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Tickets for Big Bus Dubai: Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Dhow Cruise

Find your way around the finest sights in Dubai with a handy smartphone ticket

Big Bus Tours Ltd. (UAE)
Registered address: 4th Floor, 110 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W 9SA, London, AE
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Duration: 2h
Audio guide: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Persian, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
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What's included

24-, 48-hour or 5-day hop-on hop-off bus tour
Audio guide in 12 languages
Dhow cruise
2 different bus routes
Free date change (if 48-hr or 5-day ticket selected)
Lost Chamber Aquarium entry (if 48-hr or 5-day ticket selected)
Ambassador Lagoon entry (if 48-hr or 5-day ticket selected)
Madame Tussauds entry ticket (if 5-day ticket selected)
Desert sunset tour (if 5-day ticket selected)

Important information

* Strollers and pushchairs must be folded and stowed on the lower deck * Under-16s must be accompanied by an adult * No WiFi available onboard

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Where you'll go

Landmarks you'll see

  • Burj Khalifa
  • Burj Al Arab
  • Atlantis The Palm
  • Ain Dubai
  • Dubai Gold Souk
  • Cruise around Dubai's vibrant fusion of historical charm and futuristic design in a relaxing hop-on-hop-off bus tour
  • Recorded commentary in 12 languages gives you a deeper understanding of the city's history while the A/C cools you down
  • Choice of ticket that suites your sightseeing itinerary → product available to choose between 24 or 48 hours

This open-top double-decker bus provides fantastic views and a great atmosphere to enjoy Dubai’s charm and iconic landmarks.

From the towering Burj Khalifa to the "7-star" Burj Al Arab; Atlantis the Palm, the exotic spice souk, and the Museum of the Future that'll wow you with its Arabian calligraphy-inspired architecture, this tour will take your breath away.

This fully narrated audio tour allows you to discover and explore over 10 locations throughout the city with a bus frequency of every one hour. Air conditioning is available on the lower deck and recorded commentary is available in 12 languages including English, German, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, Russian, Hindi, and Farsi.

Sit back and unwind as a traditional wooden dhow boat cruises through Dubai Creek's historical course, highlighting sites like Al Fahidi Fort with amusing commentary. Refreshments are available for purchase on board.

  • Show your smartphone ticket to a Big Bus Tours staff member at the starting point at Dubai Mall or at any of the 17 stops on the route to avail of the tour
  • Lost Chambers Aquarium & Ambassador Lagoon: Collect your entry tickets from a Big Bus Tours team member at the Big Bus kiosk at the entrance of the aquarium
  • Cruise departs at 11:00, 13:00 or 16:00 near Stop #5 (Arabian Dhow Cruise)
  • 2 hours 30 minutes Desert Sunset Adventure with bus transfer time is 50 minutes each way. Departs from Dubai Mall (Entrance A) daily to coincide with sunset. The tour includes complimentary Arabic Coffee

Bus Routes Detail

  • City Tour (Red Route): Hop on our Dubai bus tours to see all the top sights, from the Burj Khalifa to Heritage Village. You can hop off at Stop 1: Burj Khalifa / Dubai Mall to change to the Beach Tour (Blue Route).
  • Operates from 9:00 - 17:00
  • Frequency: every 40 mins
  • Tour Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

Famous stops include Burj Khalifa / Dubai Mall, Museum of the Future, Royal Palace, Arabian Dhow Cruise, Old Souk of Arabia, Gold Souq, Dubai Creek, and Dubai Frame

Beach Route (Red Route)

  • Hop off at Stop 15 to change to the City Tour (Red Route)
  • Operates from 9:00 - 17:00
  • Frequency: every 40 mins
  • Tour Duration: 2 Hours, 20 Minutes

Famous stops include Burj Khalifa / Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates/Ski Dubai, Ain Dubai, Dubai Marina / JBR, Bayside / Skydive, Dubai Palm Fountain, Atlantis the Palm, and Souk Madinat Jumeirah / Burj Al Arab

  • Cancellation is possible until 23:59 before your visit.
  • Rescheduling is possible anytime before your visit.

Ratings & reviews

1 verified customer review
Jens-Uwe,  Germany Germany
25 Sep 2023
Big Bus Dubai: 24-72 hrs Ho Ho Bus + Dhow Cruise

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