Discover Top Helicopter Tour Destinations in UAE

Dubai is a dazzling metropolis that never fails to amaze. From its soaring skyscrapers to its luxurious hotels and artificial islands, Dubai is home to some of the world's most iconic landmarks and architectural wonders.

And what better way to experience Dubai's grandeur than from the sky? A helicopter tour is the perfect way to experience the city's grandeur from a whole new perspective, offering breathtaking aerial views and unforgettable memories. 


Here are some of the most popular helicopter tour destinations in Dubai:

What are the most popular helicopter tour destinations in Dubai? 

Dubai, known for its stunning skyline, architectural marvels, and breathtaking deserts, offers several popular helicopter tour destinations that provide a unique perspective of this dynamic city. Some of the top helicopter tour destinations in Dubai include:

Burj Khalifa

As the tallest building in the world, a helicopter tour over Dubai is incomplete without soaring above the iconic Burj Khalifa. Capture stunning aerial views of this architectural masterpiece and witness the grandeur of the cityscape below.

Palm Jumeirah 

This man-made island in the shape of a palm tree is a must-see attraction in Dubai. From the air, you can appreciate the intricate design and luxurious resorts lining the crescent-shaped island, capturing exceptional views of the Palm Jumeirah's stunning coastline.

The World Islands 

Get a bird's-eye view of this ambitious project where a collection of man-made islands is designed to resemble a map of the world. From the helicopter, you can witness the unique shapes and formations of the islands, offering a glimpse of the unparalleled engineering and creativity behind this development.


The Burj Al Arab

Admire the sail-shaped silhouette of the iconic Burj Al Arab, one of the most luxurious hotels in the world. From the helicopter, you can appreciate the architectural details and the hotel's stunning location on its own island, surrounded by turquoise waters

Dubai Marina

Soar above the vibrant Dubai Marina district and witness the impressive lineup of skyscrapers, luxurious yachts, and bustling waterfront promenades. The aerial perspective showcases the dynamic energy of this cosmopolitan area and its stunning juxtaposition of modern architecture against the sparkling waters of the Arabian Gulf.

Desert Safari

Escape the city lights and embark on a helicopter tour that takes you over the mesmerizing Dubai desert. Capture the vast expanse of golden sand dunes, witness the undulating patterns formed by wind, and experience the tranquility of the desert landscape from above.

What is the helicopter tour duration? 

The average duration of a helicopter tour in Dubai can vary depending on the specific tour package and the attractions covered. Typically, helicopter tours in Dubai range from 12 to 45 minutes in duration. However, it's important to note that there are also extended tours available that can last up to an hour or more, allowing for a more comprehensive exploration of the city and its surroundings.


Shorter helicopter tours, around 12 to 20 minutes, often focus on providing a quick overview of the city's iconic landmarks, such as the Burj Khalifa, Palm Jumeirah, and Dubai Marina. These tours offer a glimpse of the city's highlights and are a great option for those with limited time or seeking a brief aerial experience.

How to book a helicopter tour with us? 


At Helicopter Tour Dubai we offer you a variety of helicopter tours with the best prices ever and the most experienced pilots 


All you need to do is check our website, select the tour you are looking for, book your tour now, and enjoy the most amazing experience.


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Published: 21/11/2023 12:40
Modified: 07/06/2024 03:01

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Our price range starts from AED 710.

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