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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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Scotland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Worth taking the 48 hour tour as there is so much to see in Dubai. All staff that are associated with this attraction are so friendly and helpful, from the operative who issued the tickets (we booked on the internet) to the different drivers etc. Half of the top level of the bus was air-conditioned but we chose to sit... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

If you are new to the city the Big Bus is a good way to orientate yourself around the city. There are 2 routes that visits all main places you will want to visit and you can hop off and back on at any of their stops. There are frequent buses which means you can do what you want when... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

This is a good way to get a general overview of Dubai. I enjoyed the commentary and even the repetitive Arabic instrumental music. The bus is clean and chilled water is provided. When purchasing tickets you are provided with a headset and vouchers along with other inclusions which makes the ticket price more reasonable. The bus is always prompt and... More

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Canberra, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Night tour of Dubai on the Big Bus was just magical. Ric our guide was very informative and lots of fun. Having already done the day tours this was so different. With more knowledge than during the day. Thanks Ric for a great couple if hours. The best way to see so much of Dubai.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

I have just had a wonderful day on the Big Bus Tour :) I boarded the bus at 'Wafi Mall' and the staff were very friendly and helpful :) As I boarded the Bus (Red Route) I was given a bottle of chilled water :) The tour was very informative and I managed to visit the museum (a complimentary ticket... More

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Mysore, India
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Hassle free mode of sightseeing Dubai. Booked tickets for Red and Blue routes. The android app is very informative, gives a details of places included in the tour. We can decide that if we are interested we can hop off and then hop in to the next bus or else sit in the bus for the next stop. Free access... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
22 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We ordered our tickets in advance, opting for the 48 hour, covering two 24 hour periods ticket. Actually, it turns out that the buses only run from around 09.00 am through to shortly after 5PM. So the ticket value is not quite as expected. There is an additional night tour ticket offered at an additional cost but we didn’t bother... More

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Dubai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Did the Big Bus Tour on both the Blue and Red Route ... I was amazed by what I have seen and experience. Totally amazing and informative. So convenient when you want to jump on and off, of course, when the next bus is in the 30 minutes. I would advise anyone to use Big Bus Tours to see the... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
13 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

This is an excellent tour to orientate yourself to Dubai and to get to see all the sights. You can do both loops in one day and choose to stay on the bus all the time. The two day ticket represents better value and you get the night time tour thrown in...... The latter is not great, but does give... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

It is a great concept poorly executed. Dubai is a perfect city to have a hop on hop off bus tour so one can see where things are as they are spread out in the city. However this company has no regard for the customer experience. During the day tour it seemed like we waited at each stop for way... More

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