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Set sail on yachting adventures in Dubai

Mon, December 18, 2023

Whether you're looking for a sophisticated cruise or yacht rentals for fishing trips, there's plenty of fun to be had on the water.

Whether you're looking for a sophisticated cruise or yacht rentals for fishing trips, there's plenty of fun to be had on the water.

Adventures with Xclusive Yachts


Whatever aquatic delights you might want to tick off your bucket list, this well-known yacht operator will deliver. With a fleet of 22-125ft boats, Xclusive can do everything from sightseeing trips to fishing excursions, though thrill-fuelled expeditions are always popular. They'll kit yachts out with jetskis, banana boats, inflatable donuts and parasailing parachutes to amp up the action.

Fishing fun with Ocean Active

Ocean Active Dubai

If you're hooked on deep sea fishing or even keen on shorter excursions at designated fishing spots such as Al Maktoum Bridge and Dubai Creek, Ocean Active will ensure you get the catch of the day. Increase your haul by heading out overnight on a trip planned by these specialists who have adapted all their gear to the local environment, ensuring you never come home empty-handed. 

All-in fun with Al Wasl Yachts


Experienced anglers and novice enthusiasts keen to go fishing can get the complete package – from rods and bait to crew and refreshments. All that's left for you to decide is who to invite. You can also swap fishing for sunset cruises to admire the city's sparkling coast – up to 50 people can be accommodated in Al Wasl's 85ft yacht, making it a great choice for celebrations.

Brunch aboard the Lotus Mega Yacht

Lotus Mega Yacht

What could be better than taking in a sunset on a spectacular yacht? You can add brunch to the mix too! The Lotus Mega Yacht, which features pool decks, multiple viewing platforms and an in-house cinema, serves up delicious brunches that will wow even the most seasoned boating fan. There's even the option of hiring this 220ft yacht for private gatherings.

Hop aboard The Yellow Boats

The Yellow Boats Dubai

Experience Dubai sightseeing with a twist with The Yellow Boats. Don a life jacket and cruise along the coast in an inflatable boat, with the skyline behind you and Palm Jumeirah ahead. Sail past Atlantis, The Palm and marvel at the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah before setting your eyes on the beautiful palaces that line the beach, with photo opportunities between every wave. If you’re feeling the need for speed, book the Dubai Ultimate Thrill Ride. You’ll be in for an exciting 30-minute race, jetting across the open water. There are five tours to choose from, ranging from 30 to 90 minutes.

Set sail with Sky Walker Yachts

Yacht in water near Burj al Arab

Cruise along Dubai’s picturesque coastline with Sky Walker Yachts, a luxury charter service setting sail from Dubai Marina. The company offers a variety of boat and route options to suit every budget. Board the 82ft luxury yacht with 30 of your friends for a celebration like no other or opt for the smaller 35ft vessel for a more intimate tour around the Arabian Gulf.

Bask in the sun with Centuarus Charter


Cruise across the glimmering blue waters of the Arabian Gulf onboard a private yacht with Centaurus Charter for unrivalled views. Whether you’re looking for a quick turn around Dubai Marina or an overnight voyage that takes in more of Dubai's stunning skyline, this longstanding yacht company has the perfect vessel, with a private fleet of luxury boats. Yachts for hire include everything from the 56ft Vassia, which can comfortably accommodate 20 guests, to the luxury 77ft Dionysos, which ferries 12 passengers upon its spacious deck and cabins.

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