Summer in Dubai has officially begun, and it’s only going to get hotter.. But luckily for us, there are sooo many fun indoor activities in Dubai to try out! From an indoor theme park to a smash room that lets you vent, here are 7 awesome ways to beat the heat this summer in Dubai..
1. Roller Coasters at IMG Worlds of Adventure
Not only is IMG Worlds of Adventure completely indoors and air-conditioned, but it’s also home to some of the best roller coasters in Dubai! Don’t leave without riding on the Velociraptor roller coaster, visiting the Haunted Hotel and having a bite at Tony’s Skydeck restaurant.
Price: From AED 257 per person
Where: Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road
2. Breaking things at The Smash Room Dubai
Finally, Dubai has an entire room where you can smash things! A fun way to deal with anger management issues, and an alternative to throwing your phone at a wall – The Smash Room lets you unleash your inner Hulk and smash, shatter, stomp on or break everything you see!
Price: From AED 99 per person
Where: Umm Suqeim Street, Al Quoz
3. VR Park Dubai at Dubai Mall
From zombie attacks and futuristic roller coasters, to bank heists and skydiving off the Burj Khalifa – there are so many fun experiences to immerse yourselves in at the VR Park Dubai Mall! Here’s what happened when we tried out the virtual rides and games.
Price: From AED 15 to AED 45 per experience
Where: VR Park, Dubai Mall
4. Defying Gravity at iFly Dubai
Always wanted to learn how to fly? Head to iFly Dubai and they will show you how it’s done! A mix of bungee jumping and skydiving, this super fun indoor experience lets you defy gravity inside a vertical wind tunnel. You’ll have to try it to believe it!
Price: AED 250 for one session, packages available
Where: Mirdif City Centre
5. Bowling at Dubai Bowling Centre
Challenge your friends to a game of bowling, and let the good times roll! After completely revamping the place a few months ago, Dubai Bowling Centre is now home to a bowling alley, a trampoline park and an arcade gaming centre!
Price: From AED 15 per person
Where: Al Quoz
6. X-Park at Bounce Dubai
Bounce Dubai, the largest trampoline park in the city, challenges you to take on its X-Park ninja-warrior obstacle course! From zip lining and bouldering to jumping off walls and swinging on bars, this is one indoor activity you need to try!
Price: AED 105
Where: Al Quoz
7. Archery Tag at Flip Out Dubai
Archery Tag is definitely one of the coolest indoor activities in Dubai, especially if you’ve got a big group! Using bows and foam-tipped arrows (so nobody gets hurt), you need to channel your inner Katniss Everdeen and aim to hit everyone on the opposing team.
Price: AED 80 per hour
Where: Al Quoz
8. Karting & Laser Tag at Dubai Autodrome
Feel the need for speed? Luckily for Dubai’s petrolheads, the Dubai Autodrome has an indoor karting circuit that is perfect during summer in Dubai! But the fun doesn’t end there – the Dubai Autodrome also has a Laser Tag experience, where you can challenge your friends to a ‘friendly’ battle.
Price: From AED 105 (karting), AED 69 (laser tag)
Where: Motor City
9. Ski Dubai
If you seriously can’t deal with the Dubai heat any longer, Ski Dubai is where you need to chill. But besides cooling down, there’s snow much more to do there! Hanging out with penguins, rolling down ski slopes in zorb balls and snowboarding are only some of the cool things you can do at Ski Dubai!
Price: Starting from AED 169 (online)
Where: Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha
10. Bouldering at Mountain Extreme Dubai
On top of being one of the coolest indoor activities in Dubai, rock climbing is also an insane arm workout! Head to Mountain Extreme to give it a go, or if you’re confident enough, try out bouldering (rock climbing, but without the safety ropes).
Price: AED 105 per day (packages available)
Where: Business Bay
11. TEPFactor Dubai
A similar concept to Jumble Dubai – TEPFactor is an indoor adventure game, where teams have to make their way through cave tunnels, work as a team, find clues and solve challenges! There are 21 challenges in total, which will put your skills to the ultimate test. Ready to try it out? We definitely are!
Where: JBR Dubai
Read more: Check out these 5 awesome non-touristy things to do in Downtown Dubai!