Things to do in Dubai 2019

August 26th 2019
Written by: Tracy
Things to do in Dubai 2019

Dubai is well-known for its luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture, the serene Arabian desert and so much more. From the world’s tallest building, largest choregraphed fountain show and the only 7-star hotel in the world, Dubai is a city of world-firsts and is a truly impressive place to visit. Whether you are interested in luxury, culture, beach, the desert, shopping, fine-dining or a bit of everything, there is plenty to do in Dubai. When you visit a new city, it can be difficult to decide what to do, especially when there is so much to choose from. We have compiled a list of the top 12 things to do in Dubai in 2019.

1. Heritage Desert Safari

 

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The Highlight: Riding in open-top vintage Land Rovers!

Company: Platinum Heritage Desert Safaris

2. Boat Tour

 

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The Highlight: Driving your own boat and getting up close to Dubai’s landmarks!

Company: HERO OdySea Boat Tours

3. Luxury Platinum Desert Safari

 

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The Highlight: The 6-course served at a charming desert retreat!

Company: Platinum Heritage Desert Safari

4. Hot Air Balloon Flight

 

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The Highlight: Witnessing the world’s first in-flight falconry show!

Company: Balloon Adventures Dubai

5. Cultural Bedouin Experience in the desert

 

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The Highlight: Experiencing how nomadic Bedouin lived in the desert!

Company: Al Marmoom Bedouin Experience

6. Burj Khalifa Dubai

 

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The Highlight: The novelty of being at the top of the world’s tallest building!

Company: At The Top, Burj Khalifa

7. Dubai Miracle Garden

 

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The Highlight: Beautiful photo opportunities of colourful flowers!

Company: Dubai Miracle Garden

8. Zipline

The Highlight: The adrenaline rush and unique view of the Dubai Marina!

Company: X Line Dubai Marina

9. Eat at Arabian Tea House

 

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The Highlight: Trying out some Emirati food at an authentic café in old Dubai!

Company: Arabian Tea House

10. Skydive over the Palm

 

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The Highlight: The view of the Palm, Jumeirah!

Company: Skydive Dubai

11. Watch the Dubai Fountains

 

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The Highlight: Watching the world’s largest choreographed fountain show!

Company: The Dubai Fountain at Dubai Mall

12. Visit Souk Madinat

 

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The Highlight: Shopping at a modern a maze-like Arabic souk and the terrace views!

Company: Souk Madinat Jumeirah

We hope that these recommendations are helpful and that you get time to experience as many of these activities as possible when you visit Dubai. If you don’t have long in Dubai, check out our What to do in Dubai for 1 Day blog or have a look at our Dubai Itineraries section for more advice and travel tips.