City Sightseeing are a global brand with endless years’ experience in the tourism industry. City sightseeing guides are world host approved ambassadors of the city and the company a World Host approved business. This year our team were awarded the Trip Advisors Certificate of Excellence and have won the amazing world famous Bogside Artists 5 Star Approved Business Award.
Free Hotel Shuttle Bus Service
City sightseeing tours now offer accessible transport to the city centre and its wonderful sights through our early morning shuttle bus service. Our bus leaves your hotel each morning at the designated time (Check with your hotel for details) and transports our guests to the cities Tourist information office in the heart of the city. Here you can find out all you need to know about what the city has to host and how you can access our famous bus and walking tours, including our half and full day excursions.
Explore the city walls built by the Honourable the Irish Society in 1613 and 1618. Approximately 1.5kms in circumference, the walls offer and amazing history told by our award winning guides. From the top of the steps in Magazine Street you can see the famous Guildhall built at a cost of £19000 in 1887. It was destroyed by a fire in 1908 and then restored in 1912. The Guildhall now hosts an amazing time line of the city including historical artefacts.
Walk with us on the walls and view the old Derry Jail, then descend downhill into the Bogside to hear the stories behind the Bogside murals. City Sightseeing work exclusively with the Bog-side Artists in offering our Tourist a unique opportunity to meet with them in person at their new art studio. Why not find out more and join our guides as we step back in time and journey through our city’s history
Hop on Hop off 24 Hr/48 Hr Bus
At City Sightseeing Tours we offer our tourists the unique opportunity to explore the sights and delights of the famous walled city via our Hop on Hop Off tour bus service. This world famous brand with its distinctive London Bus and markings offer an accessible tour through the city to many of these spectacular sights. The bus fitted with the most up-to date and sophisticated GPS triggered multi-lingual systems, ensures a clear and informed perspective of the cities historical features in your language you will understand. The tour encompasses the walled city the peace bridge Tilly and Henderson’s shirt factory, Ebrington military base, Clooney American Naval base, Austin’s Department store the oldest department store in the world) and much, much more.
Bus Tours depart Tourist Information Centre, 44 Foyle Street, Derry, BT48 6AT. Will also pick up at Guildhall.
Walking Tours leaving Bridge Street each day at: 10am 12pm 2pm and 4pm.
The Hop on Hop off Bus leaves at the front of the Tourist information office each day seven days per week. Tours commence at:
10am 11am 12am 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm
*Private tours & Hop on Tour guides available until 8pm each * (subject to booking and minimum numbers of 8 people) Group rates and concessionary rates available also.
24 Hours – £12.50
48 Hours – £15.00
24 Hours – £6.00
48 Hours – £8.00
Family: (2 adults and 3 children)
24 Hours – £31.00
48 Hours – £38.00