In search of fun family activities in Dubai? From aquarium adventures to exciting indoor theme parks, check out these awesome things to do in Dubai with the family.
1. The Lost Chambers Aquarium
Home to one of Dubai’s most impressive marine life habitats, The Lost Chambers Aquarium is located at Atlantis Dubai on The Palm and resembles the interior of an ancient Egyptian pyramid. As well as sea life watching, you can also take part in ray feeding, snorkelling, shark safaris and diving.
Price: Adults cost around AED 75, children (3-12 years) are around AED 50 and kids under the age of two are free.
Location: Atlantis Dubai, The Palm
insydo tip: UAE residents get a special rate, so don’t forget your Emirates ID card.
2. Dubai Ice Rink
If you ever find yourself traipsing through The Dubai Mall bored, just head down to the Olympic-sized ice rink. Located on the ground floor, Dubai Ice Rink offers a fun-filled experience for all the family. Whether you want to show off your moves on the ice, observe from the spectators area, or glue yourself to the edge of the rink, Dubai Ice Rink will help you chill out (literally).
Price: A public session is around AED 60 for 105 minutes and a Penguin Pal is AED 30 per hour.
Location: The Dubai Mall
insydo tip: Got kids? Additional aids can be purchased for young children who are learning.
Boasting more than 40 rides and attractions – including a mega waterpark – Legoland is a fantasy world where over 60 million LEGOs bring imagination to life. The park is made up of different themed zones featuring everything from a replica of the city’s skyline to play areas, rollercoasters and interactive experiences.
Price: A one-day Legoland pass costs around AED 295 for adults and around AED 250 for children.
Location: Dubai Parks and Resorts, Jebel Ali
insydo tip: Take the factory tour for souvenirs before heading to Kids Power Tower – it’s where you’ll find the best views from above.
4. Hub Zero
More than just a gaming arcade, Hub Zero boasts 18 exciting rides & attractions for both adults and young kids that involve simulators, spider attacks, robo-coasters, laser tag and 4D mini experiences, to name a few. Decked out like a mini city, expect street-style walls with plenty of graffiti, road-like floors, shop fronts and road signs.
Price: Recruit Pass (one-time access to all attractions) is around AED 160. Master Pass (unlimited access) is around AED 210. Hacker Pass (queue jump and unlimited access) is around AED 260.
Location: City Walk 2
insydo tip: Head up to the second floor and you’ll find a ten-table pool hall and karaoke suites, along with an old-school arcade with Pac-Man and Pinball machines.
5. IMG Worlds of Adventure
The world’s largest indoor theme park, IMG Worlds of Adventure is a day of exciting rides and experiences for the entire family looking for things to do in Dubai. Expect fun, fast and filled with thrilling rides that bring your favourite characters from Marvel, Jurassic Park and Cartoon Network to life.
Price: Around AED 195 for a UAE resident rate ticket and AED 175 for a child’s ticket.
Location: City of Arabia, Dubailand
insydo tip: If you’re planning a full day of rides, it’s best to store your belongings in one the lockers.
Let us know which one’s your favourite!