Amusement Parks in Dubai: Activities for the Whole Family

11:01 pm  |  06.10.2023

Amusement parks are a popular way to diversify a beach holiday in Dubai. The UAE is a country where everything is organized to the highest standard and places for entertainment are no exception.

Motiongate Family Park

Tourists with children love this place. The territory is divided into parts, and each is decorated in the style of one of the famous cartoons: Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, and Madagascar.

Younger children will enjoy the Smurf Village. There are many attractions, both extreme and calm. You can visit the park on your own or purchase a tour. The ticket price will be around $70—approximate schedule from 12.00 to 22.00. Time may vary depending on the season and day of the week. Exact information can be found on the official website.

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Ski Resort “Ski Dubai”

This is a very unusual project, which was implemented in the Mall of Emirates. It’s a typical style of the United Arab Emirates to have a ski resort in the middle of the desert.

The tourists can select the slope according to their skill level and have a real skiing experience. The resort has lifts installed and offers equipment rentals for the convenience of the visitors.

There will also be entertainment for younger visitors. You can go tubing or play snowballs in the ice town. The complex is open all year round. Opening hours are from 9.00 to 00.00, visitors are no longer allowed to come after 21.30. Entrance fee is $75. When purchasing online, the price will be at least $10 cheaper.

Bollywood Parks

India’s love for cinema is reflected in the Bollywood Park. Here you can visit a real film set, and also see songs and dances with actors dressed as your favorite characters from famous films. Part of the park features attractions styled according the Indian culture.

This place will not make you bored even if you are unfamiliar with Bollywood. You can fly by plane or use the 3D simulator. A cricket game is also organized here, it will be great to compete as part of a team. The park is open all year round. Visiting hours are from 14.00 to 23.00. The ticket price at the office is $48, and online – $43.

Dubai Dolphinarium

Dubai Dolphinarium is a place where you can see live dolphin performances.

Various amazing animals participate in thrilling shows here. In addition to dolphins, seals also live there. A comfortable hall has been prepared for spectators, where it will be pleasant to sit and enjoy the performance.

For an additional fee, you can swim with dolphins and ride on them while holding the ridge. This will be especially useful for children with severe congenital diseases or during the rehabilitation period.

Ticket price: $27, online: $22. The Dolphinarium is open all year round, from Monday to Saturday, and closed on Sunday. Opening hours: from 10.00 to 19.30.

Legoland Dubai

This is a huge complex that consists of an amusement park and a water park. Everything is done in the Lego style. You can build anything from parts. A popular activity is building a boat with your own hands. Lego Park was built specifically for family leisure. It will be interesting for everyone: both adults and children. For the youngest visitors, there is a playground and a shallow pool. Children will have great opportunities to make their fantasies come true.

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Organized quests and team tournaments. You will be invited to overcome a mountain river and strong waves with your family or friends. Based on tourists’ reviews, this is an entertaining way to meet new people.

The complex is open all year round. Visiting hours are from Saturday to Wednesday from 11.00 to 19.00, and on Thursday and Friday from 10.00 to 20.00. The ticket price at the box office will be about $70 and on the Internet – $45. The tour operator often has excursions here. The cost, including transfer, averages $80.

Atlantis Aquaventure Water Park

Families with children love to relax here, but there is also entertainment for sophisticated extreme sports enthusiasts.

The largest and most popular water park is located on the artificial island of Palm Jumeirah. Tourists living there have a significant discount on the entrance ticket to the water park. The complex has a huge selection of different slides.

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The water park is open all year. Opening hours: daily, from 10.00 to 18.00. The ticket price is the most reasonable in the country – $30.

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