Dubai has everything that you are looking for. So for thrill seekers, Dubai can be the perfect destination. It also offers everything from dune bashing to scuba diving on serene beaches. The city’s geographical location makes it one of the top destinations for hosting a variety of adventure sports. 

Sand Activities

With its unique desert landscape, Dubai is one of the best places in the world to try out desert activities. So, let’s explore some of the sand activities to try when you visit Dubai. 

  • Sand Dune Bashing

If you like the challenge of off-roading, consider taking it to another level by dune bashing in the red dunes of Dubai. An activity which also involves driving a 4×4 vehicle. 

  • Quad Bike Ride

Quad biking in the dunes of Dubai is also an exhilarating experience. Experience the ultimate rush of adrenaline as you navigate through the desert of Dubai. 

  • Sandboarding

Sandboarding is pretty simple just like snowboarding but in sand. A solo adventure sport where you slide down dunes on a board. Thus, it is a safe desert activity where you’ll be heading down red dunes on your sandboard. 

  • Camel Ride

An enchanting ride with the ship of the desert. Explore the beauty of the desert. So, one of the easiest and most scenic ways to enjoy camel riding is to book a Camel Caravan With Bedouin Breakfast.

Water Activities

Dubai has a vast coastline and also lovely beaches that offer a variety of adventure activities. Water Sports tops the list when you think of adventure activities in Dubai. So, let’s explore some of the popular water sports in Dubai

  • Jet Skiing

It is one of the easiest and also the most adventurous water sports for beginners. The unpolluted and tidy beaches of Dubai are perfect places for you if you’re a jet skiing enthusiast.

  • Flyboarding

Flyboarding Dubai involves hovering over water on a board with a hose connected to the centre and water entering through it. Moreover, it uses hydro propulsion forces to power the board and send the rider soaring into the air. 

  • Banana Boat Ride

The inflatable boat shaped like a banana is controlled and pulled by a powerful speed boat. So, if you’re looking for safe and adventurous water sports then you should try this banana boat ride Dubai.

  • Scuba Diving

The city has fascinating marine life which you can discover while trying out scuba diving in Dubai. You can also encounter colourful coral reefs, schools of tropical fish, and even larger marine species like turtles, sharks, and rays.

Sky Activities 

Skydiving, Hot Air Balloon ride, Zipline etc. are some of the best adventure activities in Dubai. Have a look at the Burj Al Arab, the Persian Gulf, and the iconic Burj Khalifa.

  • Dubai Helicopter Tour

Enjoy the view of the stunning Dubai skyline and iconic structures like Burj Khalifa. You can choose to fly over Palm Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab, and other iconic buildings. So, get ready to be spellbound with stunning views of the city while on a Helicopter Tour in Dubai.

  • Hot Air Balloon

What can be a better way to enjoy the scenic beauty of Dubai than in a hot air balloon ride Dubai? A unique adventure which you’ll never forget, while you’ll witness the most beautiful sunrise. A stunning view of the sun rising over the barren Hajar Mountains. 

  • SkyDive

Skydiving over the beautiful Palm Jumeirah also allows you to view the skyscrapers, the Gulf coastline, and the desert from the sky. Enjoy the bird’s eye view of Dubai. In addition, you can choose to go skydiving either on a Gyrocopter flight or the tandem skydive flight. 

  • Zipline Dubai 

It is one of the highly popular activities in Dubai. Experience the world’s longest urban zipline Dubai at Dubai Marina. It is also one of the steepest and fastest, it will give you a chance to fly between Dubai’s skyscrapers. The zipline operates at a height of over 170 metres from the ground.

So, adventure seekers, why wait to plan your Dubai trip? Certainly, a perfect place to engage in adrenaline pumping activities. Connect with Travel Saga to book your Dubai City tour now. For more information visit our website travelsaga.com. 


Q. What clothes should you wear for desert activities?

Comfortable and lightweight clothes which cover your arms as well as legs are recommended. 

Q. Do we need any prior experience to drive a dune buggy?

No, you don’t need any prior experience to drive a dune buggy.

Q. Are kids permitted on a banana boat ride?

No, kids below the age of 6 years will not be allowed. However, those who are under 18 need to be accompanied by a parent.

Q. Is there any age or weight restriction to participate in skydiving?

Yes, you need to be 18+ and weigh less than 100 kg to participate in skydiving.

Q. What are some other adventure activities apart from the ones mentioned above?

There are plenty of adventure activities to try out in Dubai for example parasailing, bungee jumping, gyrocopter flight etc.

Q. What is the age limit for trying flyboarding at the beautiful Jumeirah harbour?

Anyone over the age of 18 can participate in this activity.

Q. What is the best time to skydive in Dubai?

October to March are the best months to go skydiving in Dubai. 

Q. Is an indoor skydiving option available in Dubai?

Indoor skydiving is a relatively new concept, so it is a must try. You can go for indoor skydiving at iFly Dubai.

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