The following attractions are included with our City Pass, free with all Big Bus Tours Abu Dhabi Deluxe Tickets.



Abu Dhabi Friday Night Tour

Hop on our Big Bus Abu Dhabi Panoramic Night Tour, offering stunning evening views of the city under the stars. Our Night Tour features a live, English-speaking guide on board each bus, providing an entertaining and informative commentary as you take in fantastic views of Abu Dhabi's most famous landmarks, including Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Emirates Palace Hotel and the Abu Dhabi Corniche. The tour takes 2 hours, and is not a hop-on, hop-off tour.

Our Abu Dhabi night tour departs from Marina Mall (Stop #1) at 7:30pm on Fridays only.

Need-to-Know:

  • Redemption: Please present your e-voucher to a member of Big Bus staff at Stop #1: Marina Mall before boarding the bus.
  • T&Cs: You can redeem your Abu Dhabi Night Tour pass up to seven days following redemption of the Deluxe Ticket
  • Please note that seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis, so we are unable to guarantee availability.


Yacht Cruise Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

Relax on board a luxury yacht as it cruises along Yas island's Marina, a Formula 1 circuit, and Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. Enjoy panoramic views of this dynamic area and enjoy a taste of the VIP lifestyle.

Need-to-Know:

  • Location and Time: Yas Island Yacht Cruises depart from Yas Marina (Stop #24, Abu Dhabi Green Route) at 11:00am daily.
  • Redemption: Please present your Deluxe Ticket when preparing to board the yacht.
  • T&Cs: You can redeem your Yacht Cruise pass up to 7 days after you redeem your Deluxe Ticket.

Capital Corniche Cruise, Abu Dhabi

Please note that the Corniche Cruise will not be operating between July 2 - August 1, 2017.

Hop on an Arabian Dhow boat to glide down the Abu Dhabi corniche coastline and experience the city’s charm from a different perspective.

Need-to-Know:

  • Location and Time: Cruises depart from Abu Dhabi's Stop 16 at 10:30am, 11:30am, 3:30pm & 4:30pm daily. Cruises last approximately 1 hour.
  • Redemption: Please speak to a Big Bus Tours staff member prior to joining the tour.
  • T&Cs: You can redeem your Capital Corniche Cruise pass up to 7 days after you redeem your Deluxe Ticket.


Al Ain Oasis City Day Tour

Visit forts, palaces, museums, an ancient tomb and a desert oasis on our Al Ain city day tour. The tour operates on Tuesdays and Saturdays. A shuttle will pick you up from Stop 1: Marina Mall (Red Route) at 7:30am for the 2-hour journey to Al Ain, returning at 7:00pm

Need-to-Know:

  • Location and Time: The Al Ain Oasis City Day Tour departs on Tuesdays and Saturdays only at 7:30am from Stop 1: Marina Mall (Red Route). Tours last approximately 11.5 hours.
  • Redemption: Seats must be reserved for the Al Ain tour. Please speak to a Big Bus Tours staff member or visit one of our customer service centres prior to joining the tour.
  • T&Cs: You can redeem your Al Ain Oasis City Tour pass up to 7 days after you redeem your Deluxe Ticket.


The Observation Deck at 300, Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi

Enjoy 360° views of Abu Dhabi from Etihad Towers' The Observation Deck at 300, the highest viewing level in Abu Dhabi. Enjoy an exclusive 50% off the entrance price with your Deluxe Ticket

Need-to-Know:

  • Location and Time: The Observation Deck at 300 is located in Tower 2, Level 74, Jumeirah Hotel, Etihad Towers, West Corniche, Abu Dhabi. It is open between 10:00am and 6:00pm daily.
  • Redemption: Please present your Deluxe Ticket at the Observation Deck ticket counter.
  • T&Cs: The 50% discount for The Observation Deck at 300 ticket is only available to Premium Ticket and Deluxe Ticket holders.


Wahat Al Karama Memorial Walk

The Wahat Al Karama memorial was unveiled in December 2016 to commemorate the lives of UAE soldiers who lost their lives in service to the nation. Symbolising unity, solidarity and mutual support, the Wahat Al Karama memorial ('oasis of dignity' in English) is an impressive architectural triumph. Guided walking tours operate at 11:00am and 5:00pm daily, and these are included with all Deluxe Tickets

Need-to-Know:

  • Location and Time: Wahat Al Karama memorial walks begin from Stop #5: Sheikh Zayed Mosque at 11:00am and 6:00pm daily.
  • Redemption: Please speak to a Big Bus Tours staff member or visit one of our customer service centres prior to joining the walking tour.
  • T&Cs: You can redeem your Wahat Al Karama Memorial Walk pass up to 7 days after you redeem your Deluxe Ticket


Masdar Technology Drive

Discover a zero-emission, carbon-free future. Our Masdar City bus tour will introduce you to a new eco-city complete with driverless cars, solar powerplants, and clean-energy living. Masdar City combines science and tech innovation with ancient arabic architectural techniques to make the most of its desert surroundings, simultaneously keeping the city cool and generating solar energy.

Need-to-Know:

  • Location and Time: The Masdar City Tour departs Saturday - Thursday at 4:00pm from Stop 5: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Tours last approximately 1.5 hours.
  • Redemption: Please speak to a Big Bus Tours staff member or visit one of our customer service centres prior to joining the Masdar City tour.
  • T&Cs: You can redeem your Masdar City Tour pass up to 7 days after you redeem your Deluxe Ticket.


Qasr Al Sheikh Journey

Join our exclusive panoramic Qasr Al Sheikh bus tour to discover Abu Dhabi's royal heritage. See Emirates Palace, the Presidential Hotel, Bateen Palaces, Al Hosn Fort and gain fascinating insight into the UAE's past.

Need-to-Know:

  • Location and Time: The Qasr Al Sheikh Journey departs Saturday - Thursday at 10:00pm from Stop 1: Marina Mall. Tours last approximately 1 hour.
  • Redemption: Please speak to a Big Bus Tours staff member or visit one of our customer service centres prior to joining the Qasr Al Sheikh Journey.
  • T&Cs: You can redeem your Qasr Al Sheikh Journey pass up to 7 days after you redeem your Deluxe Ticket.


Dubai Attractions

Dubai Creek Arabian Dhow Cruise

Explore Dubai Creek on a 1-hour Arabian Dhow Cruise. The traditional wooden dhow will glide along as informative commentary explains the creek's history. The bustling Dubai Creek offers a wonderful perspective on the city. As the UAE's most famous waterway, the creek has been a sea merchant trading post for centuries. The Creekside is the most historic part of Dubai, where traditional and modern buildings sit side by side. The relaxing cruise will take you past the Al Fahidi Fort for stunning views of the Arabian Gulf, before returning to the quay where you can reconnect with the Big Bus City Tour (Red Route). Sit back on the sun-drenched deck and take it all in. Refreshments can be purchased on-board from the crew.

Need-to-Know:

  • Location and Time: Dubai Creek Dhow cruises depart every hour, on the hour, between 10:30am and 5:30pm, 7 days a week. Board at Dhow Wharfage (Stop #12, Red Route). Cruises last approximately 1 hour.
  • Redemption: To redeem your Dubai Creek Dhow cruise pass, please speak to a member of Big Bus Tours staff at the Wafi kiosk (Stop #1, Red Route) prior to starting the cruise.
  • T&Cs: The Dubai Creek Dhow Cruise pass is valid for two days following redemption of the 2-day Premium Ticket, or for seven days following redemption of the Deluxe Ticket


Desert Sunset Experience

Please note that the Desert Sunset Tour is unavailable from May 25, 2017, due to renovation.

Take a guided panoramic tour to the heart of the desert, where you'll be greeted with traditional hospitality at an Arabian desert fort. Enjoy a free welcome drink as the sun sets, and interact with camels, falcons and horses, or take the opportunity to have a temporary henna tattoo applied.

  • Location and Time: The Desert Sunset Tour starts from Wafi (Stop 1, Red Route) daily at 4:30pm. Please note that 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 Desert Sunset Experience tour.
  • Redemption: To redeem your Desert Sunset Experience pass, please speak to a member of Big Bus Tours staff at the Wafi kiosk (Stop 1, Red Route) prior to starting the tour. Alternatively, you can call: 800 BIG BUS to book the tour in advance, as seats are subject to availability.
  • T&Cs: You can redeem your Desert Sunset Experience pass up to 7 days after you redeem your Deluxe Ticket
  • The Desert Sunset Experience is subject to weather conditions, and may be cancelled if conditions are poor. In these circumstances you are welcome to take the tour on an alternative day.


Sharjah Tour

Known as the 'Pearl of the Gulf', Sharjah is a neighbouring emirate of Abu Dhabi, and the only emirate to have land on both the Arabian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. Our half-day Sharjah Panoramic Day Tour features two stops: The Heritage Area is a beautifully renovated district of the traditional Al Sheyoukh and Al Maraija neighbourhoods, with quaint museums and interesting art displays in its numerous alleyways. And the iconic Blue Souk, also known as the Central Market, houses over 600 shops selling traditional arts and crafts, silver jewellery, antiques, rugs, clothes, cosmetics and much more - Don't forget to haggle!

Need-to-Know:

  • Location and Time: The Sharjah Panoramic Day Tour departs from Wafi (Stop #1, Dubai Red Route) at 10:30am every day except Friday. The tour takes approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes. Please check with a member of Big Bus staff for up-to-date daily departure timings.
  • Redemption: To redeem your Sharjah Tour pass, please speak to a member of Big Bus Tours staff at Wafi (Stop #1, Dubai Red Route) prior to starting your Sharjah tour. Alternatively, you can call: 800 BIG BUS to book the tour in advance, as seats are subject to availability.
  • T&Cs: You can redeem your Sharjah Tour pass up to 7 days after you redeem your Deluxe Ticket


Marina & Island Lagoon Boat Cruise

Take a cruise out into the Arabian gulf on a traditional wooden Dhow. You'll enjoy unique views of Dubai's breathtaking Marina waterfront on this gentle cruise, which also features a refreshment kiosk and toilet facilities.

Need-to-Know:

  • Location and Time: Marina & Island Lagoon cruises depart every hour, on the hour, between 10:00am and 5:00pm, 7 days a week. Board at Pier 7 (Stop #30, Blue Route). Cruises last approximately 1 hour.
  • Redemption: To redeem your Marina & Island Lagoon Boat Cruise pass, please speak to a member of Big Bus Tours staff at the Wafi kiosk (Stop #1, Red Route) prior to starting the cruise.
  • T&Cs: You can redeem your Marina & Island Lagoon cruise pass up to 7 days after you redeem your Deluxe Ticket. Please check with a member of Big Bus staff for up-to-date daily departure timings.


Atlantis The Palm: Lost Chambers Aquarium & Ambassador Lagoon

Enjoy a mesmerising marine experience at Atlantis The Palm. Visit the mythical lost continent of Atlantis at The Lost Chambers aquarium, a serene maze of underwater passages revealing the beauty of ocean life in an Atlantis-themed setting. You'll find guides available to provide information and insight into this mysterious civilization and the myriad of marine life found within. The nearby Ambassador Lagoon is an 11-million-litre marine environment that's home to an enormous variety of marine life, with over 65,000 species inhabiting this fantasy world, including sharks, sting rays and enormous schools of fish.

Need-to-Know:

  • Location and Time: Ambassador Lagoon and the Lost Chambers Aquarium are both open between 10:00am and 10:00pm daily. Hop off at Atlantis The Palm (Stop #24, Green Route) to enter.
  • Redemption: To redeem your Ambassador Lagoon and Lost Chambers Aquarium passes please speak to a Big Bus Tours staff member prior to entering the attractions.
  • T&Cs: You can redeem your Ambassador Lagoon and Lost Chambers Aquarium passes up to 7 days after you redeem your Deluxe Ticket.


Palm Island Drive

Hop on our Big Bus Palm Island Drive Tour for panoramic views of Palm Jumeirah's crescent. Take in the open-ocean views of the Arabian Gulf, get up close to opulent beach resorts and marvel at the island as a man-made feat of engineering.

Need-to-Know:

  • Location and Time: Tours depart at 5:00pm daily from Atlantis The Palm (Stop #24, Green Route).
  • Redemption: To redeem your Palm Island Drive pass please speak to a member of Big Bus Tours staff at the Wafi kiosk (Stop #1, Red Route) prior to starting the drive.
  • T&Cs: You can redeem your Palm Island Drive pass up to 7 days after you redeem your Deluxe Ticket.


Flamingo Lagoon Discovery

Discover wild flamingos, natural mangroves, a creek lagoon and Sheikh Mohammed's Royal Palace on this special Dubai wildlife sanctuary excursion.

Need-to-Know:

  • Location and Time: Tours depart at 3:00pm on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday from Wafi (Stop #1, Red Route). Tours last approximately 1 hour.
  • Redemption: To redeem your Flamingo Lagoon Discovery pass please speak to a member of Big Bus Tours staff at the Wafi kiosk (Stop 1, Red Route) prior to starting the discovery tour.
  • T&Cs: You can redeem your Flamingo Lagoon Discovery pass up to 7 days after you redeem your Deluxe Ticket.