Services is located at
Dubai International Airport, United Arab Emirates and in as
November 2003 Aerogulf moved into our new purpose built helicopter
operations and maintenance facility located on Dubai International
Airport, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
| Dubai Al Boom Tourist Village: Adjacent
to Creekside Park, the village consists of a 2,000 seat banquet
coffee shop, restaurant, amusement
park, ornamental lake and a marina with five cruise boats.
Its traditional architecture forms a stately city landmark.
Located next to Wonderland Family Fun Park. It is open 7 days.
Timings: 9am-1am. Entertainment includes evening boat cruises
with dinner served.
|Dubai Archaeological Sites: You
can visit the excavation sites at Al Ghusais, Al Sufooh and
Jumeirah where you will
find arte facts from
the seventh to 15th centuries.
|Dubai Bait Al Wakeel: Built
in 1934 by the late Sheikh Rashid, Bait Al Wakeel was Dubai's
first office building. At the edge of
the Creek near the abra landing, the building has been completely
restored and now houses a museum devoted to Dubai's fishing
and maritime traditions.
|Dubai Bedouin Village: Some
local tour operators offer the opportunity to visit Bedouin
village outside Dubai. This provides an experience
of the traditional desert way of life and may include camel-riding
lessons. Those who want a desert safari experience with a difference
may choose to stay at Al Maha, a unique luxury resort set in
3,300 acres of dunes off the highway between blankets, rugs,
beads and a variety of other rural wares spread on the ground.
Owners urge jockeys on to the finish line while trainers speedily
follow the races in fourwheel drives which plough through the
dust of the inside track. The atmosphere is contagious!
|Dubai Burj Nahar: One
of three watchtowers guarding the old city, the restored Burj
Nahar in its picturesque gardens in Deira
is popular with photographers.
|Dubai Gold Souk: Dubai
boasts one of the largest retail gold markets in the world,
selling everything from ingots
to intricately worked jewellery at bargain prices. The street-front
stores hide alleys of smaller shops with glittering show windows.
|Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum
House (Museum): Shaikh Saeed was
the grandfather of the present ruler and his house has been
restored as a museum.
Dating from the late 1800s, Sheikh Saeed's House was built
in a commanding position near the sea so the Ruler could observe
shipping activity from its balconies. With its windtowers and
layers of rooms built around a central courtyard, it is a fine
example of regional architecture. An ambitious restoration
project has returned the house to its former glory and makes
it a showcase for the history and development of Dubai.
|Dubai Shindagha: At
the mouth of the Creek, Shindagha is the original site from
which Dubai grew. Sheikh Saeed's
house, the former home of the ruling Maktoum family, has been
carefully restored here. Open daily from 8:30am - 8:30pm, except
Fridays: 3pm - 8:30pm.
|Dubai Spice Souk: The
narrow lanes of the spice souk are redolent with cloves, cardamom,
dried fruit and nuts. Imported from all over the Middle East,
they are sold straight out of open sacks that surround the
|Desert Safari - with barbecue
and other camp site activities, Dubai: Experience
the thrilling & exciting
dune driving for about a hour. Taking photos of the sunset
while you’re on the highest dune. The aromatic smell
of BBQ signals that you’re near the camp site. Camels
are just around the camp and so is the Henna Lady. Belly dancing
is one of the most awaited part…especially by the gents…
|Jumeirah Mosque: Located
on Al Jumeira Road this mosque, one of the most beautiful of
all, and a fine example of modern Islamic architecture. The
beauty of the mosque, the city's largest, is seen at its very
best particularly when floodlit after sundown, when the subtle
lighting throws its artistry into relief. The mosque is one
of the most visited and photographed sights. Tours are at 10am
every Sunday and Thursday mornings. For tour information, contact
the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, which
is open 8am - 3pm, Sat-Wed.