Dubai Bucket List Activities 2021

December 20th 2020
Written by: Tracy
Dubai Bucket List Activities 2020

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 2021.

Dubai is a dream destination for travellers with a bucket list. Dubai has so much to offer and is the land of unique, world-first and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. From hot air ballooning over the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve to watching the sunset in the world’s tallest building or driving your own boat; this city really does have it all!

Here’s a list of 15 Bucket List Activities in Dubai for 2021:

  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. Experience a day in the life of the nomadic Bedouin tribes – Al Marmoom Bedouin Experience

3. 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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4. Enjoy a fine-dining experience in the desert – Platinum Heritage

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

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

7. 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

8. Skydive over the Palm Jumeirah – Skydive Dubai

9. Sleep in the desert on an Overnight Desert Safari – Platinum Heritage

Quick tip: there’s an option to add a sunrise hot air balloon ride to your experience!

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

11. Hang out with a sloth – Green Planet Dubai

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

13. 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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14. Walk through 150million flowers – Dubai Miracle Garden

15. Ride a camel – Platinum Heritage

Quick tip: wear loose trousers

We hope these bucket list activities in Dubai give you some ideas to add to your own lists in 2021.