6 Things You Can Do For Free When You Travel To Dubai


Dubai is one of the destinations holidaymakers and tourists frequent today because journeying to the gateway of the Middle East has been made slightly easy and the cost is quite affordable especially if you get good holiday packages from a traveling agency. In Dubai, there are so many attractions to see and experience. To explore some of these destinations, you do not have to pay a dime and we know that tourists love freebies. While there is a myriad of free things to do in Dubai, below are just what you can effortlessly do without having to hurt your bank account.

1. Window Shop at The Dubai Mall

Photo of Dubai MallPhoto: Dario Ciraulo/Unsplash

Dubai Mall is the world’s largest mall. This automatically makes it a hub to visit and it costs nothing to check out the vast shopping areas. This shopping center of 5.4 million square feet, with 1,200 stores attracts over 54 million annual visitors. If you have some cash, you can splurge on the resplendent items on display.

2. Watch The Splashing Fountains

Next door to the mall is Dubai’s famous splashing fountains which are said to be the world’s largest performing fountain. This free attraction is fitted with 6,000 lights and 50 color projectors. and performances that last more than 5 minutes are held daily.

3. Enjoy The Beach

Photo of Jumeirah BeachPhoto:Dario Ciraulo/Unsplash

Jumeirah Beach Residence Beach is one of the best beaches in Dubai offering water sports, parasailing, wakeboarding, banana boating, camel rides, and more activities for everyone. This is a great place to meet and mix with locals, expats, and tourists.

5. Visit Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary

Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary is a wetland reserve renowned for attracting migratory birds in large numbers. The wetlands have large numbers of birds, crustaceans, small mammals, and fish. It sits at the mouth of Dubai Creek and no entry fee is charged.

6. Dubai Museum at Al Fahidi Fort

Built in 1787, the fort was reopened to the public in 1971 as an official museum that displays the history of Dubai and its heritage. It’s free to see the fort, but if you want to venture inside you will be charged an entry fee. Inside, you will find antiques such as pottery and weapons as well as pictures of old and new Dubai.


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