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  • Dubai: City Helicopter Tour

    1. Dubai: City Helicopter Tour

    Enjoy breathtaking views of the city's sights from above on a helicopter tour. Capture unobstructed, panoramic views of Dubai's record-breaking structures. Admire the world's tallest building from up high as you get closer to the Burj Khalifa. Cruise over the beaches of Dubai and see the Burj Al Arab's sail-like structure from a different perspective. Watch the Palm Jumeirah and its luxurious residences fan out below you. See the iconic facade of the Atlantis standing tall at the head of the man-made island.

  • Dubai: Hop-On Hop-Off Classic or Premium Bus Ticket

    2. Dubai: Hop-On Hop-Off Classic or Premium Bus Ticket

    Discover and explore the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall, Bastakiya Historical Village, Al Fahidi Fort, the Old Souk Of Arabia, the Old Watchtower & Heritage Village, the Gold & Spice Souks, Dubai Creek, Atlantis The Palm, and Souk Madinat & Burj Al Arab.

    Board an open-top double-decker bus to admire fantastic views and soak up the charm of old and new Dubai. From the towering Burj Khalifa, the 7-star Burj Al Arab, and Atlantis the Palm to the exotic spice souk, you'll see a lot of Dubai's top landmarks. Pass by the Museum of the Future and admire its Arabian calligraphy-inspired architecture. This fully narrated audio tour will allow you to discover over 9 locations throughout the city, with daily departures from the starting point at the Dubai Mall. You may also join the tour from any of the stops on the route. Air conditioning is available on the lower deck and recorded com...

    We have been here in Dubai for over a month and this was the best experience we have had. The guide was excellent and made the experience memorable. We took a couple with us that had lived here for 14 years and they were amazed at the things we saw. This is a must do when traveling here.

  • Dubai: 22-Minute Helicopter Flight

    3. Dubai: 22-Minute Helicopter Flight

    Climb aboard for an exciting helicopter flight from the Dubai Police Academy, and then fly over the breathtaking wonders of Dubai, including Palm Jumeirah and the Atlantis the Palm Hotel. Look down on the unique World Islands archipelago. Cruise above the beaches of Dubai and see the Burj al Arab from a different perspective. Admire the world's tallest building from up high as you get closer to the Burj Khalifa.

    Fly over the heritage area of Al Fahidi to see the historical wind towers. Pass over the spice bazaar of the Old Souk and the monuments of Dubai Creek. Listen to a commentary from your live guide and ask any questions you may have.

    This particular 22-minute flight is perfect for someone who may be flying in a helicopter for the first time. The helicopter pilot was very professional, he used very subtle movements to while controlling the helicopters movements. A moderate speed, great view, and the pilot pointing out points of interest make this a great way to view the city, especially if viewing it for the first time. Outstanding value for the money!

  • Dubai Marina Private Boat Tour & Palm Jumeirah Sightseeing

    4. Dubai Marina Private Boat Tour & Palm Jumeirah Sightseeing

    Climb aboard a luxury boat for a 2 hour, 90-minute, or 60-minute cruise of Dubai that covers all the major landmarks of the city, such as Dubai Marina and The Palm Jumeirah. All the boats are crewed with fully licensed captains. Cross Dubai Marina to the sail-like Burj Al Arab. Enjoy views of the Arabian Gulf on a soothing journey across its waters. Complimentary water will be provided for your comfort. Get an alternative perspective of the city’s iconic landmarks while you sit back and relax. A recorded guide will point out places of interest along the way. Enjoy on board state-of-the-art facilities, such as an audio system with amp and 6 speakers. Just plug your phone in and listen to your own music! The boat also features a front and aft ladders, and a swimming platform. Make a short stop at your own convenience to enjoy the views and take some memorable souvenir photos.

    Amazing experience throughout. The views were spectacular. The captain was very friendly and helpful in taking pictures. Would definitely recommend this experience to anyone!

  • Dubai 4-Hour Traditional City Tour

    5. Dubai 4-Hour Traditional City Tour

    On this 4-hour tour you’ll experience Dubai from its beginnings as a small fishing village at the Dubai Creek to the spectacular metropolis it has become. Start out in the historic and engaging Bastakiya district, where you’ll visit the Dubai Museum, located in the ancient Al Fahidi Fort. Afterwards you’ll take a water taxi, or abra, across the Dubai Creek and enjoy spectacular views of the city as you head to the Deira district. Once you arrive you’ll marvel at the amazing variety of exotic spices in the Spice Souk. You might like to shop for a special souvenir when you visit the Gold Souk. You’ll have a photo stop at the awe-inspiring Grand Mosque of Jumeirah, built in the medieval Fatimid tradition, and another photo stop at the Burj Al Arab Hotel.

    The tour was amazing, Kumar was a great travel guide. With this being my first time in Dubai, I was told this was something I needed to try. After going on the tour I leaned a lot about the history and culture, Kumar answered any questions I had and was there to assist with anything that me or my friends needed during the tour.

  • Dubai: Full-Day Tour with Optional Lunch

    6. Dubai: Full-Day Tour with Optional Lunch

    Discover the spectacular sights of Dubai, and learn how it developed from a small fishing village on Dubai Creek to the lively metropolis of today. Visit the old district of Bastakyia, and enter Dubai Museum in the ancient fortress of Al-Fahidi. Ride an abra (water taxi) across Dubai Creek and enjoy superb views of the city en route to Deira. Be enchanted by the exotic spices on sale in the famous Spice Souk. Then, ponder whether to buy any of the glittering souvenirs in the Gold Souk. Stop to take photos of the Jumeirah Grand Mosque, built in the medieval Fatimid tradition. Take a photo of the iconic Burj Al Arab, before going to the Burj Khalifa for an optional lunch around the musical fountains. Head to Dubai Mall, where more than 1,200 stores and a host of world-class designers can be found. Continue to Palm Islands to see the famous Atlantis Hotel, located at the crescen...

    A great tour full of activity and great stops. Our tour guide was excellent, knowledgeable, patient, and friendly

  • Snapshot: Essentials of Dubai Photo Stop Tour

    7. Snapshot: Essentials of Dubai Photo Stop Tour

    This is the ideal tour for you if you've only got limited time to see the essentials of Dubai! Get a quick taste of this city's extravagant atmosphere and modernism. This tour will take you from Deira to see amazing photo stops - the first will be the downtown area at the bottom of the Burj Khalifa with its musical fountains. Then, continue towards the Palm, an island shaped like a palm tree with amazing panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf. On the island, you'll pass by several luxury hotels to get to Atlantis hotel, where you can get some amazing shots for Instagram. Then, head back to the Jumairah area to see the iconic Burj Al Arab for another photo stop. Continue your tour along Jumairah road, discovering the famous Jumairah Mosque before heading to the Dubai Museum. Visit Old Dubai and see the traditional Abras boats crossing the creek before returning to your departure point near ...

    I was able to book this guide within 2 hours before it started. The driver was very courteous, and professional. Will book again in the future.

  • Dubai: Scenic Helicopter Tour

    8. Dubai: Scenic Helicopter Tour

    Take off from the Dubai Police Academy helipad and then ascend towards the Emirates Mall, the Jumeirah Lakes, and Emirates Hills. Turn towards the Marina and see the Ain Dubai, the largest Ferris wheel in the world. Head inland to the famous 7-star Burj Al Arab Hotel. Fly over the Palm Jumeirah, Atlantis Hotel, and The World Islands Arhipelagago. As you reach the Jumeirah shoreline, admire the stunning Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world. Fly onwards to Port Rashid and finally Dubai Creek, where you will see the most historic buildings of the city situated next to modern developments.

  • Dubai City: Full Day Private Tour

    9. Dubai City: Full Day Private Tour

    Discover the contrast of the city of Dubai and admire not only the historical quarters of the city but also the modern, futuristic Dubai during this 8 hours tour.

    Admire the unique architecture and skyline of Dubai during a photo stop at Burj Khalifa, which is the world's tallest building at 828 meters, with the world's fastest elevator. Travel 124 floors into the sky in less than a minute.

    Afterward, a visit to the Souk Madinat, an Arabic-style shopping center with many shops and restaurants. This place offers an interesting mixture of tradition and modernity and invites you to the majestic view of the luxury hotel Atlantis on Palm Island.

    Finally, dive into the history and culture of Dubai heritage by taking a traditional water tour through Dubai Creek to a typical Arabian spice and gold market. Let yourself be enchanted by the fragrance of the Orient and the g...

    We are completely satisfied. Professional, informative guidance, assistance, tailored to our needs. We had every help on the go, during a great day full of experiences.

  • Dubai: City Tour in a Convertible Ford Mustang

    10. Dubai: City Tour in a Convertible Ford Mustang

    Feel like a celebrity while exploring the luxurious city of Dubai from the comfort of a sporty cabriolet. This open-top city drive with a professional driver and guide will make for an unforgettable tour experience. Cruising in a convertible Ford Mustang or Miata MX5, see sights such as the world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa, and the legendary hotels Burj Al Arab and Atlantis. Travel along modern highways and roads and see the city's amazing skyline directly from the car. Learn all the facts and stories about the extraordinary sights you see and get opportunities to take the best pictures.

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What people are saying about Burj Al Arab

The tour was amazing, Kumar was a great travel guide. With this being my first time in Dubai, I was told this was something I needed to try. After going on the tour I leaned a lot about the history and culture, Kumar answered any questions I had and was there to assist with anything that me or my friends needed during the tour.

I had planned on such a flight for a long time and my expectations were not disappointed. Booking, your own journey, on-site procedures, flight ... etc ... everything went smoothly and professionally. Anytime again and worth a clear recommendation.

Everything very well organized. That was a great experience. Incredible perspectives. The pilot flew very well, everyone felt comfortable. Gladly again later. The video, which you can buy, is also highly recommended. :-)

We are completely satisfied. Professional, informative guidance, assistance, tailored to our needs. We had every help on the go, during a great day full of experiences.

Raj was an excellent captain. I appreciated the cruise and the sights.