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Dubai City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with Free Dhow Cruise

The Dubai City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Tour is a great way to explore the amazing city of Dubai. Travelling in a state-of-the-art open top bus, the hop-on hop-off system gives you the freedom to set your own itinerary and pace while the routes cover all the main sights and sounds from towering skyscrapers and elegant malls, to spectacular mosques and inviting beaches.

Hop on a state-of-the-art open top bus and explore the amazing city of Dubai through a conveniently located network of routes.

With more than 40 stops around the city, you’ll be connected to every major sight and attraction including the Gold Souk, Dubai Mall, Dubai Creek, Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Palm Jumeirah and much more!

Plus, enjoy additional benefits with your ticket, including a 60-minute Arabian dhow cruise for Panporamic views of Dubai Creek, a free entrance ticket to Dubai Museum and a chance to explore the traditional side of Dubai on a guided walking tour.

What's more, you can spend as much time as you wish to explore, sightsee or visit attractions before boarding the next bus to continue with your tour. Buses run every thirty minutes throughout the day.

Additional inclusions: (subject to change without notice):

  • FREE Water on Board (NOT on Ramadan)
  • Free COSTA Primo hot or iced coffee
  • Dhow Cruise
  • Free admission to Dubai Museum
  • Night Tour (6pm - 10pm)
  • Dubai Aquarium, Underwater Zoo & Back of the House Tour (72 hour ticket only)
  • Queen Elizabeth 2 Heritage Tour (included with the 48 & 72 hour tickets only)
  • Free WiFi on board
  • Palm Jumeirah Cruise (72 hour cruise only)

List of routes and stops (subject to change):

  • Red Route: Take a journey back in time with this route visiting traditional souks and the Dubai Creek where trade in Dubai started. Stops include the Gold Souk, Spice Souk, Dubai Creek, Burjuman, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai Festival City and the Dubai Mall. Along the route you can also join a Dhow Cruise on Dubai Creek.
  • Blue Route: From skyscrapers to a relaxing drive along the coast, this route showcases the modern Dubai. Stops include the Dubai Mall, Etihad Museum, Jumeirah Mosque, La Mer Beach, Mercato Mall, Public Beach Umm Suqeim, Burj Al Arab, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai Police Academy Museum and Mall of the Emirates.
  • Yellow Route: Explore the Dubai marina, an artificial canal city along with Jumeirah beach Residence, Dubai’s famous leisure and retail strip along the coast. Stops include Palm Jumeirah Park Dubai Marina, The Beach @ JBR, The Walk @ JBR, Marina Promenade 1, Marina Promenade 2, Grosvenor House Dubai, Infinity Tower, Mina Seyahi and Dubai Media City.
  • Pink Route: This closed top tour allows you to connect from the Palm’s hotels to the rest of the tours. The views are incredible too with Dubai Marina on one side and the Burj Al Arab on the other. Stops include Rixos the Palm, Anantara Dubai the Palm, Waldorf Astoria, Sofitel Dubai the Palm, Atlantis the Palm, Kempinski the Palm, One and Only the Palm and the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray.

Experience Includes

  • Open dated ticket voucher that can be redeemed at any time on your holiday to Dubai
  • Enjoy multiple Hop-on Hop-off City Sightseeing routes with over 40 stops
  • Choice of 24, 48 or 72 hours ticket
  • Audio commentary on-board in 13 languages
  • Complimentary Arabian Dhow cruise
  • Brush up your knowledge on Dubai's history with a free entrance ticket to Dubai Museum
  • Complimentary Dubai Night Tour
  • Complimentary Palm Jumeirah Cruise (72 hour cruise only)
  • Added extras including complimentary water on board and Free COSTA Primo hot or iced coffee
  • Free WiFi onboard


Daily, year round.

Start times

Buses run every 20-30 minutes from 9.00am-6.00pm on the main sightseeing routes.


Tickets are valid for 24, 48, or 72 hours, depending on option purchased, from first use.

Terms & Conditions

  • You will be sent an open-dated Dubai City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Double Decker Bus Tour ticket voucher which you simply exchange at The Dubai Mall or The Mall of the Emirates.
  • Tickets are valid for 24, 48 or 72 hours depending on option chosen.
  • You can hop-on and hop-off the double decker buses as many times as you like for the duration of your ticket.
  • Times and frequency are subject to change and seasonal variations.
  • Individual free inclusions can be withdrawn at any time without notice.
  • Children are 6-11 years.
  • City Sightseeing reserves the right to cancel or modify the routes or departure times. Operating times are subject to change without notice, please check locally.
  • Complimentary Dhow Cruise runs hourly between 10.30am and 5.30pm.
  • Dubai Night Tour departs once daily at 7.00pm from Dubai Mall. A full loop takes two hours and this is not a hop-on hop-off service.
  • A 24-hour ticket is valid for 24 hours starting from the time you first hop on. For example, if you hop on at 3pm, your ticket is valid until 3pm the following day. The same principle applies for the 48 and 72 hour ticket.
  • Marina Dhow Cruise info: Please collect location map from driver.
  • Wheelchair Accessible.