Things to Do in Dubai this Weekend – D&B Properties There are several things to do in Dubai to enjoy your weekend. From dune bashing to romantic dinners, this happening destination is full of activities to enjoy. Check out the top three things you can do in Dubai this weekend.
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Posted by admin blog on April 15, 2021
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Ann Susan Paul |15 April 2021

One of the top tourist destinations in UAE and across the world, Dubai offers a wealth of activities. To choose from these Dubai places to visit is indeed a task. But we have got your back. As another weekend arrives, we have curated a list of the top three things to do in Dubai.

Desert Safari

Visiting Dubai and not experiencing the desert is never on any bucket list. From thrilling dune bashing on Toyota Land Cruiser and quad biking to mesmerising views of a colourful sunset, desert safari in Dubai is all entertainments under one umbrella.

Click memorable photographs with your loved ones in the backdrop of enormous golden dunes and the glittering moon. Above all, test your taste buds with the flavoursome continental grilled and barbeque dishes served in Arabic-style campsites.

Meanwhile, here are some other entertainments:

• Dune bashing
• Quad biking
• Camel riding
• Tanoura dance show
• Belly dance
• Fire show
• Henna tattooing
• Eagle photography
• Unlimited buffet

Almost all tour operators provide door-to-door pick-and-drop services; there are also common pick-up locations where a group can assemble. Meanwhile, remember to carefully read the services offered by tour operators before booking your safari.

Dhow Cruise

If you imagined Dubai is only about skyscrapers and luxurious shopping complexes, you are in for a surprise. Gliding along the pristine waters of Dubai Marina and Dubai Creek, dhow cruising offers an unparalleled experience for you to cherish your lifetime.

Relish the glittery sights of harbour views ornated with colourful lights and set in a calm and peaceful ambience. Explore Dubai’s heritage and culture on traditional Arabian dhows or have a romantic night with your loved one, and enjoy the sumptuous buffet dinner served after various entertainment shows in the dhow.

Meanwhile, here are some other entertainments:

• Belly dance
• Tanoura dance show
• Unlimited buffet

Most dhow cruises are for two hours, and bookings for individuals as well as groups are available. Ensure that you have carefully read the details about the services and prices provided by tour operators before booking your dhow cruise.

Dubai Aquarium

Things to do in Dubai view of a man stretching his arms upward with sharks swimming above his head

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Expose yourself to the mysteries of the deep at Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, one of the largest aquariums in the world. The giant tank built to hold 10 million litres of water contains more than 33,000 aquatic animals.

Built inside the iconic Dubai Mall, the aquarium is a one-in-a-lifetime opportunity to have hands-on experience of the deep blue world. Showcasing a vast collection of marine life, the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo will leave you spellbound with its beauty.

Meanwhile, here are some other entertainments:

• An impressive collection of sand tiger sharks
• Snorkelling and adventure activities
• Underwater walkthrough tunnel
• All-included private-guided tour
• Submersible simulator experience
• Glass-bottom boat ride
• Under-the-sea party

You can also have under-the-sea birthday parties at Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo. Check out the various packages and daily schedules beforehand to avoid any hassle.

More Things to Do in Dubai

If you did not find any of these interesting enough for this weekend, here are some more:
• Enjoy a panoramic view of the city from the Dubai Frame
• Watch the majestic show at the Dubai Fountain
• Visit the artificial rainforest at The Green Planet
• Go on a boat ride along the Dubai Water Canal
• Experience the thrills of skydiving at Palm Jumeirah

Which of these activities in Dubai are you planning for this weekend?