Sports and Leisure

Find out about the array of sports, hobbies and leisure pursuits on offer in Dubai...

Sport and leisure activities of all kinds flourish in Dubai, from traditional team sports to high-adrenaline outdoor pursuits. A great number of clubs and associations exist for various different sports and hobbies. Given Dubai’s geography, watersports such as scuba-diving and sailing are popular, but desert-based activities such as rock-climbing also have a large following. Dubai even offers the opportunity to try a new activity, from wadi-driving to kitesurfing. Spectator sports attract large crowds and there are events throughout the year.