5 star rating: Highly Recommended 18 Reviews

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  • Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Duration:  90 minutes (approx.)
Speed around Dubai’s coastline on a 1.5-hour cruise by RIB (rigid-inflatable boat), and see Dubai Marina, the man-made archipelago of Palm Jumeirah, and more! The boat is designed to maneuver with speed, a fun thrill no matter what age you are! Enjoy close-up, unobstructed views of top Dubai attractions from the water. Pass prestigious hotels including Atlantis The Palm and Burj Al Arab as well as several royal palaces and a picturesque Dubai lagoon. Your boat only holds a maximum of 10 people, ensuring a more intimate 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

What You Can Expect

Dubai RIB Boat Cruise: Palm Jumeirah and Dubai Marina

See the sights of Dubai from the water!

Meet your skipper at Dubai Marina, put on your life jacket, and then hop aboard your state-of-the-art RIB. Sit back, clutch the rail, and zip over the water — reaching speeds of up to 21 miles per hour (25 knots) — as your skipper navigates the boat around the marina’s sleek yachts.

Leave the sights of Dubai Marina behind as you head east to one of the city’s best-known archipelagos: stunning Palm Jumeirah. Built to resemble a palm tree, the island chain is home to luxury villas and high-end hotels situated on the Persian Gulf’s calm coastal waters.

Arguably the top sight at Palm Jumeirah is Atlantis The Palm, the eye-popping hotel perched on the archipelago’s furthermost point. Stop in the water in front of the hotel, and use the short break to take photos of the impressive building framed against the bright lights of Dubai.

Continue east around the palm and cruise toward Burj Al Arab, another equally esteemed Dubai hotel. Widely considered to be a 7-star hotel, Burj Al Arab is a true city icon with its distinctive sail-shaped architecture and ultramodern design. After looping in front of the hotel, cruise west along a straight stretch of coast, passing royal palaces and a lagoon, before returning to Dubai Marina.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

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.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

We did the tour to get an overview what to see and do the following day.
It was great and highly recommended!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Absolutely amazing. The boat driver was friendly and gave us a very good tour of all sites. 5 star rating with no doubt

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

This trip was amazing. The skipper William was excellent and informative. He even took photos for us. Great fun and would definitely recommend it

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Great way to tour around palm and burj al arab

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

Absolutely fantastic as was our guide

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

This yellow boat cruise is a must to do in dubai u get to see the palm the mega yachts and much more

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

Very good experience, in spite of having been in the air on crowded flights for 26 hours, the boat ride kept us awake! Kevin was funny. explained a lot, especially financial info, about all we saw. Fun boat ride for all ten of us!

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