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Big Bus Tours Muscat

#17 of 222 Tours in Muscat
Muscat, Oman
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About Big Bus Tours Muscat
Big Bus Tours Muscat is a hop-on / hop-off tour starting at the historic Muttrah Souk. The sightseeing tour will take you past all the sights from the Royal Opera House to the Sultan’s Palace, and through terrain as diverse as the mountain pass, Marina and Qurum Beach. A fun and informative recorded commentary is available in a choice of 6 languages, featuring fascinating tales from Muscat’s colourful history, information on the ways and workings of the modern-day city.
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Discover the delights of Muscat with ease on this Big Bus hop-on hop-off tour. With your 1- or 2-day ticket, explore the city at your own pace aboard an open-top, double-decker bus. Enjoy 360-degree views of the sights as you hear the entertaining onboard audio commentary, and hop on and off at any of the stops as you please. See top Muscat attractions such as beautiful Muttrah Corniche and the Royal Opera House; hop off to enjoy Muttrah Souk; admire the picturesque forts of Muscat Old Quarter, and much more.
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tour Muscat with bader wrote a review Mar 2020
Muscat, Oman27 contributions2 helpful votes
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Hop on hop of a very expensive with out any reason but you can contact Bader. Hi is Omani taxi driver and tour guide in Oman and he is very helpful person. He drive more points than Hop on Hop of to contact him just adding his phone number and whatsup 0096892330281
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Dominika wrote a review Mar 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates1 contribution
First of all very overpriced for the service offered. Most of the places where the bus stop are not interesting from the tourists' point of view at all, consequently it does not stop in the fairly more visited spots. The timetable has been changing as they pleased the day I've bought the ticket, so I needed to check location of the buses online, which does not update very often. Nobody to ask about the service on the stops except the stop number 1. I took the lesson from this, I will be doing much more research about buses for tourists like these in the future and hopefully make a wiser choice.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Ronald H wrote a review Mar 2020
Naples, Florida68 contributions43 helpful votes
My wife and I took the Big Bus Muscat Hop-On Hop-Off tour from a cruise ship. The City is beautiful and very clean. For the first hour the bus ranges from the city through a mountain pass to some beautiful beaches and natural mangroves. The second hour includes stops at the Parliament, marina views, Al Alam Palace and after driving through Old Muscat, ends at the Mutrah Souq, an interesting bazaar. It was a worth while way to get a feel for a city rich in old Arabian charm.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Colin R wrote a review Mar 2020
Norwich, United Kingdom287 contributions86 helpful votes
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We took this bus whilst on a stop on a cruise ship. The very useful thing about this is that the bus comes to the cruise terminal and as there is only one route so once you are on you can stay on the bus. Muscat is very spread out with lots of mountains / uninhabited areas so this trip enables you to reach the furthest most points. But beware the bus does take you to the beach area of Al Qurum, but it does not stop there. Its just to show you the sights. In fact the number of stops are quite small but you do see a lot of Muscat and it does stop at the important places so you can get off and explore. Plus its worth getting off along the corniche and walk back into the centre. In the centre it is quite busy but not over the top with a very traditional souk full of bustle and activity and lots of places for coffee and to eat. The complete trip without getting off is approximately two hours and of course the excellent audio commentary is always there to keep you informed of places and landmarks.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from BigBusDubai, Guest Relations Manager at Big Bus Tours Muscat
Responded 3 Mar 2020
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
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Jon H wrote a review Feb 2020
Manchester103 contributions62 helpful votes
This is a great way to see Muscat and the commentary available on board is very helpful.. but value money it isn't... at around 30 Rials (£60) per person, it's one of the dearest bus rides I've ever taken. Not one I'd recommend unfortunately.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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