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Attractions in Dubai

The best attractions and activities in Dubai

Dubai is a unique holiday destination where everyone will get their money's worth. Perhaps you think at Dubai mainly lazing on the beach or shopping in large-scale luxury shopping malls and sipping drinks on a roof terrace. And although you can do all these things in abundance in this special city, there is also much more possible in Dubai. Also for the real adventurers in Dubai there is plenty to do, see and experience. Do you, besides relaxing, also enjoy a little action and adventure on your vacation? Then you can pick up your heart in Dubai.

The best tours Dubai has to offer

There is so much to see and experience in Dubai that you hardly know where to start. If you want to be sure that you do not miss out on the beautiful highlights of the city, it's a good idea to take a tour of the city. Think for example of the Big Bus tours. You simply step into the bus and the driver takes care of the rest. You do not have to worry about public transport, taxis, parking or asking for directions. You can sit back and enjoy all the beauty that Dubai has to offer. The Big Bus stops at no less than 64 special sights in the city that you should not miss. This way you can be sure that you get the most out of your trip. A good alternative to the Big Bus is the Citysightseeing bus tour. Just like the Big Bus, this is a hop on hop off bus and you can hop on and off the route whenever you want. At Citysightseeing you can also choose a combination of a bus tour with a boat trip on the Dubai creek. Another way to explore Dubai is through the WonderBus. This amphibious bus makes a tour through Dubai by road, but also sails the Dubai Creek. You do not have to leave the bus because with a big splash he drives into the water!

Theme parks in Dubai

Are you crazy about theme parks and arrow-fast roller coasters? in that cae you are completely at your place in Dubai. This city full of extremes has several impressive theme parks. One of the most famous parks is Legoland. Maybe you already knew that a Legoland is located in Denmark, but Dubai has one too. If you are a lego fan, you should not miss a visit to this theme park. In Legoland Dubai you can find no less than 15,000 buildings made from LEGO. A total of sixty million LEGO pebbles were used for this. For older children and adults, the theme park Motiongate is more likely to be more fun than Legoland. In this Hollywood themed park you will find many fantastic roller coasters and other fun attractions. The amusement park IMG World of Adventures is also very nice! IMG Wolrds of Adventure is the largest indoor theme park in the world and therefore perfect to visit during the heat. The themes in this park are based on Cartoon Network, Marvel and Lost Valley - Dinosaur adventure and therefore the attractions are based on well-known animated figures. Bollywood lovers have to visit the unique Bollywood Parks themepark. During the opening this was the only theme park in the world with a full Bollywood theme and here you will find impressive live performances and shows, attractions and of course delicious Indian food. In 2019 another theme park will open in Dubai, when the new Six Flags Dubai theme park will be completed.

Water fun in Dubai

With the temperatures that can rise very high, it is not surprising that you like to cool down in Dubai. And what is a better way to do that than in a water park where cooling, water fun and dizzying attractions come together. Dubai is rich in adventurous water parks, for example, the Legoland Waterpark. If you've already had fun in Legoland Dubai, then you'll be able to get your heart out in the Legoland Waterpark. Especially for children this place is a true paradise where they can fully enjoy the different attractions. If you love water parks, be sure to pay a visit to the Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark. The location is unique, because the park is located on the world famous Palm Jumeirah island next to the Atlantis hotel. It is the largest water park in the Middle East and also has the largest slide in the world. You will be able to enjoy yourself here all day! And there is the Wild Wadi waterpark on the Jumeirah beach. The theme of Wild Wadi is based on the story of Juha, a well-known person from Arab culture. From the park you have a view of the Burj Al Arab and in the park you will find more than thirty slides and water attractions. Finally there's the smaller Laguna Waterpark close to the Mer beachfront area, a smaller waterpark but also cheaper compared to the other ones.

Other attractions in Dubai

One of the most unique aspects of Dubai is the fact that the city is located in the middle of the desert and therefore you can also visit the desert with a real desert safari. During the desert safari you drive along with a 4x4 jeep through the sand dunes and tear through the desert. If you think that Dubai is a dry place in the desert without any plants or flowers, then you are wrong. In the impressive Dubai Miracle Garden you will find more than one hundred million flowers. Do you want to enjoy the view at the Dubai skyline and the Palm Jumeirah! Visit the Ain Dubai, the biggest Ferris wheel of the world! At the foot of the Ain Dubai, you will another great attraction in Dubai, the Madame Tussauds Dubai wax museum!

Below you can find information about all attractions in Dubai! Click on an attraction to find more information including prices, opening times and how to get there.

Wonder Bus Tours

An amazing tour through Dubai in this amphibious bus that splashes into the Dubai creek!

Dubai Aquarium

The Dubai Aquarium is the largest suspended aquarium in the world and you can see over 300 sharks and thousands of aquatic animals.

Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark

Experience record breaking rides and slides and get close to the sharks and rays in the Aquaventure Waterpark!

Big Bus Dubai

Explore Dubai's attractions and sights and hop on and hop off whenever you like!

Burj Khalifa - At the Top

Do you dare to visit the highest outdoor observatory of the world at a height of 555 meters?

Dhow Cruise Creek

Have a romantic evening and enjoy a lovely dinner while cruising on Dubai's creek by moonlight!

City Sightseeing

Hop on and hop off and enjoy panoramic Dubai from the open top double decker bus that stops at all major attractions.

VR Park Dubai

Take part in 18 different experiences in this two-storey virtual reality theme park!


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