The Palm Jumeirah

The Palm Jumeirah: Our most recommended tours and activities

Dubai Aquaventure Waterpark Admission Ticket

1. Dubai Aquaventure Waterpark Admission Ticket

Enjoy thrills and spills at Dubai’s Aquaventure Waterpark, the largest waterpark in the Middle East, on dozens of rides and waterslides. With your day ticket, prepare to do battle with the King of the Sea at the Tower of Poseidon. Ride through the dark and twisting Aquaconda water tunnel. Grab an inner tube and take a trip on the rapids of a tidal river. Test your nerves on the exhilarating Ziggurat, and plunge more than 27 meters down the Leap of Faith, a near vertical freefall waterslide, through shark-filled waters. Unwind on a private beach, and enjoy light snacks and refreshments from on-site restaurants. Take the little ones to Splashers, a water playground especially for kids.

Dubai: Atlantis Aquaventure & Lost Chambers Aquarium Ticket

2. Dubai: Atlantis Aquaventure & Lost Chambers Aquarium Ticket

Experience the rides and slides of the Aquaventure Waterpark and then discover more than 65,000 marine animals up close at the Lost Chambers Aquarium at the Atlantis the Palm Hotel on Palm Jumeirah, Dubai. Skip the long lines to Aquaventure Waterpark and then brave the world’s first dual waterslide within a waterslide. Set your pulse racing on 30 slides and attractions, laugh your way down Dubai’s longest Lazy River, and relax on 500 meters of private beach. Prepare to do battle with the King of the Sea at the Tower of Poseidon or ride through the dark and twisting Aquaconda water tunnel. Grab an innertube and face the rapids of a tidal river or experience the dramatic wave surges of The Torrent. Get up close to more than 65,000 marine animals at the Lost Chambers Aquarium. Walk amongst the ruins of a lost city and get a behind-the-scenes look at what it is like to be a marine animal expert. Encounter sharks and rays at close proximity and feel some of the world’s most exotic invertebrates in the touch tank.

Dubai: Luxury Yacht Tour with Food and Drinks

3. Dubai: Luxury Yacht Tour with Food and Drinks

Experience the opulence of Dubai as you tour its coastline aboard a luxury yacht. Explore the city's marina, islands, and palm-shaped Jumeira archipelago. Travel in complete comfort and style, with freshly-prepared food and drink service, and a state-of-the-art virtual tour guide. Departing from the marina, the tour will take you up close to some of Dubai's iconic landmarks. Motor past Bluewaters Island, home to the world’s tallest observation wheel, and the intricately designed Palm Jumeirah. Admire the striking Burj Al Arab and Royal Palaces standing out against the skyline. Depending on the time of day, enjoy a buffet breakfast, lunch, or barbecue with free-flowing soft drinks served to you as you sail. Treat yourself to a drink from the fully-stocked bar as you experience the magnificence of Dubai in all its luxury. If you choose the BBQ option, tuck into mouthwatering chicken and beef cheeseburgers, hot dogs and cheese dogs, chicken kebabs, halloumi, veg skewers, fruit platters, and assorted Muffins. For the breakfast option, savor cheese and turkey croissants, chocolate pastries, assorted fresh muffins, a mixed fruit platter, and fine tea and coffee. For the sunset picnic, enjoy assorted fresh wraps such as chicken tikka, halloumi and pesto, cheese and turkey, and tuna and apple.

Dubai: Mega Yacht Cruise with Buffet Dinner

4. Dubai: Mega Yacht Cruise with Buffet Dinner

Embark on a city sightseeing cruise of Dubai and indulge in a variety of flavors with your buffet dinner. Explore the mega yacht and sail past the most iconic sights that make up Dubai's skyline, including Palm Jumeirah and Atlantis Hotel. Depart from the Dubai Marina district and soak up the views. Cruise across Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai Ferris Wheel, and towards the Atlantis Hotel situated in front of the famous Palm Jumeirah Island. Try the different canapes and food at live cooking stations by the yacht pool. Moving inside the main dining area, enjoy a wide selection of local and international flavors. Finally, return to the departure point where your cruise will finish.

Dubai: Creek, Souks, Blue Mosque & Inside Burj Al Arab Tour

5. Dubai: Creek, Souks, Blue Mosque & Inside Burj Al Arab Tour

Start the tour with hassle-free pickup from your hotel or selected location to the first stop, Palm Jumeirah, the largest man-made island in the world. Experience luxury by visiting the most iconic 7-star luxury hotel in Dubai, Burj Al Arab. Enjoy the warm Arab hospitality with a refreshing drink at the luxurious hotel lounge. Listen to the stories about the history and the foundation of Burj Al Arab. Get escorted to the 180-meter-tall hotel atrium, which is considered the world’s tallest atrium, surrounded by magnificent golden columns. Be guided to the hotel’s most expensive Royal Suite. While you explore the hotel, stop by to capture photographs of the marvelous architectural backgrounds. While at the hotel, visit the experience suite, a specially curated space with digital interactives that lets you relive historical moments. As you move towards the end of the Burj Al Arab visit, savor the taste of dates and coffee, and head to the next destination. Next, relax in the serene atmosphere of the Blue Mosque. Marvel at the architectural beauty, which was inspired by the Blue Mosque of Istanbul. As you calmly wander amid the magnificent domes, learn more about Islamic customs, culture, and architectural significance from our knowledgeable travel guides. Your next stop, the Al Fahidi Historical District, enchants you with a whole different traditional side of the currently alluring Dubai lifestyle. Continue your journey to Al Khayma heritage house, where you can treat your taste buds to authentic ethnic Emirati cuisine, and hear more about their lifestyle. As the tour draws to a close, take a classic Abra taxi across Dubai Creek to the bustling Gold and Spice Souks, where you'll have plenty of opportunities to shop and eat. With some beautiful memories to cherish for a lifetime, return to your hotel in Dubai.

Dubai: Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark Ticket with Transfers

6. Dubai: Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark Ticket with Transfers

Splash your way through Dubai's Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark with an entry ticket and hotel transfers. Spark your adrenaline with thrilling slides, such as "Poseidon's Revenge," or simply relax on the lazy river. We will pick you up from your preferred location or hotel in Dubai and transport you to the Aquaventure Water Park in an air-conditioned vehicle. When you arrive at the park, begin the adventure by sliding into a shark lagoon or spiraling down the Aquaconda ride. Rowing along the Shark Tunnel or the Lazy River, unwind in the raft. You also have the opportunity to experience one of the most thrilling rides in the waterpark, 'Poseidon's Revenge,' which drops you down a 75-foot-long chute through a trapdoor beneath your feet, then arcs you in a double loop before ejecting you. You shall also explore Splasher's Island, which is exclusively created for the mini and junior adventurers with shallow pools and other fun rides that the little ones can enjoy. After having fun at the water park, you will be heading to the Lost Chambers aquarium if option booked. The stunning underwater aquarium is home to 65,000 marine creatures, including rare species such as crayfish, stingrays, vibrant clownfish, menacing moray eels, albino alligators, and seahorses. Once the Atlantic Aquaventure tour concludes, you will be transferred back to your hotel or other chosen destination in an air-conditioned vehicle.

Dubai Speedboat Tour: Marina, Atlantis, Palm & Burj Al Arab

7. Dubai Speedboat Tour: Marina, Atlantis, Palm & Burj Al Arab

See Dubai from the water on a adrenaline-filled speedboat tour. See Dubai's key landmarks in a unique and fun way as you cut through the waters from the marina to the beach. This thrilling round-trip journey departs from the famous Dubai Marina. The host has an office on the Marina where a red carpet awaits to greet you. Once you have checked in, your guide will run through a safety briefing, so please arrive 15 minutes early. Choose from a 90 minute full tour of the sights which will cruise through the marina up to Jumeirah Beach. From here, this unforgettable tour is full of great views and fun facts of all the coastline hotels, beaches, and of course Dubai's top landmarks, including:  • Dubai Marina • The Dubai Eye Wheel • Jumeriah Beach • The Harbour Project • The Huge Palm and its hotels • The Atlantis • Dubai Rulers Private Island • The Burj Al Arab

Dubai: Lost Chambers Aquarium Entry Ticket

8. Dubai: Lost Chambers Aquarium Entry Ticket

See up to 65,000 amazing marine animals with an entrance ticket to the Lost Chambers Aquarium in Dubai. Explore the ruins of the legendary "Lost City of Atlantis," reconstructed at the Atlantis the Palm hotel complex on the artificial archipelago of Palm Jumeirah. Walk through spectacular chambers and marine exhibits to get unique insights into the history of the long lost civilization. Benefit from the expertise of the dedicated marine instructors, on hand to provide information about the marine life you will meet. Come face to face with hundreds of indigenous species from the Arabian Gulf. Encounter delicate seahorses and stunning jellyfish, and discover the world’s largest freshwater fish when you see the arapaima of the Amazon region. Enter the Ambassador Lagoon in Poseidon’s Court to explore the attractions of the open-air exhibit, where visitors can even take the plunge and dive amongst the ruins of Atlantis!

Dubai: Sightseeing Helicopter Ride from The Palm

9. Dubai: Sightseeing Helicopter Ride from The Palm

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: Frame Tickets, Creek, Souks & Blue Mosque Guided Tour

10. Dubai: Frame Tickets, Creek, Souks & Blue Mosque Guided Tour

Embark on an adventure of Dubai in the comfort of an air-conditioned minivan, discovering many of the city's highlights with a licensed guide. See the Palm Jumeirah, the Blue Mosque, Dubai Creek, and more up close. Visit the iconic Dubai Frame at your own pace, marveling at its grandeur. Begin your tour with pickup from your hotel. Start by stopping by The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah, our first attraction, and witness the magnificent view of Atlantis, The Palm Hotel before enjoying a Burj Al Arab photo stop from the beachside. Then, be driven to Al Farooq Omar Bin Al Khattab Mosque, popularly known as the Blue Mosque. The mosque’s design, inspired by the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, combines Andalusian and Ottoman architecture and can accommodate about 2000 worshippers at the same time. Visit the Dubai Creek and enjoy an Abra Ride (ancient water transport system) to cross the Creek. Stroll through the Gold and Spice Souks, lined with shops and stalls selling exquisite gold and spice items. Next, head to Al Khayma Heritage House at Al Fahidi Historical District. Enjoy Emirati hospitality with a welcome tea/coffee. Explore the old Emirati lifestyle as you tour the traditional house, learning more of UAE’s journey, starting with the desert from the tents to reaching Mars. Before concluding the house visit, explore the traditional Emirati bedroom with its antiques, observing the architectural expansion of the authentic house from the tent replica at the restaurant to Arish palm front houses finally to the megastructures. Then move to the last stop of the tour—the Dubai Frame. Witness the 150-meter building that replicates the shape of a photo frame. With 2 lofty towers connected by a glass bridge, you can see Old Dubai on one side and modern Dubai on the other. After the tour concludes, be dropped back to your selected location.

Other Sightseeing Options in The Palm Jumeirah

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What people are saying about The Palm Jumeirah

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 30,863 reviews

Fantastic experience! We were on the on jet ski for over an hour and were able to take things at our own pace. Our guide was knowledgeable, professional and helped us take some great photos. The best value for money jet ski experience in Dubai.

Very well organised, our server kept us stocked up with drinks, lovely food, views of dubai at night was excellent.,great entertainment, Well worth the money.

The best and most exciting way to explore Dubai! Excellent service on board and great views flying over the Dubai Skyline.

The guide was very good. He explained the history of Dubai with great knowledge..

adnan was great. attentive informative and flexible with trip. liked the frame.