About Dubai

Sport in Dubai: Dubai has a large western influence and a large number of expats which brings a magnitude of sporting variety.

Sport in Dubai: Dubai has a large western influence and a large number of expats which brings a magnitude of sporting variety. With fantastic facilities on offer to match the city’s surroundings, sport plays a huge role in bringing together all of Dubai’s communities. You can be sure to enjoy the atmosphere and great sense of community spirit when you tour this fantastic city.

Entertainment: In your leisure time there are many amazing entertainment venues and activities, along with fantastic beaches and waterparks. There's even an indoor ski slope!

Best time to tour: October to May.

Currency: Arab Emirate Dirham (AED)

Weather: Conditions for outdoor sport in Dubai are fantastic from October until May. The summer months are too hot for teams to play outdoors, but we run indoor cricket and football summer camps in the summer, should your team wish to take advantage of the cheap summer hotel prices.

Time Difference: GMT+4 October to March, GMT+3 March to October

Language: English is widely spoken

Visas: Visitor visas, valid for 30 days, can be obtained on arrival in Dubai for many nationalities including British. No prior arrangements need to be made and the visa stamp is free when arriving at Dubai International Airport, Abu Dhabi Airport, or other airports. Our team will advise you if any of your players require a visa and if so we can issue them for you.





Customer feedback

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"Expat Sport really share our ethos that the tours we organise should be of the highest quality giving our clients “once in a lifetime” tours in exciting overseas locations."
Halsbury Sport
Lisa Mitchell
Reservations manager
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"Everything went wonderfully well and we will definitely be in touch to enquire about future bookings. Thanks again to for all your help."
Durham County Cricket Club
Ellen Johanson
Cricket Secretary

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"The indoor facility is the best I have seen anywhere in this region."
Roberto Carlos
Former BraziL International
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"These facilities at Dubai Sports City have allowed the squad to train to a high level."
Guus Hiddink
Former Chelsea & Netherlands COach
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"Thank you for taking good care of my wife and I during the Abu Dhabi Invitational Pro–Am golf tournament and the Dubai Desert Classic. I look forward to seeing you and your team again soon."
Gabriel Batistuta
FORMER Argentinian Footballer

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ICC Academy testimonial

I’m thoroughly impressed with these facilities
Virat Kholi
Indian Cricketer
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"The outdoor pitch looks like a billiard table."
Samuel Eto'o
former barcelona player
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"I know a lot about Dubai but I had not seen these facilities and was very pleasantly surprised."
Ronald Koeman
Everton FC manager
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"The training facilities are exceptional and with the warm weather you are guaranteed sun, as well as exceptional service."
Sam Allardyce
former England Manager

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Official sporting bodies we represent

ICC Academy
Cathay Pacific
Formula 1
Dubai Rugby 7s
Dubai World Cup
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