Things to Do in Dubai With Kids

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The Emirate of Dubai often flies under the radar as a family travel destination, but this stunning city by the sea offers plenty of kid-approved activities and sights for young visitors. Here are some of the top things to do with kids in Dubai.

  • Enjoy a day of fun in the sun at Dubai Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark.
  • Satisfy your need for speed with a day trip to the Ferrari World theme park in Abu Dhabi.
  • Hit the slopes or visit the penguins inside snowy Ski Dubai.
  • Get the adrenaline pumping with a quad biking tour of the Arabian Desert.
  • Observe aquatic animals at the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo.
  • Explore the deserts of Dubai with a 4x4 safari, sandboarding, camel riding, or a barbecue dinner beneath the stars.
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Dubai Desert 4x4 Dune Bashing, Sandboarding, Camel Riding, Dinner

Discover the beauty and customs of the desert on a 6-hour Dubai desert safari. Leave Dubai in a comfortable 4x4 with a guide, and enjoy an exciting mix of traditional and modern desert adventures. Ride a camel, surf a sandboard down the Dubai sand dunes and relax at a desert campsite as the sun sets. Get a henna tattoo, watch a ‘tanoura’ folk dance and top off your trip with a scrumptious shawrma at our new shawrma station or enjoy a delicious barbecue dinner and exotic belly dancing show under the stars as you sit around the campfire.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Dubai Desert 4x4 Safari with Quad Ride, Camel Ride, BBQ Dinner and Belly Dancing

Experience a desert adventure on this 5-hour safari from Dubai. Traveling by comfortable 4x4, venture to a desert camp and after Arabic coffee and dates, take off on a thrilling quad bike ride across the sands. Enjoy a camel ride, see some sand art, get a henna tattoo, and finish with a starlit barbecue dinner back at the camp. As you feast on delicious Arabic dishes, watch a sequinned belly dancing show and hypnotic ‘tanoura’ performance, with dancers spinning in time to traditional Emirati music.
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
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Dubai Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark Admission

Throw yourself into the action of Aquaventure Waterpark in Dubai with an entrance-only, all-day ticket. Part of the Atlantis The Palm resort, the Aquaventure Dubai boasts impressive water rides and adventures fit for all ages. Enjoy the attractions as you wish: career down corkscrew chutes, ride through shark tunnels, watch the little ones at the new Splasher’s Island area, and unwind on the lazy rivers. Upgrade to include entrance to The Lost Chambers, the Atlantis-themed aquarium.
  • Duration: 1 day
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USD79.18
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Ski Dubai Snow Classic

Dive into the fun of Dubai Snow Park with this all-day Ski Dubai Polar Pass. Head inside the Ski Dubai indoor center and enjoy the magical Snow Park zone for as long you want. Roll down slopes in a giant snowball-globe, ride toboggans, and watch a penguin parade. Your Snow Park Ski Dubai ticket also includes a chairlift ride, use of cold-weather clothes, plus a helmet for children under 13. Entrance to the ski area is not included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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USD71.31
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

Discover one of the largest indoor aquariums in the world at the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo. Enjoy your choice between the Researcher Experience, which offers a guided, behind-the-scenes tour of the Underwater Observatory to feed stingrays and sharks, or the Explorer Experience, taking you on a glass-bottom boat tour and a submersible simulator adventure. Both options provide access to the  Aquarium Tunnel and the Underwater Zoo, home to massive ‘King Croc’ and some of the UAE’s nocturnal animals.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Dubai 2-Hour Quad Biking Tour

Zoom across the desert on four wheels on this exciting 2-hour quad bike experience from Dubai or Ras Al Khaimah. Venture into the desert by comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle, and hop aboard a rugged modern quad bike. Don a supplied helmet and gloves, rev your engine and then set off in convoy behind your guide. Rumble across the sands, roar over rolling dunes, and stop for photos of the beautiful desert on route. After your ride, relax and refuel in a cool Bedouin-style tent over fresh Arabic coffee, tea and dates.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Ferrari World Day Trip from Dubai

Enjoy the thrills and spills of Ferrari World, the Ferrari theme park, on this day trip from Dubai. Travel by coach to Abu Dhabi to visit the state-of-the-art, Ferrari-themed attraction — the world’s largest indoor theme park — to enjoy its rides and entertainments at leisure. Ride the hair-raising Formula Rossa coaster; speed around the go-karting track; take a virtual journey through the Ferrari factory; and enjoy an array of family-friendly rides and fun-sized kids’ attractions. The entrance fee to the park is included in this Ferrari World Dubai day trip.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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USD133.48
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Dubai Atlantis Ultimate Snorkel Experience

Snorkel alongside an incredible 65,000 marine creatures on this Ultimate Snorkel experience at the Lost Chambers Aquarium in Dubai’s Atlantis The Palm. After an introductory briefing, don a supplied snorkel, mask and flotation vest, and enter the stunning Ambassador Lagoon. Then, float safely over the surface as you observe an awesome array of colorful aquatic life, from rays and shy reef sharks to huge, shimmying schools of exotic fish such as parrotfish and spotted snapper. Shorty wetsuits are also supplied for your snorkel. An ideal marine experience for families.
  • Duration: 35 minutes
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USD76.71
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  • Duration: 35 minutes
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Ski Dubai Penguin Experience

Enjoy a personal penguin experience with this 40-minute experience at Ski Dubai. Don a thermal suit, head inside the sub-zero penguin zone at the state-of-the-art indoor ski complex, and enjoy watching the resident penguins from close by. View a documentary about the penguins’ lives in the wild, and enjoy a group encounter with another penguin as an informative guide explains their characteristics. Then, watch the playful penguins frolic and swim around the pool through the underwater viewing windows.
  • Duration: 40 minutes
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  • Duration: 40 minutes
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Wild Wadi Water Park Entrance Ticket

Throw yourself into the aquatic fun of Wild Wadi Water Park in Dubai with this all-day entrance ticket. Head inside and enjoy the rides and pools at leisure — there’s something for all ages and tastes. Plunge down the terrifying Jumeirah Sceirah, drift along the lazy river, take a spin on Tantrum Alley, and ride a tube into the fast-spinning bowl of Burj Surj. Children will adore the splashy fun of the Dhow and Lagoon; and when you want a break, relax at the wide range of restaurants, shops and cafes.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
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  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
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Dubai Atlantis Shark Safari Experience

Step inside the underwater world of the Shark Lagoon at Dubai’s Aquaventure Waterpark on an incredible Shark Safari experience at Atlantis The Palm. Don a special helmet to breathe underwater, receive an introductory briefing, and walk on the bottom of the fish-filled lagoon. See species such as gentle reef sharks, parrot-fish and black spotted snapper fish shimmy by; and watch as beautiful cownose and porcupine rays swirl around you — it's like being inside your very own aquarium! An ideal marine experience for families, with no scuba or swimming skills required.
  • Duration: 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 30 minutes
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Lost Chambers Entry at Atlantis The Palm

Discover a world of exotic marine life with an entrance ticket to The Lost Chambers Aquarium at Dubai’s Atlantis The Palm resort. Made up of chambers and lagoons themed around the legendary undersea city of Atlantis, the spectacular aquarium houses a world of tropical sea life. Explore at your own pace and see radiant reef fish, seahorses, rays, sharks and countless other creatures, including those in the vast Ambassadors Lagoon. Make the most of your time at the resort by upgrading to include same-day entrance to the Aquaventure Waterpark. Watch the little ones at the new Splasher’s Island with 7 brand new kid-friendly waterslides ranging from body slides, tube rides and a mammoth dry play-structure.
  • Duration: 1 day
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  • Duration: 1 day
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KidZania Dubai

Let your child explore their creativity and independence on a visit to Dubai’s KidZania, a replica kids’ city of fun role-playing adventures. Head into the kid-sized city with your child and watch as they play-act real-life professions such as being a pilot, chef, police officer, beautician, journalist or other jobs, learning real-life skills as they go. As they work, they earn ‘kidZos’ money to spend at KidZania’s shops and establishments, giving them a taste of grown-up life. A safe, entertaining and educational role-playing experience for kids aged between four and 16 years.
  • Duration: 1 day
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USD21.50
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Dubai Atlantis Ray Feeding Experience

Interact with cownose rays on an unforgettable ray feeding experience at the Aquaventure Waterpark at Atlantis The Palm in Dubai. Get a safety briefing from an aquarist on how to properly feed the rays, and wade into the shallow, crystal-clear waters of the Shark Lagoon. Then, watch as the aquarist feeds the beautiful rays and hands you morsels so you can assist. Numbers are limited to eight people for a more personalized experience.
  • Duration: 30 minutes
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USD129.86
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  • Duration: 30 minutes
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Yas Waterworld Entrance Ticket Including Transport from Dubai

Dive into the aquatic fun of Yas Waterworld on this day trip from Dubai, with round-trip transfers included. Jump on an air-conditioned coach and travel to Yas Island off Abu Dhabi to enjoy the rides, slides and pools of the all-action water park as you wish. Take a high-speed spin on the Dawwama tornado, plunge down Jebel Drop, conquer the rapids of Falcon’s Falaj water coaster and let the little ones loose at the wave pools and water playgrounds. Ideal for all the family, from thrill-seeking adults to fun-loving youngsters.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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USD115.00
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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VR Park at The Dubai Mall

Escape the desert heat and blur the lines of reality with a visit to the Ultimate Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Theme Park, Dubai Mall. Pre-book your admission ticket and grab your friends and family for an adrenaline-pumping day out. Discover other worlds and challenge reality with a range of multi-player and individual rides, interactive games, and immersive experiences.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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USD51.00
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Fish Tales Lost Chambers Tour

Join the Fish Tales tour at the Lost Chambers Aquarium at Dubai's Atlantis The Palm on this fascinating tour. With an informative aquarist, slip inside the secret world behind the lagoons and observe the aquatic life, state-of-the-art fish hospital and fish food zone, where the critters’ meals are prepared. Then, take part in a scheduled feeding session, with the opportunity to feed a few of the creatures yourself. Numbers on this behind-the-scenes tour are limited to six people for a more personalized experience.
  • Duration: 1 hour
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USD42.47
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  • Duration: 1 hour
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