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Top Middle East & Africa Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours
Nobody wants to use vacation time in Dubai arranging tickets for excursions only to find they’re fully booked. Prebook this Dubai Water Canal cruise and relax knowing your place is secured. Then, simply board the ‘dhow’ (Arabian boat) and admire sights such as the Burj Khalifa and the canal’s illuminated waterfall bridge as you sail and relax over an international buffet dinner. Live entertainment and selected beverages are included.
Make an evening in Dubai extra special with a 2-hour Dubai Creek dinner cruise on the world's largest ‘dhow’— a traditional Arabian boat. Step aboard the beautifully illuminated Rustar floating restaurant, and admire Deira’s sparkling landmarks over a sumptuous dinner buffet. Settle on the outer deck or in the elegant cabins, and savor international and Emirati dishes prepared by the 5-star Movenpick hotel as you pass the floodlit Rolex Towers, souks and other landmarks. As you dine, enjoy an array of entertainment, including traditional Emirati dance shows and live music.
Catch the sunset over Cape Town from the deck of a sailboat on this evening cruise. Sit back and relax with a provided glass of sparkling wine while watching the sun sink over the city landscape. You’ll get frame-worthy photos of the city and Table Mountain in sunset hues; captain and crew are on hand to answer any questions and provide commentary.
See Abu Dhabi from the water on a scenic dinner cruise along the waterways of Abu Dhabi Creek. After hotel pickup, board an elegant dhow (traditional Arabic sailboat). This modern vessel has been updated with oversized windows to enjoy the view, and a full bar on board. Enjoy a lavish buffet dinner as you take enjoy the sights of the city in luxury and comfort.
Take a private cruise around Dubai in a mini-yacht and take in the sights. Admire the Dubai skyline and see landmarks such as Palm Jumeirah, Atlantis the Palm Hotel, and Burj Al Arab. Stop for a dip in the warm waters and listen to your favorite songs on board with a provided stereo system. This mini-yacht is suitable for up to six passengers and is inclusive of light refreshments.
Families with small children can still enjoy an evening sail on this pre-sunset cruise in Cape Town. Watch the sun sink lower in the sky and enjoy the “golden hour”, which makes for beautiful photos, on this pre-sunset cruise. You’ll get back to shore in plenty of time for dinner reservations or the kids’ bedtime. Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine and commentary from the crew while on board the boat.
See Dubai's landmarks and beautiful coastline from the deck of a boat on the Persian Gulf. During this boat tour, available in the early morning and late evening to beat the desert heat, get views of the Palm Jumeirah, the Dubai Marina, and the Burj Al Arab. Bring your camera for photo ops and learn about the history and culture of Dubai through your guide's narration.
Take in the highlights of Mauritius on an unforgettable catamaran cruise, with plenty of opportunity to swim, snorkel, and even feed some reef fish. Or, if you prefer, stay on board and enjoy the views while sipping unlimited drinks from the open bar. Madiana sails from Black River Bay to Tamarin Bay, La Preneuse, Le Morne, and Benetier Island, stopping for a savory seafood barbecue lunch paired white and rose wine.
Leave bustling Dubai for the idyllic Musandam Peninsula on this full-day cruise trip. Enjoy the mountain and coastal views as you cross into Oman and head for Khasab on Musandam’s northern coast, known as the ‘Norway of Arabia.’ Then, relax and enjoy the scenery on an unforgettable ‘dhow’ sail boat cruise, drifting by a coastline of rocky peaks, fjord-like inlets and green-blue waters. Look for dolphins, drop anchor at barren Telegraph Island, stop to swim and snorkel, and marvel at the setting over an onboard buffet lunch and unlimited sodas.
Experience five of Dubai’s iconic attractions and activities on this afternoon and evening tour. Traveling by air-conditioned vehicle with an informative guide, stop to admire the Burj Al Arab and Atlantis The Palm hotels. After a ‘dhow’ Arabian wooden boat cruise on Dubai Marina, absorb the spectacular views from the 124th-floor observation deck at the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. Finish with the fifth, final experience: a mouth-watering buffet dinner at the Armani Hotel, one of Dubai’s most sought-after dining destinations, complete with views of the Dubai Fountain Show.
Explore the waterways of Dubai Marina on this 2-hour, sightseeing dinner cruise. Climb aboard the ‘Dhow Alexandra,’ a wooden Arabic Ship that has been refurbished and renovated into a high-class floating restaurant operating in Dubai Marina. The Dhow Cruise Dinner has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city. Enjoy a buffet dinner with five salads, seven main-course dishes, a seafood soup and four dessert options, plus entertainment and a spectacular view of the city skyline from the water.
Glide along Dubai Creek and admire Dubai’s skyline over a gourmet dinner on this Bateaux Dubai evening cruise. Walk the red carpet onto the sightseeing boat and savor a welcome drink and canapés as you admire the floodlit landmarks from the glass-enclosed or outdoor decks. Pass top Dubai attractions including the Clock Tower and Al Maktoum Bridge, and enjoy a 4-course gourmet dinner serenaded by a pianist. Choose a selection of sodas to accompany your meal, or upgrade to a package of house wines and more.
Cruise the Nile River from Aswan to Luxor on a 5-star cruise that explores the ancient highlights of the Upper Nile. From the Temple of Philae to Kom Ombo Temple and the Valley of the Kings, discover royal tombs to temples. An included sunrise hot-air balloon flight above Luxor’s magnificent West Bank helps take in the scale of the ancient settlement, and onboard entertainment ensures a lively cruise. Discover one of the most impressive temples in Egypt by visiting Abu Simbel 285 km south of Aswan.
A Nile River cruise is an essential part of any southern Egypt trip. This overnight sail from Aswan to Luxor is the perfect way to unwind for an evening and absorb yourself in Egyptian culture. Enjoy all your meals onboard the vessel and stop at the Komombo and Edfu temples to learn more about ancient Egypt.
Advance-booking a 'felucca' sailboat ride in Luxor will save you the hassle and time of organizing it on the ground. With this trip, ride a private white-sailed felucca on the River Nile as the sun sets behind the West Bank hills. Soak in the views, learn about the sights from a guide, and visit Banana Island to savor fresh bananas and Egyptian tea. Ideal for families and couples, with hotel transfers included for ease.
Combine the sights and lights of Yas Island—home to many of Abu Dhabi’s 21st-century leisure attractions—with dinner to save precious vacation time in the city on this “dhow” boat dinner cruise. Rather than organize your own transport around the island before or after dinner; enjoy panoramic views of the illuminated Yas Marina, Yas F1 Circuit, and Ferrari World as you eat and relax.
Navigate the Nile River’s gentle current with a 2-hour lunch cruise with hotel transfer. Escape Cairo’s busy streets and enjoy warm breezes as you sample Egyptian delicacies from an open buffet. Watch swaying palms and the city skyline drift by, spot traditional feluccas and fishing boats, and take in the sights from the water. When you return to port, simply meet your driver for the return trip to your hotel.
Follow in the wake of prophets and pharaohs on this all-inclusive, 4-night deluxe Nile cruise, the perfect way to experience the majesty of one of the world’s great rivers. See the highlights of Luxor and Aswan with your own private guide and vehicle; admire the temples at Edfu and Kom Ombo; and enjoy treats from an onboard djellaba party to a belly-dance show and a felucca sailboat ride.
Enjoy a full-day catamaran cruise to see the rare spinning Dolphins on the west coast of Mauritius including a visit to Crystal rock and Benitiers Island.
You will set sail to the magical cruise to Ile aux Benitiers. During this catamaran cruise, you will discover the dolphins of Tamarin bay. Anchoring at Ile aux Benitiers, take advantage of the crystal-clear water and sandy beaches while snorkeling or just lazing around.
We make sure that you will enjoy a fun and exciting full day at Ile aux Benitiers including a catamaran trip, Dolphin watch, The crystal Rock, Snorkeling and a 3-course lunch with a selection of unlimited local alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks at Benitier Island.
This catamaran west coast cruise offers a great combination of nature, beautiful lagoons, encountering dolphins in their natural habitat and enjoying the cruising experience.
Skip the expense of flying and travel south for a Nile cruise in style. Exploring with a guide in a group capped at just 12 travelers, catch the sleeper train to Aswan, then join a 5-star ship for a full-board cruise. See the signature sights of Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu, and Luxor with a guide—please note, entrance fees are not included. Finally, take the sleeper back from Luxor.
Set sail around the sunsoaked north shore of Mauritius on a full-day catamaran cruise from Cap Malheureux. Admire views of Gunners Coin and Ilot Gabriel; dive in to swim and snorkel at Coin de Mire and Flat Island; and tuck into a delicious barbecue lunch on-board.
Admire the views of Muscat from a sunset cruise on this evening tour. Board a traditional dhow and set out to sea. Lounge on the cushion-covered deck and sip soft drinks as you sail. Snap photographs of Muscat’s seaside promenade, the Portuguese forts of Al Alam Palace, the port, and more.
The ideal way to see the iconic Cape Town Atlantic coastline. A relaxed one hour cruise from the V&A Waterfront to the historic Green Point lighthouse and back. Spectacular views of the city and Table mountain from the perspective of ancient mariners!