UAE – Middle East’s Biggest Adventureland

Posted on Aug 4 2016 - 5:47pm by Priya Ghatol

UAE, once considered as a serious country, is today a country known for the adventurous experiences it holds. Each year, millions of tourists from around the world, come to see the tourist attractions in UAE. Many of them are adventure seekers who are drawn to the country to experience some of the most unique experiences that cannot be found elsewhere. One such prime example is the desert safari in Dubai. In the safari, you experience dune bashing, quad biking, camel riding, fire show, belly dancing, BBQ dinners, and so much more that makes it a great experience. Similarly, there are many other adventures unique to UAE that’ll blow your mind.

Dune Bugging

Dune Buggying in Dubai Desert

Similar to dune bashing, dune bugging is an adventurous activity. Dune buggies are caged vehicles that run through the desert and other rough terrains at high speeds. Dune buggies are gaining a lot of popularity as they allow off-roading at high speeds. If you love cars and the desert, you have to do this activity. It will be the thrill of a lifetime.


Off Roading in Dubai

UAE is a country that has some of the world’s finest and most powerful vehicles. Many of these vehicles are used for off-roading tours. Off-roading is a great way to see the rough terrain outside the city. Don’t get this confused with the desert safari. Off-roading tours cover many other areas, like the area near Hajar Mountain Range, which is full of undiscovered beauty.

Formula Rossa

Formula Rossa, Abu Dhabi - UAE

The Ferrari World Theme Park in Yas island, Abu Dhabi has many exciting rides and adventures, but the most exciting one has to be the Formulas Rossa. This is the world’s fastest roller coaster ride. If you’ve always wanted to experience the speeds a Formula 1 drive experiences, this ride is definitely for you. Feel the G-Force as the roller coasters zips and zooms about. This ride is a must for speed junkies.


Skiing And Snowboarding in Dubai

Skiing in UAE? This must be a joke! But it’s not. UAE has been a country that takes pride in doing the impossible. One of these impossible feats is building a Ski Resort in the Mall of Emirates. The resort is a modern-day marvel that attracts many tourists who are amazed by the resort. You can ski and snowboard on 5 different slopes of varying difficulties. There are also many other snow activities. Come here, and be awestruck. It is one of the places to visit in UAE.


Flyboarding in Dubai

Now this is something new, and there’s a good chance you might not even have heard of it. Flyboarding is a water sport that let’s you fly above the water. You are strapped to a Jet Blade, which is similar to the jet packs in spy movies; except the Jet Blades make use of water to propel you 10 metres above the water. It’s the best feeling in the world.

Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking in Dubai

When adventure beckons, getting up early also becomes easy. So, get up early and head to the mountain bike trail in the Hajar Mountains. This trail was discovered by avid mountain bikers who took to the treacherous mountain. On the trail, you will find adventurous patches, wild animals and stunning views of the desert and mountain. This adrenalin ride is a must-have.

Indoor Skydiving

Indoor Skydiving Dubai

You can skydive anywhere in the world, but there are only a few places where you can indoor skydive. An indoor wind tunnel shooting air at 200 kmph will make you fly indoors. This activity is just as exciting, and will leave you breathless.

Race on the Track

Race on the Track, Dubai

We know about the Formula Rossa but how about actually racing on the Yas Marina Racetrack. After training, you can ride a racing car on the track, or even take part in the drag race, where the car reaches a speed of 60 mph in just 4.5 secs. If you are still looking for more adventure, you can also take part in a go-kart race in the Yas KartZone. Feed the speed junkie in you.

There are many tourist attractions in UAE that promise adventures like no other. UAE is a country that likes to take things to the next level. Therefore, you are guaranteed to have some amazing adventures that you will remember for the rest of your life.

Priya Ghatol

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