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City Sightseeing Dubai: 24, 48 or 72 hours Hop-On, Hop Off, Cruise, Walking Tours, Attraction Tickets & More!

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Key Highlights

  • Covers all the major landmarks of Dubai from the world famous Burj Al Arab to the traditional gold and spice souks
  • Your choice of a 24, 48 or 72 hour ticket
  • There are 47 convenient stops, so you decide what you want to see
  • Audio commentary in 12 languages ensures you do not miss a thing
  • With the 24 hour ticket get free entry to Global Village and an Al Ghurair Centre Privilage Card
  • With the 48 hour ticket get free entry to Dubai Aquarium and Sharjah City Sightseeing Tour
  • Experience Dubai to the fullest with this bumper sightseeing package
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily
    Dubai to Ferrari World shuttle service: Tuesday and Friday

    Duration

    Ticket is valid for 24, 48 hours or 72 hours from the time you first board the bus.

    Start time

    Historic & Modern Routes: Buses depart from 9:00am to 5:30pm; every 20-30 minutes
    Marina Route: Buses depart from 9:00am to 5:30pm; every 20-30 minutes
    Palm Crescent Route: Buses depart at 10:00am, 11:30am, 1:00pm, 2:30pm, 4:00pm & 5:30pm
    Sharjah Route: Buses depart from 9:00am to 6:00pm; every 30 minutes
    Complete Loop:
    Historic Route: 1 hour 45 minutes
    Modern Route: 2 hours
    Marina Route: 1 hour
    Palm Crescent Route: 1 hour
    a Cruise Terminal Shuttle Route: 25 minutes (For cruise ship passengers only. Scheduled on ship arrival days)

    Meeting Point

    You may board the bus at any of the designated stops.
    For Historic Route: The bus leaves from Al Ghubaiba.
    For Modern Route: The bus leaves from Dubai Mall
    For Marina Route: The bus leaves from Palm Jumeirah Park
    For Palm Crescent Route: The bus leaves from Stop 23 Atlantis
    Terminal Shuttle Route: Cruise Terminal 3

    Walking Tours:
    Dubai Museum walking tour (One hour): Starts at 10:30am from Stop 15
    Souk Madinat walking tour (One hour): Starts at 2:30pm from Stop 22
    Dubai Mall walking tour (1 hour 30mins): Starts at 5:30pm from Stop 11

    Ending Point

    You may get off at any of the designated stops.

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Experience Dubai to its maximum with the City Sightseeing Dubai Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour. This is more than just a hop-on, hop-off tour but a bumper package which will take care of all your Dubai sightseeing needs.

    The Hop-on, Hop-off element allows you to easily make your way around the city. With buses operating on five routes and your ticket valid for 24 hours or 48 hours, your Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket ensures that you don’t miss a thing!

    Some of the attractions covered by the hop-on, hop-off tour are the gold and spice souks, Jumeirah Mosque, Dubai Mall, Burjuman, Sheikh Zayed Road and Jumeirah Beach Park amongst others.

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

    Plus, this bumper ticket includes a Dhow Cruise, transport on the water buses and water taxis, entrance to the Dubai Museum and Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House. You can also use the City Sightseeing Dubai night tour and join a range of walking tours.

    Upgrade to the 48 hour tour and you will also get a ticket for the Dubai Aquarium, FREE Cruise Terminal Shuttle and will be able to use the City Sightseeing hop-on, hop-off tour in neighboring emirate of Sharjah. You can discover the city at your own pace with 72 hour ticket which includes all the benefits of 48 hour ticket.

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    Itinerary

    The City Sightseeing Dubai Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour allows you to board the bus from any of the designated stops on the four bus routes. The Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket is valid for 24, 48 or 72 hours (as per your choice) from when you first board the bus. You may hop on and hop off at any of the designated stops, sightsee, and shop or eat and then hop back again when the next bus comes along.

    The City Sightseeing Dubai Hop-On, Hop-Off bus operates on six routes, which are as follows:

    Historic (Red) Route: The bus will take you to the traditional souks and the Dubai Creek.

    Modern (Blue) Route: See skyscrapers and coastal views when travelling on this route.

    Marina (Golden) Route: The nine stops on this route cover the area around Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Beach.

    Cruise Terminal Route: Enjoy transport from the terminal to the tour start point (Dubai Mall) during cruise season.

    Palm Crescent Route: This route connects the Palm’s hotels to the rest of the routes.

    In addition, your hop-on, hop-off ticket also includes three guided walking tours:

    Dubai Mall Walking Tour: The tour operates daily except Friday from stop 11, between 5:30pm and 7pm.

    Souk Madinat Walking Tour: The tour operates daily except Friday from stop 22, between 2:30pm and 3:30pm.

    Dubai Museum Walking Tour: The tour operates daily except Friday from stop 15, between 10:30am and 11:30am.

    You will also get the following value-added services with your Dubai hop-on, hop-off ticket: • FREE Night Tour
    • FREE Dhow Cruise
    • FREE Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum's House
    • FREE Dubai Abra Water Taxi
    • FREE entry to Dubai Museum, Camel Museum, Horse Museum, Coin Museum and Architect Museum
    • FREE VIP Global Village Entry Ticket (November – April)
    • FREE a COSTA Primo hot or iced coffee (offered only in September) • FREE Sharjah Hop-on, Hop-off Tour (with 48-hour and 72-hour ticket)
    • FREE shuttle to Sharjah (with 48-hour and 72-hour ticket)
    • FREE entry to Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo (with 48-hour and 72-hour ticket)

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • 24, 48 or 72 hours hop-on, hop-off ticket (as per option chosen)
    • The personal recorded commentary is available in your choice of 12 languages: English, Arabic, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian, Turkish, Persian, Hindi, Japanese and Mandarin. Kids Commentary in English & Arabic
    • Dubai Dhow Cruise Ticket
    • Free Night Tour
    • 3 Walking Tours (October – April only)
    • Dubai Mall Guided Walking Tour
    • Souk Madinat Guided Walking Tour
    • Dubai Museum - Old Souk Guided Walking Tour
    • Entry to 5 Dubai museums-
    • Camel Museum
    • Coin Museum
    • Horse Museum
    • Architect Museum
    • Poet Museum
    • Entry to Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House
    • Ticket for the RTA water bus
    • FREE VIP Global Village Entry Ticket
    • FREE Cruise Terminal Shuttle
    • Entry to Dubai Aquarium Underwater Zoo Entry (with 48 and 72 hour ticket only)
    • Ticket for City Sightseeing Sharjah hop-on, hop-off tour (with 48 and 72 hour ticket only)
    • FREE shuttle to Sharjah (with 48-hour and 72-hour ticket)
    • FREE Water on Board
    • FREE a COSTA Primo hot or iced coffee (offered only in September)

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Meals
    • Entrance Fees (unless specified)
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    This ticket is valid for the Red, City Sightseeing Buses.

    While every attempt is made to provide a smooth service, from time to time traffic and major events may cause disruption the route and/or frequency of buses.

    Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

    Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    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
    • Excellent service. Easy to use and always someone to help. A lot can be seen using this bus....

      MRS N K MAKWANA
    • Awesome

      It was an awesome wwa to explore Dubai. Covers all the important locations and also lot of freebies and excellent service. A big thumbs up for CitySightSeeing Dubai....

      Vishagan Ramaswamy
    • Best way to get around and see the city

      City site seeing busses were easy to identify and was a great way to get around Dubai and see the city while learning a few facts as well. Thumbs up....

      Marelize Grove
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