Emirates shares some places to see on your next visit. Picture: Pexels.
Emirates shares some places to see on your next visit. Picture: Pexels.

4 things to do in Dubai

By IOL Supplied Time of article published Oct 24, 2018

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 In a press release by airline Emirates, it said Dubai provides an extraordinary escape for visitors and offers a wide range of accommodation to suit all budgets. "Travellers can enjoy year-round sunshine, world-class shopping, iconic buildings and a tantalising culinary experience – there’s something for everyone," it said. 

They share the top activities to discover in Dubai include:

 The Burj Khalifa

No trip to Dubai is complete without a visit to the world’s tallest building. Ride a moving sidewalk and ultra-modern elevator 125 floors up for unrivalled panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf from an outdoor observation deck.

 Camel Safari 

Experience some desert fun that’s fit for the whole family during a camel ride over Dubai’s mysterious, rolling sand dunes. End off your tour with a dinner under the stars featuring mouth-watering Arabic cuisine fit for a King!

Aquaventure Waterpark 

Whether it’s taking on the waterslides, embarking on a tubing adventure or visiting The Lost Chambers aquarium, the Aquaventure Waterpark at the majestic Atlantis The Palm in Dubai has it all, and then some. Enjoy a fun-filled day out in the sun!

Grand Mosque

Known for its spectacular architecture, visiting the Grand Mosque is the perfect way to gain a deeper understanding of the city’s religious and cultural life. Enjoy peaceful surroundings all day long, and let your inner photographer run wild when the mosque comes to life at night.

* Emirates is offering South African travellers the opportunity to visit Dubai with a special Economy Class and Business Class roundtrip. Passengers who take advantage of the special will be able to earn Skywards Bonus Miles with the addition of a free third piece of luggage. Tickets start from R6199. The offer is valid for a limited time only and tickets must be booked between October 24 and November 7, 2018, and travel to take place between October 24, 2018 and March 31, 2019. The cost of the ticket includes airport taxes. Emirates is also offering a 3rd piece of luggage of up to 23kg for Economy Class and up to 32kg for Business Class. 

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