The following attractions are included with all Big Bus Tours Dubai tickets.

Dubai Creek Arabian Dhow Cruise

Hop off at stop 12 and explore Dubai’s famous creek on an Arabian Dhow Cruise. This 1-hour cruise along Dubai Creek is included in your Big Bus ticket. The traditional wooden dhow will glide along as the 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 merchants’ 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 that stands guard at the mouth of the creek for stunning views of the Arabian Gulf, before returning to the quay where you can reconnect with the Big Bus City Tour. Sit back on the sun-drenched deck and take it all in. Refreshments can be purchased on-board from the crew.

  • 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). 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 1-Day or 2-Day ticket, or for 7 days following redemption of the Unlimited Attraction Pass or 3-Day ticket.

Entry to 10 Museums

You'll enjoy complimentary access to 10 museums with your Big Bus Dubai ticket. Highlights include the Dubai Museum and Shindagha Museum (Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum's House). The total list of museums included is:

  1. Dubai Museum
  2. Shindagha Museum (Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum's House)
  3. Coin Museum
  4. Camel Museum
  5. Traditional Architectural Museum
  6. Horse Museum
  7. Heritage House Museum
  8. Al Ahmadiya School Museum
  9. Museum of Poet Al-Oqaili
  10. Municipality Museum
  • Redemption: Please show your Big Bus Tours ticket at the museum's ticket office prior to entering.
  • T&Cs: Entry to the Dubai Museum and Shindagha Museum (Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum's House)
    is valid for two days following redemption of the 1-Day or 2-Day ticket, or for 7 days following redemption of the Unlimited Attraction Pass or 3-Day ticket.

Dubai Marina RTA Water Bus

Take a free one-way trip across through the Dubai Marina on an air-conditioned RTA Water Bus.

  • Location and Time: Water buses depart from Marina Mall (Stop 29) every 15 minutes from 10:00am to 10:00pm (Fridays: 12:00pm to 10:00pm)
  • Redemption: To redeem your Water Bus pass please present your Big Bus ticket at the RTA Water Bus boat entrance
  • T&Cs: The Dubai Water Bus pass is valid for two days following redemption of the 1-Day or 2-Day ticket, or for 7 days following redemption of the Unlimited Attraction Pass or 3-Day ticket.
 

 

Unlimited Attraction Pass and 3-Day Tour ticket Attractions

The following attractions are included with Unlimited Attraction Pass and 3-Day tickets only. All attractions are valid for 7 days inclusive following Big Bus Tours ticket redemption.

Dubai Night Tour

Hop on our Big Bus Dubai 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 Dubai's most famous landmarks, including Dubai Marina, Atlantis the Palm, the Burj Al Arab and the Burj Khalifa. The tour takes 2 hours 45 minutes, and is not a hop-on, hop-off tour.

  • Location and Time: Our Dubai night tour operates every night of the week. You can start the tour at the following times/stops:
TimeStop NumberStop Description
7:15pm Deira City Centre (Stop 13, Red Route) main entrance, next to taxi drop-off area
7:25pm WAFI (Stop 1, Red Route) pyramids entrance
7:45pm Dubai Mall (Stops 2, Red Route, and 14, Green Route) tourist bus drop-off area, lower ground
7:45pm Mall of the Emirates (Stops 26, Green Route, and 27, Blue Route) ground Floor - Gate 1
8:15pm Souk Madinat Jumeirah (Stops 23, Green Route, and 38, Blue Route) main entrance, left side
  • Redemption: Please present your e-voucher to a member of Big Bus staff before boarding the bus.
  • T&Cs: You can redeem your Dubai Night Tour pass up to 7 days after you redeem your Big Bus Tours Unlimited Attraction Pass or 3-day ticket e-voucher. Please note that seats are sold on a 'first come, first served' basis, so we are unable to guarantee availability.

Desert Sunset Experience

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 Big Bus Tours Unlimited Attraction Pass or 3-day ticket e-voucher. 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 the neighbouring emirate of Dubai and is the only emirate to have land on both the Arabian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. Our 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!

  • Location and Time: The Sharjah Panoramic Day Tour departs from Wafi (Stop 1, Red Route) at 10:30am every day except Fridays. The tour takes approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes.
  • Redemption: To redeem your Sharjah Tour pass, please speak to a member of Big Bus Tours staff at the Wafi kiosk (Stop 1, 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 Big Bus Tours Unlimited Attraction Pass or 3-day ticket e-voucher. Please check with a member of Big Bus staff for up-to-date daily departure timings.

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.

  • Location and Time: Marina and 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 Sharjah Tour pass up to 7 days after you redeem your Big Bus Tours Unlimited Attraction Pass or 3-day ticket e-voucher. 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 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.

  • 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 Big Bus Tours Unlimited Attraction Pass or 3-day ticket e-voucher.

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.

  • 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 Big Bus Tours Unlimited Attraction Pass or 3-day ticket e-voucher

Flamingo Lagoon Discovery

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

  • Location and Time: Tours depart at 3:00pm daily 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 Big Bus Tours Unlimited Attraction Pass or 3-day ticket e-voucher.

Dubai Walking Tours

We offer a variety of guided walking tours - unmissable if you're keen to learn more about Dubai's rich history and tradition as you explore the city.

  • Arabian Treasures: Discover the hidden treasures and mysteries of the old town on this guided walking tour, taking you through traditional souks and merchant passageways. Departs at 10:30am and 2:30pm from Stop 5: Dubai Museum. Duration is 1 hour. 
  • Downtown Discovery Walk: Explore the iconic Dubai Mall - one of the world’s largest shopping malls, and marvel at the world-famous Dubai Aquarium and Gold Souk. The walk continues through Souk Al Bahar, culminating at the magnificent Dubai Fountains. Departs at 5:00pm from Stops 2/14: The Dubai Mall.
  • Heritage Village Walking Tour: Get a glimpse of ‘pre-oil’ Dubai at the Heritage Village, one of Dubai's very first settlements established by pearl divers and fishermen. The walk will also take you through the Diving Village, Calligraphy museum and Shindagha Museum (Sheikh Saeed al Maktoum’s House), the palace where Dubai's first rulers once lived. Departs at 12:30pm and 4:30pm from Stop 7: Heritage Village.
  • Redemption: To redeem your Walking Tour pass, please speak to Big Bus Tours staff member prior to starting the tour.
  • T&Cs: You can redeem your Walking Tour pass up to 7 days after you redeem your Big Bus Tours Unlimited Attraction Pass or 3-day ticket e-voucher.