Dubai, often referred to as the land that turns dreams into realities, is one of the most modern and futuristic cities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In the past fifty years, Dubai has undergone a tremendous amount of transition and has transformed itself from a mere desert to one of the most exciting and thrilling cities in the world that hosts a plethora of activities. The city is endowed with a geographical landscape that makes it an ideal place to host various sports fiestas and thrilling activities, drawing a majority of tourists for vacations and luxury living. 

This adventure junk capital is a world of imagination and is filled with places that will blow your mind: buildings that seem to defy gravity, restaurants that not only serve food but class, and theme parks that will ignite the rush of adrenaline in your veins. Often referred to as the “City of Gold,” Dubai is the perfect blend of adventure and luxury, so if you are ready to dig a little deeper into your pockets, then hop on the plane and enjoy the thrills of Dubai! Here we have compiled a brief list of the top five most thrilling activities that you can do in Dubai, so without any further ado, let us plunge into the topic. 

IMG Worlds of Adventure

Hands down, a must-visit place for all thrill-seekers, IMG Worlds of Adventure is the largest, most visited indoor theme park to ever exist and is a major tourist attraction. This yet another wonder of Dubai’s creation, with an area equivalent to at least 28 football fields, is home to the city’s fastest and tallest roller coaster rides. Built with the motive of offering the pleasure of six enormous adventure zones to tourists coming from all over the globe, the IMG World of Adventure is one of the best amusement parks in Dubai. IMG World of Adventure tickets will only cost you around AED 120 to AED 350. 

Burj Khalifa’s pinnacle base jump 

The Burj Khalifa is not only the world’s tallest skyscraper, but it also has some of the world’s fastest lifts that defy gravity to a great extent. The building is also the center for an adrenaline-pumping activity, offering some of the most majestic and stunning views in the Dubai skyline. Feel the strong current of adrenaline rushing through your veins when you think of jumping from an altitude of approximately 2720 meters and the topmost 163rd floor. The jump is highly supervised and is conducted under the guidance of several skilled individuals and tonnes of safety precautions.

Dune bashing 

For all those people that are crazy about speed, here is the activity that was created for them. The dreams of chasing wild winds will come true as you race your car against numerous dunes. Sit behind the wheel of an SUV and accelerate to 4th gear, feel the sand from the dunes circling you as if you were their sun, and bash through the haze at full speed! isn’t it? The most popular model of SUV is the big red one, which is most commonly used to execute this activity. The latest ones can even take you up to the speed of 250,000 square miles. 

Skydive over the Palm Jumeirah 

Witness this marvelous creation of humans, the Palm Jumeirah, one of the three islands, from a bird’s perspective. Feel the strong flow of adrenaline rushing through your veins when you stand at a staggering altitude of 13000 feet above sea level, witnessing the futuristic creation of mankind and at the same time falling towards it. While falling, you may even catch a glimpse of the magnificent Burj Khalifa, the Atlantis, and other monumental and architectural masterpieces. The only requirements are to be over the age of 18 and not to weigh more than a hundred kilograms. 


As previously said, Dubai has been blessed with a great geographical setting with the desert on one side and the sea on the other. Flyboarding is one of the most exclusive sports that come along with thrill and adventure. It is done by many, including some of the most renowned celebrities. Feel the strong rush of adrenaline through your veins as you fly over water at a speed of 40 kilometers per hour while witnessing the picturesque scenery of the skyline of Dubai. Flyboarding in Dubai is estimated to cost INR 6000 for a 20-minute ride.