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Red Buses Sightseeing - Hop-On Hop-Off

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Best way to see Helsinki with one tour. Covers all the main sights, includes the best historical facts and also information about traditions and etc
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Pohjoisranta 4, Helsinki 00170, Finland
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

We visited Helsinki as part of a cruise to the Baltic. Seeing the 'Cruise Port' Option for the Hop-on-Hop-off we paid our £48.00 for the two of us (this included a 10% Viator discount!) Well this proved to be a total waste of money. CONS:...More

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RoyLi1945, Sales Consultant at Red Buses Sightseeing - Hop-On Hop-Off, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey, Thank you for sharing your concern with us, unfortunately at this moment we haven't got any chance to find out what was wrong with wifi connection during your trip on our buses. Connection is provided by our internet-provider and in cases when there is...More

Reviewed October 20, 2018

We took the Helsinki Red Bus tour and thought it was the best of the three we took during our Baltic Cruise (Berlin and Stockholm were the other two). We stepped off our cruise ship and walked right into the line to get on to...More

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RoyLi1945, Sales Consultant at Red Buses Sightseeing - Hop-On Hop-Off, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Hey! We are so happy to get your review! Hopefully this is not your last trip to Helsinki. Thank you also for letting people know about the fact that you can pay for your trip at the harbour with credit card. (except Amex, to be...More

Reviewed September 24, 2018

Not very informative. Only plus was that it provided transportation to the Rock Church and did a drive by of the Sibelius structure. Gained more from just walking around on my own and a little reading. This has been my usual method of getting the...More

Thank MaryLS
RoyLi1945, Sales Consultant at Red Buses Sightseeing - Hop-On Hop-Off, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Hey, We would appreciate in getting more information about your experience to improve the services! Please, send us e-mail about this with picture of your ticket attached (to make sure if it our company that you traveled with and not competitor). Best Regards, Kirsi CityTour

Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

The open top hop on / hop off bus runs tours around the city in summer time. It’s well worth doing to learn some of the local history. It departs at Senate Square & takes it the major attractions such as Kiasma, Temppeliaukio church ,...More

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RoyLi1945, Sales Consultant at Red Buses Sightseeing - Hop-On Hop-Off, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Hey, Thank you for telling us about your experience! We appreciate it. Best Regards and Greetings from Helsinki, Kirsi CityTour

Reviewed September 7, 2018

The trip was not worth the price paid to travel in a big loop around the city. Due to heavy traffic the bus showed up late to our stop. Then we were delayed for most of our trip due to additional delays. Maybe an anomaly?More

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RoyLi1945, Sales Consultant at Red Buses Sightseeing - Hop-On Hop-Off, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Hey Robert, Unfortunately we are not able to see what went wrong, as no information about date and time was provided. If you send us information about this to e-mail it could help to improve our service. With no information, there is no chance to...More

Reviewed August 21, 2018

We opted for this bus because it ran regularly. We picked up the bus from our cruise port and used it to get around Helsinki. The tour information provided on the bus was thorough. Since Helsinki is relatively small, a larger tour would be overkill....More

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RoyLi1945, Sales Consultant at Red Buses Sightseeing - Hop-On Hop-Off, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Hey Zoe, Thank you for your comment. Löyly is a great place indeed, we are happy to know you had chance to enjoy Helsinki the way "a finn" would do! :) Best Regards, Kirsi Sales Consultant

Reviewed August 20, 2018

Having not been in Helsinki before, the Red Bus tour was an excellent means to get a feel for the area. While the signs say 20 minutes between buses, we seemed to find them more frequently. It did take over an hour and a half...More

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RoyLi1945, Sales Consultant at Red Buses Sightseeing - Hop-On Hop-Off, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Hey John, Thank you for sharing your experience! We are glad to know you enjoyed Helsinki during your short stay. Best Regards, Kirsi Sales Consultant

Reviewed August 20, 2018

The bus was crowded but it was worth squeezing in as people leave at regular intervals and you can move around until you're happy with your seating. As the city is spread out, It's the best way to see this city especially when you first...More

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RoyLi1945, Sales Consultant at Red Buses Sightseeing - Hop-On Hop-Off, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Hey Susan, Thank you for the review! We are glad to hear that even on busy and hot day we managed to make your stay enjoyable! Best Regards, Kirsi CityTour

Reviewed August 19, 2018

We jumped on this bus right at the cruise port. We had a wheel chair and they accommodated us with no problem. The bus was full but everyone had a seat. At the second stop after we got on there were 20 people to get...More

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RoyLi1945, Sales Consultant at Red Buses Sightseeing - Hop-On Hop-Off, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Hey Michael, Thank you for your very detailed review. Happy to hear you enjoyed city and the trip itself, no matter that it was quite crowdy. Have a nice summer! Best Regards, Kirsi Sales Consultant

Reviewed August 12, 2018

Enjoyable ride and did get off to explore one area. would have got off at others but time between buses was too long for me.More

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RoyLi1945, Sales Consultant at Red Buses Sightseeing - Hop-On Hop-Off, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Hey Cheryl, Thank you for your review. Hopefully next time you will stay longer and have a chance to use ticket for all the 24 hours provided. With 15-20 minutes gap between buses you can see minimum 20 stops during the day! Sunny Regards, Kirsi...More

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tisrara
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Response from sarah19241927 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes you can buy ticket on bus. Depending how long your visit is you may wish to consider going to tourist information. Its only a short walk from bus stop number 1 at the Helsinki Cathedral. We purchased a 48 hour... More
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Kay G
April 18, 2017|
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Response from Clayton T | Reviewed this property |
it's basically right at the ship, a 2-min walk
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travel32956
January 22, 2017|
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Response from Pepperjackm | Reviewed this property |
It is real hard to get the discount, and some of the tours just are not worth the effort. Just as others said, not all red buses are owned by the same company and some are. It's gimmick.
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