Tips & Tricks
Dubai Dolphinarium (Bur Dubai, near the Children’s City, Dubai) – Opened in May 2008, Dubai Dolphinarium is the first fully air conditioned indoor (temp 21-25c) Dolphinarium in the Middle East, providing habitat to dolphins and seals. The public can interact with them through live shows and photo sessions. The Dolphinarium has a seating capacity of […]
Wild Wadi Water Park (Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai) — When it comes to excitement, you just can’t get enough at Wild Wadi! For one adrenalin rush after another, try the 80 kms/hr downhill hurtle on the 33 metre high Jumeirah Sceirah; the 1.5 metre high waves at Breakers Bay; the 170 metre […]
Dubai Aquarium (Dubai Mall — Burj Khalifa complex, Financial Center Road, Dubai) — The world’s largest aquarium window brings you face-to-face with enormous Sand Tiger Sharks, graceful Stingrays, giant Groupers and shimming shoals of pelagic fish.
Dubai World Cup (Meydan Race Course, Al Meydan Road, Nad Al Sheba, Dubai) – with horses being popular with Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum and throughout the Gulf region (as part of that area’s heritage), horse races are as serious as endeavor here, as hockey is in Canada, and baseball is in America. Held […]
Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship (Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, 31A Street, Garhoud, near Dubai International Airport, Dubai) – this is a world class tennis tournament that takes places in this arena every February, and regularly attracts the top names in the tennis world, such as Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Juan Martin del […]
Dinner Cruise — Cruise along the Dubai creek on traditional Arabic Dhows or more modern cruisers and enjoy an especially prepared gourmet cuisine. Various tour groups organize such outings, like “Cruises Dubai” (www.cruisesdubai.net), “Xclusive Cruise” (www.xclusivecruise.com), “Dubai Dhow Dinner Cruise” (www.dubaidhowdinnercruise.net), and others.