Dubai's Unique Outdoor Scene

Outdoor Activities in Dubai

Dubai is a paradise when it comes to adventurous activities. It offers adrenaline seekers thrilling desert activities to water fun parks and indoor ski resorts.


Desert Safari
This off-road Arabian adventure takes you from the bustle of Dubai city to the desert of golden sand dunes. Travel to the desert and experience dune bashing (desert driving).

In the evening, enjoy an Arabian BBQ buffet dinner and dessert beside a blazing bonfire with traditional cups of coffee and dates, underneath the pitch-black night sky. Be entertained by belly dancing to traditional Arabic music.


Burj Khalifa 'At the Top'
Take sightseeing to new heights with an entrance ticket to Burj Khalifa's 'At the Top,' one of the world’s tallest observation decks, located on the skyscraper’s 124th floor. After entering through Dubai Mall, enjoy a multi-media presentation about Dubai’s history, and then zoom up to the observation deck by high-speed elevator to enjoy free time ogling the views. See Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Marina, Burj Al Arab and more; it's as if the the city was built to be seen from this vantage point!


Ski Dubai
Ski Dubai is the first indoor ski resort in the Middle East and offers an amazing snow setting to enjoy skiing, snowboarding and tobogganing, or just playing in the snow. Young or old, there is something for everyone, from the beginner to the snow sport enthusiast. Ski Dubai is a unique mountain-themed attraction that offers you the opportunity to enjoy real snow in Dubai all year round. Ski Dubai is located in the Mall of the Emirates.

Aquaventure Water Park
A huge, 97-acre water park, Aquaventure offers a themed Mayan atmosphere, lush landscaping, unique water rides and attractions, and opportunities to interact with animals. The ingenious "transportainment" system that connects all of the Power Tower attractions doesn't eliminate lines, it allows guests to remain in their inner tubes and immersed in the water while they float from one ride to the next.


Wild Wadi
Wild Wadi Waterpark is a water theme park located in the city of Dubai that covers an area of 12 acres and comprises of 24 adrenaline-pumping state-of-the-art rides and slides. Wild Wadi is located along the Jumeirah Beach Road, approximately a 20-minute drive from the city centre.


The Dubai Fountain
Set on the 30-acre Burj Khalifa lake, the fountain shoots water jets as high as 150 m, equivalent to that of a 50-storey building. The fountain is set to popular music with regular show time daily.  It was designed by California-based WET, the creators of the Fountains of Bellagio in Las Vegas.

The Dubai Dolphinarium
Dubai Dolphinarium is an amazing place, where the confluence of nature and science makes for exiting journey on an Edutainment Marine Adventure.
It provides solid family entertainment and education about dolphins, seals, and other marine life.


IMG Worlds of Adventure
Fun, excitement, speed - and even 5D, you can expect all this in the enormous theme park, which is the size of 28 football pitches. With the most up-to-date and exciting rides, IMG World will bring your favourite characters to life. There are themed rides for younger visitors with Ben 10, Gumball, the Powerpuff Girls and LazyTown, while older visitors can delve into the world of Marvel heroes: Spider-Man, Hulk, Iron Man, Thor and The Avengers. You will also come across life-size animated dinosaurs in the Lost Valley. 


Dubai Parks and Resorts
Children will not be able to contain their excitement in the labyrinth of enormous theme parks such as Motiongate™, Bollywood Parks™ and LEGOLAND®, while the adults can relax on Riverland™ Boulevard which is home to restaurants and exciting entertainment programmes. The luxury Polynesian-style hotel, The Lapita™, is situated in the theme park offering guests easy access to the facilities on offer.


VOX Cineplex
VOX Cineplex is a movie theatre adjacent to Grand Hyatt Dubai, showcasing the latest blockbusters from Hollywood to Bollywood.


Dubai Zoo
The oldest zoo in the Arabian Peninsula with approximately 230 animal species.

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