Visit the world's tallest tower, the Burj Khalifa and go up to the observation deck ("At the Top" - book well in advance)
Things to do in Dubai
If you have time either before or after your workshop, here are some things you might like to do in Dubai.
Pick-up at 17:00 hrs from Raffles World Academy Drop-off approx 21:00 hours to your hotel or nearest metro.
Price: Dhs 180 Per Person
This tour departs in the evening for a short drive in 4WD vehicles over the sand dunes to reach the campsite, where you have the opportunity to enjoy camel riding, sand boarding, shisha (famous Arabic smoking-water pipe) and get a henna design on your hands or feet. The Tanoora Dancer will treat you with his performance before the delicious barbecue dinner and before returning to Dubai, you can watch the belly dancer performing her show by starlight.
Pick-up 17:00 hrs from Raffles World Academy Drop off approx 21:00 hours to your hotel or nearest metro.
Price: Dhs 100 Per Person
Experience the new Dubai during this tour with a difference. Driving down Sheikh Zayed Road, admire the gliJering high rises en route to Souk Madinat Jumeirah, a beauKful recreaKon of an Arabian style market place. ALer a photo stop at the iconic Burj Al Arab your drive continues to Palm Jumeirah, a fully reclaimed, palm shaped island that is home to the magnificent Atlantis, The Palm. ALer a photo-stop, continue to Ski Dubai, the first indoor ski slope in the region, offering fresh snow all year around. The final stop will be at the base of what is currently the world's tallest building, the Burj Dubai. Here you have time to admire the Dubai Fountain, a spectacle of lights and sound and one of the world's largest performing fountains.
Pick-up 19:00 hrs from your hotel
Drop off approx 23:00 hours to your hotel or nearest metro.
Cruise Time in the Dubai Creek: 2 Hours
( 20:30 Hrs - 22:30 Hrs )
Price: Dhs 200 Per Person
For a fabulous relaxing evening ,join a tradi3onal Arabian dhow for an evening's cruise on the old Creek. Enjoy a sumptuous feast of Arabic and Interna3onal cuisine while gently gliding past illuminated souks, banks and palaces.
Walk from the workshop venue to the public beach (with showers, toilets and changing facilities as well as nearby cafes - ask our staff to direct you)
Visit Dubai Miracle Gardens, an amazing array of colour in the desert
Swim with Dolphins at the amazing Aquaventure at Atlantis The Palm
Ski on the indoor ski slope in the desert (or visit the snowpark) at Ski Dubai at Mall of the Emirates
Take a RIB boat cruise along the coast
Take an evening visit to Dubai Mall where you can see the Dubai Aquarium, Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Fountain
Visit Souk Madinat Jumeirah (a 10 minute walk from our workshop venue) with its lanes of souvenir shops, galleries, cafes and restaurants
Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to visit the magnificent Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Visit Alserkal Avenue or DIFC with all its amazing upmarket modern art galleries
Take a jet ski tour along the coastline or through the marina
Enjoy a round of golf at the Emirates Golf Club, Creek, Jumeirah Golf Estates or one of the other fabulous golf courses in the city
Take a helicopter flight over the amazing city
Haggle over a ring in Dubai Gold Souk or at the Dubai Gold and Diamond Park (a short ride from the workshop venue)
Take a hop-on-hop off BIG BUS or CITY SIGHTSEEING TOUR ride around the city's main attractions
Have a day out at the Wild Wadi Waterpark or Aquaventure at Atlantis
Take a Seawings seaplane flight from the Creek to Jebel Ali to see Dubai from the sky
Pluck up the courage and try a tandem parachute jump over Palm Jumeirah from SkyDive Dubai
Please note: Any bookings should be made direct with Orient Tours and IBICUS can take no responsibility for the success of the tour or any personal loss or injury. You should check that your own travel insurance covers such activities prior to booking.