Things to do in Dubai 2020

January 08th 2020
Written by: Tracy

Dubai is a rapid evolving city with so much to do. It is fast becoming the city where there is something for everyone. From outdoor adventures like desert safaris and water sports to luxurious experiences in 5-star hotels and world-class shopping malls, there are plenty impressive things to do in Dubai.

2020 is set to be one of Dubai’s exciting years yet as the host city of the Expo2020. Already referred to as the ‘World’s Greatest Show’, this event promises to add even more attractions and things to do in Dubai.

We have compiled a list of the top 10 things to do in Dubai in 2020:

  1. Visit World Expo 2020

The Highlight: Experience the world in one place. Visit your favourite countries and discover new places you’ve never considered with192 country pavilions featuring narratives from every corner of the globe.

2.Luxury Platinum Desert Safari

 

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The Highlight: The 6-course served at a charming desert oasis!
Company: Platinum Heritage Desert Safari

3. Heritage Desert Safari

 

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The Highlight: Driving in the world’s largest collection of operational vintage Land Rovers!
Company: Platinum Heritage Desert Safaris

4. Boat Tour

 

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The Highlight: Driving your own boat and great photo opportunities with Dubai’s landmarks!
Company: HERO OdySea Boat Tours

5. Hot Air Balloon Ride

 

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The Highlight: Floating over the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve and spotting wildlife from above!
Company: Balloon Adventures Dubai

6. Cultural Bedouin Experience in the Desert

 

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The Highlight: Experiencing how the nomadic Bedouin tribes survived in the desert!
Company: Al Marmoom Bedouin Experience

7. 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

8. Dubai Miracle Garden

 

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The Highlight: Beautiful photo opportunities of colourful flowers!
Company: Dubai Miracle Garden

9. 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

10. Visit Souk Madinat

 

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The Highlight: Shopping at a modern a maze-like Arabic souk (market) and the terrace views!
Company: Souk Madinat Jumeirah

We hope that these tips are helpful and that you get to tick off your Dubai bucket list.

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.