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Ok, but nothing special

We did pay for night trip with dinner and entertainment. The boat itself was really nice and food... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gabriela N
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Prague, Czech Republic
Dinner on the boat

Ist ok, not like to be exiting really, because there are many things in Dubai what is really nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SwetaR
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Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did pay for night trip with dinner and entertainment. The boat itself was really nice and food was OK as well. The entertain,ent was not really good, some russian girl singing and then traditional dances (that was OK). it wasnt bad experience, but nothing...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ist ok, not like to be exiting really, because there are many things in Dubai what is really nice, but ok for experiences. But a nice dancing from the man , that i newer seen before

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly, Please book this in advance as it gets easily filled up and it will cost you less then the last minute, especially during Christmas. MAKE SURE TO GET THE ST ON TOP DECK WHERE YOU CAN GT BEAUTIFUL VIEW. Fantabulous experience as the cruise...More

Thank Suhail_Sidd
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 10 friends and a toddler. We booked the cruise online and reached the venue on time. The organizers weren’t professional enough to handle their guests while boarding the cruise. The seating arrangements were done in a way that none could...More

Thank prajeshprasad
Reviewed 27 June 2018

There are a number of evening Dow cruises from the Marina. They offer dinner and entertainment. Our cruise was promoted by Rayna, and the dhow was the Aiesha 2. Service was pickup and return to your hotel. Once at the Marina we were escorted to...More

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

This was organised by my hotel under 'Rayna Tours' and was way overpriced at 216 dirham. I was sold it on the basis of an international buffet including Arabian desserts, live music and entertainment, a two hour cruise and unlimited soft drinks. The pick up...More

Thank travellerkMidlands
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Marina by night seen on board of a dhow is a very lovely experience. The Indian buffet food was good but served nearly cold unfortunately. also if you like to join the cruise do not wait for their driver but best hire a taxi, you...More

Thank 333sonjab
Reviewed 2 June 2018

This is a typical tourist trap, but you do not need necessarily to be the mouse in the trap. What is the tourist trap: 1. too many people on a boat 2. the route is not all that beautiful 3. the DJ plays whatever music...More

Thank Ilyas2010
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Nice relaxing hour long cruise. Lovely view of the marina bay and the skyscrapers around the bay. Food was disappointing.

Thank Pinkesh J
Reviewed 7 May 2018

A must when you are in Dubai. Wonderful atmosphere for a dinner and a chance to chat with other people on deck. Food is excellent (mostly indian), and the displays awesome. Sada and I had a very good thrill and would recommend to anyone coming...More

Thank JGadzirai
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Years ago, before the skyscrapers, before the 12-lane
highway, there was only Jumeirah. In fact, when the
UAE was formed, its rulers signed the agreement in
Union House, at the very start of Jumeirah Beach Road.
Often called “The Beverly Hills” of Dubai, a drive
down Beach Road reveals one enormous, lavish villa
after another. Originally residential-only
neighbourhoods, they are now also home to an array of
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8 July 2017|
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Response from dhiraj339 | Reviewed this property |
They charge you for the ride which includes food and drinks. You may not take dinner and just enjoy the ride with drinks which are available on chargeable basis on board.
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Leena P
18 April 2017|
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Response from Jim D | Reviewed this property |
It appeared to be an adult attraction and I would not consider it to be suitable for children.
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Leena P
6 April 2017|
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Response from cadipakarora | Reviewed this property |
please do not have very high expectations from the food here at dhow cruise or at the desert safari. the options are few, the taste is very okay okay kind and you might end up eating Daal -Chawal only.
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