We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 130.50*
and up
Dubai Speedboat Palm Jumeirah Cruise
More Info
US$ 220.00*
and up
Helicopter Flight in Dubai
More Info
US$ 462.00*
and up
Dubai Seaplane Flight
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
More
Three hundred man-made islands in the shape of the world created as a real estate venture.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good26%
  • Average25%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible9%
23 Mar 2017
“It simply shows you that without the proper planning Mother Nature takes back what was to be a great project!”
13 Nov 2016
“Amazing man-made project - though you can't visit and still unfinished!”
LOCATION
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
This attraction is at Dubai Airport
CONTACT
Website
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (99)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Once our flight took the take off from Dubai Airport and specially it passed by to give the view of The World and The Palm which was amazing

Thank ZaimJee
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Yes, Thomas from Syria has it right, what a disappointment The World is. The project is defunct now with the water eroding all the continents and the entire concept turning into a bust.

Thank RickMIusa
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The World Islands is a project a few kilometers off the Dubai shoreline. I had the opportunity to sail out to The World Islands in 2008 and it was very impressive at that time, but you could see then the sea was eroding the man-made...More

2  Thank ThomasfromDamascus
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Seen from above, the project seems to remain unfinished and even gradually disappearing in the sea again. Wonder if this ambitious plan will prove to be a bridge too far.

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 13 November 2016

The Dubai World Islands are an amazing man-made project, though you can't freely visit, and they are still unfinished. I was lucky to fly straight overhead on a recent business trip, and whilst there isn't much to see, they are a spectacular feat of man-made...More

Thank 923Dan
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

It is really an amazing project which not completed yet in Dubai where those islands for world continents.

Thank Abdulmoez-Tahmaz
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

第一次來到杜拜機場轉機,覺得很棒。設備很好,空間寬敞、雖然無線網路很摳,只給一小時,但是還可以連Dubai international hotel free wifi,這就不會有時間限制!下次來杜拜,一定要入境去走走!

Thank guesswell
Reviewed 20 July 2016

the place is almost empty with only one beach club, almost nothing to see. Unless it is from an airplane, then the view is ok.

Thank Maira990
Reviewed 31 March 2016

You can only appreciate what is trying to be achieved here from the air, so if you get a glimpse from you flight on arrival count yourself lucky, if not wait till you leave. If you don't see it then don't beat yourself up you...More

2  Thank Gardengel-IoW
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Can only really see from the burj out to see. One of the Amazing engineering feat that has been achieved over in dubai

Thank Caroline R
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The Gallery
244 reviews
.31 km away
McGettigan's DXB
444 reviews
.73 km away
Cadiz Tapas Bar
513 reviews
.23 km away
Seafood Market
60 reviews
.33 km away
Nearby Attractions
Emirates First Class Lounge
383 reviews
.95 km away
Timeless Spa
184 reviews
.44 km away
Pullman Dubai Deira City Wellness Center
25 reviews
1.56 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The World staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit