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Perth Explorer

#40 of 143 Tours in Perth
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Hop on board and enjoy all that Perth & Kings Park has to offer on our unique open top double decker bus tour. No other tour vehicle can offer such a birds eye view of Perth's top attractions. Be guided around by our friendly drivers while listening...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Barrack Street Jetty, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
Perth CBD
+61 8 9370 1000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour covers the city centre, Kings Park, and the Swan River jetty. The pre-recorded commentary is concise, but also informative and providing historical insights. One hour between buses is a tad inconvenient at times. Even so, well worth doing in its own right, as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank borrum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I admit that I am a bit of a fan of open top bus tours of cities I am visiting for the first time. I will also admit that my fandom is not always rewarded with a decent tour. However the Perth Explorer is a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank broadhurstannema
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed with the attitude of the driver, he was soooo rude and just was a grumpy old man! This morning my family and I went on the Perth Explorer bus this morning the 26/11/18. We picked up the bus at Kings Park Carpark at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 248saschad
Pauline W, Manager at Perth Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I have already replied to your comments as you wrote direct to the company and posted on Trip Advisor at the same time, with the same letter. Our drivers primary concern is the safety of the passengers on board. These particular passengers chose to not...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently toured Perth on the Perth Explorer open top bus. Very informative commentary of Perth city, and a great way to get around the main tourist attractions of Perth. Also some good photo opportunities from the top level of the bus. Would recommend this if...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

Bought a tour on the open top bus, it takes about 3 hours to go all the way round, you can hop on and off as many times as you like, it does however stop at around 16,30 which is quite early and I’m sure...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ralph P
Pauline W, Manager at Perth Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

I am glad you enjoyed your tour with us. The full circuit takes 2 hours to complete and as you mention, takes you round pretty much everything there is to see in Perth City. The free buses are a good way of getting around once...More

Reviewed 22 October 2018

My wife and I took the hop-on hop-off tour around the city. Compared to many of these type of tours in other areas it was lacking. The commentary was good & the staff were friendly and helpful. However, the tour itself was overpriced for what...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Very informative. Bus driver was lovely and very customer focused. Had a great day. Would highly recommend doing these hop on hop off in whatever city you visit!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Did the bus thing around Perth Central, overall it was a good way to get a look around central Perth. I caught bus No 1 initially, it was excellent, new, smooth ride & headsets, the driver was a cracker, I later caught bus No2, sorry,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Pauline W, Manager at Perth Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

I am glad you enjoyed your tour with us, both on the old and new bus. Great news though, our brand new bus is on a ship at the moment and due to land in Perth next week. We will have 2 modern buses on...More

Reviewed 26 September 2018

I am a Perth local but booked this tour when special rates were available as I thought it would be a fun tour to take with my children during the school holidays. We did have fun as it's hard to beat taking in the city...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Pauline W, Manager at Perth Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Great to hear that you enjoyed our tour. We think that its suitable for tourists and locals alike. At the moment we have a modern bus , complete with multi lingual commentary and an older style bus out everyday. However the good news is that...More

Reviewed 20 September 2018

I went on this bus tour and found it lacking in its commentary. Half the time the buildings that were mentioned were either just behind us as we passed or level with us, so there was no time to actually see the building. The commentary...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Rosaleigh2908
Pauline W, Manager at Perth Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you for your review. We get many good reports about the commentary on board as you can see from other reviews on this page, it is often described as informative and fun. We talk pretty much non stop around Kings Park discussing its history,...More

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Geoff W
12 April 2017|
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Response from ReynoldsTeam | Reviewed this property |
Hi there sorry for the delay in not getting back to you earlier I think it would take about 1-1 1/2 hours if you didn't get off
4 February 2015|
Response from Pauline W | Property representative |
Hi.. The tour runs all around the city of Perth. Stop 1 is at Barrack St Jetty down on the rivers edge. We have 11 different stops around the city but a lot depends on how you are getting into Perth from Guildford?