Indulge in a slow cruise and a meal along Dubai Creek in a traditional Bedouin dhow.
Horse And Camel Racing
Whilst betting is prohibited in Dubai you can still visit the Meydan Racecourse and watch some of the world's best-bred animals racing at a unique venue in the middle of the desert.
Dubai is a golfer's paradise. There are seven courses to choose from including the venues of the European PGA tour - the Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club and the famous Emirates Golf Club. The Nad al Sheeba Golf Club offers night golf for the enthusiasts who want to beat the summer heat of Dubai!
Voted one of the Top 100 golf courses outside of the US by Golf Digest, Emirates Golf Club boasts two of the city’s finest must-see courses: The Majlis and The Faldo, as well as a nine-hole, Par-Three course, golf academy, a variety of restaurants and bars, gymnasium and tropical swimming pool.
The Majlis is the home of world-class events such as the Dubai Desert Classic and the Dubai Ladies' Masters.
Redesigned by golf legend and six-time major winner Nick Faldo, Emirates Golf Club’s second course, The Faldo, combines a stunning visual design with the nuances and challenges of a championship course.
Measuring 1,239 yards from the blue tees, the Par-Three course is ideal for practicing iron play, as well as for family or introductory golf.
4WD Sand Bashing
The easiest way to get at the dunes outside the city is on a four-wheel-drive safari.
Enjoy the thrill of the largest and most exciting waterpark in the Middle East. Aquaventure is overflowing with 42 fun-filled acres of Master Blasters, speedslides, rivers, rapids, Splashers, children’s play areas, lush tropical landscapes and a private beach.
Wild Wadi Waterpark
A state-of-the-art waterpark described as the ‘coolest fun under the sun,’ experience adrenalin-pumping rides and attractions . It is situated between Burj Al Arab and Jumeirah Beach.
Hot Air Ballooning
Enjoy a hot-air balloon ride with views of giant red sand dunes, green oases, gazelles and wandering camels. You can opt for a flight over the dunes at sunrise.
The Mall of the Emirates has an indoor ski slope with real snow,. Ski Dubai is the first indoor ski resort in the Middle East where you can enjoy skiing, snowboarding and tobogganing or just playing in the snow. It has five runs that vary in difficulty, height and steepness, the longest run being 400 meters with a fall of over 60 meters. It also houses the huge interactive Snow Park, which at 3000-square meters is the largest indoor snow park in the world.
Explore the Emirates
One of seven emirates making up the UAE, Dubai is a great location to explore neighbouring regions on a day trip. Tours to the city of Abu Dhabi are regularly arranged. Experience the city's striking examples of modern architecture and intriguing interpretations of Islamic themes encapsulated in today’s modern materials.
Alternatively, venture 140 kilometres to the foot of the mountains, and the historical city of Al Ain. Known for its modern charms mixed with the lush, green beauty of public parks, gardens and wide boulevards, Al Ain is also known as the 'Garden City' and is one of the most important agricultural centres and archaeological sites of the Emirates.
Dubai Marina was envisaged to create an awe-inspiring city-within-a city that delights residents with its cosmopolitan, free-spirited atmosphere and unique, invigorating lifestyle. The marina is mostly home to apartments and hotels but also a mall with some great drinking and dining.