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Big Bus Tour

Big Bus Tour

Explore Dubai at your own pace with a Classic, Premium or Deluxe 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 entrance to the Dubai Museum, and more.

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
  • 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

What to Expect

  • Explore Dubai at your own pace with a Classic, Premium or Deluxe 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 Cruise (premium and deluxe ticket only), Water Bus and entry to 10 museums.
  • 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:

City Tour Red
Wafi, The Pyramids Entrance
Dubai Mall
Dubai Fountain
Dubai Museum
Old Souk
Heritage Village
Gold Sou
Spice Souk
Baniyas Road
Dhow Wharfage
Deira City Center
Beach Tours Green
Dubai Mall
City Walk
Union House
Jumeirah Mosque
Kite Beach
Jumeirah Public Beach
Burj Al Arab
Souk Madinat
Atlantis the Palm
Al Ittihad Park
Mall of the Emirates

Marina Tours Blue
Mall of the Emirates
Dubai Marina
Marina Mall
Pier 7
The Beach
Marina Promenade
Marina Quays
Tallest Block
Media City
Souk Madinat

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, 38 stops, 12 languages)
  • Entry to Museums (classic and premium)
  • Arabian Dhow cruise (premium only)
  • Reward Booklet
  • Hop-on Hop-off audio guide


What’s Not Included

  • Transport to the bus stops

Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund


Meeting Point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Know Before You Go

  • Valid for a Classic, Premium or Deluxe ticket 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
  • 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
  • You can change between the Green Route and Red Route at the Dubai Mall and from the Green Route to the Blue Route at the Mall of the Emirates or Souq Madinat Jumeriah
  • Buses depart from Wafi Mall and Deira City Center from 09:00 to 17:00 every day
  • 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)