1. United Arab Emirates
  2. Dubai
  3. Dubai Creek

Half-Day Dubai City Tour with Dubai Frame Tickets

Product ID: 160202
Dubai, the city of dreams, is a city that is alive all the time. There is much to be seen in this city that tempts everyone to visit at least once. The tour is to help visitors understand what is so cosmopolitan about the city.
About this activity
Duration: 5.5 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide

Pickup included

Complimentary pick up is available from Dubai city hotels, apartments, and Dubai Cruise Terminal (Port Rashid). Pick up from Dubai Airport is available from Holiday Inn Airport Hotel. Pick up from Bab Al Shams, Al Maha Resort, Jebel Ali, Sport/Motor City is available with an additional fee. Pick up will be made within 0-40 minutes of your selected time as per your location.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Feel the nostalgia of Dubai at its place of origin, Dubai Creek
  • Browse for collections of gold and spices at traditional souks
  • Stop for photos at Blue Mosque, Burj Al Arab, Palm Jumeirah and Atlantis the Palm
  • Enjoy amazing views of both the new and old side of city from the Dubai Frame
  • Ride an old Abra (water taxi) at Dubai Creek
Full description
The tour will commence when you are picked up from the hotel/selected location by your tour guide. The first pit stop of the tour will be at the Palm Jumeirah, the celebrated man-made island that mimics the shape of a Palm Tree. Make a photo-stop at Atlantis Hotel that stands at the apex of the Island.

From this point, get a peek of the Dubai Marina, an opulent waterfront featuring splendid architecture.

Then move to Souk Madinat Jumeirah and experience the charm of Bedouin Culture and marketplace.

The quaint market recreates the bygone trade culture that existed in Dubai before the modernization. Here, you can catch a glimpse of sumptuous Burj Al Arab in the background.

Then you will be driven to Al Farooq Omar Bin Al Khattab Mosque, popularly known as the Blue Mosque. The mosque’s design which is inspired by the Blue Mosque in Istanbul combines Andalusian and Ottoman architecture. The mosque interiors, which can accommodate 2000 people, are beautified with extravagant chandeliers and wall art. After the mosque visit, you'll be driven to old Dubai to witness the past and progress of this ultra-modern city.

Visit the Dubai Creek and enjoy an Abra Ride (ancient water transport system) to cross the Creek.

Stroll through the Gold and Spice Souks which are lined with shops and stalls selling exquisite gold and spice items.

Then move to the last pit stop of the tour: the Dubai Frame. Witness the 150-meter building that replicates the shape of a photo frame. The building comprises two lofty towers which are connected by a glass bridge. You can view Old Dubai on one side and modern Dubai on the other side of the Frame.

After this, you will be dropped back to your selected location.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Clean and air-conditioned vehicle
  • A professional licensed tour guide
  • Dubai Frame entrance tickets
  • Cold mineral water
What’s Not Included
  • Any extra services or expenses not mentioned above
  • No Guiding inside the frame
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please note, the tour duration will be between 5.5 - 6 hours, depending on traffic
• The stated tour duration includes pick-up and drop off times
• This trip is not wheelchair accessible
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 560 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.8 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.6 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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Super nice and nice to see a lot of Dubai in a short time. We did this on our last day and then saw everything we had 'missed'! If you had to do this on your own, it would really not work out in one day in terms of time.

March 8, 2020

Laid back informative tour of Dubai and the Frame. The "Blue Mosque" was amazing and we got to wear Muslim garb to go inside and our tour guide, Noon, was a great photographer. He took a photo of me in the tour-provided Muslim garb in the Mosque which I will blow up because it is a well framed, black and white photo giving it a timeless feel. Noor also took photos of us at the beach which were creative. I got an overview of the city of Dubai including the old section with its many Souks, the Marina District where we took a small boat on the river and we drove to Palm Jamiera, the man-made island. Views from the Frame were amazing. Overall a great way to spend a half day in this beautiful city.

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February 29, 2020

Excellent tour! It really was a great tour and it was because of our awesome tour guide Adnan! Super helpful guide who answered all our questions, and moved at our pace! If I come back to Dubai again I will definitely ask for a tour with Adnan! The main reason for this tour was the half day in the AM because I had plans for later in the day and this one was perfect because it ended around 1pm. I can not recommend Adnan enough and I’m sure OceanAir travel appreciates his hard work as he is definitely dedicated to his work and servicing his guests! Thank you for a great experience me and my wife thank you!!

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February 24, 2020

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Product ID: 160202