Big Bus City Tour
This is one of the best ways to see Dubai and a definite Must Do!. Big Bus double decker sightseeing tours operate in six countries around the world, with the pinnacle the City of Dubai. There is no other city comparable, with its monstrous skyscrapers, many malls and countless number of attractions to see close up in person. The views will leave your mouth open from the awe inspiring architectural achievements and natural beauty of Dubai.
The day tours are on a Hop on – Hop off basis which gives you maximum flexibility to get on or off at any time to see the things you want to see, when you want to see them; you can even split the tour over two days to further maximise your options. The other great thing with Big Bus is that their sales team who can be found at their booths at all the major malls and attractions are incredibly helpful and friendly; just tell them what you want to see and they will recommend the best tour for you all; if your not sure they will be able to advise you and give you an idea of the most popular attractions.
Audio commentary is via headphones (Supplied in the price of your ticket) and is available in a variety of 8 languages again giving you the choice to whether you take in the information as well as the sights. Even free water is provided, but just remember what goes in must come out.
There are a variety of different tours available as mentioned below, remember to take a camera with you as this trip will be a memorable one in your mind, however trying to explain it to your family and friends afterwards will be fruitless without pictures.
The Red tour takes you to a number of attractions including: The Dubai Museum, Al Fahidi Fort, The Spice Souk and Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum’s House.
The Blue tour takes you to a number of attractions including: The towering Burj Khalifa, Jumeirah Mosque, Burj Al Arab, then along the coast line where you will see close up the Palm Island and the World Islands which were constructed solely with rocks and sand and are visible from space, then off to the Atlantis hotel.
There is also available the hugely popular night tour of Dubai where you will get to visit some of best sights at night where the lights make these attractions feel like you have entered another world.
There is also available the hugely popular night tour of Dubai where you will get to visit some of best sights at night where the lights make these attractions feel like you have entered another world,. The spectacular buildings and attractions take on a different personality such as the Wafi and Raffles Hotel , Burj Khalifa, Mall of the Emirates, Atlantis The Palm Hotel, Burj Al Arab and the Maktoum Bridge.
On all of these tours, your ticket offers you the Dubai Beach Tour free of charge, also included in the price of your ticket on the relevant tours are entry to the Dubai Museum, Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum’s House and discounts at various places in Dubai.
Although the excursions may be up to 2 hours long you can get on and off as many times as you like. The running commentary of these night tours are provided “live” by a member of the tourist board.