10 reasons why your kids will love a vacation in Dubai
Dubai’s magnetic attractions are as addictive to the kids as it is for the adults. Dubai has always depicted itself as a family destination and has lived up to its image. The city has a host of family and kid friendly attractions across all ages.
Here are some of the best things to do in Dubai with kids that are sure to make it their ultimate playground.
Dubai Ice Rink
One of the best-known attractions of the Dubai mall, the Dubai Ice rink is loved by kids, no matter the age. The Olympic-sized rink has special facilities for kids to enjoy the best of the skate sessions while having loads of fun. Bringing the best of ice skating saga to the desert, the ice rink is completely safe for children. Even if your child is new to skating, rest assured he/she will enjoy the best of ice in the hands of expert instructors.
Dubai aquarium and underwater zoo
Take your children to see the world’s biggest acrylic aquarium having 33000 animal species at the Dubai mall. One of the most loved attractions of the Dubai mall, the Dubai aquarium has both saltwater and freshwater species. Right next to it is the underwater zoo that allows the visitors to experience the best of marine life through a glass bottom boat ride, caged snorkeling, a shark dive for the adventurous ones where you swim inches away from sharks. Enjoy a 180-degree view of exotic sea creatures along with a long tunnel in the underwater zoo. Leading the children through three ecological zones, children get to know interesting facts about otters, piranha, penguins, and other exotic animals.
One of the most sophisticated dolphin habitats in the world, the Dolphin Bay in Atlantis allows your children to come face to face with one of the most innocent and playful creatures in the world. Simply admire them from the shore or take a swim with them in the deeper lagoon, the dolphin encounter at the bay is sure to be a memorable experience for your children. Watch them showing off their acrobatic skills, hug them, kiss them and explore the best of these amazing water creatures. Don’t worry if you can’t swim, there are experts waiting to help your little ones help enjoy the experience to the fullest.
What does a child want the most? A place that allows him to relive his best fantasies, enjoy rides, try on new exciting adventures and not having a minute of boredom. This is what SEGA Republic indoor theme park is all about. Specially designed to cater to the fun needs of children between 5 to 16 years of age, the park has hundreds of engaging games and activities along with over 30 rides to keep your child happily engaged for hours. Although designed for kids, it is fun for all age groups and serves as a perfect place to spend some quality family time together.
Wild wadi Waterpark
Included in the list of one of the best waterparks in UAE and the world, a visit to the Wild Wadi waterpark is a must for all age groups. This is not just any other waterpark, but a collection of the world’s best water slides and rides suitable for all age groups. Splash in the water pool with kids or take a ride together on the exciting water slides, enjoy a sumptuous meal together at one of its restaurants or buy some amazing souvenirs; whatever you choose to do, rest assured for an amazing day of fun and excitement. Many reputed tour operators like Rayna tours offer you the facility of advanced entry tickets and comfortable pickup and drop to and fro from the park as well.
A day out at the beach is always a favorite activity for the kids and when you surprise them with a beach venue as good as the Kite beach, the happiness is beyond expression but visible in their sparkling eyes. Known as one of the best beaches of Dubai, the kite beach has an enormous range of activities besides making sand castles and splashing in water waves. Enjoy with your children activities like beach tennis, soap football, kite surfing, kayaking, beach volleyball and a lot more activities.
There are few waterparks in the world as interesting and exciting as the Aquaventure waterpark, and your trip to Dubai is incomplete without visiting it with your kids. Spread across an area of 17000 hectares, the waterpark is home to some of the most adrenaline-pumping rides in the world. Don’t worry if your kids are small and you want to give adventure rides a miss, the park has super splashing rides, climbing frames, and water games for your little ones.
LEGOLAND DUBAI and LEGOLAND Waterparks
One of the most awaited theme parks of Dubai, the LEGOLAND Dubai and waterpark is opening by the end of October 2016, and if you are planning to visit Dubai anytime post October with your family, you get to enjoy a whole world of everyone’s favorite LEGOLAND toys designed to engage your loved ones in creative fun and enjoyment. A part of the Dubai parks and resorts theme park, the LEGOLAND franchise park also has a special waterpark for the kids to enjoy loads of wet fun.
There’s nothing more exciting than education being imparted with a perfect mix of enjoyment, and the Children’s city does it exceptionally well. The theme park allows the children to explore, enjoy, discover, play, and learn about the world we live in. From solar system and astronomy to the human body; children understand the most difficult aspects of the education in the most interesting and fun manner. There’s a special area for toddlers to enjoy fun games, splash in the ball pool, and enjoy a host of interesting activities.
In spite of having a very harsh climate, the parks in Dubai are lush green and maintained with utmost care. Safa park is one of the most famous parks in Dubai and is loved by children for its various playgrounds, boat rides, and lush greenery all around. Taking your kids to the world’s largest natural flower garden- the Dubai miracle garden is also a great idea. With a collection of 45 million flowers and having the world’s largest butterfly garden inside it, the Dubai miracle garden is a perfect place to take your kids to explore, learn and have fun.
The Arab city of Dubai offers plenty of amazing attractions for kids across all age groups. People have repeatedly visited the destination because of the sheer magnitude of family oriented activities available here. So next time while planning a family holiday, think no more, and head to Dubai for a splendid vacation.