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Top 6 Affordable Fun Activities in Dubai 2021

Author: Kashif Hassan
by Kashif Hassan
Posted: Jul 15, 2021
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Dubai is an expensive travel destination depending on what you need to do. Extravagant activities usually cost more. You don’t need to worry if you are on a tight budget because there are other cheap or free activities you can do around Dubai Marina mall.

The budget-friendly things you can do in Dubai are also some of the best experiences. For example, you may still be able to experience a dhow cruise, Dubai Marina, if a tight budget for you means around $40.

Here are some of the cheap and best activities you can do in Dubai:

Dubai Mall: Waterfall Aquarium

This is one of the largest shopping malls in the world; it has over 1200 retail shops, and this includes some of the top luxurious styles and brands. First of all, a visit to the Mall is free if you don’t shop. The mall itself is an attraction; you will be amazed by its large size and you can also view the large aquarium for free from the mall. Aquarium and underwater zoo will however cost you about $30.

Dubai Marina

It is one of the liveliest and most beautiful places in Dubai, most tourist activities start after sunset and it is completely free to visit. Good shops and restaurants are situated here and the dancing fountain at the entrance of Marina walk is too beautiful to ignore.

There are entertainment shows that take place every evening and during the day for about 20 minutes. The place is mostly popular with events throughout the year. You may also be able to spot some top-class floating restaurants like the Alexandra Dhow Cruise which is accredited for high customer service experience.

Dubai Beaches

Your trip to Dubai won’t be complete without visiting the beach. There are various free public beaches that you can visit in Dubai, even better they can be accessed by anyone. The Marina and Jumeirah beaches are some of the biggest in Dubai. Marina beach is however more popular because it has open playgrounds for kids, and also several dining options along the walk.

The Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary

This sanctuary is among the free places you can visit to watch flamingos and other birds. There are designated viewing spots and if you like, there is a feeding activity that you can attend from 10 to 11 am. It is recommended to visit this place earlier in the morning when not so many people are around.

Dubai Museum

It is the main museum in the city which is situated in Dubai Old town. You can visit it with your whole family to learn about the history of Dubai and its rich culture. It is also one of the best cheap activities you can do as it only costs $0.82 per adult and $0.27 for kids.

Dubai Water Taxi

This is also among the fun and cheapest things you can do in Dubai. It is a quick way to get to places and Just a single ride can cost you $0.27.

All said and done, get rest assured that there are even more activities to do in Dubai and more cool places to visit with your friends or families. You only need to plan well your trip on a budget and get ready to enjoy Dubai.

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