Top 8 Things to Do with Kids in Dubai

Legoland water park in Dubai, UAE
Atlantis Aquaventure park in Dubai, UAE
Dubai Aquaventure

Dubai, the city of gold, is an awesome tourist destination with beautiful beaches, shiny skyscrapers, state-of-the-art buildings, sand dunes, fine dining, shopping malls, fabulous accommodations, and exciting adventures. 

The great desert of Dubai has now turned into a true oasis for the visitors and is a perfect getaway for travelers. Dubai is very rich in culture and has all the elements that a person needs for a holiday trip.

It offers everything to everyone, and especially to the kids. The dream city has an abundance of entertaining, educational, and thrilling things to do for the kids.

From desert safari to underwater zoos and exciting activities, Dubai has unlimited attractions and activities for the kids and the whole family.

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Best Places in Dubai for Kids

Try out some of these top places to give your kids an amazing experience, and still enjoy yourself.

Atlantis Aquaventure

Located in Atlantis, the Atlantis Aquaventure is the best and most popular waterpark in Dubai. It is considered Europe’s best waterpark as it has the best thrilling and record-breaking water rides in the world.

The other famous attractions here are The Lost Chambers Aquarium, Dolphin Adventure, and Ultimate Aquarium Dive.

Lost Chambers Aquarium

It is the largest aquarium in Africa and the Middle East, which was lost for thousands of years. The aquarium is home to about 65,000 aquatic animals.

The lost civilization can be explored under the water while encountering sharks, piranhas, seahorses, and eels. The Lost Chambers aquarium includes marine life exhibits, a touch tank, and an Aquatheatre show.

Lost chambers aquarium in Duba, family travel
Lost Chamers Aquarium

IMG World of Adventure

The IMG world of adventure is a theme park in Dubai and is a fantastic place for kids who are the biggest fan of Marvel and Cartoon Network characters.

The major attractions of this place are the adventures with The Hulk, Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, the Avengers, and Iron Man. There are giant-size dinosaurs that can increase your adrenaline level.

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Speedboat Tour

Much loved by the kids, the speedboat tour gives the perfect views from the sea, where you can easily admire Dubai’s signature sights. The famous sites to be seen through the speedboat ride are Dubai Marina, Burj Al Arab, and Palm Jumeirah.

speedboat tour in Dubai with kids

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Jet Ski Tour

The most thrilling adventure for the kids, the Jet ski tour is a fast-paced adventure over the waters that make you lost in the serenity of blue water. Enjoy the terrific rush in the sea and enjoy the views of some iconic sites while passing the shoreline. You can choose the duration of your ride.

Falconry Safari

The Falconry safari in Dubai gives a memorable experience where you observe the beauty, grace, and power of a well-trained falcon. The morning safari gives you a plentiful opportunity to see the falcons and how they are trained.  

Falconry safari, Arabic man in the desert

Wild Wadi Water Park

If your kids are crazy about water sports, then a visit to the Wild Wadi water park is a must. This place is full of amusement parks and exciting rides where you can quench your thirst for adventure.

The water park has great restaurants where families can enjoy their dining. 

Green Planet

The Green Planet is an indoor vertical tropical rainforest that shelters 3000 species of plants, animals, and birds.

This place is good enough for the kids to gain knowledge about the flora and fauna of a place and their importance. Visit this place to have an exotic experience. 

Motiongate Theme Park

Map of Motiongate Theme Park for children in Dubai
Motiongate Theme Park map

Inspired by Hollywood, the Motiongate theme park showcases the motion picture studios of DreamWorks Animation, Lionsgate, and Columbia Pictures in one place.

Witness the creative storytelling and world of innovation by visiting this theme park. The thrilling roller coaster rides are a must for the kids. 

Legoland Water Park

Legoland water park in Dubai, UAE

The Legoland Water Park is specially designed for the ages of 2 – 12. The park offers exciting water rides and slides. There are various LEGO-themed attractions in the park including Joker Soaker, LEGO rafting, splash safari, and many more. 

With so many marvels in one city, Dubai forms an excellent choice for spending valuable time with a family.

Kids are bound to leave a huge smile on their faces after visiting the amazing sites of Dubai. So, without any delay, get the tickets and if you are from Bahrain then you may get them from Gulf air. Have a happy family tour!

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