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
Well-equipped in-terminal services.