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Shark Walker Experience at Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
"The experience will start when you enter the Dubai Aquarium which is situated in the Dubai Mall. You will then enter the backstage area of the attraction and will be given a safety briefing by a knowledgeable instructor who will take you through the v this would help you sink to the bottom of the cage. You will be led to the Perspex cage with the instructor with you. Once you are in the water your helmets will be lowered into position and then the cage will submerge. As you descend all the wonders of the aquarium came into view manta rays as big as blankets glided past the cage effortlessly fish of all shapes and sizes comes up to you for a closer look and sharks circled the cage. The helmets you had on will magnify everything you see. An amazing experience that is also safe for swimmers and non-swimmers alike.""""Forget dive experience
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"Underwater Zoo
"Underwater Zoo Dubai Aquarium and Ice Rink Guided Day Tour""The 10 million liter Dubai Aquarium tank located on the ground level of the Dubai Mall is one of the largest suspended aquariums in the world. It is home to thousands of aquatic animals including 400 sharks and rays. It also boasts the largest collection of sand tiger sharks in the world.The Guinness World Record-winning acrylic panel in front of the aquarium tank provides free viewing to the public from all 3 levels of the Duba which will give you unique views of the tank from beneath your feet. If you want to experience a dip in the tank you can opt for a cage snorkeling experience. (Note that optional activities incur additional charges.)If you’re feeling adventurous
From $140.00
 
Dubai Panoramic Sightseeing Tour with Private Guide Option
"The metropolitan city of the Emirates is extending its growth in rapid pace to make it on the peak of the elite tourism destinations of the world. Being the most popular and wealthiest with attractions among other emirates Dubai has plenty to offer to it The Bur Al Arab Dubai creek Jumeirah beach Dubai museum are some among the attraction during the tour. The Enlgish speaking guide in the bus will be engaged in educating you the most interesting facts about Dubai."""Tailor made itinerary from the reviews of the tourists who attended the tours earlier making this stand out from any other tour of Dubai offered. A 5 hours tour with your experienced guide including visits to some of the spectacular sights to cover is mak
From $43.00

More Local Customs in Dubai

UAE & 'dress code'

So many people are asking how they should dress up while in the UAE. Well, it is important not to overreact to the warning that it is a Muslim country. Yes, you have to respect the culture, especially...
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Roksolana
May 31, 2007

While in Rome do what the Romans do........

Well few tips i think the travellers rather tourists should know about dubai:- Being a islamic country nudity is very intolerant so if you guys on the beaches try keeping the swim suits on.- Alcohol...
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scaffas
May 20, 2006

Dress Code

Dubai is modernising each day however when in the city it is always best to dress modestly which includes casually.Its best if ladies dont wear short skirts or tiny tops. Singlets with thick straps is...
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leanne_pearc
Jan 14, 2006

Luxury

I think this is beginning to become a part of Dubai's culture.Example:- Our hotel controlled the Beaches temperature and every night we would get a newsletter informing of what it would be the next...
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leanne_pearc
Jan 04, 2006

Majlis!

Majlis is a meeting place for the man where they play domino, drink togheter coffe of tea, smoking shisa, talking and mantein the trditions alive.In Bastakia area there is still one of this, before...
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ludogatto
Jan 01, 2006

"Tsching tsching? WHO THERE???"

Think retro .. and the images of Jim Morrison crooning 'Break on through to the other side' smack bang centre into your head. And all along the little tambourine 'tsching' 'tsching-ing' away crazily....
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Escadora7
Sep 07, 2005
 
 
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Kenny G serenades his belly dancers

Well if Elvis could have his turn at playing arabic instruments, why not Kenny G. Let's just substitute the stringed instruments for wind instruments here and voila .. this is what we have - The...
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Escadora7
Sep 07, 2005

The Arabian Elvis

So now probably you're wondering if Elvis was born Arab, what kind of stringed instruments he would be using - yes? Well go on reading then ...The Oud:The Oud's rich low tone makes it the ideal...
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Escadora7
Sep 07, 2005

Roundabouts

One thing that amazes most people coming to Dubai is just how many roundabouts there are - it seems like every corner is one. The thing about UAE-roundabouts is that they are really nicely decorated -...
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Escadora7
Aug 26, 2005

The Music and Dance of the Emirates

Music and dance play an important role in every society - this holds true for the UAE: the most famous dance is Al Ayaala, a war dance which praises the virues of courage and bravery in battle. It is...
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Escadora7
Aug 17, 2005

The Weapons of the Emirates

The Bedouin admire, above all, courage, strength, and bravery. A man would wear his dagger at all times and keep his rifle beside him while he slept.There were several types of traditional weaponry,...
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Escadora7
Aug 17, 2005

A little lesson in language!

If you are worried about not speaking Arabic - don't fret! Everything in Dubai is in both English and Arabic - from traffic-signs to restaurant menus. Everybody also speaks English - more or less.......
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Escadora7
Aug 17, 2005

Modesty works best here

Dubai is one of the most liberal cities in the Middle East but I still think it's good to respect the customs of the locals.For women :swim suits are allowed on beaches and skimpy clothes in night...
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sugar74
Apr 18, 2005

What arabian women wear...

According to CIA data in United Arabic Emirates the 96% of population is muslim. So it is easy find women wear with the classic muslim clothes called Abaya. In particular abaya is a loose, usually...
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cooltrudy
Feb 08, 2005

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Top Things to Do in Dubai

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Desert Safari

I suggest you to ask for safari representative these few essential questions before makes the deal done. Is there a Desert Safari Company ? 3rd party or Freelancer Agent ? It's really good to know...
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Jumeirah Beach

You came to Dubai to go to the beach, right! No kidding, beaches of Dubai are really popular and are the best. One of the best known public beaches in Dubai is Jumeirah beach corniche, also known...
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Burj Khalifa

This is a must in Dubai. Unless you have a lot of money I do not advise you to climb to it since it will cost you aover 100 euro (in dirhams), or about 30 in low season. They will issue a certificate...
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Wild Wadi Water Park

The Wild Wadi is a great waterpark with a great location right by the famous Burj al Arab and Jumeirah Beach hotels. A great way to spend the day. Although, if you travel during the hot summer months...
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Dubai Creek

We never ever intended to spend time in any part of Dubai except its dramatically glitzy airport. However, a technical hitch delayed our Emirates Airline departure from London to Dubai, where we had...
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Desert Safari

This is something you should not miss doing when you are in Dubai. Its an experience so different. I have lived here for over 10 years and have done a safari almost every year with friends and...
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"DUBAI - A HOTCHPOTCH OF CULTURES"
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"Dynamic, ever-changing, friendly, exciting..."
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"DUBAI"
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"Dubai...In A Fast Moving Phase"
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"Dubai Jewel of the Gulf"
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