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Address: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: 971 (0) 4 340 7709
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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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Expensive but worth it

The Big Bus tour is really expensive especially if you are travelling with family. If you are alone then it might be worth it. Overall experience is very good as you can travel in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The Big Bus tour is really expensive especially if you are travelling with family. If you are alone then it might be worth it. Overall experience is very good as you can travel in Dubai within 24 to 48 hours as it all depends on what ticket you are purchasing.It shows you all the must see attractions and even has... More 

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Keith, South Australia, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The big bus tours were probably the best way of seeing Dubai quickly. The bus was airconditioned down the bottom and they provided water bottles. The buses were on time and took you to the main sights. Sometimes it was a bit hard to see where the bus stops were. ie. the stop for the dhow cruise.

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Rather pricey but still very fun. I definitely recommend the night time tour. The day time ones are a lot of background music and less information. The live moderation on the night tour by our guide Anthony was much better and held a lot more fun facts and information on the current projects!

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Wymondham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We did the 2 day tour of dubai and we found the bus a very good way to do this. The audio was full of good information. Each bus is stocked with cool bottled water and some have a loo on. It was easy to hop on and off and pick what you wanted to see. The only downside we... More 

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Gold Coast, Queensland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I've used Big Bus Tours as a get to know tour in other cities. Here they have 3 tours and I can recommend them all. Dubai is a large place, and getting bigger quickly, so in the 2 days I had there I wanted to see many of the highlights - this is the way to go! Don't forget you... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great way to get around if you are limited to time in Dubai and want to see as much as possible although getting a taxi is an affordable option and even better if you can. I would definitely recommend the night tour we really enjoyed this and no taxi would do it justice

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We visited Dubai in April and found the Big Bus was a good way to get around some of the main sights. They do have different routes and you have to change buses along the way which can get a little confusing but we found the staff to be extremely helpful and pleasant so it wasn't a real problem. We... More 

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Indianapolis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We found this to be well suited to our schedule and allowed us to see so much of Dubai while on a 2 day layover. Dubai is large and spread out so you could easily spend a whole day taking the bus on the red, green and blue lines with only a few short hop offs.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

This was the first time I booked a hop off hop on. The weather was so hot it was impossible to walk so it seemed like a good idea. The problem with the tour is that it is bad organised. There are three tours, the interact with each other on certain locations. The thing is that to get to a... More 

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Olongapo, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

If you wanna see most of the sights, this is the way to do it. We chose to do the 48-hr tour so that we can get around the city and see the sights(this would be best if your trip is short). What we had in mind before booking was to see everything then come back to specific places we... More 

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Address: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: 971 (0) 4 340 7709
Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai

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