Things to Do in United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates isn't just a place for exceptional hotels and unrivalled dining opportunities; it's an urban mecca of rich and diverse experiences that lend themselves to creating memories you'll simply never forget. Our inventory of attractions and things to do in the Middle East equips us to well exceed your expectations. Dune buggies and desert safaris followed by BBQ's and belly dancers in Bedouin tents, sunset cruises and helicopter rides over the palm islands skim only the surface of activities in the UAE, which cater for all the family.

Things to do

It's a destination of extremes and while it's a particularly small country, there's no shortage of wild and wonderful things to do. Plunge into the Dubai Mall Aquarium, glide down the slopes at an indoor ski resort, dine at the world's only seven-star hotel or pay a visit to Yas Marina Circuit, the Middle East's home to Formula 1, and enjoy a high-octane drive experience.

Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner

Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner

Desert, United Arab Emirates

No trip to Dubai is complete without experiencing a desert safari. Embark upon an unparalleled adventure over the golden sand dunes in a 4x4 followed by a magical evening in a traditional Bedouin camp.

Overnight Safari

Overnight Safari

Desert, United Arab Emirates

Enjoy a magical night away from the busy city life of Dubai under the star-lit skies and surrounded by the golden sands of the Arabian desert.

Visit the Burj Khalifa

Visit the Burj Khalifa

Dubai - Downtown, United Arab Emirates

Venture to the top of the tallest structure in the world and enjoy the incredible unobstructed 360 degree views over Dubai from the open observation deck 'At the Top'.

Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark

Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark

Jumeirah Beach, Dubai

Enjoy the exhilarating rides at Dubai's buzzing waterpark Aquaventure, located at the Atlantis The Palm hotel. A fun-filled outing for all the family with wild rides, a shark filled lagoon and attractions for all ages.

Dhow Cruise with Dinner

Dhow Cruise with Dinner

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Enjoy a romantic dinner aboard a traditional Arabic Dhow while you take in the views of either the old city from the Dubai Creek or the modern cityscape from the Marina under a star lit sky.

Dune Buggy Adventure

Dune Buggy Adventure

Desert, United Arab Emirates

Perfect for adrenalin seekers, this excursion will allow you to experience the thrill of a wild ride in the golden sand dunes of the open desert in a powerful dune buggy.

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Hot Air Balloon Flight at Sunrise

Hot Air Balloon Flight at Sunrise

Desert, United Arab Emirates

Experience an unforgettable sunrise over the desert dunes whilst you soar over the golden sands in a hot air balloon.

Learn to Play Polo in Dubai

Learn to Play Polo in Dubai

Desert, Dubai

Offering the perfect introduction to the world's oldest and fastest team game, a polo lesson at Dubai's Polo Academy is a great opportunity to learn the rules and the key skills of the game, riding and hitting.

Palm Cruise

Palm Cruise

Desert, United Arab Emirates

Cruise around this manmade wonder which is not only an architectural feat but also home to some of the most opulent houses and hotels in the country.

Cruise
Seaplane Flight over Dubai

Seaplane Flight over Dubai

Dubai - Jumeirah Beach, United Arab Emirates

Enjoy a magical seaplane flight over Dubai and take in the architectural wonders of this ultra-modern city from the sky.

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