What to do in Dubai?

Whether you’re exploring with the family or on a solo adventure, these activities are definitely ones to check out!

Deciding where to go for a family vacation is arduous. You have to think about many aspects, particularly if you have kids. It is a challenging task, but not impossible. Start by thinking about the type of vacations you want: Overseas vacations, off-season vacations, city vacations, camping vacations or all-inclusive resort vacations.

A family vacation should be the best moment for creating new memories to cherish forever. Trying new adventures in different countries is the best way to do so. Besides, not worrying about anything is the icing on the cake. An all-inclusive resort vacation to a foreign country sounds like a plan.

Dubai for the perfect family vacation

Dubai might not be your first option when planning your family trip. But, if you are looking for an exceptional and unforgettable experience, this is the country you must go to for your vacation.

It may seem its unique attractions are the world's tallest building or tallest picture frame; the world's best and biggest of everything. There is fun there.

Dubai’s tourist offer is ample; you will be gladly surprised by all the varied fun activities you can enjoy in this outstanding destination.

Besides, Dubai houses diverse hotel options. You can stay in comfortable, family-oriented resorts. This time of the year, the price rates of accommodations are lower. Take advantage of hotel black Friday deals offered by some hotel chains. You will enjoy a high-class resort at moderate prices.

Burj Khalifa: the world’s tallest building

Your visit to Dubai must begin with the most iconic place in the city. The Burj Khalifa building is really huge; from beneath you can’t see the top of it at 2,716.5 feet high. The activities to do there are exciting. It is not just going and riding an elevator to the top, which is pretty amazing. It has 163 floors, but tourists can’t get to the highest floor.

You can book two different tours:

  • At the top: A trip to the 124th and 125th floor, where you access a stunning outdoor space to see the imposing views of the city.
  • At the top sky: A drive to the 148th floor where you can have a snack and see the beautiful mind-boggling cloudy landscapes.

Legoland Dubai

Legoland is one of the biggest water parks in Dubai. There are more than 40 Lego-themed activities for 2-12 years-old kids. Your children will enjoy shows, rides, slides, Lego building experiences, roller coasters, and interactive play distributed in different Lego lands.

In the lands, the equipment has the shapes of these popular bricks. Your kids can drive Lego cars, sail Lego boats, board Lego Trains, be Lego police, and so much more. There are plenty of extreme rides such as Kid power tower, Beetle Bounce, Lego Technic Twister, and Wave racers, among others.

Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

For a quieter time, you can go to the Dubai Mall and visit the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo. You will see part of the aquarium exhibition without paying for the entrance ticket. Seeing the free part gives you an extraordinary experience, but if you want to see more of its 140 species, and do more entertaining activities, buy the tickets and get inside.

You and your kids will have a blast by riding over the tank, taking a dip in the cage and snorkeling, and walking through the 48-meter tunnel with a 270-degree view of the aquarium.

Wild Wadi Waterpark

Wild Wadi Waterpark is a huge water park that all families will enjoy. It has more than 30 water attractions where you can bodyboard, surf, slide, practice water guns, and be shot out of a wave machine.

Most of the attractions are all-ages appropriate. Some attractions are a 32 meters high Jumeirah Sceirah slide, an artificial surf ride Wipeout and Riptide, and an 18 meters high waterfall.

Ski Dubai

This is an incredible indoor ski resort in the Mall of Emirates for experiencing winter in a desert country. Imagine all the winter activities there are in the world, you can make almost all of them inside this park. You can ski, ride in a chair lift, sled, get inside a big inflatable, and lie down on a snowy hill, snowboard, and play with Snow Penguins.

The best part is that you won’t have to take or buy any winter gear. You can rent all you need in the ski resort.

Desert tour

Dubai is surrounded by desert; you can’t pass up the opportunity of taking a tour of this spot. Give your kids the chance of living unique activities they can’t make anywhere else. Riding a camel, sandboarding, quad bike riding, dune bashing, or making a safari are those experiences they will cherish the most.

You can book all-inclusive package tours directly in your hotel, or personalize a tour including activities you know your family will enjoy.

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