Our top five seaplane tours

Posted by Seawings team on Oct 8, 2017 10:51:00 AM
Seawings operate the only seaplane tours  in the Middle East, offering scenic flights and charters to 24 locations in the United Arab Emirates and Oman. There are so many great options to explore the Emirates from the sky, and nothing compares to the thrill of a water take-off and seeing the incredible views that you can only get from 1500 ft high. We’ve been flying here for more than a decade, and our friendly team know the Emirates inside out.

We’ve rounded up our top five seaplane tours below:

Seawings Silver Tour – Dubai
seaplane toursThis is our most popular seaplane tour for a reason, and it covers all of Dubai’s world-famous landmarks. After a thrilling water take-off you will see iconic sights such as the Burj Khalifa, Palm Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab resort and exclusive World Islands - which are only able to be truly appreciated from the sky. You’ll fly out across Dubai Marina to Bluewaters Island and see the new Ain Dubai – which will become the world’s largest observation wheel once complete. You’ll see boats docking at Port Rashid and traditional Abras crossing Dubai Creek. Before you land take note of the impressive Dubai Frame which marks the border of Dubai’s historic centre and futuristic downtown heart.

Every seat is located by the window ensuring unparalleled views on this 45 minute flight, allowing plenty of time to take incredible holiday pictures along the way. These tours depart from both Dubai Creek and Jebel Ali for your convenience. A dedicated check-in, complimentary road transfers and refreshments on arrival are all included, making our Seawings Silver tour one of the most enjoyable in Dubai.

Seawings Pearl Tour – Abu Dhabi
seaplane toursThis epic seaplane tour covers all of the capital city’s iconic attractions with plenty of time in the air to relax, enjoy the views and take great holiday snaps. Our signature 30 minute flight showcases Abu Dhabi’s beautiful coastline and corniche. Experience an exhilarating water take-off from Yas Marina, after which you can relax and enjoy views of the extensive mangrove lagoon, an ecological sanctuary which is home to local water birds and keeps the waters surrounding Abu Dhabi clean and clear. Gaze down on the impressive Presedential Palace and adjoining Emirates Palace hotel with impressive domes and intricate gardens. See the Marina Mall and soar across the main corniche with all of Abu Dhabi stretching out into the distance before returning to Yas Island.

Seawings World Journey Gold
seaplane toursOne of our most luxurious seaplane tours, your World Journey Gold experience begins before you board with private road transfer to your exclusive charter flight. Relax in the comfort of our spacious seaplane fitted with leather seats – each with their own private window. Enjoy unparalleled views of Dubai’s iconic skyline from the comfort of the air-conditioned cabin. Marvel at the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, as you soar above the futuristic skyline. Spot the Burj Al Arab resort and Palm Jumeirah on the sparkling coast and glide 1500 ft high above the enchanting World Islands. After you’re welcomed back to dock with a refreshing chilled towel, your private transfer will be ready and waiting to take you to your next destination.

You and your guests are assured of the VIP experience from start to finish on this private seaplane tour. You could even add a round of golf or sumptuous long lunch to your scenic flight to make your day truly unforgettable. Our World Journey Gold package can easily take groups of up to nine people,  we can accomodate larger groups on additional planes.

Sir Bani Yas Charter Flight
seaplane toursSir Bani Yas Island is the Emirate’s top destination for nature lovers, having being established as a nature reserve in 1977 by the late ruler and founder of the United Arab Emirates His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Wildlife enthusiasts will be able to get up close to free-roaming animals native to the UAE, such as the Arabian Oryx, and others from more distant lands such as the African giraffe. The island is a joy to explore thanks to its unique landscape including mangroves, savannah as well as unique hilltops formed by salt domes from millions of years ago.

Experience an exhilarating water take-off where you can relax and admire the coastline of the Arabian Gulf while you cruise at 1500 feet until you reach Sir Bani Yas Island. There are some incredible activities on offer such as  a guided 4WD safari where you will be able to spot the stunning wildlife roaming free across the landscape.

Complete your experience and add a touch of luxury to your trip with a visit to the elegant Anantara Resort or even add an additional night or two to make the most of this untouched paradise. 

Ras Al Khaimah Scenic Flight
seaplane toursThis stunning Emirate is well known for its natural beauty. Striking mountain ranges and breath-taking coast make this one of our top five seaplane tours. You’ll take in a snapshot of Dubai’s iconic landmarks including the Palm Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab and Port Rashid before flying up the sparkling coastline. You’ll fly over the Emirates of Sharjah, Ajman and Umm al-Quwain  before arriving at Ras Al Khaimah. Our Ras Al Khaimah seaplane tours are available as both a private charter and group scenic flight.

Seawings offer several day trip packages – a scenic picnic atop Jebel Jais Mountain and luxury camel tour with the Al Wadi Equestrian Centre – as well as full overnight holiday options. Visit www.seawingslifestyle.ae for more information on these options.

Get in touch with our expert team and experience this unique way to see the Middle East.

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