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  • Dubai: City Helicopter Tour

    1. Dubai: City Helicopter Tour

    Enjoy breathtaking views of the city's sights from above on a helicopter tour. Capture unobstructed, panoramic views of Dubai's record-breaking structures. Admire the world's tallest building from up high as you get closer to the Burj Khalifa. Cruise over the beaches of Dubai and see the Burj Al Arab's sail-like structure from a different perspective. Watch the Palm Jumeirah and its luxurious residences fan out below you. See the iconic facade of the Atlantis standing tall at the head of the man-made island.

  • Dubai: Helicopter Flight from The Palm to The Burj Khalifa

    2. Dubai: Helicopter Flight from The Palm to The Burj Khalifa

    Enjoy bird’s-eye views of the exciting city of Dubai on board a luxury helicopter. Departing from a helipad at Atlantis the Palm, you will fly like a rock star for 12, 15, or 25 minutes, admiring Dubai from high up in the sky. Fly for 12 minutes from Atlantis The Palm heading to Burj Khalifa, flying over Burj Al Arab and the Dubai Coastline. Alternatively, choose the 15-minute flight via Burj Al Arab, the World Islands viewed from the South Pole, Port Rashid, and Palm Jumeirah. See it all with the 25-minute flight option from Atlantis The Palm to the old Dubai Creek. In addition to the above, you'll see Ski Dubai, the Jebel Ali horse track, Media and Internet City, Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Emirates Livings, and more. Admire Dubai’s iconic buildings and magnificent skyline from a unique perspective. Each helicopter has 6 seats, including 3 window seats for maximum views....

    Great experience and a must do. You have to find a taxi yourself after because no taxis are near the business office at the palms. We walked about 15 min to where they were located but still worth it

  • Dubai: Sunrise Balloon Flight with Breakfast & Falcon Photo

    3. Dubai: Sunrise Balloon Flight with Breakfast & Falcon Photo

    Your balloon adventure starts out with an early morning pick-up at your hotel. Then, head out before sunrise to the desert to begin a 4-hour adventure! You’ll float above the Arabian Desert for about an hour in the rising morning sun. In addition to seeing giant red sand dunes you’ll be on the lookout for camels, wild gazelles, vivid green oases, date farms, and the ever-changing shadows on the desert landscape. Keep an eye out for the mighty Arabian oryx in their natural habitat. Once you have landed, drive to a private desert conservation reserve and freshen up in the clean, private bathrooms. Get the opportunity to take a photo with a Peregrine falcon and enjoy a scrumptious breakfast of delicacies such as hand-cut smoked salmon, a fruit platter, and more.  After the end of this magical ride you’ll be transferred back to the city and dropped off at your hotel.

    Despite corona and Ramadan everything went smoothly - from booking to the end. Especially, for the first time it is a must see, flying over the desert with beautiful view of the sunrise. Pickup on time in air conditioning bus. Also the drop on the way back went good. Balkon Ride as expected last for one hour. Afterwards nice ride with a safari jeep to the camp. Camp made delicious buffet, with opportunities to take Picture with falcons and riding camels. However the time at the camp were too short: only one hour. All in all nice experience especially for the first time. Thus 5 stars

  • Dubai: Helicopter Flight Over The Palm Jumeirah

    4. Dubai: Helicopter Flight Over The Palm Jumeirah

    Make your stay in Dubai more memorable with a 17-minute helicopter flight over The Palm Jumeirah, and enjoy breathtaking views of the city's sights. Climb aboard your helicopter at the Dubai Police Academy, and look down on the scenic beauty of the Burj Al Arab, built in the form of the sail of a sailing ship, and the only 7-star hotel in the world. Look down on the luxury developments of The Palm Jumeirah, part of the Palm Island project and home to the iconic Atlantis Hotel. Get a closer view of the Burj Khalifa and the city's Business Bay District. Enjoy panoramic views of some of Dubai's record-breaking structures, such as the world's tallest hotel (JW Marriot), Emirates Towers, and Dubai Mall (the largest shopping mall in the world). Return to Mother Earth with memories to last a lifetime.

    Have done this before, shorter journey, but today felt very different, very safe in Franciscos capable driving, loved the jet ski trails on the gulf

  • Dubai: 22-Minute Helicopter Flight

    5. Dubai: 22-Minute Helicopter Flight

    Climb aboard for an exciting helicopter flight from the Dubai Police Academy, and then fly over the breathtaking wonders of Dubai, including Palm Jumeirah and the Atlantis the Palm Hotel. Look down on the unique World Islands archipelago. Cruise above the beaches of Dubai and see the Burj al Arab from a different perspective. Admire the world's tallest building from up high as you get closer to the Burj Khalifa.

    Fly over the heritage area of Al Fahidi to see the historical wind towers. Pass over the spice bazaar of the Old Souk and the monuments of Dubai Creek. Listen to a commentary from your live guide and ask any questions you may have.

    This particular 22-minute flight is perfect for someone who may be flying in a helicopter for the first time. The helicopter pilot was very professional, he used very subtle movements to while controlling the helicopters movements. A moderate speed, great view, and the pilot pointing out points of interest make this a great way to view the city, especially if viewing it for the first time. Outstanding value for the money!

  • Dubai: Ski Dubai Penguin Encounter Tickets

    6. Dubai: Ski Dubai Penguin Encounter Tickets

    Come to see a world-first: the “Snow Penguins at Ski Dubai” show. The Gentoo and King Penguins at Ski Dubai will treat you to a unique experience.  During this 40-minute encounter you’ll have the opportunity to experience an exclusive interaction with these remarkable birds. You’ll be able to get up-close and personal in this one-of-a-kind intimate and fun activity at the Mall of the Emirates. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to get close to these friendly animals in a great habitat that was created especially for them. Please be at Ski Dubai 45 minutes before the encounter starts to allow enough time for security checks, clothing, and all the arrangements.

    100/100 best experience. The penguins were great, the staff were great. Very cold but when enjoying the company of the penguins you forget about the cold. We had a cuddle with the penguin which legit melted my heart. LOVED LOVED LOVED THIS EXPERIENCE.

  • Dubai: Self-Drive Guided Desert Adventure by 4WD Dune Buggy

    7. Dubai: Self-Drive Guided Desert Adventure by 4WD Dune Buggy

    Enjoy an epic experience in the Dubai desert aboard a customized off-road Polaris XP 1000 dune buggy. Benefit from an easy-to-drive vehicle with automatic gearbox and 4WD capabilities. Travel in safety on a guided tour, and thrill to the speed and excitement of the vehicle. Experience the beauty of the desert on an adventure of a lifetime. Take an introductory tour, a 2 or 4-hour explorer tour or a full-day explorer tour to encounter mighty dunes such as Big Red and Pink Rock.

    Super Guide, Perfect organization, top Buggys, friendly People, we highly recommend the tour! Gerhard and Jean Paul, Germany

  • Dubai: 30-Min Flyboard Beginner Session at The Palm Jumeirah

    8. Dubai: 30-Min Flyboard Beginner Session at The Palm Jumeirah

    Challenge gravity and fly like a superhero on this adrenalin-filled flyboard activity. Experience the sensation of flying above the waters around Dukes The Palm hotel. Beginners are provided 30-minute flyboard sessions, which include around 10 minutes of instruction from a professional to ensure that you enjoy your experience and that you fly safely. Your instructor will assist you and manage the power according to your skill level. Once you’re comfortable on the device, the instructor will show you some new tricks such as sinning, and how to dive like a dolphin.

    Easy to find, just took a taxi to the Dukes the Palm hotel & walked through the lobby & over to the beach. Very welcoming team when I arrived. I was in the beautiful warm waters after a few minutes & the session began. I had a full 30minute session with Chris the instructor who was very good with controlling the power to the fly board & after I started to get the hang of fly boarding (this is my 2nd session) Chris began to give me some excellent air time and height & then teach me basic tricks such as spinning 360 on the fly board. The intercom built into the helmets was really helpful enabling Chris the instructor to tell me exactly what to do. No problems with the equipment, it all looked brand new. There didn’t appear to be an option to record the activity using a go pro so I would suggest taking your own (make sure you tie something that floats to it just in case ;-) ) I would definitely book another session with Hydro Water Sports & get Chris to instruct me again.

  • Flyboard in Dubai: 30-Minute Session

    9. Flyboard in Dubai: 30-Minute Session

    Discover the thrills of a flyboard if you’ve never experienced this activity before, or improve your skills if this isn’t your first time. On this 30-minute activity in Dubai, a specially trained, professional instructor will be your guide to ensure that you fly safely. He will assist you and manage the power according to your skill level. Try to rise as high as you can to admire the views of the surrounding area. It’s possible to climb as high as 6 meters! Once you’re comfortable, you can also try out new figures and even dive like a dolphin. Have a photo taken with the iconic Burj Al Arab in the background.

    The guys were very friendly and helpful and the trainer did a great job and was patient!

  • Dubai: 3-Hour Aventura Parks General Admission

    10. Dubai: 3-Hour Aventura Parks General Admission

    Aventura features the longest series of thrilling zip lines in the region, and over 85 climbing, tree-surfing, zip-lining, rope-crossing challenges spread over 5 different levels, off the ground and between the trees. Challenge, adventure, and fun is guaranteed for all ages. Aventura is a place to experience an unforgettable day in the great outdoors where safety is the top priority. If you stay long enough or come at night, you can experience the forest with your head torches and special lighting after sunset. The park is open until 10pm during week-ends. The Aventura Cafe offers delicious healthy snacks and beverages. When planning your visit, make sure to show up at least 20 minutes before your briefing session. Please expect an entry fee to Mushrif Park of AED3 per person or AED10 per car that is charged separately by the Dubai Municipality for the upkeep of the beautiful 5 square ...

    I had such a good time!! The staff is super friendly and helpful. The circuits are very engaging and the zip lines are super fun! If doing exercise was this fun always I’d do it all the time!

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What people are saying about Dubai

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 62 reviews

100/100 best experience. The penguins were great, the staff were great. Very cold but when enjoying the company of the penguins you forget about the cold. We had a cuddle with the penguin which legit melted my heart. LOVED LOVED LOVED THIS EXPERIENCE.

I had planned on such a flight for a long time and my expectations were not disappointed. Booking, your own journey, on-site procedures, flight ... etc ... everything went smoothly and professionally. Anytime again and worth a clear recommendation.

Everything very well organized. That was a great experience. Incredible perspectives. The pilot flew very well, everyone felt comfortable. Gladly again later. The video, which you can buy, is also highly recommended. :-)

I had such a good time!! The staff is super friendly and helpful. The circuits are very engaging and the zip lines are super fun! If doing exercise was this fun always I’d do it all the time!

It was really nice i had never done this before and it was not so complicated ! The team is really great and Muhammad was a good instructor !