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Sheikh Zayed Road: Our most recommended tours and activities

Motiongate Dubai: One Park Pass

1. Motiongate Dubai: One Park Pass

Motiongate™ Dubai unites 3 legendary Hollywood film studios: Columbia Pictures, DreamWorks Animation, and Lionsgate. Experience a world of cinematic adventure with your day ticket. The theme park features 27 action-packed rides and attractions plus a full program of 15 entertainment experiences and live dance performances. Restaurant meals and fast foods are available throughout the park. Choose from 5 roller coasters, multi-media dark rides, a drop tower, interactive play labs, a water rapids ride and media-based theater shows Take in the high-energy Step Up Dubai, All In! show at the 1,000-seat, multi-purpose Hollywood Theater. Dubai Parks and Resorts is located on Sheikh Zayed Road, approximately 25 minutes away from Dubai Marina.

Dubai Parks and Resorts: Two Park Pass

2. Dubai Parks and Resorts: Two Park Pass

Dubai Parks and Resorts is the Middle East’s largest multi-themed leisure and entertainment destination. It features MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, a Hollywood-inspired theme park; LEGOLAND® Dubai, the region's first LEGOLAND theme park; LEGOLAND® Water Park, catering to families with children aged 2-12; and BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai. The entire complex is connected by Riverland™ Dubai – a uniquely themed retail and dining area at the heart of Dubai Parks and Resorts. Located on Sheikh Zayed Road, approximately 25 minutes away from Dubai Marina, the destination offers over 100 rides and attractions. With this pass, enjoy your selection of 2 parks out of the 4 options for 1 day.

Dubai: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour 24, 48 or 72 Hours

3. Dubai: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour 24, 48 or 72 Hours

Discover all of Dubai's stunning sights on an unlimited hop-on hop-off bus tour. With a 24-hour, 48-hour, or 72-hour pass, you can explore this great destination at your leisure. You'll have access to 2 sightseeing routes, which showcase all the main sights of this fabulous city. Along the way you'll discover all of the major landmarks, including the Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Dubai Marina, the Palm Jumeirah, the Dubai Mall, the Dubai Frame, The Walk at JBR the Beach, and much more. Enjoy unrivalled 360-degree views from the open-top deck, and learn all about Dubai's heritage by listening to the multilingual audio tour commentary as you cruise around on the double-decker bus. Red Route Tour stops: Red Route Tour stops: 1. Dubai Mall 2. Museum of Future 3. Al Seef 4. Al Fahidi Historic Neighbourhood 5. Dubai Museum 6. Old Souk 7. Heritage Village 8. Gold & Spice Souk 9. Dubai Creek 10. Dubai Frame Blue Route Tour stops: 1. Dubai Mall2. Souk Madinat3. Atlantis the Palm4. Dubai Marina5. JBR The Beach6. Marina Promenade7. Grosvenor House Dubai8. Mina Seyahi9. Mall of the Emirates

Dubai: Luxury Canal Dinner Cruise with Optional Transfers

4. Dubai: Luxury Canal Dinner Cruise with Optional Transfers

Experience Dubai from the Dubai Water Canal on a sightseeing dinner cruise. Be transferred to a glass-encased dhow for a delicious buffet and admire landmarks, such as Dubai Festival City Mall and the Burj Khalifa. Get a welcome kahwah (Arabic coffee) on arrival followed by an assortment of chilled refreshments and dates. Then, be escorted to your table to enjoy welcome drinks. Start to feel the gentle sway of the waves and romance of the boat as you set sail. Awaken your senses as you gently cruise down the artificial canal. Experience the city's bustling atmosphere as you pass through the Business Bay area while soothing Arabic music serenades you along the way. Marvel at iconic attractions of the Dubai skyline, such as the Business Bay Bridge, Dubai Festival City Mall, Burj Khalifa, Dubai Water Canal Bridge, JW Marquis Hotel, and Westin Hotel. Indulge yourself with a sumptuous feast of Arabic appetizers, grilled meat, fresh salads, and delicious sweets from Arabia, along with hot beverages. Be mesmerized by the saxophone performance.

Bollywood Parks Dubai: 1-Day 1-Park Admission

5. Bollywood Parks Dubai: 1-Day 1-Park Admission

Bollywood Parks™ Dubai features heart-thumping rides, exhilarating performances, and mouth-watering treats. Celebrate Mumbai's legendary cinema in 5 zones, full of romance, comedy, music, and dance. Your ticket gives you access to a day of adventure, and the park is easy to reach too, located on Sheikh Zayed Road, approximately 25 minutes away from Dubai Marina.  Start out at Bollywood Boulevard with shopping and live entertainment. Join the chase for the mafia boss in a fast-paced immersion tunnel ride. Experience a motion coaster simulator experience, a dark ride to shoot bandits and a live stunt show that is sure to pack a punch. Head to the region’s first flying theater for an epic 4D experience. This family-friendly park even boasts a Bollywood film studio where you can learn the art of film making.

Dubai: Modern City Tour and Burj Khalifa Entry Ticket

6. Dubai: Modern City Tour and Burj Khalifa Entry Ticket

Marvel at the marine life of the Ambassador Lagoon at the Lost Chambers Aquarium inside the Atlantis the Palm Hotel. Then, drive to Dubai Marina to see the luxury developments and take a 20-minute boat ride around the marina and new Dubai Water Canal. Stop at the Souk Madinat Jumeirah, before going to Jumeirah Mosque. Take souvenir photos of the Burj Al Arab, and drive along Sheikh Zayed Road for a panoramic tour of the ground-breaking architecture of downtown Dubai. Visit the Souk Al Bahar shopping mall before walking to Dubai Mall, where you will go to the top of the Burj Khalifa for panoramic views.

Dubai: LEGOLAND Water Park One Park Pass

7. Dubai: LEGOLAND Water Park One Park Pass

Splash into a world of LEGO adventures at LEGOLAND® Water Park, the Middle East’s only water park designed for families with kids. As part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the waterpark is conveniently located on Sheikh Zayed Road, approximately 25 minutes away from Dubai Marina. This pass lets you enjoy a fun water playground which offers something for everyone. Toddlers will love the DUPLO Splash Safari, a water area designed with fun LEGO DUPLO characters.  The whole family can take a ride on Red Rush, down a curving track into a huge halfpipe. Grab your mat and race against friends on the LEGO Slide Racers. Then, see who can reach the bottom first on the Twin Chaser’s double body slides. Why not finish up by building your own boat with LEGO bricks in the outdoor building area or customize your own raft made of large soft LEGO bricks?

Dubai: Scenic Helicopter Tour

8. Dubai: Scenic Helicopter Tour

Take off from the Dubai Police Academy helipad and then ascend towards the Emirates Mall, the Jumeirah Lakes, and Emirates Hills. Turn towards the Marina and see the Ain Dubai, the largest Ferris wheel in the world. Head inland to the famous 7-star Burj Al Arab Hotel. Fly over the Palm Jumeirah, Atlantis Hotel, and The World Islands Arhipelagago. As you reach the Jumeirah shoreline, admire the stunning Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world. Fly onwards to Port Rashid and finally Dubai Creek, where you will see the most historic buildings of the city situated next to modern developments.

Dubai: Big Bus Panoramic Night Tour

9. Dubai: Big Bus Panoramic Night Tour

Experience the best sights of Dubai and see it illuminated at night on a 2.5-hour bus tour that takes you around the city while educating you on the history of what is considered by some to be the best place to live in the Middle East. Explore this remarkable, modern, and vibrant city from a whole new perspective. Ride around town in a double-decker bus as you pass by Dubai's most famous landmarks. The recorded audio commentary available in 12 languages will tell you all about Dubai and its traditions, existing landmarks, and future projects during the tour. Hop off the Big Bus at Wafi Mall and enjoy the spectacular Egyptian-themed light and sound show in the Pyramids courtyard. You will see the impressive Deira City Centre, the Wafi and Raffles Hotel, and Sheikh Zayed Road, part of the longest highway in the United Arab Emirates. Then admire the Burj Khalifa, the tallest manmade structure in the world; at 2,723 feet (830 meters), it is truly an amazing sight. From there, explore many more of the city's famous attractions, including the Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa, JLT, Dubai Harbour, Atlantis the Palm, and Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Dubai International Airport 3-Hour Private Transit Tour

10. Dubai International Airport 3-Hour Private Transit Tour

Make the most of your transit through Dubai International Airport, and see the highlights of the city on a short stop-over tour. Following a pick-up from Dubai International Airport, sit back and relax in an air-conditioned coach or minivan as you drive towards New Downtown Dubai. Stop at the Burj Khalifa to admire the world’s tallest building. Look up at the space-age tower as it soars to a height of 2,772 feet (828 meters). Lean back and peer upwards; you might just see the top! Drive along the 16-lane Sheikh Zayed Road, passing many of the high rise buildings that have changed the city landscape in the last few years. A pre-recorded commentary by an architect will tell you facts about the skyscraper-packed city and its recent developments. See the iconic Burj Al-Arab Hotel on its own artificial island. Continue to the manmade island of Palm Jumeirah, designed in the shape of a palm tree. Discover luxury villas and exclusive hotels with enviable views of the gulf. Marvel at The Atlantis The Palm Hotel - arguably the island’s most famous building - imperiously perched on the edge of the Persian Gulf. Look at the promenade and yacht-filled Dubai Marina, and imagine life as an international billionaire. See the spectacular Jumeirah Beach Residence, home to dozens of franchise restaurants and cafés, and close to some of the best beach hotels and resorts in the city. Then, transfer back to the airport in time for your connecting flight.

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What people are saying about Sheikh Zayed Road

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 4,657 reviews

Well organized and great support from our guide and driver Akber. He was very thoughtful, friendly and very helpful. We saw a lot and had a lot of fun. Highly recommended tour

It was a remarkable experience. The ticketing process was swift and the offer price provided by GetYourGuide was amazing.

It was amazing and we liked the live music , kindly we need the picture which your photographer got for us Thanks

Seen many sights with ease. A must in Dubai. We do a tour like this in every city.

had a amazing time, great people, nice food an I would recommend this to everyone