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Gulf Ventures - Day Tours

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 404 5880
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City tour of Dubai

We had a very limited amount of time in Dubai - a stopover of 24 hours. We made arrangements for a... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2016
62betts16
Outstanding service.

I had 18 hours between flights in Dubai and wanted to do a few things such as a helicopter tour, go... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2016
Olle O
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The Arabian Gulf brims with a range of experiences to suit every traveller. Discover the captivating beauty, breathtaking landscapes and contrasting faces of Arabia with Gulf Ventures. As destination management specialists in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman, we take pride in consistently delivering customer satisfaction.
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

We had a very limited amount of time in Dubai - a stopover of 24 hours. We made arrangements for a half day tour of the city through our hotel. Our guide was Gabriel Duma of Gulf Ventures and he did his best to show...More

Thank 62betts16
SimonMead, Manager at Gulf Ventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2016

Hi 62betts16 Thank you for your kind review of the Traditional Dubai City Tour - we really appreciate it! We look forward to welcoming you back on a tour or safari again. Best regards Simon Mead Manager Operations

Reviewed 25 February 2016

I had 18 hours between flights in Dubai and wanted to do a few things such as a helicopter tour, go up to the viewing platforms of Burj Khalifa, visit the Dubai Mall, see the Dubai Fountains and visit the Aquarium. Gulf Ventures together with...More

1  Thank Olle O
SimonMead, Manager at Gulf Ventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2016

Hi Olle O Many thanks for your kind review, we appreciate it! We look forward to being of assistance on your next visit to Dubai. Best Regards Simon Mead Manager Operations

Reviewed 8 February 2016

We have just returned from an afternoon safari with Gulf Ventures. I have lived in Dubai for a number of years and also Saudi Arabia so I am fairly used to 'safaris ' We really had the most hilarious time. Our driver and host Khalid...More

1  Thank Bluebellapasta
SimonMead, Manager at Gulf Ventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2016

Hi Bluebellapasta Thank you for your great feedback and detailed account of the Sunset Dune Dinner Safari! We certainly are proud of our safari team and will pass your comments on to the team. We look forward to welcoming you back on a tour or...More

Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

We did this amazing dessert safari tour with Gulf Ventures and it's one of the best things we did here in Dubai. Khaled, our guide picked us up at the hotel and already explaind a lot about Dubai on our way to the dessert. We...More

1  Thank Michèle W
SimonMead, Manager at Gulf Ventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2016

Hi Michèle W Thank you for the wonderful feedback on the Sunset Dune Dinner Safari! If you have any photos that you would like to share with our readers, it is possible to post them here as well. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

I sent the following email to the booking agent after our Sunset Dune Dinner Safari: "Thank you for booking a great trip tonight. Our guide/driver Tufail was fantastic. He helped with every part of our trip to the desert tonight. I will be recommending this...More

Thank DrewDiving
SimonMead, Manager at Gulf Ventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2016

Hi DrewDiving Thank you so much for your kind email and comments, we really appreciate it. We look forward to welcoming you back on a tour or safari again! Best regards Simon Mead Manager Operations

Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Had a fantastic tour with our driver Nishad!!! He looked after us and was very informative! We will Definitely be going again! :) highly recommended. Cannot wait to Do it again!!

Thank hannahw03
GV-dnata, Manager at Gulf Ventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2015

Dear Hannah Thank you for the praise and we look forward to having you on one of our tours again. Best regards Yours GV Team

Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

Recently we visited Dubai from Australia and decided to do the safari tour and was taken full care by the Gulf Ventures of our tour. Our driver Mr Khalid was wonderful with whom we enjoyed every moment of our trip and was very informative and...More

Thank john s
SimonMead, Manager at Gulf Ventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2016

Hi john s Thank you so much for the kind word, it is much appreciated! We look forward to welcoming you back on a tour or safari again. Best Regards Simon Mead Manager Operations

Reviewed 28 May 2015

While I'd gotten the 96 hour tourist visa, it was a bit difficult to find which operator to take a tour from. Marhaba is simply unable to understand you and Arabian Adventures don't even respond, so finding Gulf Ventures was a stroke of good fortune...More

Thank PranjalGee
SimonMead, Manager at Gulf Ventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2016

Hi PranjalGee Thank you so much for your kind review, it is much appreciated! Best Regards Simon Mead Manager Operations

Reviewed 19 April 2015

Booked for the sand dunes, sand boarding, camel rides etc. We had a private driver, on time, knew his stuff as when we were driving through Dubai told us a lot of information about various tourist points. The sand dunes was fantastic and the opportunities...More

5  Thank Ginger-Dumpling
GV-dnata, Manager at Gulf Ventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2015

Dear Ginger-Dumpling Thank you for the praise and for taking the time to write about your experience with us. Best regards Yours GV Team

Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

I've lived in Dubai for the last 8 years and been and have been on numerous safaris before, none compare to Gulf Ventures. Our driver Khaled Hadi was amazing! His knowledge of local culture and geography is second to none. Once we got to the...More

3  Thank TysonTheKnight
GV-dnata, Manager at Gulf Ventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2015

Dear Tyson Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with Gulf Ventures. We are thrilled to know we have succeeded in exceeding your expectation. Best regards Yours GV Team

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Wendy1997
I will be staying at the Atlantis hotel, around what time do they pick you up for the Traditional City Tour, also we are hoping to stay at the Dubai mall after the tour so rather than dropping us back at the hotel has anyone been dropped off at other places.
23 February 2017|
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Response from SimonMead | Property representative |
Hi Wendy1997 Thank you for your question. Pickup from the Atlantis, The Palm is at 08:15 for the Traditional Dubai City Tour in English and German. We can drop you close to the Dubai Mall, if not at the Dubai Mall. At... More
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Wendy1997
During the BBQ dinner show, Do Gulf Ventures have their own private camp or is it a shared camp where you mix with all the other safari tour companies?
22 February 2017|
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Response from SimonMead | Property representative |
Hi Wendy1997 Thank you for your question. Gulf Ventures and Arabian Adventures offer the Sunset Dune Dinner Safari and Sundowner Dune Dinner Safari (all-inclusive, with beverages). We have a shared camp with no other... More
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