Kids go free, Edinburgh bus tours

Edinburgh Bus Tours offer

Kids Go Free

Hop-on and hop-off and see Edinburgh from a whole new perspective from the top deck with Edinburgh Bus Tours – kids go free!*

Edinburgh Botanic Gardens
A boy, wearing a blue t-shirt and blue hooded jumper, sits beside a girl wearing a blue, flower patterned dress, white cardigan and captain's hat sit in the captain's chair in the ship's bridge. ,© Helen Pugh
Edinburgh Castle

Take your seat and enjoy a unique view of the city’s popular attractions such as Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse, The Royal Yacht Britannia and The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

Choose from a live guide in English or recorded commentary in 10 different languages.

Up to three children (aged 5 – 15 years) go free with every paying adult on the following tours:

Edinburgh Tour – Enjoy live commentary in English on a tour which covers Edinburgh’s UNESCO Heritage Old and New Towns.

Majestic Tour – This multi-lingual audio tour takes in The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, The Royal Yacht Britannia and the city’s popular neighbourhood of Leith.

City Sightseeing Edinburgh  – Available in multi-language audio commentary, this popular tour features Terry Deary’s Horrible Histories and is perfect entertainment for both children and the young at heart.

The Grand24 Ticket – 24 hour ticket for all three city tours (Edinburgh Tour, Majestic Tour and CitySightseeing Edinburgh).

End Date: 31 December 2024

Terms & Conditions:

  • Up to three children (aged 5 – 15 years) travel free with a paying adult/senior ticket on the City Tours (Edinburgh Tour, Majestic Tour and CitySightseeing Edinburgh) and Grand24 tickets.
  • Under 5s are free on all City Tours.
  • Tours do not include entrance to attractions.
  • Tickets can be booked online at Edinburgh Bus Tours, in person on board any of the tours, or from an Edinburgh Bus Tours ticket seller on Waterloo Place (during operating hours).
  • Hop-on, hop-off tickets allow you to get on and off buses at your leisure for as long as your ticket is valid (24 or 48 hours).
  • City tours last approximately 1 hour 15 minutes, unless otherwise stated.
  • While the main departure point is Waterloo Place, you may board at any tour stop on each tour route. Please signal clearly to the driver that you wish to board.
  • This offer is subject to availability and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.