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Helicopter Tours in Dubai

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Iconic Helicopter Tour - 12 Minutes
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Vision Helicopter Tour - 22 Minutes
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Grand Helicopter Tour - 30 minutes
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15 minutes Atlantis Helicopter Tour
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15 minutes Atlantis Helicopter Tour
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Odyssey Helicopter Tour - 40 Minutes
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Travel Guides and Tips

Why should I go for a helicopter tour of Dubai?

Dubai boasts a spectacular landscape – vast, calming seas and golden sand dunes that encircle a glittering skyline of towering skyscrapers.  is home to some stunning attractions such as Burj Khalifa, Palm Jumeirah, and more. One of the best ways to enjoy a view of these iconic landmarks is by taking a helicopter tour in Dubai. Soar through the sky and enjoy a bird’s eye view of the city. You can enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime experience with your family and friends and make your trip to Dubai even more memorable.

What can I see while on a helicopter tour in Dubai?

Depending on the duration of your helicopter tour in Dubai, you can see a variety of sights. Fly over the iconic Burj Al Arab Hotel and enjoy a clear view of stunning landmarks such as Burj Khalifa, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Canal, Corniche Beach, World Islands, and so on. If you opt for a longer helicopter ride in Dubai, you will also cover sights such as Dubai Marina, Port Rashid, Dubai Creek, Sheikh Zayed Road, and more. There is a lot to see in Dubai and a helicopter ride can help you with it.

How do I book a helicopter tour in Dubai?

There are many good helicopter tour companies available in Dubai but it is essential that you find a certified company that is safe and reliable. This is where Headout comes in. Our Dubai Helicopter tours are operated by trusted operators in the city so, you don’t have to worry about your safety. Plus, you can get cashbooks or discounts on booking your helicopter tour with Headout.

How much does a helicopter tour in Dubai cost?

Dubai helicopter tour price depends on the operator you choose and the duration of the helicopter tour. The starting price of a helicopter ride in Dubai is AED 646. This can go as high as AED 1607 or AED 8925, depending on the tour operator and the helicopter tour duration. We would recommend you to not opt for the cheapest helicopter ride as you could be compromising on your safety during the ride to save a few bucks.

Are any offers available on helicopter tours in Dubai?

Yes, you will find many offers on helicopter tours in Dubai if you book from Headout. There are many tours such as Iconic Helicopter Tour - 12 Minutes, Vision Helicopter Tour - 22 Minutes, Odyssey Helicopter Tour - 40 Minutes, etc. that offer users a 5% cashback on booking the tours. You can also save 20% by booking the Combo: 12 Min Iconic Helicopter Tour + IMG Worlds of Adventure tickets on Headout.

Which are the best helicopter tours in Dubai?

If you are confused about which helicopter tour to opt for in Dubai, then we can help you out. The duration of the helicopter ride in Dubai depends on the tour that you choose. Depending on your budget, you can choose a helicopter tour in Dubai that ranges between AED 646 and AED 8925.
Here are a few of the best helicopter tours in Dubai that you can consider:

How long is a helicopter tour of Dubai?

The duration of a helicopter ride in Dubai depends on the tour operator and the helicopter tour that you have chosen. From 12 minutes to 40 minutes, you can easily find a helicopter tour that suits your requirements and budget. One important thing to keep in mind is that the longer the helicopter ride in Dubai, the more expensive the tour will be.

Can I see Burj al Arab on a helicopter tour in Dubai?

Yes, most of the helicopter tours in Dubai depart from the helipad of the Dubai Police Academy. The tour begins with a glimpse of Burj Al Arab before heading towards other iconic sights such as Burj Khalifa, Palm Jumeriah, World Islands, and more. Each helicopter tour in Dubai covers Burj Al Arab on its route and gives visitors a chance to marvel at this exquisite hotel resort.

Can I see Burj Khalifa on a helicopter ride in Dubai?

One of the main sights covered in Dubai helicopter tours is Burj Khalifa. If you wish to admire Burj Khalifa on your Dubai helicopter tour, then you can check out these tours:

Can I see Palm Jumeirah on a helicopter tour of Dubai?

Yes, Palm Jumeirah is one of the main sights to observe on your helicopter tour of Dubai. Here are a few of the best helicopter tours in Dubai that include Palm Jumeirah on their route:
  • Iconic Helicopter Tour - 12 Minutes
  • Vision Helicopter Tour - 22 Minutes
  • Palm Helicopter Tour - 17 Minutes

What time is best for a helicopter tour in Dubai?

The best time to go on a helicopter tour in Dubai is midday when the sky is relatively clear and there is minimal haze/dust to obstruct your view. Since air pollution is high in Dubai and there is less greenery, the city is enveloped in a thick layer of haze at all times. You can also take the helicopter tour early in the morning but avoid sunset or sunrise time as you will have to endure limited visibility.

Is a helicopter tour of Dubai better during the day or night?

For clear visibility, early morning and midday are the best time to go on the helicopter tour of Dubai. At night or during sunset/sunrise times, the haze level is high, making it difficult to view the sights in Dubai. So, visitors are recommended to avoid night time for a helicopter tour and choose a day slot for their helicopter tour.

Where can I board a helicopter ride in Dubai?

The boarding point for the helicopter ride in Dubai is the heliport at Dubai Police Academy. It is located near the Mall of the Emirates on Sheikh Zayed Road. The helicopter tour begins with the sights of the iconic landmarks such as Burj Al Arab, Palm Islands, etc. before touring around Dubai city. The tour ends at Dubai Policy Academy allowing you to take back amazing memories of the helicopter tour of Dubai.

Is there an age restriction for helicopter rides in Dubai?

Yes, helicopter tours in Dubai have an age restriction to ensure the safety of their guests. Children between the age of 4 and 16 can participate in a helicopter tour but they must be accompanied by an adult on the ride. Children below 4 years are not allowed on helicopter tours and they must weigh at least 16 kg to go on the helicopter ride. 

What should I eat before a helicopter tour in Dubai?

Guests are recommended to have a light, yet filling meal. Avoid eating anything heavy or greasy that might make you feel nauseous on the helicopter ride. You can have food items such as smoothies, fruit, a light sandwich, biscuits or other similar items. Alternatively, avoid flying on an empty stomach as well.
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