Best places to visit by helicopter in Dubai

With so many things to do and places to experience the real world, Dubai has recently become one of the globe's must-visit locations.

People often select helicopter flights in Dubai over other activities because they get to experience something truly unique by being taken into the air and seeing Dubai from above.

The top tours in Dubai offer a variety of activities that will wow you with the captivating city of Dubai and leave you itching to return for more.

If you want to visit the tallest building in the world, shop at the biggest mall in the world, stay at the tallest hotel in the world, or simply see the tallest hotel in the world, Dubai is the place to go.

The greatest tours that Dubai has to offer are listed below, which we have particularly compiled for you so that you won't miss anything.

Best Destinations to Visit by Helicopter in Dubai

1 – Burj Khalifa

One of the top tourist destinations in Dubai is also the highest structure in the world. The size of the Burj Khalifa is difficult to comprehend when viewed from the ground. However, a helicopter trip will let you truly appreciate its vastness and scope from above.

In addition to being the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa also holds the records for tallest structure and tallest free-standing structure, both of which were formerly held by Toronto's CN Tower and the KVLY-TV tower in Blanchard, North Dakota. Three standards have been set forward by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), a group based in Chicago, to define what constitutes a tall building. Burj Khalifa dominates all three categories by a wide margin.

2 – Burj Al Arab Hotel

This sail-shaped hotel, which is situated on a separate artificial island off the coast of Jumeirah Beach, is incredibly difficult to miss, and not just because it's one of the world's tallest hotels at 321 meters.

You are met with an extraordinary level of richness and extravagance as soon as you enter, with an encompassing atrium that must be seen to be believed. No expense has been spared in creating the Burj Al Arab, one of the most opulent hotels on the planet, from the stunning marble lobby with its grandiose staircases and calming waterfall features to the lavish suites complete with 24-karat gold iPads and butler service.

3 – Miracle Garden

The Dubai Miracle Garden is a must-visit attraction for anyone visiting Dubai. Spanning 72,000 square meters, this vibrant and colorful oasis features over 50 million flowers arranged in stunning shapes and patterns, such as hearts, butterflies, castles, ducks, and even a massive Emirates plane. It's a mesmerizing garden playground that will leave you in awe. 

4- Palm Jumeirah 

The Palm Jumeirah is an artificial island that's shaped like a palm tree. It's one of the most iconic landmarks in Dubai, and it's a great sight to see from above.

5- The World Islands 

The World Islands are a group of artificial islands that are shaped like the continents of the world. They're located off the coast of Dubai, and they're a great place to see from above.

6- The Dubai Desert

 The Dubai Desert is a great place to go if you want to experience the desert landscape of Dubai. You can go sandboarding, dune bashing, or simply take a helicopter ride over the desert.

7- Dubai Marina

Dubai Marina is a waterfront area in Dubai that is home to many high-end restaurants, shops, and residential buildings. It features a stunning skyline view of the city and is a popular destination for both tourists and locals. Dubai Marina also offers a range of outdoor activities such as boat tours, yacht cruises, and water sports. It's a perfect place to relax, dine, and take in the breathtaking views of the city.



In the end, The incredible skyline and landmarks of Dubai can be experienced on a helicopter trip, which also offers a unique view of the city. The Burj Khalifa, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Marina, the World Islands, and the Dubai Desert are just a few of the fantastic places you can visit in Dubai by helicopter.

You can discover a helicopter trip that is ideal for you no matter what your hobbies are. 


No matter what you choose, you're sure to have an unforgettable experience on a helicopter tour in Dubai.


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Published: 30/07/2023 12:41


Our price range starts from AED 675.

The Helicopter Safety Team will take care of each passenger until the helicopter land safely. Our Helicopters and Pilots are fully certified by GCAA.
You will fly at around 1,000 – 1,500feet
The fastest recorded speed of a helicopter is roughly 248 miles per hour
The Helicopter is the only aircraft that can move forward, backward, side-to-side, and hover. It can also take off and land in tight spaces.
A helicopter tour by helicopter tour Dubai is a memory of a lifetime, which you don’t want to waste worrying about wearing something not comfortable enough for the tour.
  • Wear loose-fitting clothes and bring a light jacket for the drop in temperature as you go up.
  • Wear comfortable shoes that will not come loose.
  • Wear sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Keep long hair pulled back.
  • Do not wear loose jewelry.
  • For better pictures: wear dark-colored clothes since they reduce the reflection on the helicopter windows. Unlike lighter colors that tend to ruin your photos due to the window's reflection.
A maximum of 5-6 passengers is allowed on each flight.
All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or a guardian. Children below 2 years are not allowed due to GCAA regulations.

Atlantis Hotel Helipad (White Beach Parking) and Dubai Police Academy.

Women up to 32 weeks pregnant have to provide a doctor's certificate allowing them to fly.

Operating on a daily basis from 9 am – 5 pm (before sunset). 

Check-in 45 Min earlier for weigh-in, safety briefing, passport control, and security along with an original/copy of passport or official photo ID.

Anytime as per your schedule because the visibility is unpredictable.

Yes, to secure your seats please book your flight prior as timings are subject to availability.

Yes, because children have their own seats. 

Parking is available outside the terminal building.

The weight limit is 125 kgs per passenger if passengers weigh more or close to this, may have to wait for a flight that can safely accommodate their weight. We cannot offer a tour if a seat belt extender is required.

Once inside the helicopter, you can take your own pictures as many as you can. But you cannot take pictures while walking to and from Heliport to the helicopter due to safety precautions.

The final seating in the helicopter is determined by the weights of all passengers in the flight. You can request a seat, but we cannot guarantee in advance.

Only sunglasses and a smartphone or small camera are permitted on board; complimentary lockers are available for other valuables. Selfie sticks and tablets are not permitted on board.

Smartphones and consumer cameras are welcome. Selfie sticks, tablets and professional cameras, and lenses of more than 400 mm are not permitted on board.

Tours canceled more than 48 hours prior to departure will receive a 100% refund
Tours canceled 24 to 48 hours prior to departure will receive a 50% refund
Tours canceled less than 24 hours prior to departure will not be refunded