About us

HERO OdySea is Dubai’s first self-drive boat tour, giving you the incredible opportunity to experience what it’s like to Captain your own boat on a thrilling adventure along Dubai’s iconic coastline. We want you to follow in the footsteps of Heroes like Ibn Battuta, Amilia Earhart by taking control of your travel experience or even channel your inner James Bond.

You do not require a boat license or previous experience driving a boat for this thrilling experience and every boat tour is led by a professional guide on a 90-minute adventure. Our 12 ft inflatable HERO boats are safe and simple to drive, making them a perfect fun-filled outdoor activity in Dubai. Explore Dubai’s iconic coastline in style while you drive past famous landmarks including the prestigious Burj Al Arab, the majestic Atlantis, the world-renowned Palm and even spot the Burj Khalifa in the distance.

HERO OdySea is part of the Hero Experiences Group which includes the prestigious Platinum Heritage luxury desert safari’s and Balloon Adventures, Dubai’s first hot air balloon company. All three brands, strive to create extraordinary moments while also protecting and preserving the natural environment and local culture of Dubai.


We are honoured to have received both the TripAdvisor 2020 Travellers’ Choice Award and the TripAdvisor 2019 Certificate of Excellence which are based on reviews for service, quality and customer satisfaction. Receiving these prestigious awards mean that we are placed in the top 10% of hospitality businesses around the globe. Our consistent 5-star rating on TripAdvisor makes us a popular choice for Dubai tourists and residents alike.

Our adventurous Dubai boat tours are the first of their kind worldwide to be awarded the SafeGuardTM Hygiene Excellence and Safety Label by Bureau Veritas, the independent global leader in inspecting and certifying companies’ quality, health and safety, environmental protection and social responsibility. To learn more about our safety protocols please click here.