Dubai Helicopter Tour

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What To Expect

Enjoy marvelous view of Dubai from a helicopter. See the contrast of old and new as you fly above traditional souks, imposing skyscrapers and the coastline. See attractions like the iconic architecture of Burj Khalifa and Burj Al Arab to the spectacular man-made World and Palm islands.


Helicopter Tours in Dubai
Departs From:
Meeting Point:
Dubai Festival City
12, 17, 22 or 40 minutes
daily at anytime from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM*
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Taking off from Dubai Festival City, you will enjoy thoughtfully designed aerial tours that give an overview of a city that is a comfortable mix of old and new. Choose a morning or afternoon flight* and the different route options below.


  • Morning flights depart between 9:00 to 11:30

  • Afternoon flights depart between 13:00 to 16:30

  • Due to very limited availability, your exact departure/entry time will be assigned to you by the tour operator. This will be selected from the available departures within your selected time frame (E.g. From 13:00 to 16:30).

  • You may indicate your actual preferred departure on the comments section on the booking form. This request will be accommodated if there are available slots, but this cannot be guaranteed. Final schedule will be advised upon booking confirmation.

Heritage Tour 12-Minute Helicopter Flight

  • Dubai Creek

  • The traditional areas of old Dubai

  • The wind towers in Bur Dubai

  • Dubai Creek Golf Course

  • The Jumeirah coastline

  • Burj Khalifa

Taking off towards the Dubai Creek, this tour offers a fascinating glimpse into Dubai's historical past and the contrast with the rest of the city's modernity. Fly over Bur Dubai and see historical buildings with traditional wind towers, see the "sails" and sprawling golf course of the of the Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, go past the Spice Souk in the city's oldest suburb, see the beautiful Dubai beaches and marvel at the amazing architectural masterpiece that is the Burj Khalifa. This is highly recommended for those visiting Dubai for the first time.

The Palm Tour 17-Minute Helicopter Flight

  • Ras Al Khor

  • Meydan Racecourse

  • Burj Khalifa

  • Business Bay District

  • Jumeirah Emirates Towers

  • Dubai Mall

  • Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

  • The Palm Jumeirah

  • Atlantis Hotel

Witness the beauty of the Ras al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary, the Meydan Racecourse, the Burj Khalifa, and the Business Bay District Center where you get a closer look at some of the record holder structures like the highest hotel JW Marriott Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers and Dubai Mall, the largest mall in the world. As the tour continues, be amazed by the breathtaking sites of the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, the Palm Jumeirah and the Atlantis Hotel.

Explorer Tour 22-Minute Helicopter Flight

  • Burj Al Arab

  • Jumeirah Beach Hotel

  • Wild Wadi Waterpark

  • The World

  • The Palm Jumeirah

  • Atlantis Hotel

Following the same route as the Heritage Tour over the historical Dubai Creek and the souks, this tour offers a longer flight that continues on to fly by the impressive 7-star Burj al Arab hotel, the Palm Jumeirah and The World - an impressive collection of man-made islands that make up a map of the world. See the sail-shaped Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Wild Wadi Waterpark and Atlantis, The Palm.

Adventurer Tour 40-Minute Helicopter Flight

  • Port Rashid

  • Dry Docks

  • Jumeirah Beach Park

  • Burj Al Arab

  • The World

  • The Palm Jumeirah

  • Burj Khalifa

  • Meydan Racecourse

  • Nad Al Sheba

  • Emirates Hill

  • Jebel Ali Port

  • Jebel Ali Palm

Enjoy a complete aerial adventure of Dubai with panoramic views of the Port Rashid, Dry Docks, Jumeirah Beach Park and Burj Al Arab. Feast your eyes with the sights of the World, the magnificent Palm Jumeirah and the Burj Khalifa and other iconic landmarks of the city. See the beautiful Meydan Racecourse from above as well as Nad Al Sheba, Emirates Hills, Jebel Ali Port, and Jebel Ali Palm.


  • Dubai scenic helicopter tour

  • Welcome drinks

  • Full insurance coverage


  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

  • Meals and drinks unless specified

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • *Please select your preferred time frame and indicate your chosen departure time upon booking. You will be booked on your chosen departure time if slots are available, but this cannot be guaranteed. In this case, you may be booked at another available time slot within your chosen time frame.

  • Check-in will be 1 hour prior to confirmed flight time.

  • Helicopter seating is based on a 5-passenger helicopter.

  • Children must be 4 years and older and must weigh at least 16 kg to join this tour.

  • Due to official regulations in the UAE, passengers are required to present official identification when checking in for their flight.

  • Passenger weights shall be measured at the time of the flight due to helicopter weight and balance regulations.

  • Clients are recommended to dress in comfortable and respectful clothes. Swimwear is not allowed.

  • Headphones will be provided. Hats and earrings may be worn at the passenger's own risk.

  • Baggage/large bags/purses are not allowed on board the helicopter and must be left at the designated lockers

  • Due to security policies, HD camcorders or cameras with telephoto lens greater than 400 mm are not permitted to be carried on board the helicopter unless proper written approvals issued by the Dubai authorities are presented. Casual tourist photography and videography is allowed. The Pilot has the final authority.

  • Flight routes and duration are subject to change due to Air Traffic Control regulations or other unexpected factor.

  • Able-bodied passengers are required to occupy an exit seat. Please indicate any special needs / circumstances (including restricted mobility, sight and hearing impairments, young children and pregnancy) upon booking.

  • Women who are pregnant 29 weeks (approximately 7 months) or more are required to present before the flight a doctor's certificate confirming they are fit to fly.

  • Smoking and alcohol are not allowed on or any aircraft.

  • In the event of poor weather conditions or other external factors out of reasonable control, the flight may be cancelled at short notice without any charges.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 4 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): 3 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 2 days or less prior to date of activity.

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