It’s world tourism day and there is no better place to be a tourist than in Dubai! We are so lucky to call Dubai our home with all the incredible activities at our disposal. So this world tourism day, be a tourist in your own city – because it’s so easy to be one!
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Walk up the world’s largest photo frame and take in the most stunning views of the iconic skyline within a single structure. The frame measures 150 metres high and 93 metres wide.
At The Top – Burj Khalifa
Here’s an activity that will really get you feeling like a tourist! Take a trip up the tallest building in the world, which just happens to be in our backyard. It’s a fantastic experience and the whole family will love it.
The Flying Cup
An uplifting perspective located on The Beach, JBR. Flying Cup is a ride designed to take passengers up to a height of a 12 story building and give them a 360° panoramic view of their surroundings. Passengers travel with their feet dangling freely in the air for a unique sensation of freedom and excitement. Grab a drink, enjoy the spectacular views, and don’t forget the selfie!
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo has everything to keep the entire family happy entertained! The 10-million litre tank, located on the ground level of The Dubai Mall, is the largest suspended aquariums in the world. It houses thousands of aquatic animals, comprising over 140 species.
Over 300 sharks and rays live in this tank, including the largest collection of Sand Tiger sharks in the world. A must see!
Dhow Cruise Dinner at The Creek
There’s no way to be a tourist in Dubai without hitting old town! Glide down the tranquil Dubai Creek on the traditional Arabian dhow, this two-hour cruise usually begins after sunset and covers almost the entire of Dubai Creek.
Once you board the wooden dhow on Dubai Creek, you’ll be offered a welcome drink, and as soon as the cruising begins, you can dine on an inspired range of freshly prepared gourmet specialties, including original Emirati dishes topped off with a luscious array of desserts.
The most incredible experience in town. Ever been to a snow park in a desert? Ski Dubai will change that, enjoy a family day at the slopes with access to all the main activities and attractions to be found in this spectacular winter wonderland!
Here’s a fun way to be a tourist! Enjoy a safari on the beautiful dunes of Dubai. Check out this package that offers six hours of untainted fun. A mix of adventure, cultural entertainment, and sumptuous dinner under the stars.
The highlight of the tour is an exciting 4×4 drive deep into the desert followed by a visit to the traditional Arabic Bedouin campsite, to capture the real essence and beauty of the desert, as you relish traditional Arabic coffee, smoke a flavored Shisha, and belly dance and tanura shows.
Old Souk Dubai
One of the must visit places in town to capture the historic atmosphere and explore Dubai! Old Souk Dubai or Textile Souk is a traditional market located in Bur Dubai where you can dine at cafés tucked into the serene courtyards of the Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood. Features lots of buildings made of sand colored stones with wooden roofs making the building cool even in hot days.
At Dubai Textile Souk, you will find anything from modern dress to traditional ones. The souk looks colorful because of the innumerable numbers of clothes hanging in front of the shops. You can purchase ethnic wears from the textile souk such as belly dancing outfits, Arabic slippers with jewels, etc.
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