Jumeirah Beach Residence

Places to Visit and Things to Do


Arabian Dhow Creek Cruise

There are many dhows along the Creek offering cruises for a (negotiable) fee. If you’ve a Big Bus tour ticket you’re entitled to a free one hour Creek Cruise on their own dhow. It’s a perfect and very relaxing way to experience the stimulating combination of old-meets-new that so characterises this city. 

Bateaux Dubai

Cruise, in elegance and air-conditioned luxury aboard the glass enclosed Bateaux Dubai, with panoramic views of both the modern landmarks and the historic sights of Dubai Creek. The vessel has modern decor, live entertainment, and personalised service. Freshly prepared 4-course gourmet cuisine and licensed beverages will make this a Dubai highlight. Cruises every night from 8.30pm to 11pm for dinner, with boarding from 7.45pm. May be chartered for private events. Enquire about hotel pick-ups. Ring 399 4994 or visit www.bateauxdubai.com or email mail@bateauxdubai.com for more info.

Dhow Dinner Cruise

Lasting about 2 to 2.5 hours, your traditional wooden dhow sails in the Creek whilst you have an International Evening Dinner aboard. The organisers are likely to be willing to pick you up from your hotel.

Dolphin Bay

Wade into crystal clear waters and enjoy a 90 minute Atlantis Dolphin Encounter or Atlantis Dolphin Adventure. Get up close and personal – an adventure of a lifetime which is exciting, entertaining and educational. At Atlantis on The Palm. Open 10am to sunset. Need to pre-book on 426 1030. See www.atlantisthepalm.com.

Dubai Aquarium And Underwater Zoo

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo  is where you'll find a world of fantastic sights and incredible experiences. Find yourself surrounded by over 33,000 aquatic animals, experience walking on water from the top of the Aquarium viewing panel, visit the Rainforest animals or take a dive amongst the sharks. An aquatic adventure you'll never forget.

Dubai Dolphinarium

An amazing place where you're guaranteed to meet some of the most beautiful animals that inhabit our oceans and have lots of fun with them. In Creek Park - to get there ask the taxi driver to take you to Gate 1, Creek Park. More info at www.dubaidolphinarium.ae or tel. +971 4 336 9773.

The Lost Chambers

Walk through the chambers which contain over 20 fresh and seawater marine exhibits including sharks, rays, piranha, giant arapaima, giant grouper, lionfish and much more.A journey through the Lost Chambers will fire the imagination, with underwater insights into how the citizens of Atlantis may have lived. Live out your own Atlantean adventure in this maze of underwater halls and tunnels. At Atlantis on The Palm and open 10am to 11pm.

* This attraction is at or near a stop on a Big Bus Tour.

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