Rich, opulent, modern and exotic, Dubai is one of the most popular travel destinations in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). From being home to the world’s tallest building to having the world’s largest mall, the cityhas everything on theglobetrotter’s bucket list.

If you are planning to visit Dubai with your family, read on to know about the 5fun activities you should add to your travel itinerary.

Zoom Around in Racing Cars

Do you love speed and thrilling adventures? Taste the thrill of break-neck speed motor racing at the Dubai Autodrome in Motor City. The huge 5.39 km FIA approved motorsports circuit is like heaven for car and bike lovers. In the Kartdrome, your family can indulge in outdoor and indoor racing activities. There’s a RaceRoom for a virtual racing experience, a Laser Tag game area, and Kids Karts & Karting sessions for children.

Get Up Close and Personal With Sea Life

For those fascinated by the sea, visit the two stunning aquariums – The Lost Chambers Aquarium and the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo. Just book a reliable car rental service like Hertz and drive to the aquarium with your family.

At the Lost Chambers in Atlantis, the Palm, your family can meet over 65,000 marine animals including baby alligators & stingrays. The aquarium also organizes informative and diving tours like the Behind the Scenes tour and the Predator Dive. With 33,000 sea creatures belonging to 140 different species and an underwater tunnel, the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoohas plenty of attractions to keep your entire family engaged.

Sky Diving in Palm Jumeirah

Every adventure seeker must try skydivingover the Palm Jumeirah Island. Sky Dive Dubai, founded by diving enthusiast Nasser El Neyadiis one of the most exciting skydivingdestinations in the world. Known for its professional service,state-of-the-art equipment,competent instructors and high standards of safety, the zone near the Palm Jumeirah islands is one of the two dive centres. The thrill of free falling from 13,000 feetat over 120 miles per hour can’t be described in words.

Dune-bashing on the Desert Safari

One can’t leave this city without experiencing the Desert Safari. A great outdoor adventure with family and friends, this unique experience will take you dune-bashing across the glittering sand dunes of Dubai. You can also try your hand at quad biking, camel rides, and sand skiing. After an exhilarating car ride across the desert, end your evening by gorging on traditional Arab delicacies along with Arabic coffee and shisha, while watching the belly dancers.

Picnics and Walks

Blessed with sprawling parks and beaches, Dubai has many picnic sites where you can relax and unwind with family. Look for affordable car rental deals on Hertz, choose a comfortable family sedan, and drive to the nearest beach or park to enjoy a perfect picnic with loved ones. Take your pick from Creek Park, Mushrif Park, and Al Nahda Pond Park. Sun and sand lovers who want to try water sports & activities can head to Jumeirah Beach Park, Kite Beach, Mamzar, or JBR Beach.