This city is adorned with magnificence, from the world’s tallest building to the world’s longest bar. There are plenty of interesting and refreshing activities in Dubai that one can humor themselves with, such as unique massage treatments, hair-raising sports activities and fantastic eats. In honor of this city’s peculiar side, we’ve come up with 7 off-the-beaten path kind of experiences that you must seek if you’re willing to try new yet remarkable activities in Dubai.
The future of live entertainment in Dubai, La Perle by Dragone is nothing like the theaters you’ve ever seen before. Launched in 2017, this aquatic theater features a pool containing about 3 million liters of water with variable levels, which can be adjusted in the blink of an eye, while acrobatics take place 35 meters above, making it an attraction which goes way beyond creativity and innovation ever seen before.
Who’d ever thought they could not only ski and snowboard but zorb as well all year round, and that too in a desert city? Zorbing involves taking to the slopes at Ski Dubai, climbing into a big see-through ball full of air (or as they call it – a zorb), and tumbling down the hill-ish slope. Although it might sound silly at first, it’s a once in a lifetime experience which you definitely don’t want to miss.
Bollywood Parks Dubai
One of the first parks in the world of its kind, Bollywood Parks™ Dubai has five fascinating zones where you can experience different environments based on the greatest Bollywood blockbusters. It is an exciting place for families, with main attractions such as the ‘Sholay’ ride and the ‘Dabang’ live performance.
A complete interpretation of an old-fashioned Arab village, Madinat Jumeirah is home to four luxury hotels, a world-class Talise Spa, the Madinat Souk and about 45 bars and restaurants. Explore this ‘city’ – which is a tribute to Arabian heritage – on traditional wooden water taxis and get a chance to appreciate the tranquil waterways and architecture of the forts and wind towers.
Dubai Garden Glow
Dubai Garden Glow is perhaps one of the most interesting parks in the city, presenting a glow-in-the-dark wonderland which comes alive at night. The park is full of sculptures and creatures with mechanics and light installations that illuminate the attractions of the park once the sun goes down. It is uniquely themed, featuring entertaining attractions such as live street performances, and laser and stage shows among many others, with local, regional, as well as international performers.
Mirdif City Center holds one of the biggest indoor adventures of the Emirates i.e. iFly Dubai. Here, you’ll find the world’s first wind tunnel as well as a double vertical wind tunnel attached to the mall. Which means you can fly high in this indoor skydiving experience.
Dive With Sharks
The Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo has created a Shark Encounter experience right inside the desert city. Safely enclosed in a diving cage, visitors can observe sharks being fed inches away from the bustle. This half hour experience also comprises of a tour of the shark facilities, feeding of baby sharks as well as how the sharks are breaded at the Aquarium.
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