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  • Location:Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Duration:3 hours (approx.)

Dubai Speedboat Palm Jumeirah Cruise

Zip around the Palm Jumeirah and The World archipelagos by speedboat on a thrilling 2-hour cruise from Dubai. Board your sleek vessel and jet around the Palm, the palm-tree-shaped archipelago off Jumeirah. Gaze at the colossal Atlantis The Palm hotel and speed further out to sea to The World, with its artificial islets designed to resemble different countries. Lastly, cruise around the stunning, sail-shaped Burj Al-Arab. Choose from three departure times, and enjoy complimentary sodas and water, and a personalized atmosphere on this small-group experience, limited to just six people.


  • 2-hour speedboat cruise around Dubai’s spectacular Palm Jumeirah
  • Hold on tight as your boat cuts through the waters of the Persian Gulf
  • Admire the Palm and take photos of the soaring Atlantis The Palm and Burj Al-Arab hotels
  • Cruise towards The World, the artificial archipelago shaped like a map of the globe
  • Help yourself to complimentary water and sodas while on board
  • Choose a morning, afternoon or evening cruise to suit your schedule
  • Small-group cruise with a maximum of six people ensures a personalized experience

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What You Can Expect

Dubai Speedboat Palm Jumeirah Cruise

Admire the spectacular Burj Al-Arab from your speedboat

Begin your small-group experience with a pickup from your central Dubai hotel. Settle into an air-conditioned minivan and travel to the Dubai Marina Yacht Club where the Sea Breeze, your gleaming modern speedboat waits.

Step on deck and drink in the views of the Jumeirah high-rises as your vessel sails out on to the sparkling Persian Gulf.  Then, enjoy the cooling coastal winds as the fittingly named Sea Breeze gathers speed, reaching up to 40 miles (64 km) per hour.

Cut through the waves and keep refreshed with the unlimited complimentary water and sodas on board. 

Grab your camera and snap photos of the Palm Jumeirah as your skipper steers toward the beautiful, man-made archipelago. Designed in the shape of a palm tree, each curving frond of the island is lined with expensive villas and residential complexes overlooking the water.

Jet around the different fronds and keep your camera poised as you reach the outer fringes of the Palm — home to the monumental Atlantis The Palm. Snap pictures of the stunning hotel that dominates the archipelago.

Afterward, head further to the east to visit The World, the 300 or so man-made sandy islets shaped like a world map. Admire the still-unfinished archipelago as your skipper points out the different countries and continents they represent.

Revel in the views of Dubai’s skyscrapers stretched along the coast and pause off the sail-shaped Burj Al-Arab hotel that rises from the sea just off Jumeirah beach.

Finally, jet around the Palm once more and dock at the marina. Your experience concludes with a hotel drop-off.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

excellent excursion.. the staff was very informative, friendly and smart and we got to see all the important sites.. its lots of fun

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Really enjoyed the time on the boat. They stopped, let us swim and we still got to see everything we wanted. Great cruise and really great guides!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015


5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Après avoir vu Dubai par les airs, autre point de vue par la mer...... Très agréable moment, le personnel est attentif et professionnel. Je recommande vivement cette sortie.

Andrew P
United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

An absolutely fantastic trip around The Palm, The Bug Al-Arab, Marina and the skyline of Dubai! We were kept well hydrated and provided with some really great picture opportunities and information about key parts of Dubai. A very personal and excellently run trip!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

The speedboat tour was good. I wish we went to The World but we only went to Palm Jumeirah and Burj Al Arab. The tour guid said it was because of the cioastguard.
Overall the tour was good despite the weather conditions. Not much sun that day.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

The trip was amazing the staff were excellent

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Excellent trip with really informative guide. As there are only 6 people on the boat it feels very comfortable and exclusive. Was a good way to see some of the sights while sitting in the sunshine. Would definitely recommend. Collection and drop off as promised - was slightly late but they phoned concierge of hotel to inform us so not a problem.

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