Dubai’s collection of parks, beaches, and experiences makes it a top choice for a holiday the entire family will love, and our tours division, Sky Vacations, can help navigate every last detail from booking to customized adventures for clients and the kids. Read further to learn more about some of Dubai’s best family attractions:
IMG Worlds of Adventure
Enter the world’s largest indoor theme park and prepare to encounter rides, restaurants, and shops encompassed in themes relating to the park’s four zones: Marvel, Lost Valley, Cartoon Network, and IMG Boulevard. Visit Lost Valley’s Dinosaur Adventure zone and get in line for The Velociraptor, the ride that earns fame for being the tallest and fastest rollercoaster in Dubai. Spiral through epic superhero battles in The Marvel Universe and see your favorite cartoons brought to life in ride form in the Cartoon Network Zone.
Inspired by Hollywood and divided into zones based on famous film studios, this theme park is a must-see for movie lovers. Each section hosts scads of attractions modeled after blockbusters the studios are known for. Jump into movies like Ghostbusters, where you save New York from a ghost invasion or How to Train Your Dragon, where you ride Toothless through the Forbidden Island’s caves. Other films turned attraction include Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Madagascar, and The Hunger Games.
This massive trampoline park invites the families to unleash their energy and reach thrilling heights. Visitors can perform their best jumps in the field of performance trampolines and use The Wall, a half pipe/trampoline hybrid, to create new tricks. The park gets people in the game with full-height basketball hoops based on trampolines for awesome slam dunk potential and a bouncy dodge ball court.
Cool clients off by guiding them to the Middle East’s first indoor ski resort located in the Mall of the Emirates. The snow park gives people a blissful break from the heat and hosts a towering 85-meter (279 feet) mountain with slopes varying in difficulty. In addition to the unbelievable interior, Ski Dubai is home to a colony of Gentoo and King Penguins that are released throughout the park several times a day to mingle with the visitors. It rarely gets too cold when there are all these activities packed into this indoor winter wonderland and, if it does, warm up with the café’s Avalanche hot chocolate.
Dolphin Bay at Atlantis, The Palm delights people of all ages and swimming ability in an environment where they can swim with dolphins. Visitors have a variety of dolphin experiences to choose from, whether it’s wading in shallow water as dolphins swim about or complete submersion during the Dolphin Scuba Dive. Let travelers know about this incredible opportunity to come face to face with the ocean’s majestic creatures.
Sixty million Lego bricks make up this colorful theme park. Visitors plunge into the world of Legos with more than 40 themed rides, a waterpark, building classes, and a trip to Lego City where kids can earn their official Legoland driver’s license. Don’t forget to visit Miniland, a Lego masterpiece exclusive to Legoland Dubai that replicates the stunning Dubai skyline and notable landmarks of the Middle East.
This fun-sized city located in the Dubai Mall gives kids a chance to live like an adult by honing a profession, earning a special currency, and exercising their independence as they run their own nation. KidZania is an imagined world brought to life where kids are put in charge, creating a utopia untouched by the perils of current affairs. Kids partake in activities, acquiring life skills within their city, and developing social skills and teamwork practices among one another. This unique attraction provides a safe atmosphere for kids to learn how society functions while making friends and experiencing community living.
Discover the Bollywood film industry through cinematic rides, live stage performances, vibrant dining, and more. The park is divided into five zones based on Bollywood blockbusters: Bollywood Boulevard, Mumbai Chowk, Rustic Ravine, the Royal Plaza, and the Bollywood Film Studio featuring Hall of Heroes.
You can kick back at the beach, but don’t fall asleep in the sun quite yet—Kite Beach is the hub for watersports action. Clients who want to experience beach fun will love trying their hand at kitesurfing, paddle-boarding, and other activities in and out of water. Play a game of beach volleyball and refresh with a smoothie at the beachside café. Onsite showers, restrooms, and restaurants keep the fun from being put on pause, and rentable beach amenities—from lounge chairs to surf boards—keep beach-goers occupied all afternoon.
Abra Boat Rides
Taking an abra boat ride through Dubai’s canals or the Madinat Jumeirah waterways is the perfect way to take a break from Dubai’s non-stop excitement without missing a glance of its surroundings. Motorized abras take passengers on short, inexpensive rides past the city’s marvelous Arabian architecture, giving parents a good resting period and the kids a full view of Dubai’s flamboyant layout.
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