Begin your tour with pickup at the cruise port at the agreed upon time. Meet your dedicated guide and climb into a comfortable, private tour vehicle, then head into the city for 5 hours of exploring.
Begin in Dubai's modern sector, by visiting the man-made Palm Island Jumeirah, then to through the underwater tunnel to the Atlantis, the Palm. Spend some time exploring and taking photos of the hotel before continuing to the Dubai Marina, where you can walk along the water and admire the Dubai skyline, featuring more than 260 skyscrapers. Explore the Souk Madinat Jumeirah, modeled after a lagoon city, and the lively Souk Madinat.
Travel to the spice market — passing the Gold Souk in transit — where you can immerse yourself in the smells and tastes of old Dubai. Then, hop a water taxi for a ride up Dubai Creek, enjoying the skyline of both new and old Dubai from the water.
Once you reach the Burj Khalifa, visit the 124th floor for views of the entire city from the world's tallest building. Snap photo and take your time reveling in the feeling of being high above the world.
Head over to the Dubai Mall to see the Dubai Aquarium, featuring more than 33,000 sea creatures behind the largest acrylic pane in the world.
Once your 5-hour shore excursion is over, return to the port for drop-off.