Whether you’re seeking thrills diving with sharks or on a zipline, or catch a stunning water show…

This summer, we’re all about doing more and spending less, so if you’re looking to switch up your day-to-day routine and save money, you’ve come to the right place. From resident rates to half price discounts, here are some brilliant attractions and things to do with summer deals in Dubai.

Pay for a theme park ticket, get a free return flight

It might sound too good to be true, but this summer IMG World are rewarding all their visitors with a free return flight to a destination of their choice, when they buy a Dhs299 ticket. When you purchase a ticket, you’ll need to select three destinations of your choosing, and three different dates, from a selection of destinations like Amman, Athens, Bahrain, Baku, Beirut, Bucharest, Cairo, Cebu, Colombo, Damman, Delhi, Istanbul, Karachi, Kiev, Kochi, Kuwait, Lahore, Manila, Mumbai, Muscat and Riyadh. You don’t need to worry about travelling alone as you can combine two vouchers to fly together, and if you need a third and fourth passenger, they’ll receive 50 per cent off the flight price. The only additional charge is the taxes, which are up to an additional Dhs99.

IMG Worlds of Adventure, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road, Sat to Weds 10am to 11pm, Thur & Fri 11am to 11pm, offer valid until Sept 30, Dhs299. Tel: (04) 403 8888. imgworlds.com

Dhs250 off XLine Dubai Marina zipline rides

Daredevils of Dubai will be pleased to know that the longest urban zip line, XLine Dubai Marina, is offering rides for less this summer. The exhilarating ride will see you zooming past the skyscrapers of Dubai Marina and soaring above rippling waters and hundreds of yachts. Not only do you get to enjoy the thrilling ride for less, you can share the joy with a friend as well. The Double Trouble line allows friends to zipline parallel to each other, making the experience twice as fun. Single rides are Dhs399, reduced from Dhs650 and double rides are Dhs729, down from Dhs1,200.

XLine, Dubai Marina, 9am to 1pm Sun to Tues, closed Wednesday, 9am to 1pm Thurs to Sat, Dhs399 single, Dhs720 couple, until September 15. Tel: (04) 457 3212. xdubai.com/xline

Dhs220 passes to Aquaventure

If go big or go home is your mantra, you need to make your way to Atlantis’ Aquaventure waterpark. Aquaventure has over 30 water slides and 2.3km of interconnected rivers – there’s even a ride where a tube slide will take you straight through an lagoon containing sharks. During the summer, UAE residents can get up to 40 percent off, with adult tickets reduced to Dhs220 from Dhs360 and children (under 1.2m tall) paying Dhs170 down from Dhs320. You can also get buy 3 get 1 free on UAE Resident, 1 Day Super Pass and 2 Day Mega Pass tickets.

Aquaventure Waterpark, Atlantis The Palm, Crescent Road, Dubai, daily 10am to 6pm, from Dhs220 adult. Tel: (04) 426 2000. atlantisthepalm.com

Get 25 per cent off underwater experiences at Dubai Aquarium

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo are offering 25 per cent off this summer for their shark dive and scuba diving experience. Come face to face with the largest collection of sand tiger sharks in the world for Dhs592.50 instead of the usual price of Dhs790. Don’t worry, you’ll be guided by experienced and professional instructors. Alternatively you can enjoy a scuba diving experience for Dhs908 instead of Dhs1,210. 

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, The Dubai Mall, Sunday to Thursday, before 1pm, offer available until July 31. thedubaiaquarium.com

Unlimited access to Legoland water park for Dhs220.50

legoland water park

One quarter of Dubai Parks and Resorts, Legoland water park is brightly coloured, playful and fun – just like classic Lego. There’s over 20 water slides and fun attractions for you to have a go at, and you can even build your very own Lego raft. They have a super summer deal where you pay for one day, priced at Dhs220.50, and enjoy unlimited access to the waterpark for the rest of the summer – right up until September 14.

Legoland Waterpark, Sheikh Zayed Rd, Abu Dhabi, daily 10am to 6pm, Dhs220.50 for a one day pass and get unlimited park access until Sep 14. Tel: (04) 820 3123. legoland.com/dubai

Summer membership for Dhs525 at Emirates Golf Club

Looking to keep fit this summer? Sign up for a summer pass at Dubai Golf and for just Dhs525 a month you will gain access to Fit Lab, a state-of-the-art gym, swimming pool access and use of tennis and squash courts. You will even get complimentary fitness consultation with one of the gym’s personal trainers. Feeling peckish after a workout? The deal also includes a discount in all restaurants at Emirates Golf Club. If you want to relax those sore muscles, there’s even a 20 per cent discount for you to avail at SensAsia Urban Spa.

Emirates Golf Club, near Nakheel Metro, Dubai, Dhs525 for a month, promotion valid until September 30. dubaigolf.com

Unlimited access to Motiongate for Dhs245

When Dubai slows down for summer and you find yourself wondering how to spend your weekends until cooler days come back around, Motiongate is here for you. The popular theme park is offering UAE residents the ultimate summer deal. From now until August 31, any day pass you buy will grant you access not only for one day, but all summer long until September 14. That means you’ll only spend Dhs245, and you can enjoy the theme park as many times as you like until the end of summer.

Motiongate Dubai, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Sat to Weds 2pm to 10pm, Thurs & Fri 2pm to 11pm, Dhs245 until August 31. Tel: (800) 262 9464. motiongatedubai.com

Half price tickets for the world’s longest zipline

Been thinking about taking on the world’s longest zipline for a while? Well, now’s your chance to do it as tickets for the Jebel Jais Flight are half price throughout summer. Until October 31, 2019, tickets for the world’s longest zipline in Ras Al Khaimah will be priced at Dhs341.25, rather than the usual Dhs682.50. Each day, there are slots available on the hour from 9am until 4pm. Tickets can be booked online through platinumlist.net and remember to show up 30 minutes before your time slot.

Jebel Jais Flight: The World’s Longest Zipline, Jebel Jais, Ras Al Khaimah, Dhs341.25 until October 31, 2019. Tel: (07) 204 6250. jebeljais.ae

La Perle tickets for Dhs199

If you haven’t seen the Al Habtoor water show, La Perle by Dragone yet, now’s your chance. During the summer, book your tickets in advance to receive 70 per cent off your ticket price. The 90-minute show has been conceptualised by Franco Dragone, and during the performance, acrobats and athletes dive from 25 metres into the changeable aqua-stage filled with 2.7 million litres of water, and fly around the theatre at 15 kilometres per hour. The discount is valid until the end of September(blackout dates apply) 

La Perle by Dragone, Al Habtoor City, Tuesday to Friday 7pm and 9.30pm and Saturday 4pm and 7pm, from Dhs199 until September 30. Tel: (04) 437 0123. laperle.com

Enjoy unlimited access to Green Planet for just Dhs295

Green Planet has a summer pass that offers unlimited entry to the educational attraction throughout summer for Dhs265 for children and Dhs295 for adults. The attraction is home to 3,000 exotic plants and animals, and a host of exciting activities and experiences. Spot a colorful toucan, witness a feeding frenzy with 1,000 piranhas, and meet the sloths. With the pass you can claim one free meet and greet experience with a snake or lizard (which usually costs Dhs84) and also receive a 20 per cent discount at the Green Planet Café. Have friends you want to bring along? With the pass you can get them in at a 20 per cent discount. The pass is valid for GCC residents only and can be purchased at the gate.

The Green Planet, Dubai, daily 10am to 7pm, summer pass prices starts from Dhs265, valid until September 30. Tel: (04) 317 3999. thegreenplanetdubai.com/en

Enjoy a family pass for Smash Room for Dhs200

The Smash Room is an epic place to have fun, be messy and release any underlying tension. Dressed protectively, you’ll be armed with the tools to smash, bash and crash your way through a number of glass items and even some electronics. The Smash Room has a family package valid over the summer, where two adults and two kids can smash 40 glasses and two electronics for Dhs200.

The Smash Room, Umm Suqeim Street, Dubai, 11am to 1opm Sun to Thur, 11am to 11pm Fri and Sat, family package for two adults and two children for Dhs200. Tel: (04) 339 7810. thesmashroom.ae

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