5 Unique Things To Do In Dubai

 green01   October 4, 2012

Dubai holidays double your traveling pleasure where antiquity meets contemporary comfort. Some holidays are not for everybody, however Dubai is a magnetic draw to meet and exceed most lifestyles. Laze the day away on a powder sand beach or live it up in a city center pub. Dubai holidays hit the spot for the ultimate in rest, relaxing and plenty to do when you feel like it.

Millions of international tourists pack the streets in search of their next Dubai experience. Shop till you drop or rev up your engines for water sports, theme parks and a few surprises. To make the most of your next trip to fabulous Dubai, make your list and check it twice to ensure you get to your favorite activities. If you need a head start with your Dubai wish list, take a tip from the experts and pencil these places in.

1. Ski Dubai

Ski Dubai

Ski Dubai – Source

This expansive indoor ski run has everything you need for a challenging day on the slopes. Situated in the heart of the city, Ski Dubai makes a great escape to beat the heat. No need to pack your case with bulky winter gear; Ski Dubai rents it all with skis, snowboards, waterproof clothing and gloves. Expert ski instructors are on hand to give you a few tips, then off you go over the edge for an invigorating swish to the finish line. Knock yourself out on the slopes and take a break in the Swiss cafe for hot beverages and light snacks. Ski Dubai is ideal for the novice to the pro and makes a great day out with the kids.

2. The Jumeirah Beach Walk

The Jumeirah Beach Walk

The Jumeirah Beach Walk – Source

This famous stretch of residential properties and social hangouts is located at the Dubai Marina. Take a leisurely stroll and stop for a meal on this safe and scenic beach path teeming with places to eat and people to watch. The promenade is bustling by day and comes alive after dark and is an excellent stop to meet the friendly locals.

3. Dolphin Bay

Dolphin Bay

Dolphin Bay – Source

This fantastic dolphin encounter experience is the best in its class in the Middle East. Expert trainers give a comprehensive lecture on the dolphin’s ecology, daily training habits and the necessary instruction to make your dolphin encounter a hit. Swimming skills are not required to touch and interact with these dolphins. The shallow waters make the experience a snap for children and non-swimmers to jump in and have a blast. Personal photography is not allowed, however professionally packaged photos are offered at a fair price. Your photographic journey with the dolphins is not included in the package price. So if you are a bit camera shy, simply walk away from the offer.

4. Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve

Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve

Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve – Source

The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve is a protected area of over 225 km2 in the rugged sand dunes. Wildlife and plant life flourish in the wide open spaces ready for you to roam. This is one Arabian adventure you do not want to miss and keeps the action coming from your pick-up in a 4×4 Jeep to the sunset belly dancing on the sand. Pick up the pace with desert camel rides, ATVs, cocktails and a perfect night out with pals. Live the dream in grand Arabian style with a desert adventure beyond compare.

5. The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

Dubai Mall Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

Dubai Mall Aquarium and Underwater Zoo – Source

This state-of-the-art facility brings magnificent marine creatures up-close and personal. Walk past, around and through enormous aquariums to find your favorite sea life and watch them in action when they play. Swim with the sharks but don’t fear The Reaper in a protected underwater cage ideal for the faint of heart. The Cage welcomes children, however, they must be at least 10 years old and accompanied by an adult. Shark dives are open to persons who who not have a PADI diving license; in fact you don’t even have to know how to swim. The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is more than just an exhibition; its an underwater experience you will never forget.

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