Top Water Sports & Scuba Diving in Dubai
Dubai beckons you with a host of water sports activities to add some spiciness into your mundane life. While Dubai is known the world over for its opulence and magnificent modern architecture, the city also has some lovely beaches that make for an ideal venue to have a go at water sports. Apart from the beaches and the sea with its turquoise waters, Dubai is also home to many water parks. These water parks as well welcome visitors with various water sports activities that give you a terrific adrenaline rush.
The vast Dubai coastline and the calm waters of the sea are the ideal setting for many water sports like parasailing that takes you soaring above the waters in a parachute tied to a motorboat. You may choose to zoom through the water on a jet ski. You may also choose to explore the coastline in a speedboat or you may go skimming above the waters aboard a flyboard. Wakeboarding is another super thrilling water sport in Dubai that has you asking for more!
A water sport that deserves special mention in Dubai is scuba diving. The waters along Dubai’s coastline are blessed with exotic marine life. Go exploring Dubai’s mind blowing marine life beneath the surface of the water as you wade into the depths in a diving suit in the company of stunningly colorful fish. Dubai is home to many spectacular scuba diving spots. Apart from diving into the sea, you may choose to learn the ropes at the Lost Chambers Aquarium guided by trained and professional experts. The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo welcomes you with an out-of-this-world experience of swimming amidst Sand Tiger sharks.
Dubai has its share of scuba diving locations that draw experts from around the world. The Moon Island is the place to go diving to catch up with many varieties of rockfish and the Arabian barracudas that are slightly larger. There are hammours and snappers as well. Closer to the city, the Jumeirah along the Arabian Gulf is packed with marine life. You’ll be swimming with shoals of mackerel and snappers. You may also come across a turtle or two and some slick rays as well.
Water sports are a major attraction in Dubai and tourists flock to it for a tryst with the city’s exotic marine life. Hope to see you there.