Dubai is full of contrasts, having transformed from a fishing village into a cosmopolitan city in less than a century. From spectacular skyscrapers to traditional souks, there’s plenty for visitors to see and discover. So, climb aboard the open-top Big Bus sightseeing bus and get to know Dubai with ease.
Enjoy 360-degree views of the sights and hop on and hop off at any of 13 stops along the City and Beach tour and 12 along the Marina route. Plus, stay aboard and repeat your circuits any number of times during your chosen ticket time — either 1-, 2- or 5 days.
Included in your ticket is a range of enjoyable extras, including entry to Dubai Museum and the interesting Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House; together with a dhow (Arabian wooden boat) cruise along Dubai Creek.
With the City tour, explore the traditional city of Dubai around the Dubai Creek, and visit a wide variety of museums, souks, a fort, an old palace and historical districts.
Head along the coast on the Beach tour to Jumeirah Beach and along the iconic Burj Al Arab, discover Downtown Dubai, Atlantis the Palm and marvel at the world’s tallest building.
Want to experience the thrilling views of Dubai Marina and its stunning waterfront by taking the Marina tour. Visit The Beach along JBR and explore modern Dubai.
See the Itinerary for a list of stops serviced and additional benefits.
Your Dubai hop-on hop-off sightseeing ticket includes 3 Routes with 26 stops in 12 languages. There are also the following additional benefits. Refer to your booking voucher for information on meeting points and timings:City Tour or Red Route (full - loop duration of 2 hours):
Beach Tour or Green Route (full - loop duration of 1 hour):
- Dubai Mall
- Green Plannet
- Wafi Centre
- Dubai Museum
- Old Souk
- Heritage Village
- Gold Souk
- Spice Souk
- Deira City Centre
Marina Tour or Blue Route (full - loop duration of 1 hour 35 minutes):
- Dubai Mall
- Jumeirah Public Beach
- Burj Al Arab
- Souk Madinat
- Mall of Emirates
- Mall of the Emirates (changing point)
- Marina Walk
- Marina Mall
- The Beach
- Tallest Block
- Media City
- Atlantis the Palm
- Ithihad Park
FREE Flamingo Lagoon Discovery FREE Palm Island Drive FREE Sharjah Panoramic Tour FREE Desert Sunset Tour & Lost Chambers Aquarium (5 day pass)
Water Bus: Cruise the river with a Free Creek Water Bus (1 day, 2 day & 5 day pass)
Sharjah Tour: (3.5 hours; only available with 2-day & 5 day pass): Enjoy an open-top bus tour of Sharjah, the neighboring emirate of Dubai, and learn all about the area’s important landmarks, historical sites and rich cultural heritage from your onboard guide. The sightseeing tour includes photo stops at the heritage area, traditional museums and interesting art displays. A visit to the iconic Blue Souk, which houses some 600 shops selling traditional arts and crafts, is also included.
Entrance to Dubai Museums:
Hop off and explore the archeological exhibit of the Dubai Museums in the Al Fahidi District, detailing local settlements back to 2000 BC, an architectural marvel and museum of pre-oil times.Atlantis Aquarium:
Visit the Aquarium at the Atlantis with a FREE Lost Chambers & Ambassador Lagoon (5-day pass).(Except Hop-on Hop-off and Lost Chambers Aquarium which has limited validity)
Arabian Dhow Cruise Creek and Marina (1 hour):
Arabian Dhow Cruise Creek (1 day, 2 day & 5 day pass) and Marina (1 hour) 2day & 5 day pass: See the sights of Dubai Creek from a traditional dhow boat while learning about the history of the famous stretch of water. See where the city’s sea merchants have traded for centuries and marvel at the traditional and modern buildings that comprise the international face of Dubai that you see today. Sail to the mouth of the creek to admire stunning views of the Arabian Gulf before returning to the quay where you can reboard your hop-on hop-off bus, if you wish.
Walking ToursHeritage Village Walking Tour (1-hour):
Explore the Heritage Village, an early settlement with preserved buildings, museums & palaces dating back to the 1830s. Villagers survived by pearl diving & fishing. Downtown Discovery Walk (1-hour):
Explore the vibrant district of Downtown Dubai! See Dubai Mall, a hidden souk, a real dinosaur, sharks in an aquarium, the iconic Burj Khalifa and Dubai Fountain.