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17-Min Palm Dubai Helicopter Tour

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View Dubai from the skies, as you tour in a helicopter for 17 minutes with live commentary. From Palm Jumeirah to the largest UAE flag, see it all.


  • Soar high above Dubai for 17 minutes, taking in breathtaking views of iconic landmarks while listening to live commentary. It's an unforgettable experience!

  • Get a bird's-eye view of 9 incredible Dubai sights, including the luxurious Burj Al Arab, the man-made Palm Jumeirah island, and the towering Burj Khalifa.

  • Upgrade to a 22-minute tour and discover more of Dubai's wonders, from the historic Wind Tower to the charming Dubai Creek and Old Dubai.

  • Get picked up and dropped off at Dubai Police Academy Helipad. Share the ride with just 4 others, because any more is a crowd.

  • Fun fact: Dubai's man-made islands, like the Palm Jumeirah and World Islands, are so massive that they can be seen from space.


  • 17/22-minute shared helicopter ride over Dubai (as per option selected)

  • Live commentary

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Search the skies, if you will

Get ready for an unforgettable adventure as you take off from the Dubai Police Academy heliport, near the iconic Mall of the Emirates on Sheikh Zayed Road. Soar above the city's most stunning landmarks, starting with the magnificent Burj Al Arab, the world's only 7-star hotel. As you glide along the coastline, you'll be amazed by Palm Jumeirah, a man-made island shaped like a palm tree, home to luxurious resorts and golden beaches.

But the real highlight awaits as you fly over the World Islands, an archipelago of 300 islands shaped like a world map, stretching far out into the open sea. Only from a helicopter can you truly grasp the scale and ambition of this architectural wonder. With live commentary throughout, you'll learn fascinating facts about each sight, making this 17-minute tour an unforgettable experience packed with breathtaking moments and incredible photo opportunities!

Sights Covered

17-minute flight

  • Burj Al Arab

  • The Palm Jumeirah

  • The Jumeriah Coastline

  • Burj Khalifa

  • Dubai Canal

  • The World Islands

  • Atlantis Hotel

  • Port Rashid

  • Largest UAE flag

22-minute flight

  • Burj Al Arab

  • The Palm Jumeirah

  • The Jumeriah Coastline

  • Burj Khalifa

  • Dubai Canal

  • The World Islands

  • Atlantis Hotel

  • Dubai Creek

  • The Wind Towers in Bur Dubai

  • Dubai Creek Golf Course

  • Traditional areas of old Dubai

What to bring

  • Have your original passport/valid identification ready for a seamless experience. Soft copies are not accepted.

What's not allowed

  • Safety is a priority so this experience is restricted for guests over the weight of 140kg (308.65lb) and under the age of 2 years.

  • iPads, selfie sticks, HD camcorders, or cameras with photo lenses greater than 400mm are not permitted to be carried on board the helicopter.

  • Baggage/large bags/purses are not allowed on board the helicopter and must be left at the designated lockers.

  • It's recommended to dress in comfortable and respectful clothes. Swimwear is not allowed. Due to headphone use, earrings can be worn at the passenger’s sole risk.


  • This experience is restricted for those with heart problems or other serious medical conditions.

  • If the guest is 7 months pregnant or more, a valid doctor's certificate is required to confirm that they are medically fit to fly.

  • People of determination are welcome to fly, but they must be accompanied by a paying adult who can assist them.

Additional information

  • A maximum of 5 passengers are allowed per flight.

  • Guests are required to arrive 45 minutes prior to the helicopter tour timing.

  • Children aged between 2 and 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

  • All flights are subject to weather and visibility conditions. The timings are indicative and actual flight timings may change.

  • Your routes may vary due to air traffic stipulations or other operational or safety considerations.

  • Bookings made outside operational hours (8am to 5pm) will be confirmed the next day.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • Please arrive at the redemption point 45 mins before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the redemption point.

Ticket redemption point

  • Show your ticket at HeliDubai Helicopter Tours.

  • Address: Dubaai Police Academy - Al Sufouh - Al Sufouh 1 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.

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