Dubai travel guide – Sightseeing

Dubai is the city that we can never get bored in. Seven stars hotels, manmade islands, modern architecture, luxurious restaurants,  this town has all to fill up your senses, rejoice your heart and blow your mind.

We can’t forget, the classy shopping, entertaining activities, spotless beaches and adventurous safaris. What are you waiting  to book your trip to Dubai and start packing?

But first, keep in mind those must-do activities in this cutting-edge city.

Dubai UAE

The Burj Khalifa:

The tallest structure in the world rising majestically in the heart of Dubai, makes it a world-class and captivating destination. Burj Khalifa, the tower that exceeds the norms and mesmerizes the world by its glory and grandeur.

Burj Khalifa sky, the tallest viewing platform is at the 148th floor. There is also an observation deck at the 124th floor. Whatever your choice, the view over Dubai city and its splendid buildings and skyscrapers is staggering.

When you go down, don’t miss the exhibitions about the construction history of this masterpiece. Also, it’s surrounded by the world’s most magnificent restaurants and boutiques.

Ticket prices and information

Opening hours:

Daily from 8:30 am to midnight

The Burj Khalifa Dubai

The Dubai Mall:

Dubai mall is unlike any mall in the world. Special with its huge size, impressive decoration and lights. It has one of the finest shops in the world, in addition to the countless entertainment and dining options for everyone.

There is a world for kids called “KidZania” where they can have fun and learn at the same time, an indoor theme park “SEGA”, 22 screen cinema playing the latest films, a large skiing venue “Dubai Ice Rink” to skate, play ice Hockey and have fun, a huge aquarium and Underwater Zoo.

Don’t miss the Dubai fountain, the world’s largest dancing fountain, performing on classical, Arabic and world music. It sprays  water to 150 metres high and shines with 1.5 million light lumens and 25 colour projectors.

Afternoon Shows:

Daily except Friday: 1:00pm & 1:30pm

Friday: 1:30pm & 2:00pm

Evening Shows:

Daily: 6:00pm to 11:00pm


Aquaventure Waterpark:

Aquaventure is the best place to have a day full of thrills and adventure in Dubai. with different creative slides and rides, there is a lot to do for all ages.

Kids can experience cownose ray feeding and interact directly with those unique creatures or put a helmet and discover the amazing underwater aquatic world of sharks. Your pass includes also the entry to 700 metres of private beach to relax and enjoy the sea.

Aquaventure Waterpark has also shops of beach toys, accessories and essentials and over 15 restaurants serving all type of meals and drinks.

PS: If you register the day of your birthday you will get a free day pass

UAE residents profit from a special rate for admission when they book online.

Children under 12 years old have to be accompanied to enter the park.

Opening hours:

Open daily 10.00 AM to Sunset*

(Opening hours subject to change depending on time of year)

Ticket price:

above 1.2 m:  250 AED/  Below 1.2 m:  105 AED / Children 0-2: Free

Dubai Marina Yacht Club:

Dubai Marina Yacht club is mainly a club for yachts and sea lovers to enjoy marina’s facilities and unique experiences. But it includes also casual and fine dining restaurants and club lounges overlooking the marvelous marina.

The varied restaurants are perfect to relax and enjoy tranquility, celebrate in an animated atmosphere or have a romantic dinner.

You can also make a boat trip around the marina, Burj al Arab and Palm Jumeirah Islands

The excellence of service, the variety of music and flavours and the central location makes the Yacht club a popular tourist destination in Dubai.

Dubai Creek (Khor Dubai):

Dubai is not only about modernity and innovation, there is another part reflecting the culture and traditions. Dubai Creek is an old district special with the ancient trading port and the time-honored boats.,You can make a cruise on the traditional water taxi the abra to go to the other side or buy souvenirs from the souks or admire the breathtaking sunset view from the marina.

Besides, the prices of food, tourist souvenirs and clothes are much cheaper in this district.

Dubai Creek Khor Dubai

Miracle Garden:

This place is just out of this world! It’s an outdoor glamorous large flower garden garnished with more than 45 million blooming flowers making different shapes and structures. The colors combination and spectacular designs are awe-inspiring.

This miracle garden is named in Guinness Book of Records for having the longest flower wall and day after day it catches more tourists to come and enjoy the beauty of nature.

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