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1. At the Top Burj Khalifa

At the Top Burj Khalifa
Must Visit

1 km
from city center
1 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Located in : Jumeirah

Highlights: At The Top (Level 125 + 124), At the Top SKY (Read More)(Level 148), The Lounge (Level 154 +153 + 152)

"At the Top" Burj Khalifa is an observation deck located in the iconic Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building situated in Dubai. It offers visitors a stunning panoramic view of Dubai and its surroundings, providing a unique and unparalleled experience. At the Top is located on the 124th and 125th floors of the Burj Khalifa, while At The Top Sky is located on the 148th level.

2. Dubai Fountain

Dubai Fountain
Must Visit 4.7 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Located in : Downtown Dubai

Dubai Fountain is the world's largest choreographed water fountain located in the beautiful Burj Complex. This dancing fountain surges as high as 150 meters in complete synchronisation to classical, Arabic and other popular world musical numbers. Forming beautiful arcs and jumping to the beats, this fountain was designed by California-based WET, the creators of the Fountains of Bellagio in Las Vegas. The show begins in the evening every day, and the best way to approach it is through the Dubai Mall.

3. The Dubai Mall

The Dubai Mall
Must Visit 3.8 /5

1 km
from city center
3 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Located in : Downtown Dubai

Highlights: Dubai Mall Waterfall, Dubai Aquarium & Underw (Read More)ater Zoo, Dubai Fountain, KidZania, Dubai Ice Rink, VR Park Dubai, Dubai Dino, Souk Al Bahar

The Dubai Mall is a world-renowned shopping and entertainment destination located in the heart of Downtown Dubai, near the iconic Burj Khalifa. It is one of the largest malls in the world, with more than 1400 stores, a large walk-through aquarium, a world-class ice rink, 14,000 parking spaces, and more exciting experiences for shoppers.

4. Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner

Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner
Great For Couples 4.1 /5

9 km
from city center
4 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Desert Safari is one of the top things to do in Dubai. The Desert Safari trip starts with a driver of a 4*4 car, arriving at your pick-up point and taking you to a standard stop. Visitors can experience desert camping with a delicious Arabian dinner, belly dancers and other traditional performers. Day safaris hold you in for an adventure as you get to try out Dune Bashing, sandboarding, quad biking, camel rides and more.

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5. Global Village

Global Village
Great For Family Outing 4.5 /5

15 km
from city center
5 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Located in : Bur Dubai

Highlights: Cultural Pavilions, Entertainment Shows and P (Read More)erformances, Shopping and Souvenirs, Food and Dining, Carnival Rides and Games, Seasonal Themes, Ripley's Believe It Or Not!, Mini World

Global Village in Dubai is a unique and popular cultural and entertainment destination. It's an expansive, open-air theme park and market that brings together cultures from around the world, offering visitors a global experience in one location. It opens from October to April every year.

6. Dubai Miracle Garden

Dubai Miracle Garden
Instagram Worthy 4.1 /5

16 km
from city center
6 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Highlights: Floral Displays and Designs, Variety of Flowe (Read More)rs, Thematic Gardens, Record-Breaking Attractions, Dubai Butterfly Garden, Smurfs Village

Dubai Miracle Garden is a breathtaking, world-renowned botanical garden located in the Dubailand district of Dubai. It's acclaimed for its stunning display of colorful flowers, unique floral arrangements, and imaginative landscaping, making it a prominent attraction in Dubai. It is open only from October to April every year.

7. Dubai Frame

Dubai Frame
3.8 /5

5 km
from city center
7 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

The Dubai Frame is the world's largest frame structure inspired by the logo of the World Expo 2020, located in Zabeel Park. The major highlights are the galleries holding audiovisual representations and projections ranging right from the city's origin to the future scape and the glass bridge walkway. From Deira’s Old Town to the Dubai Marina, one can witness a panoramic view of old and new Dubai through the frame.

8. The Museum of the Future

The Museum of the Future
Must Visit

2 km
from city center
8 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

The Museum of the Future, located in Dubai's Financial District, bridges the gap between the present and the future by blending technology and traditional art forms. It is split into three zones: the green hill, the building, and the void. By bringing researchers, ecologists, financers and environmentalists under its umbrella, the museum aims to create solutions to the possible problems that cities might face in the coming years. Spread across seven floors, this latest architectural marvel was added to Dubai in February 2022 and has been a tourist favorite ever since.

9. Watersports at Kite Beach

Watersports at Kite Beach
Great For Family Outing 3.0 /5

8 km
from city center
9 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Located in : Jumeirah

Kite Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Dubai located in the Jumeirah area. Known for its vibrant atmosphere, water sports, and recreational activities, it is set against the iconic Burj Al Arab creating a stunning and photogenic setting. As the name suggests, Kite Beach is renowned for its water sports, particularly kite surfing. The consistent wind conditions and flat water make it an ideal spot for kite surfers of all levels.

10. Palm Jumeirah

Palm Jumeirah
Must Visit 4.2 /5

17 km
from city center
10 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Located in : Jumeirah

Highlights: Aquaventure Waterpark, The Lost Chambers Aqua (Read More)rium, Dolphin Bay, The View at the Palm

Palm Jumeirah is a stunning man-made island and one of the most iconic landmarks in Dubai. It is designed in the shape of a palm tree, with a central trunk, a crown of 16 fronds, and a crescent surrounding the outer edge. The fronds and crescent of Palm Jumeirah are home to a mix of luxurious villas, apartments, high-end hotels, world-class dining, and exciting entertainment options like Atlantis the Palm, Aquaventure Waterpark, and the Lost Chambers Aquarium.

11. Abra Ride in Dubai Creek

Abra Ride in Dubai Creek

3 km
from city center
11 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

This Saltwater Creek is one of the major ports of UAE and divides the city into two parts and connects the trading port to the desert. You can hop aboard one of the traditional boats or abras that runs every few minutes from 6:00 AM between four stations along Dubai Creek. One route runs from Deira Old Souk Abra Station (near the Spice Souk) to Bur Dubai Abra Station (west of the Textile Souk). The second route runs from Al Sabkha Abra Station (just southwest of Baniyas Square) to Dubai Old Souk Abra Station.

12. Dubai Gold Souk

Dubai Gold Souk
Must Visit

8 km
from city center
12 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Located in : Deira

Dubai's famous gold souk is the world's largest gold market! Situated in Deira, this golden souk is the most famous and highly visited tourist spot in Dubai because of its excellent quality and designs of gold. With more than 350 jewellery traders and retailers, Gold Souk is restocked with at least 10 tons of gold daily.

13. Mall of the Emirates

Mall of the Emirates

12 km
from city center
13 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Highlights: Ski Dubai

The Mall of the Emirates, located in the Al Barsha area of West Dubai, is he "World’s first shopping resort." It has also been named the “World's Leading New Shopping Mall”. The Mall of the Emirates is home to a magnificent family leisure centre housing Ski Dubai, an indoor ski resort and Snow Park, the first of its kind in the Middle East.

14. Skydiving in Dubai

Skydiving in Dubai
4.2 /5

18 km
from city center
14 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Skydiving in Dubai is an adrenaline-pumping adventure like no other. Adventurers can take the leap from an aircraft and freefall over the city or the stunning Palm Jumeirah, offering a bird's-eye view of some of the world's most iconic landmarks. Whether you're an experienced skydiver or a first-timer, Dubai's well-equipped skydiving centers ensure a safe and exhilarating plunge into the skies, making it one of the most unforgettable experiences for thrill-seekers visiting this cosmopolitan city.

15. Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
Fun For Kids

1 km
from city center
15 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Located in : Downtown Dubai

Located on the ground floor of the Dubai Mall, the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo houses over 33,000 marine life occupying the 10 million liters of water within the tank. Stroll through the 48-meter tunnel, take a glass-bottom boat tour, get wet in a snorkeling cage or go swimming with the sharks.

16. AYA Dubai

AYA Dubai
Instagram Worthy

5 km
from city center
16 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

AYA, located within WAFI City Mall's atrium, offers an immersive and vibrant experience. Spanning an expansive 40,000 square feet, this space envelops you in cutting-edge sound, lighting, and technology divided into 12 distinct zones that comprise the AYA universe. The journey begins at Aurora, the core of the experience, where interactive touch technology engages visitors. and explores our invisible connections to beauty, both terrestrial and cosmic, and to each other.

17. Dubai Marina Waterfront

Dubai Marina Waterfront
Popular among Locals 4.1 /5

19 km
from city center
17 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Located in : Downtown Dubai

Nestled in the region popularly known as 'New Dubai', Dubai Marina is a conceptualized man-made canal city. It offers luxurious lifestyles through its exquisite waterfront development along the Persian Gulf shoreline. There are classy hotels and upscale shopping and other leisure options here. It also contains the Dubai Marina Mall Complex, a shopping and entertainment destination.

18. Aquaventure Waterpark

Aquaventure Waterpark
Fun For Kids 4.2 /5

17 km
from city center
18 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Located in : Jumeirah

One of the biggest water parks of Dubai, Aquaventure is located in the Atlantis hotel complex. This amazing water park offers a series of pools, shoots and flumes and a few thrilling rides. Adrenaline pumping Tower of Neptune and the equally exhilarating Tower of Poseidon are some of the key highlights of the park. Visitors can also relax at the Cabanas, have a nice meal at the various restaurants and shop some souvenirs at the many stores in the park.

19. Burj Al Arab

Burj Al Arab
3.9 /5

11 km
from city center
19 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Located in : Jumeirah

Established in 1999, Burj Al Arab is one of the premium hotels in Dubai, located on an artificial island off Jumeirah Road. Designed in the shape of a dhow sail, this iconic landmark houses an array of shiny chauffeur-driven limousines and a private helipad. A prior reservation (on its website) is required to get past the lobby security to visit its restaurant if you are not staying there.

20. Ski Dubai

Ski Dubai
Fun For Kids 4.3 /5

12 km
from city center
20 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Ski Dubai is an indoor ski resort located inside the Mall of the Emirates. With 22,500 square meters of indoor ski area, it is the largest indoor ski park in the world. The park has a Snow Park, ski slopes, an ice museum, and a skiing academy for those who wish to learn skiing. Apart from the regular facilities, Ski Dubai also hosts various events and concerts and a very cozy eatery called the Avalance Cafe, which has a balcony that faces the ski slopes.

21. Dubai Parks and Resorts

Dubai Parks and Resorts
Fun For Kids

41 km
from city center
21 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Highlights: Motiongate Dubai, Legoland Dubai, Riverland D (Read More)ubai

Dubai Parks and Resorts is the Middle East's largest integrated theme park destination, offering a wide range of attractions and experiences. It covers an impressive 25 million square feet and explores over 100 indoor and outdoor rides and attractions. It is home to three major theme parks (Motiongate Dubai, Bollywood Parks Dubai, Legoland Dubai), each with its unique offerings.

22. Dhow Cruise with Dinner

Dhow Cruise with Dinner
Great For Family Outing 3.0 /5

21 km
from city center
22 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Located in : Bur Dubai

The Dhow cruises in Dubai take you to the other side of this magnificent city with a ride through the historical places. It is best experienced through a dinner cruise. Dhow Cruise in Dubai operates mainly in Dubai Marina and Deira Creek. Depending on tour operators, the duration is about 2-3 hours.

23. Al Fahidi Neighbourhood

Al Fahidi Neighbourhood
Hidden Gem

7 km
from city center
23 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

The historical neighborhood of Dubai, Al Fahidi, is home to the 18th century Al Fahidi fort, coffee museum, House of Shiekh Saeed Al Maktoum, and Pearl Diving Exhibits of Dubai Museum. Regarded as a must-visit place in Dubai, this heritage site has preserved Old Dubai's culture in forts, mud houses, pictures, and experiences. In addition, the Souks in the heritage village offer fine jewels, pashminas, handicrafts, and more.

24. Dubai Outlet Village

Dubai Outlet Village

42 km
from city center
24 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

The Outlet Village is a shopping mall with many of the world’s best high-end fashion and lifestyle brands under one roof, with amazing discounts. You can also find excellent brands like Adidas, Calvin Klein, Armani, DKNY, Roberto Cavalli, and Tommy Hilfiger. With more than 100 stores, the village also provides an array of products, including footwear, home goods, and more.

25. Deep Dive Dubai

Deep Dive Dubai

0 km
from city center
25 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Located in the NAS Sports Complex, the deep dive pool is 60m deep with 14,000,000 liters of fresh water, rightly regarded as the Deepest Pool in the World. Deep Dive Dubai also houses a restaurant, a gift shop and a dive shop. Safety is of the utmost importance; hence, on-spot trainers and lifeguards alongside 56 cameras on the premises are constantly on watch. The underwater film studio is also worth a visit with its life-like sunken walls, cars and environment

26. Dubai Garden Glow

Dubai Garden Glow

4 km
from city center
26 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Dubai Garden Glow is the world's first park dedicated to glow-in-the-dark. Situated within Zabeel Park, this place is well known for extraordinary light architecture installations inspired by art objects from all across the world. Images of a giant jellyfish moving in time to the music while floating above the Zabeel Lake have mesmerized both children and adults, while the images of a sparkling Burj Khalifa are definitely awe-inspiring. It is open from October to April every year.

27. Dubai Spice Souk

Dubai Spice Souk

7 km
from city center
27 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Located in : Deira

Famous for its amazing quality and variety of herbs, spices and flavours, Dubai Spice Souks, also known as Old Souk, is all you need to visit for a visual as well as for a taste treat. The air is filled with a unique blend of smells and aromas. Situated in Deira, visitors can find other products like unique Arabian rugs and lanterns, dried fruits and traditional UAE clothing as well. It is the perfect place in Dubai for souvenir shopping.

28. Dubai Perfume Souk

Dubai Perfume Souk

8 km
from city center
28 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Dubai Perfume Souk is a fragranced paradise in the Deira district of Dubai. This traditional market offers extensive perfumes, essential oils, and fragrances from local and international brands. Visitors can explore various scents, from traditional Arabic perfumes to modern designer fragrances. The souk is a sensory delight where you can find various types of incense, scented oils, and unique perfume bottles. It's a must-visit destination for those interested in experiencing the rich world of Arabian fragrances and perfumery

29. Sky Views Dubai

Sky Views Dubai

0 km
from city center
29 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Sky Views Dubai, situated atop the Address Sky View Hotel in Downtown Dubai on levels 52 and 53, provides breathtaking views of the city, including the iconic Burj Khalifa, from a height of 219.5m above ground. This architectural wonder presents three unique attractions for unforgettable, thrilling sightseeing adventures: the Observatory, Glass Slide, and Edge Walk

30. IMG Worlds of Adventure

IMG Worlds of Adventure
Fun For Kids

14 km
from city center
30 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

IMG is the city’s first mega indoor theme park with world-class amenities and entertainment. Situated on the famous Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, this cartoon-themed park is next to Global village. It is full of live shows, attractive rides, movies and fantastic food options. Popular franchises there are characters from Frozen, Disney, Cars, Marvel, DC comics and more.

31. Jumeirah Mosque

Jumeirah Mosque
3.6 /5

3 km
from city center
31 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Located in : Jumeirah

Jumeirah Mosque is regarded as one of the most beautiful mosques in the UAE. Built exactly on lines of Cairo's Al Azhar Mosque that is eight times its size, this mosque is an excellent example of Islamic architecture. It is the only mosque in Dubai that is open to non-muslims. Its detailed architecture and design are even more glorified when lit up in the evening. It is also one of the most photographed mosques in the UAE.

32. The Walk at JBR

The Walk at JBR
Popular among Locals

20 km
from city center
32 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Located in : Jumeirah

The Walk at JBR near Dubai Marina is a beautiful avenue lined with swaying palms on either side, offering many shops and restaurants to its visitors. The Walk is nearly a mile-long stretch with plazas and arcaded doorways. The Walk hosts multiple events and festival venues and is a must-visit after sunset.

33. Jumeirah Beach

Jumeirah Beach
3.5 /5

4 km
from city center
33 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Located in : Jumeirah

Stretched along the coast, south of the city's historic Al Faihidi district, this sandy white strip of sand is among the top beach destinations for visitors to Dubai. For adventure buffs, there is a facility for various watersports like jet skiing, kitesurfing and more. For a quiet day at the beach, visitors can rent sun loungers too.

34. Dubai Safari Park

Dubai Safari Park
Great For Family Outing 3.8 /5

18 km
from city center
34 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

This beautiful park has over 3000 animals from across the globe and has become a popular attraction in Dubai for locals and tourists alike. The zoo is divided into various zones named as 'Villages', and these are classified based on the regions around the world in which the animals are based. They are Safari Village, African Village, Asian Village, Wadi Village, Arabian Village and Kids Farm which is a playground for children to learn about wildlife.

35. Dubai Festival City Mall

Dubai Festival City Mall

8 km
from city center
35 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Dubai Festival City Mall is a shopping and entertainment center located in the heart of Dubai. With 400 outlets, it offers a diverse shopping range from world-class brands to local boutiques. Comprising the largest food court in Dubai, with over 50 cafes and restaurants, it offers iconic waterfront dining on Festival Bay.

36. Alserkal Avenue

Alserkal Avenue

8 km
from city center
36 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Located in : Jumeirah

Alserkal Avenue is an arts and culture district in Al Quoz, Dubai. The Alserkal District accommodates several houses for local and global artists, art galleries, museums, performing platforms, design studios and exhibition halls.

37. Mohammed Bin Rashid Library

Mohammed Bin Rashid Library

7 km
from city center
37 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

The Mohammed Bin Rashid Library represents a fusion of cultures, civilizations, and education, serving as a unique cultural icon that reflects Dubai's rich heritage. Situated along the historic Dubai Creek and crafted as a traditional Islamic lectern, the library has nine levels spanning over 54000 sqm. The library has dedicated sections for Maps and atlases, media and arts, special collections, business and periodicals, and a young adult.

38. Aventura Park

Aventura Park

18 km
from city center
38 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Aventura Park is Dubai's largest zipline adventure park, sprawling over 35000 sqm of Ghaf Forest. Located inside Mushrif Park, it provides 80 exciting challenges and 24 zip lines spread across six circuits. From beginners to thrill seekers, each circuit has a different difficulty level, tier, and age group, which you can explore. For adventure enthusiasts, a difficult 25m Tarzan jump and 160m long zipline give a thriller experience.

39. Pier 7

Pier 7
Great For Couples

20 km
from city center
39 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Pier 7 located at Dubai Marina Mall is the mecca for food lovers and connoisseurs with a discerning taste. Home to not one or two but seven different world-class restaurants under one roof is what makes it the most sought-after destination for foodies. Designed to accommodate seven floors of fine dining experience with the city skyline as a backdrop, Pier 7 Dubai boasts of extraordinary architecture as well.

40. Xline Dubai

 Xline Dubai

19 km
from city center
40 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Created by Dubai’s adventure masters, XDubai, the Xline Dubai Marina is the worlds longest urban zip-line and indeed an thrilling sport that you will ever experience. The Xline at Dubai Marina has also broken world records by being the steepest and fastest zip-line till date. It stretches over a kilometre with an inclination of 16 degrees and an average speed of 80 km/h.

41. Ibn Battuta Mall

Ibn Battuta Mall
3.6 /5

23 km
from city center
41 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Situated on Sheikh Zayed Road, Ibn Battuta Mall is huge shopping complex named after a great explorer, Ibn Battuta. Narrating the journey of the famous 14th-century explorer, the mall is divided into six country-themed courts, Persian Court being the most popular one which is enveloped by a hand-painted dome. Apart from 270 shops, there are 50 restaurants and eateries, a 21-screen cinema, a trampoline park and a bowling alley.

42. Dubai Hills Mall

Dubai Hills Mall

12 km
from city center
42 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Dubai Hills Mall is a vibrant shopping and entertainment destination in the heart of Dubai Hills Estate, a prestigious and upscale residential community. This lifestyle hub is a new addition to the city's vast shopping scene, offering 600 outlets in a sprawling two million square feet of space for residents and visitors to explore the latest trends.

43. Madinat Jumeirah

Madinat Jumeirah

12 km
from city center
43 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Located in : Jumeirah

Situated in Dubai, Madinat Jumeirah is a luxurious 5-star resort. One of the largest resorts in Emirates, it has a private beach, several restaurants, ballrooms, an amphitheatre, fitness clubs, kids club, theatre rooms and a turtle sanctuary as well. Madinat Jumeirah has three grand hotels- Jumeirah Al Qasr, Jumeirah Mina A’salam and Jumeirah Al Naseem, and Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf which has summerhouses and villas. The resort also has its own Jumeirah Souk which has more than eighty shops, bars and restaurants.

44. Dragon Mart Dubai

Dragon Mart Dubai

15 km
from city center
44 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

The Dragon Mall in Dubai, better known as the Dragon Mart, is the largest trading hub for Chinese products outside mainland China since 2004. The 1.2 kilometer-long, 150,000 square meter dragon-shaped mall offers a stock of Chinese products at wholesale prices, housing about 4,000 distinctive stores in its arena. Comprising of Dragon Mart 1 and Dragon Mart 2, the extensive mall is one of the best places for shopping and dining in Dubai.

45. Dubai Hot Air Balloon Flight

Dubai Hot Air Balloon Flight
3.0 /5

12 km
from city center
45 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Glide up in a Hot air balloon over a serene desert to witness the breathtaking morning skies and mystery of the ocean of the sand. The view of green patches of oasis and a herd of camels makes for a perfect photographic scene. As you rise above the vision of sunset and sunrise, the background of the Hajjar Mountains is overwhelming.

46. Wild Wadi Waterpark

Wild Wadi Waterpark
Great For Family Outing 3.5 /5

11 km
from city center
46 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Located in : Jumeirah

Wild Wadi Water Park is one of the best waterparks in Dubai. Located in front of the iconic Burj Al Arab, Wild Wadi Water Park is themed around Juha, the character from the very popular folktale Arabian Nights. Apart from the rides, the water park also provides an excellent surfing experience.

47. OliOli

OliOli

5 km
from city center
47 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

OliOli located on Sheikh Zayed Road, is an interactive play area for children. While the galleries create a fun, joyful and safe atmosphere, they also create a learning space where children can explore topics like Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM).

48. Dubai Museum

Dubai Museum
3.8 /5

7 km
from city center
48 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Located in : Deira

Nestled in the Al-Fahidi Fort, this magnificent museum of Dubai was built in 1787 and is the oldest building in the Emirate. Restored in 1971 by the ruler of Dubai and then extensively renovated in 1995, this beautiful architecture houses the city's heritage and many important historical events. The exhibits in the museum vary from many traditional boats and a palm-leaf house to Emirati wind-tower.

49. Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary

Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary

9 km
from city center
49 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

With over 500 flamingos and several species of birds and fishes, Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary is a wetland reserve. Perfect for tourists, environmentalists, photographers and botanists, it is a protected area and has a large number of migratory birds, fishes, crustaceans and mammals. This delicate and vast ecosystem has three birding hides which allow visitors to explore and engage in bird spotting.

50. Dubai Dolphinarium

Dubai Dolphinarium
Great For Family Outing 4.1 /5

7 km
from city center
50 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Located in : Deira

Home to the majestic Black Sea bottlenose dolphins, Northern and Southern American fur seals, and exotic birds, the Dubai Dolphinarium is famous worldwide for its awe-inspiring and interactive shows. Located in Creek Park, a family entertainment and activity park in Dubai, the Dubai Dolphinarium is a major tourist attraction where people from all over the world flock in large numbers all around the year to enjoy exciting marine mammal and bird shows.

51. Bungee Jumping

Bungee Jumping

3 km
from city center
51 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

Bungee jumping in a city full of skyscrapers is a must-try when in Dubai. Gravity Zone is Dubai's first permanent bungee operator and takes you as high as 50 meters from where you will free fall! Get a fantastic view of the Dubai cityscape as you free fall to the view of the Burj Khalifa and the magnificent Dubai waterfront.

52. The View at the Palm

The View at the Palm

17 km
from city center
52 out of 113
Things To Do in Dubai

The View at the Palm is Dubai's scenic observation deck to enjoy incomparable views. Situated on the 52nd level of the Palm Tower, 240 meters high, you can enjoy a 360-degree view of Palm Jumeirah, Arabian Gulf, and more. This beautiful city's landmarks are easy to spot, with a premium lounge and outdoor terrace. The view exhibition has an engaging aquarium tunnel, floor mapping, and its history, which celebrates the vision and creativity of Palm Jumeriah.

Things to do in Dubai by Neighbourhood

FAQs on Dubai

Can you suggest an itinerary for Dubai?

Day 1: Arrive at the Dubai International Airport and drive to one of the hundred beautiful hotels in Dubai. Visit the Burj Khalifa Complex, Dubai Mall and end the day by visiting the beautiful Souq Al Bahar at the Madinat Jumeirah. 

Day 2: Spend an entire day at one of the many theme parks in Dubai. You can visit either Dubailand, Legoland, IMG World or cool off at one of the most exciting water parks in the world, Wild Wadi.

Day 3: Relax a bit today and take a stroll through Al Fahidi Town (Old Town Dubai), Old Souk Dubai and the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, the miracle garden.

Once the sun sets, take a canal cruise on the Abras at the Dubai Canal Cruise. 

Day 4: Spend a day in the beautiful Jumeirah area. Visit the ultra-luxurious Burj Al Arab, the palm islands and the Atlantis hotel and Explore underwater at the Lost Chambers Aquarium. Unwind at Kite Beach for a perfect finish to the day. 

How can I commute within Dubai?

Getting around in Dubai is quite easy with several options for local transportation available. Dubai Metro, local buses, monorails, waterbuses and Abras (motorized traditional wooden boats) are the available options. If you wish to frequently commute using public transport, we recommend you get a Nol Card. 

Nol Card

A Nol Card is an all-inclusive card that can be used when travelling via metro, trams, waterbuses and bus. They can also be used for inter-city bus services around Dubai. Children under the age of five years can travel free. For further information, visit the website www.nol.ae

Where to get it: They are available at major bus stations, RTA offices and also the latest online portal where you can apply for it.
Price:
First-time purchase charges: Starting at AED 6
Maximum top-up: AED 500

Four types of cards:
1. Gold Card: 
Price: First-time charges - AED 19 and credit of AED 6, Max Top Up - AED 500
Valid For: 5 Years
Accepted in: All modes of public transport in UAE and access to Metro Gold Class Seats

2. Silver Card: 
Price: First-time charges - AED 19 and credit of AED 6, Max Top Up - AED 1000
Valid For: 5 Years
Accepted in: All modes of public transport in UAE

3. Personalised Card: 
Price: First-time charges - AED 50 and credit of AED 20, Max Top Up - AED 5000
Valid For: 5 Years
Accepted in: All modes of public transport in UAE
Note: You can recover your balance if your card gets stolen or is lost. Online application available

4. Red Card: 
Price: First-time charges - AED 2 and credit of AED 4, Max Top Up - AED 500
Valid For: 90 Days
Accepted in: Metro, Bus and Tram only
Note: For a max of 10 journeys

Modes of Transport Within Dubai

1. Metro: 
Number of stations: 50
Starting Price: AED 2 - AED 6.5 per ticket

2. Bus:
Main Bus stations: Al Ghubaiba, Al Karama 
Starting Price: AED 3 - AED 17

3. Taxi:
Starting Price: AED 18 for 3kms

4. Dubai Tram:
Price: AED 3 per ride
Route: To see the Dubai Tram map, click here

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How much does a package cost for Dubai?

The packages for Dubai start at INR 8661 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

What are the top sightseeing places in Dubai?

The top sightseeing places in Dubai are Burj Khalifa, Palm Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, The Dubai Mall, Global Village Dubai.

What are the top shopping places in Dubai?

The top shopping places in Dubai are The Dubai Mall, Global Village Dubai, Dubai Gold Souk.

What are the top activities in Dubai?

The top activities in Dubai are Burj Khalifa Observation Deck Ticket in Dubai, Burj Khalifa + Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo Combo Tickets, [SALE] Abu Dhabi Full Day Join-In Tour , Ski Dubai, IMG Worlds of Adventure, [SALE] Ferrari World with Free Shuttle.

What are the top hotels in Dubai?

There are 2877 Hotels in Dubai which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Dubai are Apartment w/Private Beach Access, Houst Holiday Homes - Ocean Heights, Green Future Holiday Homes - Metro Access 1 Bed Lake View JLT, Two Bedroom Apartment - Princess Tower, Dubai Downtown View 5, HME Holiday Homes - Royal Oceanic Dubai Marina. You can see all the hotels in Dubai here

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