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Things to Do in Dubai This Summer

Things to Do in Dubai This Summer

With temperatures regularly hitting 100°F (38°C), Dubai’s summer heat makes many daytime tours and activities uncomfortable. Yet, with clever timing and the bonus of ever-present air-conditioning, it’s still easy to enjoy the city. From dawn desert trips to indoor theme parks, here’s how to enjoy the best of Dubai from June to September.

  • Admire the sights on a panoramic city tour aboard an air-conditioned hop-on hop-off bus, minivan, or coach.
  • Pretend it’s winter with a day of skiing, tobogganing, and penguin-watching in the frozen indoor wonderland of Ski Dubai.
  • Absorb the sea breezes and wide-screen views of Dubai’s futuristic skyline and Burj Al-Arab on a high-speed RIB boat cruise.
  • Beat the day’s heat on an early morning desert experience that lets you sand board, ride a camel, and drive an ATV across the dunes before the sands start to sizzle.
  • Stay cool and enjoy Dubai’s best views on a combo tour that includes the Burj Khalifa observatory, Dubai Aquarium, and dinner by the Dubai Fountain.
  • Splash and swim the day away at the slides and pools of the Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark.
  • Hit the rides and coasters of Dubai’s IMG Worlds of Adventure, the world’s biggest indoor theme park.
  • Savor the views and a gourmet dinner on the air-conditioned, glass-enclosed deck when you take a Bateaux dinner cruise on Dubai Creek.
  • Experience the thrill of a skydive minus the fierce summer heat during an indoor skydiving session.
  • Take advantage of cool evening temperatures on a sunset camel trek and Bedouin-style dinner experience in the desert.

Big Bus Dubai Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Bus Tours
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Admission Ticket: IMG Worlds of Adventure
Theme Parks
Dubai Guided Sightseeing Boat Tours
Jet Boating
Dubai Sunset Camel Trekking with Shows & BBQ Dinner
Dining Experiences
Atlantis Aquaventure & Lost Chambers Ticket
Theme Parks
Dubai City Half-Day City Tour
Half-day Tours
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At The Top Burj Khalifa & "Aquarium" Dubai Mall Tickets
Attractions & Museums