“Surreal” should be the first word that comes to mind every time you hear the word “Dubai” mentioned. In under two decades, this nation transformed from a humble settlement to being one of the richest and most beautiful nations in the world, and one of the cities that attracts the most tourists annually. And its growth is not about to stop.
Thinking blue water, pristine sandy beaches and palm trees? Do you want to indulge yourself in breathtaking activities that cannot be found anywhere else on the planet? Do you love having ever clear skies with little to no rain? Then pack up your bags, book the next flight to Dubai, and indulge yourself in one of the following activities.
Your desert safari commences when you are picked up from your hotel room and ride in a comfortable 4WD vehicle into the desert surrounding the city. On the way, your guide will tell you stories about the region as you watch the barren, but beautiful and enchanting landscape. You will make a stop on a traditional camel farm where you will see magnificent camels. You will be given a chance to show off your balancing skills on a camel ride and learn about the different types of camels, after which your journey into the desert continues.
A land cruiser seen rolling over dunes during a Dubai desert safari.
Across the desert, you will be have a chance to try an exhilarating and adrenaline rushing local pass time – sand boarding. You can either choose to race your fellow friends and other tourists, sit and watch the beautiful sight as the sun sets on the horizon, or take another camel ride around the enclosures. You can also get a henna tattoo if you like, then feast on a delicious barbecue dinner as watch get the rare opportunity of watching a live belly dance around the camp fire. Your tour ends with you being dropped back at your hotel room.
Your Dubai experience is incomplete without enjoying an exciting ride on the sand dunes on your own quad bike. You are picked up from your hotel room in the morning and you enjoy a 45 minute ride with a driver, who doubles as your guide. You will be guided on the history of the region, as you take in the beautiful dunes sight till you get to the desert station.
On arrival, you will have a short briefing on the safety precautions of driving the quad bike, after which you will strap on your gear then set off. People are grouped into groups that consist of a maximum of five people, headed by a guide. This two hour ride will give you an experience of a life time and one is allowed to take as many pictures as one wishes.
After the ride, you can take a moment and enjoy Arabian hospitality in a tent on the dunes, where you will have Arabian coffee or tea. The tour ends with you being dropped off in your hotel room again.
Without any doubt, if this is the first time that you have skydived in Dubai, it will be one of your best moments among all the experiences in dubai. A skydive is the best and quickest way to feel the excitement of over 120 miles power in a free fall.
You will be picked as usual from your hotel, and provided for transport to the spot where you will board a plane to the drop zone. You will then be given specific instructions, then attached securely to the instructor. As you dive, there will be videographers who will take both pictures and videos to capture every moment so you can relive it over and over again and share it with your friends and family.
The views that you get to see from up there are amazing, especially the palm and the city underneath you. Your trip then ends with you being dropped at your hotel.
Going for a cruise is the ultimate way to relax. It is the best way to see where wealth, beauty, history and culture collide. Choosing to go on this cruise will open for you doors to an experience of a lifetime. With fine dining options, countless on board activities, endless entertainment and more, this is mostly a fantastic option for families.
Your journey starts at UAE after boarding one of the many luxurious yatchs, and cruises through the Arabian Gulf on a magical voyage that lets you see the most beautiful sights in the world. The live music is sure to hit your core, together with the many different themed bars and restaurants. You can also engage yourself in a variety of sports activities including swimming, jogging, squash, and a modern gym, all dependent on the cruise package that you choose.
Take a cruise in Dubai
Whether you are a professional or amateur in fishing, this is a one of a kind experience that you out to try.
Be ready to experience the adrenaline gale of casting your line, waiting for that small tug, and pulling your catch on board. The fish that one can expect to catch out in Dubai include; queen fish, king fish, long tail tuna, emperor, grouper, cobia, orange spot trevally, bonito, and tallow tail barracuda, among others.
Depending on your preferences, you may go from five to forty kilometers away from the shore where you will be given a customized fishing tutorial if you are a beginner. You can choose the fishing trip to either be at night of day time and for those who want, it is also possible to rent boats to go fishing with friends and family.
Have you ever wondered that if dubai looks that good while one is on the ground, how it would look if one looked at it from the sky?
If you have, then I do not know what is stopping you from getting yourself a helicopter ride around dubai. There are many options from which one can choose from depending on the amount that one plans to spend on the ride, and the time that one wants to spend on air.
After picking and booking for your package, your day will start with a pick up from your hotel where you will be driven to the area where you are to board your helicopter from. You will then settle down in a comfortable lounge as you sip a cup of complimentary tea or coffee or soda, as you listen to your briefing. After the briefing you then hop into your chopper and sit tight as you are shown all the beautiful sights from above with your camera on the ready.
At the end of the tour, you are set down on the helipad, after which you are dropped off at your hotel after having a successful day.
Whether you are a professional or an amateur, young or old, scuba diving in Dubai is an experience that is definitely worth trying out.
With endless diving sites from which you can choose from, be prepared for an adventure of a lifetime with excellent safety, quality, and training standards. There is a range of entry level diver experiences to skilled divers that are offered in many different packages. You are also provided with equipment and good facilities to use as you dive.
Scuba diving in Dubai, depending on the package that was chosen, will involve first cruising around dubai, which starts with a boat pickup from palm jumeirah. The boat has a capacity of twelve people, and the dive is suitable for both genders. Refreshers and snacks are also provided for in the boat. The boat also has music and a bathroom. With a minimum age requirement of fifteen years, almost everyone is suited to explore and discover the beautiful underwater world.
Rising out of nowhere in the middle of a desert, this is one of the fastest growing cities in the world. This trip to dubai shows you the previously impossible combination of wealth, beauty, history and culture, wrapped up in a very beautiful package. Whether you are out pushing experience or out trying to get the most experience out of the little cash that you had put away to come to dubai, there is everything for everyone.
The breath taking sceneries are not the only things that can take you to Dubai. It, with the number of tourists that it attracts annually, is the best place to go and experience meeting different people and different cultures. Besides, with the amount of attention that it draws to itself and the good reputation that it has, don’t you think that it would be best if you were to just go out there and see everything for yourself?