Seaplane tours and more: Exciting activities to try in Dubai

Posted by Seawings team on Oct 3, 2017 12:28:00 PM

When people think about Dubai the first thing that comes to mind are the giant megamalls and incredible resorts, but there’s actually so many exciting activities to try in the city. You could challenge yourself at the new X Park course at BOUNCE or soar into the sky on one of the amazing seaplane tours. Here are some of the more exciting activities you can try in Dubai.

Soar high above Dubai on a seaplane tour

seaplane tours

Our Seawings Silver flight is one of the most popular seaplane tours! Experience the thrill of a water take-off and landing, and enjoy uninterrupted views of all of Dubai’s iconic landmarks including the Palm Jumeirah , World Islands and Burj Khalifa. 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.  This full 45 minute experience is sure to get your heart pumping.  Visit

Take a leap with Skydive Dubai

seaplane tours

Skydive Dubai offers adrenaline junkies the chance to freefall at speeds of more than 120 mph – are you up for the challenge? Take your pick from two drop zones – the iconic Palm Jumeirah on the coast or the Desert Zone (which is inland towards Al Ain). The tandem option is the most popular for novices, however there are facilities for licensed divers too. You can even learn to freefly or don a wingsuit at the flight school. Visit


Get extreme at BOUNCE

 seaplane tours

BOUNCE Dubai is popular with people of all ages from kids learning to jump to adults testing their skills and learning aerial tricks. The newest addition to the park is the X Park Adventure Challenge designated to test your fitness, strength and agility. The course is perfect for parkour enthusiasts and those wanting to amp up their fitness routine. Embrace your inner ninja warrior and be prepared to sweat at this action-packed destination.

Sail the sea on a private yacht charter

seaplane tours

Despite being known as a desert city, Dubai has expansive network of waterways and is situated on a stunning coastline. Explore by sea and sail the canals and dazzling Arabian Sea on a chic, air-conditioned private yacht. Relax and view Dubai’s striking skyline from comfortable indoor or outdoor spaces on board. Your cruise can be customised to take in the attractions of your choice - the Palm Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab and Burj Khalifa are all within easy reach. Charters come with full crew, and there are options to arrange catering. You could even explore by both sea and air by combining this experience with one of our seaplane tours. Visit

Explore the desert on a luxury safari

seaplane tours

Get a taste of authentic Arabian hospitality on this luxury desert outing with Al Maha resort. This premium tour includes Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve entrance and 45 minute 4WD wildlife drive with an expert field guide so that you’ll learn more about local flora and fauna. It’s your choice whether you’d prefer to sit down for lunch or head out for sundowners on the dunes. Take some time and chill out and enjoy pool and spa facility access at the resort. All road transfers are taken care of, so all you need to do is pack your day bag and camera. Visit

Join us for one of our thrilling seaplane tours of Dubai! We offer a range of tours and charter flights, get in touch and book today.

Explore our Seaplane Packages

Topics: things to do in Dubai, Dubai, scenic flights, Dubai tours

Explore top luxury activities in the UAE.  Download the free guide

All edited.jpg

Subscribe to Email Updates

Recent Posts

Posts by Topic

see all