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Big Bus Abu Dhabi: Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

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    • Adult (16+)
    • Child (5-15)
    • Infant (0-4)
from US$ 77.00 US$ 69.30 per person pp
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Key Highlights

  • Explore the vibrant city of Abu Dhabi on a fun and flexible hop-on, hop-off bus tour
  • Hop on and off at any of the 20 stops and enjoy sightseeing at your own pace
  • Choose from 3 hop-on, hop-off ticket options and explore for 1, 2 or 5 days
  • See attractions like Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Emirates Palace, Etihad Towers, Heritage Village, Corniche & more!
  • Enjoy a free Dhow cruise along the Corniche and an exclusive rewards booklet with all tickets
  • Upgrade to a Deluxe ticket to enjoy a Night Tour, Yas Island cruise and an Al Ain tour as well
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!
  • Overview

    At first Abu Dhabi may seem quite sedate but take a tour around the city with its high rise buildings, multi-lane highways, colossal malls and pristine beaches, and it will turn out to be one of the most dramatic cities in the world. The Big Bus Abu Dhabi Hop-On, Hop-Off Day Tour makes sure that you get to explore the top attractions of the city, be it the grand Marina Mall, the pompous Emirates Palace Hotel or the opulent Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque or the traditional Iranian Market. In addition, enjoy a FREE Dhow Cruise ride where you can see the beautiful skyline of Abu Dhabi while relaxing on a cruise.

    Choose from three ticket options – Classic, Premium and Deluxe, and leave the open-top buses as many times as you want within the three validity options – 1, 2 and 3-day. On the open-topped double decker bus, audio-commentary is offered in multiple languages. The bus follows two interlinked routes: Red route (City Tour) and Green route (Yas Tour), covering the following major Abu Dhabi attractions. 

    Classic Ticket:

    • One day Hop On, Hop Off Bus tour
    • FREE Dhow Cruise along the Corniche and a Rewards Voucher Booklet featuring some amazing discounts

    Premium Ticket:

    • Two day Hop On, Hop Off Bus tour
    • FREE Dhow Cruise along the Corniche and a Rewards Voucher Booklet featuring some amazing discounts

    Deluxe Ticket:

    • Five day Hop On, Hop Off Bus tour
    • FREE  Dhow Cruise along the Corniche, YAS Island Yacht Cruise, Night Tour, a Day Tour of Al Ain and a Rewards Voucher Booklet featuring some amazing discounts

    Click Here for MORE DETAILS on the INCLUSIONS


    • Sheikh Zayed Mosque
    • Emirates Palace
    • Etihad Towers
    • Heritage Village
    • Ferrari World
    • F1 Marina Circuit
    • Yas Waterworld
    • Abu Dhabi Corniche
    • Marina Mall
    • Louvre Museum
    • World Trade Center Souk

    Click Here for the FULL ROUTE MAP and TIMINGS

    About the Supplier: One of the largest operators of open-top sightseeing bus tours, Big Bus Tours have been fuelling the spirit of adventure in over 20 cities across four continents.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    Your hop-on, hop-off ticket is valid for 1, 2 or 3 days (as per option chosen)

    Start time

    Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour: 8:50am - 6:40pm, depending on the route
    Frequency: Every 30 - 40 minutes
    Full Loop:
    1 hour 30-40 minutes, depending on the route 

    Dhow Cruise: 10:30am // 11:30am // 3:30pm // 4:30pm

    Meeting Point

    Hop-on, Hop-off Bus: You can hop on at any of the stops
    No need to redeem. Just show your voucher to the bus driver at any of the stops. 

    Dhow Cruise: Make your way to Marina Mall

    Ending Point

    Hop On Hop Off Bus: You can hop off at any of the stops

    Dhow Cruise: Same as the start point.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour - 1, 2 or 5 days
    • Personal recorded commentary is offered in your choice of 8 languages: English, Mandarin, Arabic, Russian, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
    • Rewards Voucher Booklet
    • Capital Corniche Dhow Cruise
    • Night Tour, Al Ain Day Tour and Yas Island Cruise - with Deluxe tickets
    • FREE WiFi on board


    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Entrance fee to the attractions
  • Please note

    Voucher Information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

    The voucher is valid for 6 months from the date of purchase. Your Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket is valid for 1, 2 or 3 days (as per option chosen) from first use.

    Children under the age of 5 may travel free of charge as long as they are accompanied by a dedicated adult (1 adult to 1 child).

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  • Customer Reviews
    • Well worth the visit

      Nice, but long, scenic trip from Perth to Pinnacles; perhaps some music or video on the ride would have been nice. Little bit more extra time at wildlife park would have been...

      MR JOHN A PODREKA, Australia
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      Kathy Rodman, United States