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Top Middle East & Africa Family Friendly Tours & Activities
A family holiday in Egypt presents a golden opportunity for the kids to learn about a fascinating historical era. Spare yourself the strain of haggling with taxi drivers and make learning fun for all the family on this private door-to-door tour of the Pharaonic Village, an educational theme park on an island in the Nile. Your personal Egyptologist guide will be constantly on hand to explain if anything’s unclear.
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.
Get ahead with planning your Dubai vacation by reserving tickets for the city’s IMG Worlds of Adventure—the world’s biggest indoor theme park. Forget having to book on the day or during your vacation and visit the park knowing your entry is guaranteed. Then, dive into the amusement zones and enjoy their rides, attractions, virtual experiences, and dining and shopping at your own pace for the rest of the day.
'Botanical garden and crocodile park with more than 300 Nile crocodiles, iguanas, giant turtles, hundreds of exotic plants, a visit full of emotions ...' we will pick you up at the reception of your hotel and a Once arrived we will give you all the time you need to stay there is when you finish the tour of the park we will take you back comfortably to the hotel
Tour The Oldest Museum in the world which accommodates the collection of king Tut, the Royal mummies of the great kings, as well as more than 120000 artifacts from ancient Egypt. Tour Islamic & Coptic Cairo, the oldest church, synagoge, and mosque, and tour Khan Elkhalili tourist bazaar.
Discover the ‘Red Sea in Glass’ with tickets to the Hurghada Grand Aquarium, and experience one of Egypt’s newest, family-friendly attractions. Watch the aquarium’s 1,200 species in a series of 24 galleries that depict natural ecosystems, see rays, sharks and turtles below the surface, and get hands-on experience at a ‘touch tank.’
While the thought of visiting Kibera slums might sound overwhelming, the experience of spending a few hours in this vibrant, multifaceted community is educational and informative. With its maze-like network of unmarked streets and narrow alleys, Kibera is best visited in the morning or mid-morning led by Lucas who has a razor-sharp knowledge on the inspiring creativity, resilience, and ingenuity employed by Kibera residents to survive under challenging circumstances in what we call the “city of hope.”
Discover the ""Red Sea in Glass"" with an entrance ticket and tour of the Hurghada Grand Aquarium, one of Egypt’s newest, family-friendly attractions!
Upon arrival at the park, enter a lush rainforest and visit the freshwater and marine aquariums to encounter up to 1,200 species in a series of 24 galleries that describe the world's natural ecosystems. See beautiful marine life, including stingrays, sharks and turtles, and get interactive at the touch tank!
Learn about the park's efforts to improve animal management and conservation, and go to the open area mini zoo to get up close to native wildlife. Once you have finished your tour, a guide will be waiting to take you back to your hotel (if option booked).
Duration: 3 hours
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.
Forget the hassle of multi-day excursions and discover African wildlife just outside the capital on a small-group trip to Nairobi National Park (entrance fee not included). See native species such as lions, rhinos, and giraffes against an urban backdrop, and learn about the region’s flora and fauna from your professional guide. Choose a morning or afternoon departure to suit your schedule, and benefit from round-trip transfer for a hassle-free experience.
Maximize your chances of seeing whales with this boat tour from Hermanus. Learn about the magnificent mammals from a whale specialist as you head out onto the water. Depending on the time of year keep an eye out for humpback, Bryde's, and southern right whales, as well as dolphins and seals.
Set out from Johannesburg to seek out Africa's 'Big Five' in Pilanesberg National Park. This tour includes both a morning and afternoon safari in either on open-top or closed vehicle, depending on your preference. Keep an eye out for various other wildlife, including cheetahs, giraffe, zebra and crocs as you go. Enjoy lunch next to one of the park's watering holes, where elephants, warthog, and blue wildebeest tend to gather. Then its back out across the park's rugged landscape on another unforgettable game drive.
From glittering skyscrapers to opulent palaces, this half-day tour makes it easy to discover Dubai’s best. Following pickup from your local hotel, travel with just a private guide for company. You’ll explore the historical Jumeirah Mosque, will admire Sheikh Mohammed’s Palace, and will get acquainted with the Dubai Museum (which is housed in a centuries-old fort). As you go, you’ll also glimpse landmarks ranging from the Burj Al Arab to the Dubai Mall.
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.
Spend a day exploring the five “epic zones” of the world’s largest indoor theme park. Imagine riding thrilling roller coasters and other themed rides, all in the comfort of a temperature-controlled stadium. Rides are based on characters from Marvel comics and the Cartoon Network, and there is also a retail and dining zone, a dinosaur-themed zone, and a state-of-the-art movie theater.
At LEGOLAND Dubai, families can build their way through a full day of non-stop interactive fun.Dubai’s most anticipated new theme parks . Dubai Confidential has gathered some fun and interesting facts about LEGOLAND Dubai and LEGOLAND Water Park to give you a better idea about what these mega theme parks have to offer visitors and kids of all ages.
Enjoy an action-packed family day out at the Wild Wadi Water Park in Dubai. This entrance ticket offers full access to the park’s rides, slides, and attractions. Get your adrenaline pumping on big thrill slides such as the Jumeirah Sceirah and Burj Surj, try surfing at the Wipeout Flowrider, enjoy a leisurely cruise down the Lazy River, or make a splash in the wave pools.
The world’s largest indoor theme park, Abu Dhabi’s Ferrari World is within easy driving distance of Dubai, making it an essential day trip for automobile- and adrenaline-lovers. This experience includes round-trip transport, admission, and ample time to enjoy the 20-plus rides and attractions independently. Experience the zero-gravity Turbo Track, ride the world’s fastest coaster, enjoy driving simulators, go-karts, shows, family-friendly rides, and more; and finish with a convenient drop-off at your Dubai hotel.