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What To Expect
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).
The traditional areas of old Dubai
The wind towers in Bur Dubai
Dubai Creek Golf Course
The Jumeirah coastline
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.
Ras Al Khor
Business Bay District
Jumeirah Emirates Towers
Burj Al Arab Jumeirah
The Palm Jumeirah
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.
Burj Al Arab
Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Wild Wadi Waterpark
The Palm Jumeirah
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.
Jumeirah Beach Park
Burj Al Arab
The Palm Jumeirah
Nad Al Sheba
Jebel Ali Port
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
Hotel pick-up and drop off
Meals and drinks unless specified
Tips and gratuities
*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.
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12, 17, 22 or 40 minutes
24, 48 or 72 hours