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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 50-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 the buses
  • 2-4-1 on Costa Coffee at selected Costa outlets
  • 50-minute Dubai Creek cruise in a traditional Arabian Dhow
  • Free admission to Dubai Museum
  • City of Lights Night Tour
  • Dubai Walking Tour (seasonal)
  • Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo (3-Day and 7-Day ticket only)
  • 1-hour Palm Jumeirah cruise (3-Day and 7-Day ticket only)
  • 1 ride on the Flying Cup on the Beach (7-Day Ticket only)
  • 1-hour canal tour (7-Day Ticket only)
  • Entrance ticket to Global Village (November 2018 - April 2019)

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 around Dubai
  • Choice of 1-Day, 3-Day or 7-Day ticket
  • Audio commentary on-board in 13 languages
  • Complimentary 50-min Arabian Dhow cruise
  • Brush up your knowledge on Dubai's history with a free entrance ticket to Dubai Museum
  • Explore the traditional side of Dubai on a guided walking tour
  • Added extras including complimentary water on board and 2-for-1 on Costa Coffee at selected Costa outlets
  • City of Lights Night Tour
  • FREE admission to Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo (3 Day and 7 Day Ticket only)
  • Complimentary 60-min Palm Jumeirah cruise (3 Day and 7 Day Ticket only)
  • 1 ride on the Flying Cup on The Beach (7 Day Ticket only)
  • 1-hour canal tour (7-Day Ticket only)


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 1, 3, or 7 days, 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 present at one of the City Sightseeing stops to join the tour and receive your informative guidebook.
  • Tickets are valid for 1, 3 or 7 consecutive days depending on option chosen.
  • Tickets are activated when you join the tour and must be used within consecutive days. Thus, a 3-day ticket activated on a Monday will expire by the end of Wednesday.
  • 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.
  • Complimentary Dhow Cruise runs hourly between 10.30am and 5.30pm.
  • Canal tour available on the 7-Day Ticket leaves at 11.00am, 1.00pm, 3.00pm and 5.00pm.