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Big Bus Philadelphia: Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

  • When does it run?

    Sat: Till 31 December

    Fri to Sun: From 01 Jan 21

  • Start time
    10am, 12 noon and 2pm 
  • Duration

    1-day ticket.

    1 loop takes 90 minutes.

Inclusions
  • 90-minute panoramic bus tour1, 2 or 3-day day Hop-on, Hop-off bus ticket (suspended till further notice) 
  • Live English commentary
  • Recorded commentary in multiple languagesFree WiFi on all buses
Date
Guests
  • Adult (13-64)
  • Child (4-12)
  • Senior (65+)

Key Highlights

  • Both printed and smartphone voucher accepted
  • Explore the historic Philadelphia with this convenient hop-on, hop-off bus tour
  • Discover iconic sights like the ‘Rocky Steps’, Betsy Ross House, Ben Franklin’s Grave and more with ease
  • Hop on and off as you wish across comprehensive routes and strategic stops
  • Enjoy live commentary onboard as you guide regales you with interesting facts!

Overview

Due to COVID-19 regulations, currently, the service is a non-stop, 90-minute Panoramic Bus Tour with live commentary. The buses will depart in specific time slots and you need to show your voucher and book the slot with a member of the Big Bus Tours team at the meeting point. 

Explore the historic Philadelphia at your own pace with this fantastic Big Bus Hop-on, Hop-off Tour and experience the UNESCO World Heritage City from the comfort of your bus seat as you enjoy panoramic views of the city's most iconic attractions. 

With buses operating along a trail of strategically-located stops to help you visit your favourite attractions and experiences with absolute ease, this hop-on, hop-off tour is perfect for first-time and repeat visitors alike. Hop on and off as you wish to discover everything - from the city’s incredible food scene to the inspiring urban restoration projects and of course, the fascinating history! All along, an engaging multilingual audio commentary will keep you company onboard the buses, regaling you with the charming tales of Philadelphia!

Attractions Covered

  • Betsy Ross House
  • Philly Tour Hub
  • Chinatown
  • Perelman Building of Philadelphia Art Museum
  • Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter & Paul
  • The Philadelphia Zoo
  • Ben Franklin’s Grave
  • Academy of Music
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Museum of American Jewish History
  • “Rocky Steps” 

… and more!

About the Supplier: One of the largest operators of open-top sightseeing bus tours, Big Bus Tours have been fuelling the spirit of adventure in over 20 cities across four continents.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Sat: Till 31 December

    Fri to Sun: From 01 Jan 21

  • Duration

    1-day ticket.

    1 loop takes 90 minutes.

  • Start time

    10am, 12 noon and 2pm 

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to Independence Visitor Centre (Stop 1 of the Big Bus)

  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point 

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • 90-minute panoramic bus tour1, 2 or 3-day day Hop-on, Hop-off bus ticket (suspended till further notice) 
  • Live English commentary
  • Recorded commentary in multiple languagesFree WiFi on all buses

Exclusions

  • Entrances, unless specified

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Please note

Voucher Type: Mobile (if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Validity: 12 months from the date chosen at the time of booking

Wheelchair accessibility: Yes

The Blue Route tours operate from Friday to Sunday only. The Red Route remains suspended till further notice.

Philadelphia is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

Due to COVID-19 regulations, currently, the bus does not stop at any location. 

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