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Big Bus Dubai Night Tour

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Key Highlights

  • Enjoy a panoramic city tour of Dubai in the evening
  • See Dubai’s top highlights - Burj Khalifa, Palm Island, Burj al Arab and more!
  • Enjoy live commentary about the history and culture of the city from an English speaking expert guide
  • Enjoy a 15-minute light and sound show at Wafi City and a guided walking tour of Khan Murjan Souk
  • Audio commentary in 12 languages ensures you do not miss a thing
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    Bus Tour: 3 hours
    Sound & Light show: 15 minutes
    Khan Murjan Souk: 15 minutes

    Start time

    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

    Meeting Point

    You may board the bus at any of the designated stops

    Ending Point

    You may get off at any of the designated stops as per your convenience

  • Overview & Itinerary


    The fastest growing city in the world, Dubai’s nightlife is as fascinating as its hustle and bustle in the day time. See for yourself how the city transforms into one of the bright lights and inky night sky with the Big Bus Dubai Night Tour. The warm evening air provides perfect conditions in which to enjoy the illumination of Dubai’s finest buildings.

    Some of the major landmarks you will pass are Deira City Centre, Emirates Tower, Jumeira Lake, Burj Al Arab, Burj Khalifa, Raffles Hotel, Dubai Mall and many other attractions. Plus, enjoy a 15 minute spectacular light and sound show at Wafi City included in the price of the tour. Explore Khan Murjan Souk at night on a guided walking tour. During the course of the tour, your English speaking guide provide an informative commentary and also point out the major highlights, so that you don’t miss a thing.

    Also, on the open-topped double decker bus live commentary is offered in English and audio-commentary is offered in 12 languages (English, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Hindi, Farsi, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese and Mandarin Chinese).

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    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 3 hour tour of Dubai with a live commentary from a qualified English speaking guide who will point out the highlights of this sparkling city.

    You will see the striking Deira City Centre, the magnificent Raffles Hotel enroute Sheikh Zayed Road, part of the longest highway in United Arab Emirates with 16 lanes of parallel traffic, all illuminated by the evening lights.

    Continue past the majestic sail-shaped Burj al Arab hotel and then hold your gaze across the coastline to the sparkling Palm Jumeira – a man-made archipelago which looks like palm tree. During the course of the tour, your guide will entertain you with commentary about the city’s culture, history and how it transformed from a fishing village to a lively city.

    The bus will also take you to the skyscraper city, which consists of Dubai Marina region with its ritzy yachts and Jumeira Lake Towers. The Night Tour’s ‘once round’ format is an excellent option when time is precious, enabling you to sit back, relax and take in the spectacular skyline as the sun sets and Dubai comes to life.

    Before your tour ends at Wafi City, you will enjoy a 15 minute light and sound show at the Pyramids (not operating until September), the bus will take a detour past the world’s largest tower, the Burj Khalifa, fully illuminated against the dark sky. You will also discover the splendid Khan Murjan Souk at night on a 15 minutes guided walking tour.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Night bus tour
    • The personal recorded commentary is available in your choice of 12 languages: English, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Hindi, Farsi, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese and Mandarin Chinese
    • Wafi light and sound show at the Pyramids
    • Khan Murjan Souk guided walking tour


    • 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 purchased

    The bus 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
    • Great experience!

      It was a great experience! Well organised and the guide was also very nice and funny. Would surely recommend it....

      S.A. Moti
    • excellent night bus tour

      very interesting bus tour, we felt we covered all the sites . much more interesting at night....

      miss s shore
    • Eg. Best tour experience i had in my life!

      Excellent tour - our only complaint was trying to find where the bus left the Deira Centre from as it took us over 15 minutes running throught the centre asking several people...

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