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25 Minutes Luxury Helicopter Tour with Free Al Maha Desert Safari OR Dhow Dinner Cruise (Dubai Creek)

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Explore the city with this dynamic 25 minute aerial tour of Dubai as you fly past sights both big and small in one of the most comfortable rides in the sky. Also choose between a free Al Maha Desert Safari or Dhow Dinner Cruise at Dubai Creek with an exclusive offer, only on Headout!

Your Experience

Enter the lavish Heli Lounge minutes before your helicopter tour and enjoy the spacious and comfortable facilities, which include private locker rooms as well as the option to order refreshments. Looking over the Atlantis Palm Helipad, this is the perfect place to relax as you receive a short safety briefing before you take off!

Cover all the sights of modern Dubai on this encompassing helicopter tour. Look down on the gorgeous Atlantis the Palm hotel and the Aquaventure water park as you ascend into the skies. Marvel at the innovative World islands as you soar over the Arabian Gulf before flying inland to admire the shining glass.Glide past the awe inspiring buildings and skyscrapers on the iconic Sheik Zayed Road before fluttering over the Dubai Creek, the birthplace of the city. As you return to the helipad, swoop over the Jumeirah beach coastline after passing sights like the Port Rashid and Union House until you reach the striking Burj Al Arab. Cruise inland and gaze upon various attractions like the Jebel Ali Race Course, Jumeirah Lake Towers and Dubai Marina before your tour concludes, leaving your breathless from the 25 minutes of ceaseless wonder.

About Your Helicopter

  • The Eurocopter 130 is built as a sightseeing helicopter.
  • Single-engine helicopter with three-blade Starflex main rotor.
  • Spacious soundproof cabin.
  • Large windows with great views to all passengers secured on comfortable seats.
  • Climate control and guided commentary by the pilot.

Your Pilots

Your pilots are professionally trained, have international experience and possess thousands of flying hours. Many have military experience, helped with relief efforts, piloted sightseeing flights in other world destinations or trained other pilots. The crew members on the ground are equally skilled and trained, and support admirably with safety precautions, passenger boarding, logistics, hospitality and administration.

Sights Covered

Atlantis The Palm | Aquaventure Water Park | Burj Al Arab | Jumeirah Beach Coastline | World Islands | Arabian Gulf | Sheikh Zayed Road | Dubai Creek | Port Rashid | Union House | Dubai Internet City | Jebel Ali Race Course | Emirates Living neighborhoods | Jumeirah Lake Towers | Dubai Marina

Headout Exclusive

Al Maha Desert Safari

Begin your desert safari in a 4x4 vehicle and make your way over the dunes in a thrilling ride to the desert camp. You can experience desert dune bashing first-hand! You will be greeted at the Bedouin camp with a welcome drink and dates, followed by other exciting activities such as shisha smoking, sand surfing and henna painting. Take a walk on the ancient side with a camel ride. As night approaches, you can relax and enjoy a belly dancing show and a Tanoura dance performance. Don't forget your souvenirs of this exciting experience with the opportunity to get photographed in full Arabic attire or capture a photo of the sunset. Dinner includes a vegetarian and non-vegetarian buffet. The camps have separate restrooms for men and women.

Dhow Dinner Cruise

A popular Dubai pastime, lounge about as you sail down Dubai Creek in luxury. The dhow or Bateaux cruise includes a wonderful dinner that you can savour just as much as the older parts of the city that you will have the opportunity to see! You will be greeted with traditional welcome drinks - water, tea, and Arabic coffee. Take a walk around the open-air upper deck and revel in the comfort of the fully air-conditioned lower deck.

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  • In-flight Narration.
  • 25-minute flight in a Eurocopter 130.
  • Free Al Maha Desert Safari or Dhow Dinner Cruise.
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Know Before You Go

Important Information

In order to avail either the free Desert Safari or the Dhow Cruise, please approach the operator directly. Their contact details will be available on your confirmation email.


This tour is available seven days a week, every hour from 10 AM to 5 PM.

Timings are indicative, actual flight timings are subject to availability and weather conditions.

Getting there
Your tour is located in the vicinity of the Nassimi Beach Parking Lot near the Atlantis Helipad.

Check in

Passengers must check-in 45 minutes before flight time with an original passport or official ID.
Passenger weight and contact telephone number are mandatory for operational purposes.

What to wear
Wear light, comfortable clothing (please note scarves are not permitted for safety reasons).

What to carry
Only sunglasses and a smartphone or camera (professional cameras are not allowed) are permitted on board; complimentary lockers are available for other valuables.

Helicopter Capacity
Please note that each helicopter has a capacity of 6 people.
If you choose the 'Private Tour' option, you will be reserving all seats, even if there are less than 6 passengers. If you choose the 'Shared Tour' option, you will be seated with other guests.
* The maximum weight of all passengers cannot exceed 400 KGs. If it does, you will be split up into different groups in order to reach capacity.

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Al Maha Desert Safari

Important Information

This offer is available from 1st December, 2018 to 28th February, 2019.

Alcoholic drinks are available at an extra cost.

Souvenirs are available at the camp shops.


The desert safari is available daily from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

Dinner Menu


Shawarma | Falafel sandwiches

Main Course

BBQ buffet with side dishes


Soft drinks | Mineral water | Coffee | Tea

Dhow Dinner Cruise (Dubai Creek)

Important Information

This offer is available from 1st December, 2018 to 28th February, 2019. The dhow dinner cruise is unavailable on 31st December, 2018.

Return transfers are included on a shared basis.

Alcoholic drinks are available at an extra cost.


The dhow dinner cruise is available daily from 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM.

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Moderate Cancellation Policy

You must cancel 72 hours in advance in order to receive a full refund.

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Ratings & Reviews
Out of 5
Very Good
jayme wills
Reviewed in March, 2019

The activity was extremely well organized and enjoyable!

Pedro Lewis
Reviewed in April, 2018

A must do guys . the place is easily accessible, staff is polite and good and the Headout team is also very helpful to clarify issues

Erma Harvey
Reviewed in April, 2018

This portal has a very convenient booking system. every confirmation is hassle free and all tours are problem free .

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My Tickets

Your mobile voucher will be emailed to you shortly. No need to print. Please display the same on your mobile phone along with valid photo ID at the venue.

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Nassimi Beach Parking Lot, Atlantis Helipad, The Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

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Additional Information

For security reasons, there are restrictions on photography. High-resolution camcorders or cameras with telephoto lenses greater than 400mm not permitted.

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