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New attractions to check out in Dubai

Thu, April 21, 2022

Discover hot new openings and fresh experiences that you will love.

Discover hot new openings and fresh experiences that you will love.

Museum of the Future

One of the city’s most famous landmarks, this ‘living museum’ explores how society could evolve in the coming decades, combining elements of traditional exhibition, immersive theatre and themed attractions. Look beyond the present and towards the future's limitless possibilities across a range of sectors, including space travel, climate change and ecology. Discover the world's greatest ideas, prototypes and inventions in Dubai.

Ain Dubai

Ain Dubai
Ain Dubai is one of Dubai's many record-breaking attractions. Located on Bluewaters Island, it offers 360-degree views of the urban skyline during a 38-minute journey. There are three different pod experiences on offer: observation cabins, social cabins and private cabins. More than just a vantage point, Ain Dubai acts as an elevated setting for new experiences with even the wheel’s base serving as an entertainment zone.

Sky Views Dubai

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If you're a fan of heights then head 219.5m above ground with Sky Views Dubai. Visitors will be swept off their feet as they take in endless vistas of the city skyline and a bird's eye view of Downtown Dubai. Perched atop the Address Sky View hotel, this architectural marvel has three distinct offerings providing unforgettable sightseeing escapades — the Observatory, Glass Slide and thrill-inducing Edge Walk.

The View at The Palm

Enjoy incomparable views of one of Dubai’s most talked about landmarks at The View at The Palm. Located 240m high, the observation deck presents never seen before 360-degree panoramas of Palm Jumeirah alongside the sparkling waters of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai skyline in the distance. The View at The Palm is located on level 52 of The Palm Tower, which also houses a café, a creative exhibition, interactive aquarium-themed tunnels and a gift shop. To further elevate your sky-high sightseeing experience while here, step up to The Next Level – at 250m above ground, the private, barrier-free space is the island's highest vantage point.

Hatta Dome Park

Hatta Dome Park
Settle in for an unforgettable night under the stars at Hatta Dome Park, a glamping experience that takes advantage of Hatta’s mountainscape views and back-to-nature vibes. There are 15 tents here, each designed with chic minimalism in mind, complete with panoramic windows, a private outdoor terrace and many of the amenities you’d expect at a hotel. The hub of thrilling outdoor adventures, Hatta Wadi Hub, is just a short walk away so you and your tribe can amp up the adrenaline or, if you want to slow down the pace, simply fire up your own private barbecue and fire pit, and enjoy a meal in the sunshine.

Deep Dive Dubai

Explore Deep Dive Dubai's underwater habitats

The latest addition to the city's thriving sports and adventure activities scene, Deep Dive Dubai is the place to be for all aqua enthusiasts. The recreational centre's 60.02m-deep pool is certified by Guinness World Records as the world's deepest swimming pool for diving. Aside from its remarkable depth, the pool features other unrivalled underwater additions, such as a 'sunken city', alongside year-round freediving and scuba diving courses and guided experiences.

Infinity des Lumières

Step into the biggest immersive digital art centre in the Middle East, Infinity des Lumières, which brings contemporary art to life through 130 projectors, 58 speakers and an incredible 3,000 HD digital moving images. The immersive experience will transport visitors into a world where they can enjoy living dynamic art. Exhibitions related to Van Gogh, Japanese artists such as Hokusai, and a doorway into the cosmos with Thomas Vanz, will run simultaneously through the gallery and captivate your senses.

Madame Tussauds Dubai

Want to pose with the stars on the red carpet? Madame Tussauds lets you do just that. Visit the famous waxwork museum, known for crafting lifelike replicas of high profile figures and celebrities, at Bluewaters Dubai. It is the only Madame Tussauds in the region, allowing fans of all ages to explore seven themed rooms as they look for their favourite famous faces. You'll get to mingle with 60 international stars and meet 16 regional heavy-hitters too, including singer Balqees Fathi and Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan.

AURA SKYPOOL

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Prepare to bask under open skies like never before at AURA Skypool, the world’s first and highest 360-degree infinity pool. The elegant pool-and-lounge destination is perched on the 50th floor of The Palm Tower, with an ‘oasis in the sky’ feel thanks to its nature-inspired decor and uninterrupted city views. Bring your friends along to enjoy an unforgettable swim and Asian plates from the refreshing menu.

Dubai Harbour

Dubai Harbour
Admire the city’s sparkling coastline from Dubai Harbour, a seafront district in Dubai Marina that boasts the most advanced cruise terminal and the largest marina in the region. With the ability to berth up to 700 luxury yachts and boats, the Dubai Harbour also features a 120,000sqm cruise facility with two terminals on a 910m long quay. The world-class maritime destination is already open for the public to explore, though new hotels, cafes, retail outlets and restaurants in the area will be opening in phases.

Zabeel Sports District

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Located on the rooftop of The Dubai Mall's Zabeel extension, Zabeel Sports District is a multi-sports complex for athletes and enthusiasts. The facility spans 20,000sqft and features five paddle tennis courts, four covered badminton courts, two basketball and volleyball courts, and an indoor cricket pitch with safety nets. Those looking to quench their thirst mid-action can also fuel up at the onsite juice and snack stall.

Inside Burj Al Arab

While the iconic sail-shaped hotel has been synonymous with Dubai for decades, for the first time since its launch, the Burj Al Arab has opened its doors to visitors for an immersive 90-minute tour. The exclusive experience invites viewers to explore the landmark’s gilded suites and ultra-luxurious interiors while uncovering its history and wealth of untold stories. Available daily from 9:30am, the tour is curated for a butler-guided group of 12 visitors.

Mushrif National Park bike trail

Discover Dubai's newest cycling attraction at Mushrif National Park, with 20km of mountain biking trails winding their way throughout the park. The first track of its kind in Dubai, this is is just the first phase of the trail, with a further 30km set to open soon. There are multiple trails of varying levels of difficulty, for beginners all the way up to seasoned mountain biking experts, and they've been designed to accommodate up to 3,000 bike lovers every day. 

Deira Islands

A manmade archipelago beside the Dubai neighbourhood it is named after, Deira Islands covers 15.3sqkm across four isles. The mixed-use development is already known for its family hotels, marinas and retail thrills, and adds 21kms of pristine beachfront to the city’s already covetable coastline. Directly accessible from the mainland via road and sea, Deira Islands is within easy reach of many landmarks, including historic souks.

Dubai Hills Mall

Dubai Hills Mall is the newest shopping mall in Dubai, located in a chic neighbourhood surrounded by rolling green lawns. The lifestyle hub is a welcome addition to the city's expansive shopping scene where residents and visitors alike can browse through all the latest trends at 600 outlets. There are plenty of leisure highlights too, including a cineplex and indoor rollercoasters.

Pavilion at The Beach

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With a prime spot at one of Dubai's top lifestyle destinations, Pavilion at The Beach promises 365 days of dining with extraordinary views. The sprawling space houses six restaurants, including homegrown favourites. Step into the temperature-controlled 'glasshouse' complete with a retractable roof, ensuring a pleasant experience no matter what time of the day you visit. With unmatched views of serene blue waters and the magnificent Ain Dubai, even a casual meal here feels extravagant.

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