• Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Duration: 1 day (approx.)
From USD $68.00

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Explore the United Arab Emirates city of Abu Dhabi at your own pace, with a 24-hour hop-on hop-off bus ticket. The air-conditioned double-decker Bus includes commentary in your choice of languages, providing background to Abu Dhabi's culture, history and modern-day architecture. With a free guided shuttle to the entertainment hub of Yas Island (Yas Island Drive) included, along with free entrance to the Sky Tower at Marina Mall; Free entry to Heritage Village, Free entry to Zayed Centre and Free entry to Etihad Antiques Museum, your hop-on hop-off ticket shows you the very best of Abu Dhabi.


  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Family friendly
The splendor of Abu Dhabi's modern architecture is breathtaking, and you'll have the best views with your hop-on hop-off tour, where you’ll sit in air-conditioned comfort on board an open-top double-decker bus. It’s the perfect way to explore the city at your own pace and see the attractions you want to see!

The Abu Dhabi hop-on hop-off tour takes in all the sights, from the seafront Corniche to the dazzling white marble of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the cultural district of Saadiyat Island to the Bedouin history of the Heritage Village.

Included with your ticket is a shuttle bus to Yas Island, located 17 miles (30 km) from central Abu Dhabi and home to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Yas Island is the city's main entertainment center, home to the Ferrari World exhibition, an indoor theme park with golf courses (own expense), and food and beverage outlets.

Also included is entry to the Sky Tower at Marina Mall, a glass viewing platform that offers wonderful views of Abu Dhabi, Corniche, Emirates Palace Hotel and the Arabian Gulf. Have free access to the Zayed Centre, Heritage Village and Etihad Antiques Museum. Enter Sky Tower for free At the Marina Mall. There are more than 250 stores, from high street to high-end fashion -- go to the cinema or have a bite at one of the numerous restaurants or cafes.

Please see Itinerary section below for a list of hop-on hop-off stops.

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Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
You may board and redeem your voucher on the bus at any of the stops throughout the city
Departure Time:
Bus departs from 9am to 5:30pm
Bus to Yas Island departs from Abu Dhabi Mall at 9:15am, 11:15am, 1:15pm, 3:15pm and 5:15pm, and stops at the major hotels on Yas Island
1 day (approx.)
Return Details:
You may disembark the bus at any of the stops throughout Abu Dhabi as often as you like during a single 24-hour period

Pricing information

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Pricing information

Big Bus Abu Dhabi Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Including Yas Island and Sky Tower

Big Bus Abu Dhabi Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Including Yas Island and Sky Tower

  • Unlimited 24 hour use during operational hours
  • Set of headphones
  • Bottled water on all buses (May to September)
  • Entrance to the Sky Tower at Marina Mall
  • Shuttle to Yas Island
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entrance fees
  • Activities on Yas Island
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 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
Operating hours are from 9:00am to 8:00pm, and the last bus departure for the City Tour (Red Route) at 5:00pm and the Yas Island Drive at 6:00pm. Bus frequency is every 30 minutes on the City Tour and every hour on the Yas Island Drive.

Abu Dhabi Hop-on Hop-off stops:

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Emirates Palace Hotel
Saadiyat Island
Iranian Market and Souk
Marina Mall
Yas Island
Central Market
Heritage Village
Abu Dhabi Mall
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Red Route stops include:
Marina Mall
Etihad Towers
Sheikh Zayed Centre
Etihad Gallery
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Eastern Mangroves
Galleria & Rose Wood
Abu Dhabi Mall
Saadiyat Island (Exhibition Centre)
Abu Dhabi Corniche
WTC Souk
Al Hosn Fort
Markaziyah Park
Public Beach
Heritage Village
Dhow Corniche Cruise

Yas Island Drive includes:
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Yas Viceroy
Yas Plaza Hotel
Yas Waterworld
Ferrari World & Yas Mall
Yas Marina Circuit
Masdar City
Voucher Info
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Local Operator Information:
Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: ARTEMIS P, November 2016

This ride helps a lot at the begining of your stay in Abu Dhabi, so you can then select the tours and places you want to visit with more time.

Reviewed by: Kelly A, July 2016

This tour was amazing!