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Witness the magic of Dubai come alive from a unique perspective as you embark on the Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina. Popular among visitors to the City of Gold as one of its must-try adventures, the experience offers an unmissable sightseeing tour, mouthwatering traditional food, and live entertainment like nowhere else in Dubai. Hop on a traditional wooden boat known as Dhow for your cruise trip around the Marina and spot iconic landmarks like Atlantis the Palm, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Mall, Burj Al Arab, Dubai Marina Yacht Club and much more. The sightseeing cruises during the day last for approximately an hour while the evening dinner cruises last for around two hours.

Book your Dhow cruise tickets in advance online to avoid last-minute hassles and choose time slots that suit your travel itinerary. You can also avail of great discounts and amazing combo deals as you book your Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina experience online

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Unwind yourself on a Dhow cruise along the Dubai Marina, which is one of the most iconic experiences in all of Dubai. Dhow cruise Dubai marina is a unique and one of a kind experience that takes you on a journey through the Venetian-style Dubai Marina canal, while also offering scintillating views of the city’s skyline. With Dhow Cruise marina, you not only get a chance to sail through the cool and calm Gulf, but also soak in scintillating views of the sunset, the surrounding landscapes and other luxury yachts and cruises sailing in the distance.

Complete with state of the art facilities, the Dubai Marina dinner cruise also offers you a chance to indulge in a delicious three-course dinner, complete with lip-smacking Arabian and international delicacies, welcome drinks and more. On the cruise, you can also unwind yourself and get a taste of the rich and vibrant art and culture of Dubai through a wide array of live shows, ranging from live music performances to the famous Tanura Dance Show. With so much to offer and the beautiful blend of sightseeing, entertainment and fine dining, going on the Dhow Cruise in Dubai Marina is surely one of the best things to do in Dubai Marina.

  • Indulge in a unique cruise along the Venetian-style Dubai Marina, tucked in the heart of Dubai
  • Soak in spectacular views of a wide array of landmarks and attractions of Dubai as you sail along the calm waters of the Gulf like Atlantis Hotel, Burj Al Arab, the Palm Islands
  • Witness the magical Egyptian Tanoura Dance, and groove to the beats of its rhythmic music
  • Enjoy a lip smacking buffet dinner, complete with a variety of local as well as international delicacies
  • A private as well as shared transfers from your hotel in Dubai for a more comfortable and relaxing experience
  • Enjoy confirmation vouchers within two days of successful booking of your tickets to the Dubai Marina dinner cruise
  • You can also enjoy a variety of live entertainment during your Dhow cruise Dubai marina, for an even better and more memorable experience.
  • Live performances, including music and the live Tanura dance shows are the highlights of the dhow cruise in Dubai, and offers guests a glimpse into the rich culture and traditions of the region.
  • A dhow cruise will typically have live music that is native to the Arab world, accompanied with a traditional Tanoura Dance.
  • This is a classic dance form that originated in Egypt and Turkey. During the performance, you can enjoy seeing men wearing vibrant skirts and performing to Sufi music by spinning continuously.
  • This is a major highlight of the Dhow cruise Dubai marina and is sure to mesmerise you.
  • Sightseeing is one of the major highlights of a Dubai marina dinner cruise. In addition to soaking in views of the Arabian Gulf while cruising on its waters, you can also catch spectacular sights of a wide number of landmarks of Dubai.
  • Lining the Dubai Marina, iconic structures like the Atlantis Hotel, Burj Al Arab, the Palm Islands and other attractions are a sight to behold from close.
  • You can also enjoy close-up views of the Dubai Marina Yacht Club, Dubai Marina Mall as well as Ain Dubai during the Dhow Cruise, as they get lit up with twinkling lights after sundown.
  • The Dhow Cruise Dubai marina experience gets even better with the views of some of the major architectural wonders of Dubai that you can soak in on the way, including the Cayan Twisted Tower, JBR, the Caesars Palace Hotel as well as the Burj Khalifa.
  • Marina Dhow Cruise Dinner: Indulge in a cruise on a traditional Arabian dhow boat on the Dubai Marina, and soak in verdant views of the surrounding structures and landmarks of the city. Witness the illuminated Dubai cityscape as you sail on the waters of the Gulf, whilst also enjoying welcome drinks, tea, coffee and a delicious buffet dinner consisting of vegetarian and non-vegetarian options.
  • Dhow Cruise Dinner Marina- Upper Deck Enjoy a serene dhow cruise on the Dubai Marina whilst experiencing the romantic ambience at the upper deck of the dhow boat. Soak in views of iconic structures of Dubai from the upper deck, as you tuck into a delectable dinner with your loved ones during the cruise.
  • Marina Dhow Cruise with Shared Transfers: Hop aboard a traditional Dhow boat, as you reach the Dubai Marina after a shared pick up from your hotel. Enjoy various live performances, along with scenic views of the lit up Dubai skyline, and indulge in a delectable buffet dinner during the cruise.
  • Dhow Cruise Dinner Marina – Upper Deck with Sharing Transfers: Indulge in a one of a kind alluring fine dining experience at the upper deck of a traditional dhow boat, complete with vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies, welcome drinks, tea, coffee and water. Enjoy shared transfers to and from your hotel in Dubai, for a more comfortable cruising experience.
  • Dhow Cruise Dinner Marina – Upper Deck with Private Transfers: Get picked up from your hotel in Dubai and hop aboard the luxury dhow cruise for an amazing fine dining experience. Enjoy welcome drinks, tea or coffee, and tuck in to a mouth-watering buffet meal whilst cruising along the Persian Gulf and soaking in views of the surrounding landmarks from the upper deck of the boat.
  • Marina Dhow Cruise Dinner with Private Transfers: Enjoy a memorable dinner cruise on the Dubai Marina. This package also includes private pick up and drop off facilities from your hotel in Dubai, thereby offering you a more comfortable experience.
  • Gear up for a fine dining experience curated by professional experts while admiring Dubai’s iconic skyline when you opt for the Dinner Dhow Cruise of Dubai Marina.
  • Start off your Dhow cruise experience with a refreshing welcome drink and delicious snacks served by the friendly crew onboard.
  • Relish a sumptuous buffet with mouthwatering continental dishes prepared by talented chefs with farm-fresh ingredients atop the cruise.
  • As you sit and enjoy your dinner date with your loved ones, be a part of a live music show performed by local musicians and an electrifying Egyptian Tanoura performance by skilled dancers.
  • Admire the stunning views of the sea and Dubai’s prominent landmarks like the Palm Islands, Dubai Marina, JBR and the Atlantis as they light up at night from your traditional Dhow cruise.

Why You Should Go for Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina?

  • The Dhow Cruise in Marina offers you a chance to explore Dubai from the waters of the Arabian Gulf, a rather unique and serene vantage point
  • Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience by cruising along the waters of the largest man-made marina in the world and soak in views of skyscrapers like the Burj Al Arab and the Dubai Mall, Dubai Marina Mall, Dubai Marina Yacht Club and more
  • Get a chance to experience an all-round luxury as you set sail on the Dhow Cruise in Marina, and enjoy live entertainment as well as a delectable buffet dinner
  • You can also enjoy the beautiful Tanura dance performances and enjoy grooving to the beats the Sufi music during the cruise
  • The Dhow Cruise Dubai Creek also offers visitors an insight in to the rich culture and age-old traditions of the region, as they set sail in a traditional dhow vessel which was used by traders and pearl divers in the past .

Dhow Cruise Dubai Options

Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina

Get on board Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina to feast your eyes on the city's most famous landmarks along Dubai Marina, illuminated beautifully in the evening lights. Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina explores the marina canal and gives you an insight into the different cultural aspects related to this water body. As you get on the Dhow Cruise Marina, you'll be served welcome drinks and various Arabian snacks. It consists of a lower and upper deck and is decorated beautifully in traditional Emirati style. You'll also be served a delicious buffet dinner, and you can also enjoy some traditional Tanura dance.

Dhow Cruise Dubai Creek

Dhow Cruise Dubai Creek gives you a chance to view the prominent Dubai Skyline and the scintillating skyscrapers. It is a nice way of enjoying the breathtaking beauty of Dubai Creek, a water body between Deira and Bur Dubai. Dubai Creek is a high-on-demand Dhow cruise because of its complimentary drop-off and pick-up services, entertaining live shows, and lip-smacking food. You will be greeted with a welcome drink and an amazing spread of traditional Arabic and continental food. The decoration of the dhow reflects the values and tradition of ancient Bedouin, and the soothing music in the background is enough to soothe your tired mind.

Dubai Water Canal Cruise

Swirl through the grandest and endeavour Dubai with a newest addition known as Dubai Water Canal Cruise! On the two-hour water canal cruise, you'll pass by Sheikh Zayed Road, Ras Al Khor Sanctuary, Waterfall Bridge, St Regis, JW Marriott Marquis, and Burj Khalifa. Relish the international buffet and a wide assortment of non-vegetarian and vegetarian dishes as you get on board the cruise. Relax to the tunes of the delightful music and enjoy live performances by some of the most talented artists. On Dubai Water Canal Cruise, you'll be granted full access to the upper deck and the air-conditioned lower deck.

Alexandra Cruise Dubai

Explore the splendid waterways of Dubai Marina on Alexandra Cruise Dubai, a wooden Ship that has been renovated and refurbished into a floating restaurant. Take your seat on the air-conditioned lower deck or open-air upper deck, and enjoy the splendid views of the marina's skyscrapers. During the two-hour cruise, you'll be entertained with a fifteen to a twenty-minutes live show by the in-house professional "Tanura" dancers. As you sail, you can feast on a three-course international buffet dinner and enjoy luscious drinks.

5-Star Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina

Explore the beautiful skyline of Dubai with luxury as you sail past the Marina on a 5-Star Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina. Enjoy the spectacular views of popular Dubai landmarks like Marina Mall, a man-made island, and the Cayan Tower from the deck of the wooden dhow boat. This 5-Star Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina is paired with a gourmet 5-star dinner with soulful music in the background to set the tone. To top off your experience, some of the best artists in the city will perform belly and Tanura dance. You can also enjoy unlimited soft drinks and filter water as you get on board this leisure cruise trip in Dubai.

Al Seef Dubai Cruise

Al Seef Dubai is a shopping, leisure, and dining destination situated near the Creekside area. Explore Dubai's rich maritime heritage while cruising down the creek on Al Seef Dubai Cruise. Step aboard a beautifully decorated wooden Dhow Cruise and experience genuine Arabic hospitality. Enjoy a continental buffet in a relaxing atmosphere with delightful background music. You'll also be served kahwa, welcome drinks, and dates to make your trip even more enjoyable. The upper deck has open-air seating and offers splendid views of the popular attractions of Dubai decorated in vibrant lights.

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Experience the epitome of luxury and enchantment with a Dhow Cruise through Dubai Marina. As the sun sets, step aboard a traditional wooden dhow adorned with modern comforts. Glide along the captivating waterway, surrounded by dazzling skyscrapers and waterfront landmarks. Indulge in a sumptuous buffet of international cuisine, savoring every bite against the backdrop of the illuminated cityscape. With live entertainment to elevate the ambiance, a Dhow Cruise in Dubai Marina promises an unforgettable evening of relaxation and spectacle amidst the urban beauty.

Which Dhow Cruise Option is Better to Choose?

Dubai Marina

If you prefer to see the modern Dubai over the historic one, we recommend selecting the Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina. The Marina is one of the busiest neighborhoods and most splendid locations in Dubai. You can climb aboard a beautifully decorated traditional dhow and explore the marina canal in its most beautiful form. The decorations and lights of the Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina create a beautiful and romantic ambiance. Guests can also enjoy a gourmet menu and unlimited drinks and water during their dhow tour. Sit back and enjoy live cultural performances, including belly and the Tanura show on the Dhow Cruise Marina.

Dubai Creek

If you want to have a glimpse of all that old Dubai surprise you with cruise called as Dhow Cruise Dubai Creek can be a better option than Dubai Marina. A trip down the Dubai Creek on a traditional wooden dhow with beautiful decoration and an Arabian-inspired setting is the best way to enjoy your Dubai vacation. The 2-hour cruise will give you a chance to observe stunning landmarks like the National Bank of Dubai, Heritage Village, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Building, and Sheikh Saeed's House. You're served Barbecued starters, Arabian coffee, and an amazing range of continental food to make your trip even more enjoyable. Other than this, talented artists will entertain you with traditional Tanura dance.

Know Before You Go for Dubai Marina Dhow Cruise

Location & Timings
What to Wear
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Location: The Marina cruise Dubai begins from the Marina Promenade, behind the Al Rahim Mosque and Jewels Tower, near the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Dubai. Additionally, there are multiple boarding or pick-up locations for the cruise. The point of boarding for the Dhow Cruise in Dubai Marina includes areas near Deira or Bur Dubai, and those in New Dubai, in the Barsha and Downtown areas.

Timings: The timings for the Dhow Cruise Dubai marina are between 09:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. every day of the week. The cruise dinner will generally last for two and a half hours

Guests will be picked up from the representatives from the below mentioned spots in Dubai, and then transferred to the Dubai Marina, from where the cruise trip will begin.

Near Deira or Bur Dubai: pick up will be done between 07:00 p.m. to 07:15 p.m.

New Dubai (Barsha, Downtown): pick up will be done between 07:30 p.m. to 07:45 p.m.

Transfer facilities for the Dhow Cruise Marina are available on a sharing basis. For transfers, pickups are typically done a couple of hours prior to the cruise timings to ensure that everyone reaches the Marina on time. There are several pickup spots available in Dubai for those who wish to avail the transfer facilities to and from their hotels.

  • Wear comfortable clothing that allows you to move and breathe in Dubai’s warm and humid weather. Pack in some layers as it can get chilly in the air-conditioned Dhow cruise as well as during the evening hours.
  • Strap on a comfortable pair of shoes as you would want to explore the deck and admire the views around. Avoid wearing heels and opt for flats or sneakers.
  • If you have booked an indoor Dhow cruise experience, it is advised that you dress in formals like long skirts, pants, collared shirts or blouses to match the occasion.
  • It is recommended that you check with your Dubai Marina cruise operator if there are any specific dress code requirements while travelling onboard the cruise.

Dubai Marina Dhow Cruise, with services provided from early mornings to late evenings, has different breathtaking experiences on offer for you and your loved ones at different times of the day.

If you wish to admire the iconic city’s architectural wonders, the best time to go for the cruise would be in the early morning hours when the sunlight seems pleasant. For those wishing to indulge in the magic of sunsets and moonlit night skies of Dubai, evening cruises are a better option. Evening cruises on the Marina are also recommended if you seek a few hours of good dining and live entertainment. Afternoon Dhow cruises are not advisable as the sun is harsh during those hours, which would hamper your fun experience.

Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina Tips

  • It is best to reach the Marina at least 30 minutes prior to your cruise timings to avoid unnecessary delays
  • Guests are advised to avoid overlooking from the deck to ensure their safety
  • It is recommended to inform the respective agents or booking officials about any health or allergy-related issues and dietary preferences whilst booking the Dhow Cruise Dinner in Dubai & experience Dubai Marina Yacht Tour.
  • There is no entertainment (dance or music) and alcohol on the dhow cruise during the holy month of Ramadan, as per the law of UAE, so bookings for the same should be made accordingly
  • Pick up and drop facilities to and from the Dubai Marina are only viable from hotels in Dubai, and not apartments, so plan your cruise accordingly
  • Dhow cruises normally carry only a fixed number of passengers, typically ranging between 30 and 200, so, if you are a part of a large group, it is best to cross-check the dhow cruise capacity before booking

Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina FAQs

What should I wear on a Dhow Cruise Dubai?

To indulge in a dhow cruise Dubai experience, it is best to go for formals and smart casuals. Guests can choose to opt for modest clothing, consisting of sophisticated outfits for the cruise. While males can wear shirts, trousers, and flat shoes or sandals, females can wear dresses. Shorts, short skirts, sleeveless shirts or dresses are typically not considered suitable for a cruise. Additionally, slippers and flip-flops are also not acceptable.

What is a Dhow Cruise dinner in Dubai?

A dhow dinner cruise in Dubai is one of the most unique and popular dining experiences that you can have in the region. During this dinner cruise, you will get the opportunity to indulge in a delicious dinner, whilst also enjoying sights of the illuminated Dubai skyline. You will also get the option to choose between the open-air upper deck, or the air-conditioned lower deck of the dhow cruise, which is a wooden Emirati Boat, that gives you a glimpse into the traditional Arabian culture. The dhow cruise dinner in Dubai also consists of a variety of other experiences, including cultural shows, live performances and more.

What are the timings of Dhow Dinner Cruise Dubai Marina?

The Dhow Dinner Cruise Dubai Marina is typically scheduled between 09:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. on all days of the week, with each cruise lasting for around 2 to 2.5 hours.

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What is the capacity of dhow cruise?

The dhow cruise dinner in Dubai can hold as much as 200 people at a single time easily.

Is there a transfer option available from hotels to Dubai Marina and back?

Transfer option is not available for all the Dhow Cruise bookings. Additionally, hotel transfers are available only from hotels in Dubai, where apartments are not included. To avail transfer options from hotels to Dubai Marina and back, booking a Dhow Cruise from Thrillophilia is the best option.

What attractions will you see on Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina?

  • Palm Jumeirah: Spot the Palm Jumeirah, a group of artificially-created islands that are shaped like a palm tree and are home to some of the top luxury resorts like Atlantis the Palm in Dubai during your Dhow Cruise experience on the Dubai Marina.
  • Atlantis the Palm: The world-renowned luxury hotel is a sight to behold on a Dubai Marina Dhow tour. Inspired by the mythical Lost City of Atlantis, the majestic structure is a testament to Dubai’s architectural prowess.
  • Dubai Mall: Known as the largest mall in the world, the Dubai Mall is a stunning architectural wonder located right next to Burj Khalifa and is an unmissable sight on the Dubai Marina cruise.
  • Burj Al Arab: Among the most prominent landmarks on the Dubai coastline, the Burj Al Arab is famous as the world’s only seven-star hotel. Admire its unique design inspired by the sail of a yacht as you spot it from the Gulf.
  • Dubai Marina Yacht Club: A floating concrete dock that can house more than a hundred yachts, the Dubai Marina Yacht Club is a central attraction of the Dubai Marina and can be easily spotted during the cruise tour.
  • Dubai Marina: The stunning man-made Marina is among the most attractive coastline destinations of the city, with magnificent skyscrapers surrounding the blue waters of the area.

How long is a Dubai Marina cruise?

The duration of Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina depends on the experience you have opted for. If you have booked a sightseeing cruise which is usually conducted during the day, the cruise would last approximately an hour. Evening cruises, which are mostly dinner experiences, can last from two to three hours. As you are expected to reach the starting point at least thirty minutes before time, it is recommended that you set aside two hours for day cruises and four hours for evening cruises in your Dubai itinerary.

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Why go for a Dhow Cruise at Dubai Marina?

  • Explore the magic of Dubai from a stunning vantage point on the Persian Gulf as you embark on a Dhow Cruise at Dubai Marina, the world’s largest man-made marina.
  • Admire the beauty of Dubai’s towering skyline as you spot prominent landmarks of the city like the Dubai Mall, Palm Jumeirah, Atlantis the Palm, Burj Al Arab, the Dubai Marina Yacht Club and other majestic skyscrapers that line the Marina from your sightseeing Dhow cruise.
  • Soak in the breathtaking views of sunset on the Gulf and Dubai’s illuminated skyscrapers while relishing a sumptuous continental buffet as you hop on the dinner cruises on Dubai Marina.
  • Indulge in traditional live music and Egyptian Tanoura performances as you enjoy a night out with friends and family atop the Dhow dinner cruises.
  • Know about the traditions and culture of the region as you interact with the friendly staff on the Dhow, an age-old vessel of traders and pearl divers of the past.

Is Dubai Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina worth it?

Yes, the Dubai Dhow cruise of Dubai Marina is definitely worth trying at least once during your trip to the City of Gold. Renowned as one of the top tourist-favourite experiences in Dubai, the Dhow cruise blends the traditional and the modern to offer you a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. As you embark on a tour through the glistening waters of the Persian Gulf of the man-made Marina, you get to witness the iconic Dubai skyline and its landmarks like the Dubai Mall, Burj Al Arab, Atlantis the Palm and much more from a unique perspective. Admire the sunset on the Gulf and relish a mouthwatering dinner prepared by professional chefs on an evening cruise as you sit back and relax with your loved ones. And if you wish to experience Dubai’s cultural traditions, enjoy live Sufi music and Egyptian Tanoura dance performance by skilled artists on the age-old Arabian Dhow on the Dubai Marina.


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