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  • Location:Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Duration:1 day (approx.)

Big Bus Abu Dhabi Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Including Yas Island and Sky Tower

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Explore the United Arab Emirates city of Abu Dhabi at your own pace, with a 24-hour hop-on hop-off bus ticket. The air-conditioned double-decker Bus includes commentary in your choice of languages, providing background to Abu Dhabi's culture, history and modern-day architecture. With a free guided shuttle to the entertainment hub of Yas Island (Yas Island Drive) included, along with free entrance to the Sky Tower at Marina Mall; Free entry to Heritage Village, Free entry to Zayed Centre and Free entry to Etihad Antiques Museum, your hop-on hop-off ticket shows you the very best of Abu Dhabi.


  • Hop-on hop-off tour of Abu Dhabi
  • Tour the city at your own pace as you hop on and off at any of the 23 stops, including Emirates Palace Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Heritage Village and Yas Island
  • Travel around Abu Dhabi in an open-top double-decker bus
  • See top city attractions like Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi Corniche, World Trade Center Souk and many more
  • FREE ‘Yas Island Drive’ with English-speaking guide

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What You Can Expect

Big Bus Abu Dhabi Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Including Yas Island and Sky Tower

Stop at the Grand Mosque during your Hop-on hop-off tour of Abu Dhabi

The splendor of Abu Dhabi's modern architecture is breathtaking, and you'll have the best views with your hop-on hop-off tour, where you’ll sit in air-conditioned comfort on board an open-top double-decker bus. It’s the perfect way to explore the city at your own pace and see the attractions you want to see!

The Abu Dhabi hop-on hop-off tour takes in all the sights, from the seafront Corniche to the dazzling white marble of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the cultural district of Saadiyat Island to the Bedouin history of the Heritage Village.

Included with your ticket is a shuttle bus to Yas Island, located 17 miles (30 km) from central Abu Dhabi and home to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Yas Island is the city's main entertainment center, home to the Ferrari World exhibition, an indoor theme park with golf courses (own expense), and food and beverage outlets.

Also included is entry to the Sky Tower at Marina Mall, a glass viewing platform that offers wonderful views of Abu Dhabi, Corniche, Emirates Palace Hotel and the Arabian Gulf. Have free access to the Zayed Centre, Heritage Village and Etihad Antiques Museum. Enter Sky Tower for free At the Marina Mall. There are more than 250 stores, from high street to high-end fashion -- go to the cinema or have a bite at one of the numerous restaurants or cafes.

Please see Itinerary section below for a list of hop-on hop-off stops.


Abu Dhabi Hop-on Hop-off stops:
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Emirates Palace Hotel
Saadiyat Island
Iranian Market and Souk
Marina Mall
Yas Island
Central Market
Heritage Village
Abu Dhabi Mall
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Red Route stops include:
Marina Mall
Etihad Towers
Sheikh Zayed Centre
Etihad Gallery
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Eastern Mangroves
Galleria & Rose Wood
Abu Dhabi Mall
Saadiyat Island (Exhibition Centre)
Abu Dhabi Corniche
WTC Souk
Al Hosn Fort
Markaziyah Park
Public Beach
Heritage Village
Dhow Corniche Cruise

Yas Island Drive includes:
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Yas Viceroy
Yas Plaza Hotel
Yas Waterworld
Ferrari World & Yas Mall
Yas Marina Circuit
Masdar City

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The tour was great and interesting, they give all the explanation in eight languages so there is no way you miss something about it. The buses are very punctual, however it would be nice if there were more (only 4) so the waiting time would be less.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Great way to see the city when you only have a short stay.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

This was a ton of fun and worth doing. As a heads up. They have a bit of trouble verifying the voucher but it's no big deal. very fun!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

Absolutely wonderful. The staff are amazing, especially Tutti from the Philippines. Love the hop on hop off buses. We also used one in Rome which was fantastic. The Abu Dhabi one took us around the city in the morning . In the afternoon we went to Yas Island, visited Ferrari World and joined the bus again. Well worth the money. Would use Viator for all trips.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2015

Really enjoyed this tour. Staff very professional and all buses were on time which made it easy to plan the stop offs. Would definitely recommend it as a quick way to get familiar with the highlights of the city.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2014


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2013

Very nice. Especially the fact that you could pick it up right outside the cruise ship.

4 star rating: Recommended November 2015

was what it was supposed to be--------good way to see the city

4 star rating: Recommended October 2015

Great way to get around the city. Interesting facts and information given on the bus. Staff very friendly and helpful. Easy and convenient. Loved it

4 star rating: Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

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