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Big Bus Dubai Day & Night Combo: 24 or 48-hour Hop-On, Hop-Off Ticket, Dhow Cruise & much more!

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Key Highlights

  • With 64 convenient stops, plan your own Dubai itinerary with a hop-on, hop-off tour
  • Save 10% compared to the cost of buying these separately
  • With this special night tour witness the surreal charm of Dubai’s nightlife
  • Includes free walking tour, Sharjah panoramic tour, Palm Island drive, Creek Dhow cruise, Marina Dhow cruise, Desert sunset tour
  • Explore the history and culture of this fascinating city with free entry into ten famous museums
  • Enjoy 15 minute light and sound show at Wafi City and a guided walking tour of Khan Murjan Souk
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    Your ticket is valid for 24 hours or 48 hours (as per option chosen)

    Start time

    The bus departure time from the 3 routes are as follows:
    City Route: From 8:50am to 8:20pm; every 30 minutes
    Marina Route: From 8:50am to 8:20pm; every 20 minutes.
    Beach Route: From 8:50am to 8:20pm; every 30 minutes

    Arabian Dhow Cruise:
    Creek Cruise: Departs from 10:30am to 5:30pm; every hour
    Marina Cruise: Departs from 10:00am to 5:00pm; every hour

    City Tour: 2.20 hours
    Beach Tour: 1.30 hours
    Marina Tour: 90 minutes
    Flamingo Lagoon Discovery: 90 minutes
    Night Tour: 2 hours 45 minutes

    Meeting Point

    You may board the bus at any of the designated stops
    You can start the Night Tour from any of the five locations:
    Deira City Centre (main entrance, next to taxi drop-off area): at 7:15pm
    Wafi Mall (main entrance, next to taxi drop-off area): 7:25pm
    Dubai Mall (tourist bus drop-off area, lower ground): 7:30pm
    Mall of the Emirates (Gate 1, Food Court entrance, lower ground): 7:45pm
    Souk Madinat (main entrance, left side): 8:00pm

    Ending Point

    You may get off at any of the designated stops.

  • Overview & Itinerary


    The fastest growing city in the world, Dubai’s night life is as fascinating as its hustle and bustle in the day time and Big Bus Dubai Day and Night Combo tour allows you to see both the facets of this sprawling city.

    During the day, you can hop on and off as many times on 38 stops as you wish and explore places of interest, discovering everything from the world famous Burj Al Arab to the traditional gold and spice souks. In addition to this, you get a free ticket for an Arabian Dhow Cruise on Dubai Creek, entry to Dubai Museum & Shindagha Museum and much more.

    At night, you take a guided tour around the city, gaping at some of the major landmarks of the city like the Deira City Centre, Emirates Tower, Jumeirah Lake, Burj Khalifa, Raffles Hotel, Dubai Mall and many other attractions.

    Also, on the Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour, audio-commentary is offered in 12 languages (English, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Hindi, Farsi, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese and Mandarin Chinese).

    Download the Night Tour route map

    Download the Day Tour route map


    Your ticket for the Big Bus Dubai Hop-On Hop-Off tour is valid for 24 hours and 48 hours from when you first board the bus. The bus will follow three interlinked routes: Red (City Tour), Blue (Marina Tour) and Green route (Beach Tour) covering the following major Dubai attractions such as:

    • Burj Al Arab
    • The Jumeirah mosque
    • Al Fahidi Fort & Dubai Museum
    • The Gold Souk
    • The Burj Khalifa
    • The Spice Souk
    • Jumeirah Park & Public Beach
    • Atlantic the Palm
    • Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum’s House
    • Dubai Creek
    • Emirates Towers

    Please refer to the tour map for more details about the route and stops.

    The other benefits that you get with your Dubai 1-day Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket include:

    Free Entry to Dubai Museum and Shindagha Museum

    Dubai Marina RTA Waterbus Ride

    FREE Marina & Creek Dhow Cruise: Explore Dubai’s famous creek on an Arabian Dhow Cruise. The traditional wooden dhow will glide you along as the informative commentary explains the creek’s history. Alternatively, hop-off at stop 38 and explore the modern marina waterfront and see the impressive panoramic sights from the Arabian Gulf waters.

    You can start the Big Bus Dubai Night Tour from any of the five locations - Deira City Centre, Wafi Mall , Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates (temporarily changed to the main entrance of the mall) or Souk Madinat. It is a one round three hour tour of Dubai with a live commentary from a qualified English speaking guide who will point out the highlights of this sparkling city.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 24 or 48-hours Hop On Hop Off Ticket (depends on the option chosen)
    • Recorded in 12 languages (English, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Hindi, Farsi, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese and Mandarin Chinese)
    • Free Marina & Creek Dhow Cruise
    • Dubai Marina RTA Waterbus Ride
    • Free Wafi Welcome Card (Up to 20% discount at selected outlets)
    • Big Bus Reward Booklet
    • Free Wi-fi on bus
    • Bottled Water
    • Headphones


    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Entrance fee to the attractions(unless specified)
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Your ticket is valid for the date specified at the time of booking.

    To redeem your free Desert Sunset Tour, please speak to a member of Big Bus staff at the Wafi kiosk (stop 1, Red Route) prior to starting your Big Bus tour.

    The Desert Sunset Tour starts from Wafi (stop 1, Red Route). Due to the continuous change in sunset times, departure and return times may vary. Please speak to a member of staff for precise timings before starting your Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour.

    The night tour will do one round of the loop, this is not a hop-on, hop-off tour, although you are free to leave before 1 full loop, should you wish.

    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)

    Voucher information : You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    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.
  • Reviews
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