Join some of the best activities, groups and clubs for LESS at Try Dubai this month.

Been itching to try canyoning in the UAE but don’t dare go by yourself? Or perhaps you’ve been dying to try an art class, but don’t know who to go with? Maybe you want to get fit, and join a gym class or sports league?

At Try Dubai, you’ll get the chance to do it all by meeting some of the best clubs, communities and companies that make Dubai awesome. Best of all, you’ll get the chance to try out some of these activities for free on February 10.

READ MORE: TryDubai 2017 – What is it? Where is it? Why should I go? 

And that’s not all. Each one is offering brilliant discounts and deals exclusively for Try Dubai visitors.

Check out these 21 brilliant deals at Try Dubai 2017…


1. Talabat
SAVING: Dhs40 off one order, plus a BIG secret prize
Is there anything better than a gourmet feast in your pyjamas? We don’t think so. Thanks to Talabat, an online food ordering service where you can order from a host of UAE restaurants, we’ve been enjoying tasty meals in the comfort of our sofas for years. Meet the guys behind the brand and use the ‘TryDubai’ promotion code for Dhs40 off one order with Talabat. Keep your eyes peeled for an epic challenge at Try Dubai for a chance to win big with Talabat.

2. Classport
SAVING: 25 per cent off
If variety is the spice of life, Classport is the most seasoned app of all. As a member of the active app, you’ll have access to some of the very best classes across multiple studios and gyms – including Exhale, Urban Yoga, Flywheel – worth thousands. You can take a class every day at a different studio, with a maximum of three classes per studio, and be in charge of a workout schedule that suits you. Sign up for your first month’s membership at Try Dubai and pay just Dhs299. Want to try before you buy? On February 10 at Try Dubai, Classport is hosting four free workouts including ’70s yoga and booty barre on the Barasti Rooftop. Check out the schedule at the Try Dubai events page.


3. Guzzle
SAVING: 50 per cent off
A brilliant new app that gives you access to food, experiences, pools and beach passes plus hundreds of two-for-one drinks offers at some of the best venues in town, including Mahiki, Cargo, Fibber Magees and Tribeca. You can literally scan what’s happening around you and the city and make use of the deals close by. What’s On readers can use the ‘TryGuzzle’ promotion code and get 50 per cent off the usual Dhs398 membership. Just head for the Guzzle stand inside Barasti on February 10 to find out more.

4. The Track Meydan Golf
SAVING: 20 per cent + more
We love this golf course because it welcomes all levels of golfers to give the sport a try, with its unique pay to play structure. Head to The Track tent for free access to their driving range, free lessons and discounts off packages.

5. MV Agusta UAE
SAVING: Ten per cent off apparel + more
Motorheads will know the brand name. The super-premium Italian motorcycle manufacturer has an illustrious racing past and produces everything from supersport motorcycles to sport touring bikes. They’re a welcoming community who run regular morning rides. Meet them and get discounts off bikes and apparel.

6. Rak Tourism
SAVING: 15 per cent off
When it comes to outdoor adventure, there’s one emirate that’s supreme: Ras Al Khaimah. There are rocky mountains and epic zip lines. Jebel Jais Via Ferrata is one of the newest experiences, and you could win the chance to try it, or get 15 per cent off.



7. Xtreme Wake UAE
SAVING: Dhs100 off
Meet Karim and Ahmed, the dynamic duo who have helped nurture a flourishing wakeboarding community in the UAE. They have a home base in Ghantoot (complete with boats, barbecues and brunch options), and they host regular meet-ups for their devoted following of boarders. Learn from them, and become a part of the community for less, with a special discount off weekday boarding if you book before the end of March. There’s no better way to start the work week than on the water.

8. Dukite
SAVING: 25 per cent off
Have you ever sat on Kite Beach and looked out towards the kitesurfers and said, ‘I’d love to do that’? Well, Dukite are the team that’ll teach you. These friendly instructors offer kitesurfing lessons. Find out more at Try Dubai and get 25 per cent off lessons and kit at their store.

9. Fahrenheit Beachsports
SAVING: Free paddleboarding + more
Want to try paddleboarding? Fahrenheit is an excellent place to start. The new watersports concept run by watersports professionals is inviting Try Dubai ladies can sign up for the girls-only paddleboarding fitness session, or take advantage of two-for-one deals on all non-motorised watersports at their centre. Love surfing? They’ll tell you all about surfing in the UAE. You’ll even have the chance to win a surfari trip!

READ MORE: TryDubai 2017 – What is it? Where is it? Why should I go? 

10. Adventurati Outdoor
SAVING: 15 per cent off
Love being outdoors? Ebrahim Al Khaja and Fadi Hachicho – aka Team Adventurati – live for sharing their passion for the outdoors, leading hiking, canyoning and rock climbing escapades for over a year now. Reserve your slot for an Adventurati trip in February and get 15 per off.


11. Duplays
SAVING: Dhs100 off memberships
Whether it’s rugby, netball, football or ultimate Frisbee that floats your boat, Duplays is the sports league for champions as well as newbies. You can sign up with your mates as a team, or log in as an individual and Duplays will assign you to a team. It’s that easy. Get discounts off memberships when you sign up at Try Dubai.

Duplays Football

12. RU Active
SAVING: Two-for-one sessions
Calling all netballers in Dubai, RU Active wants you! Even if you haven’t played netball since school, but you want a run-around and meet you people, the Back To Netball sessions are the perfect place to start. You’ll get two sessions for the price of one and there are also deals on youth leagues for children under 12.



13. Dubomedy
SAVING: Dhs250 off courses
When it comes to the kings of comedy in Dubai, Mina and Ali are at the top of their game. Whether you want to hone your improv comedy skills, or learn how to perform stand–up, Dubomedy will show you how.

14. Courtyard Playhouse
SAVING: Dhs250 off drama courses
The Desert Monologues is probably the most well recognised drama course in Dubai and attracts hundreds of budding thespians every year. It takes participants through a variety of drama-based activities and culminates in monologue performances at The Courtyard Playhouse, a dedicated theatre space in Al Quoz.

Acting classes for adults at Courtyard Playhouse

15. Yadawei Ceramic Studio
SAVING: 50 per cent off + more
Proof that Al Quoz is the hipster haunt of Dubai, it now has a brilliant pottery studio where you can learn where to sculpt or use the pottery wheel.  Yadawei Ceramic Studio is offering 50 per cent off sculpture and pottery on the wheel classes, as well as a buy one month, get one month free for Try Dubai visitors. That’s a saving of Dhs975!

Things to do in Dubai

16. The Jam Jar
SAVING: 15 per cent
One of the top arts spaces in town, The Jam Jar is the place to get hands on with art by painting in their studio. Sign up to take part in a free painting class at Try Dubai or get discounts off DIY painting packages.



17. Illuminations
SAVING: Free meditation sessions
If Reiki and other forms of holistic wellbeing get your chakras excited, then you’ll want to meet the folks from Illuminations. The holistic centre is offering free meditation passes to Try Dubai visitors plus a range of other discounts at the centre.

18. Real Pilates
SAVING: Up to 20 per cent off
Award-winning studio Real Pilates is as much a sanctuary as it is a place to practise Pilates. Meet the team at Try Dubai, find out about the many different classes available and take advantage of some exclusive packages including discounts off group mat, and personal training packages.

19. Phoenix Rising
SAVING: 15 per cent off
If you’ve never seen Acroyoga in action before, prepare to witness a little bit of yoga and a hint of acrobatics as Dubai’s yogi contingent demonstrate an altogether different kind of practice. Get ready for some gravity-defying shapes and poses, and you can join in! The Try Dubai deal includes discounts to anyone signing up on the day for sessions.

Acro Yoga

20. The Physical Training Company
SAVING: Two-for-one deals
A supportive fitness community with friendly personal trainers, the Physical Training Company runs circuit classes at their Training Room as well as personal training. Sign up at Try Dubai for buy-one-get-one free circuit classes and two people for the price of one on semi-private personal training.


21. MrUsta
SAVING: Dhs50 off
Whether you need to paint your house, fix your car or plan a party, meet Mr Usta at Try Dubai, download the app and get Dhs50 off your first service. They’ll find the right person for the job you need doing.

February 10
Barasti Beach, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Fri 11am to 5pm, free. Tel: (04) 4273097. Taxi: Barasti. More information at Try Dubai’s event page.


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