If you visit Dubai at the right time of the year (after October & before May) you’ll get the treat of experiencing some of the best weather around and the temptation of the water gets too hard to resist. Here are some of our top recommendations if you’re looking to spend as much time on the blue waters as possible…
You might have seen these little boats all around the city before, but never known where you can catch a ride yourself. The dhows, are traditional Arabic boats and one of the main places you can find cruise options is at the Dubai Creek. We recommend going at night because the lights make the whole scenery that much more spectacular. Check out the website above to give you an idea about prices and options available.
You know those bus tours that take you around both land and water all in one? Well the wonder bus tours do just that – it starts at a mall, takes you around the old part of the city where you’ll learn about the archaeological and historical landmarks. Then, upon reaching the creek it transforms into a boat and gives you a ride on the water. Ticket prices go from Dhs95 for adult & children, consult the website for more experiences/ticket purchases.
Jet Ski Tour
One of the more original ideas of the list and perfect for the adrenaline junkies: what sounds cooler than a city tour on a jet ski? If you’ve wanted to get out on that jet ski but haven’t found the right opportunity – here it is. The guide will take you around some of the top spots in Dubai, with a photo-op in front of the stunning Burj Al Arab. No need to worry if you’re a newbie to the water sport, it’s suitable for all skill levels and the instructor will be there for any help needed. Consult here for the various options, prices, tours, etc.
Private Yacht Tour
If you’re feeling extra bougie, fancy and on a mission to live your best life then why not get a tour in a yacht that’s just for you (+ your party). Just like the jet ski tour, you’ll get to see some of the best sights in the city including the Burj Al Arab, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Marina or if you’ve got your own list of what to see, then just let the tour guide know and they’ll curate the tour just for you.Consult here for prices, options, etc.