Dubai is a great location for vacations and family time. It is also a great location for thrill-seekers and adventurous people alike. The city has much to offer in terms of high adrenaline sports and desert adventures, and we are going to highlight a few here to tempt you into trying your luck.
Al Qudra Cycling Trail
This is a perfect activity if you are not in the mood for extreme sports. However, if you want to experience the thrill of riding through the desert, which is 86-kilometer-long, this is one of the best options. You may even catch a glimpse of the local wildlife in the area, namely the Arabian Oryx. The ideal time to embark on this cycling adventure is probably early morning, as the temperature is perfect then. However, the sunset hours, are no less and is just as beautiful. There are solo and group riders and in case you don’t own a bicycle, there are options to rent one.
Hot Air Balloons
Going up in the hot air balloon has to be one of the most thrilling activities in Dubai. The city has many trained and qualified individuals who will ensure that your trip is safe and exciting at the same time. If you are lucky, you may also manage to spot the oryx, gazelles, desert rabbits and more of the local wildlife. This is a perfect and exciting activity to enjoy with a group of your friends and family.
Quad biking is a fantastic way to view and move across the desert effortlessly. If you are a person who enjoys driving with wild abandon, freely in the desert terrain, then this is activity is tailor-made for you. This is a great Dubai adventure you can indulge in, as it is not easily available everywhere. Quad biking can be dangerous, when not prepared, hence, ensure that you wear all safety gear and that the machine that you get is in optimum condition. It is imperative, that you use one of the well-renowned company which is offering its services, as they not only brief potential customers regarding the safety protocols, but they also provide security, while you ride through the desert.
Skydiving may not be for everyone, as many have fear of height. However, in Dubai, you can find many experienced and trained professionals. In case you will be trying this for the first time, do not worry, as you can have someone jumping with you (tandem dive). For experienced divers, you can go solo, and the view is simply breathtaking.
This great opportunity for the ones who prefer the calm and peace of the sea to the higher adrenaline sports. The region is home to many different schools of fish. There are strict restrictions on fishing in the area, and most of the time, the catches are released. However, if you must get back your catch, there is a restriction of a maximum of 15 kgs. or 6 large fishes.
Dubai is visited by people from all across the world. More so, it is a great destination for thrill-seekers to try out different variety of sports and activities, which otherwise may be difficult. Besides the grandeur and glitzy lights, you will be able to enjoy an adrenaline rush like never before. So, go ahead and plan your adventure holiday to this city in the desert and you will not regret it.