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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Dubai Ice Rink (Doha Street – off 1st Interchange, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai) — The Olympic-size ice rink boasts world-class facilities. Whether you want to learn skating, perfect your technique, play ice hockey, socialise with friends or just have a great time, this spectacular venue is the coolest place to hang out, any time of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.