Things to Do in Dubai

By: traffique

Best Things to Do in Dubai

1) Dune Safari
Are you ready to leave the city behind? Do you have a stomach made of steel? You will definitely want to experience the Sundowner Dune Safari.

  • Your safari guide will take you in a four wheel drive dune buggy vehicle rolling sand dunes right into the heart of the desert. But be forewarned - this is not a slow, easy cruise through the Dubai desert. You'll be driven by expert drivers who will speed you up and down the sand dunes of Dubai's desert. Hold on for the ride of your life! 
  • As you journey deeper and deeper into the desert, you'll stop and see camels having a rest at their camp, and watch the most incredible sunset you've likely ever witnessed.
  • Once you each the Arabian camp, you will be able to relax on cushy low cushions in Bedouin tents, your hands will be painted with intricate designs and enjoy some sweet shisha. You will be served with fresh salads, grilled meats and Arabian sweets served to you under a sky so filled with stars you won't believe it's real. All this while you enjoy the entertainment provided by the amazing belly dancers. This is a definite must to when in Dubai. Starts from 4pm to 11pm

2) Offroad Safari Adventure
This amazing journey has you leaving Dubai on an off road adventure into some of the toughest and most incredible land in the country of Dubai. You'll drive over huge towering sand dunes, you'll visit traditional desert villages and will journey down deep into the steep wadis of the rough Hajar Mountains. You'll see a camel farm and plantations of alfalfa. You'll visit the famous Fossil Rock, an incredible reminder of when this part of Arabia was covered by the ocean over 80 million years ago. You'll enjoy a trip into the rocky rough Hajar Mountains, the mountain range that goes across the eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. After a nice cold lunch in one of the wadis, you'll return be returned to Dubai. This is a full day safari.

3) Wild Wadi Dubai Waterpark
Nothing is quite as spectacular than the Wild Wadi Waterpark in Dubai to cool you off. This is a great family outing, with 14 interconnected water slides. And these aren't just any water slides, these are some of the fastest and most exhilarating rides in the world. Dubai does everything the best, the biggest and the greatest, so you can expect their water park to be the same!

4) Shopping in Dubai
The most famous of these are the annual Dubai Shopping Festival in January and February and the Dubai Summer Surprises Festival in July and August. 

  • Dubai Mall
  • Ibn Battuta Mall on Sheikh Zayed Rd
    Ibn Battuta Mall is hands down definitely one of Dubai's most amazing and glorious shopping centers. This theme based mall is based on the travels of Ibn Battuta, a 14th century Arabian explorer. The mall is made up of six courts, each one reflecting the unique architecture and culture of a specific region. In addition to a copious amount of clothing stores, you'll also find a 21 screen cinema and IMAX theater, loads of restaurants, and an immense supermarket. It's a jaw dropping place to visit, if only just to see the amazing decor of each court. You'll see an intricate antique elephant clock and a life size replica of a Chinese junk boat in addition to many other amazing sights. 
  • Here are some other great shopping options while in Dubai: Deira City Centre, BurJuman Centre, Mercato Mall, Wafi City Mall, Al Ghurair City Mall, Lamcy Plaza, Al Mulla Plaza, Al Bustan Centre, Al Mamzar Shopping Centre, Al Manal Center, Bin Sougat Centre, Hamarain Centre, Karama Center, Mazaya Centre, Oasis Centre, Palm Strip Shopping Mall, Town Centre, Twin Towers.

5) The Burj Nahar Watchtower
Built in 1870 to guard the old city of Dubai. Surrounded by beautiful gardens, Burj Nahar is a must-see destinations when visiting Dubai. Steeped in history, Burj Nahar in Dubai is one of three original towers built to protect Dubai from north or east invasion. Burj Nahar and its surrounding beautiful landscaped gardens are a major destination for photographers, historians and tourists from around the world.

6) Dubai Creek

7) Deep Sea Fishing
Dubai offers fantastic deepsea fishing experience. You can catch barracudas and many types of fishes in the vasness of the dubai sea. Renting a boat with bait and bbq on boat will cost you around US$600 for half a day. 6am to 1pm. Worth te experience. 

8) Burg-Al Arab
Get amazing views at sunset. The basement of this Burj is under sea water.

9) IMG World of Adventure

Dubai is a great place. It is safe, there are lots of halal food everywhere and it is a modrn city. 

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