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Exploring Dubai with kids

Updated: Jun 16, 2021

Hello travel lovers’ ☺, are you looking for the perfect short break? Head over to Dubai and spend some quality time with your family at this green oasis in the desert .We did exactly that and we are still daydreaming about our time in the city of gold !

Fun time at Burj Al Arab
Fun time at Burj Al Arab

Dubai is a city where tradition and future meet. There, you can see awe-inspiring constructions, the diversity of culture, art, food, fashion, and music. Still, it also welcomes families with children with an open heart and offers them action-packed adventures

Things to Do In Dubai - The Highlights

  • View from the highest point of the world's tallest structure, the Burj Khalifa

  • Relax on the relaxing sandy beaches and take a dunk in the warm waters

  • Attempt each sort of water sport comprehensible from windsurfing to flyboarding

  • Go snowboarding at the world's biggest indoor ski incline

  • Daring record-breaking rides at Wild Wadi Waterpark and Aquaventure Waterpark

  • Give your taste buds a treat at Dubai's numerous and varied world-class food points

  • Visit fun zones with your kids

Dubai is not just a fantastic place for adults to enjoy but also for kids. 

In Dubai, there is so much for kids to do, and many of these child-friendly activities can be enjoyed by adults, too. Here are just some of them.

The Aquaventure Waterpark has everything kids of any age might want – there are plenty of exciting rides there.

The IMG Worlds of Adventure is the world's biggest indoor theme park. Children will love different activities - the youngest ones and teenagers alike.

The Green Planet is an entire tropical rainforest in the heart of the desert. Numerous plants and animals live under a glass dome. This is a great place for older children.

Bollywood Parks offer different shows, like the ones in Mumbai's movie industry: stunt-shows, live performances and many other activities.

Motiongate is a Hollywood-inspired theme park with great rides for small kids and thrilling rollercoasters for the older ones.

Kids will always enjoy Dubai Mall with the Toy Store and the famous Hamleys, an ice rink and a giant aquarium.

Ski Dubai is almost unbelievable – a winter wonderland at -4°C with the blazing sun and the desert temperatures outside. 

dubai mall

More Fun activities to Do In Dubai with Kids

“Memories that will last a lifetime”

Every parent would like for their kids to have the ultimate best experience when traveling. As parents, we are always in search of the things, which make them happy, and amaze them. This eagerness and excitement increase if you are going on a family trip to Dubai with your little ones. These are some places you should take your kid during your Dubai trip.

Kidzania @ Dubai Mall

Enjoy one of the best gaming experiences. KidZania is fundamentally a phenomenal indoor Place; your children can appreciate a grown-up life by picking their preferred occupations among the 80 employments available. The made-up city has emergency clinics, eateries, manufacturing plants, general stores, police headquarters and everything that is required in a city. Kidzania comprises of a small-scale city where the kids are urged to learn and develop while having a fabulous time. It’s a place where your kids can discover numerous exercises to do around evening time in Dubai and have an astounding nightly experience.

Dolphins @ Dubai Dolphinarium

One of the not-to-be-missed funs in Dubai for children are visiting the Dubai Dolphinarium and loving these friendly Dolphins. This spot is a cooled indoor Dolphinarium allowing the guests to associate and watch dolphins. The exercises incorporate getting pictures clicked with these stunning creatures and seeing the show that they put up. Your children would love the show and they wouldn't imagine anything better than to connect with them and get photos clicked. Five bottlenose dolphins are exceptionally trained and so friendly.

Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

Explore the colorful marine life at the Dubai Aquarium, and Underwater Zoo is among those fun exercises in Dubai for children that would leave them very magnificent. This glorious spot is a holder of a record of being the 'World's Largest Acrylic Panel'. One of the biggest aquariums in the entire world, your children will get the chance to find out such an enormous amount about marine life while on a fun visit. The aquarium and zoo gladly house different animals like mammoth crocodiles, sharks, groupers, thus significantly more for your children to observe.

Burj Khalifa -Dubai Frame

While you are in Dubai with your children and your family, visiting Burj Khalifa is an absolute for most people. At a staggering 830 meters, the pinnacle is about its hypnotizing excellence, striking building and fantastic engineering. Guests are permitted to go up to the 125th floor to encounter the sublime perspectives on the encompassing. The nightfall sees from the high rise are very stunning. We visited the Dubai Frame as well, and the view was amazing as we could see both old and new Dubai. Plus, the queue to the top was not as crazy as the one at Burj Khalifa. If you are short with time, we suggest heading to the Dubai Frame instead. You won't be disappointed.

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