Burj Khalifa

Take in exhilarating views over the Arabian Gulf from the world's tallest building.

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Burj Khalifa: Our most recommended tours and activities

Dubai: Burj Khalifa Level 124 and 125 Entry Ticket

1. Dubai: Burj Khalifa Level 124 and 125 Entry Ticket

Take the world’s fastest elevator as you ascend Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa skyscraper. Holding the title as the world's tallest building, ride up to the 125th floor and check out the view from the observation deck balcony. The Burj Khalifa towers over Downtown Dubai at a staggering 2,723ft. Enjoy the aerial view of the surrounding emirate with 360-degree panoramas. Learn about the architecture and technology behind this Middle Eastern icon while seeing views of the city through one of the deck's telescopes. Purchase a souvenir photograph taken at the entrance of the 125th floor. Watch the Dubai Fountain show with synchronized music playing on the Burj Khalifa observation decks. Marvel at the world's largest dancing fountain, set on the Burj Khalifa Lake, from your viewpoint.

Dubai Burj Khalifa Tickets & Tour: Level 124, 125 and 148

2. Dubai Burj Khalifa Tickets & Tour: Level 124, 125 and 148

Avoid the crowds and treat yourself to a premium experience on the 124th, 125th and 148th floors of the Burj Khalifa, including access to the outdoor terrace of the world's highest observation deck. Select the sunset option to enjoy the city as the sun sets over the skyline.  Ascend the 555-meter-tall Burj Khalifa, starting at the SKY Lounge. Watch as specially designed projections let you “fly” over city landmarks en route. Watch the Dubai Fountain show with synchronized music that can be heard through the Burj Khalifa observation decks. Marvel at the world's largest dancing fountain set on the Burj Khalifa Lake from your panoramic viewpoint. Descend to ground level, where a new exhibition allows you to relive the construction of the Burj Khalifa. Hear testimonials from the brains behind the building, from the interiors to the landscaping, architecture, and more.

Burj Khalifa 124 & Lunch or Dinner at Rooftop, The Burj Club

3. Burj Khalifa 124 & Lunch or Dinner at Rooftop, The Burj Club

On this 5 hour program, you will enjoy the views from the 124th level of Burj Khalifa. Then, depending on the time slot that you selected, you will then head down to the 3rd floor to enjoy a 3-course lunch or dinner at the Burj Club for an alfresco dining experience overlooking Dubai and the Burj Khalifa. Feel the thrill of a high-speed ride in one of the world's fastest elevators. Marvel at the views from the world's tallest skyscraper as you step out onto an outdoor observation terrace 452 meters above the ground. Sample Menu Appetizer • Vichyssoise soup: traditional leek and potato soup with truffle oil (V) • Oriental lentil soup with lemon and baby spinach (V) • Caprese: Buffalo mozzarella, marinated tomatoes and basil pesto (V) • Seasonal mixed green salad with chicken or prawns (H / S ) Main • Organic corn-fed oven roasted chicken breast, potato mash and seasonal vegetable • Penne bolognese: beef and root vegetable bolognese with basil leaves (SG) • Vegetable fried rice with green peas, broccoli, carrot and soy sauce (V) • Grilled seabass with cherry tomatoes ragout and basil leave Dessert • White chocolate cheesecake, New York style (SG) • Fruit platter: selection of seasonal fruits (H) • Lemon meringue tart, strawberry coulis (D) 3-course set menu, guests may choose one of each. S = Shellfish, H = Healthier option, V = Vegetarian, N = Nuts, SG = Signature *Menu item subject to availability and may change without prior notice  

Dubai: Fountain Show and Burj Lake Ride by Traditional Boat

4. Dubai: Fountain Show and Burj Lake Ride by Traditional Boat

Marvel at the illuminations of Dubai Mall Fountain Show on a 30-minute cruise by "abra" water taxi. A captivating water, music and light spectacle in Downtown Dubai, the Dubai Fountain is the world’s tallest performing fountain. At over 900 feet in length (274 meters), the Dubai Fountain is situated on the 30-acre (120,000 m2) Burj Lake and performs to a selection of different melodies. Climb aboard the traditional wooden boat on Burj Lake, and cruise past some of the city's most iconic monuments, such as the Burj Khalifa, Souk Al Bahar, and Palace. Admire the city's stunning skyline from the water, before you take your position for a grandstand view of the illuminations.  With only 6 people per boat, you are able to admire the visual spectrum of over 1,000 water expressions from an exclusive and intimate perspective.  Watch in awe as the fountains light up during a visual spectacle that features 6,000 lights, 25 colored projectors, and 22,000 gallons (83,000 liters) of airborne water! See a stunning choreography of light and water synced to classical, Arabic, and world music that will leave you breathless.

Dubai: Helicopter Flight from The Palm to The Burj Khalifa

5. Dubai: Helicopter Flight from The Palm to The Burj Khalifa

Enjoy bird’s-eye views of the exciting city of Dubai on board a luxury helicopter. Departing from a helipad at Atlantis the Palm, you will fly like a rock star for 17- or 25-minutes, admiring Dubai from high up in the sky. Fly for 12 minutes from Atlantis The Palm heading to Burj Khalifa, flying over Burj Al Arab and the Dubai Coastline. Alternatively, choose the 15-minute flight via Burj Al Arab, the World Islands viewed from the South Pole, Port Rashid, and Palm Jumeirah. See it all with the 25-minute flight option from Atlantis The Palm to the old Dubai Creek. In addition to the above, you'll see Ski Dubai, the Jebel Ali horse track, Media and Internet City, Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Emirates Livings, and more. Admire Dubai’s iconic buildings and magnificent skyline from a unique perspective. Each helicopter has 6 seats, including 3 window seats for maximum views. 

Dubai JetSki: Burj Al Arab, Burj Khalifa, and Atlantis

6. Dubai JetSki: Burj Al Arab, Burj Khalifa, and Atlantis

Discover the impressive coastline of Dubai along with all of its towering skyscrapers on a fun cruise and exciting jet ski adventure. Meet your guide at Jumeirah Fishing Harbour 2 for an escort to the Jet Ski station. Set off on your adventure from the well-known Jumeirah Fishing Harbor 1. Enjoy a free ride for approximately 10-minutes with a backdrop of the skyline of Dubai and the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa. While experiencing the adventure of jet skiing, if you wish to enjoy the beauty of some of the other best attractions, you can select 1 of the options provided, depending on your preference. These options include 30-minute, 60-minute, and 120-minute options, as well as a 20-minute donut ride option.

Dubai: Parasailing Experience with Burj Al Arab View

7. Dubai: Parasailing Experience with Burj Al Arab View

Enjoy a great experience, mix of adrenaline and sightseeing solo or in duo. You will fly 100m from the water for a 10min parasailing ride next from the Burj Al Arab, enjoying scenic views of this emblem of Dubai and of the Burj Khalifa, the highest building in the world. You join us at our marina located next to the Burj Al Arab. Our guest manager introduce you the captain and his helper and then you board on the boat. There are up to 4 group flying on the same session, each session is up to 1h and the flight time is 10min. You are given a briefing and then the boat leaves the marina and cruise 5min to be in place. Once ready the helper calls the first group and get them ready to fly. Our boat is specially designed for parasailing with the engine inside and not outside and a specific area to take off and land on the boat. You are not going in the water at any point during the session. But you can get a bit wet from the boat ride. Once everyone had their parasailing experience we come back to the marina We have options for pictures and video with special material with a GoPro to take shots during the tour.

Burj Khalifa: The Lounge Entry Ticket and Meal Experience

8. Burj Khalifa: The Lounge Entry Ticket and Meal Experience

Take in unbeatable views from The Lounge, Burj Khalifa, featuring levels 152, 153, and 154. Along with a tour of the terrace, enjoy a delectable breakfast, luxurious afternoon tea, or bubbly sunset experience from this iconic landmark in Dubai City. First, jet up into the clouds as you ascend Dubai's iconic Burj Khalifa skyscraper via the world's fastest elevator. With the title of the world's tallest building, a ride up to the 152nd, 153rd, and 154th floors is a must for all those wanting to tick this feat off their bucket list. Your inclusive tour onto the outdoor terrace will allow you to step out at 575 m high to view Dubai and the Arabian Coast for miles. Marvel at the historic art and architecture throughout the levels, including pearlescent panels, black granite floors, stainless steel, and glass. On the tour, see the building's 3-story staircase, suspended from the ceiling frame on the 154th floor, and the fountain, set within the curving staircase. The fountain features lit water jets, referencing the significance of fountains in Arabic culture. Breakfast in the Clouds ExperienceWith the breakfast experience, you’ll get to dine on an array of freshly prepared breakfast treats, including freshly baked sandwiches, croissants, muffins, and sweets along with a selection of coffee and teas. Tea in the Clouds Experience The tea experience lets you enjoy a sumptuous assortment of fresh baked goods and delicate desserts, complete with a wide variety of exquisite teas and coffees to sip on. Bubbly Sunset ExperienceChoose the sunset experience for a relaxing and romantic evening in an intimate setting. Sip on a glass of champagne complemented by gourmet canapés, then step out to the terrace to admire the sunset views as the skies turn pink.

Dubai: Luxury Canal Dinner Cruise with Optional Transfers

9. Dubai: Luxury Canal Dinner Cruise with Optional Transfers

Experience Dubai from the Dubai Water Canal on a sightseeing dinner cruise. Be transferred to a glass-encased dhow for a delicious buffet and admire landmarks, such as Dubai Festival City Mall and the Burj Khalifa. Get a welcome kahwah (Arabic coffee) on arrival followed by an assortment of chilled refreshments and dates. Then, be escorted to your table to enjoy welcome drinks. Start to feel the gentle sway of the waves and romance of the boat as you set sail. Awaken your senses as you gently cruise down the artificial canal. Experience the city's bustling atmosphere as you pass through the Business Bay area while soothing Arabic music serenades you along the way. Marvel at iconic attractions of the Dubai skyline, such as the Business Bay Bridge, Dubai Festival City Mall, Burj Khalifa, Dubai Water Canal Bridge, JW Marquis Hotel, and Westin Hotel. Indulge yourself with a sumptuous feast of Arabic appetizers, grilled meat, fresh salads, and delicious sweets from Arabia, along with hot beverages. Be mesmerized by the saxophone performance.

Dubai: Burj Khalifa Level 124 + 125 & Sky Views Entry Ticket

10. Dubai: Burj Khalifa Level 124 + 125 & Sky Views Entry Ticket

Take the world’s fastest elevator to the top of Dubai’s Burj Khalifa skyscraper, the world's tallest building. Ride up to the 125th floor and check out the view from the observation deck balcony. Afterward, visit the Sky Views Observatory for an alternative but equally breathtaking view of the city. The Burj Khalifa towers over Downtown Dubai at a staggering 2,723 ft. Enjoy the aerial view of the surrounding emirate with 360-degree panoramas from the 124th and 125th floors. Set a new perspective with the Sky Views Dubai Observatory entry ticket and find ideal photo opportunities to capture the stunning Downtown Dubai skyline 720 ft (219.5 meters) above the city. Ascend the spiral staircase to level 53 and glide down to the level below on the Sky Glass Slide, a floating transparent tube, while viewing the city's surroundings at full speed.

Frequently asked questions about Burj Khalifa

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Entrance to Burj Khalifa is free, and you do not need a ticket or pre-booking to visit.

Planning Your Visit

  • How Do You Get a Great Picture of the Burj Khalifa?

    Be patient and get creative. The Burj Khalifa is so tall that it will look out of proportion compared to almost everything else in the city! This gives you a serious chance to go on a photography mission, and a really fun excuse to explore all that Dubai has to offer (perhaps with an organized tour!).

  • How do you buy tickets for Burj Khalifa itself?

    Once you've taken an incredible photo, make sure you go to the At The Top observation deck inside Burj Khalifa and celebrate. Tip: Buy a ticket in advance in order to avoid up to 1.5-hour wait times.

  • When is the best time of year to go to Dubai?

    The summer season will be cheapest, but it will also be incredibly hot. From November to April, the temperatures will be plenty warm for the beach without being too overwhelming. One additional planning tip: the holy month of Ramadan (when many Dubai locals will be fasting from dawn until dusk) has a big impact on the city's tourist hotspots.

Good to know

  • When should I visit?
    Open daily, 24 hours
  • Is it expensive?
    The prices vary based on time of day, ticket time and additional tour options.
  • Will I need a guide?
    If you want one, of course! Whether you want to explore the city of Dubai, or specifically learn more about the architecture from the At The Top observation deck at the Burj Khalifa, there is a helpful tour guide to suit your needs.
  • How to get there
    The Burj Khalifa is located in the heart of Dubai. Standing high at 163 floors tall, you won't be able to miss it.
  • Additional information

    • FYI: The average wait time is 1.5 hours for tickets purchased at the door.

    • Make a note that the month of Ramadan will affect attraction opening times. Plan ahead when making travel plans to Dubai.

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What people are saying about Burj Khalifa

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 77,869 reviews

The Burj Khalifa is a must see attraction when traveling to Dubai! If you do not see the top of the Burj Khalifa you are truly missing out! There’s so much history behind this wonderful building of architecture. Enjoy the skyline, gift shops, coffee, and other amenities the Burj Khalifa has the offer.

It was awesome day, easy pickup and driver was so kind and had all knowledge of city. We wont hesitate to take any trip with them, highly recommended tour company and very professional service

“At The Top” amazing! Then dinner, excellent views. We watched the Dubai fountain as we had our dinner.

Exciting to be up there again. This time: less people, more enjoyment. :))

Aamerr Abbas was great we really enjoyed our tour would definitely