Free Extras

Big Bus Tours Dubai tickets come with a great variety of inclusions. You'll get a free Night Tour, Dhow Cruise, walking tours and museum entry with all tickets, and entry to some of Dubai's top attractions with our Premium and Deluxe tickets.

Dubai Creek Arabian Dhow Cruise

Included with all tickets.

Explore Dubai's fascinating blend of tradition and innovation on a traditional Arabian dhow boat. This 1-hour cruise takes you along Dubai creek towards Al Fahidi Fort and the Arabian gulf, showcasing unique views of the city's historic sea merchant trading ports. Sit back on the sun-drenched deck and take it all in, with entertaining and informative commentary. Refreshments can be purchased on-board from the crew. Dhow cruises depart every hour between 10:30am and 5:30pm from Deira Old Souq Stration. Please contact us for further information.

Dubai Night Tour

Included with all tickets.

Hop on our Big Bus Dubai Panoramic Night Tour, offering stunning evening views of the city under the stars. Our Night Tour features an entertaining and informative commentary in 12 languages, showcasing fantastic views of Dubai's most famous landmarks, including Dubai Marina, Atlantis the Palm, the Burj Al Arab and the Burj Khalifa. Our Dubai night tour operates every night of the week and takes 2 hours, 45 minutes. Note that the tour is not a hop-on, hop-off tour, and seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. You can start the tour at the following times/stops:

Departure TimeStopLocation
7:15pm Deira City Centre (Stop 11, Red Route) main entrance, next to taxi drop-off area
7:30pm Dubai Mall (Stops 1, Red Route, and 12, Green Route) tourist bus drop-off area, lower ground
7:45pm Mall of the Emirates (Stops 16, Green Route, and 17, Blue Route) ground Floor - Gate 1
8:00pm Souk Madinat Jumeirah (Stop 15, Green Route) main entrance, left side

Dubai Walking Tours

We offer a variety of guided walking tours between October and April - unmissable if you're keen to learn more about Dubai's rich history and tradition.

  • Al Fahidi Historical District Trek (1 hour): Visit Dubai's old quarter to explore the Bastakiya, see the old city wall ruins, enjoy entry to museums, and visit Al Fahidi fort - dating back to 1787, it's the oldest building in Dubai. Departs daily at 2:00pm from Dubai Museum.
  • Arabian Treasures Walking Tour (1 hour): Discover the hidden treasures and mysteries of the old town's on this guided walking tour, taking you through traditional souks and merchant passageways. Departs daily at 3:00pm from Dubai Museum.
  • Downtown Discovery Walk (1 hour): 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 daily at 6:00pm from Dubai Mall.
  • Heritage Village Walking Tour (1 hour): 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 daily at 5:00pm from Dubai Heritage Village.
  • Khan Murjan Walking Tour (1 hour): Explore the authentic splendor of a 14th century-style souk in the heart of Dubai's modern WAFI mall. Inspired by an infamous ancient subterranean souk in Baghdad, Khan Murjan draws its influences from all four corners of the Arab world, blending Egyptian, Syrian, Turkish and Moroccan architectural styles in its impressive decor. Included with Deluxe Tickets only.

Museum Collection

Included with all tickets.

You'll enjoy complimentary access to 7 different museums with your Big Bus Dubai ticket, including Dubai Museum, Shindagha Museum, the Coin Museum, the Heritage House Museum, Al Ahmadiya School Museum, Poet Al-Oqaili Museum and the Municipality Museum. Please contact us for further information.

Desert Sunset Adventure

Included with Deluxe Tickets only.

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 welcome drink as the sun sets, and interact with camels, falcons and horses, or take the opportunity to have a temporary henna tattoo applied. Tours depart daily and are designed to coincide with sunset, so please contact us for up-to-date scheduling information, or to reserve your seat in advance. Note that the tour 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

Included with Premium and Deluxe Tickets only.

Known as the 'Pearl of the Gulf', Sharjah is the neighbouring emirate of Dubai, with land on both the Arabian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. Our half-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. Tours depart at 10:30am every day except Friday. Please contact us for further information, or to reserve your seat in advance.

Marina & Island Lagoon Boat Cruise

Included with Premium and Deluxe Tickets only.

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 relaxing 1-hour cruise. Refreshments can be purchased on-board from the crew. Cruises depart Pier 7 every hour between 10:00am - 4:00pm. Please contact us for further information.

Palm Island Drive

Included with Deluxe Tickets only.

Hop on our Big Bus Palm Island Drive Tour for panoramic views of Palm Jumeirah's unique crescent. Take in 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. Tours depart daily from Atlantis the Palm at 5:00pm. Please contact us for further information.

Flamingo Lagoon Discovery

Included with Deluxe Tickets only.

Discover wild flamingos, natural mangroves, a creek lagoon and see Sheikh Mohammed's Royal Palace on this special 1-hour Dubai wildlife sanctuary excursion. Tours depart at 9:00am on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Please contact us for further information.

Al Ain Explorer

Included with Deluxe Tickets only.

Take a journey to the historical interior city of Al Ain. Visit forts, palaces, museums and an ancient tomb, and discover a traditional desert oasis with natural springs and palm groves. Tours operate on Tuesdays and Saturdays, departing from Abu Dhabi's Marina Mall at 7:30am, and returning there at 7:00pm. Please contact us for further information or to reserve your seat.

The Meydan Journey

Included with Deluxe Tickets only.

Explore the future in Meydan, a new city development built around international horseracing, camel racing and falconry. Meydan is designed to be a beacon of sustainable, environmentally responsible and luxurious living, with the 711m tall Dubai One Tower, Meydan One Mall, a five-star hotel, a civic plaza with dancing water fountains, an indoor sports facility, a 4km canal and a marina. This 1-hour tour departs at 9:00am, Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Please contact us for further information or to reserve your seat.