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 […]
Emirates Golf Club (Emirates Hills – off Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai) — Emirates Golf Club, host of the European Tour sanctioned “Omega Dubai Desert Classic” and Omega Dubai Ladies Masters, was the first all grass championship golf course in the Middle East when it opened in 1988. Famed American golfer Tiger Woods won that event […]
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 […]
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.
Dubai Autodrome (Sheikh Zayed Road, toward Umm Suqeim Road at the Arabian Ranches interchange , Dubai) – located 20 minutes from Dubai’s city center, the Dubai Autodrome is the region’s first fully integrated motorsports facility. The complex, a part of the Union Properties Motorcity development, not only includes an FIA sanctioned 5.39km circuit, which offers […]
Ski Dubai (Mall of the Emirates – off of Sheikh Zayed Road at the 4th interchange towards Al Barsha, Dubai) — opened in 2005, Ski Dubai is the first indoor ski resort in the Middle East (a 22,500 square meter facility) and offers an amazing snow setting to enjoy skiing, snowboarding and tobogganing, or just […]