About The Big Bus Miami Sightseeing Tour:
The Big Bus Miami hop-on hop-off bus tour is the easiest way to get around this famous city of Latin American culture. Discover numerous locations throughout the mainland districts and Miami Beach while enjoying entertaining commentary from their professional onboard guides.
Tickets are valid for 1-2 consecutive days, affording you plenty of time to disembark and explore at your own pace. When you're ready to join the tour again simply await the arrival of the next bus at any one of their designated stops. This sightseeing bus tour is perfect for everyone, from the first time visitor to the seasoned local on a staycation.
Big Bus Miami Tour Map:
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Ticket Usage Instructions:
Print off the ticket voucher you receive from this site and present it to a member of the Big Bus Miami tour staff at any stop (see map above).
Standard 1-2 Day Tickets:
- Access to all 3 loops: City, South Beach and Uptown.
- Admission to the Art Deco Museum.
- Free Little Havana walking tour.
- Free pizza slice at Spartico Trattoria.
- Free Asian bubble tea at Sriracha House.
- Free Congri Fritter at Ball & Chain.
Bus + Boat Tickets:
- All inclusions stated above + 90 minute Biscayne Bay cruise.
Bus + Miccosukee Experience:
- All Standard Ticket inclusions.
- Admission to the Miccosukee History Museum.
- Visit to a Miccosukee Indian camp.
- Live demonstrations and displays of traditional Miccosukee arts.
- Free Wi-Fi on transfers.
- Airboat through the 'River of Grass'.
- Alligator hunting techniques show.
- Complimentary picture with a baby alligator.
Big Bus Miami Tour Routes:
The Big Bus Miami tour boasts 3 sightseeing routes and over 30 unique hop-on hop-off stops. See below for a brief description of each route:
Blue 'South Beach' Loop | What You'll See:
This loop contains 12 hop-on hop-off stops throughout the picturesque Miami Beach area. Depart the Big Bus station outside Bayfront Park and admire the aquatic vistas of Biscayne Bay from a panoramic open-top deck as you cross the MacArthur Causeway. When you reach the island you'll be taken on a journey around all of its highlight locations, an itinerary which includes: Washington Avenue, Collins Avenue and Ocean Drive.
Red 'City' Loop | What You'll See:
This route is where you will encounter some of Miami's most iconic landmarks and culture districts. After passing through the towering Downtown business centre your bus will take you to Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Little Havana and more. The Venetian Pool, Freedom Tower and Vizcaya Museum all feature prominently on this route and each one sits within easy walking distance of the various hop-on hop-off stops.
Green 'Uptown' Loop | What You'll See:
This route is perfect for anyone wanting to get an intimate feel for Miami's culture and history. On your way around Wyndwood, Midtown, Overtown and the Historic Downtown area, you'll encounter a staggering variety of museums, art galleries and shopping outlets.
Biscayne Bay Sightseeing Cruise:
During your journey along Miami's glistening waterfront you'll sail past the opulent shoreline properties of Millionaires Row, one of many sights which offer a glimpse into the lifestyle of Miami’s rich and famous. You can combine your cruise with either a 1 day or 2 day ticket.
The yachts set out from stop 1 (Bayfront Park- 301 North Biscayne Boulevard) everyday starting 10:30, then hourly from 11:00 until 18:00. Each cruise lasts around 90 minutes.
Free Little Havana Walking Tour:
This treat is included with every ticket type. Hop-off at stop 8 on the City Loop and venture into the heart of Little Havana with your professional Big Bus guide. You'll hear about the settlement of the area by Cuba's exile population following their country's revolution in the late 1950s, and will visit the Walk of Fame, Cuban Memorial Boulevard and Domino Park. During the tour you will also get to try out some Cuban Cigar rolling techniques and will stop for a refreshing Cafecito (Cuban Coffee).
- Departure Times: The Little Havana walking tour departs every day at: 09:45, 10:45, 11:45, 12:45, 13:45, 14:45 and 15:45.
Art Deco Walking Tour:
This 90 minute walking tour provides an introduction to the Art Deco, Mediterranean Revival and Miami Modern styles found within the Miami Beach Architectural Historic District. Admire hotels, restaurants, and other commercial structures with a visit to a number of interiors. Please Note: This tour is not free and cannot be booked online.
- Departure Location / Times: Art Deco Welcome Centre every day at 10:30 (extra 18:30 departure on Thursdays).
- Pricing: Adult ($25) | Child ($25) | 12 and under join free.