Dubai Marina Dinner Cruise

Dubai Marina Dinner Cruise
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Dubai Marina, often referred to as the ‘Venice of the Middle East’ is an artificial canal city constructed along the Persian Gulf shoreline. Experience a delicious dinner on a floating dhow boat with beautiful Dubai marina skylines.

Dubai marina is named as the best location for water activities in Dubai. in fact, the Dubai Marina dhow ride is ranked as the most luxurious and most sought after dhow cruise in Dubai.

A traditional dhow that has been turned to a floating restaurants sails along Dubai Marina, offering you stunning views of the city’s skyline. You also get to view Dubai landmarks from a different perspective when on a dhow cruise.

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Get a clear overview of your cruising root at Dubai Marina. See where you will be directed under the Dubai night lights in your dhow cruising experience with your delicious dinner. And also you will get a chance to spot below beautiful views at Marina.

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Highlights of Dubai Marina Dhow Cruise

  • Beautiful Sceneries : Enjoy stunning views of some Dubai landmarks like the Dubai Marina Yacht Club and the Ain Dubai.
  • Luxurious Dining : Savor a floating buffet with both traditional Middle Eastern and international delicacies.
  • Romantic Atmosphere : Enjoy a romantic dhow dinner with candles with your loved one.
  • Cultural Entertainment : A Dubai Marina dinner cruise includes live entertainment, sometimes with traditional dancers who showcase the true Emirati culture.
  • Memorable Experience : Create long lasting memories while cruising the lavish side of Dubai. You also see the Dubai landmarks from a unique viewpoint, making the experience worth your money.
  • Ideal for All : Both Dubai locals and international visitors can go for a traditional boat cruise. Also, the location is suitable for several occasions like private parties and celebrations like birthdays and engagements. It is also a family friendly cruise and everybody is allowed there.

Tour Packages at Dubai Marina

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Experience Dubai’s Marina Dinner Cruise at Night

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You have not yet explored Dubai if you haven’t visited the Dubai Marina and cruised on a dhow.
Guaranteed Comfort

Feel the comfort of a glass-enclosed boat fitted with AC as you enjoy your dinner. You may also lounge on the comfy upper deck and eat your meal as you enjoy the gentle breezes.

Magical Views

The views of Dubai city at night from the dhow boat are to die for. The city comes to live at life at night and all parts of the city get illuminated. Enjoy the magical views of the lit up city from the boat as you cruise through Dubai Marina.

Enjoy the Vibes

Enjoy a delicious buffet dinner under the Marina moonlight. Dinner also includes a great selection of beverages and juices. On board, are live performers singing soothing melodies to enhance your experience.

Dhow Cruise Dinner Dubai Marina Price

A dhow cruise experience in Marina gives you value for your money. The price for dhow tours in Dubai differs based on the cruise provider and the package you select.

Just like the Dubai creek dhow cruising experience, the Dubai Marina experience is known to have reasonable prices, offering options for all budgets.

A Marina cruise package combines the cruise experience with a delicious buffet dinner and entertainment.

Best Time to Sail

There are dhow cruises throughout the day, from morning to evening cruises. The best time to go for a dhow cruise is in the early evening when the sun is setting. You witness as the city beautifully transforms into a sea of lights.

Booking Tips

  • Make early reservations for you Dubai Marina dinner cruise to secure your preferred date and time.
  • Confirm if there is special offers and discounts when booking for the experience.

Important Information

What to Bring :

  • Your valid passport or Identity Card

What is not allowed :

  • Electric wheelchairs

What You Need to Know :

  • Alcohol is not served onboard a dhow cruise.
  • Live music is not always available.
  • Dress in smart casual. Swimwear and revealing clothes are not allowed.
  • Seating in the upper deck is subject to availability. You are however allowed to visit all decks while onboard. Also, the lower deck has an open area for taking photos.

More Info About Dubai Marina

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Get amazed by the magnificent architecture of the surrounding skyscrapers while on a Dubai Marina dinner cruise.

As we mentioned above, Dubai Marina is one of the most lavish neighborhoods in Dubai. The region is full of stunning skyscrapers and a vibrant atmosphere.

Here are the highlights of Dubai Marina

Architectural Marvel : Dubai marina is home to some of the tallest residential and commercial buildings in the world. Skyscrapers in Dubai marina include the Princess tower, Marina Promenade, Park Island, Bay Central, Damac Heights and Marina diamonds.

The Cayan Tower located here, is famous for it twisted design.

The Waterfront Promenade : Enjoy a Dubai waterfront dinner from the numerous waterfront restaurants in Dubai Marina. You can as well relax by the water and watch as yachts and boats sail through the waters.

Marina Walk : The Marina Walk is a seven-kilometer-long path with palm trees lined side by side. You may stroll or cycle along the walk as you admire the beautiful Marina sceneries.

Luxury Residentials : Dubai Marina is home to some of the most lavish residences and hotels. It is also home to affluent shopping malls like the Dubai Marina Mall.

Dubai Marina Yacht Club : The club offer berthing and dining choices for guests. Stop by there is you enjoy yachting.

Beaches : Palm Jumeirah and JBR Beach are popular beaches near Dubai Marina.

Nightlife : Dubai Marina comes to life at night with the numerous bars, clubs and restaurant providing enough entertainment options for those partying at night.

Transportation : Dubai Marina is well connected to the rest of Dubai, making it easy to move around. The Dubai Metro Red line serves the Marina region, and also the water taxis and trams makes transportation easy and fun.

Events and Festivals : Numerous events and festivals like boat and yacht shows, open-air markets and cultural celebrations are usually hosted in Dubai Marina.

Dubai Marina Cruises : A dinner cruise at Dubai Marina is the best way to explore the beauty of Dubai Marina. You get a unique view of the city’s skyline especially at night when it gets illuminated with lights.

Meeting Point

  • The departure point for a Marina cruise is at Xclusive Yachts Barding Point.
  • By Metro : Alight the metro from DMCC Metro station
  • By Taxi : Get dropped at Marina Mansion, cross the road and walk along the ramp next to the bridge. Take the left turn to reach the boarding point.
  • Self-Drive : Park at Marina Mall and head to the boarding point. You are allowed to park there for free for three hours.
  • Note : Arrive at the boarding point at least 30 minutes before the scheduled time to allow time for check in. You will not be allowed to check in if you do not arrive there at least 15 minutes to the departure time.


A Marina dinner cruise is an experience where you board a traditional dhow boat and sail along the Dubai Marina while enjoying buffet dinner.

A Marina cruise dinner package includes a buffet dinner serving both international and Arabic cuisines, live entertainment and scenic views of the Marina.

The Dubai Marina dinner cruise lasts for 2 to 3 hours.

Most dinner cruises offer vegetarian and special diet options for the guests. You however should consult the cruise provider in advance about the diet options available.

Dubai Marina cruises are very popular and the slots may be few especially during the peak tourist seasons. It is therefore recommended that you book your slot in advance to avoid last minute frustrations.

Some Dubai marina cruises offer alcoholic drinks and others have them onboard for you to purchase if you need one. You should however talk to the cruise provider in advance to know their policy regarding alcohol onboard the dhow boat.

Absolutely! Talk to us in advance so that we can organize for cakes and decorations for your birthday celebration. You are allowed to host special occasions and private parties on a dhow cruise.

There is no strict dress code for the Dubai marina cruise but we advise you to put on smart casual. Carry with you a light jacket because the evenings may get chilly.

Children are allowed on the Marina dhow cruise. In fact, some operators offer special rates for children booking for the cruise.

Some dhow cruises run even during Ramadan. However, alcohol is not served during this time. You should first consult your cruise operator to get their schedule for Ramadan.