Dubai Bucket List Activities 2019

January 16th 2019
Written by: Tracy
Dubai Bucket List Activities 2019

For our most up to date recommendations of things to do in Dubai, read our more recent blog post: Top 10 Things to do in Dubai in 2020.

If there is one city to tick things off your bucket list in, then it is definitely Dubai! From hot air ballooning, to skydiving and swimming with sharks, this is the ultimate destination for once-in-a-lifetime experiences. You probably already have a few things on your bucket list, but since it’s the start of 2019, we have compiled this list of 15 Bucket List Activities in Dubai.

1. Fly with falcons on a Hot Air Balloon – Balloon Adventures Dubai

Quick tip: bring a phone or camera to take photos, the photo opportunities are incredible.

2. Go to the top of the world’s tallest building – At the top Burj Khalifa

Quick tip: book advance because tickets sell fast.


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3. Stay in the world’s only 7-star hotel – Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

4. Explore the Dubai desert in vintage Land Rovers – Platinum Heritage

Quick tip: if you book online 7 days in advance with promo code: FREEVIDEO you receive a complimentary video of the experience with drone footage

5. Skydive over the Palm Jumeirah – Skydive Dubai

6. Swim with sharks – Aquaventure Waterpark


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7. Captain your own boat in the Arabian Gulf – HERO OdySea Boat Tours

Quick tip: wear sunscreen and a hat.

2. Ski at the world’s-only indoor ski slope – Ski Dubai

9. Tour the Palm Jumeirah in a classic Bentley – Dubai Bentley Tours

10. Hang out with a sloth – Green Planet Dubai

11. Go on a virtual reality roller-coaster – VR Park Dubai

12. Zipline across the Dubai Marina – Xline Dubai Marina

Quick tip: you can buy tickets online or at the kiosk in Marina Mall


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13. Have an underwater dining experience – Ossiano

Quick tip: If you are a seafood lover go for the 11 course menu and if not, go for al a carte.


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14. Walk through 150million flowers – Dubai Miracle Garden

15. Ride a camel – Platinum Heritage
Quick tip: wear loose trousers.

I hope these bucket list activities give you some ideas to add to your own lists in 2019! So far, I have only ticked off 6 of these – I can’t wait to try the rest.