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  • Location:Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Duration:15 or 25 minutes

Helicopter Flight in Dubai

Admire the spectacular sights of Dubai from the skies on a 15- minute or 25-minute shared Dubai helicopter flight. With an experienced pilot at the controls, settle into a 5-passenger helicopter and soar above the Palm Jumeirah, Burj Al-Arab and other landmarks. Hover around the Burj Khalifa, glide over The World, the man-made archipelago in the Persian Gulf  shaped like a world map, and snap photos as your pilot points out the main landmarks. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included on your Dubai helicopter tour.  


  • 15- or 25-minute helicopter flight in Dubai
  • Listen to a comprehensive safety briefing before taking to the skies
  • Soar over Palm Jumeirah, one of Dubai’s impressive artificial archipelagos
  • See attractions such as Burj Al-Arab hotel and Burj Khalifa, one of the world’s tallest skyscrapers
  • Fly about The World, an archipelago where ‘countries’ are up for private residential sale

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What You Can Expect

Helicopter Flight in Dubai

See Dubai's impressive skyline from a helicopter!

Choose from a 15-minute or 25-minute Dubai helicopter tour when you book. Then, after a pickup from your central Dubai hotel, travel to the Atlantis The Palm hotel on the Palm Jumeirah to arrive at least 45 minutes before your flight start time.

Check in at the helipad and settle into the comfortable lounge. Sip on a complimentary soda, tea or coffee as you listen to a safety briefing, and when the time comes, meet your experienced pilot. 

Hop inside the state-of-the-art helicopter and sit next to the pilot or in the row of four seats behind. Then, enjoy the views as your helicopter whirrs skyward and flies high above Dubai and the Persian Gulf.

Soar over the coastline and drink in the sight of the Palm Jumeirah, the incredible Burj Khalifa and the Burj Al-Arab hotel.

Hover above the golden beaches and azure waters of the gulf, and have your camera poised as your pilot points out particular high-rises and attractions.

Then, keep your camera ready as you head out over the sea to The World, the stunning man-made archipelago shaped to resemble a world map.

Gaze down at the 300 or so sandy islets below and identify the different countries and continents, such as Lebanon and Greenland, as 
your pilot tells you about their private and hotelier owners.

After your 15-minute flight, touch back down at the Atlantis helipad and end your helicopter tour with a hotel drop-off. 

Alternatively, if you’ve upgraded to a 25-minute flight, enjoy an extra 10 minutes in the air. Fly over other areas of Dubai for bird’s-eye views of more of the city’s attractions. Then, return to the helipad and end your tour with a drop-off at your hotel.

Customer Reviews

Leodir C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

It is an obligation of who goes to Dubai fly over the Palm and The World.

Robin N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Great Way to see the islands the pilot was a lot of fun

Suzanne Z

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

First time in Dubai, so we HAD to do a helicopter ride! Our driver was prompt, immaculately dressed/polite/funny/informative. The car was spotless. Upon arriving at the launch point near the Atlantis we were escorted into a building to take our weight for distribution in the helicopter and within 20 minutes we were in the air. It truly gives an amazing perspective of what has been built in such a short time span. The World and the Palm Islands are amazing from above. The city scape is beautiful. Our driver was funny and pointed out many things that we may have missed otherwise. SO SO SO glad I got to do this tour!!!

Elizabeth W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

wonderful experience. If you are travelling to Dubai do not miss this opportunity.

Dilyana K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

I took the 25-minute tour and the experience was great! I enjoyed it a lot, even though I have been living in Dubai for several years now and have seen the most of it. I highly recommend the 25 minute tour, especially if this is your first visit to Dubai, as it covers all the significant landmarks of the city. The staff at the helipad was very professional as well. Thank you!

Kim Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Excellent way to see Dubai !

Troy E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Amazing experience.

Sophia D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Great experience! Highly recommend it

Michaela D United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Just been to Dubai for the third time and wanted to experience something different. So before going I booked the helicopter tour through here on Viator. An amazing experience, was honestly one of a lifetime. So glad I did it, got to see Dubai from a very different view. Beautiful and breathtaking.

Lonnie B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Loved it!

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