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Best Water Sports Tours in Dubai

Dubai houses splendid underwater aquariums in the Dubai Wild Wadi National Water Park where they sell several underwater adventure packages, a package even lets you get close to the sharks. The wild Wadi water park offers more than 25 rides filled with a lot of excitement and fun. Other common adventure activities include Jet Skis, Catamaran & Yacht rides, Parasailing, Surfing, Snorkelling, Scuba Diving, Banana Boat rides, Donut boat rides and many more enthralling water sports to achieve the required level of adrenaline rush. The most fun and exciting water sport would be the Banana Boat ride in Dubai where the boat, as the name implies, is a banana shaped boat that is pulled by another boat to which the banana boat is attached to. Similarly a donut boat ride is also a famous water ride, and as the name suggests, is a circular tube boat that is pulled using another boat to which the donut boat is linked to through a rope. These boat rides are fun and make for a rewarding experience on your holiday out in Dubai.


Dubai is an iconic but populous Islamic city in UAE, much known for being a skyscraper haven. Dubai is fondly regarded as a gem of the Middle-East as it is a charming city characterized much for its mix of traditional, cultural and modern aesthetics. The city is located in the coast of the Persian Gulf and is home to a number of internationally acclaimed best in class beaches and man made islands, the most acclaimed among them being the palm Jumeirah. Over the last few years there has been a new wave of tourism visiting the iconic city and that’s why an array of adventure sports has been introduced in the state of Dubai for many love to indulge in watersports.

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    Dubai Wild Wadi Water Park Tour

    About the Activity:Get ready for a fun filled ride with Oceanair Travels trip to the Wild Wadi them park as you are picked up from the selected locations/hotels in Dubai.The wild Wadi water park offers more than 25 rides that you can enjoy to the fullest. the entrance ticket includes rides like Jumeirah Sceirah where you climb up the 32 meters tower and enjoy a panoramic view of the whole water park.There’s something for everyone in this park and for those who want to only relax, they can enjoy the waves of ride on the 360-meter long lazy river. Conclude your amazing day out by getting dropped back to your hotel in Dubai.

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    About the Activity:Your trip to Dubai Dolphinarium will take you through more than what you expect, leave your worries and drive down to Dubai Dolphinarium at the Creek Park.Get picked up from any location in Dubai by a private van and enjoy the illusion show and magic show for different species of birds and watch as they fly above your head.Get up close and personal to graceful bottlenose dolphins and playful seals at the action packed shows. These interactive extravaganzas showcase these amazing animals’ astounding skills.This completely air-conditioned indoor facility, set within Creek Park, is renowned for the extraordinary performances by dolphins as well as seals.which range from jumping through hoops and acrobatic shows to painting, dancing and juggling.Take part in the seal show thereafter and then revel in the spectacle of the Dolphin Show with the famous bottlenose dolphins.Have fun at mirror maze before you are driven back comfortably to your selected hotel/ location.

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    About the Activity:If you are looking for some adventurous water sports and water rides, this Banana ride in Dubai is a perfect fit for you. A Banana boat is, as the name implies, a banana shaped boat that is pulled by another boat to which the banana boat is attached to.Get your thrill mode on and do something exciting this seasonEnjoy a 15 minute Banana Ride at Umm Suqeim beach while you try to balance yourself on a high speed banana boat.This tour is available only before sunset and can be availed by both adults and children. 

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    About the Activity: Get picked up from your hotel or residence in Dubai and head over to the iconic Ski Dubai in the Mall of Emirates. See the penguins of Dubai, the King and Gentoo, that reside in the most sophisticated habitat.You can enjoy the sight of the penguins frolicking in the facility by making use of the underwater view including a private pool, a top deck area with rocks, and a private holding area.Enjoy 40 minutes encounter with Penguins at Ski Dubai, the remarkable birds in one of the most comfortable place built for them.Conclude your lovely day with these marvelous creatures by getting dropped back to your hotel or residence in Dubai.Please note for pick up and drop minimum 4 people are required.Timings: 12PM , 1PM, 2:30PM , 3:30PM, 4:30PM, 6PM, 7:30PM, 8PM

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    About the Activity:Experience the 270 degree acrylic walk through tunnel of the Dubai Aquarium. Surrounded by 10 million liters of water.Take in the thrill of being in such close proximity to thousands of aquatic animals including sharks and rays amid artificial coral. Sharks and rays are top attractions, but other popular denizens include sumo-sized groupers and massive schools of pelagic fish. You can view quite a lot for free from outside or pay for access to the walk-through tunnel. Tickets also include access to the underwater zoo upstairs, whose undisputed star is a 5.1m-long Australian crocodile named King Croc.Continue your journey at underwater zoo and learn more about what amazing creatures inhabit both our rivers and oceans.The boasts various aquatic species like piranha, hum bolt penguins, African dwarf crocodiles, lionfish, giant spider crabs, seahorses, garden eels and many more.The tickets include access to the aquarium tank, aquarium tunnel and the underwater zoo.

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    About the Activity:Indulge in the ride of your lifetime and go for a spin with this exciting 15 minute donut ride while you are pulled by a water craft.A donut boat, as the name implies, is a circular tube boat that is pulled using another boat to which the donut boat is linked to through a rope.This is an experience you can't miss.All safety measures will be taken to ensure a fun time.This adventure can be availed at any time before sunset.Both adults and children can enjoy this ride, speed and intensity of the ride depends on the age of the customer.

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    About the Activity:Enjoy a full-day trip in one of the famous water park in the Europe & Middle East.The Aqua venture Water Park is in the famous Atlantis hotel and one of the largest water parks in the Middle East and Europe.Indulge in 8 hours of enjoyment  that propel you through the waterslides  & shark filled lagoons.Fell exhilarated as you glide through the world's major/ largest slide or battle down the world’s first double slide within a glide.Brave the vertical drop into The Tower of Poseidon.Take to the air high on the best ever zip line route in the Middle East (extra ticket)Relax on Atlantis Aqua venture water park beach bounded by abundant hot landscapes.All children will adore splashes & playing area for their convenience.Amazing rides and breathtaking slides make Aqua venture Water park the majority thrilling day at Dubai.After completion of the tour you will be dropped back to your respectable hotels. 

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    Abu Dhabi

    About the Activity:Get away for an adventurous and fun day out with family, friends and loved ones and experience the magic of Yas World Water Park.Yas Water World is an immersive theme park which pays tribute to Emirati culture and the country’s pearl diving heritage. There are more than 40 rides, slides and attractions, 24 rides that incorporate 32 individual slides to enjoy.There are many more adventurous and enjoyable rides in the water park such as Liwa Loop, Hamlool Humps, Jebel Drop, Bubble’ Barrel, Rush Rider, Slither Surprise, Sebag, Snake’ Tail, Bandit Bomber and many more.The day to Yas Island Water Park will start from your selected hotel/ location and you will be driven for almost 90 minutes to Abu Dhabi pass by the biggest man-made harbor Jebel Ali.The entry tickets will give you an unlimited access to all the rides and the slides.

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    About the Activity:  Explore the magnificent treasures of Dubai city from the sea on your exhilarating jet ski with Powerful Yamaha 700cc / 1100cc enginesZoom past Burj Al Arab, Atlantis, Palm Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai Marina and Sheikh Hamdam Island.Only 2 riders are allowed per jet ski so avail this tour from any time between 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Marvel at Dubai’s stunning views as a professional certified guide assists you and gives you directions. Enthrall in this 30 minute exciting activity for a memorable experience. 

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    Umm al-Quwain

    About the Activity:Get picked up from your hotel and embar on a one of a kind trip while you catch the biggest and best crabs to enjoy with your dinner.This is an adventurous and rare crab hunting trip where you will be dressed up like a hunter with spears and lighting equipment.The entire trip is set sail and ferried in the night at low waves and tides so that even your kids can try their skills.After the sunset you will be taken in a boat for 50 minutes where you’re ultimate experience of crab hunting, The adventure reaches its best when you cook your catch and serve for the dinner buffet .Conclude your tour by getting dropped back to your hotel in Dubai.A minimum of 4 people is required for this tour.

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    Ras al-Khaimah

    About the Activity:Get picked up from any location in Dubai and enjoy a full day of adventure as you experience a rush of enthusiasm at the rides of Iceland water park in Ras Al Khaimah.Iceland Water Park at Ras Al Khaimah is a theme park based on the land of penguins.The myriad water attractions in the park are spread over area of 110,000 square meters.Engage yourself in Aqua Soccer, Penguin Bay, Arctic Wave Pool, Rain Dance Pool, are the the majority adventurous rides of the park.There are also plenty of kids activities like Kids’ Cove & Eddy Pond which are much loved among the children.The entry ticket has unlimited access to all the rides as well as the use of rubber rings and life jackets.Commence on an adventure to see the penguin, stony glacial mountains that consist of nearly 25 different water slides. Conclude your amazing tour by getting driven back to any location in Dubai. 

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    About the Activity:Zup boarding is a new and fresh way to enjoy the thrill of surfing over the waves with your family and friends.Indulge in this adventurous water sports in Dubai, starting from morning 10 AM to sunset.One can surf while standing, kneeling or even while lying on the board. The zup features an integrated tow hook for easy starts and quick position changes during the activity for a stress-free starting!  

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    About the Activity:Get picked up from your hotel or residence in Dubai at 10:00 AM and head out for an adventure. Experience water sports like never before at Wild Wadi, which has the best and widest range of water rides in U.A.E. for all ages.Relax and enjoy metre high waves of Flood River and long, lazy river of Juha's Journey. The little ones will love the kids’ activities like racing slides and water guns.And for those thrill seekers amongst you, check out the adrenaline fueled rides like the incredible Tantrum Alley and Burj Surj.Last but by no means least, the Wipe out and Rip-tide Flow riders offer the ultimate surfing experience like never before in the Arabian gulf.Conclude your fun day out by getting dropped back to Dubai at 6:00 PM.The pick up time for the trip is 9:00 am.

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    About the Activity:Enjoy the feeling of experiencing snow while being in  the heat of the Middle East at Ski Dubai inside the mall of Emirates.Your trip starts as you are picked up from your designated location and taken to the Ski World.A well trained instructor will be there to tell you about the art of skiing. It is the largest facility of the same kind in the world. You can enjoy skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing hills, a bobsled ride, tubing and a cavern filled with interactive experiences and amazing sights and sound show.You will also get to see the penguins and conclude your tour by getting dropped back to your hotel or residence in Dubai. A minimum of 4 people is required for this tour.

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  • About the Activity:Wake board is a famous water based activity done on the tricky waves and Dubai is hosting a spectacular wake board session for those who love to plunge into complete rush of thrill.Wake board is an equipment which gets control through your action of placing with the absolute manipulation of body over surface of water which is tugged behind the motorboat speeding to 35 - 40 km/hr.Are you ready to try your hands at this? Then book the package right away and wait for your turn.You will be picked up from your hotel in Dubai around 10:00 am and will be taken to the location and the instructor will help you throughout the activity. Experience the real rush of adrenaline while the playful waves just make your ways zigzag.After you complete wake boarding, you will be taken back to your hotel.

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What You Should Know More About Water Sports in Dubai

  • When is the best time to take holidays in Dubai?

    If you are planning to visit Dubai then most of you might be wandering about the best time to visit Dubai. The best time to visit Dubai or take holidays is between November and April. At this time the heat of the sun will be much lesser and the cool windy breeze makes it more welcoming. The temperature remains in between 24-35ºC (75-95ºF) during this time.

  • What is the ideal duration for a holiday if I want to do various water activities in the Dubai?

    If you are planning to cover all the places in Dubai then you will need maximum 8 to 9 days. You can visit all the famous places, beaches and also indulge in some thrilling water sports in Dubai.

  • What things are must to carry for a Dubai trip?

    While you are travelling to Dubai there are few essential things which should be there on your check list.

    • Passport, ID,
    • Summer clothes
    • Sunscreen
    • Sunglasses
    • Shorts
    • Light jacket or sweater
    • Activity Specific clothing

  • Is it worth visiting Dubai for water activities?

    Yes, it is definitely worth it. There are number of activities like surfing, wake boarding, banana boating etc which are considered as the best here. With the perfect views and the beckoning waves you adventure will be a lot more exciting than you can imagine.

  • Which all water sports are must do in Dubai?

    There are a lot of water activities which is a must try for you in Dubai. Few of the activities which you should try in Dubai are:

    • Al Boom diving
    • Flyboarding
    • Surfing
    • Wakeboarding
    • Banana boat Ride
    • Jet Ride
    • Snorkeling
    • Swimming
    • Deep Sea Fishing
    • Stand up Paddle
    • Kayaking
    • Wonderbus Tour
    • Donut Ride
    • Kite Surfing

  • Where can I do Scuba Diving in Dubai?

    There are a number of places where you can enjoy scuba diving in Dubai. With its colourful marine life and flora and fauna you will have the best of diving experience. Few of the places where you can head out for dives are:

    • Atlantis, Palm Dubai
    • The Dive Centres
    • Divers Down Dubai
    • Scuba Tech diving centre
    • Bunky diving centre 
    • Leisure Pro
    • Deep blue sea diving centre

  • Is it safe to do Scuba Diving in Dubai?

    Yes, scuba diving is perfect safe in Dubai. With the coral reefs and the vivid flora and fauna scuba diving is the most sought adventure activity here. Discover the wunderwater world of Dubai while you scuba dive in various places. The best time is the winter season although it is available throughout the year.

  • What all points I need to take care of before scuba diving?

    There will be a guide to assist you in your diving expedition. But for your own safety just check the diving gears and make sure it works.

  • What kind of health precautions must be taken care of for Scuba diving?

    As you will be diving underwater you must be serious about your health conditions. Get a proper check up with your doctor regarding your cardiac stress and lungs. Better health conditions are always best for scuba diving although there will be professional divers and medical facilities there.

  • How much it will cost me to do Scuba Diving in Dubai?

    While you are visiting Dubai you would not want to miss out the amazing scuba diving experience here. There are a lot of places in Dubai where you can go for scuba diving. For scuba diving the cost will be around 400 AED per person.

  • Is it advisable for a non-swimmer to do water activities?

    Yes, definitely a non swimmer can do all the water activities. There will be a professional guide with you for your safety while doing any water activities in Dubai.

  • Which are some famous water parks I should visit in Dubai?

    For the adventure seekers there are a lot of amusements park and water parks in Dubai which is a must visit for you. All these parks offer a wide variety of water sports. Few of the park which you should visit here are:

    • Legoland Waterpark
    • Dreamland
    • Iceland Waterpark
    • Aquaventure
    • Wild Wadi
    • Splash Pad at The Beach
    • Wonderla Theme and Waterpark

  • Where is Yas Island Aqua Park? Is it worth going there?

    For that perfect adrenaline rush Yas Island Aqua park is a must visit for you. With abundance of water slides these park is filled with people all around the world.The park is at a 10 minutes distance from the Abu Dubai International Airport and 50-minute drive from Dubai Marina.

    Timings: The Yas Island Aqua Park opens from 10AM–5PM, 6 PM–11PM

  • Can I visit the Atlantis Water Park? What is special about it?

    Yes you can definitely visit Atlantis Water Park. While in Dubai this is one of the most sought water park which has a number of water rides. The best thing about this park is that you will have all the facilities and free wifi in this waterpark.

  • Can I visit the Iceland water park?

    Yes, you can definitely visit Iceland Water Park in Dubai. The entire park is covered with synthetic turf to prevent slip and falls. The prices of your ticket are based on your height. Person with height above 125 meters is 175 AED while person with height below 125 meters is 115 AED.

  • Where can I watch the dolphin show? Can I visit Dubai Dolphinarium?

    If you have been long planning to swim with the dolphin or enjoy a dolphin show then nothing can be a better place than Dolphinarium. Watch the friendliest creature on earth performing different shows. Not only you get a chance to watch the dolphin show but there are seals as well which makes your visit more entertaining.

  • Can I do Donut Ride on Dubai?

    Yes, donut ride is definitely a must for the adventure seekers in Dubai. Hold on tight as you take this amazing donut boat ride through the crystal clear waters of Dubai. The speed and manner depends on the riders. For children the ride will be slower than the usual.

  • Can I do Banana Ride in Dubai?

    Yes, you can definitely head out for a banana ride in Dubai. Banana ride is considered another favourite water sports in Dubai. Make your Dubai trip a special one as you break the waters blue waters of Dubai. Hold on tight as you bounce on the waters and the waves. There are a lot of places in Dubai where you can enjoy this thrilling activity.

  • Where can I see penguins in Dubai?

    While in Dubai there is another thing which you would not want to miss in Dubai. Meet the penguins in Dubai in the Ski Dubai. In this indoor ski resort you can meet the King and the Gentoo Penguins at Ski Dubai. You can watch the penguin from a glass window playing around in their private pool.

  • What is special about Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo?

    If you want to experience the maximum water adventure in Dubai then Dubai Aquarium & Underwater zoo is a must visit for you. In this underwater zoo is the largest water park in Dubai. Here you can find 33,000 aquatic animals the largest collection of sand tiger sharks. What could be a better way to explore the underwater world than this zoo? Not only can you enjoy the aquatic life but you can also head out for snorkeling and swimming with the sharks.

  • Can I do Jet Ski ride in Dubai?

    Yes, you can definitely enjoy a thrilling Jet Ski ride in Dubai. The Dubai beaches are very famous for water sports. Whether you are a swimmer or non swimmer Jet Ski ride is a must for you in Dubai. There are lot of places in Dubai where you can try this activities. Few of the places are SeaRide Dubai, Nemo Watersports and Jet Ski in Dubai.

  • Is it safe to do Jet Ski ride? What all things I must keep in mind?

    Yes, it is safe to do Jet ski ride in Dubai. Although this is considered easy but there are few things that you need to keep in mind for your own safety. Always be careful with the other divers and the riders with you during your jet ski ride. Also carry a good sunglasses with your to avoid the UV rays of the sun directly.

  • Where can I do Skiing in Dubai? What all equipment are provided?

    The best place where you can head out for skiing in Dubai is Ski Dubai Resort. Ski Dubai has 5 runs that vary in difficulty, height and steepness. In the scorching heat of Dubai, this resort will be your best friend during your stay. All the equipments required for the ski activity will be provided the resort. Winter clothing, ski and snowboard equipment will all be there. Also a chairlift will also be provided to make your ski smoother.

  • Can I do Wakeboarding in Dubai? Is it safe?

    Yes wake boarding is another activity which is a must try for you in Dubai. You can definitely do wake boarding in Dubai. It is completely safe to try this activity. You will be provided with safety gears during this activity like helmet and life jacket. Also, there will be an instructor with you who will be there for your safety. Few of the places where you can indulge in these activity are Wakesummer wakeboard club, Xtreme wake Dubai Maina, Xtreme Wake Ghantoot Marina.

  • Do I need to have any previous experience to do Wakeboarding?

    No you do not need any previous experience for wakeboarding. If you are beginner or trying this activity for the first time there will be instructors to guide you through this. You can just kneel down on the board and the cable will be tied to your waist. Break through the waves as you try this activity in Dubai.

  • Can I do Flyboarding in Dubai?

    Yes you are can do Flyboarding in Dubai. There are a number of places where you can try this activity. Some of the places where you can go for this activity are Nemo WaterSports Jet Ski & Flyboard Dubai, Searide Dubai. Fly board UAE etc.

  • Do I need to have any previous experience to do Flyboarding?

    No you do not require any kind of precious experience to do Flyboarding in Dubai. There will be professional guides who will train you before starting this activity. They will help you to get on the board and fly up easily.

  • Can small kids also do water sporting?

    Yes there are a lot of activities which small kids can do in Dubai. A number of fun rides including bumper boats, swinging boats are there for the kids in the waterparks of Dubai. All these water parks have an array of activities like The Tower of Poseidon and Aquaconda ride in The Atalantis.

    Some of the places which are a must visit for water sporting for kids are:

    • Aquaventure
    • Ice Land Water Park
    • Legoland Waterpark
    • Splash & Party

  • Which all beaches are famous in Dubai?

    There are a lot of beaches in Dubai where you can spend some amazing time. Few of the famous beaches are:

    • Burj Beach
    • Jumeirah Bach Residence (JBR)
    • Mamzer Beach Park
    • Jumeirah Beach Park
    • Jumeirah Open Beach
    • Ghantoot Beach
    • Kite Beach

  • Which all beaches are famous for water sporting?

    While in Dubai you will find a number of beaches which are famous for beach activity. Few of the beaches which are famous for water sports in Dubai are:

    • Kite Beach
    • Jumeirah Beach
    • Burj Beach

  • Where can I do parasailing in Dubai?

    Parasailing is another activity which is very famous in Dubai. There are a lot of places where you can do this activity in Dubai. Few of them are

    • Sky & Sea Adventure
    • SeaRide Dubai
    • Blue Coast Water Sports
    • Water Adventure Dubai Kempinski
    • Water Adventure Dubai The Palm

  • Can I do snorkeling in Dubai?

    Yes, you can indulge in a heart thrilling snorkeling activity in Dubai. Few of the places where you can do this activity are:

    • Atlantis, The Palm
    • The Lost Chamber Aquarium
    • Dubai Aquarium & Underwater zoo
    • Al Bloom Diving Al Quoz

  • Where can I swim with dolphins?

    Swimming with Dolphin is one of the most favored activities in Dubai. There are few places which provide this amazing activity in Dubai. Dolphinarium and Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai gives you the best experience of Dolphin Swimming. In all these places there will be proper guidance given to you during your swimming.

  • What all modes of payments are accepted?

    Various methods of payments are accepted in Dubai like Credit Card Payments, Debit cards, PayPal or you can also pay by cash.

  • Can I do water sport on my own or I’ll be guided?

    For all of your water sports in Dubai there will be a professional guide with you for your safety. Before starting any of the water sport you will be briefed about the activity. If you are an expert in the sports which you are doing then you can do it on your own.

  • What happens in case of any medical emergency?

    In case of any medical emergency you can call for a government ambulance 999. This number can be used at any kind of emergency situations for police as well as ambulance services. As for the water sports there will be medical facilities in the water parks.