If you’re hankering for an experience to get the most out of the summer, Dubai has plenty going on throughout the season, all at amazing rates so you’ll be walking around with a few extra dirhams in your wallet.
There’s a range of activities for all sorts summer-fun seekers. Fancy a slip n’ sliding adventure at some of the city’s best waterparks? Wild Wadi and Laguna are offering fantastic discounts that you can’t miss out on.
Maybe a season in a completely different world is more up your alley? Hub Zero’s mega pass will set you free in a virtual world all day long for a much cheaper rate. Even tickets to Dubai’s spectacular aquatic show La Perle are going for as little as Dhs199.
The hotter months are only just beginning, and there are plenty of deals to get through. Check this list of brilliant deals and make your way through one by one.
Discounted admission at Wild Wadi Waterpark
One of the city’s most famous waterparks is offering a splashing (sorry) summer deal. With general admission during the winter (for people more than 1.1m tall) at Dhs336, UAE residents can save nearly Dhs200 during summer, with day rates starting from Dhs149 including VAT. Non-residents are charged Dhs336, while there’s also a special all-you-can-drink package with unlimited soft drinks for Dhs169.
From Dhs149. Open daily 10am-7pm. Until September 30. Umm Suqeim (04 348 4444).
Dolphin Bay UAE Resident Rate
Dolphin Encounter Dhs595 (normally Dhs895), Dolphin Adventure Dhs795 (normally Dhs1,075). Ongoing. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, www.atlantisthepalm.com.
Hub Zero’s Mega Pass
Head to this gaming centre at City Walk and when you book online you’ll get a reduced rate, but still get full access to all the indoor rides, climbing zones and gaming experiences.
Dhs275 (normally Dhs575). Ongoing. City Walk, Al Safa Street, www.hubzerodubai.com.
Laguna Waterpark opening residents’ rate
Get access to Dubai’s newest waterpark for just Dhs99 (normally Dhs125 on the door) when you buy your tickets online. There are also Exclusive Cabana Experience deals for Dhs995 online (normally Dhs1,100 on the door), which include fast access to rides, entry for up to four guests, four sun loungers, beach towels and a private safe, plus welcome drinks, a fruit platter and cold towels throughout the day.
From Dhs99 when booking online. Open daily 10am-8pm. Ongoing. La Mer, Jumeirah 1, www.lagunawaterpark.com. La Perle’s summer rate
See the UAE’s stunning aquatic show at La Perle by Dragone for a reduced rate throughout summer, with prices reduced to as little as Dhs199 – half the price of regular tickets.
Dhs199 (silver), Dhs249 (gold), Dhs299 (platinum). June 13-Sep 30. Al Habtoor City, Sheikh Zayed Road, laperle.com (04 341 8844). Stay, brunch and beach at Aloft Palm Jumeirah
Okay, so it might be more of a staycation deal, but this one offers a full weekend out. Book in to stay a Friday night and you’ll get brunch at popular Mexican eatery Luchador, pool and beach access and breakfast the next morning. All for Dhs799 for two.
Dhs799 per night. Fridays, ongoing. Palm Jumeirah (04 247 5555).