Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina

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Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina highlights

  • Spend an unforgettable evening on the dhow cruise for one-of-its-kind experience.

  • Take-in the panoramic views of the dazzling lights and amazing architecture of Dubai.

  • Treat your taste buds to a delicious international buffet including a variety of Arabic dishes accompanied with beverages.

  • Enjoy an evening full of entertainment with Tanoura Dance Show and live music, while relishing your meal.


D3 Yachts Ali
The Palm Jumeirah - Dubai Marina - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Al Barsha
Al Barsha - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Bur Dubai
Bur Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Deira - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Sheikh Zayed Road
Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina cancellation_policy

  • If cancellation are made 30 days before the date of travel then 15.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 15 days to 30 days before the date of travel then 25.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 7 days to 15 days before the date of travel then 50.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 0 days to 7 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • In the event of unforeseen weather conditions, union issues, government restrictions, or any other circumstances beyond human control, certain trips or activities may be cancelled. In such cases, alternate feasible options will be provided. However, a cash refund will not be available.
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Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina overview

Activity Location: Behind Al Rahim Mosque - Marina Promenade - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Pickup & Drop location (If you select the variant with shared transfers):

  • From Hotels located in below mentioned places

Deira, Bur Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road & Al Barsha

Pickup Timings (If you select the variant with shared transfers): 

  • Between 6:45 pm to 7:15 pm (Deira & Burdubai)
  • Between 7:15 pm to 7:45 pm (SZR / Al Barsha)

Boarding Time: 7.45 PM

Activity Timings: 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM (Everyday)

Activity Duration: 1 Hour 30 minutes

About Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina:

Go on a spectacular five-star cruise where you will get to have Indian and international delicacies. Sip on a wide variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages while watching the Tanoura dance performance by the talented dancers on board. Enjoy the stunning views of Dubai’s lights while having different complimentary snacks. Book tickets to Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina, and spend an amazing time on the award-winning cruise with your family and friends.

About the Activity:

  • Go on the luxurious 5-star cruise and enjoy delicious food, drinks, and entertainment on board.
  • Marvel at the breathtaking views of the Dubai Marina and the skyscrapers of the city while dining on the cruise. 
  • Opt from the two seating options, the lower deck where you can dine in the fully air-conditioned area, and the upper deck, an open area from where you get excellent views of the city. 
  • After arriving on the cruise, you will be welcomed with delicious dates and coffee.
  • Book Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina and savor vegetarian and non-vegetarian food from the buffet.
  • Enjoy the refreshing beverages (available in a variety of alcoholic & non-alcoholic choices) served during the exquisite Tanoura dance performance on the cruise.

How to Reach?

  • By Tram: Jumeirah Lakes Towers is the nearest tram station. The tram stop is 901 meters away, a 12-minute walk.
  • By Metro: Take the M1 metro line on the Red Line to the nearest metro station, Jumeirah Lakes Tower, which is 1.5 km from the Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina and a 14-minute walk away.
  • By Bus: Buses no. 8, 88, and F55A all have stops near Dhow Cruise Dubai. You can get off from any of these three buses at Union Metro Bus Stop D, which is 121 meters from the cruise and takes 3 minutes to walk to.

Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina faqs

What is a Dhow Cruise in Dubai Marina?

In Dubai Marina, the classic wooden boat tour is the Dhow Cruise, which boasts 360-degree glass walls, a magnificent dining area, and entertainment and recreation equipment. When it comes to Dubai marina dhow cruise, there are a few reliable companies to choose from. On a dhow cruise you can see the city's modern side, with its famous landmarks and architectural wonders lining the creek. Dhow cruises on Dubai Creek and Dubai Marina are very similar except for the scenery and atmosphere.

What is the best time to go on a Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina?

The best time to go on a Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina is during the sunset hours, which is an optimal time to fully appreciate Dubai's stunning skyline. During this time, the landscape is bathed in a pink hue from the setting sun, providing an incredible viewing experience. 

How much does a Dubai dhow cruise cost?

The cost of a Dubai Dhow cruise generally ranges from around AED 199 to AED 299 per person. The lower end of the price range usually includes a basic dhow cruise experience with a dinner buffet, while the higher end of the price range may include a more luxurious cruise with additional amenities such as live entertainment or private seating.

Is it necessary to book in advance for a Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina?

While not necessary, it is advised to book in advance for the Dhow Cruise Marina Dubai as the evening time slots are the ultimate rush hours and often get booked up quickly. As such, we highly recommend making online reservations in advance to secure your preferred time slot.

What activities can I expect on a Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina?

There are numerous activities you can expect on the Dhow Cruise including sightseeing the illuminated buildings such as the Dubai Marina Mall, the Burj Al Arab, the Palm Jumeirah and the Atlantis Hotel. You can savour multiple delicacies at the buffet and also enjoy a variety of entertainment options such as the traditional tanoura dance, a magic show and a puppet show.

Is Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina worth it?

Dhow cruises in Dubai are totally worth it because they have a part of them completely dedicated to the traditional Bedouin style of living. They let you explore the marina canal and the cultural aspects attached to this enamoring water body. Marina skyline is the highlight of this cruise and is sure to leave you wide-eyed and wanting for more. The cruise seeks your attention in the form of traditional Arabic music and dance performances and astounding live shows; that tell you the story of how the now modernised city journeyed through various obstacles to become one of the most tourist-thronged places in the world.

What is the duration of the Dhow Cruise?

The duration of the Dubai marina dhow cruise is approximately 90 minutes to 2 hours. Though the Dhow Cruise's supper is typically between 7:00 and 10:00 p.m. This activity takes about 2 hours on average. In this two-hour excursion, you'll travel along a canal in the Venetian style, seeing the metropolis from the water. Embark on a traditional wooden dhow ride, float across the beautiful waterways, and take in the stunning mansions and resorts' architectural designs. In addition, you will have a sumptuous dinner from a four-star international buffet featuring both vegetarian and meat options. On the cruise, you can spend a spectacular evening seeing performances of the Egyptian Tanoura Dance. 

Where is the boarding point for the Dhow Cruise in Dubai Marina?

The boarding point for a Dubai Marina dhow cruise is Dubai Marina Promenade-West (behind Lotus Marina. However, the Dhow Cruise departs from the area around The Palm Islands in Dubai Marina. Once you reach the boarding area, you'll get a warm welcome from the personnel in the form of delicious dates and Arabic coffee. Your evening aboard the Alexandra Marina dhow takes off with a warm welcome and a delicious meal as amazing sights await you as you ride down Dubai Marina. Some of them include luxury hotels, private homes and the Palm Jumeirah.

What are the departure and arrival timings for the Dhow Cruise?

The departure and arrival timings for the Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina are 8:30 PM and 11:00 PM, respectively. Though the boat starts sailing at 8:30 PM, guests can arrive 30-45 minutes before departure to enjoy the welcome drinks and the view. The hours of operation for Dhow Cruise Dubai are Monday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm. Dinner on the Dhow Cruise is often served between the hours of 7:00 PM and 10:00 PM. Depending on the time of day, you can enjoy a variety of sights aboard a Dhow cruise in Dubai's Marina. Therefore, it is crucial that you manage your time well. You must visit Dubai Marina in the late afternoon or early morning if you choose to do more sightseeing there. However, you must pick a nighttime meal if you desire a quiet or romantic evening. 

What does the Dhow Cruise package include?

The Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina package includes activities and meals. In terms of entertainment, there will be a 90-minute cruise through Dubai Marina, the Yacht Club, and the Marina Towers with soothing instrumental music, live performances, and cultural displays. On the other hand, the meals in the package come with coffee, dates, and welcome drinks. A full 3-course international buffet dinner is also included, along with both vegetarian and non-vegetarian foods, mineral water, and soft drinks.

Is the Dhow Cruise suitable for families and children?

Yes, the Dubai Marina Dhow Cruise is suitable for families and children. Children, however, are required to wear life vests and pay attention to the boat's directions from the captain. Parents are expected to supervise their children at all times. Kids accompanying you on a dhow trip, will have enough things to do on board. Face painting, henna art, and puppet acts fall into this category. They will also marvel at the beautiful vistas of Dubai from the boat in addition to this. The cruise is not just fun for kids but for adults as well, making it a great outing for the whole family. But before you book your dhow trip, make sure you verify if there is a minimum age restriction.

Can I arrange special events or celebrations on the Dhow Cruise?

Yes, you can arrange special events or celebrations on the Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina. The Cruise has a variety of add-ons and packages perfect for celebrating any event. You may find services like professional photography, and cake designs in this category. In order to better meet your needs, you must get in touch with the support staff. On this voyage, you can have everything from birthdays to weddings, reunions, and corporate outings planned aboard a dhow charter. Apart from all these you can have your anniversary party arranged as well. There, there is a gorgeous view of Dubai as the ship moves forward, and the table is set for an intimate meal by candlelight. While the band performs your favourite love song, the staff sets up the 4-tiered cake, your choice of champagne, thousands of flowers, and a carefully curated buffet.

Is there a dress code for the Dhow Cruise in Dubai Marina?

No, there is no dress code for the Dubai Marina Dhow Cruise. But, since you are in Dubai, you should dress elegantly, preferably in a dress with sleeves that fall below the knees. Furthermore, you must wear bare feet to board the ship. You need not adhere to any kind of formal dress code. Wear whatever is most comfortable for you when sailing. In fact, a nice pair of track pants and a T-shirt would be more than appropriate for both men and women.

What safety measures are in place during the Dhow Cruise?

The safety and comfort of the passengers are of the utmost importance on a Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina. Life jackets, skilled crew, emergency procedures and abiding by all maritime standards are just a few of the ways they ensure everyone's safety. There are licenced captains on board the Dhow, and it comes with essential safety equipment like a compass, fire hoses and an emergency medical pack. 

Is there a specific age limit for children on the Dhow Cruise in Dubai Marina?

No, there is no age limit for children on the Dhow Cruise in Dubai Marina. On the Dhow Cruise, kids of all ages are welcome; however, parents must watch over their children the entire time. Even so, a Dhow Cruise in Dubai Marina is family-friendly. However, children under the age of 12 will not be guaranteed a balcony stateroom unless they are accompanied by an adult (25 or older) on the voyage.


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