4.5 star rating: Recommended 22 Reviews

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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.


  • 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!

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

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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