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Destination Highlights

The ultimate sightseeing and dining destination, Bateaux Dubai has been cruising through along the Dubai Creek, the city’s historic heartland, since 2004. Feast on a decadent gourmet dinner as you sail past a number of traditional and contemporary landmarks in Bur Dubai and Deira, where you will be captivated by colourful old neighbourhoods, elegant wind towers, bustling open-air markets and wooden boats. Owing to its ‘outstanding universal value’ the creek is being considered for UNESCO World Heritage Site status.

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EMIRATES NBD HEADQUARTERS

The 125-metre high financial HQ was inspired by the curved hulls of traditional dhow boats.

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SHOPPING IN DUBAI

From high-end designer fashion boutiques to antiquated souks, Dubai is an undisputed shopper’s paradise.

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DUBAI CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a hub for the thriving business community.

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SPORTS IN DUBAI

Discover a world of activities among the rolling deserts, sparkling seas and nearby mountains.

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DHOW WHARFAGE

Historic vessels line the bustling waterfront representing an essential part of Dubai’s rich trading past.

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DESERT EXPERIENCES

Scale sand dunes on a desert safari and dine under the stars in a Bedouin tent.

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DEIRA CLOCK TOWER

The Clock Tower was reportedly built around 1963 to mark the country’s first oil exports.

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CITY TOURS

Explore this dynamic city and all its Dubai top hotels by bus or get a bird’s eye view from a seaplane flight.

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CITY TOUR

Explore this dynamic city and all its Dubai top hotels by bus or get a bird’s eye view from a seaplane flight.

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FLOATING BRIDGE

The impressive six-lane pontoon bridge has the capacity to transport 6,000 vehicles an hour.

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DUBAI HERITAGE

A centuries old trading hub beside the Creek, ‘Old Dubai’ has many secrets to share.

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DUBAI COURTS

Buildings house the Court of First Instance, the Court of Appeal and the Court of Cassation.

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ENTERTAINMENT AND NIGHTLIFE

World-class entertainment and engaging nightlife can be found at every turn in this electrifying city.

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AL MAKTOUM BRIDGE

Dubai’s first bridge opened in 1963 and capacity increased to 9,500 vehicles per hour in 2007.

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MEETINGS AND FESTIVALS

Dubai’s annual calendar is full of interactive community festivals, as well as major corporate events.

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THE BASTAKIYA

One of the oldest residential areas is now populated with galleries, craft shops and cafés.

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JOURNEY AROUND THE EMIRATES

Each of the emirates is a jewel to behold with colourful customs and exciting events.

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GRAND MOSQUE

Featuring a striking 70-metre high minaret, the Grand Mosque can house up to 1,200 worshippers.

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DUBAI GOLF

Year round sunshine makes it a pleasure to play Dubai’s world famous golf courses.

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DUBAI MUSEUM

The fascinating museum is situated in Al Fahidi Fort, Dubai’s oldest existing building from 1787.

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THE DIWAN

Occupied by the private office of Dubai’s Ruler and the government’s main administrative body.

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SHEIKH SAEED HOUSE

Originally the seat of the Al Maktoum family this restored building is now a museum.

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DUBAI HERITAGE & DIVING VILLAGE

Located in the Shindagha historical district the area offers a glimpse into the pearl diving past.

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SPICE SOUK/OLD SOUK

Narrow lanes are packed with fragrant stalls selling perfumes, spices, frankincense, incense and herbs.

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GOLD SOUK

The famous souk teems with tonnes of gold and a dazzling array of precious jewellery.

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DEIRA TWIN TOWERS

This attractive duo was constructed in 1998 and contains a shopping centre, restaurants, residences and offices.

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ETISALAT TOWER 1

The head office of Dubai’s major telecommunications provider is topped with a large circular centerpiece.

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