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Dubai Marina
Dubai Marina

Dubai Marina

Street H, District 4, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The Basics

Built during the 2000s, Dubai Marina is one of Dubai’s busiest leisure districts; visitors head here to relax, shop, sightsee, and eat. While strolling along the palm-dotted 4.3-mile (7-kilometer) Marina Walk, you’ll see skyscrapers, million-dollar yachts, and traditional dhows. Top attractions include the Dubai Marina Mall, the Dubai Marina Yacht Club, sightseeing cruises, and the nearby Walk at JBR (Jumeirah Beach Residence), a beachfront shopping and dining promenade.

Many people visit the marina as part of a Dubai city tour, stopping to see the waterway with the benefit of a guide and without the hassle of having to arrange transport. Others join a dinner cruise or hop aboard a luxury yacht.

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90 Minutes Speedboat Tour: Dubai Marina, Atlantis and Burj Al Arab
90 Minutes Speedboat Tour: Dubai Marina, Atlantis and Burj Al Arab
star-4.5
$40.00 per adult
Traveler Favorite
Great way to see the city at night
This was a great way to see the city at night, especially in late June. Lots of fun and some good information about key sites. If you want fancy or leisurely, then this probably isn’t for you, but we loved the speed.
Adam_T, Jun 2022

Recent reviews from experiences in Dubai

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Best experience during...
Junie_Q, May 2022
Dubai Marina Yacht Tour with Breakfast or BBQ
Best experience during travelling in Dubai with a good very accommodating crew and captain and the boat was super clean, the food is also ok but more on bread options. Thanks you "Xclusive YACHTS" We will always going with you guys in the future it's great choice.
star-5
Awesome
kareem_s, May 2022
Dubai Marina Yacht Tour with Breakfast or BBQ
Clean and arranged excellent trip I'm very happy and it will be repeated again in the future inshallah
star-5
Amazing
Paula_C, Apr 2022
Dubai Guided Sightseeing Boat Tours
Great experience with amazing staff. Highly recommended. Fun activity with great tour guidance and safety measures in place.
star-5
Simply stunning.
Krista_C, May 2022
Dubai Marina Dinner Cruise with Live Music
This cruise was everything I hoped for and more. Incredibly relaxing and somewhat romantic if with a significant other. Just as suitable for family and friends as well. They had a saxophone player and he was wonderful. Exceptional service and the food was absolutely delicious! The Dubai Marina is stunning and this was the perfect way to take it all in. Highly recommend.
star-4
Dubai Dinner Cruise
Chiquita_C, Mar 2022
Dubai Marina: Dhow Cruise Dinner with Entertainment
The view and entertainment was great. Thr food was good. I did wish the bathrooms were cleaner and more options at the bar.
star-5
Great tour!
Jan_D, Mar 2022
Full Day Dubai City Tour with Burj Khalifa Ticket 'At the Top'
The tour guide was on time to pick me up from my hotel. The car was clean and tidy. The city tour was great! It was a very enjoyable day!
star-5
Brilliant experience
Nadia_R, Feb 2022
Dubai Marina Dinner Cruise with Live Music
It's was awesome experience in this dinner cruise everything was perfect, the price I paid it's worth ,lovely atmosphere fresh clean Posh experience, worth every single penny , in future definitely will come back with my family, 100% recommendation . Just love it
star-5
Fantastic trip especially for the price. Thoroughly recommend
James_M, May 2022
90 Minutes Speedboat Tour: Dubai Marina, Atlantis and Burj Al Arab
The guy running it was great, very friendly and informative. Started in Dubai marina, went out past Jumeriah beach, round the Palm to see the Burj Al Arab and then back through the Palm.
star-5
Nice cruise and dinner
Hana_A, Jan 2022
Dubai Marina Dinner Cruise with Live Music
The views, music and food were good. I was impressed by how careful the staff was in using Covid protocols..I felt very safe.
star-5
great tour
Travis_W, Jan 2022
Dubai Top Five Attractions Tour with Admission Ticket and Optional Buffet Dinner
Tour guide was very knowledgeable and kind. Nice and clean van. Visited all the top attractions in a couple of hours, with time for pics and to explore.
star-5
We had a wonderful time....
Ketiana_P, Jan 2022
Luxury Yacht Private Cruising: Dubai Marina, Atlantis and Burj Al Arab
We had a wonderful time. The boat was clean and The decoration was nice. The staff were amazing. They didn't mind taking pictures for us.
star-4
Atlantis and Burj Al Arab from the sea
Aby_L, Jun 2022
90 Minutes Speedboat Tour: Dubai Marina, Atlantis and Burj Al Arab
It was a good experience, especially because it was sunset time. I recommend this boat ride to anyone who loves watersports
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Things to Know Before You Go

  • Dubai Marina is a must-visit for sightseers, shoppers, and sailing and architecture buffs.

  • Bring sunglasses and suncrean if you plan to stroll along Dubai Marina Walk—there’s not much shade.

  • Most Dubai city tours include a brief stop at the marina so you can take in the skyscrapers and yachts.

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How to Get There

The easiest way to Dubai Marina is to step off the metro at the DAMAC or Jumeirah Lakes Tower stations. You can wander to the marina from either or catch a metro shuttle bus to the waterside. Otherwise, jump in a cab or a number 8 Dubai public bus.

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When to Get There

Dubai Marina’s mix of outdoor and indoor attractions make it perfect year-round. It’s popular in the evenings, when many people stroll the Marina Walk to see the illuminated towers and boats and absorb the relaxed vibe over drinks and dinner. For daytime walks or shopping, avoid the crowds and hottest sun by arriving early.

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Other Attractions at Dubai Marina

Visitors tend to make a beeline for the 140 stores and restaurants at Dubai Marina Mall or spend their time watching the yachts from a waterside café. Many also head to the north end to take in the super-high, twisted Cayan Tower, while adventure-lovers book rides on the zipline, swooshing along the cable high above the waterway.

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Frequently Asked Questions
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