Dubai never stops evolving and surprising us with its attractions and incredible events. It is best known for the high world tower the Burj Khalifa, the Burj Al Arab which is the most luxurious hotel in the world, its malls and its beaches. Today, new activities are added to the list of must-do’s in Dubai. Here is a list of new attractions that we recommend you to do during your stay in Dubai. These are cultural, educational and sensational activities.
Visit of the Burj Al Arab
Have you been dreaming of visiting the most luxurious hotel in the world? Since its opening, this is the very first time that guided tours are organized in this emblematic hotel.
The visits of the Burj Al Arab are done in groups of 12 people for 90 minutes. During the tour, you will discover all the secrets and corners of this iconic hotel. An immersive experience that will appeal to all those who are curious and want to discover the architecture and layout of the Burj Al Arab from the inside.
You can combine a visit with lunch at the Burj Al Arab. Al Muntaha is a Michelin starred restaurant of French and Italian gastronomic cuisine.
Remember to book well in advance, as the restaurant is often sold out over several months.
Address : Jumeirah road, Umm Suqeim 3 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Times: visits are made under reservation every day from 9:30 am
Telephone: +971 4 301 7777
Website : online reservation
Sky Views Dubai
Recently opened, this attraction will please the most adventurous among you. Sky View Dubai is located at the top of the Address Sky Views hotel. There are three distinct experiences offered: Observatory, Edge Walk and Glass Slide.
At 219.5 meters above the ground, you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the Downtown Dubai cityscape.
Observatory allows you to enjoy an incredible view from a transparent elevator leading to the 52nd floor. Then you can take a spiral staircase to reach the 53rd floor.
As for the Glass Slide, it is a transparent slide that connects the 53 and 52 floors. This is a fun activity that you can do with your family, as it is suitable for all ages.
For adventure lovers, in addition to the Observatory and the Glass Slide, opt for the Edge Walk. It is a walk along the cornice around the building. Equipped with a harness, you will be practically in the void.
These three activities will allow you to enjoy panoramic views of part of the city of Dubai, the Burj Khalifa and the long Sheikh Zayed Road.
Address : Address Sky View Emaar Square Area Downtown – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Opening hours : open every day from 10am to 10pm
Website : https://www.skyviewsdubai.com
Reservation: possible online
Infinity of Lights
Located on level 2 of the Dubai Mall, Infinity of the Enlightenment, is an immersive museum.
Infinity des Lumières offers a experience halfway between exhibition and show. Indeed, its particularity is to project images and videos on the walls to the rhythm of a musical background. On the walls, on the ceiling and on the floor, the images scroll and tell a story. This perfect synchronization will give you a sensational experience. The entrance ticket offers you a journey into the life of the artist, into another time and another universe.
This place can appeal to adults as well as children. It allows you to discover art in a more playful way. There is no age to be immersed in the works and to be carried by the music.
For lovers of contemporary art, this place should be in your bucket list.
Address: Financial Center Road – Downtown Dubai Dubai Mall Level 2 Opposite Galerie Lafayette – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Monday to Thursday:
open from 10am to 10pm
Friday to Sunday:
open from 10am to 11pm
Website : https://www.infinitylumieres.com
Hatta Dome Park
Spending a night away from the city and the buildings of Dubai is now possible. Hatta is about 1 hour and a half drive from Dubai. Far from the sea and in the heart of the land and mountains, it is the ideal destination when you need a change of scenery.
Hatta Dome Park is a concept of glamping, is camping with a little more glamour. The tents are both minimalist and chic. They are equipped with everything you need: beds, sofas, refrigerator, wifi connection, furnished terrace, barbecue, etc. You will feel at home.
There are plenty of activities to do in Hatta like Mountain biking, there are dedicated trails for that, hiking and canoeing.
An activity that you can do alone, with your family, as a couple or with friends.
Address: R563+WX – Sufayri – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Opening hours : open every day from 7am to midnight
Please note that in summer, they are not open.
Reservations: on the website
The View at The Palm
Located on the 52nd floor of The Palm Tower, The View at The Palm is an observation deck that offers a 360 degree panorama. You will have a view of Palm Jumeirah Island from a height of 240 meters. It is possible to see the island from even higher. If you want to live this experience, opt for the Next Level.
You will also find a interactive exhibition, interactive tunnels on the theme of submarines.
We advise you to book in advance on their website and to choose the time slot before sunset. This way you can enjoy the view during the day, sunset and then see the city light up.
Address : 447Q+PV2 – Palm Jumeirah Rd – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Opening hours: open every day.
Monday to Thursday:
open from 9am to 10pm.
Entrance possible until 9pm
Friday to Sunday:
open from 9am to midnight.
Entrance possible until 11pm
Located on Bluewaters Island, Ain Dubai will open its doors in late October. This is one of the most incredible attractions in Dubai. It is an opportunity to discover the city from another point of view. A big wheel of 250 meters of height. It is the highest and widest wheel in the world.
There are several options available to you. You can choose between social cabins, private cabins and observation cabins. You choose one of the cabins and go on a short 38 minute trip. You will see incredible 360 degree views of the Burj Al Arab, Palm Jumeirah and Burj Khalifa.
At the bottom of the wheel, there are often entertaining animations. So don’t miss this experience if you are in Dubai.
Address: Bluewaters – Bluewaters Island – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Opening hours: October 21, 2022
Website : https://www.aindubai.com/
Reservations: on the website
Museum of the future
Fascinating by its exterior architecture, the Museum of the future is a museum that takes visitors on a journey to the future. Through traditional exhibits, themed attractions and other educational entertainment. This museum projects possible changes in climate, ecology, health, wellness and many other topics.
They organize workshops and conferences on technological solutions in the face of the problems that we might encounter. It is a museum that is suitable for young and old. Remember to follow the news on the website to not miss the workshops and conferences that are organized at the museum.
Address: Sheikh Zayed Rd – Trade Centre – Trade Centre 2 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Opening hours : open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm
Telephone: +971 800 2071
Website : https://museumofthefuture.ae/en
Once the attraction is over, why not go for a coffee and shopping at City Walk? Or, you can go for a drink on a rooftop at Marina or JBR followed by a gourmet restaurant. Dubai is a city that never sleeps. At night, you can also shop, dine and party.