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Big Bus Abu Dhabi Hop-On Hop-Off Tour provided by Big Bus Tours Abu Dhabi

Big Bus Abu Dhabi Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Big Bus Abu Dhabi Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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Tour snapshot
Explore Abu Dhabi with ease with a 24-hour Big Bus hop-on hop-off pass
Duration:
2h
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Wheelchair accessible
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    2h
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Exploring Abu Dhabi alone usually means transferring between taxis and buses in the hot sun. View the city’s sights easily and in cool comfort with this 24-hour Big Bus hop-on hop-off ticket. Settle in on the open-air or air-conditioned deck, enjoy the audio commentary, and hop off at several stops to explore. Plus, enjoy numerous free extras and upgrade to a 2- or 5-day pass to extend your sightseeing.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
German, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, English, Italian, Chinese, French, Spanish
Highlights
  • Sightsee how you want: Use the stops and optional extras as you wish
  • View sights such as the Grand Mosque and hear about them via onboard audio
  • Upgrade to a 2- or 5-day pass for more sightseeing
What to expect
  • Book your required ticket and set off to explore Abu Dhabi on the hop-on hop-off Big Bus double-decker. Your ticket is valid from the time of first use and entitles you to numerous complimentary extras. Board the open-top bus and stay aboard to enjoy the views along the full routes, or use any of the stops to explore on foot. Either way, learn about the sights from the onboard commentary, available in various languages. Stay aboard to admire the skyscraper-lined Corniche, disembark to explore the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, or hop out to shop at the Dubai Marina Mall—the choice is yours. Upgrade to a 2- or 5-day ticket to include exciting extras like an evening tour and a tour of Al Ain. Buses run at regular intervals so it’s easy to resume your sightseeing from wherever you left off. See the Itinerary for a full list of stops and benefits.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
German, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, English, Italian, Chinese, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • Sightsee how you want: Use the stops and optional extras as you wish
  • View sights such as the Grand Mosque and hear about them via onboard audio
  • Upgrade to a 2- or 5-day pass for more sightseeing
What to expect
  • Book your required ticket and set off to explore Abu Dhabi on the hop-on hop-off Big Bus double-decker. Your ticket is valid from the time of first use and entitles you to numerous complimentary extras. Board the open-top bus and stay aboard to enjoy the views along the full routes, or use any of the stops to explore on foot. Either way, learn about the sights from the onboard commentary, available in various languages. Stay aboard to admire the skyscraper-lined Corniche, disembark to explore the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, or hop out to shop at the Dubai Marina Mall—the choice is yours. Upgrade to a 2- or 5-day ticket to include exciting extras like an evening tour and a tour of Al Ain. Buses run at regular intervals so it’s easy to resume your sightseeing from wherever you left off. See the Itinerary for a full list of stops and benefits.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 2624ABUDHABIHOP
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Commentary in: English, Arabic, French, Italian, Russian, German, Spanish & Mandarin
  • 1 Red Route - City Tour with up to 14 stops to Hop on Hop off
  • Tours Depart every 60 Minutes
  • Air-conditioned buses.
  • A shuttle to Sheikh Zayed Mosque 3 times a day included with Premium and Deluxe
  • Presidential Palace
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Activities on Yas Island
Duration
2h
Departure details
  • Location Name: You may board and redeem your voucher on the bus at any of the stops throughout the city Endereço: 8 Park Plaza, 1st floor, City Place Food Court at the Massachusetts Transportation Building Return Location: You may disembark the bus at any of the stops throughout Abu Dhabi
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Mobile Vouchers accepted
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • There is a strict dress code to enter the Mosque, women must wear loose long trousers, long sleeves and a head scarf. Men must cover their shoulders and knees. You will be refused entry if you do not comply to the dress code
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
Inclusions
  • Commentary in: English, Arabic, French, Italian, Russian, German, Spanish & Mandarin
  • 1 Red Route - City Tour with up to 14 stops to Hop on Hop off
  • Tours Depart every 60 Minutes
  • Air-conditioned buses.
  • A shuttle to Sheikh Zayed Mosque 3 times a day included with Premium and Deluxe
  • Presidential Palace
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Activities on Yas Island
Departure details
  • Location Name: You may board and redeem your voucher on the bus at any of the stops throughout the city Endereço: 8 Park Plaza, 1st floor, City Place Food Court at the Massachusetts Transportation Building Return Location: You may disembark the bus at any of the stops throughout Abu Dhabi
Duration
2h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Mobile Vouchers accepted
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • There is a strict dress code to enter the Mosque, women must wear loose long trousers, long sleeves and a head scarf. Men must cover their shoulders and knees. You will be refused entry if you do not comply to the dress code
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 2 Dec 2021
A note from Big Bus Abu Dhabi Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Customers are advised to download the Big Bus app to find out more about our new health and safety measures and for real-time bus tracking information. Alternatively please visit the Big Bus website.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
What you can expect during your visit
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
Popular mentions

4.5
437 reviews
Excellent
297
Very good
65
Average
37
Poor
21
Terrible
17

Barbara R
Manchester, United Kingdom9 contributions
Dec 2021
Cant actually give it O stars!
Appalling - this does nOT exist as a hop on hop off tour, nor does the route we paid for exist or the frequency of every hour.
Basically- we paid (LOT- £108 for 2) for a non existant hop on hop off tour for use over a full day.
Complained to on the ground staff- no resolution.
Complained to Viator- person on phone agreed full refund- Abu Dhabi staff refused. Viators most wonderful 'customer care' team also refused - basically you went on the tour so no refund.

HOW could we know the tour was NOT hop on hop off if THEY failed to inform us - UNTIL we got on?

NO evidence of ANY covid safety considerations by Red bus staff.

Spolit our holiday of a lifetime.

APPALLING 'customer care' do NOT use- the more people fail to book with viator and trip advisor the more their income affected.
Clearly not heard of the saying 'the customer is always right'. Clearly they are unaware that they customers are actually paying their wages!

Will continue to share share share.
Written 7 January 2022
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are sorry to learn that you did not enjoy the tour on your last experience for the mentioned reasons. Our Abu Dhabi tour is a hop on hop off tour and not a panoramic tour. The tour highlights 14 stops including Abu Dhabi Mall, the corniche, heritage village, public beach, Founder's Memorial, Emirates Palace and the Presidential Palace to name a few. Kindly reach out to us in order to discuss this specific situation and get further clarification. We look forward to welcome you once again on board the Big Bus Tours. Best wishes
Written 14 January 2022
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

MR Vacationist
London, UK20 contributions
Jun 2020
Best mode of transportation to get around, much cheaper than going by taxi. Covers a lot of places, Almost all the best places like Yas Island, Sheik Zayed Mosque, Marina Mall are covered. Great offers available. Start point is at Marina Mall.

Re-reviewed as the previous review had so many incorrect autocorrects.
Original review 28 July 2018
Written 26 February 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Zak
Cheltenham, UK50 contributions
Similar to my other review of the Dubai bus tour. Abu Dhabi is similar, again if you’re less mobile but want to see places. This is the best way to do it. You not only get to see the sights but also a nice tan whilst you’re at it (remember the sun cream)
Written 23 April 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Jason P
Stoke-on-Trent, UK5 contributions
Mar 2020 • Friends
We arrived in Dubai on a cruise having missed Abu Dhabi due to port closures. I thought it would be a simple process to go to the BB desk and exchange my tickets to dubai ones, especially as the Abu Dhabi tickets were more expensive! NO I was flatly refused and spoken to rudely, even the supervisor said he couldn't do anything at all. To add insult emailing customer service on my return home they suddenly then offer to exchange the tickets to use in the future, now I'm no longer in the country! And refuse any refund at all. I have used this company before in other countries, some tours good, some not so good depending on the bus guide/commentary. But due to this poor customer service I will not be using them again in the future.
Written 22 March 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

randlesque
Shropshire, UK16 contributions
Mar 2020
Brilliant, there are two lines, Green and Red, the Green line ran from our hotel (Eastern Mangroves) which was great but either way both buses go to Abu Dhabi Mall so you can hope off one and on to the other. They are usually on time and you get to see all of the amazing attractions including the palace and the mosque. You can simply stay on for the full journey or hop on and off as you wish. There is always a rep at the stop at the mall and she will give you a map and explain things brilliantly, the one we saw was Pam. the drivers are all lovely and very helpful too. We booked our tickets online as there is a saving of about 20%, the 5 day ticket includes the night tour and Al Ain full day tour. Then night tour is a combination of the two day tours but at night obviously, its nice to see everything lit up but its a bit repetitive with the commentary (via headphones that you are supplied) Al Ain was worth seeing but it was a long day for what it was. I will write a review on that attraction separately. Either way we found the 5 day ticket the most value (although only staying for 4 days) and its the only one that include the night and the Al Ain tours. PS they have an app which shows how far the bus is away from the stop, the routes etc, its all very useful, don't be afraid to go.
Written 19 March 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Bellefast
Belfast, UK165 contributions
Feb 2020
This tour gives you plenty of options as to how to get the most out of your visit to Abu Dhabi. Had 3 days in the city with some prior plans. We met Charlotte at Marina mall & on discussion with her she advised the most suitable ticket for us. I was most impressed that her choice had more to do with our wants & wishes rather than a hard sell for a higher commission. Headphones are good & whilst some information was repeated on different tours it was most welcome as there is a lot to learn about AD.
Written 2 March 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Thank you for sharing your positive feedback with us! We are glad you enjoyed your sightseeing experience with us on board Big Bus Tours. We have forwarded your kind comments to our Customer Service team. At Big Bus Tours, we thrive to offer an excellent Customer Service and nothing makes us happier than when our customers are happy! We look forward to welcoming you again soon on board Big Bus Tours, Kind regards BIG BUS CUSTOMER SERVICE
Written 4 March 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Colin R
Norwich, UK287 contributions
Feb 2020
Whilst in Abu Dhabi on a cruise stop over we had an extra day due to a cancelled stop at Yas Island. So we took this bus. It was great especially as it came to the cruise terminal and collected us. We were returned to the city centre where we could chose which route we wanted. We wanted the red route. Now this does not include the Louvre or Grand Mosque as we had visited here the previous day. But it does take you right around the main city and out to the beach and marina area plus the Presidential palace. Because of the flexibility of getting on and off it allows you to see some of the places and sights up close. Also with the free audio information all along the route it makes it interesting and informative too.
Written 2 March 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Thank you for sharing your positive feedback with us! We are glad you enjoyed your sightseeing experience with us on board Big Bus Tours and have forwarded your kind comments to our Customer Service team. We have noted your other comments which have been forwarded to our Operations & Fleet management teams. We appreciate you highlighting these points as they help us improve our product and services. We look forward to welcoming you again soon on board Big Bus Tours, Kind regards BIG BUS CUSTOMER SERVICE
Written 4 March 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

John G
Brisbane, Australia3 contributions
Feb 2020
Bought online before we left Australia. Bought two day pass and saw main attractions and more as you travel around in the bus. The onboard commentary gives you history and interesting information. Easy to navigate and friendly staff.
Written 29 February 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Thank you for your positive feedback, it means a lot to us. We are glad you enjoyed your sightseeing experience with us and we hope to welcome you again soon on board Big Bus Tours! Kind regards BIG BUS CUSTOMER SERVICE
Written 4 March 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Mukarram Majid
Lahore, Pakistan2 contributions
Feb 2020 • Couples
It was my first time in Abu Dhabi and to be honest I wasn't sure which places were worth visiting but my guide Dianne from big bus staff was really helpful and told me about the Big bus big city pass which includes a lot of entry passes for many attractions not only for Abu Dhabi but for Dubai as well. For me its was money well spent as I visited all major attractions in Abu Dhabi and Dubai include whole day Al Ain tour which cover whole UAE's history. Night tour of both Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Written 28 February 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Thank you for your positive feedback, it means a lot to us. We are glad you enjoyed your sightseeing experience with us and we hope to welcome you again soon on board Big Bus Tours! Kind regards BIG BUS CUSTOMER SERVICE
Written 1 March 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Sam & Jason L
172 contributions
Feb 2020 • Family
We booked this online before going, highly recommend as it’s much more expensive to buy on the day and the pass is valid for 6 months and is activated on first day of use for the number of days purchased. We were a family of 4, (8&3yr olds) They’re not allowed to put up the bus stop signs so take note where it stops/collects! Free headphones, good amount of information about the sights. Stops at all the places you would need and want it to! We brought a 2 day pass but only used 1 day, it was plenty for our mini getaway. Excellent way of seeing Abu Dhabi.
Written 23 February 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear Customer Thank you for your positive feedback, it means a lot to us. We are glad you enjoyed your sightseeing experience with us and we hope to welcome you again soon on board Big Bus Tours! Kind regards BIG BUS CUSTOMER SERVICE
Written 26 February 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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By: Big Bus Tours Abu Dhabi
meronash
meronash
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Love it
I always use big bus in every place i go.. it is covering most areas and its stations are always near popular place
moh8816
moh8816
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Enjoyed
It was nice experience the weather did not help but the tour and sightseeing was mesmerising. They can include some
Sumayyah
Sumayyah
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Not value for money - time consumig
Lovely staff. Great connections and you will see all of Abu Dhabi. The only down side is you are driving all arou
sealion31
sealion31
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Friendly Staff
The Bus ride was very nice...in my first bus (red line)..i did not have wifi as advertises..but in the green one...
graham c
graham c
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Impressive
If you want to see as much of Abu Dhabi in a very short time then this is it . Not cheap but well worth the money .
cathyyang
cathyyang
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great value if you book the 5 day option
Bought ticket on line with a 25% discount. The 5 day tour included a night tour and also a trip to Al Ain. I miss
Martin H
Martin H
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Be careful of pricing
We visited by Cruise ship and had paid for our tickets onboard for Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Once at the bus terminus th
roseintheeast
roseintheeast
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The Robles do the Big Bus tour of Abu Dhabi
This is an amazing way to see the sights of Abu Dhabi. We picked up the bus at Marina mall and spent the day seeing
melissanE3268ZO
melissanE3268ZO
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Perfect tour
We loved our tour. It's so beneficial to reserve it. One bus going everywhere to see the city. No hard work. Thanks
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I5544VIstacyf
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Long wait
It's very nice idea to book this big bus for the city tour. But need to wait for long time to move from one place t
donaldmU8908CM
donaldmU8908CM
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Hop off Hop on
We made a very great deal with this Big Bus Tour. Easy hop off and easy hop on. Great idea to see a city without sp
shundaev0970
shundaev0970
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Amazing
This is one of the most amazing tours that we had in Abu Dhabi! I highly recommend this to everyone who's just vis
ikulagins
ikulagins
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Very good experience
Travelled with a 3Y old kid. Booked a Deluxe ticket for adults, kid goes for free. But deluxe ticket includes: 1) a
txde
txde
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Very efficient
Ver efficient way of transportation including some really interesting facts. We had a ticket for several days and u
Explorer09904282230
Explorer09904282230
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Al Ain + Abu Dhabi night tour
We had a very intensive day at Al Ain. Visited a Oasis,Al Qattara art gallery,Al Jahili fort,Hili fort,Qasr Al Muwa
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