Sports activities play a major role in Dubai these days. Especially with Dubai Sports City, it could even be responsible for hosting the Olympic Games one day. With Dubai’s supreme horse-racing tracks, golf courses and its long awaited Formula 1 autodrome*, it is surely a sportsman’s paradise city.
Check out our list of the top Dubai tours
There are plenty of activities, Dubai tours to get involved in. Whether you want to sit back and enjoy watching your favourite sport, or wish to participate in a thrilling activity for those exciting adrenaline rushes, Dubai has the answer!
Dubai Seaplane Flight
This 40-minute seaplane flight takes you to the skies, awarding you with spectacular aerial views of the city’s finest attractions and landmarks such as Burj Khalifa - one of the world’s tallest buildings, Palm Jumeirah and The World archipelagos, Dubai Marina, Jebel Ali, Port Rashid and more! Choose one of the four start times to fit your schedule.
Dubai Combo: Helicopter Flight and City Tour
Admire the sights of Dubai on both land and in air on this half-day Dubai combo tour! Fly through the skies of Dubai on a 15-minute helicopter flight, and take in aerial views of the city's ultramodern architectural jewels including Burj Khalifa and more. On land, explore the city by coach with a guide. Tour some of the famous landmarks such as man-made archipelago of Palm Jumeirah, Atlantis and Burj Al-Arab hotels, finally finishing off the tour with visits to Jumeirah Mosque and Dubai Museum in Al-Fahidi Fort.
Abu Dhabi Seaplane Flight from Dubai Including Ferrari World
This 45-minute seaplane flight from Dubai to Abu Dhabi * takes you to the skies, flying above desert landscapes and architectural marvels such as Palm Jumeirah, Burj Khalifa and World Islands in Dubai to the Yas Viceroy, Emirates Palace and F1 Grand Prix Circuit in Abu Dhabi. The tour includes transport and entry to Ferrari World – the world’s largest theme park!
Dubai Desert Morning Tour in 4x4 Vehicle
A pure adrenaline racing experience for thrill seekers, this exciting desert encounter tour from Dubai ventures into the Arabian Desert in a comfortable 4x4 that’s driven by an expert guide. Enjoy a rugged quad bike tour and feel the excitement of sandboarding down the silky dunes. Visit a traditional camel farm to capture snapshots of the desert animals as well as get to ride a camel Bedouin style.
2-Hour Dhow Dinner Cruise along Dubai Creek
Certainly one of the main attractions of your Dubai vacation, a dinner cruise is the most ideal way to enjoy the charming panoramas of Deira and Bur Dubai in a relaxing and welcoming ambience. This 2-Hour Dhow Dinner Cruise aboard a traditional Arabian ‘dhow’ with a lavish buffet of delicious Emirati and international dishes is an experience that's unmatched.
Self-Drive Desert Buggy or Quad Bike Experience with Transport from Dubai
A truly unmatched adrenaline rush is waiting to be experienced on this thrilling 3-hour desert ride through the sun-drenched plains that surround Dubai! Have your choice of a Sand buggy or Quad bike tour and listen to a safety briefing before following a local guide around the desert’s canyons and valleys. The enthralling experience includes use of a helmet and goggles, plus a soft drink break halfway through the ride when you can take photos.
4x4 Dubai Desert Safari
One of the most sought after itineraries for Dubai tour packages, the 4x4 Dubai Desert Safari is an exhilarating 5-hour excursion across the deserts of Dubai. Travel in a 4x4 vehicle, taking in the amazing scenic views as the expert guide drives. Enjoy a pure adrenaline rush experience sandboarding down Dubai’s desert dunes, ride a camel Bedouin style and get a henna tattoo. In the evening be pampered with a traditional tamboura dance performance under the twinkling stars.
Dubai 4x4 Sandboarding Safari
Try your hand at one of the most popular desert sports with this 4x4 sandboarding safari from Dubai. Settle into a 4x4 with your private guide and drive to some of the best sand dunes in Dubai's desert to try this popular desert sport. Travel in a 4x4 vehicle, taking in the amazing scenic views as you drive to some of the best sand dunes in Dubai's desert. Follow your expert guide's instructions, grab a sandboard to slip and slide down the sandy slopes!
Dubai Desert Hummer Adventure with BBQ Dinner
The most popular off-road experience in Dubai, the Desert Hummer Adventure departs late afternoon and takes on the Arabian dunes for your adventure. Weave in and out of the rugged golden sand dunes and feel the excitement of a dashing dune bashing. With an expert guide in tow, enjoy the amazing diversity of desert landscapes. At sunset, watch the sun set behind the horizon, a beautiful sight to behold! Later you'll be pampered with a BBQ dinner and Arabian entertainment at your desert campsite.
Fishing in Dubai with Rustar
The Arabian Gulf offers some of the best deep sea fishing experiences in the world. On this 4-hour trip, your competent and capable captain, takes you out to the deep sea to catch some good fish such as king fish, queen fish, hamour, cobia, barracuda, amongst others. This family-friendly tour ensures you have all the proper equipment, fishing instructions, tackle, and bait as well.
Dubai Deep Sea Fishing
Dubai is one of the region's finest fishing spots in the Arabian Gulf. On this 4-hour sport fishing trip, learn the techniques of sport fishing, how to use top-quality equipment and pluck out snappers, groupers, catfish, red mullet, small barracudas, baby sharks, and many others. Savour your fish, fresh off the boat and right onto the grill!
Ski Dubai Penguin Encounter
Meet the Gentoo and King penguins at Ski Dubai during this 40-minute penguin encounter. This tour gives you the chance to enjoy a personal interaction with two or more of the wonderful birds as the photographer snaps photos of your encounter. See the penguins by the pool and watch them perform amusing underwater antics at the underwater viewing area.
More Dubai tours & activities and contact details
Jebel Ali Golf Resort and Spa Club
Tel: +971 4 814 5555, +971 4 814 5800
Le Meredian Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina ( Visit Site )
Tel: +971 4 399 3333
Tel: +971 4 315 4777
El Mundo ( Visit Site )
Tel: +971 50 551 7406
Club Mina, Le Meredian Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina ( Visit Site )
Tel: +971 4 399 3333
Tel: +971 4 220 0331, +971 4 232 5255
Tel: +971 4 299 5811
Emirates Aviation Services - Flying School ( Visit Site )
Tel: +971 4 299 5155, +971 4 299 5162
Fujairah Aviation Academy ( Visit Site )
Tel: +971 9 2224747
Umm Al QuwainAeroclub
Tel: +971 6 768 1447
Hot Air Ballooning:
Tel: +971 4 289 9295
Balloon Adventures Dubai
Tel: +971 4 285 4949
Voyagers Extreme Dune Centre, Satwa
Tel: +971 4 345 4504
Dubai Autodrome ( Visit Site )
Tel: +971 4 367 8700
Jebel Ali Go Karting
Paintball Dubai ( Visit Site )
Tel: +971 4 324 4755
Micro Aviation Club ( Visit Site )
Tel: + 971 55 843 5254, + 971 50 145 7097
Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club ( Visit Site )
Tel: +971 4 361 8111
Skydive Dubai ( Visit Page )
Tel: +971 50 154 2992
Wild Wadi ( Visit Site )
Tel: +971 4 3484 444
Tel: +971 4 324 1222
Dreamland Aqua Park ( Visit Site )
Tel: +971 6 768 1888