Water activity

Dubai: Fountain Show and Burj Lake Ride by Traditional Boat

Water activity

Dubai: Fountain Show and Burj Lake Ride by Traditional Boat

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See the lights of Dubai Mall Fountain Show on a cruise by traditional "abra" water taxi. Climb aboard the wooden boat on Burj Lake. Admire monuments such as the Burj Khalifa before you enjoy grandstand views of the illuminations.

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Duration 30 minutes
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  • Cruise Burj Lake by traditional "abra" water taxi
  • Marvel at the illuminations of the Dubai Mall Fountain Show
  • Enjoy a breathtaking spectacle of 6,000 lights and 22,000 gallons of airborne water
  • Have front row seats to the best show in town with the Dubai Fountain Lake Ride to see the world’s largest performing fountain
  • Be captivated as the fountain performs to a range of different songs from classical to contemporary Arabic and world music
Full description

Marvel at the illuminations of Dubai Mall Fountain Show on a 30-minute cruise by "abra" water taxi. A captivating water, music and light spectacle in Downtown Dubai, the Dubai Fountain is the world’s tallest performing fountain.

At over 900 feet in length (274 meters), the Dubai Fountain is situated on the 30-acre (120,000 m2) Burj Lake and performs to a selection of different melodies. Climb aboard the traditional wooden boat on Burj Lake, and cruise past some of the city's most iconic monuments, such as the Burj Khalifa, Souk Al Bahar, and Palace. Admire the city's stunning skyline from the water, before you take your position for a grandstand view of the illuminations. 

With only 6 people per boat, you are able to admire the visual spectrum of over 1,000 water expressions from an exclusive and intimate perspective.  Watch in awe as the fountains light up during a visual spectacle that features 6,000 lights, 25 colored projectors, and 22,000 gallons (83,000 liters) of airborne water! See a stunning choreography of light and water synced to classical, Arabic, and world music that will leave you breathless.

  • 30-minute boat ride by traditional water taxi
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

Tickets need to be collected before your intended visit time from the At the Top Burj Khalifa ticketing counter, located at LG Level, The Dubai Mall, in front of the Food Hall. Once you have exchanged your ticket, follow the signs to the "Dubai Fountains." Once you're outside, look for the "Lake Ride" sign and enter the ticket kiosk in front of the Wafi Gourmet restaurant.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • Your booking will be confirmed up to three months before your visit
  • The boats can accommodate up to 8 people per boat
  • The boats depart 15 minutes prior to each fountain show
  • Dubai Fountain schedule:
  • Daily except Friday: 1:00 PM and 1:30 PM
  • Friday: 1:30 PM and 2:00 PM
  • Evening Shows
  • Daily: 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • (Every 30 minutes)
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Really recommended. We found a good ticket counter in the Lower Ground Dubai Mall, where you can also buy tickets for the Burj Khalifa. Then when you walk out to the lake from the Mall, it's a two minute walk straight ahead to where the dhow departs. The fountains are indescribably beautiful, the laser show at the Burj Khalifa, the great music. We had booked the ride at 7.45pm. fantastic.

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March 15, 2023

Thos was an amazing experience! Everything went smooth! I picked up my tickets a few day in advance and arrive early enough to watch the show while waiting for our boat time. We went at 615 which was perfect! Starting off during the day and went into sunset. The boat ride was nice and watching the water show from the water was even better! I highly recommend this experience!

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March 14, 2023

The ride is very nice. The boat takes you over the lake by the shores designed like in Venice. After making a round trip it stops exactly in front of Burj Khalifa, behind the fountains to watch the show from the best viewing point. The price is high like everything in Dubai, but the impression worth it! The only advise is to come in advance, just for finding the place. The mall is huge and crowded, so leave you some spare time to not to be in a hurry. Another advice: having your vouchers it is not necessary to go to the "On the top" ticketing counter as its is described in the confirmation e-mail. Save your time. Just go directly to the peer.

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March 10, 2023

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