4 Free Things to Do in Dubai

Who doesn’t like getting things for free? Whether it is a free gift, a free ride home, or free food, it does make everyone feel happy and pleased. However, things like these usually do not happen when on trips, where almost everything calls for you to open your wallet. 

Nevertheless, what if we tell you this is possible? Especially in the heart of the expensive and sparkly United Arab Emirates? Yes, Dubai allows its visitors to not only enjoy things that require money but also things that are absolutely free of cost.

So keep reading to find out 4 things you can do for free in this spectacular and gorgeous emirate.

Make a trip to the Jumeirah Beach Corniche

Taking a trip to the Jumeirah beach corniche has to be on your list of free things to do when visiting Dubai. Being a recent addition to the list of free attractions in Dubai, the Jumeirah beach corniche offers several recreational facilities including an 800-metre beachfront, picnic areas under shade, children’s play areas, showers and a jogging track, all of which can be accessed free of cost.

Running from Dubai Marine Beach resort down to Burj Al Arab hotel, the 14-kilometre-long corniche is a must-visit for every visitor in Dubai. 

Visit the Camel Museum 

The United Arab Emirates is really the place of the camels. You are not even properly visiting this country if you are not seeing camels. Apart from camel racing and camel rides, there is also a Camel museum in Dubai which is open to visitors. Moreover, as the icing on the cake visiting the museum is absolutely free of cost.

Situated in the Al Shindagha area of Dubai, the Camel museum holds on to the heritage of the UAE by putting on display the history of camels in the country, camel anatomy, how the Bedouins relied on camels and more. They even have an auditorium for presentations!

So make sure to not miss out on visiting this absolutely amazing museum, holding on to the heritage of the UAE, for absolutely free of charge.

Get a free view of the spectacular Dubai Aquarium

Want to experience the aquatic amazement on your visit to Dubai for free? We have got you covered. Located in Dubai Mall, the emirate shelters the world’s single largest acrylic panel in the massive Dubai aquarium.

Most importantly, you can literally get a full view of the main tank of the aquarium from outside, for free, without having to pay 70 Dirhams, to get an entry into the aquarium.

So take advantage of this opportunity and get a taste of the varied marine life that Dubai holds for you. Also do not forget to get selfies with the unique aquatic creatures!

Enjoy a free display of the gorgeous Dubai Fountains

What more can a person ask for than a free display of a stunning and captivating fountain show? You can get a flavour of such a gorgeous fountain show outside the Dubai mall, where an amazing display of fountains dancing to the tunes of different musical soundtracks takes place.

The show goes on for 4 to 5 minutes, and it definitely deserves a place in your itinerary of free things to do in Dubai.

Christopher Stern

Christopher Stern is a Washington-based reporter. Chris spent many years covering tech policy as a business reporter for renowned publications. He has extensive experience covering Congress, the Federal Communications Commission, and the Federal Trade Commissions. He is a graduate of Middlebury College. Email:[email protected]

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