With a wide range of amazing Dubai sightseeing opportunities just steps from your door, you'll find an abundance of exciting adventures waiting to happen. Learn about all the attractions, including desert safaris, the gold souk and Wild Wadi Waterpark, as well as cultural and dining experiences at Fairmont The Palm.
Aquaventure Dubai is one of the largest water parks in the Middle East, spanning over 42 acres of slides, rivers, rapids, and children’s play areas. The Leap of Faith provides the ultimate adrenaline rush, from a 27.5 meter high slide into a shark-filled lagoon. For an unforgettable Dubai sightseeing experience, Dolphin Bay provides the opportunity to interact in close up encounters with dolphins. Located in the Atlantis Hotel on the Palm Jumeirah, Aquaventure offers a fun filled day for the whole family.
Wild Wadi Waterpark
Offering hours of fun to thrill seekers and families, Wild Wadi is one of the most advanced water theme parks in the world and is located just 15 minutes from Fairmont Palm Jumeirah hotel. The park includes 24 sliding slopes, swimming pools and restaurants.
To experience a glimpse of Bedouin life, a trip to the desert is a must. The safari offers a number of unique moments from a thrilling roller-coaster type experience to a camel ride in the desert. To end the desert excursion, indulge in an authentic Arabic barbeque dinner while enjoying the playful tunes of oriental music and the artistic performance of a traditional belly dancer. For more information, visit our concierge desk.
Burj Khalifa is the tallest manmade structure in the world, at 829.84 m (2,723 ft). Rising gracefully from the desert and honouring Dubai with a new glow, Burj Khalifa is located in the heart of Dubai and is at the centre of the world's finest shopping, dining and entertainment.
Designed by the creators of the Fountains of Bellagio in Las Vegas and set on the 30-acre Burj Khalifa Lake, the fountain shoots water jets as high as 500 ft (150 metres), equivalent to that of a 50-storey building. The Dubai Fountain performs daily, with the performance repertoire including Sama Dubai; Baba Yetu, an award-winning song in Swahili; the Arab world’s top-selling dance number Shik Shak Shok; and the signature piece of world-renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, Con te partiro (Time to Say Goodbye). It is the most advanced incandescent large fountain lights available today – and 25 color projectors create a visual spectrum of over 1,000 abstract attractions.
With 20 Ferrari-themed and attractions brought together in one spectacularly-designed air-conditioned space, the Park offers something for every member of the family. From state-of-the-art multi-sensory attractions such as driving with the Champion, truly spine-tingling rides such as G-Force and Formula Rossa, toddler-friendly entertainment at attractions such as the Junior Training Camp and hearty Italian restaurants.
There are a number of souks (markets) in the city, but the Dubai Gold Souk is considered Dubai’s best known market. Whether purchasing gifts for family and friends or just wandering past the many purveyors of fine jewellery, this is a must do during your stay in Dubai.
Main museum located in the Al Fahidi Fort, built in 1787 and is the oldest building in Dubai. Visitors can explore life-size dioramas of the pre-oil era, the Bedouin tent, scenes of marine life and set foot on the deck of a dhow. This museum also features archaeological sites that go back to 3000BC.