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Description: Hop-on Hop-off sightseeing Tour of Dubai. Discover Dubai aboard a...
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…
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Highly recommend this tour company, the busses were clean and mostly on time, expect traffic delays, the staff went above and beyond the call of duty and were so helpful and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Derby, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

we booked our tickets through the hotel and for two adults with card charges it cost £98. we joined the bus at Dubai Mall and then noticed there is a rival bus tour - the city sightseeing tour. we set off to the palm and were advised that buses would arrive within 30 minutes. After watching 4 city sightseeing buses... More 

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Albury, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We travelled on the bus recently and only managed to see a fraction of the tour. The buses were intermittent and confusing with many buses leaving empty. The cost was extravagant compared to Singapore and New York. There also wasn't a great deal of local knowledge/ facts through from the recorded guide. Find a taxi driver for the same price... More 

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

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your valuable feedback. We do take our customers reviews very seriously. We regret to hear that you did not enjoy the tour on your last visit. We offer two types of Dubai Day Tour tickets, the 24h and the 48h tickets. Our staff at the kiosks are constantly trained to provide the best customer service... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Highly recommend this tour company, the busses were clean and mostly on time, expect traffic delays, the staff went above and beyond the call of duty and were so helpful and accommodating, especially Carliz? At the Gold Souk stop! Had a 48hr pass and managed to achieve a lot, the museum entrances and Atlantis aquarium extras well worth it, also... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I purchased a 24-hr ticket as a 'touch up' of some of the places I missed but would still like to visit quickly after 2 days of stay in Dubai. There was enough time for me to do 2 routes (red and green), getting off the bus once per route. What got me in the end wasn't the time but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

1.This is the' best way to get to know Dubai..!! Forget about all the others . Must get VISA to Exit Airport. 2. No Visa to exit Airport, no Tour ! We needed to get a very expensive visa to leave the Dubai Airport.for 96 hours..prior to our departure !! Check whether you require a visa before arriving at Dubai.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Second visit to Dubai and second night bus tour. Amazing way to see the city at night. Free water available from downstairs (grab it on the way in) don't drink too much thou as there are NO toilets on board, the trip is 2 hours + long!!! I started at diera city centre mall, easy to find near the main... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I've always enjoyed taking open-top bus tours if they are available, as it allows me to get my bearings around a city. I purchased a 48 hour ticket (valid from the time of purchase) which was, in my opinion, very good value for money. It included some extras, such as the desert sunsent tour, free entry to the Atlantis Aquarium... More 

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Karachi, Pakistan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I took the 48 hr trip along with my daughter on 11th and 12th August. It is a good way to get an overall view of Dubai. I would have rated excellent except for two points which I mention below 1- The night trip is good because it has a live guide instead of a recorded commentary. The day trips... More 

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

Dear Sir, We would like to thank you for taking the time to post this review, which is important to us. We are sorry to hear that you did not find our commentary timely, in addition to the incident that occurred with our bus driver. Excellent customer service is a key element for our business and therefore your opinion matters... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

nice tour and experience if they(management) don't screw up,great way to experience dubai....takes you to most of the attractions around Dubai..they have commentator(tour operator)who tells you about the different attraction while in the bus...must do once in dubai.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Fantastic service from the some staff of Big bus tours. Micheal, Tony and Ayeza. These guys made our tour enjoyable. Very professional, informative and fun. Had fantastic knowledge of Dubai. Initially was a bit skeptical when Micheal tried to convince us to buy a full package tour ticket. It was really worth it. Night tour of Dubai the best. Ayeza... More 

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