Dubai’s jet ski tour ranked world’s best tourism activity

The tour won in two categories of Tripadvisor’s 2021 Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best awards

A jet ski tour of Dubai has been awarded the accolade for the world’s best tourism experience for 2021.

The tour, run by Nemo WaterSports, won in two categories of Tripadvisor’s 2021 Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best Things to Do awards: Overall Experiences and Water Adventures.

The winners were chosen based on traveller reviews and ratings for tours, activities and attractions on Tripadvisor collected from January 1, 2020, to April 20, 2021.

The Nemo WaterSports’ Jet Ski Tour of Dubai gives travellers a chance to zip across the ocean and take in views of the city skyline and landmarks such as the Burj Al Arab, Dubai Marina, Atlantis, The Palm and the Burj Khalifa.

Dubai retained its number-one position with Tripadvisor for offering the world’s top tourism experience for the second consecutive year. Last year, OceanAir won the top global award in the Overall Experiences category for its camel safari and desert BBQ offering.


Dubai Corporation for Tourism & Commerce Marketing chief executive Issam Kazim said: “We are delighted to have Dubai’s experiences once again showcased and recognised on a global platform such as Tripadvisor.

“Nemo WaterSports’ achievement highlights Dubai’s position as the destination of choice for global travellers. Dubai Tourism continues to foster its relationships with partners and stakeholders, as it remains firmly focused on delivering the world’s best experiences, while prioritising the safety of tourists at every stage of their travel journey.”

The top five Best Things to Do in the world are:
1. Jet Ski Tour of Dubai: Burj Al Arab, Dubai Marina, Atlantis, The Palm & Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE
2. Kaituna River White Water Rafting, Rotorua, New Zealand
3. Hang gliding Experience Rotorfly, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
4. Clear Kayak Tour of Shell Key Preserve and Tampa Bay Area, Tierra Verde, Florida
5. Arenales Caves and River Adventure in Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico 

Click here to see the full list of winners.

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