Discover Dubai Through Water- Best Water Activities

The city with its vast coastline, calm waters of the Arabian Sea, and excellent beach facilities are fast becoming a global water sports destination.  Making the most of the clear skies and temperate days, you can opt for a leisurely dusk sail, high-speed tour on a jet-ski or something a little more daring like Flyboarding or Seabreaching. It’s really no surprise the glittering metropolis of Dubai has become world leader in water sports. Here’s a guide to the best aquatic activities.

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Swim with thousands of colourful marine fish, sharks and rays under the guidance of trained experts. The Palm is the largest ever built sand island. Dubai is a year-round scuba diving and snorkelling destination, and everyone from beginners to semi-professionals is catered for. The model of the peninsula was the myth of the sunken continent “Atlantis”. The Ambassador, the “The Lost Chambers” and the luxury resort with its own water park (“Aquaventure”) are parts of the sand island.

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Jet Ski Fun

Have fun on the water and at the same time take in some of Dubai’s famous landmarks with a jet-ski session. Hitting speeds of up to 70 km/h, jet-skiing is one of the fastest water sports in Dubai. Easy to master, you’ll soon be racing across the waves in a surge of adrenaline, unlike anything you’ve felt before. Should you prefer, sightseeing tours by jet-ski are also available. A ride on a jet ski in Dubai is one of the best water sports you can try out when in the city. Lasting between 30 minutes and two hours, tours take in the seven-star Burj Al Arab hotel, Jumeirah beach, and the famed Palm Jumeirah.

Sail On Boats And Yachts

A ride on jet ski Dubai would be your best experience you would try in The combination of sheer mechanical power combined with the thrill of being in the wide open ocean is what you get on a Jet Ski! A ride on a jet ski in Dubai is one of the best water sports you can try out when in the city. The Nemo Watersports in Dubai is one of the best providers, and the Jet Ski tour they take is near the Burj Al Arab where you can get amazing photographs of your adventure story! You will be tethered to a motorboat that will tow you through the water in a serpentine motion. Before the activity, you will be given clear instructions by a professional to enjoy it safely. Wakeboarding combines the adrenaline rush with the element of sightseeing. Nothing better than a fast-paced water adventure on a warm Dubai day.

These are the best water activities in Dubai,  plan your trip as soon as possible and make your family enjoy.


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