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Ranked #1 of 152 attractions in Dubai
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
Owner description: Welcome to Skydive Dubai! We are happy to offer you extraordinary skydives over one of the most breathtaking views in the... more » Owner description: Welcome to Skydive Dubai! We are happy to offer you extraordinary skydives over one of the most breathtaking views in the world. Our Palm drop zone is located in Dubai Marina and open all year round. Our drop zone in the Desert is also open all year round. To go on a first time (tandem) skydive, we recommend our Palm drop zone. (Licensed skydivers are welcome at the Palm DZ. Please check our website for the operations advisory for info about jumping at the Palm DZ.) Our drop zone in the Desert is a place for experienced skydivers of all jump levels and licenses. Team training, fun jumps, coaching, daily load organising, Flight-1 school and so much more are offered at both drop zones. Full service parachute rigging loft services available too. Come jump with us in Dubai! « less
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Ranked #2 of 152 attractions in Dubai
Category: Fountains; Landmarks
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 152 attractions in Dubai
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #4 of 152 attractions in Dubai
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 152 attractions in Dubai
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Royal Shaheen Events is a vibrant and growing young company with the primary objective of making ancient Arabian Falconry... more » Owner description: Royal Shaheen Events is a vibrant and growing young company with the primary objective of making ancient Arabian Falconry accessible to modern man. With our fresh and innovative approach, our clients get the unique opportunity to interact with falcons on a personal level. The variety of packages and services we offer are guaranteed to provide you with an unforgettable experience, regardless of your budget. « less
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Ranked #6 of 152 attractions in Dubai
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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 152 attractions in Dubai
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Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
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$260* and up
Ranked #8 of 152 attractions in Dubai
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Architectural Buildings; Landmarks

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 #9 of 152 attractions in Dubai
Category: Marinas; Nature and Parks
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 #10 of 152 attractions in Dubai
Category: National Parks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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 #11 of 152 attractions in Dubai
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Water Parks; Amusement 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 #12 of 152 attractions in Dubai
Category: Horse Tracks
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Ranked #13 of 152 attractions in Dubai
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Landmarks
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 #14 of 152 attractions in Dubai
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Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Water Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: Dubai's favourite tourist attraction has 30 water rides and a fake thunderstorm every hour. Wild Wadi Waterpark is the... more » Owner description: Dubai's favourite tourist attraction has 30 water rides and a fake thunderstorm every hour. Wild Wadi Waterpark is the winner of the 2014 Best Theme/Water Park at the Time Out Kids Awards-Dubai! Best known for interconnecting 13 waterslides together, Wild Wadi has more uphill waterslides (Master Blasters) than any other water park in the world (8)! « less
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Ranked #15 of 152 attractions in Dubai
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
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Ranked #16 of 152 attractions in Dubai
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
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Ranked #17 of 152 attractions in Dubai
Category: Beaches; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #18 of 152 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 #19 of 152 attractions in Dubai
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
A large sand dune used for sand-boarding and four-wheeling.
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Ranked #20 of 152 attractions in Dubai
Category: Deserts; Tours
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Ranked #21 of 152 attractions in Dubai
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks

Dubai Miracle Garden is the most beautiful and biggest natural flower garden in the world, contain more than 45 million flowers website Location Map           more »

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Ranked #22 of 152 attractions in Dubai
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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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Ranked #23 of 152 attractions in Dubai
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Aquariums
Owner description: One of the largest tanks in the world, the Dubai Aquarium is located inside the Dubai Mall. The Dubai Aquarium is home to... more » Owner description: One of the largest tanks in the world, the Dubai Aquarium is located inside the Dubai Mall. The Dubai Aquarium is home to more than 33,000 living animals, including 400 sharks and rays and a close encounter via its acrylic walk through tunnel. The Underwater Zoo brings you face-to-face with piranha, giant catfish, otters and a penguin colony while walking through the Rainforest, Rocky Shore and Living environments. « less
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Ranked #24 of 152 attractions in Dubai
Category: Aquariums
Owner description: Imagine exploring the mysterious ruins of Atlantis, lost for thousands of years deep beneath the sea. Now picture yourself... more » Owner description: Imagine exploring the mysterious ruins of Atlantis, lost for thousands of years deep beneath the sea. Now picture yourself being surrounded by 65,000 marine animals.Come live out your own Atlantean adventure at The Lost Chambers Aquarium. Explore the underwater mazes and tunnels of this lost civilization while encountering sharks, eels, seahorses, and piranhas.There are over 20 impressive marine life exhibits including a touch tank and our interactive Aquatheatre show. « less
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Ranked #25 of 152 attractions in Dubai
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches; Parks

Jumeirah Beach park comes highly recommended having just returned from spending a few days using the facilities there. The entrance fee to the park is 5dhms, sunbeds are available... more »

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Ranked #26 of 152 attractions in Dubai
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #27 of 152 attractions in Dubai
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #28 of 152 attractions in Dubai
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches; Parks
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Ranked #29 of 152 attractions in Dubai
Category: Off road/All Terrain Vehicle Trails
Owner description: Dream Explorer offers unique adventure activites and is the first company in Dubai to offer Jet Boating and also offers Self... more » Owner description: Dream Explorer offers unique adventure activites and is the first company in Dubai to offer Jet Boating and also offers Self Drive Dune Buggy adventures on the dunes. Think of a roller coaster ride on water and you have entered the exciting world of Jet boating. Amazing 280* turns, Power stops, fishtails, skimming the edge of the water on speeds you need to see to believe. It is the ultimate water ride. And with our highly trained “Spin Doctor”, you are in safe hands. High on thrills and action, Jet Boating with DREAM EXPLORER is the best way to see the new marvels of Dubai.Our Dune Buggies are definitely one for the thrill seekers! Our specially designed twin-seat Sand Dune Buggies deliver a heart thumping 1800 cc with manual gears to give you the ultimate thrill of desert self drive. This half day trip is sure to get your adrenalin pumping and give you a desert ride like no other. « less
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Ranked #30 of 152 attractions in Dubai
Category: ; History Museums; Museums
Owner description: This museum uses life-size dioramas to depict everyday Dubai life in the days before the discovery of oil. Galleries recreate... more » Owner description: This museum uses life-size dioramas to depict everyday Dubai life in the days before the discovery of oil. Galleries recreate scenes from the Creek, traditional Arab houses, mosques, the souk, date farms and desert and marine life. « less
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