Dubai Activities

Things to do
Dubai’s incredible range of world-class attractions ensures visitors will have an unforgettable experience.

A few examples of what visiting delegates can do whilst in the emirate are listed below and further information on the full range of activities and events on offer in Dubai can be found on

If you have any inquiry on tours, please contact Safwan Thawfeek from Excite Tourism ( or +971 4 357 24 24 / +971 55 772 2905).

Al Badia Golf Club
Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental Dubai Festival City is an 18-hole, championship golf course designed by the renowned Robert Trent Jones II featuring an award winning clubhouse, four dynamic restaurants, event spaces and a luxurious spa.
The par-72 Al Badia course was designed on an oasis theme and features abundant water, rivers of sand and plants indigenous to the Arabian Gulf. The prestigious course can be played from the maximum 7388 yards for championship players, down to 5398 yards for newer players.

More information available online here

The Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding (SMCCU)
Facilitated by SMCCU, a walking tour through Al Fahidi (Bastakiya) Historic District, one of the oldest traditional Emirati neighbourhoods with narrow lanes and tall wind-towers, offers a glimpse of historical Dubai.

More information available online here

The Dubai Pearl Museum
Sultan Al Owais was one of Dubai’s most important pearl merchants, poets and philanthropists who donated his pearl collection to the people of the UAE under custodianship of the National Bank of Dubai. To preserve this heritage, the bank has designated and created a purpose-built museum in its headquarters where this collection is displayed.

More information available online here

The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve
In a city where maps are updated every day, this is a unique opportunity to explore the natural habitat of the desert eco system. Located 45 kilometers to the South East of Dubai and spread over 225 square kilometers, the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve is home to rare flora, fauna and migratory birds.

More information available online here

Intercontinental Hotel Festival City Spa
Spa InterContinental creates a quiet sanctuary from the bustle of the city with nature-inspired décor and Arabian subtleties.

More information available online here

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