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Dubai Marina: Dinner Cruise in a Traditional Boat

Entry ticket

Dubai Marina: Dinner Cruise in a Traditional Boat

From US$ 40.57 per person

Admire views of the Dubai skyline as it lights up for the night on this cruise from the Dubai Marina. Enjoy welcome drinks, an international buffet, and live entertainment as you sail along.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Experience the thrill of watching the Dubai skyline light up for the night
  • Have a wide selection of international dishes to choose from in the buffet
  • Enjoy watching live entertainment onboard a massive boat with 4 decks
  • Get star treatment with a red-carpet entrance and a tasty welcome drink
  • Marvel at Bluewaters, the Jumeirah Beach Residence, and the Palm Islands
Full description

Experience the beauty of Dubai from the water on a dinner cruise from the Dubai Marina. Feel like a star as you board the Ocean Empress with a red carpet entrance. Explore the 16,000-square-feet of space onboard, spread out over 4 decks. Choose from a cruise with soft drinks or alcoholic drinks.

Sip on a delicious welcome drink and listen to live entertainment as you see the Bluewaters island, the Jumeirah Beach Residence complex, and the artificial Palm Islands. See how the city lights reflect on the water.

Choose from a wide variety of international dishes in the buffet. Take in uninterrupted panoramic views of Dubai skyline from anywhere on the boat while you eat. Purchase alcoholic beverages while onboard if you have chosen the soft drink option. Return to the marina at the end of the cruise.

  • 2-hour cruise
  • Buffet dinner
  • Welcome drinks on arrival
  • Red carpet entrance
  • Open bar (if option with alcoholic drinks chosen)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Alcoholic drinks (if soft drink option chosen)

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Meeting point

Go to the Ocean Empress Mega Dhow berth in front of Silverene Tower, next to Dubai Marina Mall Marine Transport Station. It is a 10-minute walk from Dubai Marina.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card, copy accepted

Know before you go

  • There are onboard toilet facilities for women and men
  • There is a free seating arrangement onboard
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 215 reviews

Review summary

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You need to get there early to get a table on the upper deck where the best view is. Do not expect great quality food. The music is a little loud and mainly indian. All in one if you get past these it is worth taking this cruise. The view makes all the money.

March 24, 2023

We had a most wonderful and pleasant dinner cruise on the largest wooden Dhow boat in the world. There was one waiter in particular who was so very helpful. Myself and my husband were sitting in the top open deck and the waiter helped myself to carry my husband's food from the entrance level up to the top deck so I didn't have to carry 2 large plates of food up 2 flights of wooden stairs. He also made sure we had plenty of soft drinks etc throughout the evening.

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March 24, 2023

The people who were checking us in outside the boat were rude, I don't understand why they allowed those people to check people in. Anyway enough about those people because the moment we were inside that's when I saw real and nice people, we were welcomed inside the boat with drinks, the people inside the boat were very very friendly and welcoming. Ooh there was music and entertainment, really enjoyed. The food was nice and tasty, really enjoyed the traditional boat.

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March 24, 2023

Product ID: 411015