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Ranked #1 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Owner description: HintHunt is a new simple and fun live escape game, designed for small groups of 3-5 people. You get 60 minutes to climb a... more » Owner description: HintHunt is a new simple and fun live escape game, designed for small groups of 3-5 people. You get 60 minutes to climb a mountain of puzzles and mysteries in a tiny room. The goal is simple yet challenging: get out in time! Or else. you could be trapped inside forever! During this engaging and challenging game, team members truly live and breathe in unison for an hour. « less
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Ranked #2 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Category: Fountains
Owner description: Choreographed to music, the Dubai Fountain shoots water as high as 500 feet –that’s as high as a 50-story building. Designed... more » Owner description: Choreographed to music, the Dubai Fountain shoots water as high as 500 feet –that’s as high as a 50-story building. Designed by creators of the Fountains of Bellagio in Vegas, Dubai Fountain Performances occur daily on the 30-acre Burj Khalifa Lake. « less
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Ranked #3 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Owner description: Xxtreme Simulation is the “Most Advanced Racing Simulation Center” in Dubai. We offer dynamic, simulated, virtual racing in... more » Owner description: Xxtreme Simulation is the “Most Advanced Racing Simulation Center” in Dubai. We offer dynamic, simulated, virtual racing in real time. « less
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Ranked #4 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Category: Other
Owner description: Dolphin Bay in Dubai is one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated dolphin habitats in the world. Here you can select... more » Owner description: Dolphin Bay in Dubai is one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated dolphin habitats in the world. Here you can select from a range of dolphin interactions suitable for all ages and swimming abilities. Experiences range from standing in shallow water to swimming or scuba diving alongside these charismatic creatures. All Dolphin Bay packages also include access to Aquaventure Waterpark. « less
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Ranked #5 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Owner description: A "Real-Life Escape Game" where players end up being locked in a room under mysterious circumstances. Their objective is to... more » Owner description: A "Real-Life Escape Game" where players end up being locked in a room under mysterious circumstances. Their objective is to solve their way out by finding hidden objects, cracking the codes and solving puzzles by connecting the missing links. Players will have to use their intellect, intuition and their sixth sense to make a successful escape and hopefully win the challenge. It's a race against time!! Tick, tock, tick, tock, the clock is ticking...... « less
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Ranked #6 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: The Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding (SMCCU) invites visitors and residents alike to learn about the local... more » Owner description: The Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding (SMCCU) invites visitors and residents alike to learn about the local culture, customs and religion through its various interactive programmes. SMCCU offers cultural breakfast and lunch, Mosque Tours,Bastakiya Heritage District Tours, and educational courses and programmes for students and adults. « less
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Ranked #7 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Architectural Buildings

Surrounded by hotels, shopping destinations and entertainment options, the Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world. For sightseeing, the Burj has an outdoor observation... more »

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Ranked #8 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #9 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Owner description: Defy gravity with skill, style and courage at iFLY Dubai! Dreamt of flying since you were young? Live your dreams with the... more » Owner description: Defy gravity with skill, style and courage at iFLY Dubai! Dreamt of flying since you were young? Live your dreams with the world's first double skydiving simulator, bringing you the state of the art technologies; flying has never been this easy! iFLY Dubai offers you an unforgettable and once in a lifetime experience. Our experienced flight instructors will give you one-on-one instruction on how different body positions control how you fly inside the tunnel. You will receive free complimentary actual skydive gear rental and the actual flight experience at one-tenth of the cost of a tandem jump but with much longer freefall time! iFLY Dubai is safe for kids, challenging for adults, exciting for teens and realistic for Skydivers. We guarantee that you'll be smiling from cheek to cheek after you experience the thrill of indoor bodyflight! Come fly with us today! Book Online for great savings at the iFly website! « less
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Ranked #10 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #11 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Category: Horse Tracks
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Ranked #12 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Category: Golf Courses
Golf course in Dubai with distinctive sail-like clubhouse architecture.
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Ranked #13 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Category: National Parks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve (DDCR) is a designated protected area for the conservation the natural inland desert... more » Owner description: The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve (DDCR) is a designated protected area for the conservation the natural inland desert ecosystem of Dubai. It spans 4.7% of the total land area of Dubai Emirate and encompasses 225km2 of sand dunes desert ecosystem interspersed with gravel plains. The DDCR is a member of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and has gained international recognition from the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP). The DDCR is home to 57 Plant species, over 120 birds and 43 mammals and reptiles including the iconic Arabian Oryx. The DDCR can be visited by either staying at the Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa or for day visits with one of the four concession holders; Arabian Adventures, Lama Tours, Travco and Alpha Tours. « less
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Ranked #14 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Category: Islands
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Ranked #15 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Category: Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #16 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Owner description: Set in one of Dubai's most vibrant residential areas Dubai Marina is spread over a 3.5Km canal. Comprising of 500 sheltered... more » Owner description: Set in one of Dubai's most vibrant residential areas Dubai Marina is spread over a 3.5Km canal. Comprising of 500 sheltered berthing spaces Dubai Marina is the largest Marina in the Middle East. A prestigious 5 Gold Anchor Award winning marina recognised for the quality of services and facilities. Also winner of Boat Owner Middle East Awards Leading Marina, 2013. Dubai Marina Yacht Club has become both a Waterfront Destination for residents and tourists alike and a Boaters Haven. « less
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Ranked #17 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Water Parks
Owner description: Enjoy the thrill of jumping into Europe’s and the Middle’s East’s #1 water park. Here you will experience heart-thumping... more » Owner description: Enjoy the thrill of jumping into Europe’s and the Middle’s East’s #1 water park. Here you will experience heart-thumping slides that catapult you through shark filled lagoons, never ending rapid river adventures and a children’s play area featuring 10 slides, rope bridges, water cannons and much more. Or just on our private beach surrounded lush tropical landscapes. Spectacular rides and thrilling glides make Aquaventure Waterpark the most exciting day out in Dubai! « less
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Ranked #18 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: Emirates Golf Club, host of the European Tour Omega Dubai Desert Classic and Omega Dubai Ladies Masters, was the first all... more » Owner description: Emirates Golf Club, host of the European Tour Omega Dubai Desert Classic and Omega Dubai Ladies Masters, was the first all grass championship golf course in the Middle East when it opened in 1988. Taking pride in its 36 holes of world-class golf, the club sports two of the city’s finest must-play courses, the Majlis and the Faldo Course, which is also the only 18 hole course in the region to offer night golf. Both courses combine the natural rolling desert terrain for a serious golfing test, while the signature clubhouse, remains the most eye-catching in the region. The Majlis Course has been presented with numerous accolades over its 25 year history, the most recent of which were its 2012 ranking by Golf World magazine as one of the ‘Top 100 Golf Courses in the World’ and its award for ‘Best Course Middle East’ in the Asian Golf Monthly Awards 2010 . « less
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Ranked #19 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers
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Ranked #20 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Water Parks; Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: Dubai's biggest tourist attraction has 30 water rides and a fake thunderstorm! Wild Wadi Waterpark is planning its annual... more » Owner description: Dubai's biggest tourist attraction has 30 water rides and a fake thunderstorm! Wild Wadi Waterpark is planning its annual maintenance programme and the entire park will be closed from 11 January 2015 till 11 February 2015 inclusively. Wild Wadi will open its doors again to the public on 12 February 2015. « less
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Ranked #21 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
Owner description: In the historic district, the Abra Dock in Bur Dubai, is an affordable 10-minute traditonal wooden boat ride -- really a... more » Owner description: In the historic district, the Abra Dock in Bur Dubai, is an affordable 10-minute traditonal wooden boat ride -- really a taxi. Take the abra from the Bastakiya side, look around the textile souk and the art galleries, and end in the gold souk. Used by 15-20 million passengers each year, the Abra Dock in Bur Dubai is a memorable cruise in the water. « less
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Ranked #22 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Ranked #23 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
We work in partenership with PowerPlay Soccer Centre on Al Meydan Road near Interchange 2 of SZR.
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Ranked #24 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Owner description: Al Sahra Equestrian Centre is a full-service riding centre nestled in an oasis among the desert dunes of Dubai. Large enough... more » Owner description: Al Sahra Equestrian Centre is a full-service riding centre nestled in an oasis among the desert dunes of Dubai. Large enough to cater for all your riding requirements, yet small enough to maintain a relaxed friendly vibe, our rustic ranch-style property is home to forty horses and a group of camels. We offer rides out on the surrounding desert landscape as well as riding lessons - from absolute beginners up to advanced schooling - along with stable management instruction and livery facilities. Our Camel Encounter programme is popular with both tourists and locals alike, as it offers the chance to experience one of the great traditions of the Middle East. « less
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Ranked #25 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
A large sand dune used for sand-boarding and four-wheeling.
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Ranked #26 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Bodies of Water
Owner description: Drive along Dubai Creek, the lifeline and pulse of the city, which separates the city from Deira to the north and Bur Dubai... more » Owner description: Drive along Dubai Creek, the lifeline and pulse of the city, which separates the city from Deira to the north and Bur Dubai to the south. « less
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Ranked #27 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Category: Sports Complexes; Sports Camps/ Clinics
Owner description: The Pavilion Dive Centre is a PADI 5 Star Career Development Centre located at Jumeirah Beach Hotel. Focused on PADI... more » Owner description: The Pavilion Dive Centre is a PADI 5 Star Career Development Centre located at Jumeirah Beach Hotel. Focused on PADI Certification Course, diving excursions into the Gulf and Indian Ocean are also available. PADI certifications are recognized worldwide and give you instant access to diving adventures all over the planet.If you are thinking of visiting us and taking your PADI certification, you should start your PADI e-learning now and contact us to book your practical classes. If you are certified and would like to do some diving on your holiday with us, please book in advance.We look forward to welcoming you to Dubai. « less
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Ski Dubai
Ranked #28 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Owner description: Located inside Dubai Mall of the Emirates, Ski Dubai is the world's third largest indoor ski slope and the first to open in... more » Owner description: Located inside Dubai Mall of the Emirates, Ski Dubai is the world's third largest indoor ski slope and the first to open in the Middle East. With a chair lift and a t-bar, 6,000 tons of snow are at your disposal.Whether you just want to learn the basics, or get good enough to fly off a 10 ramp, our qualified instructors will help you improve your skills and have you carving up the powder in no time!Practice jumps, ramps and tricks in the dedicated freestyle zone.You can now meet the Snow Penguins in an up close and personal one-of-a-kind intimate encounter that the whole family will love.Snow Penguins at Ski Dubai are dedicated to teaching youngsters and adults about the nature of this remarkable colony of Gentoo and King Penguins through engaging and interactive programmes.Don't forget to watch the March of the Penguins several times a day which is free for the Snow Park guests. « less
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Ranked #29 of 207 attractions in Dubai
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Ranked #30 of 207 attractions in Dubai
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: Learn about Muslim religious practices and Emirati culture by visiting the Jumeirah Mosque, Dubai’s only mosque open to the... more » Owner description: Learn about Muslim religious practices and Emirati culture by visiting the Jumeirah Mosque, Dubai’s only mosque open to the general public 6 days a week for scheduled tours. Jumeirah Mosque showcases the medieval Fatimid tradition in its stone construction. Tours are offered every day accept Fridays. Tours begin at 10am sharp. No pre-registration required, plan to arrive at 9:45 am for pre-entry instructions. Doors will close at 10:05am and will reopen at 11:15am. One tour daily. « less
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