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Dubai: City Highlights from Above Helicopter Tour

1. Dubai: City Highlights from Above Helicopter Tour

Explore the sights of Dubai on a thrilling helicopter tour. Enjoy refreshments before feeling the thrill of taking off from the Dubai Police Academy Helipad. View city highlights like the Burj Khalifa tower and the Dubai Canal before landing. Take off in your 12-minute helicopter tour from the Dubai Police Academy - Helidubai Helipad. Enjoy a panoramic view of Palm Jumeirah and Atlantis as you cross the trunk of The Palm. Fly above sparkling Dubai beaches and get a closer look at the 7-star Burj Al Arab Hotel. Marvel at architectural masterpieces found only in Dubai, such as the Burj Khalifa, which is the tallest building in the world. See the JW Marquis Marriot, the tallest hotel in the world. Make the most of unobstructed views of the Dubai Canal and the structures at Business Bay. Let the logistics be taken care of and relax with an air-conditioned return transfer from your hotel in Dubai by selecting the "with transfer" option.

Dubai: Helicopter Flight from The Palm to The Burj Khalifa

2. Dubai: Helicopter Flight from The Palm to The Burj Khalifa

Enjoy bird’s-eye views of the exciting city of Dubai on board a luxury helicopter. Departing from a helipad at Atlantis the Palm, you will fly like a rock star for 17- or 25-minutes, admiring Dubai from high up in the sky. Fly for 12 minutes from Atlantis The Palm heading to Burj Khalifa, flying over Burj Al Arab and the Dubai Coastline. Alternatively, choose the 15-minute flight via Burj Al Arab, the World Islands viewed from the South Pole, Port Rashid, and Palm Jumeirah. See it all with the 25-minute flight option from Atlantis The Palm to the old Dubai Creek. In addition to the above, you'll see Ski Dubai, the Jebel Ali horse track, Media and Internet City, Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Emirates Livings, and more. Admire Dubai’s iconic buildings and magnificent skyline from a unique perspective. Each helicopter has 6 seats, including 3 window seats for maximum views. 

Dubai: Helicopter Flight Over The Palm Jumeirah

3. Dubai: Helicopter Flight Over The Palm Jumeirah

Make your stay in Dubai more memorable with a 17-minute helicopter flight over The Palm Jumeirah, and enjoy breathtaking views of the city's sights. Climb aboard your helicopter at the Dubai Police Academy, and look down on the scenic beauty of the Burj Al Arab, built in the form of the sail of a sailing ship, and the only 7-star hotel in the world. Look down on the luxury developments of The Palm Jumeirah, part of the Palm Island project and home to the iconic Atlantis Hotel. Get a closer view of the Burj Khalifa and the city's Business Bay District. Enjoy panoramic views of some of Dubai's record-breaking structures, such as the world's tallest hotel (JW Marriot), Emirates Towers, and Dubai Mall (the largest shopping mall in the world). Return to Mother Earth with memories to last a lifetime.

Dubai: 22-Minute Helicopter Flight

4. Dubai: 22-Minute Helicopter Flight

Climb aboard for an exciting helicopter flight from the Dubai Police Academy, and then fly over the breathtaking wonders of Dubai, including Palm Jumeirah and the Atlantis the Palm Hotel. Look down on the unique World Islands archipelago. Cruise above the beaches of Dubai and see the Burj al Arab from a different perspective. Admire the world's tallest building from up high as you get closer to the Burj Khalifa. Fly over the heritage area of Al Fahidi to see the historical wind towers. Pass over the spice bazaar of the Old Souk and the monuments of Dubai Creek. Listen to a commentary from your live guide and ask any questions you may have.

Dubai: Hot Air Balloon Tour Over the Dubai Desert

5. Dubai: Hot Air Balloon Tour Over the Dubai Desert

Take a sunrise tour of the Dubai desert from a hot air balloon. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up and dropped-off at your accommodations in Dubai. Perk up with a morning coffee or tea. Be picked up from your accommodation in Dubai and sit back and relax on the scenic drive to the lift-off base camp. Have a nice hot cup of coffee or tea before your fight. Hop aboard and experience the excitement of lifting off. Take in sunrise views of sweeping sand dunes and distant mountains. Float across the sky and look for wildlife like the Arabian oryx or the sand gazelle. Return to your accommodation in Dubai at the end of the tour.

Dubai: Hot Air Balloon Ride

6. Dubai: Hot Air Balloon Ride

Experience the adventure of a lifetime on a hot air balloon ride in Dubai. Begin by enjoying a complimentary pre-flight coffee and tea before hopping aboard a hot air balloon with an experienced English-speaking guide. From above, witness Dubai’s city skyline and the endless desert, the Hajar Mountains, and bright green oases. Spot Arabian Oryx, gazelles, and wandering camels in their natural habitat as the sun rises over the Arabian Desert. Once back on the ground, enjoy a drop-off back at your hotel.

Dubai: Hot Air Balloon Tour with Camel Ride and Breakfast

7. Dubai: Hot Air Balloon Tour with Camel Ride and Breakfast

Feel the thrill of seeing the sun rise over the Dubai desert as you soar at an altitude of 4000-feet during this hot air balloon tour from Dubai. Wake up with a hot morning coffee or tea before your flight.  Enjoy the convenience of being picked up and dropped-off at your accommodations in Dubai. Sit back and relax on the scenic drive to the lift-off base camp. Have a nice hot cup of coffee or tea before your fight. Hop aboard and experience the excitement of taking off. Admire sunrise views of sweeping sand dunes and the distant mountains. Float across the sky and look for wildlife like the Arabian oryx or the sand gazelle. After landing, travel to an authentic Bedouin camp to fill up with a delicious breakfast. Feel the thrill of a desert camel ride. Capture pictures with a magnificent falcon to share with friends and family back home. Return to your accommodation in Dubai at the end of the tour.

Dubai: Scenic Helicopter Tour

8. Dubai: Scenic Helicopter Tour

Take off from the Dubai Police Academy helipad and then ascend towards the Emirates Mall, the Jumeirah Lakes, and Emirates Hills. Turn towards the Marina and see the Ain Dubai, the largest Ferris wheel in the world. Head inland to the famous 7-star Burj Al Arab Hotel. Fly over the Palm Jumeirah, Atlantis Hotel, and The World Islands Arhipelagago. As you reach the Jumeirah shoreline, admire the stunning Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world. Fly onwards to Port Rashid and finally Dubai Creek, where you will see the most historic buildings of the city situated next to modern developments.

Dubai: Hot Air Balloon Ride with Camel Ride & Falcon Photo

9. Dubai: Hot Air Balloon Ride with Camel Ride & Falcon Photo

Your hot air balloon adventure begins early in the morning, when you’ll be picked up from your hotel and taken to the Margham Desert for a refreshment and a briefing from the pilot. Next, you’ll be driven over the red sand dunes of the Dubai desert to your take-off location, where you’ll witness the inflation of the hot air balloon on the ground. After takeoff, you’ll float above the Arabian desert and enjoy the sunrise from 4000 feet above the ground, taking in breathtaking views of the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve and native wildlife. Once you’ve landed, you'll be driven back to the Margham desert to freshen up, take photos with a falcon, and enjoy an Arabic Style buffet breakfast. Finally, be dropped off back at your hotel where your tour will end.

Dubai: Hot Air Balloon Ride with Gourmet Breakfast

10. Dubai: Hot Air Balloon Ride with Gourmet Breakfast

Satisfy your appetite for adventure with a sunrise hot air balloon experience in Dubai. Upon landing, get a flight certificate and photos. Then, visit a desert heritage camp and be shown around the sand dunes by a licensed safari driver. Tickle your taste buds with a gourmet breakfast. After a hotel pickup, reach the take-off site to meet your pilot for a safety briefing. Once the balloon is fully inflated, hop on board to soar over the Arabian Desert's pristine red dunes. Soak in breathtaking views of the sunrise and take photos of camels, Arabian oryx, and gazelles from up above. Receive your certificate of flight attendance before continuing your adventure with a drive on a limited-edition Land Cruiser through the Dubai desert. Be led to an authentic handmade heritage camp nestled in a royal Arabian Desert retreat. Bring the desert excursion to a fitting end with a delicious gourmet breakfast. If you wish to ride on a desert ship, a short camel ride will always be available. After a memorable desert adventure, return to your accommodation in Dubai.

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What people are saying about Dubai

I gave the helicopter ride to my partner for his birthday and it was amazing! I can only recommend it to everyone. The 12 minute flight is well worth the money and you also get a breathtaking view of this beautiful city!

The flight and the route past the Burj Kalifa were beautiful. I found it a pity that you couldn't order a taxi on site for the return trip. Finding a taxi in the heat was very tiring.

A unique experience, short but fine, I chose that as a highlight for my birthday, you don't do something like that every day

It’s very interesting and exciting experience. I loved it so much and it was very organized.

Good service, and a very pleasant and fascinating flight