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Dubai: Fountain Show and Burj Lake Ride by Traditional Boat

Dubai: Fountain Show and Burj Lake Ride by Traditional Boat

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From US$ 19.87 per person

See the lights of Dubai Mall Fountain Show on a 30-minute cruise by traditional "abra" water taxi. Climb aboard the wooden boat on Burj Lake. Admire monuments such as the Burj Khalifa before you enjoy grandstand views of the illuminations.

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Duration 30 minutes
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Experience

Highlights
  • Cruise Burj Lake by traditional "abra" water taxi
  • Marvel at the illuminations of the Dubai Mall Fountain Show
  • Enjoy a breathtaking spectacle of 6,000 lights and 22,000 gallons of airborne water
  • Have front row seats to the best show in town with the Dubai Fountain Lake Ride to see the world’s largest performing fountain
  • Be captivated as the fountain performs to a range of different songs from classical to contemporary Arabic and world music
Full description

Marvel at the illuminations of Dubai Mall Fountain Show on a 30-minute cruise by "abra" water taxi. A captivating water, music and light spectacle in Downtown Dubai, the Dubai Fountain is the world’s tallest performing fountain.

At over 900 feet in length (274 meters), the Dubai Fountain is situated on the 30-acre (120,000 m2) Burj Lake and performs to a selection of different melodies. Climb aboard the traditional wooden boat on Burj Lake, and cruise past some of the city's most iconic monuments, such as the Burj Khalifa, Souk Al Bahar, and Palace. Admire the city's stunning skyline from the water, before you take your position for a grandstand view of the illuminations. 

With only 6 people per boat, you are able to admire the visual spectrum of over 1,000 water expressions from an exclusive and intimate perspective.  Watch in awe as the fountains light up during a visual spectacle that features 6,000 lights, 25 colored projectors, and 22,000 gallons (83,000 liters) of airborne water! See a stunning choreography of light and water synced to classical, Arabic, and world music that will leave you breathless.

Includes
  • 30-minute boat ride by traditional water taxi
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Tickets need to be collected before your intended visit time from the At the Top Burj Khalifa ticketing counter, located at LG Level, The Dubai Mall, in front of the Food Hall. Once you have exchanged your ticket, follow the signs to the "Dubai Fountains." Once you're outside, look for the "Lake Ride" sign and enter the ticket kiosk in front of the Wafi Gourmet restaurant.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • Your booking will be confirmed up to three months before your visit
  • The boats can accommodate up to 8 people per boat
  • The boats depart 15 minutes prior to each fountain show
  • Dubai Fountain schedule:
  • Daily except Friday: 1:00 PM and 1:30 PM
  • Friday: 1:30 PM and 2:00 PM
  • Evening Shows
  • Daily: 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • (Every 30 minutes)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 5150 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.2/5
  • Transportation
    4.2/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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The line to exchange the voucher can be a bit long. Also, the queueing process at the lake can be a bit chaotic. Don't worry, there are plenty of boats to go around. Each boat is on the lake for the same duration - first out, first back to unload. Great experience, right in the show!

March 17, 2022

Very nice experience Visiting the 124 floor is enough. You should bring about 1 hour to queue. The view is worth it. Definitely watch the water games in the evening, go to the opposite side of the tower to see the light duo on the tower itself. A top experience.

February 24, 2022

Fountain show was very captivating. Boat driver was considerate of lining up the boat to get a great view. Fountain show can be seen from the pathways and restaurants but the boat's provide another layer to the experience. However if booking online, it is best to arrive early and ask around for the desk within the mall to collect tickets, it is not clear and very poor signage.

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February 10, 2022

Product ID: 60095