Dubai

United Arab Emirates

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Cruises from Dubai

Experience the blending of traditional Arab culture and modern western culture in Dubai. Gaze skyward to see the tallest building in the world, the 2,722-feet-high futuristic Burj Khalifa tower, or walk over to the impressive Jumeirah Mosque. Seek out jet-set haunts or stroll through the heart of the old city, Dubai Creek, which is home to the Dubai museum as well as the labyrinth alleyways of gold, spice and textile souks, where bargaining is part of the fun and ritual.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port Rashid
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    Gulf Standard Time GST
    UTC/GMT +4 hours
  • Language
    The official language is Arabic, but English is commonly spoken.
  • Currency & Shopping
    Arab Emirate Dirham (AED) ATMs are widely available. Credit cards are commonly accepted.
    • Famous For
      Located on the waterfront east of Bur Dubai Souk, the Bastakiya quarter with its narrow lanes and tall wind towers gives a tantalizing glimpse of old Dubai.
    • Fun Fact #2
      Dubai is a shopping mecca with reasonable retail prices and an endless variety of products from couture and electronics to Persian rugs and Bedouin jewelry.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      Food in Dubai can be quite expensive, so consider trying something from one of the street vendors, which is more authentic and quite delicious.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      The world’s tallest building as of 2011, the Burj Khalifa towers at more than 2,716 feet. The observation deck on the 124th level offers incredible city views.

Dubai TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Dunes 4x4 Adventure & Taste of Arabia

Indulge your senses with the beauty, traditions and flavors of Arabia during this thrilling off-road adventure through t...

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Desert Dunes 4x4 Adventure

Travel into the desert and enjoy breathtaking climbs up the face of the dunes, followed by stomach-dropping descents int...

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Dubai by Helicopter

Admire Dubai from an ideal perspective, by air! Experience this city by helicopter and enjoy bird's eye views of the abr...

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Sharjah’s Heritage

Discover Sharjah, Dubai’s neighboring emirate and considered by many to be the Pearl of the Gulf. It is recognized as th...

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Muscat, Oman

15-Day from Athens to Dubai: Egypt, Jordan, Israel & Oman

See history at every turn aboard Norwegian Spirit. | Enjoy 15 days exploring some of the world’s most historic sites.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Athens (Piraeus) (Greece);
Haifa (Israel); Port Said (Egypt); Safaga (Egypt); Aqaba (Jordan); Muscat (Oman); Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates);
DISEMBARK Dubai (United Arab Emirates);
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Haifa, Israel

18-Day from Athens to Dubai: Egypt, Jordan, Israel & Oman

Cross the Suez Canal, an engineering marvel, with Norwegian Jade.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Athens (Piraeus) (Greece);
Haifa (Israel); Ashdod (Israel); Port Said (Egypt); Safaga (Egypt); Aqaba (Jordan); Salalah (Oman); Muscat (Oman); Khasab (Oman); Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates);
DISEMBARK Dubai (United Arab Emirates);
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Phuket, Thailand

14-Day from Dubai to Singapore: India, Thailand, Malaysia & Sri Lanka

Explore the exotic Mumbai aboard Norwegian Spirit. | Enjoy a 14-day cruise around the world with Norwegian.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Dubai (United Arab Emirates);
Mumbai (India); Goa (Mormugao) (India); Mangalore (India); Cochin (India); Colombo (Sri Lanka); Phuket (Thailand); Langkawi (Malaysia); Penang (Malaysia); Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang) (Malaysia);
DISEMBARK Singapore (Singapore);
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