Find The Best Attractions IN Dubai
It is the perfect city to enjoy with that special someone in your life. Book a table at any of the superb dining spots available, for a night to remember. From beautiful sunsets to enjoy with your loved one on the amazing Arabian Gulf, to the sky high panoramic views across the whole city.
The Dubai Fountains
This attraction is free of charge and lasts for a couple minutes, visible from every point of the surrounding lake from neighbouring areas. It is a choreographed fountain system that is set on the 12 Hectare man made Burj Khalifa Lake, centre of Dubai.
Dubai Miracle Garden
This is a flower garden in the district of Dubailand, occupying over 72,000 square metres, making it the largest natural flower garden in the word. It features over 50 million different flowers and 250 million plants. Opening on the 14th February 2013, it brought colour and wildlife to the desert.
Atlantis Aquaventure Water Park
The waterpark promises a world of excitement for the whole family to enjoy. Get your pulse racing on 30 slides and attractions, laugh your way down Dubai’s Lazy river, or relax on the 500m private beach. Thrill-seekers can scream down the waterslides, families can enjoy the safety of splashers island and animal lovers can get up and personal with the Dolphins, sea lions, sharks or stingrays.
This is an architectural landmark in the Zabeel Park. It has been described by the guardian newspaper as the “biggest picture frame on the planet”. The frame allows you to see two sides of Dubai from either angle. One side you represent the modern side of Dubai with all its glamour and ambition, the other side you see the heritage. Where residents past dived for pearls and traded spices. Perfect for those looking for that mesmerising picture.
Burj Al Arab
This is one of the most luxurious hotels to stay in that stands on an artificial island 280 meters from Jumeirah Beach. It’s only connection to the mainland is a private curving bridge. The shape of the structure is designed to mimic the sail of a ship. This hotel also holds a helipad, which can double up as a tennis court. Are you good with heights?
Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
A 10 million litre tank containing 33,000 aquatic animals and one of the largest sand tiger shark collections in the world. The aquarium rises to the third floor of the Dubai Mall and is home to 140 species of sea life, and offers many amazing ways to experience this underwater world. Why not stroll through the 48 metre tunnel with the aquarium flowing above your head, with fish and sharks gliding past you. Or, if you are brave enough you can go snorkelling or don an oxygen tank to go swimming with sharks and stingrays. You can also get a turn on the submersible simulator, a glass bottom boat ride, fish feeding experiences or even tours of the baby shark and crocodile area.
Abra Creek Crossing
The ultimate authentic way to travel along the water. The bustling Dubai creek has been the life line of the city for many generations and will continue to entice visitors to this day. You can hop aboard one of the many traditional boats or abras to cross and get to the city centre. These abras or water taxis run every few minutes through the day, therefore you will never be without a ride. Each abra holds around 20 passengers, with 150 working the two routes between destinations. You can even hire your own boat for the day. Not only will it take you from one place to the next, you will get to see trade cargo, wooden dhows and the occasional ship moving across.
The Lost Chambers Aquarium
An aquarium like no other, providing you a real life journey under the sea. You can surround yourself with sea life in a jaw dropping way at the hotel Atlantis, the Palm. Like the hotel, it is designed around the theme of the lost city, the underwater tunnels serve as an immersive experience into a lost civilisation of shop wrecks and ruins. You’ll encounter the most amazing and colourful collection of underwater life in 10 huge chambers as you dive deeper into the water.
Dubai Spice Souk
An array of flavours that will be sure to spice up your life. This is both colourful and aromatic so brace yourself for a full sensory experience. Countless flavours and recipes will greet you as you make your way through this traditional spice market which is still trading to this day. Wander among the different stalls and chat to vendors who will be able to give you perfect ideas on how to use various spices, with not all of them being designed for cooking. A perfect learning experience from first hand residents. Whether you are a cooking expert or look to experiment, you will be sure to discover many new flavours here.
Mall of the Emirates
If you’re finding it a bit too hot in Dubai, and fancy a cool down, why not visit the indoor ski slopes at The Emirates Mall? Something you may find impossible to ski in the desert, but in Dubai anything is possible. Located within the Mall of the Emirates, you will find one of the most innovative, iconic and exciting tourist attractions to be found in the middle east. You can play with penguins, build snowmen, roll down the snowy hills, ride a bobsled or even explore a snow cavern. Experience real snow and real winter conditions all inside a shopper centre all year round. As well as this, The Emirates Mall houses shopping, dining and theatre experiences too!