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Dive off the Dubai Coast to experience Dubai’s rich Pearl Diving History

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Pearl Diving is centuries old tradition of Arabian culture which involves the search of precious pearls from the sea. The world’s finest pearls are found in the waters of the Arabian Gulf, which led to this exciting activity. The visitors can learn and experience the old tradition of pearl diving of Dubai. The tradition is followed with pure involvement as the visitors are dressed in traditional clothing and travel in an authentic dhow boat. This activity takes place on the shores of Jabel Ali and is performed in the original traditional method of collecting oysters in the shallow waters of the Arabian Gulf.

See also : Enjoy Deep Sea Fishing

The dhow ride involves various activities for the guests such as storytelling, singing and lunch. The lunch served also portrays the traditions of Pearl Diving as guests are served with ethnic Emirati fish and rice delicacies. Visitors have to dive into the depths of nearly three to five meters to find the pearls and the lucky finder is able to keep that as a souvenir. The children 12 years of age can take part in all the activities in dhow except diving for safety reasons.
The activity takes place from Tuesday to Saturday every week from 09:00am to 03:00pm.

Prices:
Adult- 700 AED
Child- 500 AED

Address: The main activity takes place at Palm Jebel Ali and the participants need to arrive at Jumeirah Beach Hotel.

How to reach: The nearest metro station is the Mall of the Emirates Metro Station 2 on the red line which is a 20 minute walk away from the station.

Contact: +971 4 3665000 "

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