Luxury Canal Dhow Cruise

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reviews (14)

out of 5
Very good
Aug 18, 2019
The service from start to finish was excellent everyone looked after us so well. Well organised.
Apr 10, 2019
The cruise
Jan 01, 2019
Well organized
Aug 06, 2018
The tour itself is quite fascinating, especially from the upper deck with unobstructed view


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Stunning Views. Stunning Food. Stunning Entertainment

Spend a relaxing evening cruising in our Luxury Glass Enclosed Dhow as you gently cruise along the banks of NEW Dubai Water Canal offering stunning views to capture. Enjoy a scrumptious international buffet dinner including a live station as you soak up the city’s bustling atmosphere with a view of astonishing IMAGINE Fountain show, conceptional Mohammed Bin Rashid Library,  historic dhow building yards, native ras al khor bird sanctuary, contemporary Dubai Design District, the Centre of now - Downtown Dubai, World’s tallest tower - Burj Khalifa, central business district – Business Bay, a stellar destination - Al Habtoor City, world’s tallest hotel JW Marriott Marquis and finally the strikingly lit Dubai Water Canal Bridge offering a once in  a lifetime experience of gliding under it. Be mesmerized as our enchanting tanora artist spins his well-lit costume to liven up your evening. 


  • 90min cruise along the banks of Dubai Water Canal (NEW)
  • Red Carpet Welcome with Arabic Coffee, Dates, Cold / warm Towels & Welcome Drinks
  • View the IMAGINE Show (World's Largest Water Screen Projection), the World's Tallest tower – Burj Khalifa and the World's Second Tallest Hotel – JW Marriott Marquis
  • Glide under the regions first sensor operated bridge - Sheikh Zayed Waterfall Bridge and several other stunningly lit bridges
  • Starters are then served on table
  • Lavish International Buffet including a live station of the day
  • Includes Tea / Coffee & soft beverages
  • Enchanting Entertainment (Tanora Show) currently not available due to COVID with Taped Commentary and Taped Music


* Dress Code - Smart Casual (respectful clothing)
* What to Carry - Camera
* Ideal for - Families, couples and individual travelers
* You pay extra for - Souvenirs or custom photographs


Location - Dubai Festival City Mall Waterfront 
Boarding Time - 19:15 HRS onwards 
Cruising Time - 20:00 - 21:30 HRS 


Boarding Time - 19:10 HRS onwards 
Cruising Time - 20:00 - 21:30 HRS


Boarding Time - 18:30 HRS onwards 
Cruising Time - 19:00 - 21:00 HRS (Cruise will start after the prayer) 

If you are coming with your own vehicle; just park the car @ Dubai Festival city mall - Robinsons parking and walk towards the DUBAI FESTIVAL CITY WATERFRONT PROMONADE

where you will see the AL FARIS DHOW.

Top 10 Sights to See

1.        Astonishing Fountain Show - IMAGINE

2.        Conceptual – Mohammed Bin Rashid Library

3.        Historic Dhow Building Yard - Jadaf Dubai

4.        Contemporary District - Dubai Design District

5.        Central Business District - Business Bay

6.        Centre of Now - Downtown Dubai

7.        World’s Tallest tower - Burj Khalifa

8.        A Stellar Destination - Al Habtoor City (W Hotel & Westin Hotel)

9.        World’s Tallest Hotel – JW Marriott Marquis

10.      Stunningly Lit Bridges at the Canal – Including the Water fall Bridge  


Dividing the charming ‘City of Lights’ into two commercial districts; Deira & Bur Dubai Island, the Dubai Water Canal epitomizes the city’s personality. Here, the magnificent sophistication of the 21st Century walks hand in hand with the world’s greatest transformations of a bygone era.

Hop aboard our glass enclosed contemporary dhow which keeps the traditions alive offering stunning views of new Dubai. Waken your senses as you gently cruise along the banks of Dubai Water Canal where the Al Faris Dhow combines the best of culinary delights with a glimpse of NEW Dubai.

On arrival, you will be greeted with the divine Kahwah (Arabic coffee) accompanied by some assorted chilled refreshments and dates. You will be then escorted by out Captain to your designated table where you will be served with welcome drinks. Feel the flip-flap of waves and the all-pervading romance as you soak up the cities bustling atmosphere from a distance along with soothing Arabic music or simply experience the height of opulence and indulge in the peace and tranquility of the creek waters.

Sumptuous feast with Arabic appetizers, grilled meat, fresh salads, and delicious Arabic sweets awaits you as you glide further along accompanied by hot beverages. Get ready to be mesmerized as our enchanting tanora artist spins his well-lit costume to liven up your evening.


We welcome you aboard Al Faris Cruise for a luxury cruise along the banks of Dubai Water Canal with COVID-19 safety guidelines to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our guests.

We have implemented:

• Daily 24 hour sanitization of the premises.

• Physical distancing of 2 meters with signages.

• Provision of masks & hand sanitizers for all our clients.

• Our staffs are educated on maintaining personal health & premise hygiene with regular safety trainings.

• Cleaning of surfaces (tables, chairs) with certified sanitizer after each customer’s use

• On-site temperature checks

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