Project Description

School’s Rugby

Expat Sport is the leading rugby tour company in the UAE looking after school teams and professional teams on behalf of companies such as England Rugby Travel. We look after the travel needs of most of the rugby clubs in this region and so have close ties with them. Two members of our team manage local club sides and they know the standards of all the teams in the UAE. They will ensure the competition will provide your school team with a competitive match. Our office in Cambridgeshire can assist school teams in the UK throughout the booking process, before you head to Dubai and they can also help with your flight requirements.

An experienced Expat Sport tour manager who will take care of your group throughout the trip and you will be given a list of contacts for our Dubai office, including a 24 hour emergency contact number.

For school teams looking for that extra edge, Expat Sport rugby ambassador and ex British & Irish Lion John Bentley will visit your school to give the team a coaching lesson before they head off to Dubai. Contact our Dubai office for details.

Have a Look at a Sample Itinerary:

Flight will arrive into Dubai or Abu Dhabi International Airport on TBC at time TBC. Upon arrival, you will be met by a fully air conditioned coach and transferred to the Hotel of your choice in Dubai where your accommodation is reserved for the following 9 nights on a bed and breakfast basis.

After check in at the hotel (rooms may not be available but luggage can be left with the concierge) meet in lobby for transfer to Wild Wadi Water Park at 11.00hrs for a fun filled day.

The wildest waterpark ever! It’s 12 acres of pure fun with 30 adrenalin-pumping rides and attractions that leave you gasping for more. Situated between Burj Al Arab and Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai, it’s just a 10 minute drive from the hotel. Get there and go wild!

At 1630hrs a coach will arrive to return you back to the hotel of your choice.

Match Day 1

Breakfast and morning at leisure.  Here you will have time to enjoy
the hotel facilities.  The hotel has a fully equipped gym along with an outdoor swimming pool.

In the afternoon you will then meet in the lobby at (x time) for a transfer to your first game against TBC at Dubai Sports City , approximately a 15 minute drive from your hotel.   Enjoy the post-match presentations followed by refreshments.

Coach transfer back to the team accommodation.

Dubai Mall and ‘At the Top’ Burj Khalifa tour

After breakfast you will experience the Dubai Metro and will be exploring the Dubai Mall which is the world’s largest shopping and entertainment centre in the world. Explore the thousands of shops and enjoy lunch at one of the many food courts.  While you are here you may wish to enjoy Sega Republic (optional extra) – a fabulous, safe and interactive entertainment venue with fast roller coaster rides.

Then take the elevator up to the 124th floor of the tallest building in the world. At the Top, Burj Khalifa experience will blow you away! You will find out all about the journey of the incredible world famous buildings and while you are up there see if you can spot some of Dubai’s Famous landmarks!

After the At the Top Experience, make sure that you go and experience the The Dubai Fountains set at the base of the Burj Khalifa in the 24 acre Burj Lake. The fountains will not only give you a light show but they will perform to music for your entertainment.

Take the Dubai Metro back to your apartments for the rest of the day at your leisure.

Match Day 2

After breakfast you will have the morning at leisure to enjoy the hotel facilities or why not take the Dubai Metro to visit Mall of the Emirates.  This is only 2 stops away from the hotel and where you will be able to do some souvenir shopping and take a look at Ski Dubai, the fantastic indoor ski slopes and snow park.  You may even catch a glimpse of the penguins.

In the afternoon you will then meet in the lobby at (x time) for a transfer to Dubai Academic City approximately a 25 minute drive from your hotel. You will then take part in your second game against TBC. Enjoy the post-match presentations followed by refreshments.

Coach transfer at (time) back to the team accommodation.

Desert Safari & BBQ

Enjoy your breakfast and have the morning at your leisure! This could be preparing team tactics for tomorrow’s game or relaxing at the pool.

Depart for your afternoons desert excursion at (Time TBC due to sunset) where you will drive through some of the highest and most challenging sand dunes in the UAE in one of our 4×4 Toyota Land Cruisers driven by highly experienced English speaking drivers. After a spot of adrenalin-filled dune bashing, you can try “sandboarding” and then enjoy camel rides, traditional henna, meet falcons and even try local dress for a photo opportunity.   Then you enjoy a BBQ in the desert with the opportunity to try some traditional Arabic food before returning to your apartments.

Match Day 3 

After enjoying breakfast at the hotel you will then meet in the lobby at (x time) for your transfer to Sharjah Paintball park which is considered
to be one of the best in the Middle East.  The innovative themed fields feature bunkers, huts, trees, aircraft, trenches, bridges, towers and more.  With state of the art equipment including outdoor music everyone is assured to have a fun filled time.

In the afternoon you will then meet at (place) at (x time) for a transfer to The Dubai Sevens Ground. You will then take part in your third game against the Dubai Hurricanes. Enjoy the post-match presentations followed by refreshments.

Coach transfer at (time) back to the team accommodation.

Excursions

Here are several exciting optional excursions available in Dubai, but Expat Sport recommends Wild Wadi Water Park and a Desert Safari for school tours. Both of these excursions have proven very popular with our school groups in the past. A member of Expat Sport’s team will escort your group to Wild Wadi and also be on hand to assist your departure for the Desert Safari. A brief description of each excursion is provided below and for further details on these and other excursions please contact a member of our team.

Wild Wadi Water Park

(Approx AED 275 pp incl. private return transfers)

An unforgettable time awaits you at the region’s most advanced water theme park situated betweenwild wadi Burj Al Arab and Jumeirah Beach Hotel. Take yourself on a spine-tingling adventure on some of the most exciting rides in the world and effortlessly move from ride to ride without having to leave the cool, clear water.

Experience the Tunnel of Doom that takes you twisting and turning though underground tunnels before you emerge into the lazy river.

For a real adrenaline rush do not miss the Jumeirah Sceirah the tallest and fastest speed slide in the Middle East, where the fearlessplunge 27 metres with a sense of weightlessness, and reach speeds of up to 80 kilometres and hour. Or try your surfing skills on the

Wipeout and Riptide Flowriders and see if you are one of the few who can tame
the waves.

However if an adrenaline rush is not what you are looking for, Wild Wadi Water Park also offers a large wave pool, a lazy river, and many sunbed facilities for relaxation and quiet enjoyment. Suitable for individuals or up to large sized groups

Desert Safari

(Approx AED 195 pp incl. hotel pick up)

This adventure starts with a thrilling and unforgettable early morning or late afternoondesert safaridrive through some of the highest and most challenging sand dunes in the UAE in one of our 4×4 Toyota Land Cruisers driven by highly experienced English speaking drivers.

After a spot of adrenalin-filled dune bashing, you can try “sandboarding” and then visit a camel-breeding farm for camel rides,as well as stops for photo opportunities at the more spectacular dunes.

Then on the afternoon safaris watch the sun sink slowly into the magnificent rolling dunes of the desert.

Suitable for individuals or up to very large groups

Ski Dubai Experience

Discover the ultimate indoor snow resort at Ski Dubai, the first indoor ski resort in the Middle East! Ski DubaiWith an amazing mountain-themed, wintery setting, enjoy skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, or just playing in the snow. Plus you can now meet and play with Ski Dubai’s newest residents, the Snow Penguins! Ski Dubai has 5 runs that vary in difficulty, height and gradient, the longest run being 400 meters with a fall of over 60 meters.

Ski Dubai resort is also an ideal venue for corporations planning a team building or an outing for their staff and families. Experienced skiers and boarders, as well as first-timers can all share an activity on the snow and follow it up by a delicious meal in the St Moritz Café.

Those who have never skied before can be given a one-hour group. Discovery Lesson explaining the basics of skiing and the first steps on the snow. Beginners can improve their skills by taking lessons and experienced skiers will get a 2-hours ski pass.

Suitable for individuals or up to medium sized groups

Big Bus Sightseeing Tour

This open-top tour reveals Dubai’s landmarks and charts the city’s rapid development from a small Big Bus Tourfishing village to a modern, vibrant city.

Take the Day Tour and use the hop-on, hop-off facility to visit all the places that interest you, or join the Night Tour with a live-guided commentary which showcases illuminated Dubai.

On the Day Tour, you can choose a 24 or 48 hour ticket and enjoy free inclusions such as the Dhow River Cruise and Dubai Museum. Both Day Tour routes provide a personal recorded commentary available in eight languages.

The Big Bus Sightseeing Tour is a safe and relaxing way to discover this great city; the perfect introduction to Dubai and a fun day out for all.

Suitable for individuals or up to medium sized groups

Luxury Yacht Cruises

Our yachts are designed to cater to corporate team building eventsyacht polariod
and all types of private groups. Treat yourself to a cruise in the warm waters of the Arabian Gulf.

View the Dubai coastline and the creation of Dubai’s latest outstanding infrastructure project, comprising of 300 islands in the
shape of “The World”. See the Palm Jumeirah island and the everchanging Dubai skyline as you scan the shore.

What better way to see Dubai and enjoy the near perfect climate, than aboard our luxury yacht, built for your comfort and carefree
pleasure. This is a truly exceptional experience. With your own captain, first mate and hostess on board this is style and sophistication the Dubai way. Where else could you cruise around the world in 3 hours?

Suitable for individuals or small sized groups

Fishing Trips

Experience the real thrill of catching those big ones, your very own “catch of the day.” Make deep seaFishing Trip Polariod fishing memories that will not soon be forgotten. The longer trips travel further offshore to deeper water and produce a wider variety, greater quantity and larger fish!

For real fishing atmosphere of our sport fishing vessels, all are skippered by experienced captain and crew who welcome you as guest.

The finest in modern electronics for navigation, fish finding and safety have been installed to make your trip both pleasant and safe.

Our fleet will provide the angler with rod, reel, bait, tackle and fishing instructions.
Suitable for individuals or small sized groups

Skydive Dubai

Make your first tandem jump at Skydive Dubai!
Skydive Dubai is open for all fun jumpers of the world… First time tandem jumpers, fun jumpers,Skydive dubai polariod coaching and training teams alike.
The single most incredible drop zone in the world, located in the heart of the amazing city of Dubai, on it’s very own peninsula, right at the base of the iconic Palm Jumeirah! The skydiving centre is the largest in the Middle East, combining excellent staff, state-of-the-art equipment, great facilities, an incredible location, superb jumping weather, and the best skydiving aircraft along with incredible scenery.
Our aircraft allow us to exit at higher altitudes than most skydiving centres, giving you more time in freefall. You can expect your freefall to be a minute or more. This combined with our highly experienced staff will help you make the most or your skydives.

Suitable for individuals or small sized groups

Scenic Flights

Dubai, a land of spectacular wonders. A city of superlatives, where everything is built to excite.Imagine what it would be like to take the
Dubai experience to a whole new level. We give you an opportunity to witness the magic of Dubai from the sky. Get a bird’s eye view of
the spectacular city that bustles during the day, and shimmers at night. Or take a trip further afield toScenic Flights experience from the air one of the other Emirates such as Abu Dhabi and it’s islands, Ras Al Khaimah and the Northern Emirates, or Fujairah and the Indian Ocean.

Your experience would include:

  • Flight in a seaplane
  • Take off and land on water
  • Luxury seats with individual windows
  • Spectacular views of Dubai like never seen before.

Bring out the photographer in you. Come and capture the UAE from a bird’s eye view.

Suitable for individuals or small sized groups

Hot Air Balloon Flight

Enjoy the breath-taking experience of absolute silence as you fly high above the hot air baloondesert, suspended in a basket beneath a rainbow
coloured canopy.

There is nothing quite as exciting as gently floating through the sky in a hot air balloon, giving you an entirely different perspective of
the Arabian landscape below. Floating 3,000 feet over the sands in a hot air balloon is one of the best ways to see and study the many aspects of the local landscape – shimmering golden dunes, emerald green oases, immense blue desert skies, rare flora and fauna, and the occasional camel or two.

We suggest that you celebrate this experience of a lifetime with a delicious assortment of refreshments upon returning to the early
morning stillness of the desert.

Suitable for individuals or small sized groups