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Big Bus Tours

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
971 (0) 4 340 7709
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Owner description: Hop-on Hop-off sightseeing Tour of Dubai. Discover Dubai aboard a traditional open top double-decker bus, the king of all sightseeing vehicles.From... more » Owner description: Hop-on Hop-off sightseeing Tour of Dubai. Discover Dubai aboard a traditional open top double-decker bus, the king of all sightseeing vehicles.From the towering sail-shaped Burj Al Arab Hotel to the mysterious Gold and Spice Souks, a Big Bus Tour is the best way to see Dubai’s breathtaking landmarks. With 20 stops all over Dubai, you can design your own itinerary and hop-on and hop-off at any stop of your choice to organize your sightseeing day the way you want it. The ticket combines two routes in one, the Beach tour and the City tour and includes recorded commentary in a choice of 8 languages: English, Arabic, Farsi, Russian, Hindi, French, German and Italian. Extend your experience and join us on the 2 hour panoramic Night Tour with live-guided commentary in English departing from 2 points at 7:30 PM and 8:30 PM.Tickets are available with a validity of 24 hours or 48 hours, as Combo ticket for Dubai Day and Night Tour or as Combo ticket for Dubai and Abu Dhabi. All buses are air-conditioned.The ticket includes: Unlimited hop on-hop off facility at 20 points around the city of Dubai from 9am – 5pm daily Two routes: 1hr 45 min City Tour and 3 hrs Beach Tour (without stop) Free Arabian Dhow Cruise (4 times daily) Free entrance into Dubai Museum and Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum’s House Free Walking Tour daily from Oct -April (11:00h and 15:30h)Prices:Dubai Day Tour 24hrs: Adult AED 220, Child AED 100, Family AED 540Dubai Day Tour 48hrs: Adult AED 295, Child AED 130, Family AED 720Dubai Day & Night Tour Combo: Adult AED 295, Child AED 150, Family AED 840Dubai & Abu Dhabi Day Tour Combo: Adult AED 350, Child AED 150, Family AED 740Bus stops:20 Stops all over Dubai incl. Souq Madinat Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab, Atlantis The Palm, Mall of Emirates, Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa, Jumeirah mosque… « less
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

We decided to do the bus tour & they offered the combo package where we can have a 24hr ticket for a day pass & we were able to have a night tour at our preference. We hopped on at Dubai Mall with people pushing & shoving themselves onto the bus with nobody controlling the entry of the bus. Then... More

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

After a fabulous experience on the Big Bus day tour, we decided to try out the panoramic night tour. All in all, we enjoyed the tour....once the bus got going. We started from Burjaman and although our bus was quite full, headed to Dubai Mall to pick up more people. From the map, and our day tour experience, we thought... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

The Big Bus Tour is a really good way to orientate yourself to Dubai, there are two routes on the bus one more in the city the other takes you out to the Burj Al Arab and the Palm. Both trips are worth doing especially if you do not have much time in Dubai. You can get on and off... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We bought the 2 day voucher on the internet and when we took it to swap for the tickets we were offered the night tour at a discount, which we took. This is a great way to wee the major sights of Dubai. We started at Bur Juman and did the Red Route first. After stopping at the Dhow tour,... More

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BigBusToursUAE, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this review

Dear Anita, Thank you for your pleasant review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the Big Bus Dubai Day Tour as well as the Dubai Night Tour. Dubai has many amazing sites to see by day time and at night. We look forward to welcoming you on board the Big Bus in all the other cities we are... More

Crawley
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We pre booked our tickets on line for 48 hours. As the bus didn't stop near our hotel we had to get a taxi to the bus stop. The commentary with accompanying music was very repetitive and on occasion had no relevance to what we were passing. I think we would have been better off just getting taxis to specific... More

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Portland, Oregon
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28 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

For one's first time to Dubai, the Big Bus Tour is a good way to get the lay of the land and includes a complimentary tickets (for example, to the Dubai Museum, dhow and ambra rides) and discount coupons. Given the traffic and distance covered by the tour, a 24 hour ticket is only good if you start early and... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We got the 2-day pass, took advantage of all the free stopovers, the dhow rides and the entrances to the attractions on the Red and Blue routes. Plus the included free trip to Sharjah emirate. Great stress free way to see Dubai (and Sharjah) at your own leisurely pace in just two days.

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BigBusToursUAE, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for your email; we appreciate your valuable feedback. We are glad to learn that you have enjoyed the tour and managed to explore all the landmarks and organize your days at your own pace. This is the advantage of purchasing a 48 hour Dubai Day Tour ticket, which also includes a tour of Sharjah. We do... More

London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

You can just about squeeze in both tours, Red & Blue, in a day - 8/9 hours. Well worth it for the money. Buses every 20 - 30 minutes and you simply hop on and on at each/any attraction. Lots to see and do all over the City. Open air buses upstairs. Get the first one in the morning about... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

A terrible customer service team. We had booked the bus tour online and tried to pick the bus up but it turned out the stop we waited was closed at the weekend and the buses didn't stop!, after complaining we were promised a refund and after many emailed promises we are still waiting for our refunds for four adults and... More

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BigBusToursUAE, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this review

Dear Samantha, Thank you for your review which is very important to us. We were pleased to speak to you and you should have received your refund. It should all be sorted by now! Please accept again our apologies for the delay. We look forward to welcoming you again on board Big Bus Tours, With kind regards BIG BUS MANAGEMENT More

Preston, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Get on/off wherever, a (half) open top double decker with commentary in your own language. Route easy to follow and is through the city as well as some Malls and beaches. The Palm is amazin. Free Creek Boat Tour included which can be taken another day.

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