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Things to See and Do

There’s very little on earth that can’t be done in Dubai. Fancy surfing down billowing sand dunes? Browsing around one of the world’s biggest shopping centres? Dining in the only 7-star hotel? Skiing on snow, in 40 degree heat? Done, done, done, and done. From relaxing beach days, to action-packed extreme sports, shopping and evening entertainment, sightseeing and being at one with nature, you’ll have endless possibilities.

Get to know the Emirate with guided excursions: you’ll find a tour for everything. Explore the desert, the city, the shopping centres and the Islands, go on safari, or enjoy a serene cruise. Once you’ve got your bearings and had a taste of what the state has to offer, you’ll be ready to venture off alone and enjoy the sights, sand and shopping by yourself.

From rugged mountain ranges to sleek skylines, Dubai’s landscape has to be seen to be believed. Plush, air-conditioned hotels and shopping centres give way to ancient Arabian souks, well-maintained beaches and parks slowly turn to sand, as the desert creeps up on the city’s edges. Visit the iconic, record-breaking Burj Khalifa and Burj Al Arab, then soak up the culture and history of the city in its heritage villages and old buildings.

If you’re on a tight budget, or tight time-frame, you won’t miss out on anything: whistle-stop tours of Dubai are easy to plan and even easier to fill, and there are plenty of hotels and food outlets that cater for people not wanting to spend a fortune. If you are, however, in for the long haul, or fancy blowing your budget, you won’t have an issue. Dubai loves luxury, and you can guarantee you’ll find a standard of holidaying that blows every other destination out of the water.

Hate sitting around doing nothing? Always love being in on the action? Then Dubai’s for you. With a huge range of waterparks and theme parks, sports venues and international events, you can try your hand at anything from watching top golfers, to playing polo on camel-back.

New buildings pop up every day, records get broken, and the sun always shines: Dubai is never short of something to do, even if it’s just reading a book, having a nap or topping up your tan on some of the nicest beaches in the world.

Shopping and Entertainment

Shopping and Entertainment

Some of the biggest and best shopping malls can be found in Dubai: nowhere else in the world can you grab a D&G bargain, then go for a ski – all under the same roof.

Excursions

Excursions

Get to know Dubai in depth, courtesy of a range of tours, friendly locals, and knowledgeable guides. From exploring the city to traversing the desert, there’s something for everyone.

Desert Activities

Desert Activities

Try your hand at skiing and surfing on sand, as well as dune bashing, camel-riding and exotic safaris. With miles of rolling dunes, this magnificent stretch of land is awe-inspiring.

Food and Drink

Food and Drink

Dubai takes fine dining to the next level. Try local cuisines, tasty street food, and gourmet dishes in top hotels.

Buildings and Architecture

Buildings and Architecture

From the record-breaking to utterly bizarre, to the ancient and the historical, Dubai’s world status is as impressive as it is thanks to its range of architecture and inventive construction industry.

Theme Parks and Waterparks

Theme Parks and Waterparks

Swim with dolphins, go down jaw-dropping water slides, and blow off some steam at Dubai’s range of theme parks and waterparks.

Sport

Sport

Host to some of the world’s most illustrious international competitions, with huge prize funds, Dubai boasts a wide range of sports you can both watch and have a go at yourself. From polo to sky diving, you’ll find something to suit your tastes.

Spa and Wellness

Spa and Wellness

Take the ultimate relaxing break to the next level: Dubai scrimps on nothing when it comes to country clubs, health clubs and spas. A trip to the Emirate without some self-indulgence would be a crime!

Wildlife and Nature

Wildlife and Nature

Falconry has been a big part of life for Emiratis for hundreds of thousands of years, so don’t miss a chance to catch a display. Similarly, exploring the desert will ensure you catch a glimpse of some exotic animals – as well as some more familiar faces.