Dubai has become a global city with millions of tourists visiting it every year. If you have never been to Dubai then you should at least once in your life because it offers an experience you won’t find anywhere else, especially for tourists. Whether you are a shopaholic or party animal or loves to see modern and ancient architectural marvels, Dubai offer something for everyone. Here are five things that first-time tourists to Dubai cannot afford to miss.

Dinner On A Cruise

Jumping on a cruise in the calm waters of Dubai is an experience you will never forget for the rest of your life. Throw in a tasty dinner to go with it and your Dubai trip will become even more special. Viewing the city from dhow cruise Dubai marina is a sight to behold. You can either make new friends or spend some quality time and enjoy beautiful evenings in Dubai with your loved ones by having a dinner on a cruise. Although, this might cost you an arm and a leg it is once in a lifetime experience that is worth the hefty price tag.

Book A Yacht

For those who can not enjoy the liberty of having dinner on a cruise, they can book a yacht at a fraction of the cost. There are many yacht charter Dubai services that offer the wide range of yachts for different applications. Depending on the number of people, the activities you want to perform and some other factors, you can book a yacht for a day. There is no better way to relax then booking a yacht and traverse through the calm waters of Dubai. Show your love by spending some memorable moments with your loved ones.

Go On a Desert Safari

If water doesn’t intrigue you much, then desert might win your fancy. If that is the case then, Dubai desert safari is an ideal choice for you. Most of us tend to believe that desert does not have much to offer to the tourist but that is not the case when you are in Dubai desert. There are many activities such as dune bashing, sandboarding, quad racing and camping that will delight the adventure enthusiasts out there. You can also spend a night in the desert and enjoy a tasty dinner with gourmet food and drinks.

See The World From Burj Al Khalifa

If you are in Dubai and your tour ends without seeing the world’s tallest building in the world, Burj Al Khalifa, you have missed out. Nothing compares or even comes close to the view you will have from the top floor of the world’s tallest building. As you go up so does the rates but it is worth paying more just to see a view from the top of Burj Al Khalifa. It is one of those things that word cannot do justice to, you will have to be there to experience it yourself.

Visit the Waterpark and Atlantis The Palm

Dubai is hot and temperatures can go as high as 50 degrees centigrade on hot summer days. Beat the heat and cool off in one of the most exciting water parks in the middle east, Atlantis the Palm. Zip through the water tunnel as stingrays and sharks swim above you. If you are a fan of adventurous slides then you are in luck because you will find many of them in this exotic waterpark. For the less adventurous crowd, a sunbath on a pristine beach might be a better option. Aquaventure waterpark in Atlantis, The Palm offers a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation that most tourists will appreciate.


For a first-time tourists, Dubai can be a great experience as it is for the tourists that flock the city every year. If you are in Dubai have not experienced some of the aforementioned things then you were better off staying home. Visit Dubai and make your tour memorable by visiting some of these places and be a part of these experience and you will want to visit Dubai again and again. Which of these five things would you do when you are in Dubai? Feel free to share it with us in the comments section below.