Dubai is counted among the most futuristic cities in the world. It is located in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and is known to host an array of exciting activities perfect for adventure enthusiasts. Being one of the most visited spots for vacation, you can see tourists from every part of the world touring here. The travelers sprawl the streets of Dubai throughout the year but the Winter season is considered to be the peak season for a Dubai tour. Check out some of the most thrilling and exciting adventure sports offered in Dubai which must be included in any of the Dubai family holiday tour packages you pick.
1. Formula Rossa
Book Dubai holiday from Delhi and head to the most famous roller coaster ride of the world which is encompassed by Dubai’s Ferrari World. Manufactured by Intamin and fondly known as Formula Rossa, this roller coaster ride can astonishingly reach a speed of 240 km/h, making it the fastest roller coaster ride of the world. This staggering speed is attained by this ride within seconds of starting. It can climb up to 52 m and can generate 1.7 Gs.
The Formula Rossa roller coaster ride begins well within Ferrari World, speeds through the dome, heads to the outside regions of the fantasy theme park before returning to the loading station inside the park premises. As the name suggests, this ride was inspired by the well-known Ferrari cars and the train cars of this roller coaster also mimic the outer design of a Ferrari. The ride is so intense that the people on the ride are given special goggles that offer protection to the eyes from the sand in the desert.
Where: Ferrari World
Opening hours: 11:00 AM to 08:00 PM on all days
Average price per person: INR 6,000
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Want to experience the joy of snow amidst a desert? Seems impossible? Well, in Dubai you can experience several adventurous activities like skiing in Ski Dubai. This is a set up which is located in the famous Mall of the Emirates and is pretty popular among the locals as well as tourists in this region. This mall is known to be one of the largest malls for shopping in the world and is an attraction that is crowded with plenty of visitors throughout the year.
Ski World has several man-made structures mimicking a snow-clad region. This indoor zone features a mountain that is about 85 m in height, 5 slopes for skiing which differ in intensity and steepness, a black diamond run which is about 400 m long, and various other setups. To maintain the mystery and excitement among the visitors who come here regularly, all the features of Ski World are changed on a regular basis. Book Dubai holiday from Delhi and beat the heat of the desert by stepping into the Ski world in Dubai.
Where: Sheikh Zayed Road, Mall of the Emirates
Opening hours: Sunday to Wednesday from 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM, Thursday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM, Friday from 09:00 AM to 12 AM and Saturday from 09:00 AM to 11 PM
Average price per person: INR 4,500
Ever wondered how the world looks like from a birds-eye view? Skydiving is the best way to experience the beautiful sights of the world from up above. Palm Beach is a well-known beach in Dubai which is frequented by several tourists as well as locals. This is the place where you can enjoy skydiving to the fullest.
Once you book a skydiving session here, you will get a trained and certified instructor who would guide you through the process to help you make the most out of your skydiving experience. At Palm Beach, you will get the opportunity to try out the tandem dives with a trained and experienced skydiving instructor.
Prior to taking the dives, you will be made to attend a training session where you will be briefed about certain important pointers that will help you out while skydiving. After this, you will be strapped with the gear and taken to the diving spot from where you can enjoy this adventurous activity.
Where: Palm Beach
Opening Hours: 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM on all days of the week
Average price per person: INR 30,000
4. Bungee Jumping
Bungee jumping is one of the most exhilarating activities which every adventure enthusiast would love. If you are an adrenaline junkie, you must definitely book a Dubai trip package which includes bungee jumping. The bungee jumping experience in Dubai offers you the opportunity to jump from a platform that is at a height of about 160 ft. When you are jumping from such a great height, you sure can expect a great adrenaline rush and surely this experience would leave an everlasting mark in your memory.
If you are a beginner, an instructor would be along with you throughout the jump. Your ankle will be secured with the bungee rope tightly and the other gear like helmet, etc, will be provided to you. This is one of the most extreme sports which people from every nook and corner of the world come to Dubai to experience. No matter how safe the sport is, it is always better to listen and abide by the instructions of the instructor to avoid any kind of injury.
Where: Gravity Zone, Power Play Football Centre, opposite Dubai Bowling Centre, interchange 2, Sheikh Zayed Road
Opening hours: 08:00 AM to 06:00 PM on all days of the week.
Average price per person: INR 7,000
5. Scuba Diving
When you book a Dubai trip package, you must include a trip into the deep sea in your itinerary. The best way to explore the world underwater is through scuba diving. With this, you will be able to check out a variety of fishes, corals and so much more. Take the help of a certified scuba diver if you are a beginner and explore the echoing depths of underwater.
You can book the scuba diving session at any of the centers. Once you do that, you would first be trained with the equipment in the shallow waters so that you get comfortable with it and you would also be taught certain signs which you will be using to communicate underwater. You can dive up to 18 m which is about 60 feet under the water.
Where: Jumeirah Beach, Sharm Rock, Martini Rock, Dubai World Underwaters, Zainab, Mariam Express, MV Ludwig, MV Dara, MV Victoria Star, Cement Barge, Sheikh Mohammad’s Barge
Opening hours: 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM on all days of the week.
Average price per person: INR 5,500
6. Desert Safari
Dubai is the best place to experience the desert safari with dune bashing and it must be included in the itinerary of any of the Dubai tour packages which you pick. You will get the real feel of adventure when you go bashing through the desert dunes in a land cruiser. You will also get the opportunity to witness several camels crossing the desert of Dubai as well.
The four-wheel drive cars and land cruisers which are provided to you would be equipped well to drive through the rough terrains with ease. You will also be given a private guide who will guide you through the entire safari tour and take you to the popular spots amidst the desert.
Where: Dubai Desert
Opening hours: Depends on the center with which you book the desert safari
Average price per person: INR 3,000
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7. Jet Skiing
When you are looking for Dubai tour packages, make sure that the experience of jet skiing is included in the package which you pick. If you are someone who loves the beaches and enjoy the water sports offered there, Dubai is the place for you. Dubai encompasses some popular beaches which are filled with several opportunities to try out the recreational activities.
One such beach is Jumeirah Beach where you can participate in several water sports, out of which jet skiing is the most popular. If speed and water are the two things that pop in your mind when you think about adventure, then hop on a jet ski ride in Dubai and enjoy streaming at high speeds through the beach waters.
Where: Jumeirah Beach
Opening hours: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM on all days of the week.
Average price per person: INR 5,000
8. Rides in Legoland Water Park
If you are traveling with your kids, you must definitely include a visit to the Legoland Water Park in any of the Dubai Packages which you pick. The rides here have been specifically designed for kids aged between 2-12 years. The unique feature about this water park which makes it stand out among the other water parks is that you get to build your own raft using the lego.
There are more than 20 attractions and water slides in this water park which is sure to leave your kids asking for more. Beat the heat during your Dubai trip by including a visit to the Legoland Water Park to enjoy the variety of rides and attractions. Once you are done with a day full of enjoyment at the park, you can head to the many restaurants housed by the water park to enjoy a scrumptious meal with a refreshing drink. Do not forget to wear sunscreen and stay hydrated in the water park as the heat in Dubai can be pretty harsh.
Where: Legoland Water Park, Sheikh Zayed Rd, Exit No 5, Opposite Palm Beach
Opening hours: 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM from Monday to Wednesday and 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM from Thursday to Sunday
Average price per person: INR 5,000
Flyboarding is an activity that has recently gained massive popularity among plenty of sports enthusiasts who love water sports. With this activity, you can experience defying gravity and floating in the air for several minutes. The sensation of flying above the waters can be truly rewarding and can be enjoyed by kids as well as adults.
The height will be decided based on the skills you possess and an instructor will be available all the time to guide you through the activity for safety. Once the instructors feel that you are comfortable with the activity, they will show you some other fun things which you can try out while floating over the water. Pick any of the Dubai packages with this activity and enjoy the freedom of flying above without restriction through this activity.
Where: JBR Beach, Palm Beach
Opening hours: 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM on all days of the week
Average price per person: INR 5,000
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10. Tandem Skydiving
Planning a Dubai trip? Make sure you include a tandem skydiving session in your itinerary for an adventurous experience. This activity is also referred to as tandem parachuting where your harness would be connected to a certified instructor’s harness. This is done so that the instructor can guide the individual from the free-fall jump, through the dive, till the landing. This activity is perfect for beginners who want to try out this activity for fun.
Experience the spectacular view of Palm Jumeirah Island from a height of 13,000 ft through this exhilarating activity. Enjoy your Dubai tour to the fullest by exploring this adrenaline-pumping activity during your visit.
Where: Al Seyahi Street
Opening hours: 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM on all days of the week
Average price per person: INR 17,000
Dubai holds several adventurous treasures that you need to try out yourself to experience the thrill. The most adventurous sports activities offered in this city are listed above which you can enjoy by booking any of the Dubai family holiday tour packages offered by us.