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Helsinki Boat and Bus

Price: $87.00
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This tour operates May through September.
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During this enjoyable Helsinki Boat and Bus Tour, you will pass most of Helsinki's must-see sights, and admire its beautiful archipelago of 315 islands and picturesque buildings.

Enjoy Helsinki at your own pace on a popular hop-on hop-off tour. The bus route covers all of the highlights, allowing you to hop on and off as much as you like. The tour takes you to the top sights of Helsinki, such as the Sibelius monument and the Rock Church. To make your ride comfortable, we have free Wi-Fi on the buses, fun and friendly staff, and experienced drivers. In case of bad weather, the buses have a roof that can be quickly installed to protect you from rain.

On your Helsinki canal cruise, you will get to see the most beautiful shorelines in Helsinki and motor past many fabulous sights, including the historic Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage site that dates from 1748. You will view Korkeasaari Island, which has been a recreational park since 1569, and is now home to the Helsinki Zoo.

Along the way, you will also see the impressive fleet of icebreakers and travel along the scenic Degero Canal. Refreshments, drinks, beer, sparkling wine, coffee and pastries are available for purchase at the cafe on board. During the cruise, you will be able to listen to Helsinki's fascinating history and learn about its most important sites. Narration is pre-recorded in English, German, Russian and Finnish. Written information is available in Swedish, French, Italian, Spanish, Japanese and Chinese.

Please Note: The bus route takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes to make a circuit, and buses run every 30 minutes. Narration is offered in Swedish, English, Finnish, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, and Chinese, and is listened to through individual headphones. First and last tour times will be detailed in your electronic ticket.

The bus route includes the following stops:

  • Senate Square
  • The Olympia Terminal / Silja Line
  • Cafe Ursula
  • Compass Square
  • Eira
  • Hernesaari Cruise Terminal
  • Loyly
  • Melkki Cruise Terminal
  • Flea Market
  • Swedish Theater
  • Market Square
  • Kiasma
  • Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church)
  • Sibelius Monument
  • Olympic Stadium
  • National Museum / Parliament House / Helsinki Music Center
  • Ateneum Art Museum / Central Railway Station
  • Botanic Garden

To see a map of the stops that are included in this tour, please CLICK HERE.

Shore Excursion Size
Standard
Shore Excursion Type
Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration
1 Day
Activity Level
Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From
Cruise Pier and numerous bus stops throughout Helsinki. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Recommended Dress
If you plan to visit a religious or memorial site, shoulders and knees must be covered. Sensible, rubber-soled walking shoes, sunglasses and sunscreen are recommended. Some guests may appreciate a light jacket.
Restrictions
This tour can accommodate folding wheelchairs with advanced notice. Steps are required to access the sun deck of the boat, and the top deck of the bus. Children ages 5 and younger may attend the tour free of charge.
4.5 Stars4.5Based On 35 Reviews Review This Tour
4 StarsHelsinki Boat and Bus July 30, 2018

Reviewer: PD Burde
Boat was great; the bus was OK. Would do it again.

4 StarsHelsinki tourJuly 23, 2018

Reviewer: Hoiying Cheung
It is a good tour package with hop on hop off bus ticket for the day plus a one hour long boat ride. It is well worth the money.

4 StarsNice tour July 23, 2018

Reviewer: Louis Cossette
Hop on, hop off formula Was good, with the multilingual audio guide. The boat tour didn’t add much, however.

5 StarsHelsinki Boat and BusJuly 09, 2018

Reviewer: Lucie Benoit
This excursion was excellent. The boat tour was very nice to do. It gave us another perspective to the city. The bus tour was also nice to do and took us at the different places we wanted to visit. We highly recommend this tour.

4 StarsWONDERFUL CITYJune 25, 2018

Reviewer: Thomas Peter POKORNI
WONDERFUL CITY

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