Splash your way through Dubai Fountain water jets!
Fancy zipping down from a tower overlooking the Burj Khalifa as stunning views of the Dubai Fountain whizzes past you? Well, get in line!
Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, zip-lined above the Dubai Fountain on Friday, creating a flurry on social media and instantly popularising the adventure sport.
Within 24 hours, over 120,000 people liked a video on Instagram that showed him zip-lining. Many people vowed to visit the emirate just for this.
Edwin Laagland posted: “This is what I call a Thrill!!! This beats every other activity that you can do in Dubai. Who dares to join me? (sic)”
Aoife O’ Dowd commented on Facebook: “I wanna go to Dubai just for this!!”
The stunt was part of the launch of the “XLine” zip-line ride by XDubai that runs extreme sport activities in Dubai. “It was Great to have @faz3 as our first guest to try the #XLine in#DownTownDubai! Follow us to find out how you could be#next!,” the company posted on Instagram on Sunday evening.
The video of Shaikh Hamdan riding a zip-line suspended above Downtown Dubai, with Burj Khalifa in the background, was posted on his Instagram page on Saturday evening. Details