Things to do in Dubai with kids

 

Dubai

Traveling to Dubai with kids? Do not worry, here is a list of the top things to do with kids in Dubai. Dubai is a huge playground for kids and their parents. The city is impressive with the highest skyscraper, the world’s largest indoor theme park, the world’s biggest shopping center, the region’s biggest Hollywood-inspired theme park, the world’s Largest Aquarium, World’s largest Inhabited Artificial Archipelago and much more… Dubai is not just modern and artificial, but if you go a little under the surface, you can feel the real soul of this city. You will explore historical areas, bustling souks, mosques and desert safari with wildlife.
 
1. Burj Khalifa and the Dubai fountains
2. Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
3. Wild Wadi waterpark
4. Ski Dubai
5. KidZania Dubai
6. Atlantis Aquaventure waterpark
7. Dolphin Bay
8. Kite beach
9. Skydive Dubai
10. Desert safari
11. Spice souk and Dubai Creek
12. IMG Worlds of Adventure

 

1. Burj Khalifa and the Dubai fountains

Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest man-made, freestanding structure and the building is the perfect place to get a birds-eye view of Dubai. The best time to be to the observation deck on the 124th floor for a 360-degree orientation is before sunset to enjoy the stunning view and the spectacular sky. The Dubai Fountains is a magical twist of water, music, and light. The glistening water is moving up and down performing on different melodies from Arab, World to Classical music. Located at Fashion Parking, Dubai Mall, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard.
 

 

2. Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

Located in: The Dubai Mall
A trip to Dubai Mall will be not complete without a visit to the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, one of the world’s largest indoor aquariums in the World. All the nature lovers and adventure seekers can see over 300 Sharks and Rays live in this tank, including the largest collection of Sand Tiger Sharks in the world.

 

3. Wild Wadi waterpark

Location: Jumeirah Street, Opp. Burj Al Arab Jumeirah 2 – Dubai
An amazing water park with the best view, located in the area of Jumeirah beach, in front of the stunning Burj Al Arab. Great for everyone, all ages have a lot of different rides to go on.
 

 

4. Ski Dubai

Location: Sheikh Zayed Rd, Dubai, UAE
Why not skiing in the desert? Ski Dubai is an indoor ski resort, located in Mall of the Emirates, offers a variety of activities & gives you a chance to ski, snowboard, meet the penguins, zip line or take a chairlift ride. Ski Dubai is a breathtaking real snow wonderland.
 

 

5. KidZania Dubai

KidZania is a mini-city where the children are choosing their favourite jobs and while playing, learning about the professions. KidZania is an excellent indoor activity platform, located in Dubai Mall, for the kids aged between 4 years to 10 years.
Located in The Dubai Mall

 

6. Atlantis Aquaventure waterpark

Location: Atlantis The Palm – Crescent Rd – Dubai
Spent a great day at the largest water park in the Middle East! ATLANTIS AQUAVENTURE offers plenty of rides for everyone, from thrill-seekers to those who just want to float along the lazy river in a tube or relax by the pools.
 

 

7. Dolphin Bay

Location: Atlantis, The Palm – Crescent Rd – Dubai
Dolphin Bay is the best place for the whole family, where you will be able to choose a variety of things to do with a dolphin dance, kiss, ring toss and of course lots of photos.

 

8. Kite beach

Location: Kite Beach, Umm Suqeim
It’s a calm and family-friendly public beach, where everyone seems to slow down a bit in this otherwise busy, nonstop city. For the kids, Kite beach offers Skate Park, outdoor trampolines, an adventure gym and a play area for the little ones. The best time to be there is in the afternoon when you will be able to see the sunset as well as the spectacular view of Burj Al Arab. There are many restaurants, food trucks and cafes to spend time in if you don’t want to stay on the sand.
 

 

9. Skydive Dubai

Location: Al Seyahi St – Dubai
Skydive Dubai is offering Tandem skydives for children, over 12s. You will have the best panoramic aerial view of The Palm, one of the three largest artificial islands in the world.

 

10. Desert safari

Experience the Red Dunes Desert outside of Dubai for an unforgettable memory. Your family will enjoy the dune-bashing, camel rides, sand-board surfing, quad biking, henna painting, wildlife-watching, falconry, dinner in the desert with a dancing show to traditional desert meals in a Bedouin camp.
 

 

11. Spice souk and Dubai Creek

Location: Sikkat Al Khail Road | Al Ras, Dubai
If you want the flavor of the real Dubai, make a trip with a water taxis-abra that cross the creek and explore the aromatic Spice Souk. The Creek is one of the oldest places in Dubai, where in the past the trading for the country began from the Port. You can visit as well Dubai Museum at Al Fahidi Fort, the Gold Souk and Dubai Heritage Village.

 

12. IMG Worlds of Adventure

IMG Worlds of Adventure is Dubai’s first mega theme park. It is fun for all the family and a good place to spend hours with kids in the hot summer in Dubai. The attractions are in five themed zones with Marvel and Cartoon Network characters. The theme park offers convenient shuttle service to the city’s top hotels.
 

 
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