NETBALL TOURS TO DUBAI FESTIVAL

DESTINATIONS

The Dubai Netball Festival is a annual one day event that caters for International U18 and U14 schools and clubs during February half term. Hosted by Dubai College there are 4-8 teams per age group that contest the festival. Teams that enter are a mixture of both local and international talent, with entries regularly received from the UK and UAE. The one day event can be easily combined with longer stays in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi for an extended netball tour to UAE.

A netball tour to UAE offers three key ingredients that have earned Dubai a growing reputation as one of the World's most attractive and established touring destinations; Sports, Sunshine and Safety.

  • Resorts
  • Accommodation
  • Excursions
  • Itinerary

Often described as a City of contrasts, Dubai offers a fabulous cosmopolitan lifestyle. There are attractions galore for touring groups including sunny beaches, five-star services, luxury hotels, vibrant shopping centres and World famous sights which vie with the traditional dhows and ancient souks.

Dubai
Dubai

Dubai

  • Warm, sunny year round climate guaranteed
  • Rapid development but rich and diverse culture
  • World class facilities and excursions
  • Desert City with superb infrastructure

Can be easily combined with Abu Dhabi for a two centre tour

There is a host of accommodation options available throughout UAE including good quality 3-5* hotels and apartments. Some example accommodation is highlighted below:

Chelsea Towers
Chelsea Towers

Chelsea Towers

  • Located on Sheikh Zayed Road only 20 mins from Dubai airport
  • Close proximity to Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa with metro station outside
  • Wide array of restaurants and shops nearby
  • 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, outdoor swimming pool and gym

There are an abundance of activities and excursions on offer in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi to enhance your overall tour experience, below you will find a brief selection: 

Wild Wadi Water Park
Wild Wadi Water Park

Located in front of the stunning Burj Al Arab on Jumeirah beach, Wild Wadi is the only themed amusement park in UAE. An outdoor waterpark offering 30 exciting rides and attractions including the including the gravity-defying Jemeriah Sceirah and the adrenaline fuelled Tantrum Alley, Burj Surj, Wipeout and Riptide.

Desert Safari
Desert Safari

Travel by 4x4 across the deserts of Dubai on this exhilarating half day excursion. Enjoy an adrenaline rush sandboarding down Dubai’s desert dunes and take a camel ride. Complete your experience with a delicious barbecue dinner under the Arabian stars while watching a traditional dance performance around the campfire

Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa

Currently the tallest structure in the World soaring 2,717 ft with more than 160 stories. Ride the elevator to the 124th-floor Observation Deck for astounding views over Dubai and the Arabian Gulf. Situated next to Dubai Mall, the World’s largest shopping mall, you can visit the huge variety of shops – including Galeries Lafayette, Bloomingdale's, and Marks & Spencer as well as aquarium, ice rink, Sega theme park, restaurants and cinemas. The Dubai fountains display just outside the mall is the World’s largest dancing fountain system with performances every 30 minutes.

We can offer tailor made tours to suit your specific tour duration, group requirements and budget. Please find below an example itinerary:

DAY 1    

Meet early evening at Manchester airport and check-in for your

International overnight flight to Dubai.

Flight Departs Manchester

 

DAY 2    

Flight arrives into Dubai.

Meet and greet with local GB Sports Tours representative

Transfer to your resort hotel and check-in.

After check-in at the hotel you will be transferred to Dubai College.

Training session #1 at Dubai College

Visit the World’s Tallest Building the Burj Khalifa

 

DAY 3

After breakfast transfer to Dubai College for netball festival

NETBALL FESTIVAL

Optional visit to Mall of the Emirates

Evening at leisure and optional visit to Ski Dubai indoor centre for tobogganing and snowboarding.

 

DAY 4

After breakfast transfer to Abu Dhabi

Take a guided tour of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Transfer to Ferrari World for day at leisure

Optional visit to the Yas Marina Formula 1 circuit and walk the famous track

Return transfer back to hotel

 

DAY 5

Morning at leisure to visit Jumeirah Beach Park

FIXTURES #2 v Wellington School

Take an optional boat cruise along the Dubai coastline with BBQ meal

 

DAY 6

After breakfast transfer to Dubai Creek to visit the souks for some souvenirs

Optional visit to Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding

Half day desert safari including BBQ meal, entertainment and dune surfing

 

DAY 7

After breakfast transfer to final fixtures of tour

FIXTURES #3 v Repton School Dubai

After fixtures  transfer to Wild Wadi or Atlantis Water Park for a day at leisure

Transfer to Dubai Mall for end of tour meal and opportunity to witness the spectacular dancing fountains display.

 

DAY 8

Transfer to Dubai airport for return flight to UK

Flight Departs Dubai

Flight arrives into Manchester

Once passport control is cleared and baggage collected your tour ends.

 

 

Please note this is an example itinerary. Tailor made schedules can be arranged to suit specific group requirements where possible.