Dubai Islands

Dubai Islands: Our most recommended tours and activities

Dubai: Marina Yacht Cruise with Breakfast or Dinner

1. Dubai: Marina Yacht Cruise with Breakfast or Dinner

See Dubai city highlights while enjoying a relaxing marine setting on a luxurious cruise that doesn't skimp on amenities. Enjoy a delicious meal as you lounge in style and pass by famous buildings like the Burj Al Arab Hotel. Board your yacht and enjoy a warm greeting with fresh juice. Drinking water also will be available throughout the journey, and the crew will be ready to serve you with anything you may need. While cruising, observe the city's highlights and sail through the Dubai Marina and JBR Towers to Blue Water Island. Cruise over to the Dubai Eye and pass by the Dubai Harbor and Big Cruises. See the famous Jumeirah Beach and the Palm, and pass the renowned Burj Al Arab hotel. Choose between breakfast, lunch, or a BBQ dinner, depending on the time of your cruise, and enjoy your delicious meal on board among the 5-star comforts and amenities, including a dinette area and lovely cabins with natural light. Unwind in the lounge area, which offers plenty of sun and shade, and relax to your heart's content.

Dubai: Sightseeing Helicopter Ride from The Palm

2. Dubai: Sightseeing Helicopter Ride from The Palm

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: Superyacht Harbour Cruise with Buffet Meal

3. Dubai: Superyacht Harbour Cruise with Buffet Meal

Board a 144-foot luxury superyacht and see another side of Dubai. Relax on board with family or friends and make the most of the facilities as you sail past key attractions like Jumeirah Beach, the Palm, and the Burj Al Arab. Enjoy the views as well as breakfast, lunch, or dinner from the buffet. Begin this VIP experience with a red-carpet welcome before boarding the yacht. Enjoy a drink on board and allow the crew to help you with any of your other requirements. Settle in and relax on the well-equipped boat that includes and dining area and 6 beautiful cabins. Set sail and see some of the highlights of Dubai from the water. Make your way through the Dubai Harbour to Blue Water Island. Cruise over to the Dubai Eye and admire Jumeirah Beach, the Palm, and the Burj Al Arab. Enjoy a buffet breakfast, lunch, or dinner on board depending on the option selected.

Dubai: Top City Attractions Photo Stop Car Tour

4. Dubai: Top City Attractions Photo Stop Car Tour

Make the most out of your visit to Dubai with a photography tour by car to the city's most iconic landmarks. Travel to Palm Island and capture shots of the Burj Al Arab. Get Instagram-worthy views of unmissable sights like the Atlantis hotel, the Burj Khalifa Tower, Jumairah Mosque, and Old Dubai. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from Dubai Airport (DXB) or your hotel. Relax as your guide takes you on a tour to explore the city's extravagant atmosphere and head downtown to the Deira district.  Go to the bottom of the Burj Khalifa to snap pictures of its musical fountains. Continue towards the Palm, a man-made island shaped like a palm tree. Admire stunning panoramic views of the Burj Al Arab from the island.  Pass by several luxury hotels on the way to Atlantis hotel, where you can stop for some selfies. Head back to the Jumairah area to see the iconic Burj Al Arab for another photo stop. Drive along Jumairah road and see the Jumairah Mosque before making your way to the Dubai Museum.  Visit Old Dubai and see the traditional boats crossing the creek before being dropped off in the city center of Dubai. 

Dubai: Atlantis and Burj Al Arab Cruise on Luxury Yacht

5. Dubai: Atlantis and Burj Al Arab Cruise on Luxury Yacht

Enjoy an unforgettable experience as you sail through the Arabian Gulf on board a luxury yacht in Dubai. Enjoy a beautiful view of the Dubai skyline including the Palm Jumeriah, Atlantis, The Palm, and the striking Burj al Arab. Relax onboard with drinks and snacks and dive into the water for a swim.  Start the trip with a welcome drink (non-alcoholic), before the yacht sails out of Dubai Marina. Discover Dubai from a different perspective as you pass famous sights, including the Palm Jumeriah, Atlantis, The Palm, and the striking Burj al Arab.   Anchor in a lagoon and enjoy swimming in crystal blue waters. After a swim, it's time to eat, before you head back to Dubai Marina. If you choose the 5-hour cruise, watch fireworks light up the Dubai skies.

Dubai: 4-Hour Tour with Burj Khalifa Tickets

6. Dubai: 4-Hour Tour with Burj Khalifa Tickets

Discover Dubai – a city of contrasts! Explore the historical center of the city as well as the modern, futuristic Dubai on this 4-hour tour. During the drive to Burj Khalifa, you can admire the unique architecture and the skyline of Dubai. Visit the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building at 828 meters high and ride the fastest elevator in the world to the 124th floor in under a minute. Once you reach the top you can enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view over the whole of Dubai. Afterwards you will visit Souk Madinat, a shopping mall in Arabic style with many shops and restaurants. This location offers an interesting mix of traditional and modernity, and will get you in the mood for the majestic sight of the luxury Atlantis hotel on Palm Island. Immerse yourself in the history and culture of Dubai in the Dubai Museum before taking a traditional water taxi across Dubai Creek to a traditional Arabic spice and gold market. Here you can take in the aromas and the glint of gold.

Dubai Marina: Sailing Tour with BBQ and Swimming

7. Dubai Marina: Sailing Tour with BBQ and Swimming

Sail away on a Gulet boat and enjoy the scenic panoramic views of the Dubai Marina. Savor a delicious barbecue, and swim in the crystal-clear waters before marveling at the coastline, Jumeirah Beach, Ain Wheel, and more. Receive a red-carpet welcome upon boarding and benefit from personal service from a qualified crew, with tropical drinks and water available. Experience an authentic Gulet boat with a modern touch, with a large and spacious salon and a dining area. Relax on the foredeck in a comfortable seating area with sun cushions to enjoy the sunshine while the aft deck has a dining area and another cushioned relaxation area. Enjoy a freshly prepared barbecue on board, as well as tropical drinks and water. The tour departs every day with a swimming option at the calm and scenic Dubai Lagoon. Sail through the Dubai Marina to Blue Water Island, and cruise over to the Dubai Eye. See the famous Jumeirah Beach, Ain Wheel, and the Palm, and pass the Burj Al Arab.

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What people are saying about Dubai Islands

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 4,225 reviews

It was a very good trip, we had a lot of fun. Guys on boat had good vibes The food was good as well. Nice cruise will do it again for sure

Beautiful cruise! Boat very spacious with excellent hospitality and good food- a beautiful way to see Dubai. Sunset was magnificent.

Excellent and very educational about how the amazing palm was made too. Great and well worth visiting.

Very nice tour with excellent guides!!! Good food and music

I had a great time, also excellent customer service