Dubai is world famous for its luxury hotels, malls and the best of architectural design in the world, with Burj Khalifa being the famous. But you may be surprised to know that the number of outdoor and adventurous activities provided there is no less. Many tourists now come to Dubai for adrenalin fix and enjoy the various sports it provides.
The thrill seekers must read this article to find out the many adventures this place has to offer other than relaxing spas.
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- So here are 10 things in Dubai for every adventure lover:
- #1 Skydiving
- #2 Underwater adventure at the Dubai Mall
- #3 Desert Camping
- Theme parks
- #5 Reef and wreck diving
- You can also read: 15 Things About Top Attractions, Stay and Food To Make Your Dubai Tour Dam Easy
- #6 Food truck park
- #7 Sea Kayaking
- #8 Flyboarding
- #9 Indoor winter wonderland
- #10 Drive a formula one race car
- You can also read: The 10 Best Experiences in Dubai For Adventure Lovers
So here are 10 things in Dubai for every adventure lover:
Skydive Dubai is the best way to view the world’s tallest building and largest dancing fountain from up close. At the Dubai Marina, you will be given an instructor that will help you see and plummet from these unimaginable destinations at super speed.
The jumping from the plane will give you a view of the Persian Gulf, Dessert or the bustling city life.
#2 Underwater adventure at the Dubai Mall
The malls of Dubai are extravagant and, The Dubai Mall has the most awesome suspended aquarium in the world known as The Dubai Aquarium & Underwater. It has a 10-million liter tank that is home to 140 aquatic species. For anyone who loves the underwater park, this is paradise.
Not only can you navigate this place with an underground glass tunnel or glass bottom boat ride with fish gliding pass you, there is an option for underwater adventures. Cage Snorkeling and shark scooter are famous activities that give real experience with the fishes.
#3 Desert Camping
If you love camping, then don’t miss the opportunity to camp in the beautiful desert of Dubai. The harsh yet welcoming dessert is full of sand dunes, and the locals organize many adventurous sports there. Also, you can camp anywhere in the perfect company of many stars.
If you love theme parks, Dubai is the best destination for you. Like everything else, the theme parks here are humongous and full of thrill and adventure. Some of the best theme parks are:
- Aquaventure waterpark, Atlantis
There are so many rides here that satiate the desires for both thrill seekers and family vacation. From plunging from a 27-meter flume or coming down a mega rubber tube ring slide with lots of twist and turns.
Other amazing rides include Poseidon ride or the leap of faith that has great speed or going through a tunnel with sharks. There are sports and splashing areas for kids too.
- Dubai Parks and Resorts
It’s a mixture of theme slides from Motiongate, Bollywood, Legoland, and Riverland. Kids can meet their favorite smurf character here; this theme park has a whole section dedicated to all things Bollywood. Hunger games fans can also find some slides here. It’s a haven for film geeks.
- IMG world of adventure
This is the world’s largest indoor theme park where you will see themes from Cartoon network or Marvels or lost world meaning you get to meet power puff girls, favorite superhero, and even dinosaurs.
#5 Reef and wreck diving
The Emirates are an awesome place for underwater activities that will give you an adrenalin rush. The coastlines here are filled with remains of various marine life and wrecks from sunken ships that will just awe you.
Like the Anchor Barge which sank in 1998 is a great sight or in Fujairah, you have the chance of spotting black-tipped reef sharks, moral eels, and parrotfish are high.
#6 Food truck park
This is paradise for every foodie in the world. The last exit, Dubai’s food truck park is a wonderful place, where you can eat on dining tables that are shaped like donuts or enjoy a chilling brunch at many theme food trucks.
From American style dinners to Arabic dessert it has something for everyone. They are located in four areas.
#7 Sea Kayaking
You will find plenty of sea kayaking areas in the Arabian Peninsula like the Mangroves in Abu Dhabi and Umm Al Quwain on the west coast. On the east coast, you will love the opportunities provided by the Khor Kalba.
The craziest and newest watersport is Flyboarding that is simply a fly board attached to a jet ski which propels you high into the sky. It’s fun and gives you chance to soar to great heights.
#9 Indoor winter wonderland
At the mall of the Emirates, there is a ski resort named ski Dubai that will give you the perfect winter wonderland experience amidst a dessert. From snowball fights to skiing through snowy slopes and getting in a plastic bubble to tumble down snowy hills, you can do everything wintery here. Oh! You can even swim with the penguins.
#10 Drive a formula one race car
Dubai gives you the opportunity to speed race in the authentic formula one race cars. Choose any car of your choice and after a few test laps, race and turn up the heat on the tracks. It’s a bit costly but all safety gears will be provided and even an F1 certificate will be given to you for competing.
So friends, are you all excited? Read to start your Dubai Trip? Happy holidays!