Dubai Water Canal Cruise with Dinner
On this luxury cruise, you will hop aboard a luxury dhow and cruise down the Dubai Water Canal as it runs through the charming ‘City of Lights’ in Dubai and parts it into two commercial districts. You will sail past some iconic Dubai landmarks while you enjoy a delicious international buffet dinner surrounded in luxury and comfort.
- Take a 2-hour dinner cruise on a luxurious modern dhow in the Dubai Water Canal.
- The dinner cruise begins with a welcome of traditional Arabic coffee and fresh dates.
- Feast on a 3-course international dinner and enjoy a traditional form of entertainment: the Tanoura dance
- Take in stunning views of Dubai’s architecture that lines the Dubai Water Canal.
What to Expect
Your dhow dinner cruise will begin in Dubai Festival City as you report at the designated pier on the Dubai Water Canal. You will be greeted by the friendly staff who welcome you with Kahwah (Arabic coffee) and assorted chilled refreshments on your arrival. After the warm welcome, you will board the luxurious dhow and embark on your dinner cruise down Dubai Water Canal.
On your Dubai Water Canal cruise, you will be able to view landmarks such as Safa Park, Business Bay Bridge, Dubai Festival City Mall, Burj Khalifa, Dubai Water Canal Footbridge and luxury hotels such as the JW Marquis Hotel and Westin Hotel. The accompanying dinner will be in the form of a buffet with 5 international buffet stations with food such as Arabic appetizers, grilled meats, fresh salads, delicious Arabic sweets, soft & hot beverages.
As you enjoy your dinner, two traditional dance shows will also be put up for your entertainment. There will be an interactive tanoura dance and a horse show. The dhow cruise will finally return to its pier after a 2-hour journey cruise.
- Welcome refreshments, dates and coffee
- Lavish international buffet dinner
- Mineral water and soft drinks
- Live entertainment
- Dubai Water Canal cruise
- Transfers (Optional)
Know Before You Go
The Dubai Water Canal dhow dinner cruise is a daily experience that starts from 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm daily. During Ramadan, the boarding time is 6:30 PM, and the departure time is a 7:00 PM.
The cruise departs daily and is two hours long.
The pier is located in Dubai Festival City, at the Dubai Water Canal Cruise Pier. You can reach the pier by taking the metro to the Al Jafiliya Station and take a cab to the exact location, off the E66, near Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary.
It is best to be dressed casually for the dinner cruises. The setting is primarily informal and hence, smart casuals should be fine.
Super Flexible Cancellation Policy
You may cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
You will receive an email confirmation with your Dubai Water Canal Cruise with Dinner vouchers shortly. Please display your vouchers on your mobile phone with valid photo ID at the boarding point at the Dubai Water Canal Cruise pier or at the time of pick up.