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  • Location:Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Duration:90 minutes (approx.)

Dubai RIB Boat Cruise: Palm Jumeirah and Dubai Marina

Zip and zoom along Dubai’s most spectacular stretch of coast on an exciting 1.5-hour cruise by RIB (rigid-inflatable boat). Step aboard your high-speed craft at Dubai Marina, and hold the rails as your skipper opens the throttle and speeds you over the waves. Thrill as you whizz around the man-made archipelago of Palm Jumeirah, and enjoy unobstructed views of the Palm Atlantis, Burj Al-Arab, royal palaces and Dubai Lagoon from the sea. This RIB cruise is limited to a maximum of 10 people, so you enjoy a more personalized experience.

Highlights

  • 1.5-hour RIB tour around Dubai Marina and Palm Jumeirah
  • Hang on tight as a skipper navigates the motor-powered inflatable boat
  • Cruise around the Persian Gulf’s coastal waters
  • Jet around Palm Jumeirah and stop on the water for photos near Atlantis The Palm hotel
  • Pass Burj Al Arab hotel as well as several royal palaces and a scenic lagoon
  • Choose from a selection of start times to suit your schedule

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What You Can Expect

Dubai RIB Boat Cruise: Palm Jumeirah and Dubai Marina

See the sights of Dubai from the water!

Make your own way to Dubai Marina and meet your experienced skipper. Get a safety briefing, put on a supplied life jacket, and step onto your modern RIB.

Then, hold the clutch rail as your boat pulls away from dock and picks up speed, traveling at up to 21 miles per hour (25 knots).
Cruise out of the marina and leave the skyscrapers behind as your boat zips through the waves to the spectacular Palm Jumeirah. 

Designed in the shape of a palm tree with a central ‘trunk’ and ‘fronds’, the island chain is lined with upscale villas and hotels perched beside the shimmering Persian Gulf.
Bounce through the waters to the Palm’s showstopper sight: the gargantuan Atlantis The Palm. This vast hotel towers up from the Palm’s outer fringes and is best appreciated from the water. 


After taking photos here, cruise toward the impressive Burj Al-Arab, the sail-shaped hotel on an artificial island just off Jumeirah beach.

Speed around the hotel, and enjoy the last thrilling stretch of the cruise as you zoom past royal palaces and Dubai Lagoon to Dubai Marina, where your 1.5-hour trip ends.

Customer Reviews

Joanne T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Great fun

L A N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Outstanding. Kareem, our captain, was excellent and funny. A real highlight of the whole trip.

Bacher S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

It was a great cruise. Our guide was extremely nice and everything was well organized.

James W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Excellent trip. Very good natured and interesting skipper. pointed out lots of interesting building etc and info about them as well.

Cecil C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

LOVED IT UNMISSABLE!!!

Dean B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Brilliant! If you only do one trip in Dubai this is the one.

Steven M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

A fun afternoon on the sea!
Skipper and tour guides were friendly and helpful,
A few stops on the way around the palm islands for close up tour points and picture taking.
Saw sights that you would never see from the mainland, with a fun ride on the way.

Markus B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Speed, fun and great viepoints. Highley recommended!

Swapnil W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

Stuart L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Absolutely fantastic. Kevin was our skipper for the tour and he made sure that we all enjoyed our trip. We started with a tour of the marina, seeing all the apartment blocks and resturants, before heading out around the palm. Kevin knew all the facts about the hotels and Dubai. We finished with a blast along the coast looking at the Palaces. This is a 'must do' trip when visiting Dubai.

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