Gulf Ventures


Choose from an exhilarating variety of excursions, whether it is viewing historic sights from a traditional Arabian Dhow or unrivalled views of the Dubai Desert from a hot air balloon, find yourself being completely spoiled for choice.

  • Traditional Dhow Cruise

    Traditional Dhow Cruise

    Experience the mesmerizing sights and sounds of the Dubai Creek as you set sail on a traditional Arabian Dhow. Cruise past the many heritage sights and modern skyscrapers along the coastline while admiring the architecture of iconic landmarks including the Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, the Chamber of Commerce building and Sheikh Saeed’s house, the birth-place of Sheikh Rashid. Savour a sumptuous Arabic buffet on board.

    Available daily: 20h00 - 22h30
  • Hot Air Ballooning

    Hot Air Ballooning

    Escape the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy a bird’s eye view of Dubai, a city of contrasts. Take in the cutting-edge architecture, expansive red desert sands near the majestic Fossil Rock Mountains, all during the one hour flight – a real treat at sunrise. The rate is inclusive of a transfer from the hotel or residence to the site and breakfast.

    Operates at sunrise during the cooler months and is available on request
  • Fishing


    Take to the waters and experience coastal fishing. Try your hand at catching barracuda or bottom fish like Hammour and Shari, guided by a skipper with local knowledge of Dubai’s fishing hotspots. A minimum of four hours is recommended for this trip, with a maximum of six friends on a boat. Bait fishing tackle and equipment are included with soft drinks and mineral water.

    Available on request
  • Helicopter Ride

    Helicopter Ride

    Get a panoramic bird’s eye view of Dubai’s spectacular landmarks while enjoying a private helicopter ride. Watch the future of the city unfold right beneath as you take off from the Private Terminal at Dubai International Airport for an unforgettable 30 minute experience. From the creek fly over Port Rashid, the impressive Jumeirah coastline and landmarks including the Burj Al Arab, before turning back to head down Sheikh Zayed Road.

    Available on request
  • Private Yacht Charter

    Private Yacht Charter

    Whether seeking a relaxing and peaceful escape or simply an opportunity to get closer to Dubai’s amazing offshore islands, a yacht charter gives guests the perfect opportunity to cruise the blue waters of the Arabian Gulf.

    Available on request
  • Seaplane Flight

    Seaplane Flight

    Embark on the Seawings Silver air tour, a 40-minute “dock to dock” excursion. Soak in unprecedented views of The Palm Jumeirah, Burj Khalifa, The World Islands, Burj Al Arab, the Dubai Creek and numerous other exciting landmarks.

    Available on request
  • Big Bus

    Big Bus

    Catch photogenic glimpses of some of Dubai’s most exciting attractions from the king of all sightseeing vehicles - an open-top, double-decker Big Bus. From the Burj Al Arab to the alluring gold and spice souks, discover the most fun way to tour the city. With every ticket purchased, guests receive a complimentary Dubai Beach Tour

    Available daily: 10h00 - 17h00
  • Camel Polo

    Camel Polo

    Unique to Arabia, Camel Polo is a novel team sport, derived from the age-old game of kings, but with a distinct twist. Ideal for corporate team building or as a leisure activity with friends and family, Camel Polo can accommodate groups of between 8 and 60.

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  • Golf


    Dubai plays host to some of the most spectacular golf courses in the region. Enjoy teeing off amidst lush greens and meandering fairways that pose a challenging experience for any level of golfer, even the professionals. With established relationships with all the golf courses in the UAE, we can cater for individuals and groups alike.

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  • Tailor-made Tours

    Tailor-made Tours

    Those seeking customised experiences and tours can request that Gulf Ventures craft a tailor-made package to match individual desires and interests. From exploring each of the UAE’s seven Emirates to an exciting photography lesson in the desert, allow one of our enthusiastic team members help in making your Arabian dream take shape. Please contact us for more details.