Learn how to ski in Dubai

That’s right – take skiing and snowboarding lessons in the desert

Learn how to ski in Dubai

The seemingly impossible tends to come true here in the UAE, but, at the time of writing, it’s still not possible to make it snow on command.

That doesn’t mean, however, that you can’t hit the slopes in the desert. The white stuff is in rich supply at Ski Dubai, the first indoor ski resort in the Middle East, based at Mall of the Emirates.

This is a winter wonderland no matter how hot it is outside. Set foot in an incredible 3,000 square metres of real snow, featuring twin-tracked bobsled runs, tobogganing hills, a snow cavern filled with interactive experiences, and a chairlift from which you can take in a bird’s-eye view of the entire park. You can even make friends with the resident penguins, if that’s your kind of thing.
Open daily 9am-1am. Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha, Dubai, www.theplaymania.com/skidubai (800 386).

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