Discover the Top Things to Do in Atlantis, The Palm
Think whimsical tropical landscapes, miles of luxurious private beaches, awe-inspiring marine & waterpark attractions, unparalleled family-friendly activities and entertainment offerings, a range of luxury hotel rooms and underwater signature suites, award-winning restaurants serving international cuisines, ultra-luxury spa and fitness centre, and endless opportunities for family fun – Atlantis, The Palm is the one all-inclusive luxury holiday destination in Dubai that has it all!
Take a look at our list of top things to do in Dubai at Atlantis, The Palm in no particular order:
Take the Leap of Faith at Aquaventure Waterpark
The centrepiece of any visit to Atlantis is the award-winning Aquaventure Waterpark. An unmissable experience for those who crave adventure (cue: not for the faint-hearted) at the waterpark is the Leap of Faith – you will know why once you experience it yourself! The 98-feet mega waterslide will get your adrenaline pumping when it plummets you in a near-vertical fashion at frightening speed, shooting you through a clear acrylic tube surrounded by sharks and rays. It will easily qualify for the most thrilling and daring thing you’d do at Aquaventure Waterpark in Atlantis.
Experience the ultimate Dolphin Encounter at Dolphin Bay
Make a beeline for one of the most intelligent mammals with the Dolphin Encounter at Dolphin Bay in Atlantis Dubai. Recommended for visitors and guests of all ages and swimming abilities, the Dolphin Encounter will include a 15-minute orientation with a Marine Mammal Specialist, followed by a 30-minute shallow water dolphin encounter, giving even the non-swimmers plenty of chances to meet, kiss and play with friendly Dolphins. If you are more adventurous, you can scuba dive with these curious and playful mammals.
Discover the Myth of Atlantis with an Aquatrek at Ambassador Lagoon
Dive into the depths of the Lost City of Atlantis and discover its extraordinary marine life with an Atlantis Aquatrek in the Ambassador Lagoon, which is home to over 65,000 marine animals at Atlantis. To walk in the lagoon with a breathable helmet on is to feel like you have entered a mysterious marine wonderland, with unexpected encounters with sharks and rays along the guided walking tour. The Atlantis Aquatrek aquarium experience is open to ages 8 and up.
Kiss, cuddle and play with sea lions at Sea Lion Point
Encounter the adorable sea lions up close in the Sea Lion Point, a lagoon specially designed to accommodate these sociable sea creatures. The intimate interactive session will give you a chance to meet and greet these sea puppies, learn interesting facts about them, and watch them perform some aquatic stunts. You can capture your meet-and-greet moment with a sea lion and take home photos of your fun-filled day with these playful creatures, courtesy of Sea Lion Photo Fun at Sea Lion Point in Atlantis. During these enjoyable interactions with the sea lions, you will also have plenty of chances to cuddle, kiss and play with them.
Get a private tour of Atlantis, The Palm and Dubai from above on a helicopter
Take off from Atlantis on an unforgettable Helicopter Tour to see the stunning vistas of the resort, world famous Dubai attractions and man-made Palm islands from a fresh perspective. Offering the ultimate viewing experience of Dubai, the aerial tour ranges from a 15-minute Fun Flight Tour to a sensational 60-minute Dubai sightseeing ride, making it ideal for special occasions and for some of Dubai’s best photo opportunities.
Get behind the scenes of The Lost Chambers with the Fish Tales Tour
Ever wondered what happens behind the scenes of the exquisite Lost Chambers Aquarium and how the fishkeepers take care of the marine life? Take the Fish Tales Tour, a private guided tour of the Ambassador Lagoon, wherein a Marine Educator introduces you to its unique inhabitants, including the operations of a futuristic Fish Hospital and Nursery where breeding programmes are put in place for jellyfish, rays and sharks. You also get to learn what goes into making tasty meals and treats for the critters at the fish food zone and get a chance to feed few marine animals.
Unwind with a personalized body treatment and massage at ShuiQi Spa
If you’d pick relaxing over more adrenaline-pumping activities at the resort, then consider a luxury spa pampering experience at the highly lauded spa destination in Dubai, ShuiQi Spa and Fitness – winner of 2017 Best Spa Destination & 2017 Best Fitness Spa at Haute Grandeur Global Spa AwardsTM. Offering a range of personalized body treatments and massages with a holistic wellness approach that combines complementary and alternative medicines along with the luxurious ESPA spa treatments in a magnificent setting, ShuiQi Spa and Fitness is a relaxing haven for the mind, body and soul. It also has a host of luxury spa treatments and packages exclusively tailored to gentlemen and couples.
Take a heart-thumping Atlantean Flyer Zip Line ride across the Atlantis waterpark
If you are not up for the stomach-swirling Leap of Faith, try the Atlantis zipline for a ride of your life. Sling from one platform to another; zipping all the way through the whimsically beautiful tropical landscapes of Atlantis and its beaches, 20 meters above the Aquaventure Waterpark on the Atlantean Flyer Zip Line – the longest zipline in the Middle East. This unique aerial experience is open to ages 12 and up.