There is a huge variety of attractions in Dubai, for every style and taste.
From observation from the heights of the famous skyscrapers, through amusement parks, traditional and authentic markets to extreme activities and glittering malls. A variety of attractions offer to experience Dubai in any form – from the air, at sea and on land.
Dubai offers some of the attractions that have been included in the Guinness Book of Records – the tallest building in the world, the largest gold frame in the world, the largest flower garden in the world and more.
A cruise in the Persian Gulf
Dubai Marina offers a variety of boating options: from a traditional wooden boat ride (known as the Abra) at a nominal price, through a Speedboat to a luxury cruise on a private yacht including dinner and drinks.
Whatever option you choose, cruising around Dubai’s famous sites is fascinating and delightful. On the way you can watch “Dubai Eye” (the Ferris wheel), Palm Jumeira, Burj Al Arab and more.
Speedboat Tour – for 1.5 hours, including an English guide, for only $ 43.50, can be booked here>
Private Luxury Boat Tour – for a group of up to 10 people. Private VIP cruise from Dubai Marina on a fast and luxurious motorboat. Includes driver, water, towel and protective vest. At a special price of $ 159.60 you can order here>
Helicopter Tour over Dubai
Flying in a luxury helicopter over the city is a great option to clearly see the shape of the palm island – Palm Jumeira. Take a closer look at the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa, and other Dubai attractions.
Helicopter tour in a small group (up to 4 participants) for 12 minutes, including a guide in English and light refreshments can be booked here>
Ski in the middle of the desert – unbelievable!
But when you want, and there is enough money to fund a fantasy everything is possible: a huge artificial ski resort located inside the Emirates Mall. This is an indoor venue that simulating the “real thing” and surprisingly mimics European ski resorts, including snow-capped mountain scenery.
The site includes ski slopes for skiing, a large snow park that includes snow facilities and cable cars, and a meeting with penguins (real!).
The snow park is huge and offers a variety of attractions suitable for adults and children: slides, tubing, a climbing wall, a huge snowball, boats, sledges, cable cars, an ice cave, a playground and more.
Dubai Ski Tickets:
- Ticket for Ski Dubai Penguin Encounter – entrance to the penguin park, a close encounter with penguins and underwater viewing. Including rental of suitable clothing (jacket, pants, helmets and shoes) can be ordered here>
- Entrance to the snow park and use of unlimited facilities – the snow park spread over an area of 4,500 square meters, offers countless exciting entertainment options, including slides, a climbing wall, a huge snowball, sledges, chairlift, ice cave, snow playground and more. Includes rental of suitable clothing, socks and gloves as a gift.
Ticket for Ski Dubai Snow Classic Pass: Unlimited Rides in Snow Park can be ordered here>
Driving a JetSki
These are self-driving jet skis (from the age of 16), along the Dubai coastline. No license required. The motorcycles are new and high quality, and on the way will awe at the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Skyscrapers.
Each one rides his own motorcycle, towards the Royal Islands, while the guide drives ahead.
A ticket for a JetSki for only $82.80, you can buy here>
The frame is a unique structure in the shape of a huge frame 150 meters high.
At the entrance there is a display that tells the history of the place.
Then take the elevator to the frame ceiling, and walk on a clear glass floor track, through which you can see the view below. Cowards can walk on the sidelines built as a bridge as usual and not scary. From above there is a spectacular view of Dubai.
Admission: Adult 50 dirhams, child 20 dirhams.
Global Village is a huge and impressive complex divided into regions according to the countries of the world.
The global village includes about 25 countries: Iran, Syria, America, Thailand, Yemen and more. In each “country” there are local hawkers who offer tastings from their country, typical shows and costumes, artists offer their wares, food and drink stalls etc’.
Tip: Kosher observers can buy sliced fruit, black coffee, pure honey and more.
It is recommended to arrive at the place in the evening when the weather is more pleasant, the complex is open and everything is lit. Keep in mind that this is a long walk because it is a huge place.
The entrance fee to the global village is very symbolic – 15 dirhams.
It is important to know that there are days when entry to the site is only possible for families, and no entry is allowed for individuals.
One of the most special and amazing attractions in Dubai.
The driver of the jeep arrives to pick you up from the hotel in the early afternoon (to have time to experience the sunset in the desert).
Head out towards the desert and the dunes on a crazy jeep ride, where drivers gallop and climb the mountains to the edge, through stunning views of the desert.
In the middle of the hike you stop for beautiful pictures against the background of the sand dunes.
Then, at night, you arrive at a huge encampment in the heart of the desert, where you watch fire shows and lights, with hookahs for smokers and a free food buffet (not kosher of course). Kosher observers have hot and cold drinks. All in an amazing and fun atmosphere.
Those interested have the option of going on a short camel ride, or doing henna for free.
Return to the hotel at about 10 at night.
Tip: A ticket for Extreme Desert Safari – a 6-hour trip on a desert safari. Includes pick-up and drop-off from the hotel, driver/guide, drinks, dinner (non-kosher), live show, camel riding, henna and more. For only $ 33.75 per person, you can order here>
A Desert Safari ticket combined with Quad Bike – a 7-hour trip on a desert safari combined with off-road riding. Includes pick-up and drop-off from the hotel, driver/guide, drinks, live entertainment, camel riding, henna and more. For only 234 NIS per person, you can order here>
DUBAI MIRACLE GARDEN
The largest flower garden in the world – a huge flower park and amazing in its beauty, something you have never seen.
The site has huge and well-kept gardens, and a variety of huge exhibits made and sculpted all from flowers:
3D floral designs, a model of an Emirates plane made of flowers, Disney Avenue – the beloved and familiar characters sculpted in flowers, a huge 12-meter-high teddy bear consisting of thousands of plants and fresh flowers is one of the new attractions in the garden. There is also the lake park, a floral castle and more.
Admission: adult 55 dirhams, child (3-12) 40 dirhams.
Like everything in Dubai the aquarium is huge. Includes 3 floors, an underwater tunnel, a huge variety of fish, sharks and marine animals.
It’s one of the largest indoor aquariums in the world, with an amazing variety of exotic marine animals. 6-meter-long crocodiles spawn in a huge aquarium, right next to people.
The aquarium is located in the Dubai Mall.
You can buy tickets for diving in the ocean – enter and experience the aquarium from the inside as well. It’s an amazing experience of swimming alongside sharks and other fish. Of course the experience involves an extra charge, in addition to the entrance fee.
Burj Khalifa - the tallest building in the world
The Burj Khalifa building rises to a height of 828 meters, and bears the title of the largest tower in the world.
The building has 163 floors. You can go up to the observation deck on the 124th floor, or climb further for an additional (and terribly expensive) fee up to the 148th floor.
It is recommended to buy a combined ticket for the tower and the aquarium with a coupon for only $ 61.26. (VIP combined ticket to the observation deck on the 148th floor costs about $138)
The view from above is amazing and overlooks all of Dubai, a spectacular sight in its beauty.
Dubai attractions for free
Dubai Fountains Show
Under the Burj Khalifa there is a high-level fountain show every evening, free of charge.
From six-thirty in the evening you can watch the beautiful and invested fountain show.
Well, what can you expect from the largest mall in the world?
A huge shopping center, with no less than 1200 stores, most of them luxury brands. Restaurants, ice rink and more.
The prices in the mall are very expensive for the most part. There are also several branches of popular and folk fashion chains.
The mall is located next to the tallest tower in the world, the Burj Khalifa Tower. Outside the canyon there is a lake with boats.
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