Big Bus tour of Dubai
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Big Bus tour of Dubai

4.5/5
Excellent
Based on 3 reviews
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£61.00
Free cancellation
language
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German , Russian
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Mobile voucher accepted
duration
Validity: Flexible
Do this because
  • Sit back, relax and enjoy a panoramic bus tour around Dubai's best attractions
  • Admire landmarks such as the Burj Al Arab, Burj Khalifa and Jumeirah Mosque
  • Listen to the pre-recorded commentary available in six languages on the buses
  • Discover Dubai's Atlantis-themed aquarium with the Essential and Explore tickets
  • Travel to the desert and get access to Madame Tussauds Dubai with Explore ticket
What to expect

Hop on this bus tour to enjoy panoramic views of the city, sandy beaches and the world’s tallest building. Listen to an engaging commentary to learn more about the city's historical sights and futuristic architecture. The Red Route will take you to top places of interest, while the Blue Route will take you down the coast. All ticket options also include a Dhow Cruise. Relax while gliding along the historic Dubai Creek and discover landmarks like Al Fahidi Fort.

With the Essential and the Explore ticket, you'll get entry to the Lost Chambers Aquarium and Ambassador Lagoon. Discover Dubai's huge Atlantis-themed aquarium and explore the mysterious underwater mazes and hidden chambers where you'll encounter exciting marine creatures.

For the ultimate sightseeing experience, choose the Explore ticket. Take a guided panoramic tour to the heart of the desert, enjoy a coffee as the sun sets, and interact with camels, falcons and horses, or have a temporary henna painting tattoo applied. Plus, see Hollywood's elite at Madame Tussauds Dubai.

City Tour (Red Route):

  • Burj Khalifa / Dubai Mall
  • Financial Centre
  • Museum of the Future
  • Royal Palace
  • Arabian Dhow Cruise
  • Bastakiya Old Village
  • Al Fahidi Fort
  • Old Souk of Arabia
  • Heritage Village
  • Gold Souk
  • Spice Souk
  • Dubai Creek
  • Baniyas Road
  • Burjuman
  • Dubai Frame

Beach Tour (Blue Route):

  • Burj Khalifa / Dubai Mall
  • Mall of the Emirates
  • Ain Dubai
  • Dubai Marina / JBR
  • Bayside / Skydive
  • Tallest Block
  • Media City
  • Atlantis the Palm
  • Palm West Beach
  • Souk Madinat Jumeirah / Burj Al Arab
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What's included
  • check Discover Ticket: 1 Day hop-on hop-off ticket, Dhow Cruise, free mobile app
  • check Essential Ticket: 2 Day hop-on hop-off ticket, Dhow Cruise, free mobile app, the Lost Chambers Aquarium and Ambassador Lagoon entry
  • check Explore Ticket: 5 Day hop-on hop-off ticket, Dhow cruise, Desert Sunset tour, the Lost Chambers Aquarium entry, Ambassador Lagoon entry, Madame Tussauds Dubai entry, free mobile app
  • check Recorded commentary onboard
Where
Meeting point:
You can start your hop-on hop-off tour at any of the available stops. Dhow cruises depart at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm and 4:00pm from Stop #5 (Arabian Dhow Cruise, Al Seef Street Dhow Cruise mooring, opposite the Ministry of Defence building). Desert Sunset Tour departs from Dubai Mall (Entrance A) daily, the timing varies from 4-6 pm throughout the year. Please ask a member of staff for timing upon redeeming your ticket.
What to remember

Know in advance:

  • Children under 5 can join the tour for free
  • Please note that vouchers are valid for 180 days from the date of purchase
  • The recorded audio commentary is available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Russian
  • Single-use headsets ara available. However, you are welcome to bring your own set
  • The Red Route runs daily, every 40 minutes, first bus is at 9:00 am, last bus is at 5:00 pm from Burj Khalifa. The Route lasts 1 hour and 45 minutes
  • The Blue Route runs daily, every 40 minutes, first bus is at 9:00 am, last bus is at 5:15 pm from Burj Khalifa. The Route lasts 2 hours and 20 minutes
  • The Dhow Cruise (included with all 3 ticket options) lasts 1 hour. Essential ticket holders and Explore ticket holders can enjoy free unlimited pizza and soft drinks on board the Dhow Cruise
  • The Desert Sunset tour (included with the Explore ticket option) lasts 2 hours and 40 minutes (bus transfer time is 50 minutes each way)
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

What people say about this experience

Excellent

4.5/5

Based on 3 reviews from verified customers

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Safety

4.7/5

Service

4.7/5

Staff

4.7/5

Value for money

4.2/5

  • Travelmaus

    From United States of America - March 2024

    Travelled as a couple

     

    18 - 24 years old

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

  • Rsc60

    From United States of America - February 2024

    Travelled with family

     

    45 - 54 years old

    Great

    Overall rated

    4/5

    Sehr freundliche und behilfliche MA. Gute Auswahl der angefahrenen Orte. Busse in die Jahre gekommen, Audio zum Teil defekt, enge Bestuhlung!

  • Kirsten

    From Germany - November 2023

    Travelled as a couple

     

    45 - 54 years old

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Die gesamte Tour mit blauer und roter Route brachte uns die Highlights von Dubai sehr gut näher. Wir sind an einem Tag die gesamte Route hintereinande ...

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