Dubai is consistently ranked as one of the cities in the world to work and live in for the economic opportunities it offers to all. It also happens to be a family-friendly city where you can find many exciting things to do, magnificent tourist attractions, and impressive theme parks to visit. No matter your age, visiting any of these amusement parks guarantees a grand time for you, your family, and friends!
Atlantis Aquaventure is the largest waterpark in the Emirate. Among its over 20 water slide attractions are a few of the world’s longest and most thrilling water park rides. On top of that, it’s famous around the world for its unique offerings and a vast aquarium that’s home to over dozens of exotic marine species. Guests can enjoy activities that bring them closer to nature, like playing with sea lions or adventures with smart and friendly dolphins. For more added fun, you can also sign up for snorkeling and diving activities at the park. AED: 100
IMG World of Adventure is a mega-theme park featuring four exciting adventure zones. Embark in Jurassic Park-themed adventures with friends and family across the huge theme park. Spot your favorite characters and superheroes as you experience mind-blowing rides. IMG Worlds of Adventure is an indoor park spread over 1.5 million square feet. It’s an air-conditioned space where you can take a break from the summer heat. You can find it on Sheikh Muhammad Bin Zayed Road in the City of Arabia. Ticket price: AED 200
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo offers a nice and exciting adventure right in the middle of the city. You’ll find the amazing marine zoo right inside The Dubai Mall. The Underwater Aquarium features an underwater tunnel 48 meters long, and from inside, you can clearly see over 140 marine species and hundreds of sharks up close. Watch out for piranhas, make friends with otters, and see for yourself a magnificent penguin colony. Ticket price: AED 150
The famous Lego franchise opened its seventh in a string of amusement parks in Dubai in 2016. It features over 15 water slides over six themed land areas. The rides are suitable for children up to 12 years old, but any activity at the park is sure to be memorable for the whole family. There are splash pools, water rafting, and roller coasters. On top of these, the park is home to the Miniland exhibit showcasing over 20 million Lego bricks modeled after famous world landmarks. Ticket price: AED 250
Motiongate is a Hollywood-inspired theme park offering a total of 30 rides featuring characters from DreamWorks, Columbia Pictures, Lionsgate, and Sony Pictures movies. Ride your favorite roller coaster or take the kids on family rides, interactive game zones, and multimedia theater shows. Fantasy and adventure await and the kids are sure to have a magical time. Ticket price: AED 220
These are five of the biggest and most popular theme parks in Dubai. There are plenty more theme park destinations across the city and in Abu Dhabi, including the Dubai Garden Glow, Laguna Waterpark, Bollywood Parks, YAS Waterworld, VR Park, and Ferrari World. Book your tickets now and surprise the whole family with a fun-filled weekend.