Dubai’s a truly wonderful place when it comes to activities and events.  With a huge number of events ranging from some of the best desert experiences in the world to amazing futuristic watersport activities, you’ll be guaranteed to find more than enough things to do to fill your holiday in Dubai.  These are The Best Watersport Activities in Dubai For Thrill Seekers, so if you’re the kind of person who isn’t happy unless your body is pumping with adrenaline, you’ll want to sit up a bit straighter and pay attention.

Of course, if you’re the kind of person who prefers to keep their feet dry, you might be interested instead in these Three Fantastic Desert Experiences in Dubai or if you prefer to relax in luxury, our Friday Mega Yacht or Saturday Mega Yacht Party. might be a bit more suitable.

Flyboard Session

Dubai is known around the world for being a technological powerhouse and with some amazing new innovations finding their place in Dubai, these amazing watersport flyboard sessions are definitely one way to feel exactly like a secret agent with the latest gadgets.   Flyboarding is incredibly intuitive and has a very gentle learning curve.  Before you know it, you’ll be zipping around, riding high on these incredible water jet thrusters.

The flyboard is a standing board which will be propelled into the air to heights of up to 15 metres (49 feet) by two powerful water jets.  You’ll be tethered to a boat, don’t worry, so you won’t fly off into space.

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If there was ever a justification for buying a slow-motion camera, this is it.

Flyboard watersport sessions begin at around 450 AED.


Another amazing technological innovation, working on essentially the same principle, however with the X-Jetpack sessions you’ll be strapped into an actual real-life water-powered jetpack.  All of your weight will be taken by the seat and you’ll be securely strapped into the jetpack.  You can reach amazing new heights with the X-Jetpack although do take heed, there is quite a steep learning curve to this one so it may take some getting comfortable with.

An amazing experience nonetheless.

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Live out your childhood fantasies.

X-Jetpack watersport sessions begin at 450 AED.

Jet Aviator

If you’re looking for something to bridge the gap between the flyboard sessions and the X-Jetpack, then the Jet Aviator might just be the watersport activity for you.  This unique saddle design gives you the comfort and support of the X-Jetpack with the manoeuvrability and stability of the flyboard.  An amazing watersport experience that’s powered by three huge water jets.

The Jet Aviator watersport activity is another gentle learning curve, where you’ll be flying after a short ten-minute lesson.

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More jets = More awesome.

The Jet Aviator costs around 600 AED.