7 Unique Dubai Experiences That You Can’t Do Anywhere Else

Got friends or family visiting this winter? There are so many awesome Dubai experiences they need to try out! From trying out the new Human Slingshot to trying a 25k gold samosa, here are 7 unique bucket-list experiences that can be done only in Dubai…

1. Try a human slingshot

Yep, there’s actually a human slingshot in Dubai! Brave enough to try it? This slingshot will propel thrill-seekers across the beach and over the sea at speeds of up to 100km/hr – in just half a second!

Price: AED 280
Where: Kite Beach

2. Stand inside the tallest building in the world

Want to be on top of the world? A trip to Dubai isn’t complete without visiting the iconic Burj Khalifa! Make your way to the At The Top viewing deck on the 124th floor (at sunrise or sunset for the best views) – they even have a sunrise breakfast offer, where you can enjoy a complimentary breakfast at The Cafe!

Price: From AED 135
Where: Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai

3. Explore the world in one day

Now that Global Village has finally reopened, you can explore the world in just a day. With live entertainment, kiosks, stalls, restaurants, performances, delicacies and traditional crafts from various countries all over the world, there’s no better way to explore the world… without having to leave the city.

Price: From AED 15
Where: Global Village, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road

4. Have a gold samosa

Ever tried a gold samosa? How about a gold cappuccino? Yep, only in Dubai will you find 24k gold dishes available all around town. If you fancy getting a taste of luxury, you can find this popular Indian snack, which is dipped in 24 carat gold, at Yalla Samosa in JLT.

Price: AED 125
Where: Yalla Samosa, JLT

5. Ski inside a shopping mall

It may sound a little odd, but yes there’s an actual indoor ski park built inside Mall of the Emirates… and it’s snow much fun! From hanging out with penguins to learning how to ski to rolling around the snow in zorb balls – this is one Dubai experience to tick off your bucket lists.

Price: From AED 190 (snow park)
Where: Mall of the Emirates, Umm Suqeim

6. Shop in the world’s biggest mall

A trip to the Dubai Mall needs to be on your lists, whether or not you want to shop! There are so many things to do there, including watching the Dubai Fountain show, ice skating, seeing the sharks swim around in the gigantic Dubai Aquarium, take a flying lesson, shoot zombies and more.

Price: Free
Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai

7. Skydive over the Palm

Last but not least, your trip wouldn’t be complete without an insane Dubai experience! People from all over the world come to Dubai just to skydive over the Palm Jumeirah, so if you’re brave enough to try it out – go for it!

Price: AED 2,199
Where: Skydive Dubai, Dubai Marina

Read more: Make sure to check out our Things To Do category for more fun activities and adventures in the city…