Dubai is regarded as most stylish, innovative and cosmopolitan cities of the world. Dubai is a city of United Arab Emirates and is known for luxurious cars, bikes and shopping malls, ultramodern architect buildings and lively nightlife. What are the cool things to do in dubai?
This content will explain 29 cool things to do in Dubai.
Contents :- Cool things to do in Dubai
- View the city from World’s Tallest Skyscraper
- Enjoy Desert Safari
- Skydive above the Man Made Island
- Enjoy Dhow Cruising in Dubai Marina
- Reward yourself with Ski Dubai
- Relax at Jumeirah Beach
- Take a ride on roller coaster at IMG World of Adventure
- Tick off Scuba Diving from the list
- Hot Balloon Air trip
- Dine or have coffee at Burj-Al-Arab
- Take Sea Plane Tour
- Swim with sharks in Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
- Marvel at the jewels in old world-souks
- Walk around the Dubai Marina
- Try Flyboarding
- Go for Abra Ride
- Stroll along The Walk At JBR
- Visit Global Village
- Hit the shops at The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest mall
- Spare day off for the visit to Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi
- Sheikh Zayed Road Drive
- Visit Wild Wadi Park
- Enjoy sightseeing on a Jet-Ski
- Try Kitesurfing
- Visit a Mosque
- Go on gastronomic Tour
- Visit Lost Chambers,Atlantis Hotel
- Dubai Museum
- Visit Miracle Garden
- Play Polo
- Enjoy Choreographed Fountain Show
1. View the city from World’s Tallest Skyscraper
Burj khalifa is known as the world’s tallest building and structure. The opportunity to have the spectacular view of the city from the world’s tallest building with height of 829.8 meters is not to be missed. The cladding system consists of more than 26,000 reflective glass panels. The architectural glass provides solar and thermal performance as well as is able to withstand intense desert sun, extreme temperatures and strong winds
You can book the tickets online from the below link:-
Selfie with Burj khalifa in the background is must to add in your memories.
2. Enjoy Desert Safari
This is the experience you can’t miss when you are in Dubai. Enjoy the 4×4 drive ride in the dunes across the desert. The drivers are so professional and would provide you the thrilling experience. You must get a camera when going to a desert safari in Dubai as the views are breath taking and awesome. This excursion uncovers many activities such as Dune bashing, Sand skiing, camel riding, and Arabic folk music
Adventurers should try skiing over there as that would be remarkable lifetime experience. Even if you fall, the soft sand is there to catch you 😊 .
After reaching camp, enjoy the Fire and Tanura Show. Do get delighted with the Belly dance show after that. Shake your belly and copy the moves of the belly dancer. Enjoy the shows and unlimited buffet with the campsite bonfire. Do try traditional costumes,Sheesha(Hukkah),Arabic Coffee (Gahwa) and Fresh Dates after dinner.
3. Skydive above the Man Made Island
Ever wondered how would it feel to fly? If Yes, then Skydive Dubai should be in your bucket the list if you want to feel the adrenaline rush through the nerves.
Experience the free fall from 13000 ft. height and have the bird eye of the beautiful Palm Jumeirah Island, The Man Made Island.This is one of the cool things to do in Dubai.
Enjoy acrobats in the air. This is the one of the most blissful and cost things to do in Dubai.
All I can say is that Skydiving is more intoxicating than Marijuana/Alcohol. This Sport is enough to make your mind Spin.
Need to know the nitty gitty of the details and experience , you can check the post on my Skydive experience.
4. Enjoy Dhow Cruising in Dubai Marina
Visit blood of city i.e. Dubai creek via Dhow cruise. Cruising in Dhow Cruise for the magnificent experience of Dubai Marina should be on the list. Earlier, Dhows were used by Pearl divers and traders, but with time these dhows have evolved to offer a rare glimpse of the Iconic city to the tourists.
Enjoy sumptuous meal under the sky and get relaxed with chilled juice or soft drink. Live performances of traditional art forms by expert artists who practice the Tanoura Dance, Youwla Dance or Arabic music add flavours to your relaxing mood.
5. Reward yourself with Ski Dubai
Surely , Dubai is a city of Superlatives. This city provides the benchmark to the world. Ski Dubai is the coolest thing to do in Dubai. They did the marvelous invention with indoor Skiing experience having technology with maintained temperature. You can enjoy skiing, snowboarding and play with the snow penguins all under one roof. Ski gears and lockers are available on rent over there.
Location :- The Mall of the emirates , First Floor
6. Relax at Jumeirah Beach
Hit the beach and get tanned. Enjoy the amazing view of Burj Al Arab from there. Get your pictures clicked. Get relaxed under the sun and try hands in kitesurfing.This is one of the cool things to do in Dubai.
7. Take a ride on roller coaster at IMG World of Adventure
Get thrilled with the roller coaster ride and many other daring rides at world’s best indoor theme park. Expect zombies and ghosts at the most unexpected moments. You will even find dinosaurs wandering around Die- hard thrill seekers would find this place perfect for themselves. If you are Marvel fan, then you should visit this park and embrace yourselves as Ironman, Thor etc. Surely, this theme park id for adrenaline junkies.
8. Tick off Scuba Diving from the list
Google for the scuba diving in dubai if you want to add another adventure in your list. Ever wondered how would it feel to breathe underwater or to look underwater world. There are so many travel guides and companies providing various packages depending upon certification requirement , number of dives, location, no. of hours or days, water depth etc. Don’t miss the opportunity if you want to. So much peace and tranquility you will find underwater.
9. Hot Balloon Air trip
Another tick off from your bucket list if you are planning for Hot Air Balloon ride. Enjoy the hot balloon air ride above the dunes. Gold hues and roaming camels add .Catch the sun rise or sun setsun at 4,000 feet on an airborne adventure of lifetime.
Operator :- Balloon Adventures Emirates is one of the best known operators in Dubai for Hot Air Balloon.
10. Dine or have coffee at Burj-Al-Arab
You can experience in shaving dinner or coffee at first 7 star hotel and third tallest hotel in the world. Prior booking is required for that. Fancy anything here and it would come true here. This hotel consists of Underwater Hotel.It is all eye candy for new visitors. Perfection in architecture is personified here. Have afternoon Tea in Burj-Al-Arab, the only 7 star hotel. Dining at Skybar View is the fanciest thing to do in Dubai. It’s still in my list😉.
11. Take Sea Plane Tour
Enjoy the 45-minute seaplane flight with transport from central Dubai. Take off from the sea, and then soar through Dubai’s skies. Admire aerial views of prestigious developments and skyscrapers. Have your camera ready as you soar around the Burj Khalifa and sail-shaped Burj Al-Arab hotel. Take Snap photos of the palm-tree-shaped island of the Palm Jumeirah; and look down on The World, the stunning 300 or so sandy islands built in the outline of a world map.
Operator :- Seawings is the Seaplane operator in Dubai and offers variety of packages.
12. Swim with sharks in Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
Tick off your wish to swim with shark , the ultimate predator, from your bucket list in Dubai Aquarium. Have a chance to swim with Sharks and enjoy the magnificent view of the inside man-made aquarium.This is one of the cool things to do in Dubai.
13. Marvel at the jewels in old world-souks
If you are thinking of buying a Gold, postpone it if you have plans to visit Dubai. This city is Pearl city. The prices are listed for 24K,22K,21K and 18K. The prices of gold are not negotiable, but you can bargain for the workmanship cost. Gold Souk is the most famous and visited Souk in Dubai. The walkway consists of retailers offering vast selection of jewelry made from gold, diamond, silver and from various other precious metals.
Even if you are not interested in buying anything , still I would recommend you to have a look at the one of the most popular Gold Souk.
Location :- Deira , nearest to Al Ras Metro Station
14. Walk around the Dubai Marina
I loved walking through the Dubai Marina. Dubai city is the masterpiece. Wander around the cafes and restaurants with all kind of food and enjoy the view of the skyscrapers.This is one of the cool things to do in Dubai.
15. Try Fly boarding
Already told you , so many more adventures to experience in Dubai. Flyboarding isn’t available everywhere in the world. Get your adrenaline rushing with this thrilling experience of getting lifted by the water jet propeller. Enjoy trying more jumps, dives and aquatic acrobats. This adventure is must for Daredevils as you to balance yourself to get elevated and ride the flow.
16. Go for Abra Ride
Do an affordable abra ride on Dubai Creek, a natural creek close to the Gold and Spice Souk. It’s a traditional mode of transport. Moreover, it’s the most exciting and the cheapest way to see Dubai Creek.This is one of the inexperienced and cool things to do in Dubai.
17. Stroll along The Walk At JBR
One of the liveliest places in Dubai is JBR – the Walk, so discover JBR Walk by feet – a popular area with many restaurants, hotels, cafes, and with access to the beach. Relish yourself with the best food and beach.
18. Visit Global Village
This is the first family destination for culture , entertainment , cuisine and shopping in te region. This Global village highlights the best of culture and richness of the countries from the world. The Global Village season starts in November each year and runs till April the following year.
The location is quite far from the city.So ask the locals or hotel staff to let you know about the bus timings to reach over there.This is one of the pleasing and cool things to do in Dubai.
Even I acted in a video shoot for the quite popular dialogue in Indian Movie. Below is the Video :-
19. Hit the shops at The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest Mall
Don’t miss the opportunity to visit Dubai Mall, the world’s largest and most visited mall. Do visit The Souk Al Bahar, an elegantly designed shops with jewelry, traditional Arab clothes, handicraft stores etc. Dubai is famous for shopping malls. The family components include kidzania, an innovation children’s ‘edutainment’ concept, and Olympic-sized ice rink.
It features the world class aquarium with underwater zoo featuring thousands of aquatic animals and 270 degree walkthrough tunnel.
20. Spare day off for the visit to Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi
The Creation of Abu Dhabi’s Ferrari World tells the story behind the one of the fastest cars in the world. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi offers a unique experience for visitors of every age in a refreshing, indoor, climate-controlled environment. Thrill yourslef with fastest roller coaster ride along with other 20 adrenaline-pumping rides. Ignite your passion for the Ferrari at this World and enjoy the 4-D fantasy dreamscapes with the Speed of Magic and let your imagination have wings and take flight to the dream world.
21. Sheikh Zayed Road Drive
Sheikh Zayed Road is the longest road in the Emirates. One of the important highway passing through the heart of the city, it is connected to various attractions including world famous Burj Khalifa.You shouldn’t miss the impressive skyline.
22. Visit Wild Wadi Park
It is the Outdoor water park near Jumeirah hotel next to BAA and Jumeirah beach hotel. Its the greatest attraction for the families and couples to enjoy the lagoons and water slides. This park is based upon fun tale of Juha.
23. Enjoy sightseeing on a Jet-Ski
How about taking a ride of Jet-ski and embracing the beauty of sky touching buildings. Turn on the motor and ride your Jet-ski in any of the islands The Palm, Jumeirah Beach , Atlantis etc. You will feel the breeze blowing through your hair, water touching your face, sun kissing your body and the noise back from your motor. Instructors would provide your safety instructions and life jackets. Make sure to carry the swimwear as in some areas, they don’t provide.
24. Try Kite surfing
Dubai is the perfect place for Water sports. Fancy any water sport , and your wish would come . Try out this extreme sport In Dubai. There are many schools that teach you kite-surf. Amateurs can try their hands in this extreme sport that needs you to grip the handle attached to the parachute and move changing the direction and speed in the water. This sport is even a great full body exercise.This is one of the exquisite and cool things to do in Dubai.
25. Visit a Mosque
Don’t forget to step inside Dubai’s most exquisite mosque. Bless yourself by visiting the Jumeirah Mosque in Dubai. Most of the mosques don’t allow Non-Muslims , but this mosque allows visitors of all faiths. This mosque is constructed with intricate artistry of white stone. Photography is allowed over there, so its worth bringing your camera.This is one of the splendid and cool things to do in Dubai.
26. Go on gastronomic Tour
Dubai offers you variety of food. The food is mostly Asian and Middle Eastern. Don’t leave without munching on a Shawarma. It is a type of spicy meat served in wrap. As Dubai is Islamic country, so you won’t found pork everywhere. Camel is the local dish over there. Chef stuff the camel with spices and herbs and roast the meal to prepare the meal. As there are so many camels in Dubai, so stuffed Camel is cheap.
27. Visit Lost Chambers, Atlantis Hotel
Visit the lost chambers at 5 star hotel -the Atlantis-The Palm. It’s the fun place to visit with family.This is one of the stunning and cool things to do in Dubai.
28. Dubai Museum
Dubai Museum is located in Al Fahidi Fort. The aim is to present visitors the traditional way of life in Dubai. While entering , there is a path to galleries that shows the traditional life of the locals before the advent of advent with local antiques and artifacts. A tall Dhow stands in the middle of the courtyard and Al abra, weapons, arms and canons are displayed in the fort. Even the mannequins are placed showing pearl merchant , food stall, oil refining etc. Videos with sounds are displayed. Even to the path of exit, you can collect souvenirs from gift shop.
29. Visit Miracle Garden
Miracle garden is the world’s largest garden with 109 million plants. This garden even includes world’s largest indoor butterfly garden with over 15000 butterflies. You can visit with this place with your family and fall in love with nature’s miracle.
As I have mentioned 29 cool things to do in Dubai. I even know that’s too difficult to experience all adventures or travel to all the places in one visit to Dubai. So , list down the adventures you want to experience and plan your days accordingly.
30. Play Polo
Often heard Polo as the Game of Rich People but Polo is open for all in Dubai. If you fancy testing your own skills or learning this royal game, simply sign up for the lessons available for every skill levels. Polo is a skillful, energetic and thrilling game to play and watch. Adrenaline rushed game is played in lush green fields of the clubs.This is one of the graceful and cool things to do in Dubai.
31. Enjoy Choreographed Fountain Show
Enjoy the World’s largest Fountain show with jets and lights choreographed with sound effects in the evening held after every 30 minutes from 6pm to 11pm.This is one of the mesmerizing and cool things to do in Dubai.
Dubai is the heaven for adventurers and travelers as so many experiences and adventures you can have in just one city. Either it’s looking up at the world’s tallest building, skiing down a snowy mountain , skydiving above a man-made island, Swimming with sharks in the world’s largest mall, marveling at the jewels in old world-souks, getting delighted with the Desert Safari and enjoying the Dhow Cruise Ride, all are in Dubai.