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  • Dubai falls in the bucket list of many globetrotters with sub bullets containing the list of things to do in Dubai. From hot air balloon ride where you go as high as sky to scuba diving which makes you seize the infiniteness of the ocean water beyond, from evening desert safaris to dirt biking, from zup boarding to iceberg rally, a trip to Dubai is all about adventure. It balances the charm of calmness and the shout of thrills in an amazing way. Explore some of the much awaited destinations in Dubai including Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, The Dubai Mall, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Museum, Underwater Zoo, Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary, Children’s city, Dubai Polo Academy and many more such enticing places. The Dubai Fountains call out for a large gathering of tourists, each one of them having cell phones and cameras in their hands.

    Overlooking the overwhelming and the thrilling tourist spots, the travelers usually come up with a list of things they want to do on a trip to Dubai. The city of high rises and shopping malls leaves no stone unturned in celebrating its visitors. Whether it be bungee jumping or sky diving, or the deep sea fishing, or flying over the skyscrapers in a seaplane, or sliding with the sand board, or riding a quad bike, or even surfing, each one of these things in the to do list have their own charm which leave the traveler spellbound and compel them to start planning for their next vacation once again to Dubai.

    Does the reading excite you enough? Do you wanna experience all of these or at least watch them? Whatever your answer may be, we are sure that knowing more about these captivating things to do will definitely force you to book your ticket right away to Dubai. So, without wasting any more time, let’s take you on a ride to some of the amazing things to be done in Dubai.

    Here are some of the must do things in Dubai:

  • 01Visit the Burj Khalifa

    Visit the Burj Khalifa

    The Burj Khalifa is a stunning feat of architectural wonder, with two observation decks on the 124th and 148th floors and a restaurant-bar on the 122nd. Visiting the iconic Burj Khalifa is definitely one of the best things to do in Dubai which help you bring even distant developments into focus and cleverly simulate the same view at night and 35 years back in time. Access to the deck means passing various multimedia exhibits until a double-decker lift shoots you up at 10m per second. 

    To truly be on the world's highest observation deck, you need to spring for tickets on the 148th floor. A visit here is set up like a hosted elite experience, with a, guided tour refreshments and an interactive screen. Afterwards, you will be escorted to the 125th floor to be drizzled with interesting facts about Dubai and the Burj and to indulge in another virtual tour of major sights in an interactive attraction called A Falcon's Eye View.

    Price: Prices vary according to timings and age but approximate pricing ranges from 125 AED to 500 AED

    Timings: Opens daily from 9 AM to 11 PM

    Burj Khalifa Tickets

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  • 02Abra Ride on the Creek Cruise

    Abra Ride on the Creek Cruise
    Image Credit : Mel Peffs - Flickr

    Crossing the Dubai Creek is a really popular mode of transport for the city’s residents and it’s tourists, the boats used are small motorized taxi’s called Abras. They can hold around 20 people and offer the cheapest and fastest means of transport between Deria and Bur Dubai. Forget expensive cruises this is the real way to see the Creek. 

    Location: Motorized abras currently operates in two main routes across Dubai Creek - Deira route and the Bur Dubai route. There are four stations: two on the Deira side to the north of the creek and two on the southern Bur Dubai side.

    Highlights: Attractions and places of interest near the abra routes include Dubai Museum, the Heritage and Diving Village, the Old Souk, Perfume Souk and the Spice Souk.

    Price: The fare of the Abra is just 1 AED and is paid to the abra driver

    Timings: The Bur Dubai route operates 24 hours and the Deira route operates from 5 AM to midnight. 

    Dhow Dinner Cruise in Dubai Creek

    Dhow Dinner Cruise in Dubai Creek

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  • 03Dubai Marina Dinner Cruise

    Dubai Marina Dinner Cruise
    Image Credit : Masrur Ashraf - Flickr

    Experience ultimate luxury while you engage in a dinner cruise. What can be better than cruising on a beautiful boat, exploring the city of Dubai from the waters and indulging in a lavish dinner? Dinner cruises or dhow cruises are quite famous in Dubai and each one outdoes the other with amazing ambience, entertainment, and vibes. Pass top Dubai attractions including the Clock Tower and Al Maktoum Bridge, and the dinner cruises offer a whole lot more apart from lavish delicious dinner, you are in store for live music shows, breathtaking sightseeing and much more. 

    Location: Dubai Marina and Dubai Creek are the two locations where these cruises headline. 

    Price: Approximate 700 AED to 1000 AED for two.

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    Dhow Dinner Cruise in Dubai Marina

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  • 04Dubai Aquarium

    Dubai Aquarium

    The 10-million liter Dubai Aquarium tank, located on the Ground Level of The Dubai Mall, is the largest suspended aquariums in the world. It houses thousands of aquatic animals, comprising over 140 species. Over 300 sharks and rays live in this tank, including the largest collection of Sand tiger sharks in the world. There are numerous ways for visitors to experience the main Aquarium tank, which measures 51 meters in length, 20 meters in width and 11 meters in height. Walk through the 48-metre Aquarium Tunnel on Ground Level, and explore the Rainforest, rocky shore living ocean environments and UAE night creature at the Underwater Zoo on Level 2.

    Timings: 10 AM to 11 PM on Sundays and Wednesdays and 10 AM to midnight on Thursdays - Saturdays 

    Price: Approximate price for this activity varies depending on the package availed and  range from 100 AED to 250 AED.


    Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo Combo Ticket

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  • 05 Dune Bashing

     Dune Bashing
    Image Credit : Land Rover MENA - Flickr
    Dune Bashing is one of the best things and iconic activities in Dubai that one can engage oneself in all year round. The deserts of Dubai are it’s most prized destinations and include a wide array of adrenaline pumping activities, Dune Bashing being the main one. Experience the deserts of Dubai in a 4x4 vehicle that is more than up to the duty. On this thrilling ride, there are plenty stops for photos so that you can capture memories to take home with you. The climax of your photo opportunities comes at sunset when the desert changes from day into night in with a stunning show of warm orange and red hues. 

    Price: The prices for Dune Bashing can fluctuate from 150 - 300 AED depending on the type of package you avail, various companies offer exciting packages including camel rides, lavish dinners and much more. 

    Timings:Operates daily between 9 AM to 5 PM and 7 PM to 12 midnight.
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    Dune Bashing in Dubai

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  • 06Ski Dubai

    Ski Dubai
    Image Credit : Jon Rawlinson - Flickr

    Situated inside the behemoth shopping mall that is the Mall of the Emirates, this indoor ski resort sprawls over 22,500 square metres for fun in excess. Imagine skiing in the snow in Dubai! Ski Dubai is the very first indoor ski resort in the Middle East, and the massive area is set in a mountain-theme. Here’s the best opportunity to get rollicking in the snow all year round, with great rides and even penguins making this indoor resort their home. Ski Dubai, the indoor ski resort is open throughout the year, where the 5 runs offer a unique experience to suit different levels of expertise. The themed restaurants are a delight in their own fashion.

    Price: Starting from 250 AED onwards, the resort offers a wide array of activities for a gala time in the snow. A ski school on the premise is a wonderful way to support the participants.

    Ski Dubai Ticket in Emirates Mall

    Ski Dubai Ticket in Emirates Mall

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  • 07Evening Desert Safari

    Evening Desert Safari
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    Sunsets are an amazing way to show that even endings can be beautiful. Once the sun has set, the moon and the stars showcase their brilliance and the sky becomes a spectacular beauty to behold. Now imagine what this night light will bring upto your eyes when it falls on a desert. Explore the secrets of this golden, sandy paradise with an evening desert safari. And to add cherry on the cake, these desert safaris are even accomplished with amazing performances from stunning entertainers.

    Price: Desert Safari can be as cheap as AED 30, but then it depends on what kind of package you avail and from which provider. Some of the providers even allow you to use a different mode of transportation with a free camel ride.

    Location: Set mostly in the Arabian deserts of Dubai, desert safari is the finest way to enjoy the whimsical charm.

    Timings: The timing varies from provider to provider. Though most of them are open after the sunset. The safari can be as long as 7 hours.
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  • 08Scuba Diving

    Scuba Diving
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    Immerse yourself and dive into the breathtaking beauty of Dubai’s waters by venturing into the Scuba Diving. Whether it be Deep Blue Sea Diving, or the Shark Dive, the Dubai Atlantis Dive or the Dolphin Scuba Dive, each one of them have their own charm, and leave the traveler mesmerized with the beauty of underwaters. Wearing the conventional diving suites and oxygen masks itself form a part of this adventure sport. So are you ready to come face to face with some predators and sharks?

    Price: The price ranges from provider to provider, and also from package to package, starting from approximately 35 Euro per dive.

    Location: Take a plunge and scuba dive amongst the ruins of Atlantis and leap into the splendor of the Ambassador Lagoon. Apart from these, there are certain other locations also where one can feel the bliss of scuba diving.

    Timings: It is mostly preferred in the day time under the light of the sun.
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  • 09Hot Air Balloon Ride

    Hot Air Balloon Ride
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    Experience a power packed day with a hot balloon ride, be ready to feel the sky right at your feet, conquer the world, defy gravity, fly high close to your dreams then return back to the land to celebrate your flight. Discover the breathtaking hot air balloon flight with the world’s most experienced pilots.

    Price: The price of the hot air balloon ride depends on the package you go for. Few providers also present several offers with amazing discounts to attract the travelers.

    Location: The sites are decided by the package providers.

    Timings: The one hour balloon ride is generally preferred before the sunset.


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  • 104x4 Desert Safari

    4x4 Desert Safari
    Image Credit : Vignesh Ananth - Flickr

    With some exceptional adventure sports Dubai has been creating a sensation among the wanderers around the world. Get a chance to taste the adventure while you try another amazing activity in Dubai. Set off for a definitive Arabian affair a you go dirt road romping into the brilliant ridges past Dubai for a night of sustenance, move, and excitement. Drive over sands of Dubai with a few photographs stops amid an energizing ridge drive and afterward to the main goal a camel cultivate. Stop to watch the wonderful dusk before achieving our campground where you have the chance to enjoy a camel ride, sand boarding and experiment with a henna configuration close by or feet.


    Highlights: After this thrilling activity calm down your craving as you  appreciate a scrumptious grill supper and shisha (the acclaimed Arabic water pipe). Before coming back to Dubai/Sharjah watch our stomach artist playing out her show around the pit fire by starlight.

    Timings: Opens from 3:30 PM to 9:30 PM.

    Price: The approximate price starts from Rs 5000

    Difficulty level: Easy

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    4x4 Dubai Desert Safari 

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  • 11Underwater Hotel Dubai

    Underwater suites are the epitome of luxury and elite uniqueness and what better place to indulge in the finer things in life other than Dubai? Hydropolis Under Water Hotel in Dubai is still not open to the public but bookings are open. 

    The hotel will consist of three parts, The ‘Land Post’ where visitors will be greeted, the ‘Subway’ which will connect guests to the main hotel and the ‘220 suites’ all deep under the sea.  

    The hotel owners are positive that post opening the hotel will be able to greet around 3500 guests a day. The hotel's plan is to cover an area of 260 hectares, which is equivalent in area to Hyde Park in London. 

    The construction cost for Hydropolis is approximately € 600 million Euro, which will make Hydropolis one of the most expensive hotels ever created.

    Location: Off the cost of Jumeirah beach.

  • 12Dhow Wharfage

    Image Credit : Eric Wilson - Flickr

    The Dubai Dhow Wharfage area is fabulous and offers sightseeing with a real sense of adventure. Steeped in history and stretching gloriously along the Creek bank, north of Maktoum Bridge are countless creaking wooden dhows, moored in time-honored tradition to load and unload their diverse cargoes from all over the region. 

    Image Credits : Peter Dowley - Flickr


    Bursting with colour, activity and character, the Dhow Wharfage area is home to a way of life that has remained intact since Dubai’s earliest days. Deira set along the creek is a testament to Dubai’s lively past. Rich in culture and heritage, this is one place you must visit to get a feel of its vibrant authenticity. Hang around long enough and you might be invited to hop on board for a chat and a cup of tea.

    Location: Starting from Baniyas Road and running up to the Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club.

  • 13Camp in the Desert

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    Another must-do activity while in Dubai, camping in the desert is said to be a surreal experience. Under the sky’s vast expanse, watching the innumerable stars is an unforgettable sight. Many places lie in close proximity to Dubai, where camping is strongly recommended for tourists. Each camping experience is unique, and can be availed throughout the year, as long as the weather permits.

    Location: Fossil Rock or Jebel Maleihah, Um Al Quwain beach, Liwa are among the widely acclaimed camping hotspots across the United Arab Emirates. If pitching a tent might seem like too much work, clamping is tailored for you. Head to Dubai’s Desert Conservation Reserve to camp amid animals in

    Price:
     Approximate price starts from $289, and varies according to the terrain and season.

  • 14Dubai Miracle Garden

    Dubai Miracle Garden

    Located near the Arabian Ranches in Dubailand, Dubai Miracle Garden was opened on the Valentine’s Day, 2013. It has a collection of more than 45 million flowers, spread across 72,000 SQ meter site. The Dubai Miracle Garden features traditional flowerbeds, as well as topiary-style displays along with the blooms that are fashioned in hearts, igloos, stars, pyramids, etc. shapes. Whether you are a new or repeat visitor, the floral display will always be new for you, as it changes every season. 

    Price: Approximate price starts from 20 AED. 

    Timings: The garden is open to public from 10 AM to 10 PM on weekdays and 10 AM to midnight on weekends and on public holidays. 

    Non-operational Months: The garden remains closed from late-May to September.

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    Trip to Dubai Miracle Garden

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  • 15Seaplane Flight

    Seaplane Flight

    Experience spectacular views of Dubai’s skyscrapers, beaches and architectural wonders on a 40-minute seaplane flight. Step aboard a state-of-the-art Cessna seaplane and thrill as you swoop around top Dubai attractions such as the Burj Khalifa, Burj Al-Arab and palm-shaped island archipelago of the Palm Jumeirah. The flight takes you over the World Island to witness how its islands mark out countries and continents from above and fly over Jebel Ali, Dubai Marina, and other famous landmarks.

    Location: Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa, Jebel Ali or Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club; option selected at booking. 

    Price: Approximate price starts from 1700 AED

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  • 16Falconry Experience in Dubai

    Image Credit : John Karwoski - Flickr

    Indulge in an extreme and majesty of the UAE’s falconry experience, know more about the ancient tradition old falconry in this desert land. Learn about the history of an age-old practice that employs trained birds to hunt their prey. Grab the opportunity of admiring these birds’ natural agility and strength. Feel your heart racing as you mount these stunning falcons on your hand to have a go at swinging a lure. Enjoy this amazing experience for 5 hours. 

    Image Credits : Yutaka Fujii - Flickr


    Highlights: The best thing about this is that you be interacting with the falcons and learn more about the age-old tradition of falconry. If you are worried about the transfers then don’t as you will be driven in legendary vehicles and also get a chance to spotting some wildlife. 

    Location: Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, Dubai 

    Price: Approximate price starts from 1395 AED


  • 17Taste Arabian Food and Shisha

    Image Credit : Kate Webster - Flickr

    One way to delve into the Arabian heritage is through a thorough culinary exploration. There are innumerable restaurants dishing out a combination of Arabian food and shisha. So, sit back and indulge in the delicacies in true Arabic style.Out of all the places serving the famed cuisine, a few stand out for the ambience. Khan Murjan is one such Middle Eastern restaurant, chiselled in Umawi architectural style with an exquisite Marble courtyard to boot. The Kana Café is another hookah bar that has been reviewed favourably so, alongside Zahr El Laymoun. Indulgence knows no constraint, and rightfully so. Arabian cuisine coupled with shisha can be enjoyed on any day of the year.

    Price: A decent fare and hookah can be enjoyed from 200 AED onwards. However, prices are bound to vary according to the restaurant in question.

  • 18Experience Skydiving Indoors

    Located in City Centre Mirdiff, the indoor skydiving activity at IFLY breaks the notion that Dubai’s gargantuan malls offer only shops and gigantic food courts. Here’s a whimsical opportunity for those with vertigo to experience the raw thrill of skydiving, without any danger at all. One is lifted in the air in a wind tunnel and the feeling of weightlessness in a controlled environment provides a taste of the real deal. Being an indoor activity, this unique skydiving experience can be availed on any given day of the year.

    Turn and move around freely in mid-air in this tempting indoor skydiving experience in Dubai.

    Price: Approximate starts from 220 AED, with prices rising according to the package availed. A must-do experience while in Dubai, and especially when inside the mall.

  • 19 Women's Museum

    Women's Museum
    Image Credit : Women's Museum

    Any country which respects women becomes 10 times richer than any other country. It’s the women which is the power of a country or a place. Women have always played an important role in shaping the future of a country and in honor of that Women's Museum in Dubai was constructed to share their powerful stories. 

    The museum paints a distinctive picture of Emirati ladies during that time and commends a large number of their accomplishments in each part of business, the arts, education, politics, and with society as a whole. Building up a name as the controlling power in the UAE, some of its most prominent ladies have been enlisted in the uncommon Women's Museum that has a fundamental influence in the rich history and carry on the fate of the present generation.

    Highlights: The museum makes an exceptional canvas of Emirati ladies during that time and praises a great deal of their accomplishments in each part of their lives identified with business, expressions of the human experience, training, governmental issues, and with society all in all. The Women's Museum is a national chronicle and documentation focus that is devoted to the ladies of the UAE. It likewise worries with all parts of their lives and with the recorded and social impacts as well as it has formed their rationality; their status in the public eye; and their place in the family. The Museum concentrates on offering data to guests in UAE with the different parts of the day by day lives of ladies in UAE.

    Location: The Women’s Museum is located at Al Sabkha, Gold Souq, Near Al Khor St, Deira - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.

    Timings: The museum opens from 10:00 AM- 7:00 PM.

    Price: The approximate price is AED 20.

  • 20 Heritage House

    Heritage House
    Image Credit : Heritage House

    Heritage House was built in 1890 and this one is a courtyard house that offers the visitors to explore the house of a wealthy pearl merchant. The unbelievable fact about the house is that it is built of coral and gypsum and houses a central courtyard which has beautiful verandahs that keep the direct sunlight coming away. Many of the rooms in the house have audio visual displays and the use of dioramas recreate the traditional life styles.

    Highlights: This building is praised as the exemplary structure that showcases how a traditional Gulf mansion can be. The large exterior walls without windows are the sturdy protectors of the house. The main room called Al Makhzan would be visible after you cross the finely carved teak doors that are beautified with palm and floral creations. In the main room, you can see mannequins that show the traditional dress and jewellery but the room is made extravagant with the Western imports, an old gramophone, a Seth Thomas clock etc.

    Timings: The house is open on all days from 08:00 am to 07:30 pm but on Fridays, it will be open from 02:30 pm to 07:30 pm.

    Entry fee: The admission to the house is free of charge.

    Location: Al Ras Area, Deira, Dubai, UAE. From Dubai city, the Heritage House is located around 14 kms away.




Attractions

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Burj Khalifa

The tallest building in the world with a height of 828 meters, Burj Khalifa in Dubai used to be known as Burj Dubai. 162 rooms and an antenna in the top of the building have given the whole tower world’s attraction from the moment it came into existence in 2008. The construction of the tower was started in 2004 and it was opened to the public in 2010 as a part of the new development of the Government called Downtown Dubai. Burj Khalifa was considered to be the masterpiece of the popular large scale, mixed-use development. It was built and named in honour of the ruler of Abu Dhabi, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The design of the building came into the artistic mind and famous designer Adrian Smith, then working for Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.

Highlights: This tallest skyscraper has 162 rooms and has the world’s tallest elevator spans up to 140 levels. The highest occupied floor in the building is 153rd floor where parties and events are occurred frequently and it has a private terrace as well. Experts believe that Burj Khalifa is the perfect blend of different aesthetic senses from different cultures around the globe. The spider lily, a widely cultivated flower in Dubai is said to be the influence for the architectural design of the building. At 555 meters, the SKY or the highest outdoor observatory space exists spreads across the levels of 148 and 125 of the building. The recent attraction is the spiral flight which has 36 steps in white oak and has a length of 100 meters. It is made beautiful with the crystal LED Chandelier.

Location: It is located at 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai, UAE. From Dubai main city, it is just 1.7 km away.

Price: Prices vary according to timings and age but approximate pricing ranges from 125 AED to 500 AED.

Timings: Opens daily from 9 AM to 11 PM.

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Desert Safari

When we talk about desert safari the first place that strikes your mind is Dubai. Dubai has always been a favorite destination when it comes to desert adventure. One such favoured activity is the Desert safari in Dubai  Enjoy riding through the desert while enjoy riding through the desert while soaking in the scenic views.

The timings of your tour depend on the packages which you are choosing from. Halt to watch the lovely dusk before reaching your destination where you have the chance to enjoy a camel ride, sand boarding and experiment with henna close by or feet. Appreciate the beauty of the whole region.  While in Dubai you can find of number of tour operators which provides you with the best desert safari. There are also night safari, evening safari and day safari in Dubai. 

Price: The approximate price for this activity starts from AED 200.
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Dubai Creek

A lot of you might be searching for that perfect lucury while you are travelling to Dubai. Well then you have the famous Dubai Creek which is the perfect place for you.  Dubai Creek is a saltwater creek which is a part of the new Dubai canal it extends through to the Persian Gulf.  Dubai Creek is one the emirate's most beautiful areas that especially stand out for its conventional atmosphere and appeal. 

Regardless of the record-breaking points of interest involving tall structures and excitement settings that dab over the city, this normal seawater brook remains as the genuine personality of Dubai and is a living representation of the nation's long-standing convention. Going through the heart of the city, the river isolates Dubai into two noteworthy regions: Bur Dubai and Deira. A retro vibe is obvious in each alcove and corner of the rivulet and its encompassing territories.

Highlights: Old-style structures that reflect rich Arabian accommodation, conventional style wooden dhows, and clamoring souks – all make Dubai Creek very extraordinary. With the warm and shallow water one can find a variety of rich marine life here.  Take a stroll through the amazing beauty of the region and enjoy the mixture of old and modernity while you visit this place.

Location: The Dubai creek is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Wild Wadi Waterpark

Jumeirah International, a great group of hoteliers is the guardians of Wild Wadi Waterpark, located in Jumeriah, Dubai near to Burj Al Arab. This is a famous outdoor water park with a heated or cooled wave pool, two artificial surfing machines, and numerous water slides and earlier it used to have the largest water slide apart from North America but it was removed in order to give space to two other major rides. The featured attraction of the park is a relishing waterfall of 18 meters and it goes off every ten minutes. To keep people entertained the park has established two gift shops, restaurants, snack stands etc.

Highlights: There are 30 fun filled rides made equally suitable for any type of person. Built on the theme of the tale of Juha, a person from the Arabian folklore, Wild Wadi Water Park surprises kids as well as adults. The amazing rides include white water wadi, wadi lookout, Falaj Fury, Jebel Lookout, Flood River Flyer, Tumble Falls, Falcon Fury, Tunnel of Doom, Thunder Rapids, and Rushing Rapids and so on. The two new exciting rides are Tantrum Alley and Burj Surj that replaced some old rides and these two rides are one-of-a-kind rides very new to the region. The separate changing rooms for men and women with lockers are an additional advantage the park has.

Timings: The park will be open on all days from 10:00 am to 07:00 pm. There is a separate Wadi for women that will be open on Thursdays from 08:00 pm to 12:00 midnight.

Location: Jumeriah, Dubai, UAE. The park is located at a distance of 15.7 km from Dubai.

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Dubai Dolphinarium

There may not be any other zoo or aquarium where people are freely interacting with dolphins and seals than at Dubai Dolphinarium. An exclusive living space for the gentle, human friendly animals of the sea, dolphins and seals are protected and preserved properly at Dubai Dolphinarium and now it has received wide accolades and recognition. Located in the creek side park at Bur Dubai, the dolphinarium is a very special spot for children as well since they find these species of water very adorable and cute. The aquarium is supported by Dubai Municipality since it came into existence in 2008. There entertainment programs and shows at regular times here so that people would love to spend much time with their families and kids. The dolphinarium was built with an aim to motivate the young generation to protect marine life and its habitat intact.

Highlights: The activities of bottlenose dolphins and seals leave everyone at pure laughter and joy and there are separate fun activities like acrobatics, singing, dancing, playing balls etc done by these charming animals. There are different pools for the dolphins and also a private habitat with sea water connected to these pools. A medical pool and seal pool constructed in addition to the existing pools make their lives better and safe. Here, one can spot Senya, Ksyusha, Tetka, Jerry and Fekla which are the bottlenose dolphins and four seals named Ghosha, Fila, Lusha and Max. Kids’ Summer Camp, Dubai Summer Surprises are some of the major events arranged here to grab the public attention on a large scale.

Timing: The dolphinarium is open on all days from 10:00 to 07:30 pm except on Sundays.

Entry fee: Different types of entry fees are there depending on your selection. To swim with dolphins costs one price while for watching the show costs different price.

Shallow water- Swimming with Dolphins: 450 AED

Deep Water- Swimming with Dolphins- 600 AED

Location: Riyadh Street, Inside the Creek Park Gate No.1, Umm Hurair 2, Dubai. It is about 11 kms from Dubai main city via Abu Dhabi- Ghweifat International Highway or Sheikh Zayed Road.

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Ferrari World

This time remain awestruck while you visit one of the most wonderful Ferrari world in Dubai and be ready to try the ultimate loop. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is the ultimate mecca situated on Yas Island. It is the primary Ferrari-marked amusement park and has the record for the biggest space outline structure at any point assembled. 

The recreation center additionally holds the Formula Rossa, the world's speediest crazy ride. The recreation center and it formally opened to general society on 4 November 2010. It covers a range of 86,000 square meters and was granted as the "Center East's Leading Tourist Attraction" in the year 2015. There are distinctive rides in the recreation center and every one of the rides is intended to excite. Regardless of whether you long for the extraordinary G-compel of world-class rollercoaster’s, need to run kart race with your family or test the best lap times in a best in class test system – we have a great time for everybody.

 Location: Ferrari World is located at Yas Island - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates.

Different Rides: Formula Rossa, Fiorano GT Challenge, Scuderia Challenge, Carousel, G-Force 

Timings: The Ferrari World remain open from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
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Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

A vivid part of Dubai Aquarium, the Underwater Zoo is a stunning picturisation of the sturdy underwater world, but more creative and unbelievable than the original. Kids as well as adults come in large numbers to visit the zoo which has unusual reptiles and sea animals floating freely in the clean, clear water and they are the amusing creatures to be found alive only in the secret chambers of the sea. Since the zoo is existing inside the popular Dubai Mall, the tourists who come to visit Dubai would never miss to watch the impeccable zoo. There are surplus of things to make your kids entertained but this atypical underwater zoo would definitely leave them speechless.

Highlights: The latest charm or highlight of the zoo is the giant crocodile which is fondly called as the King Croc, weighing a whopping 750 kilograms and with a length of 5 meters, the giant creature is the eye catcher at Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo. But without giving the ears to puffery, this mammoth creature surprises the visitors every day with its adorable features. It is one of the biggest animal in the world currently and expected to grow more in next 50 years. Sounds like a fantasy? No, it is absolutely a fact that, this animal is a wonder for many and you will believe it does exist only after you see it.

Timing: The zoo will be open from 10:00 to 11:00 pm on all days from Sunday to Wednesday and from 10:00 am to 12:00 midnight on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and the timings are subject to change.

Entry fee: For researcher experience: AED 100 is the ticket charge in which you get new meet and greet area, aquarium tunnel, underwater zoo, behind the scenes tour and underwater observatory. For explorer experience, you have to pay AED 120 as the ticket charge in which you will get new meet and greet area, aquarium tunnel, underwater zoo, submersible simulator, big screen theatre and aquarium glass bottom boat ride. There are other different types of tickets available like Otter Encounter, Ray Encounter, King Croc Encounter, VIP Line Buster Experiences, and Membership Program etc at different ticket charges.

Location: The aquarium is located within the Dubai Mall. The address is Dubai Mall, Doha off 1st Interchange, Sheikh Zayed Street Road, Dubai, UAE. From Dubai city, you have to walk for 6 minutes to reach the Mall.

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Dubai Marina

Dubai Marina is an artificial canal city, a district as well in Dubai situated along the two mile stretch of Persian Gulf shoreline that glitters all the time. Experts insist that once the complete construction of the district is over, it will be able to accommodate an en masse, around 1, 20000 people in residential towers and villas. 

The area is quite important in Dubai that accommodates Dubai Internet City, Dubai Media City and the American University in Dubai. The blind folded inspiration to Dubai Marina is the Concord Pacific Place along the False Creek in Vancouver, Canada. The close proximity with the sea opens up a lot of chances to the marine species to enter the district.

Highlights: To create the extensive man made marina beautiful, the developers had to bring water from the Persian Gulf to the site and created an unbelievable waterfront and the large central waterway that is excavated from the desert and extended up to 3 km. 12% of the total land area is dedicated to the central public space. 8 km of wide landscaped public walkways tranquilizes the beauty of the place to a large extent.

Location: It is located in Dubai, around 21 kms from Dubai city.

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Dubai Miracle Garden

Located in the district of Dubai Land, Dubai Miracle Garden or the flower garden is a rare sight of millions of flowers of different colours bloom together and the structures made of these flowers are really surprising and marvelously created. It came into establishment in the year of 2013, on the Valentine’s Day. It spreads over 72000 sq.meters featuring over 109 million flowers. In 2015, this garden was awarded the Moselle Award for New Garden Experiences. 

The flowers used here are maintained by the re-use of waste water irrigated through drip irrigation method and these flowers take 757,082 litres of water every day. The recent development in the garden is the mesmerizing butterfly garden opened under the name Dubai Butterfly Garden which is the world’s largest and Dubai’s first indoor butterfly garden. The garden is a haven for overly 15000 butterflies that belong to 26 different species.

Highlights: There are multiple formations on flowers which have gained international recognition within a short span of time. The attractions include a floral clock, an aromatic garden, peacocks, birds, castles etc. One can spend up to 2.5 hours in the par enjoying the ravishing beauty of thousand flowers arranged so beautiful.

Timings: During weekdays, the garden will be open from 09:00 am to 09:00 pm and on weekends that is on Friday and Saturday, it will be open from 09:00 am to 11:00 am.

Entry fee: Adults: AED 40, children: 30 AED

Best time to visit: The usual time of operation of the garden is from October to April and in the months of June, July, August, September, the garden will be closed due to the high temperature level which is not suitable to spend time in the garden.

Location: The garden is located in Dubailand district, 22 kms away from the main city centre.

Non-operational Months: The garden remains closed from late-May to September. 


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Hatta Heritage Village

Sprawling across the Hatta mountainous area, 100 kms away from Dubai city is Hatta Heritage Village overlooking the two mammoth mountains which were called Hajaran. The village was originated about 3000 years ago but now it is opened to the public in a revamped condition. The village possesses 30 buildings, shops where the traditional heritage collections are sold, a group of farms supported by a fresh water canal. Before there was an archaeological cemetery. 

The historically important village is visited by hundreds of tourists every day from all over the world. A unique chance to discover how the traditional rural lives in this mountainous regions was is hidden in the village in the form of prototypes, models, document etc which can be found in 17 houses, castles and a fortress. You can witness the old armours used in the wars like rifles, guns and cannons and other household materials like furnishings, pottery, copper etc.

Highlights: The heritage village hosts multiple events like UAE National Day, Dubai Shopping Festival and Flag Day etc. This village is the spot where the traditions, culture, livelihood and economic development of emirates can be seen and understood to an extent. The Government has preserved all the original items belonged to the village years ago and keeping its value vibrant still.

Timings: The village is open on all days except Thursday from 07:30 am to 08:30 pm and on Fridays, it will be open from 02:30 pm to 08:30 pm.

Entry fee: The entrance to the village is free of charge.

Location: The village is located at Hatta in Dubai. It lies about 156 kms away from Dubai city. One can reach the village via Sharjah- Kalba road from Dubai.


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Dhow Wharfage

There is no doubt in that Dubai is definitely touching the chord of the people around the world. With its beauty and the luxuries it attracts tourist. While you are in this favorite city there is one place which you can’t afford to miss Dhow Wharfage.  For those of you who are looking for some sightseeing option there you have the perfect place for you. Extending along the Deira creekside east of the Grand Souk between Deira Old Souk and Al Sabkha abra stations, the Dhow Wharfage offers an interesting look into the sea customs of old Dubai that have survived supernaturally in place at the heart of the twenty-first-century city. Saturated with history and extending sublimely along the Creek bank north of Maktoum Bridge are innumerable squeaking wooden dhows, moored in time-respected convention to stack and dump their assorted cargoes from everywhere throughout the area.

Highlights: The wharfage is home to many lovely wooden dhows, some as much as a hundred years of age, which compartment here to stack and empty freight; thus the considerable canvas secured hills of stock  anything from containers of cigarettes to gigantic ventilating units  that lie stacked up along the waterfront. The dhows themselves run in size from the genuinely unobtrusive vessels utilized for short jumps here and there the drift to the substantial maritime art used to transport products around the Gulf and over to Iran, and even as far away from home as Somalia, Pakistan and India.

Location: The Dhow Wharfarge is located at Baniyas Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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Atlantis Palm Hotel

One of the most luxurious and remarkable resort in the world is Atlantis, the Palm, located at the apex of the Palm Jumeirah, an island visited by hundreds of tourists every day. Atlantis, the Palm is the first one to be built on an island and based on the theme of the myth of Atlantis but also includes several Arabian elements. 

In 2008, the hotel was opened as a joint venture of Kerzner International Holdings Limited and Istithmar. There are spacious 1539 rooms inside the resort which has two accommodation wings that segregate the East and the West Tower into two but linked together by the Royal Bridge Suite. Aquaventure Water Park and the Nasimi Beach are created in order to complement the suite. These two attractions are often act as the hosts of various concerts and events.

Highlights: The extraordinarily spacious rooms and suites which are authentically arranged according to the contemporary styles and requirements of the guests have a huge significance in the wellness of the resort. There are guest rooms, multiple types of suites, imperial clubs and much more. Another attraction is the aquaventure water park that opens up a number of adventurous rides in water along with dolphin bays, the Lost Chambers Aquarium, Sea Lion Point etc. In addition to these, there is a diving spot as well for those who would love to enjoy the specific energy prevailing underwater.

Amenities and facilities: There are a lot of multi cuisine restaurants which serve traditional Arabic cuisines, continental, Japanese, South Asian and international cuisines and so on. There is a space dedicated for outdoor dining as well to keep the guests pleasant and enthused. Spa and fitness centres inside the resort give the guests a remarkable stay, healthy and happy lifestyle can be maintained even if you are away from your home.

Location: The hotel is located at Crescent Road, Dubai, UAE.

Approximate Price: It varies depending on the type of room. Average cost is 1200– 7000 AED per room.

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Ski Dubai

In the hot summers of Dubai nothing can be a better option than an ice cold ski. Yes guys you heard it right. Ski Dubai is just the place for you where you can find your solace in the torturing heat of Dubai. Ski Dubai is the first indoor ski resort in the Dubai. The ski resort has a stunning mountain-themed frigid setting where you can appreciate skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing and participate in many snow occasions. Also get a chance to meet and play with Ski Dubai's most recent addition the Snow Penguins.

 Encounter moving down the Giant Ball run, bouncing a 10ft. incline, spiraling down the tube slides, touring in the chairlift or simply unwinding over a hot chocolate at short 4 degrees. Ride the Snow Bullet and take off as high as 16 meters over the ground with skiers and inclines beneath you, all while hustling against family and companions at 150 meter long.  You will definitely land up in an alternate world while you try all these activities. 

Location: The Ski Dubai is located at Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates. 

Timings: Opens from 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM.
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Iceland Waterpark

Most of you might be wondering why people visit Dubai when its so sunny there. But your might not be aware about the fact that Dubai has made everything possible in the desert heat.  Iceland Waterpark is just another example of the wonders that Dubai is creating for all.

  You might have already got the idea what is this park about. But let us give you a clearer picture of that. Ice Land has more than 30 thrilling slides, a colossal wave pool, and top of the line private cabanas. It also has an Olympic estimated lap pool and an excellent shoreline. With its children pools and zones reasonable for youngsters, it has something for everybody. Ice Land likewise has practical experience in offering group building exercises for the corporate part. The most recent expansion to the park is the new beach front campground.

 Highlights: Ice land offer some remarkable attractions with the Penguin Falls, World's Largest Man made Waterfall, Rocky Polar Mountains with the biggest arrangement of waterslides, Penguin Bay 6000sqmtrs Rain Dance Pool, Aqua Soccer surprisingly, Coral Isle a snorkeling pool and other exciting encounters at the Arctic Wave Pool, Tundra Baths, Eddy Pond and the Kids Cove a devoted territory for the children.

 Location: Iceland Waterpark is located at Jazeera - Ras al Khaimah - United Arab Emirates.

 Timings: Opens from 10:00 AM-6:00 PM.

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Palm Jumeirah

 You must have definitely heard about this place if you are planning to visit Dubai. An artificial archipelago in United Arab Emirates Palm Jumeirah was created utilizing land recovery by Nakheel, an organization claimed by the Dubai government. One of the most beautiful thing in Dubai are the artificial archipelagos in the emerald waters of the Arabian Gulf.

 Palm Jumeirah, which resembles a stylised palm tree from above, was the principal improvement of its kind, and was initially charged as the Eighth Wonder of the World. Notwithstanding the numerous inns and resorts on the islands, you can cruise around Palm Jumeirah in a yacht or speedboat offered by one of the numerous private visiting organizations, or jump on board the Palm Monorail that rushes to the Atlantis resort.

Location: Palm Jumeirah is located at Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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