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5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do at Mall of the Emirates

Looking for fun things to do at Mall of the Emirates? From Ski Dubai experiences to rock climbing, we’ve found 5 alternative ways to spend your time at Mall of the Emirates.

1. Stay in a chalet at Kempinski Hotel

Looking for the ultimate ski trip experience? Why travel to The Alps when you can bring the slopes to the sandy shores of Dubai?! The Kempinski Hotel at Mall of the Emirates offers a number of chalets which overlook the awesome slopes at Ski Dubai.

Price: Around AED 9,120 for a 2-bedroom ski chalet

insydo tip: Kids under 6 years can enjoy complimentary breakfast at Kempinski Hotel.

2. Watch skiers from Salmontini Le Resto

A trendy, fine-dining seafood spot overlooking the snowcapped sights of Ski Dubai, Salmontini Le Resto offers the perfect escape for shoppers retreating from the madness of the mall. Specialising in all forms of salmon, this stylish eatery boasts its own smokehouse ensuring all smoked salmon dishes are cooked to perfection.

Price: Around AED 90 for traditional Smoked Salmon

insydo tip: Got Entertainer vouchers? Bring them along to enjoy two meals for the price of one.

3. Smoke shisha at Almaz by Momo

A magical Moroccan gem tucked away in Harvey Nichols, Almaz by Momo is your one-stop spot for authentic Moroccan cuisine. This Arabian Nights-inspired restaurant boasts a traditional North African menu coupled with shisha and creative mocktails.

Price: Around AED 70 for a lemon mint shisha

insydo tip: If you find yourself getting lost, just look out for a separate elevator by the main entrance that leads directly to the restaurant.

4. Go rock climbing at Go Sport

Well known for its sportswear and outdoor equipment, Go Sport also happens to be home to an indoor climbing wall. One of the mall’s best-kept secrets, bring the kids along for a fun-filled day of rock climbing on the 9.5-metre volcano-shaped wall.

Price: Around AED 70 for a 30-min session and AED 105 for a 60-min session (includes all climbing gear)

insydo tip: Memberships are available for AED 1,500 (6 months) and AED 2,500 (annual), with all gear included.

5. Meet penguins at Ski Dubai

Jutting out from the roof of Mall of the Emirates, Ski Dubai is so much more than just a slope. Toboggan or zorb your way down the slope, and join the King and Gentoo penguins for some ultimate Peng Friend fun. The Penguin Interaction Group Session includes underwater viewing, as well as a penguin meet and greet.

Price: Around AED 360 for the Polar Express – Snow Penguin

insydo tip: Photos of the experience are optional and can be purchased separately.