DURATION: 2 Hours 30 Minutes Approx.
Depart from the hotel by Coach and drive to the Marina in Jumeirah where you will board the boats that will take you cruising past some of the sites which have put Dubai on the World Map and you can witness history in the making. Enjoy an approx three hours boat ride on sail boats to the Palm, a tree shaped island on land reclaimed from the sea that will add 120 kms of sandy beaches and be visible from the moon. The palm Island is built in the shape of 17 huge fronds surrounded by 12 kms of protective barrier reefs, called Crescent, extending 5 kms into the sea South of Dubai City. You can also have the coastal view of Burj Al Arab Hotel and the complex of hotels of the Madinat Jumeirah. After this return back to the Pier and board the Coaches for transfer back to the hotel.
Note: There is a minimal amount of walking on this tour. The Palm Island is ready; however there are various buildings like Villas, hotels and residential complexes that are being built, making this a huge construction site. It is also mandatory to keep distance of 2 kms radius around the Palm Island for the above reason. It is not permitted to sail in between the Palm fronds. Passport Copies are required for each guest undertaking this tour to be handed over and cleared with the Coast guard for security purposes. The tour is subject to weather conditions. Sunscreen, sunglasses and hats are recommended.
DURATION: 12 Min Approx.
There is no finer or more exciting way of viewing the sights of Dubai than on a "Bell 206" helicopter and enjoy the most popular 10 minutes flight over the Dubai City. Your bird's eye view takes in the Abras and Dhows on the Creek, the wind-towered houses of the old town, the ships in Port Rashid and the dramatic high-rise office blocks and hotels of the modern city, the Burj Al Arab hotel and the Palm Jumeirah from a distance.
Complete relevant procedures before driving inside the airport to reach the helipad. Depart on a 30 minutes ride which gives you the opportunity to take to the skies and enjoy a diverse aerial view of the Emirates.
Note: Flights are subject to weather conditions. Passport copy of each participant will be required to be handed over for security clearance, minimum 1 week prior to the flight. Camera serial numbers have to be advised in advance at the time of forwarding passport copies. The venue for the helicopter tour can be changed without prior notice by the helicopter company depending on prevailing landing permissions obtained. Rates advised are indicative and same are subject to revision in case of any increase by the helicopter company or incase of increase in Aviation fuel prices. Respectful attire is recommended when going ashore in a Muslim country. No exposed shoulders or knees. Sequence of tour may change to avoid over crowding at venues.
DURATION: 2 Hours 30 Minutes Approx.
An aerial view of Dubai is the only way you can get an overall idea of the fascinating developments taking place in this land of dreams. The vision set for the city by the rulers of Dubai is taking shape at a rapid pace and a trip in the Cessna, 208 Caravan, and the only amphibious aircraft in the city gives you an opportunity to see many of the projects in a short span of time and in luxurious comfort.
You will drive out to the Jebel Ali Hotel located south of the city. On arrival drive straight to the Marina, where the Cessna and her pilot awaits you. Board the seaplane for a tour over modern Dubai. The 30 minutes ride takes you past the Dubai Marina, Palm Jumeirah, the Burj Al Arab, Burj Dubai, Dubai Creek and back past The World.
Note: Flights are subject to weather conditions. Passport copy of each participant will be required to be handed over for security clearance, minimum 1 week prior to the flight. Camera serial numbers have to be advised in advance at the time of forwarding passport copies. Rates advised are indicative and same are subject to revision in case of any increase by the helicopter company or incase of increase in Aviation fuel prices. There is a minimal amount of walking on this tour. Respectful attire is recommended when going ashore in a Muslim country. No exposed shoulders or knees. Sequence of tour may change to avoid over crowding at venues.
DURATION: 4 Hours Approx.
This safari offers the opportunity to discover the desert within a few hours. Imagine speeding through a desert of golden dunes! Dune bashing is a thrilling adventure provoking much excitement and fun. On this tour experience the thrill of driving up and down golden yellow sand dunes in our 4WD vehicles.
Driving over the high sand dunes, the route leads to the camp-site which is set in a serene enclave and especially decorated to give it an authentic Arabic ambience. Here relax in the calm and silence of majestic sand dunes, where one can also enjoy sand-ski and camel ride. A soft drink, mineral water, Arabic coffee, dates and nuts will be served here. Also have the possibility of using toilets to freshen up before returning to the port.
Note: This tour is subject to weather conditions. There is a minimal amount of walking over sandy and uneven surfaces. Sequence of tour may change to avoid over crowding at venues.
DURATION: 5 Hours Approx.
Whether you are seeking thrills in the water or just relaxing on a private beach, there is no place better to explore than Atlantis and Aquaventure. The largest and most exciting water park in the region, Aquaventure offers over 17 hectares (42 acres) of sensational downhill water rides and uphill coasters. Favorites include the Leap of Faith, a 27 meters plunge through a shark filled lagoon. Or explore The Rapids, a 2.3 kilometers long wave river.
Guests may also relax at Aquaventure's Private beach, with stunning views of the Palm Jumeirah and Dubai skyline. This 700 meters long beach is reserved exclusively for the use of Aquaventure guests.
DURATION: 5 Hours Approx.
Fishing is an attractive sport and very popular in Dubai. Sport fishing can be offered using modern fishing boats, which can carry a maximum of 6 guests per boat and includes all equipment and bait necessary for fishing. In addition soft drinks and water will be provided on board and if required snacks can be supplied at an additional cost.
The boats are navigated by experienced Skippers who have a good knowledge of sport fishing. However luck is required to make your catch!
DURATION: 5 Hours Approx.
This tour will take you to Sharjah, the "Pearl of the Gulf". The tour starts with a photo stop at the Quran Roundabout. After a short drive, pass the American University and experience one of the finest Islamic Architecture. From there you will drive to Souq Al Majarra for a Photo stop then you will continue your journey to "Al Naboodah House", the museum for cultural heritage, after strolling through the adjacent souk "Al Arsa" you board the Coach and drive pass the Rolla Tree Monument and to the Fish and fruit vegetable market . After this you drive pass the King Faizal Mosque (currently the largest mosque in the Emirates) and arrive at the bustling souq "Al Markazi" treasure trove of carpets, jewellery and handicrafts.
After spending time at the souq "Al Markazi" you will proceed back to the port.
DURATION: 5 ½ hours
Ballooning in Dubai is a true desert adventure. You can experience the desert as only a few have seen it from a gently floating hot air balloon. Feel the cool air as you float only a few meters above the red dunes, then be awestruck as the mesmerizing landscape unfolds below. View the giant sand dunes, the moon-like landscaper of the rugged Hajjar Mountains to the east, and the ‘21st century’ sky line of Dubai to the west as you rise high into the immense blue of the desert sky. In the end it’s not just a flight over the desert, you also land among sand dunes and then experience desert driving at its best.
The fun does not stop with the end of the ride, on landing you are taken to an open site in the desert for a special breakfast before you return to the port.
DURATION: 7 hours
Hatta is an attractive valley at the foothills of the Al Hajjar mountain range, which spans across the UAE and the neighbouring Sultanate of Oman. It is often referred to as the “Backbone of the Emirates”.
The route to Hatta in 4WDs is a thrilling drive over a combination of rolling sand dunes with spectacular changes in the colour of sand from yellow to rusty brown and rugged mountains and wadis. The desert merges with the mountain range and scenic spots with deep pools of cold spring water and gorges, some with hidden waterfalls. In the winter months, it is possible to enjoy a dip in these natural pools as they fill up with water from rains. A light lunch will be served at the beautifully landscaped Hatta Fort Hotel, a Relais Chateaux property, where guests can also relax or enjoy the hotel’s swimming pool or some of the sporting options available in this mountain resort hotel (optional). Return to Dubai by road.
DURATION: 3 ½ hours
You go by bus at 19.30hrs along the Dubai Creek upto “Wharfage” where you get into a traditional Dhow built into a swimming Restaurant with air-condition. It is leaving at 20.30hrs and goes along the Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club and later the other direction to Heritage Village. You enjoy the skyline of modern Dubai, the Diwan, (Palace of the ruler) the markets, the historical buildings like the Sheikh Zayed House or Heritage Village at the entrance of the Creek.
Alcoholic or non alcoholic drinks can be taken on board of the Dhow. At 22.30 the Dhow is reaching Wharfage again and you will be transferred by bus back o the ship.
The Tour is inclusive of International Buffet dinner, soft drinks and mineral Water.
DURATION: 6 hours
A unique tour which will allow guests an opportunity to ski on two different surfaces in the same day!
Depart from the hotel in 4 x 4 wheel drives and head to the desert to enjoy skiing or what is popularly known as sand boarding. Skiers will take turns riding down large sand dunes whilst others can enjoy a light packed lunch.
After trying their hand at skiing in the sand, they will move on to a completely different environment and be able to ski in the snow, a new addition to the ever exciting attractions in the U.A.E.
Ski Dubai is the first indoor ski resort in the Middle East and offers an amazing snow setting to enjoy.
Skiing, snowboarding and tobogganing or just playing in the snow. Located in the Mall of the Emirates, the largest shopping mall in Dubai and the second largest outside of North America. An amazing 22,500 square meters covered with real snow all year round. Ski Dubai has the world’s largest indoor snow park with 3000 square meters of snow.