Crescent Moon Island


Moon Island Dubai -The most famous island in Dubai

Located about 70 km offshore Dubai coast, Moon Island takes you away from the fast-paced life of the Metropolis.  This recreational destination was named Moon Island after its unique shape resembling like a crescent moon, fascinating visiting guests ever since. Moon Island Dubai is a place that allows you to appreciate the beauty of Dubai from a different perspective. A unique blend featuring the cerulean waters of the ocean and the rippling sand dunes of the UAE desert, Moon Island is one of Dubai’s hidden gems you should definitely explore. JoJo Yachts offers a range of fully customizable private daily cruises with professional skipper and crew, to the Moon Island upon request.

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What is so special in this crescent-shaped Island

Dubai has always been one of the most famous global destinations. Each time you visit Dubai there will always be something new for you to explore and enjoy. One of the most famous artificial islands attracting millions of tourists from all around the world is Moon Island, named so after its crescent-shaped formation that resembles a crescent moon. 

Despite Moon Island being one of the most famous artificial islands in Dubai, it is still so unique that even locals refer to it as an “untouched and isolated paradise”. Visitors get the same feeling of exclusivity as if they stepped on their very own private island. 

The only way to reach Moon Island is by boat or yacht since there are no roads that connect it to the mainland.   We offer to pick up our clients from various areas in Dubai and then sail towards this small paradise island. During the sail, visitors can enjoy amazing vistas of Dubai from a different perspective and take advantage of the best photo shooting moments of this lively and iconic city just before they reach the quiet and beautiful hidden paradise of Moon Island. 

Dubai beaches are considered to be the best in the world for someone to enjoy water skiing, scuba diving, snorkeling, and swimming. While large beaches are ideal for the adventurous type that enjoys watersport activities Moon Island Dubai offers something unique and different to that extent. 

Enjoy the golden sand passing softly through your feet or join a gourmet picnic by the water with your friends and family.  Relax and experience the feeling of this exclusive isolation from the rest of the world. Silence the mind and disconnect from your daily routine.


Relaxation time is also needed especially for those that are spending quality time with their kids and family. A boat trip  ( yacht cruise ) is an amazing experience for all the family members. 

Fishing on the coast of the island is also something you can do since fishing is permitted as long as you have your fishing gear with you. 

Some practice yoga or meditation on the long beach and they endure the quietness of the island in order to connect with the inner self.  

If watersports are not your piece of cake then you could devote time to meditate or practice yoga since the long beach and the surrounding serenity is ideal to do so. Or, grab a drink and through those goodies on the fire for a super 

The idea of barbequing on the island is always a good one since there are many spots on the island where you can enjoy spending time barbequing and eating with friends.




Activities at Moon Island 

Α great thing about Dubai is that no matter what your taste is, you will always find something new and exciting to try. Moon Island Dubai on top of being a unique and pristine excursion destination, offers a range of activities especially for watersport enthusiasts as well as for the adventurous. 

Speed seekers can endure the excitement of jet skiing and cruise the seas at a speed of 70kmph. Not many places in Dubai offer jet ski sessions therefore one needs to find a jet ski operator and book a session. 

Snorkeling and scuba diving is the first thing that comes to mind when we think about water sports in Dubai. Dive into the mesmerizing Arabian Gulf and enjoy the amazing crystal clear waters. Get up close and witness all the underwater world that marine life has to offer. The only thing you need to do is have a short training session and follow the instructors. 

Stand-up paddle boarding is one of the water sports that is perfect for fitness enthusiasts. The only thing that someone has to do is get the SUP board and paddle. You need to be over 16 years old and know how to swim in order to try it in Dubai. 


Moon Island Dubai Tours

Moon Island is away from the mainland and there is no way to visit the place other than by booking a Moon Island Dubai tour with one of the companies that offer it. One of the most popular ways to explore the island is to book a deep-sea fishing tour. There is no need for someone to be experienced in fishing. The only thing one has to do is follow the guidance of the instructor and use the appropriate equipment. 

You can also enjoy the island by booking a full-day tour with a charter yacht. Enjoy the momentary trip with whole your family and spend quality time with your kids. Adults can engage in watersports and kids can enjoy a boat ride or a donut ride and a picnic by the sea. Keep in mind that you need to have everything you need with you since there are no public facilities on the island.

Most popular companies offering packages to Moon Island Dubai

The Black Boats

The Black Boats offer a luxury sightseeing tour in Moon Island Dubai. Enjoy 5-star service on an exceptionally built high-performance speed boat. They offer Sightseeing Boat Tour Packages designed to cover all major attractions in 60 or 90-minute tours, where private charters can be fully customizable according to your will.

The Black Boats pay attention to high quality and exceptional service. The boats are fully custom built-in Europe with a great emphasis on speed, safety, and luxury. They offer guidance and service both in English and in Arabic with their highly skilled and experienced crew.


JoJo Yachts 

If you are ready to set sail to a new destination then it’s time to book a yacht and discover Dubai’s unparalleled coastline, beautiful desert, and magnificent cityscapes. The place where memories are just waiting to be made.

JoJo Yachts offers luxury at its finest, with the best yacht charter  Dubai has to offer. With over 15 years of experience in yachting, the company was one of the first few to start cruising the brand new yachts in Dubai Marina.


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There is only one way to discover Moon Island Dubai and live that experience. Focusing on customized service, the JoJo team are expert in locating the perfect yacht for each of the company’s distinguished clients.

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