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Water adventures in Dubai
Updated on 01 June 2017

Water activities

Taking water sports to the next level, Water Adventure provides everything from the newest thrill toys to a scenic kayaking tour around Dubai Marina. Located on public beaches and in hotels, they offer private and group lessons in windsurfing, sailing and SUPS, together with water skiing and wakeboard instruction. Call 04-4537544. www.wateradventure.ae

 

Surfing

Want something a little calmer, then Surf House Dubai is the place to be. A den for likeminded people with a respect for the water and love for the sport, it is home to everything surfing and stand-up paddle (SUP) related. You can learn to surf or SUP, get your gear, improve your skills or just sit back with a coffee and enjoy the surfer lifestyle. Dubai’s surfing season runs from October to April, while the summer months are perfect for improving your stand-up paddle technique and topping up your tan. Call 04-3211309. www.surfingdubai.com

 

Rowing

Monty's Rowing School, located at Dubai Creek Park and Club Vista Mare (Palm Jumeirah), offers tuition, training and coaching for all ages and abilities. Participating in this fun sport is a great way to see Dubai from a completely different angle. Boats can be hired on an hourly basis. Call 050-7380910. www.montysrowingschool.com

 

Kitesurfing

Dubai is also the perfect playground for beginners and experienced kite surfers, with warm seas and favourable winds throughout the season. There are two fantastic beaches dedicated for kitesurfing, and most afternoons you will find both beaches packed with kiters and spectators. The kitesurf season runs from September to May, although the summer months can get the sea breeze. Visitors and residents are welcome to use their own equipment and rental equipment is available to those with experience. Complete beginners and those needing a refresher can book lessons through Kitesurf School Dubai, or buy their gear there. Call 050-2547440. www.kitesurf.ae

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