards, Alex

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour is not scary or funny. We thought there will be actors in the bus to scare you, things happening in the bus etc. But it's not. There's only one person with a microphone at the end of the bus and doesn't really interact....More

Thank David2289
TheGhostBusTours, Manager at The Ghost Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi David, Our sincerest apologies that you did not enjoy our tour. The tour guide is your actor and it is a shame that you did not enjoy this aspect. We have taken on your comments in order to improve our service in the future,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my partner decided to go on the ghost bus tour and we both absolutely loved it, me especially. I had a great time laughing all the way apart from when I was getting spooked, will definitely be back again.

Thank 540ayshah
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bus is great....decor is in keeping. The conductor is corny and animated...just as expected.could of been a bit longer and visited a few more places...but on the whole a good experience

Thank Jane831
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2nd time doing the tour. This time with my 9 year old - it was awols(guide) last performance and by Jesus he was good! Hopefully they find a suitable replacement! My sons highlight of the weekend and mine out of all the touristy things we...More

1  Thank Niclogue78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is probably the most fun tour that I have ever done! The guide was knowledgeable and extremely entertaining. The ghost stories were great and the bus ambiance was a lot of fun. Can't recommend this enough!!

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Look, the bus is great, the conductor is a nice guy, doing a great job, and, for entertainment its ok for the hour and a bit As a Ghost activity no, I dont expect to be whisked away by ghouls, but, I could read the...More

Thank Wreckingbaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The narrator on our tour was interactive for sure and although a lot of his comments and jokes were kind of corny......we expected that from this type and tour and he gave GREAT stories and information about the "ghost stories" of the town. We HIGHLY...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My new husband and I coordinated a ghost bus tour for our family and friends in Edinburgh the night before our October castle wedding. We had so much fun, and our friends and family really enjoyed it too. I was especially excited to be able...More

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Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
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are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look
...More
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Heggs26
February 28, 2016|
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Response from tilly321 | Reviewed this property |
Upstairs, the experience is the same but you will see more sights
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Chloevannet
October 12, 2015|
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Response from tilly321 | Reviewed this property |
No, you go into a graveyard for 5 mins, the rest is on the bus. Some sound effects etc. But nothing spectacular happens!
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