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Big Bus Miami: 48 Hour Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus & Boat Combo

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Key facts

Where: Miami , U.S.A. Duration: Ticket is valid for 48 hours

Highlights

  • The complete Miami experience!
  • Explore the city at your own relaxed pace
  • See fabulous art deco architecture and the opulent homes of the rich and famous
  • See Miami from the water on a scenic cruise
  • 20 convenient hop-on hop-off stops and frequent bus departures
  • Live (English) and recorded (multilingual) commentaries
  • Fantastic photo-opportunities

Overview

Spend two days discovering the delights of Miami with this great combo bus and boat tour. All that you have heard about this city – the grandeur, the glorious art deco, the beautiful people, the waving palms and fabulous beaches will spring to life before your very eyes.

Two great loops are available for your flexible hop-on hop-off bus tour. On the Beach Loop enjoy stunning views across to the islands and see the imposing skyline of Downtown from the Causeway, then marvel at Washington Avenue, Collins Avenue and Ocean Drive as you tour the best of South Beach.

Ride the City Loop to discover the fascinating cultural mix of Miami and see the Biltmore Hotel, Coconut Grove, County Courthouse, Freedom Tower, Venetian Pool, Vizcaya Museum and much more.

Jump on and off the bus as the fancy takes you to see the sights, have a swim, get something to eat or go shopping.

Get another perspective on Miami with a Biscayne Bay cruise. Relax on a double-deck yacht and listen to the bilingual commentary. See Miami's spectacular coastal sites including the beautiful downtown skyline, the Port of Miami, Fisher Island, Miami Beach, and 'Millionaire's Row'.

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Itinerary

See the best of Miami by land and sea with the Big Bus Tour - Miami 48-hour Bus & Boat Combo Ticket. This convenient package combines a fun, flexible hop-on hop-off bus tour with a 90-minute boat tour.

Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour:
You’ll travel on a comfortable double-decker bus with panoramic views. Buses depart frequently during the day and your ticket entitles you to unlimited travel on two great routes –the Beach Loop and the City Loop – between the operating hours of 9:00am to 6:00pm. There is a total of 20 convenient stops close to main attractions.

Tours alternate between live guides (English-speaking) and recorded commentary (in 12 languages). If a bus isn't providing the type of commentary you want, the next bus along should meet your needs.

You can leave and re-board the bus as often as you want during the day, or remain onboard for the full route if you wish. It takes a total of 3 hours to complete both loops.

The Beach Loop will take you from Central Station along the scenic Macarthur Causeway and all the way around the island of Miami Beach.

Highlights include:
1. Central Station at Bayfront Park/Bayside Marketplace- 301 North Biscayne Boulevard
2. Miami Beach Marina - Alton Road and 3rd Street
3. South Pointe Park - South Pointe Drive and Washington Avenue
4. Art Deco District/South Beach - Ocean Drive and 10th Street
5. Loews Hotel - Collins Avenue and 16th Street
6. Bass Museum (across street) - Collins Avenue and 22nd Street
7. Riu Hotel - Collins Avenue and 31st Street
8. Fontainebleau - Collins Avenue and 44th Street
9. Lincoln Road (The Fillmore and Convention Center) - 1700 Washington Avenue
10. Old Miami Beach City Hall - Washington Avenue and 12th Street
11. Angler's Resort - Washington Avenue and 7th Street
12. Shops at 5th and Alton - 5th Street and Lenox Avenue
13. Jungle Island - I-395 West Bound

City Loop:
Departing from Central Station this loop takes you to all the most exciting districts of mainland Miami: Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Little Havana and the grandeur of Downtown Miami.

Highlights include:
1. Central Station at Bayfront Park/Bayside Marketplace- 301 North Biscayne Boulevard
2. Vizcaya and Miami Science Museum - S Miami Avenue and SE 32nd Road
3. Coconut Grove Station - Grand Avenue and Virginia Street
4. Biltmore Hotel - 1200 Anastasia Avenue
5. Venetian Pool – De Soto Boulevard and Almeria Avenue
6. Coral Gables Downtown - Ponce de Leon Boulevard and Aragon
7. Cuban Eateries – SW 8th Street and SW 36th Avenue
8. Little Havana - Domino Park on SW 8th Street and 15th Avenue

Boat Cruise: This great package also includes a 90-minute cruise of Biscayne Bay on a luxury double-deck yacht. Enjoy magnificent views of the Miami Skyline before you head across the bay towards the beautiful waterfront properties of Millionaires’ Row. Get a glimpse into the lifestyle of Miami’s rich and famous as you cruise past the opulent mansions. Listen to an entertaining live commentary in English and Spanish as you sail along!

The boat cruise runs every day at 10:30am, then hourly from 11:00am until 7:00pm. You can hop off the bus at stop 1 at any time throughout the day to connect with the sightseeing boat cruise.

Your ticket is valid for 48 hours. You can plan your schedule to suit yourself and end the tour at any convenient point.

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Reviews

As the title says, this was a great way to see all of Miami including South Beach and Downtown. We had the 2 day pass and got yo see everything, including the free boat ride.... Narelle Janjis

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

Ticket is valid for 48 hours

Start time

Beach Loop: Buses depart every 15-20 minutes from Central Station from 9:00am to 5:30pm daily. Service ends at 7pm at Central Station.
City Loop: Buses depart every 30 minutes from Central Station from 9:00am to 5:30pm daily. Service ends at 7pm at Central Station.
Boat Tour: Boats departs between 11:00am – 6:00pm; every 60 minutes
Duration: Ticket is valid for 48 hours
Beach Loop: 1.5 hours
City Loop: 1.5 hours
Boat Tour: 1.5 hours

Meeting point

You can join the hop-on hop-off bus tour at any stop along either tour route or Central Station at Bayfront Park, 301 North Biscayne Bay Blvd. Miami
Join the Boat tour at Bayfront Park Marketplace

Ending point

You can leave the hop-on hop-off bus tour at any of the stops

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Inclusions

  • Transportation in an open-top double-decker bus and double-decker yacht
  • 2-day hop-on hop-off bus ticket (unlimited use during operational hours)
  • English-speaking guide
  • Bus Tour: Choice of live commentary in English or recorded commentary in 12 languages (English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Mandarin, Portuguese, Korean, Japanese, Arabic, Hindu, Russian)
  • 90-minute boat tour (Commentary in English and Spanish)

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Meals and Beverages
  • Entrance to attractions

Do/Dont's

Bring the camera, a hat and sun-screen. Wear comfortable shoes for walking. If you plan to swim at Miami Beach remember swimming gear and towel

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Please note

You can join the tour at any of the stops.

Please carry your voucher copy along with you. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver

A Child Ticket should be purchased for anyone aged 5-15 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Children under the age of 5 may travel free of charge as long as they are accompanied by a dedicated adult (1 adult to 1 child).

Due to a decision made by City of Miami Beach officials, tour bus operators are prohibited from stopping on Ocean Drive until further notice. In order to comply, Big Bus Tours will not be stopping at our Stop #4 – Ocean Drive. In order to accommodate you, our valued passengers, we have created a temporary stop at our Big Bus information center on the NE corner of Collins Ave. and 9th Street, in front of the Sherbrooke Hotel. This stop is conveniently located within a one minute walk of Ocean Drive.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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Cancellation policy

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