Every year Dubai welcomes travellers from all over the world thanks to its engaging cityscape and Dubai tourist attractions. The city has redefined the shape of UAE on the world tourist maps and today is listed as one of the hotspots for travel, leisure and tourism. An interesting thing about Dubai is that it offers a plenty of opportunities for the tourist families to engage themselves throughout. With a number of things to do in Dubai, the city is never fails to excite you. Let us explore atleast 10 activities in Dubai that you can enjoy with your family.
1. Al Nasr Leisure land:
With a variety of sports to choose from, Al Nasr Leisure land offers facilities to cater to just about every sport under the sun. From an ice rink to swimming pools, tennis courts and a bowling alley, children will have a great time trying their hand at everything. There is even an amusement park with bumper cars, roller coasters, go-carting and much more.
2. Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo:
Located in the enormous Dubai Mall, this place is fast becoming one of the Emirates' most popular attractions. Featuring the largest viewing panel and one of the biggest tanks in the world, visitors have the opportunity to experience the incredible underwater domain of thousands of creatures of the deep.
3. Wild Wadi:
This is definitely one of the topmost Dubai tourist attractions. One of the most advanced water theme parks ever designed, the five-hectare water park at Wild Wadi offers families and thrill seekers hours of fun, relaxation and adrenalin-pumping action. Designed like an Arabian wadi (oasis), the park has an Arabian folklore theme and features some of the highest and fastest water rides outside of North America with 24 state of the art, high-adrenaline rides and slides.
4. Creekside Park:
With what seems like an endless lawn, Creekside Park is a great place for families and kids to enjoy while on holiday in Dubai. Boasting botanical gardens, an 18-hole mini golf course, an amphitheatre, picnic locations with barbecue equipment and a mini train and children's play areas, kids will be beside themselves with the endless amount of activities to enjoy here.
5. Dubai Dolphinarium:
The Dubai Dolphinarium offers guests the chance to interact with these gentle aquatic mammals and watch them perform tricks with their trainers. The Dolphinarium is home to four Black Sea Bottlenose dolphins as well as four Northern Fur Seals.
6. Children’s City:
This 82,890-square-foot education park is located in Dubai Creek Park and offers a wide range of activities geared towards kids, making the educational process fun. Children can learn all about the human body, science and space and the park also features a theatre, café, souvenir shop and wonderful views of the creek.
7. Hit the slopes at Ski Dubai:
When the heat starts to get to your little people, cool them off in the world’s largest indoor snow park. With bobsledding, tobogganing, chairlifts and penguins in addition to ski and snow boarding, there’s something for the entire family to enjoy.
8. Soak up the colours at Dubai Miracle Garden:
Literally like walking into a painting, Dubai Miracle Garden is a breath of fresh air if you need a break from city life and sandy landscapes. With a butterfly garden and children’s play area due to open imminently, we foresee plenty of colourful play dates here this winter mamas!
9. Picnic or camp in the desert:
Head out into the desert for a picnic among the dunes. Drive towards Hatta and pulling off the road to lay your blanket and goodies out, or heading out on Umm Suqeim Street past Arabian Ranches and towards Bab Al Shams. If you’re going camping with the littles, it’s best to stay close to town in case you need to bail half way through the night – check the explorer guides for great camping details.
10. Rent a Kayak or SUP on Kite Beach:
Dubai’s calm waters are ideal for paddle boarding and kayaking. Get the kids strapped into life jackets and out on the water with you – the guys at Umm Suqeim’s Kite Beach will recommend which activities are best suited for all ages.