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Big Bus Tours Abu Dhabi

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Address: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Big Bus Tours offer unique sightseeing experiences onboard traditional...

Big Bus Tours offer unique sightseeing experiences onboard traditional double-decker busses, the king of all sightseeing vehicles. With the day tour in Abu Dhabi, passengers can design their own itinerary and hop-on and hop-off at any stop of their choice. These tours offer recorded commentary in a choice of 8 languages and tickets are valid for 24 or 48 hours. The tours include a visit of Saadiyat and Yas islands.

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US$68.00*
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Big Bus Abu Dhabi Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Including Yas Island and Sky Tower
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US$108.00*
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Awesome tour to Al Ain

We had the awesome time during Al Ain tour. Our guide Caren is excellent knowledge and entertainer. Thanks Caren for fabulous tour

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Herndon, VA
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Melbourne
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We only had one day in Abu Dhabi and decided that this will be best way to see this modern city. I must say what you get for the price is really not worth it. The quality of content on the soundtrack was also quite basic and most stops were also irrelevant (most people just get off at main malls... More 

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Thank lil_ruski
BigBusToursUAE, Manager at Big Bus Tours Abu Dhabi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for taking the time to share your valuable feedback with us. We are sorry to learn that you did not enjoy the tour for the aforementioned reasons. At Big Bus Abu Dhabi we strive to provide the best sightseeing experience and showcase the top must-see landmarks; our Customer Service Representatives are fully... More 

Herndon, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had the awesome time during Al Ain tour. Our guide Caren is excellent knowledge and entertainer. Thanks Caren for fabulous tour

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Thank TIMATRIP
BigBusToursUAE, Guest Relations Manager at Big Bus Tours Abu Dhabi, responded to this review

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 More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a pretty standard bus tour. You'll be able to see some of the city from the bus, but there's not a very interesting soundtrack to listen to and the earphones they give you are terrible. I'd recommend looking at where the bus stops and just taking a taxi directly there to explore.

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BigBusToursUAE, Manager at Big Bus Tours Abu Dhabi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for taking the time to share your valuable feedback with us. We are sorry to learn that you did not enjoy the tour for the aforementioned reasons. We are in the process of upgrading the recorded commentary. At Big Bus Abu Dhabi we strive to provide the best sightseeing experience and showcase... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Deepak was our driver and he was a very good and gentle man! Great trip with him!!! We enjoy a lot!!!

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BigBusToursUAE, Guest Relations Manager at Big Bus Tours Abu Dhabi, responded to this review

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... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There were twenty hours before my next flight to Toronto, so I decided to get out of the airport and explore the city. And on the plane, the passengers sitting next to me were suggesting to get a bigbus ticket, in order to save money and save time. In fact, it does work out well! My drive Deepak was very... More 

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BigBusToursUAE, Guest Relations Manager at Big Bus Tours Abu Dhabi, responded to this review

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 More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am dissapointed with Big Bus Tours! I purchased a two Day Ticket, pay $66.80 16th December. I was going to use it for my two day stay 17th and 18th December in Abu Dhabi. A few attractions were included, such us:Dhow Cruise, Yas Island Drive, Etihad Antiques Musemum..I was going to see all this on my second day,18th December.... More 

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BigBusToursUAE, Manager at Big Bus Tours Abu Dhabi, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write to us. We are sorry to learn of the unfortunate situation. At Big Bus Abu Dhabi we strive to provide the best customer service experience to our passengers. Kindly share your ticket details on infouae@bigbustours.com to look into this matter as we have not received an email on this... More 

Zurich Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

2 circuits. One downtown taking about 2 1/2 hours and connecting to one in Yas island which take about 2 hours. All in all lots of not interesting stops (hotels, malls, beach, corniche) all you could easily do with a taxi as the fare are not very expensive. Plus tremendous time lost as on Yas Island the bus comes only... More 

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BigBusToursUAE, Manager at Big Bus Tours Abu Dhabi, responded to this review

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 for the aforementioned reasons. At Big Bus Abu Dhabi we strive to provide the best customer service experience to our passengers. Kindly feel free to share with us further details and/or suggestions on... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really very organized journey. I go with mom. She was expecting an unforgetable experience. She got it.!We were assisted by Anafe and Deepak at the grand mosque point. Also want to thanked Delphine that was amazing organising our tour in Dubai and the connections in abu dhabi.

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BigBusToursUAE, Guest Relations Manager at Big Bus Tours Abu Dhabi, responded to this review

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 More 

Chesapeake, Virginia
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have taken many other tours of this nature in other cities, and I found this one to be lacking. The narration was taped and inconsistent on the red line. The sights on the red line were good, I would have loved a little more detail. The green line had no narration, "just sightseeing." I would skip the green line... More 

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BigBusToursUAE, Manager at Big Bus Tours Abu Dhabi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable feedback with us, which will be taken into account. We are sorry to learn that you did not enjoy the tour for the aforementioned reasons. In the meantime, we are in the process of upgrading the recorded commentary to make it more interactive. At Big Bus Abu Dhabi... More 

Alberta, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day on the big bus. There was no headphone commentary on the Yas Island part of the drive, but my late afternoon driver, Deepak, saved the day by adding some commentary on the way back to Yas Island from the Sheikh Zayed Mosque. It always makes the drive more interesting. Deepak also saved my day by handing me a... More 

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BigBusToursUAE, Guest Relations Manager at Big Bus Tours Abu Dhabi, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed the Big Bus Hop-on Hop-Off tour and thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. Indeed, the Big Bus ticket includes many free extras and we are happy you were able to take advantage of them to complete your sightseeing experience! We look forward to welcoming you again on board Big Bus Tours,... More 

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