The Dubai Seaplane tour experience
What is the first thing that comes to mind when someone mentions Dubai? If you guessed that it’s among the most luxurious cities in the world, then you guessed right. Dubai is located off the coast of the Persian Gulf and is home to the tallest building in the world among other architectural marvels.
To experience the beauty of Dubai in its entirety, try taking a seaplane plane tour and have a bird’s eye view of the entire city and all its beauty. A seaplane is a special kind of plane that can take off and land on water so that in itself is an entirely new experience.
The Dubai seaplane tour is a plane ride across Dubai showing you the famous Dubai landmarks such as the Burj Khalifa, the Burj Al Arab, the Palm Jumeirah, the Dubai Creek, Port Rashid, Yas Island and much more from the plane. Below is a brief description of these buildings and landmarks so that you get to know a little about each one of them ;)
The Burj Khalifa
The Burj Khalifa boasts the title of “the world’s tallest building” and is named after UAE president Khalifa bin Zayed. It was completed in 2009 and officially opened in 2010. The building stands at an impressive height of 829.8 meters shadowing the Warsaw Radio Mast from Sweden which held the previous record at 646 meters. The Burj Khalifa architectural design is derived from Islamic architecture and with an incorporation of a bundled tube design and is made up of glass walls that show impressive displays that are a joy to watch from above.
The Burj Al Arab
The Burj Al Arab is a luxury hotel in Dubai and features an architectural breakthrough having been designed in the shape of a ship’s sail. The Burj Khalifa sits on a man-made island which is reclaimed land from the sea. It is the third tallest hotel in the world and is a sight to behold from the air.
The Palm Jumeirah
The palm Jumeirah is an artificial archipelago; a man-made group of islands reclaimed from the sea and aimed at increasing Dubai’s shore line on the Persian Gulf. The islands are an impressive view from the top with their incredible array and hosts numerous buildings. The Palm Jumeirah is a must see while on the Dubai seaplane tour.
The World Islands
The world islands are another artificial archipelago made up of three hundred islands located in the Persian Gulf. The Islands are arranged to fit the shape of the world map. From above, it looks like one is viewing the world from space as you get to see all the continents from America, Africa to Asia all at once. The view is a remarkable one and is definitely one to watch out for in the sea plane tour.
The Dubai creek
You can enjoy the impressive view of the Dubai Creek. The creek is a water way across the city and acts as a harbor. It also hosts some of the most impressive buildings in Dubai such as the Deira twin towers. The Dubai creek golf and yacht club is also located here and is a remarkable view from the air.
Port Rashid is an artificial port in Dubai built and was officially opened in 1972. The port is a dock for cargo ships and passenger vessels. Bordering the port are the Dubai Maritime city as well as the Dubai dry docks which are another viewing bonus for your air tour around the city.
The Abu Dhabi Yas Island — La Perle Dubai
Yas Island is an entertainment destination in the heart of Abu Dhabi and home to the Yas Marina Circuit. The Island also hosts the world’s first Ferrari branded theme park called the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the Yas links golf course, the Yas mall and the Yas beach. This Island is especially one to watch out for while on the seaplane tour.
These are a few of the sites that you will get to see and enjoy while on the Dubai seaplane tour. The tour is featured in three different packages which are differentiated according to the length of the ride as well as the areas that the tour will cover. These packages include the following;
The Dubai seaplane snapshot experience
With this package, you get to experience an awesome twenty minute plane ride with a take-off and landing from the water on the Dubai Creek. This tour gives you an amazing view of Dubai creek golf and yacht club from the air as well other iconic landmarks in the city.
The Seaplane flight with Ferrari world
This is a forty five minute plane ride across the city also featuring a water take-off and landing. This package is perfect for families or a group of friends as you get to view Dubai’s world famous landmarks such as the Abu Dhabi Yas Island, the Dubai creek from the air and experience the city’s beauty in its entirety.
The Dubai seaplane silver tour
This is yet another thrilling forty five minute ride across Dubai but with more world famous sites that you get to see. These include the Burj Khalifa, the Dubai creek, the Burj Al Arab, the Palm Jumeirah, Port Rashid, the world islands and so much more. This is the ultimate package for you to enjoy the best of Dubai’s splendor such as the buildings and architecture, the waterways and the reclaimed islands.
The Dubai Seaplane tour is an experience unlike any other. Dubai is known for its uniqueness in offering the best tourist experience and this seaplane tour is one that you absolutely have to go on. Arabia Horizons tours is giving you a chance to become a bird for a day; or probably an hour but it will be worth your time and money. You will get to take amazing shots of the city and its landmarks, have a once in a lifetime experience but you are always welcome to come again.