There are some fantastic options for day trips from Dubai. Whether you love culture,
adventure, food, sand, or water, there’s a day trip just perfect for you.
Camels and an Oasis
and enjoy a day like no other. Stop first at the Palm Oasis Village and learn about farming and
irrigation in the Middle East at this ECO heritage site.
with these essential desert animals. Ready for something new? Try some camel ice cream!
mountain for a relaxing stop at the natural hot springs.
The Mangroves in Abu Dhabi
Dhabi. This is an area of protected coastal mangrove forests that’s a critical ecological area.
and dolphins. It’s certainly a break from the city life, and supporting ecological preserves like
this one is an excellent use of resources.
Fossil Dunes Al Wathba
30-minute drive to these fossil dunes. All you need is a 4×4, beverages, and a sense of
adventure to enjoy these natural wonders.
airport on the island), or hired boat. If you’re planning to spend the night and don’t want to
camp, book in advance as there are limited accommodations.
light pollution, you can camp and BBQ on the beach, and pay with cash (not every place accepts
credit cards). Dalma Island is peaceful, non-commercial destination with spectacular sun rises
Picnic at Dig Daga Farms
fresh food, and a chance to picnic and visit with Emiratis. In the winter you can also take in the
camel races every Friday from 6:30-9:30.