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12+ Things to Do In Dubai During Weekend

Create an experience that is breathtaking and make your weekend in Dubai a getaway from reality. Pick from these top things to do in Dubai and feel the heartbeat of the place you will love.

Top Things to Do in Dubai Over A Weekend

1. Burj Al – Arab – Magnificent Dining

burj al arab

Looking for a weekend plan in Dubai that is romantic and luxurious? Go on and enjoy the finest cuisines across the world in the mesmerizing and the most popular 7-star hotel in Dubai. Book tickets for an extravagant Burj Al Arab meal at your preferred time.

 Average Price: AED 556 per Adult for dinner


Lunch Package from 12.30pm – 3.30pm             

 Dinner Package from 7.00 pm -11.00pm

2. Fabulous Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

dubai aquarium and underwater zoo

One of the largest aquariums in the world, this is a great weekend place in Dubai. Get into a glass tunnel and enjoy the sights of zillions of underwater species with stingrays and sharks and other aquatic animals. The underwater zoo is also a popular attraction. You will experience an interactive education of ecological zones here with lots to see and learn.

Average Price: VIP pass AED 297

Timings: Day tour

3. Desert Safari – Just For You!

desert safari

If you are ready for an Arabian Adventure, then spend one of the Dubai weekend days dune bashing, camel riding, private dining in the dunes, watching Belly Dance shows and much more.

Average Price per person: from AED 100 to AED 1000

Timings: 25 minutes Dune Al Aweer

Pick up: 3.30pm -4.00pm

Drop off: 9.30pm -10.00pm

4. Weekend Offers In Dubai – Breathtakingly Beautiful Resorts

breathtakingly beautiful resorts

Check into the beautiful Lapita hotel for the perfect weekend offer in Dubai. Enjoy the most luxurious staycation with your family. The location makes a great short getaway from Dubai as it is easy to reach from Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The offer includes trips to water parks and Bollywood Park. Enjoy a stroll through the Lapita Lazy River and have a wonderful weekend break in this beautiful Polynesian-themed extraordinary getaway.

Average price: AED 720 for a one night stay for 2 adults

5. Coastal Tours- Splashing Thrill

coastal tours dubai

Have you experienced the thrill of family adventures cruising on the open waters of Dubai? One of the best ways to spend a weekend in Dubai is Splash Tours. Discover the coastlines of this beautiful city and enjoy the mesmerizing views of the beach with your loved ones. No doubt this is one of the best weekend plans in Dubai

Average Price: 90 minutes pass AED 170 for adults | AED 110 for child

Timings: Early morning till sunset

6. Weekend trips from Dubai – the Opulent Abu Dhabi

sheikh zayed mosque

Looking to have a short vacation from Dubai? Then you must visit the grand Abu Dhabi, a city of glitter and sparkle. Just 140km from Dubai, Abu Dhabi is a great weekend getaway. The many attractions will leave you spellbound like the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, water parks, F1 circuit, Ferrari World and Marina Mall to name just a few attractions there.

Average Price: USD 69.00 ( also depends on the itinerary)

Timings: Tour duration of 8-9 hours

7. Ski Dubai – a Snowy Wonderland

ski dubai resort

Get ready for a chilling experience in a fun-filled area – Ski Dubai is the largest indoor snow park in the Arabian desert. This is the ultimate weekend break from the real skyscrapers of the city. A definite addon to the weekend places in Dubai is a visit to the Mall Emirates.

Average Price: AED 195 Snow Classic

Timings: Day tour

8. The Dhow Cruise- Marina delights

dhow cruise

Be a part of the most popular dinner cruise in Dubai. It can be part of the most relaxing and romantic weekend plan in Dubai. There is a lavish buffet dinner and entertainment show on board.

Average Price: AED 160 for adult

Timings: 8.30 pm Boarding | 10.45 pm Parking

9. Burj Khalifa – Feel On Top of the World

burj khalifa

The iconic Burj Khalifa will make you witness a fantastic 360-degree panoramic view of the magnificent city. You are elevated up to 125 floors in the world’s tallest building. View the Arabian magical sights up there.

Average Price: AED 152

Timings: 1.5 hours

10. Legoland Waterpark – Kiddos Paradise

legoland waterpark

An excellent experience and amazing rides for the entire family. Go into Adventure Land and try the submarine ride. Have you ever had a ride with real sharks and fishes in a tank? Here is your chance. Don’t miss the Secret Chamber of Amset Ra and enjoy the laser shooting ride.

Average Price: AED 188

Timings: 10.00 am – 6.00 pm

11. Motiongate Dubai –  Chase your Dreams

motiongate dubai

You have to be ready for unstoppable awesomeness on the roller coaster rides like The Capitol Bullet Train and The Green Hornet. From interactive live shows to souvenirs and dining experiences, come and enjoy the Smurf Village and Kung Fu Panda.

Average Price: AED 186

Timings: 11 am – 9.00 pm

12. Free Things To do in Dubai This Weekend – Go Camping

camping in dubai

Strictly Free! Yes. The abra boat rides at Dubai creek will sail you down the creek and is a great free ride. Grab a coffee at the coffee museum and enjoy the brewing story. Yes, you can visit The Palm Hotel, Atlantis for free one day in a year on your birthday. Aquaventure’s birthday offer includes waterpark access on your birthday and the following six days. Well, don’t forget to register for your birthday on the site!

13. Weekend Sale in Dubai – Yohoho for Some Xmas Fun

dubai mall

Any Christmas shopping yet to do? You’re lucky as malls across Dubai are hosting massive sales on the weekends. Discounts ranging from 25% to 75% on items including fashion clothing, cosmetics, and electronics!  So let’s go out and about shopping.

14. Dubai Gold Souk and Spice Souk- City of gold and Culture

gold souk dubai

Well, you can never go wrong with the Deira Gold Souk in Old Dubai. Popular for its gold trade shop from many options of gold and exotic spices from aisle to aisle. Haggle before you choose from bracelets, rings, necklaces, earrings, etc. Come and get yourself a deal of a lifetime.

 Average Price: As per retail gold rates of the day

Timings: 9.30 am to 9.30 pm except for Fridays

Have a delightful weekend in Dubai!


  • By Naresh
    Posted January 7, 2020 at 5:13 am

    Very well narrated. Will make a visit 😊

  • By Nikita Aswani
    Posted January 17, 2020 at 9:18 am

    Hey Naresh,
    Thanks for appreciating my blog. I aim to bring true and honest travel experiences through my blogs. Happy travels! 🙂

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