7 Exciting Things To Do In Dubai For The Little Ones

There are countless things to do as a family in Dubai, this list will help you with options for all ages of fun!

Krystien Meyers
August 4, 2020 9:15 PM

There are countless things to do as a family in Dubai, this list will help you with options for all ages of fun! This city is not only an adult favourite playground but also has so many fun things to do for children.

There is probably no place on earth more family-friendly or kid-friendly than Dubai, so rest assured you will have some unforgettable holidays and plenty of family activities in Dubai!

Just chilling on the beach, or riding the metro can be an adventure for the little ones, but there are so many more kids activities in Dubai that your children will enjoy.

IMG Park

Enjoy the world of Marvel and Cartoon Network in Dubai’s largest indoor park, the IMG Worlds of Adventure and hop on some awesome rides where you and your family will have the time of your lives! Even though it’s catered to all ages, recommended for kids over 10 years old so you all can take advantage of most of the rides!

If you’d like to explore the different rides to see if this attraction park is for you, check out its rides section here.

NOTE: If your kids are over 5 years old, you can take them to many attractions with you (subject to height restrictions), however, if they’re under this age, you might want to stick with the Cartoon Network playground area!

PRICE: Starts at AED 20 

Dubai Mall Aquarium and Underwater Zoo 

Dubai Mall also houses a 10 million litre aquarium! It’s located on the ground floor and you can see over 140 species of fish there, including 300 sharks, rays and more! Psst, they also have crocodile that you can have a one on one meeting with!

PRICE Starts at AED 120

Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark

At Aquaventure, located in the humongous Atlantis The Palm Hotel, you can spend the day enjoying more than 30 waterslides and attractions suitable for the whole family! After a day at the waterpark, you can check out the beach walk, the food stalls around it and grab a bite to eat! 

PRICE: Children AED 235 Adults AED 289

Dubai Miracle Garden

A perfect place to have a walk with your kids and make you feel like you have stepped into Dubai’s very own Disneyland. The largest flower garden in the world, it covers more than 72,000 square meters and is home to more than 50 million flowers! You can explore its different sections such as the Giant Mickey Mouse, the butterfly garden or the Disney Avenue and enjoy this magical place that will leave your kids speechless (and, probably, you too!)


Dubai Ice Rink

If you thought that ice and Dubai could not be used in the same sentence then you are wrong! You can go to one of the hottest cities on Earth and also learn how to ice skate! As a great break from the outside temperatures, your kids can learn how to ice skate all year round in an ice rink of Olympic size!


Green Planet

The last thing you expect to see in a place like Dubai is an exotic tropical forest with more than 3,000 species of trees! Green Planet will give you and your family the opportunity to learn about two of the most important ecosystems on Earth in just one trip, the desert and the tropical forest. An informative, interactive and educational experience that the little ones in the family will not forget!

PRICE: starts at AED 110

Bounce Dubai

Is your child an energy bomb? Do they need lots of exercise in order to fall asleep easily? Then get them to literally BOUNCE non-stop at Bounce Dubai! Great for kids of all ages and adults alike and an amazing Dubai attraction for families, you can freestyle bounce as much as you want in Dubai’s biggest indoor trampoline park! Being indoors, you can rest assured that your kids will be away from the sun in a safe area.


Ski Dubai

Whether your family has never tried skiing, or you are experts in this field, you might want to check out Ski Dubai! The Slope Park has an 85m mountain with 5 slopes of 400 m in length and the venue caters to skiing, snowboarding and even bobsledding aficionados! But if you are a bit wary because you or your kids have never skied or snowboarded before, don’t worry, you can check out their lesson packages and even filter them by age.

PRICE: starts at AED 250

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