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Great Things to Do in Dubai With the Kids

“If you’re taking the kids to Dubai this year, you’ll find a great choice of attractions and family-friendly entertainment”

The only difficulty you’ll have is narrowing down the top things to do during your stay…

  • Great Things to Do in Dubai With the Kids

    If you’re taking the kids to Dubai this year, you’ll find a great choice of attractions and family-friendly entertainment. The only difficulty you’ll have is narrowing down the top things to do during your stay. 

    To help you get the most out of your family holiday, here you’ll discover some great things to do with the kids in Dubai. 

    The Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding 

    Before you check out the fun-filled family attractions on offer in Dubai, it’s worth taking the kids to the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding. This will provide fascinating information into the local culture and way of life. 

    What’s great about the centre is that it allows you to book different experiences. Each one is run by an Emirati host. The traditional Emirati meal is a popular choice, and you can also learn more about the cultures and customs of the region. There are also tours available if you want to take up a little more time learning about the culture of the city. 

    IMG Worlds of Adventure

    When you’re ready to have a little fun, head to one of the newest theme parks in the city – the IMG Worlds of Adventure. It is the size of a staggering 28 football fields, so you’ll definitely want to take some comfortable walking shoes!

    It’s entirely indoors, providing a welcome retreat from the heat. You’ll find a great choice of rides and entertainment, including themes from the popular Marvel Franchise, as well as the Powerpuff Girls. Your kids are sure to love a day at this huge indoor theme park. 

    Take a day trip to Abu Dhabi

    Although Dubai has a lot of attractions to keep the whole family entertained, you can also head out of the city for the day. Taking a day trip to Abu Dhabi will provide you with some great memories to take back home. 

    The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Yas WaterWorld and Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi are just a small selection of the family friendly attractions on offer. It takes a couple of hours to get to Abu Dhabi from Dubai, but it’s definitely worth the trip. 

    Check out Kite Beach

    It may be a city getaway, but Dubai also has some great beaches. Take the kids to Kite Beach, one of the best family friendly beaches in the region. As well as the beach, there’s also a skate park, adventure gym and outdoor trampolines. Around the beach you’ll also find lots of great food trucks and kite surfing is a popular activity here. You’ll even be able to see the famous landmark, Burj Al Arab, as you lay back and soak up the sun. 

    Explore the City Walk 

    If you love to shop but you’re worried how long your kids will allow you to drag them from store to store, the City Walk is where you’ll want to head to. This great shopping district doesn’t just have a lot of great stores to explore, it also benefits from The Green Planet and Hub Zero.

    The Green Planet is an indoor ecosystem which is home to 3,000 animals and plants. The Hub Zero is a virtual gaming attractions, with numerous zones designed for different age groups. 

    Take a daytrip to Ras Al Khaimah

    Another great place you can head to on your Dubai holiday is Ras Al Khaimah. With its sprawling deserts and more than 40 miles of sandy coastline, it’s a real haven for families. In the city centre, there’s a lot of upmarket stores to explore, as well as great family attractions.

    As you can see, Dubai has a lot to offer families. From relaxing beaches to cultural attractions and thrill-seeking theme parks, you’re sure to have a memorable family holiday in this distinctive part of the world. 

     

    Find where would be best for you and your family to stay at our top Dubai All-Inclusive Resorts.

Author: Charlotte Brenner

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