Dubai marina is man made, an artificial canal city housing a multitude of luxurious skyscrapers and yachts.
The Palm Jumeirah is a man-made island group on which luxury villas and 5-star hotels are located including the famous Atlantis Hotel. This hotel is more than 'just " a hotel though, it contains an aquarium and the water park Aquaventure.
Burj Al Arab is another hotel, and a stunning piece of architectural work, it is shaped like a sail, and stands alone on an island.
Your Experience With Dubai Marina Speedboat Tour
Head down to Dubai Marina and board the speed boat getting strapped in nice and tight with a brief safety brief to keep everyone safe.
Leaving Dubai Marina behind you'll enter the open water for a 90 minute sightseeing ride with a difference! The first port of call is a ride around the man-made island group known as The Palm Jumeirah with the famous 5 star Atlantic hotel at the front. Next you'll see the sail-shaped hotel that is Burj Al Arab before passing the royal palaces as you make your way back to Dubai Marina.
On the journey you'll learn all about the sights you're passing and will have plenty of opportunities to pause and take photos, jumping up from your seat to strike a pose with the Dubai backdrop behind you.
What Dubai Marina Speedboat Tour Includes?
90 minute speedboat sightseeing ride.
English speaking driver/guide.
Bottled water onboard.
Things Before Go
The boat ride does not take place when there are high waves - If this happens you will be booked onto a tour for the next day.
If you think you might get seasick, take your own bag and tissues to be safe not sorry!
Is It Suitable for Me?
If you live for speed and a thrilling ride whilst also getting to sightsee from the unique viewpoint on the water, you're going to love this!
Suitable for the whole family, kids included.
Great for people who are only in Dubai for a short time, whether on a layover or cruise stop.
Not suitable for pregnant women.
Not suitable for those who suffer from seasickness!
People talking about this speed boat ride on GetYouGuide and Trip Advisor give it high ratings and reviews describing it as "thrilling and "exhilarating.
Everyone agrees it's a super fun and memorable tour that combines screaming with sightseeing in the best way possible.
Some travellers were a bit sceptical about how good this tour would be but say they were very pleasantly surprised at how much information they learnt from the guide about the sights, the incredible sights from the water, and just how much fun they had.
People say that the tour is well organized but that finding where the boat departs from can be a bit difficult and note that taxi's cannot access the marina so you have to walk and ask.
People left the following positive reviews to sum up their experiences... "Everything was great we had so much fun. Would definitely do again. Can strongly recommend "Fast, fun and great value for money! Staff are excellent. "Great way to see Dubai if you have limited time.
Best Times to Visit
Book the evening tour so that you get to witness sunset.