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
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 and more.
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.