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10 Best Adventure Activities in Dubai 2020

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Dubai is one of the best destinations for your next vacation. It is situated on the Persian Gulf and the massive desert is surrounded around it. Dubai’s ample destinations allow the tourist and Dubai residents to explore the adventurous side of Dubai. From the past couple of years, the popularity of adventurous destinations of Dubai has grown. Many teenagers and youngsters head towards Dubai for a thrilling experience. 


If you are looking for a suggestion for the best adventurous trips, then you are in the right place. But make sure to book the car to enjoy a stress-free experience. We recommend RentalcarsUAE for the best Car Rental Dubai deals. 


Here is the list of the top 10 adventurous places to visit in Dubai 2020:


  • Skydiving above the Palm Jumeirah 
  • Sandboarding in Dubai
  • Dune Buggy at Dubai Deserts
  • Racing at Dubai autodrome 
  • Bungee jump at Gravity Zone
  • Ziplining at Xline Dubai
  • Biking at Hajar mountains
  • Hot air balloon ride
  • Diving at Dubai mall aquarium
  • Flyboarding at Jumeirah harbor


Skydiving above the Palm Jumeirah 

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You just can’t skip skydiving in Dubai if you are an adventure lover. Dubai brings out the ease of skydiving facilities at the awesome coastal desert landscape. Imagine jumping out of the plane from the height of 4 thousand meters and swooping down on the stunning landscape. You can enjoy skydiving experience alone or a tandem time if you are a newbie. After coming down a few meters you will be able to enjoy the birds-eye view of the beautiful sights of Dubai like Burj Khalifa, Palm Islands, etc. 


Sandboarding in Dubai

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Sandboarding is quite like snowboarding but in the desert. You can enjoy sandboarding in the Arabian or safari desert in UAE as it is quite an adventurous sport. The board will slide down with sufficient speed on the huge sand dunes. If you are going to do sandboarding for the first time, there is no better place than the Dubai deserts. Just slide down the sand dunes after strapping your boots tight in the sandboard to enjoy the adrenaline-rushing experience of sandboarding in Dubai. 


Dune Buggy at Dubai Deserts

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Have you ever tried a dune buggy ride in any desert? If not, you are going to love it whenever you try it. It is one of the most adventurous activities to enjoy in the desert. Dune buggies have specific thick tires that are designed in such a way that can move smoothly without getting stuck in the sand. It is quite thrilling to sit inside the caged dune buggy and drive the dune buggy at fast speed. It has a protective cage that assures your safety and fun at the same time. 


Racing at Dubai autodrome 

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Want to drive your dream supercar in Dubai? Of course, your answer will be yes. You can enjoy this amazing experience at Dubai autodrome. Just take your favorite car and drive around the race track that is specifically dedicated to that purpose. You can choose Audi TT, Lotus, Audi R8, etc, to drive at Autodrome. Make sure to attend the expert session before you head out for racing. 


Bungee jump at Gravity Zone

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Do you want to feel the experience of falling freely from quite a height? It would be yes if you are an adventure lover. The bungee jump record is set in Dubai as 151 records were set in just 24 hours. It is the most thrilling activity you can enjoy in this city. It requires a lot of will-power and courage to jump from a hundred meters height. The weight limit is 120 kg and you need to be at least 14 years old to jump from 50 meters height.


Ziplining at xline Dubai

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You don’t want to miss the opportunity of zip lining if you are in Dubai. It has the record of the world’s longest zipline. So, if you are looking for an adventure, this place is ideal. You can glide like a bird over the beautiful Dubai Marina at a height of 170 meters. The maximum speed you will reach while sliding is almost 60 km per hour. You can also experience Jebel Jais zipline at the height of 1860 meters at a speed of 150 km per hour. This activity is worthy as you can also enjoy the amazing view during the whole flight. 


Biking at Hajar mountains

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You may not know that but you can enjoy bike riding in the Hajar mountains of Dubai. This adventurous activity is gaining much popularity in Dubai nowadays. Although avenues are less in the city, still you can enjoy biking on the hills. But, if you are looking for something extreme, just head out of the main city towards the Hajar mountains. It has difficult terrain and rugged slopes but even the newbie bikers can enjoy riding these mountains. You can rent a bike on an hourly basis if you are interested in this activity. 


Hot air balloon ride

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Hot balloon rides have gained popularity in the past few years. It is the most exciting and adrenaline-pumping activity. In Dubai, you can enjoy a hot balloon ride in the desert areas. You are going to love the experience of calm winds, beautiful landscapes, and flatlands from the height. You can fly 4,000 feet high above the desert ground that provides an amazing view of old and modern Dubai. 


Diving at Dubai mall aquarium

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If you have a driving license you can open water diving at the Dubai mall aquarium. There will be experts to help you and you can easily dive in the ocean of the Persian Gulf. You can also learn diving from a free dive center to practice holding your breath for a long time and swim in the depth of the ocean. 


Flyboarding at Jumeirah harbor

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If you love doing activities that involve the sea and a lot of water then flyboarding is for you. Celebrities around the world also love to do that. You can fly over the water with the help of a hydro-flighting device is an amazing experience. You can enjoy it at a speed of 40 km/hour. Bring your swimwear and enjoy this sport if you are 18 or above. 


Final thoughts


We hope you will like our recommendations if you are in Dubai for an adventurous tour. We recommend you to book a Cheap Rent A Car online from RentalcarsUAE as they are providing quality services at very affordable rates. Also, you don’t have to pay pick-up or drop-off charges if you book a car from them. Happy Journey!!


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Hey buddy! I go by Calvin and I'm a Deaf traveler. I love exploring the world to discover and share amazing stories, useful tips, stunning photographs, jaw-dropping videos and many more with you all! I aim to empower and inspire the Deaf people that they can do anything they want through my travels.

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