things to do in Dubai

For some really cool and unique fun, try out crab hunting at night! Set off in a boat to a special location in Umm al Quwain and be prepared to chase some crabs. You will have to wander the waters geared up with a spear and torchlight, before you spot your prey. A fun activity for young and old, everyone can try a hand in crab hunting. The low tide, which is the best time to hunt crabs, makes it safe even for children to try out this hunting mission. Coming back to the process, as soon as you spot … Read more

Put on your jacket, tie up your skates and step onto the Olympic size ice rink in Dubai Mall. Have an amazing sliding and gliding experience ice skating to great beats on the impressive rink. Conveniently located at the mall the ice rink is perfect to refresh your skating skills or try out the sport for the first time. There is also a skating school offering classes with professional trainers that will get you skating in no time! Take up a hobby; master ice skating with group sessions or one-on-one classes. If you already know how to skate you can … Read more

In the summer heat, cool down in some snow at the biggest indoor snow park in the region. Take up skiing, snowboarding or soar above the snowy slopes 16 meters above the ground.  A cool and chilly day in the snow awaits you at Ski Dubai! The below zero temperatures will give you a real taste of winter while you enjoy the sport fun. Take up skiing sessions to learn how to sky, or perfect your moves on the gigantic slope. No matter what your skiing level, you will find a run fit for you; there are five different runs … Read more

You may have seen them wandering the desert, but to witness camels racing is a fascinating sight! Watch a new twist on an age-old desert tradition of camel racing. The sport has progressed from racing with child jockeys in the midst of the sandy dunes, to racing on custom built tracks with electronic jockeys.  A mesmerising scene to see, camel racing is a perfect weekend activity for the whole family. The free event gathers spectators from all around the country to watch as camel owners compete for luxury prizes and a chance to participate in every race in the region. … Read more

Fishing is a sport and fishing is an art. In the UAE it is one of the best experiences to try if you’ve never tried it before.  With waters teaming with exotic fish, there is no better place to try your luck in fishing. No matter what technique you use; angling, netting or trapping, any catch will be rewarding. The best fishing is the deep sea fishing. Set off into the middle of the sea on a sunny day and throw in the line. As you anticipate the tug of the hook, you can enjoy the stunning views around you. … Read more

Whether you miss snowboarding back home or you want to acquire some new skills, the Dubai desert has got you covered! Sandboarding aka sand surfing was actually invented in Brazil, however the cool activity spread all around the world and the UAE is no exception. With golden sand dunes all round, Dubai is a pure heaven for sand boarders and sand skiing enthusiasts. The tranquil setting of the desert will set you into another atmosphere where you will leave all your worries behind and enjoy some adventurous fun. Gear up into your board or skis and set off from the … Read more

Change your daily routine and set out on a kayaking expedition! Explore the UAE from another angle as you paddle your way into unique places of local flora and fauna. From Abu Dhabi to the emirates of the East Coast, there are hidden coves and exotic mangroves just waiting to be discovered. On the other shore, you can check out Dubai’s iconic landmarks like the Atlantis hotel and the Burj Al Arab by kayaking in Jumeirah.  Abu Dhabi and Umm al Quwain offer archipelagos and mangroves with great chances to spot flamingos, sea turtles and rich marine life. The stunning … Read more


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