The Tenerife Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing bus explores the most important landmarks and neighbourhoods in the city of Santa Cruz. Get off and back on from any of its stops.
Routes and stops
The Santa Cruz de Tenerife Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour offers visitors one 40-minute route with 15 stops. Climb on board a double-decker open-top bus and enjoy pre-recorded commentary in English or in 13 other languages about the landmarks you drive past.
Some of the most popular stops include: Plaza de España, the Mercado de Nuestra Señora de África, the García Sanabria Park, Casa del Carnaval and the avant-garde Tenerife Auditorium, designed by the world-famous architect, Santiago Calatrava.
Check out a map of the sightseeing bus route and stops by clicking on the following link:
You will also have access to the Tenerife tourist train and its 5 stops in the centre of Tenerife: the cruise port, Plaza de España, Auditorium, Palmetum and Casa del Carnaval.
Check out a map with the tourist train route and all its stops by clicking on the following link:
Guided Walking Tour
This ticket includes a guided walking tour of the city's old town, leaving daily from Plaza de España at midday. You can see more details about the tour clicking on the link below.
The Santa Cruz Tenerife sightseeing bus ticket gives you free access to the Palmetum, a beautiful botanical garden and entry to the Casa del Carnaval. It also includes interesting discounts for certain shops and restaurants.
How it works
The ticket is valid for 24 consecutive hours from the first time you use it. For example, if you validate it on Monday at 3 pm, you can use it until Tuesday at 3 pm. Over 70s can enjoy a 48 hour ticket, that is to say one extra day, at no extra cost.
The same ticket is valid for the tourist train and to join a walking tour of the Old Town.
During these 24 hours, climb on and off the sightseeing buses as many times as you want.
Schedule and frequency
- 1st October until 30th April: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm, every 20 minutes.
- 1st May until 30th September: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm, every 45 minutes.
- 1st October until 30th April: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm, every 22 minutes.
- 1st May until 30th September: 9:30 am – 6:40 pm, every 44 minutes.
Children 6-13 years oldUS$ 12.30
Seniors over 70 years oldUS$ 24.50
Children under 5Free
The tour is carried out with an audio guide in English.
1 day unlimited use of the Hop On Hop Off bus.
Audioguide in 14 languages.
Tourist train ride.
Entrance to the Palmetum and Casa del Carnaval.
Walking tour of Santa Cruz de Tenerife Old Town.
20% off the Tenerife Adán Martín Auditorium ticket and 10% off at the Auditorium’s cafeteria.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Plaza de España