Reasons Why Dubai Is Your Perfect Adventure Destination

NDTV Good Times | August 29, 2016 17:41 IST

Travelling the world in search of your next big adventure? Your search ends with Dubai. If you thought Dubai was only about glitz and glamour, you are mistaken. This mega city is a thrill seeker's paradise; adventures across air, water and land are all at your behest!

Plus Dubai offers countless and exclusive opportunities for action that aren't readily available in India.

1) Skydiving

Dubai's man-made skyline is iconic and best experienced while jumping out of a plane as you soar like a bird above it. The whole experience is a treat for the senses irrespective of whether it is your first jump or hundredth!

And with experienced instructors on board, rest assured you are in safe hands. After an exhilarating freefall, your chute opens for a leisurely descent that offers sprawling views of the Palm Jumeirah, with a second drop zone that offers fantastic views of dunes.

2) Dune Bashing

There is no greater thrill of man vs. desert than dune bashing in Dubai.If you're looking for a memorable Dubai desert experience, this is it - a roller-coaster ride through the golden dunes!

Strap yourself in and drive (almost vertically!) through the dynamic dunes of the desert with options from sunrise to sunset. There is no better way to enjoy the great desert with some traditional activities like belly dancing, BBQ dinners all included in your safari.

3) Flyboarding

Always wanted to swim like a dolphin or fly like a superhero? Flyboard Dubai will make your dreams come true as this new extreme water sport brings the thrill of speed to the sea.

Flyboard is a water jet pack that goes on your feet and allows you to surf the sky while exploring blue seas. Soar across Dubai's futuristic cityscape and fabulous locations across the Arabian Gulf in Dubai. Sounds amazing, doesn't it?

4) Shark Diving

What a great chance to dive with the world's ultimate predator! Dive into the depths of a 10 million litre tank at the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo and experience the thrill of a lifetime. The aquarium is one of the largest suspended aquariums in the world and home to more than 33,000 animals including Grey Reef Sharks, Fan-tail rays, Cow nose rays and Giant Groupers. Whether you are a certified diver or not, this is an experience for all!

5) iFly

iFly is an indoor skydiving experience that makes controlled human flight a reality. Defy gravity with skill, style, and courage and fulfil your dreams of flying. Enjoy an unforgettable experience with professional flight instructors and fans that can blow a wind of up to 185mph (300kph), in a pressurized staging area that can fit up to 12 flyers at one time.

Safe for all, you will learn how different body positions can help finding the right balance. This is one experience that will definitely leave you smiling from cheek to cheek.

Dubai offers this and so much more for thrill seekers. Join us for Episode 6 of Dubai Diaries that will see host Neha Dixit showcase adventures of a lifetime in a city that never stops surprising.

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