Kayaking in Dubai

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Kayaking in Dubai highlights

  • Get a chance to paddle your own kayak, and witness the unrivaled views along the Arabian Gulf

  • Indulge in this adrenaline-inducing activity and make your friends envious of this once-in-a-lifetime experience

  • Choose single or double kayak ride and witness amazing beauty of the Burj Al Arab in the background against the blue waters

  • Watch out for the aquatic creatures that hike out there in tranquility

  • Feel safe in the hands of professional crews guiding you all the way without any need for extensive training


Hydro Water Sports Dukes The Palm
Oceana Palm Jumeirah - The Palm Jumeirah - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Kayaking in Dubai 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
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Kayaking in Dubai overview

Kayaking in Dubai Location: Hydro Watersports Dubai, next to Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai.

Kayaking in Dubai Duration: 1 Hour

Starting Time: 10:00 AM

Enjoy a thrilling outdoor adventure that provides you with the chance to paddle around the coastline of Dubai on a Kayak. Enjoy the amazing views of Dubai’s iconic landmarks as you guide your Kayak to different locations of the city. Glide through the calm waters of Dubai Marina and admire the amazing monuments like Palm Jumeirah and Burj Al Arab. So book your package for Kayaking in Dubai, grab your paddle & get ready to embark on an amazing experience on the water.

About the Kayaking in Dubai:

  • Take a break from your daily life as you enjoy an enthralling kayaking experience and explore the beautiful waterways of the Persian Gulf. 
  • Lean about the basics of kayaking and safety precautions from an experinced and professional instructor. 
  • Come across amazing marine creatures and enjoy the view of coastline with the backdrop of the Burj Al Arab .
  • See some iconic infrastructure and monuments while sailing through the clam waters of Dubai’s waterways .
  • Book the package of Kayaking in Dubai and have an experience that combines outdoor fun with a city exploration, as you soar over the waters of Dubai.

How to Reach?

  • By Metro: Take the RED LINE and get off at stop 23 (Dubai Marina), or stop 24 (Jumeirah Lake Towers).
  • By Tram: Get off at Station 1 (Jumeirah Beach Residence 1), or get off at Station 2 (Jumeirah Beach Residence 2).
  • By Car/Taxi: Sheikh Zayed road E11 to Jebel Ali. Take Garn Al Sabka St/D59W. Then King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud St/D94 and turn left to Al Sayorah St
  • By Shared transfers: You can also book the Shared Transfers Option from your hotel to cruise as per your convenience.

Kayaking in Dubai faqs

What is Kayaking?

Kayaking is a water sport activity that involves paddling a tiny watercraft called a kayak, which is a narrow boat designed to be propelled by a double-bladed paddle. This sport is not only a fun and exciting activity but it also offers numerous health benefits. It provides a full-body workout, improves cardiovascular health, and boosts mental health by reducing stress and anxiety. Additionally, it lets you explore waterways and natural landscapes that are often inaccessible by other means of transportation. In Dubai, kayaking is a popular outdoor activity, and there are several places where you can rent kayaks and enjoy the beautiful waters of the Arabian Gulf.

Where can I go Kayaking in Dubai?

When you are thinking of kayaking in Dubai, you must definitely consider visiting the Hydro Watersports. Located conveniently at The Beach in Jumeirah Beach Residences (JBR), near Dubai Marina, this water sports centre offers a thrilling kayaking experience. With them, you can paddle through the glistening waters of Dubai, soaking in the breathtaking views of the city's skyline and coastal beauty. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced kayaker, their professional instructors ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone. Besides this, they also specialise in exhilarating activities like Flyboard, X-Jetpacks, X-Jet Blades, Jetovators, and Flybike sessions.

How much does cost Kayaking in Dubai?

The cost of kayaking in Dubai generally ranges between AED 90 and AED 360 per hour per person, which lasts for about one to three hours. However, this cost may vary depending on the location, duration of the activity, and the type of kayak you choose. If you take a guided kayaking tour, the cost may even include kayaking equipment, safety gear, and an experienced guide who will take you through the chosen waterways and provide insight into the local environment and culture.

What should I wear when kayaking in Dubai?

When you indulge in kayaking in Dubai, you should wear comfortable, flexible, and appropriate clothing for water sports activities. You can opt for lightweight and quick-drying materials, such as nylon, polyester, or spandex, for both tops and bottoms. It is advisable to wear a swimsuit or rashguard underneath your clothing for added protection from the sun and water. Wear a hat or a visor, apply sunscreen with a high SPF, and sunglasses at all times to protect yourself from the harmful UV rays of the sun.

What are the things to keep in mind while experiencing kayaking in Dubai?

  • If you are a beginner, it is advisable to select a tiny and soothing waterbody that does not have much kayaking traffic. Wear bright-coloured clothes or tarps as they would serve as an identifier during emergencies.
  • Go for a kayaking adventure in Dubai on steep and rocky shorelines if you are a professional or gentle slope sandy beach if you are a beginner.
  • Rent a kayaking boat if you wish to take your own kayak.
  • Do not go too far without any expert, and keep track of the weather conditions while kayaking.
  • Ensure that all your kayaking gear works properly before actually indulging in the watersport activity.

What is the best time to visit Dubai for kayaking?

The best time to go kayaking in Dubai is usually between October and April when the place enjoys the winter season. During this time, the weather remains cool and pleasant to indulge in these wonderful water sports activities. The temperature during this period ranges between 20 to 30 degrees Celsius, which provides a pleasant environment to enjoy kayaking in Dubai’s stunning waters. The water conditions at this time are also calm and clear, which offers excellent visibility for exploring the natural beauty of Dubai’s waterways, such as the mangroves in Dubai Creek or the tranquil Hatta Dam.

Can I rent a kayak in Dubai?

Yes, you can rent a kayak in Dubai from various rental shops and tour operators. It is a great option for people who want to explore the city’s waterways independently without the need for a guide or a pre-organized tour. The prices of rental kayaks range between AED 90 and AED 150 per hour, depending on the location and type of kayak. You can choose from numerous types, including single or double kayaks, sit-in or sit-on-top kayaks, and recreational or touring kayaks.

Which places can I see while kayaking in Dubai?

  • Dubai Marina- It is a popular place to indulge in kayaking activities in Dubai through which you can see the breathtaking views of the modern skyscrapers and stunning waterfront developments of the city.
  • Palm Jumeirah- You can enjoy the stunning views of luxurious villas and hotels lining the shoreline of Palm Jumeirah.
  • Burj Al-Arab- You can witness the architectural brilliance of Burj Al-Arab while kayaking in Dubai. The mesmerising interplay of light and reflection on the surface will leave you spellbound.

Do I need to have experience to go kayaking in Dubai?

Although previous kayaking experience is not mandatory for kayaking in Dubai, it is always recommended to have expert supervision. Beginners are advised to start with an organised kayaking tour or lesson, where experienced guides can provide safety instructions and teach you basic kayaking techniques. It will make you feel more confident and comfortable to go through the strong currents or waves of the city’s waterways. Book a guided tour from us and experience one of the best kayaking trips in Dubai.

What equipment do I need to go kayaking in Dubai?

To go for kayaking activities in Dubai, you need to carry a kayak, paddle, personal flotation device (PFD), and other essential tools. Each of these tools will allow you to navigate through the city’s waterways and ensure your safety in water at all times.


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