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Hop-on Hop-off Day and Night Dubai Bus Tour

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Enjoy a full day of hopping on and off around Dubai in double-decker buses then see the spectacular sights of the city by night on this combo tour!

  • Take the day tour and hop on and hop off as often as you please and see Dubai in your own time and at your own pace
  • Join the night tour as the sun sets for an Arabian night experience
  • See iconic structures such as the Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Mosque, Burj Khalifa and Atlantis on The Palm
  • Be dazzled by the superb commentary delivered via recorded audio or by a qualified tour guide


PART 1 Open-top Big Bus Tour of Dubai

Dubai is a city of contrasts, where East meets West and old meets new. In less than a century it has been transformed from a small fishing village to a modern vibrant city where celebrities mingle with the crowds and the Dubai skyline competes to be the world's biggest, brightest and tallest.

So whether you are staying at the Beach and want to visit the City or staying in the City and want to visit the Beach, Big Bus offers you the perfect solution.

You may hop on and off the tour routes as much as you wish while your ticket is valid. With 64 stops all over Dubai, you can create your own itinerary and hop on and hop off at any stop of your choice, at your own leisure. Get to enjoy the breathtaking views of the city's most remarkable landmarks such as Burj Al Arab, Atlantis Hotel, Burj Khalifa, Dubai Marina and many more!

Day Tour Highlights

  • Desert Sunset Tour

  • Panoramic Sharjah Tour

  • Flamingo Lagoon Discovery

  • Palm Island Drive

  • Creek Dhow Cruise

  • Marina Dhow Cruise

  • Creek Water Bus

  • Burj Al Arab

  • Burj Khalifa

  • Jumeirah Mosque

  • Al-Fahidi Fort

  • Gold Souk

City Tour - Red Route Stops

  • WAFI

  • Dubai Mall - Route Interchange

  • Old Town

  • Dubai Fountain

  • Burjuman

  • Dubai Museum

  • Old Souk

  • Old Watchtower

  • Heritage Village

  • Shindagha Museum

  • Gold Souk

  • Spice Souk

  • Abra Station

  • Riviera

  • Creek Views

  • Baniyas

  • Deira

  • Dhow Wharfage

  • Deira City Centre - Nearest stop from Dubai International airport*

Loop duration: 2 hours

Beach Tour - Green Route Stops

  • Dubai Mall - Route Interchange

  • City Walk

  • Union House

  • Jumeirah Mosque

  • Mercato

  • Jumeirah

  • Kite Beach

  • Jumeirah Public Beach

  • Burj Al Arab

  • Souk Madinat - Route Interchange

  • Palm View Beach

  • Atlantis the Palm

  • Itihad Park

  • Mall of the Emirates - Route Interchange

Loop duration: 2 hours and 20 minutes

Marina Tour - Blue Route Stops

  • Mall of the Emirates - Route Interchange

  • Marina Walk

  • Dubai Marina

  • Marina Mall

  • Pier 7

  • The Beach

  • Marina Promenade

  • Marina Quays

  • Boulevard

  • Bayside

  • Tallest Block

  • Media City

  • Souk Madinat - Route Interchange

Loop duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes

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Available Languages

Pre-recorded commentary is available in a choice of 12 different languages: English, Arabic, Farsi, Russian, Hindi, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese and Brazilian Portuguese.

PART 2 Night Tour

As the sun swiftly drops over the horizon, Dubai comes to life. Before the days of air-conditioning, the evening was often the busiest time of day. Even now this remains the case as the temperatures drop and the city awakens from its afternoon siesta.

Our three hour panoramic city tour features live commentary from a fully qualified, and tourist board registered guide who will point out the magnificence of this sparkling city by night. From the moment that the bus departs, you will be mesmerized by the beauty of this iconic city by night. Sit back, relax, and take in the awe inspiring views as the sun sets and Dubai comes to life.

Night Tour Highlights

  • Wafi Light and Sound Show

  • Burj Al Arab

  • Burj Khalifa

  • Jumeirah Lake Towers

  • Dubai Marina

  • Atlantis the Palm

Departure Points*

  • Deira City Centre (starts at 19:15)

  • Wafi - pick-up point (starts at 19:25)

  • The Dubai Mall (starts at 19:30)

  • Mall of the Emirates (starts at 19:45)

  • Souq Madinat Jumeirah (starts at 20:00)

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It is necessary to print the confirmation voucher for this tour. The bus driver will not accept vouchers shown from a mobile device.

  • Day tour is available on pre-recorded commentary only, while Night tour is available with Live English commentary only.

  • Bus times can vary depending on the time of the year.

  • Tickets are valid for 24 hours from the time of redemption.

  • Tickets are valid for the evening tour.

  • Children below 5 years old are free of charge if accompanied by paying adult (1 child is to 1 adult) and provided no seat is occupied.

  • Both tours need to be taken on the same day.

  • We have limited seating for this tour so reservations made 1 or 2 days prior to preferred tour date are highly recommended.


  • City pass

  • English audio guide
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Hop-on Hop-off Day and Night Dubai Bus Tour

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How to exchange tickets:
Please present your VELTRA voucher to the driver at the nearest bus stop and exchange it for your ticket.

*You can exchange your ticket at any bus stop.

Please see file for the map and complete details of the routes of the tour.
Each bus route operates from 8:30 to 18:00.
Hop_on Hop_off Dubai Bus Tour Map.pdf

Night Tour Stops and Times

1. Deira City Center / 19:15 departure
2. Wafi Mall / 19:25 departure
3. Dubai Mall / 19:40 departure
4. Mall of the Emirates / 19:45 departure
5. Souk Madinat Jumeirah / 20:00 departure

Please see file for the map and complete details of the routes of the night tour.
night tour map.pdf

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Additional Note(s)
  • Audio guides in 12 languages are available only at the blue route. For the Night Tour there is an English-speaking guide.

  • Hop-on Hop-off bus ticket is valid for 24 hours from the ticket exchange.

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Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made after 12 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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