30 Things to do in Dubai

April 8, 2021
Entertainment, Amusement, wildlife, snow, beaches, food, shopping, desert, skyscrapers, you name it and Dubai has it all.

Dubai is known for luxurious shopping, ultramodern architecture, and happening nightlife. Dubai never fails to amaze us and every time you visit Dubai there is always something new to explore. There are so many places to visit in Dubai and so many things to do, that your holidays in Dubai can never be enough. So we have compiled a list of 30 things you could do out of the many in Dubai city.

1. Desert Safari

Dubai Desert Safari - Dune Bashing

Experience a [Desert Safari}(https://in.musafir.com/Blog/Dubai_s_Desert_Safari.aspx) with thrilling dune bashing, beautiful belly, and tanoura dances and barbecue dinner.

2. Ski Dubai

Ski Dubai

Ski down snowy peaks, build a snow man, enjoy a chairlift ride, and many more snow based activities at Ski Dubai.

3. Burj Khalifa

Dubai Burj Khalifa

Visit the observation deck at Burj Khalifa and get a bird’s eye view of the glistening city from the tallest building in the world.

  1. Dubai Fountain
Dubai Fountain

View the spectacular choreographed fountain show at The Dubai Fountain, which holds the record for largest and tallest musical fountain.

5. Dubai City Tour

Dubai City Tour

Explore the city through a Dubai City Tour, see the cultural side of Dubai by a visit to the Jumeirah Mosque and Dubai Museum, to watching the marvelous cityscape and beaches. You could also opt for a Hop-on Hop-off bus tour.

6. Dhow Cruise

Dhow Cruise Dubai

Enjoy music, dance, and a delicious barbecue buffet dinner on the Dhow Cruise in the calm waters of Dubai Creek and Dubai Marina.

7. Malls

Dubai Malls

Dubai is a heaven for shopaholics, Shop at huge modern malls housing top brands from across the globe. Visit malls like Dubai Mall, Mall of Emirates, Ibn Battuta mall, Dubai Outlet Mall, etc. The best time to visit these malls is during the Dubai Shopping Festival to avail exciting deals and offers.

8. Souks

Dubai Gold Souk

Visit the traditional as well as contemporary souks of Dubai like the spice souk, gold souk, perfume souk, Bur Dubai souk, Souk Madinat, Meena bazaar, etc

9. Dubai Miracle Garden

Dubai Miracle Garden

Get mesmerized by the beautiful array of colourful flowers at the Dubai Miracle garden. It is the world’s largest natural flower garden with over 45 million flowers. You will find vibrant structures like castles, animals, shapes adorned and made with plants.

10. Global Village

Dubai Global Village

Take a journey around the World at the Global Village, a multicultural entertainment, food, shopping, and amusement festival with pavilions of over 25 countries.

11. Bastakiya Quarter

Bastakiya Quarter

Explore the Bastakiya Quarter of Dubai, walk through the historic heritage of Dubai, a representation of what the city looked like during the 18th century.

12. Dubai Parks and Resorts

Dubai Parks and Resorts

Have a fun-filled day at Dubai Parks and Resorts, the Middle east’s largest integrated theme park comprising of 4 themed parks, Legoland, Motiongate, Riverland, and Bollywood Park.

13. Dubai Frame

Dubai Frame

Visit the world's largest picture frame that provides a view of both Old and New Dubai. The Dubai Frame has a museum on its ground floor.

14. Glow Garden

Dubai Glow Garden

Glow garden features spectacular glow-in-the-dark-themed artwork from across the globe. The garden also features entertaining acts and live performances.

15. Beaches

Dubai Beaches

Whether your in a mood to relax and soak up the sun or enjoy water sports or take a stroll, the beautiful white sand beaches of Dubai are your go do destinations. Beaches like the Kite beach, Jumeirah beach, La Mer, Al Mamzar also have showers, changing rooms, and lifeguards.

16. Abra Ride

Dubai Abra Ride

Hop on to a traditional water taxi - The Abra, across the Dubai Creek. It is an affordable 10-minute boat ride.

17. Jumeirah Mosque

Jumeirah Mosque

Visit the Jumeirah mosque. It is the only mosque in Dubai that allows non-Muslims to enter and experience divinity.

18. Cuisine

Dubai Local Cuisnine

Try out the local cuisines and special Arabic coffee.

19. Dubai Museum

Dubai Museum

Get a glimpse of Dubai’s heritage and culture by visiting the Dubai Museum at Al Fahidi Fort. Al Fahidi fort is one of the oldest buildings of the city.

20. La Perle Show

La Perle show

Attend a La Perle show, an astonishing aqua-based live show with artists from around the world performing breathtaking acrobatics while portraying a story inspired by the spirit of Dubai.

21. Atlantis Dubai

Dubai Atlantis

Stay at Atlantis, The Palm or Palm Jumeirah, built on an artificial palm shaped island and experience luxurious living. While here you can also enjoy a fun filled day at Aquaventure Waterpark and The Lost Chambers.

22. Hot Air Balloon

Hot Air Balloon

Float among the clouds on a Hot air balloon ride with an amazing you of the pristine Dubai desert. Spot native wildlife and enjoy an in flight falcon show.

23. Dubai Dolphinarium

Dubai Dolphinarium

Get entertained by playful dolphins, jolly seals, and talented birds at the Dubai dolphinarium as they put on an aww-worthy show.

24. Skydive

Sky Diving

Skydive 13,000 feet above Palm Jumeirah and get an amazing aerial view of the Palm Islands, World Islands and Dubai’s cityscape or you could also opt to skydive at the desert. If the heights scare you or want to get the feel before an actual dive then iFLY Dubai is the place to head for an indoor skydiving experience.

25. Zipline

Zip Line Dubai

Zipline 1800 feet above Dubai fountain at a speed of 60-80 km/hr on the world's fastest and longest urban zipline landing on the terrace of Dubai Marina Mall.

26. IMG Worlds of Adventure

IMG World Dubai

Head to IMG Worlds of Adventure to have a fun-filled day with adrenaline-pumping rides and attraction at this indoor theme park.

27. Yacht Tour

Dubai Yacht Tour

You could book a luxurious yacht and explore the top landmarks lining the shores of Dubai.

28. Dubai Marina

Dubai Marina

Stroll through Dubai Marina, lined with cafes, pop-up stalls, restaurants, boutiques and fashion outlets. The Marina often hosts events and street shows.

29. Helicopter Tour

Dubai Atlantis - Helicopter ride

Take a private helicopter tour of Dubai City. Spot the famous landmarks and enjoy an unobstructed aerial view of the city.

30. The Gevora

The Gevora hotel

Dine at the world’s tallest hotel, The Gevora. Located at Sheikh Zayed Road, this 356 meters tall has outdone the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel by just one meter.