These unusual things to do in Dubai will make your trip unforgettable
Dubai, located in the Middle East is one of the most luxurious cities in the entire world. This exciting destination mixes modern culture with history, adventure with entertainment and world class shopping with local produce. There are lots of hidden treasures in Dubai for everyone to discover! In this blog, our Travelmood travel expert Orlagh lists the most unusual things to do in Dubai during your trip.
Go Shark diving in a shopping mall
Home to close to 30,000 marine creatures and approximately 400 sharks and rays, Dubai holds the world’s largest indoor aquarium and underwater zoo. At Dubai Mall, you can dive underwater and experience the thrill of a lifetime. Whether you are a certified diver or not, you can look forward to coming face to face with the largest collection of sand tiger sharks in the world. Don’t be too scared – with professional divers by your side you are in safe hands.
Cool down in an ice-bar
It’s not all sun, sand, and sea in Dubai! Visit the Chillout Lounge a famous ice bar which blends stunning interior design with sub-zero temperatures to make for a truly unique experience. Take a break away from the sun and enjoy an ice-cold drink from the bar in your specially provided thermal clothing.
Take part in a full moon desert drumming session
Spend an evening under the stars in the desert while enjoying a barbecue dinner and a professionally led drumming session. Feel the heartbeat of the desert as you get away from the hustle and bustle of Dubai and enjoy the nature around the city. This is an interactive, magical, group experience that you will never forget and will talk about for years to come!
Visit the largest natural garden in the world
Dubai Miracle Garden really must be seen to be believed, with over 45 million flowers inhabiting the land. This is the most over-the-top, but magical display of flowers you will ever see. Get lost in the garden and soak up the breath-taking array of shrubs that are constructed in the shapes of hearts, airplanes, and famous buildings from around the world.
Go sand boarding in the desert
Have some fun in the desert by speeding down a dune on a sand-board. Enjoy the scenic drive in a 4×4 as you make your way to the deserts sand hills. It’s a bit like snowboarding, but with glorious sunshine instead of icy blizzards. Sandboarding is a great activity to do with the family or a group of friends.
Play a game of Camel Polo
An Arabian twist on a traditional game, Camel Polo is a truly unique, and often hilarious, experience for participants. Head to Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club where you will learn the basic skills of polo, before taking on your friends in a competitive game. This activity has attracted a number of celebrity fans over the years and is a must-do if you are planning a trip to Dubai.
With this list of unusual things to do in Dubai you can make memories that will last a lifetime. Thinking of travelling to Dubai and want to find out more? Contact one of our experienced team members today and let them help you create your perfect holiday.