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From $66 per person

Dubai Hop-On Hop-Off 24- or 48-Hour Bus Tickets

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1 day - 2 days
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Audio Guide/Headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Arabic, Persian, Portuguese, Russian
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Free cancellation at the click of a button

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What You'll Do
  • Explore Dubai at your own pace on 3 hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus routes
  • Hear about Dubai's past, present, and future via audio commentary in 12 languages
  • Take a complimentary dhow cruise
  • Admire the manmade island of Atlantis at the Palm
  • Learn about the city's history at Dubai Museum
  • Breathe in fragrant spices at the spice souk
Explore Dubai at your own pace with a 24- or 48-hour ticket for 3 routes on this hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus. Enjoy audio commentary in 12 languages and a range of extras such as a free dhow cruise, entrance to the Dubai Museum, and more.
What to Expect
Explore Dubai at your own pace with a 24- or 48-hour ticket to Dubai's hop-on, hop-off open-top sightseeing tour bus, and learn more about the city from audio commentary in 12 languages. On the bus, you can change between the air-conditioned cabin at the front and the open-air seating at the rear.

Your ticket also comes with a complimentary Dhow Cruises, Water Bus, entry to 10 museums and entrance to the Lost Chambers Aquarium (if you select the 48-hour ticket option).

Plan your day and visit the sites that you wish to see, from museums, to heritage sites, to glamorous shopping malls - where your complimentary rewards booklet, with substantial retail, leisure, and dining discounts will come in handy.

The Big Bus ticket combines three routes the City Tour, which takes 1 hour 30 minutes, the Beach Tour, which takes 1 hour 45 minutes and the Marina Tour, which takes 1 hour 45 minutes without hopping off.

City Tour stops include:

Dubai Mall (changing point)
Old Town
Dubai Fountain
Dubai Museum
Old Souk
Old Watchtower
Heritage Village
Shindagha Museum
Gold Souk
Spice Souk
Abra Station
Creek Views
Dhow Wharfage
Deira City Centre

Beach Tour stops include:

Dubai Mall (changing point)
City Walk
Union House
Jumeirah Mosque
Kite Beach
Jumeirah Public Beach
Burj Al Arab
Souk Madinat (changing point)
Palm View Beach
Atlantis the Palm
Itihad Park
Mall of the Emirates (changing point)

Marina Tour stops include:

Mall of the Emirates (changing point)
Marina Walk
Dubai Marina
Marina Mall
Pier 7
The Beach
Marina Promenade
Marina Quays
Tallest Block
Media City
Souk Madinat (changing point)
Some of the Inclusions are:

Big Bus Shuttle
Palm Crescent Shuttle
Hard Rock Cafe Shuttle
Abu Dhabi City Shuttle

Dubai Museum
Coin Museum
Shindagha Museum
Horse Museum
Spice & Gold Souk District
Museum of Poet Al-Oqaili
and more

Dhow Cruises
Creek Dhow Cruise 
Marina Dhow Cruise

Water Bus
Marina Water Bus
What's Included
  • Hop-On Hop-Off Dubai tour (3 routes, 40 stops, 12 languages)
  • Desert sunset tour
  • Sharjah panoramic tour
  • Big Bus shuttles
  • Dhow cruises
  • Water bus
  • Entry to 10 museums
  • Entry to Lost Chambers Aquarium (only with the 48-hour option)
  • 5 Walking tours (November to April)
  • Bottled water
  • Reward booklet
  • Hop-on hop-off audio guide
  • Wafi discount card
What's Not Included
  • Transport to the bus stops
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

You can start from any of the 20 departure points. Only for transit customers from the airport: When on transit in Dubai, the closest stop to start the daily hop-on hop-off tour is Deira City Center. The bus stop there is located at the main entrance of the mall. When you hop on the bus you have to show your printed GetYourGuide voucher, which you will have to exchange later on one of the Big Bus kiosks/changing points. Please note that you will have to make sure you can get a visa on arrival to exit the airport for the day.

Know Before You Go
• The ticket is valid for 24 or 48 hours within operating hours. If you start the tour at 15:00 you can enjoy the ride until 15:00, 24 or 48 hours after initial use
• Exchange voucher for ticket at Big Bus kiosk
• All buses have a ramp for wheelchair access
• There is a free shuttle from the cruise terminal to Wafi Mall (main starting point); this is provided exclusively to cruise passengers, in season
• A shuttle service is available from the following hotels: Jumeirah Beach Residences, Dubai Festival City. Please ask your concierge for the shuttle schedule.
• You can change between the Blue and Red Route at the Wafi
• Buses depart from Wafi Mall and Deira City Center from 09:00 to 17:00 every day
• Operating hours are from 08:50 to 20:20, and the last bus departure for the Red, Green and Blue routes is at 17:00.
• Bus frequency is every 30 minutes on City Tour and Beach Tour and every 1 hour on Marina Tour during the summer season (May - October).
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