increasing number of cruise ships are already choosing
Dubai as an ideal and unique destination. The Dubai
Cruise Terminal opened in 2001 at Port Rashid and
able to handle up to two ships simultaneousely.
It has an unique 'mobile' design to enable customisation
of passenger and baggage flows. Other thoughtful
features include special facilities for the physically
challenged like electric golf carts for transportation,
duty-free shops, internet access, money exchanges,
information centre, beautiful palm gardens, Arabian
heritage and cultural exhibits, a Cafe and much
into a world of luxury. Step into the Dubai Cruise
Terminal. The sprawling 3,300 sq. mtr. dedicated
cruise hub right on the southern coast of the
Arabian Gulf. Located midway between Europe and
the Far East, Dubai has year round sunshine and
is fast becoming an attractive option for winter
sun travellers. Dubai Cruise Terminal, straddling
two berths in Port Rashid, has facilities to handle
two ships simultaneously. Its deep basin gives
Cruise lines the option of bringing in larger
ships. The extra depth also means that they can
look at a destination other than Europe or the
Mediterranean that is perfect year round. Especially
during winters. The quite waters of Port Rashid
provide a perfect alternative to the normally
congested Caribbean islands.
An in-depth research into the needs of Cruise
lines the world over, has made the procedures
at the Dubai Cruise Terminal extremely friendly
and convenient. With minimum bureaucracy, easy
immigration, clearing of passengers by manifests,
professional ground handling with excellent tourist
support infrastructure, world-class ship stores
is located on the southern shore of the Gulf,
between 55° 16 East and 25°16 North.
strategic location midway between Europe and Asia,
makes for easy accessability. London is seven
hours away by air, Frankfurt six, Cairo four and
Hong Kong eight.
Extensive docking facilities
3,300 sq.m. ultra-modern cruise terminal.
335m of Quay with a Quay apron of 35m.
11.m Draft for ships of all sizes.
Entire site surrounded by a perimeter fencing
with security system.
Well-equipped in-terminal services.