Muscat Essential
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Hop-on, Hop-off Tours

Available on days when cruise ships are in port.

Our hop-on, hop-off bus tours are the only flexible sightseeing tours of Muscat, and give you the freedom to plan your own itinerary and explore the best of Muscat’s landmarks for as little or as long as you like.

Hop off the tour as many times as you like within the validity period of your ticket and simply hop on again when you're ready.

Please note: On days when cruise ships aren't in port, we operate 2 non-stop, panoramic night tour.

Panoramic Tours

Available on days when cruise ships are not in port.

Our panoramic tour is a non-stop, 1 hour 45 minute tour that takes you past all the most famous Muscat landmarks and attractions, including Al Alam Palace, Mirani Fort and Harbour, and Parliament. During your tour, you'll be able to enjoy insightful, entertaining pre-recorded commentary (available in 6 languages), and relax in comfort on the partially-shaded top deck of our Big Bus Tours.

Is there a commentary available in my language?

Big Bus Tours Muscat offers pre-recorded commentary in your choice of either English, Arabic, French, German, Italian & Spanish. The commentary is available through complimentary earphones that you will receive when you board the bus

How long does the tour take?

A complete circuit of the tour takes approximately 1 hour, 45 minutes

When can I use my ticket?

Within the expiry date any day.


To request a refund, get in touch by downloading the Big Bus Tours App or using the enquiry form at


See the sights of Muscat with our Essential 1-day open-top sightseeing bus tour. The Big Bus sightseeing tour is carefully designed to take you past Muscat’s greatest landmarks, from the modern Royal Opera House to the traditional Old Quarter and from Royal Palaces to boutique shopping areas. The tour will highlight the rich history of Muscat while showcasing its many attractions.

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