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If you're a thrill-seeker or an adrenaline addict, Dubai is the destination to add to your bucket list. It has a tendency to be extreme in almost every aspect, from incredibly tall skyscrapers to the biggest shopping malls in the world. But this cosmopolitan city offers more than just architectural wonders, pristine beaches and luxury hotels. Here you can find adventure on land, sky and sea!
Jump out of a plane
Skydiving is the most famous and most extreme activity Dubai offers. Jump from an altitude of 4,000 meters and feel the instant adrenaline rush. To stand on the edge of an open window of an airplane soaring that high and waiting to jump requires real nerves of steel. Experience the thrill of freefall at over 210 kilometers per hour and feel your heart racing as you fall down to Earth. When the parachute opens, the sightseeing begins so enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime view of the magnificent Burj Khalifa and Palm Islands.
At Skydive Dubai, you are in safe hands, where knowledgeable instructors guide you through the entire process. After the jump, you will even get photos and a professionally edited video of your dive!
Ride the longest urban zip line in the world
It takes some nerve to attach yourself only to a wire and soar 550 meters above Dubai. Leap off a 170-meter-high launch platform and swing across the Dubai Marina. This one-kilometer journey at a speed of 60 to 80 kilometers per hour, will satisfy any and all adrenaline junkies.
Titled as the world's longest urban zip line, it starts from one of the Amwaj Towers, takes you across the marina, and ends at the Dubai Marina Mall. While zip lining, you'll fly over various iconic structures and experience breathtaking views of the city.
Experience Dune Bashing in Dubai Desert
This unique experience takes place within the stunning sand dunes of the Arabian Desert. Anyone with a need for speed will enjoy the thrill of gliding up and down the sand dunes. Dubai's Sand Dunes are among most incredible natural wonders, so why not experience what nature offers at firsthand?
Incredible heights of sand dunes and speed will leave you speechless. Conquer the sandy landscape with the vehicle of your choice, depending on your comfort level and courage. If you haven't been off-roading before, the best option is to choose 4X4 vehicles with experienced drives behind the wheel. But whether it is a quad, dirt bike, 4WD vehicle, dune buggy or a sand board, the adrenaline rush is guaranteed!
Have dinner in the sky
This is just more proof Dubai is all about taking things to the extreme. This truly gravity-defying concept is becoming very popular in this vibrant city. During this thrilling experience you will be lifted 50 meters above the ground, hanging off a crane, while you enjoy your lunch, dinner or brunch. Tuck into delicious, gourment dishes prepared in front of you by some of the world's most recognized chefs. Gaze and marvel at Dubai's most famous landmarks and skyscrapers, such as the Burj Khalifa and Palm Jumeirah.
Accommodating up to 22 guests, the table is maximum secured. Don't freak out when you're up there, because organizers guarantee 100% safety. Ranked as one of the 10 most unusual restaurants in the world, this once-in-a-lifetime experience lasts only 90 minutes, but will surely stay in your memory forever!
Dive with sharks
The world's ultimate predator, is waiting for you at the Dubai Aquarium. Feel the rush when you come face-to-face with this ocean's beast while you dive into the depths of a 10-million-liter tank. For this experience you don't have to be an experienced diver, because you will be provided with a dive instructor to supervise and assist you.
The Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is famous for having the largest collection of sand tiger sharks in the world. If diving with sharks is a bit too much for you, there are some other options available. Experience cage snorkeling or the shark feeding encounter.