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Trip.Best Top 16 Family-friendly Attractions in Dubai [2024]

Discover the best family-friendly activities in Dubai! Fun for kids and adults alike for a perfect family day out.
Updated Jun 2024
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    󰺂8.4
    4.5/5
    516 Review
    From9.54
    taCommentScoreUrlbased on 6079 reviews
    "The Lost Chambers Aquarium of The Atlantis Hotel in Dubai is considered one of the largest and most beautiful aquariums in the world. More than 65,000 inhabitants of the underwater kingdom swim in the aquariums of the Atlantis Hotel, decorated in the style of mythical Atlantis. An unknown civilization that sank many thousands of years ago was "found" on the shores of Palm Jumeirah thanks to the wonderful idea of the project's designers.The aquarium is open to visitors every day seven days a week from 10:00 to 21:00.Guided tours in English are held every hour for groups of no more than 10 people — from 10:00 to 17:00 (except 11:00). The tour program includes a visit to the Underwater Museum, the Fish Hospital and the Ambassador Lagoon.Schedule of events:aquatheater show with divers — 10:30, 15:30,fish feeding — 8:30, 15:20,yoga classes — Tue, Fri and Sat from 8:00 to 9:00."
    Dubai.Palm Jumeirah
    17.4km from downtown
    Featured in 2024 Trip.Best Global 100
    Highlights: • Location: The Palm resort on the Palm Jumeirah island in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.• Theme: The aquarium is designed to resemble the lost city of Atlantis, with its ruins and ancient artifacts.• Marine Life: The aquarium is home to over 65,000 marine animals from different parts of the world.△ Atlantis-themed: The aquarium is designed with a captivating Atlantis theme, featuring ancient ruins and artifacts that create an immersive underwater experience.△ Extensive marine life: The aquarium houses a vast array of marine species, including sharks, rays, fish, and jellyfish. Visitors can witness the beauty and diversity of these creatures up close.△ Interactive experiences: The Lost Chambers Aquarium offers various interactive activities for visitors, such as scuba diving, snorkeling, and feeding sessions, allowing them to engage with the marine life and have a hands-on experience.
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    󰺂8.0
    4.5/5
    453 Review
    From42.75
    taCommentScoreUrlbased on 16069 reviews
    "Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo have the world's largest viewing screen and water tank, not only have keepers and fish games, but also let tourists interact with fish and underwater animals, including sitting on a glass boat on the SeaWorld cruise, so that tourists can enjoy their feet."
    Dubai.Downtown Dubai
    1.1km from downtown
    Featured in 2024 Trip.Best Global 100
    Highlights: • Location: United Arab Emirates, and is part of the Dubai Mall.• • Attractions: Houses over 33,000 marine creatures, including sharks, turtles, dolphins, and a variety of coral species.• Memorable Destination: Ofers a glimpse into the wonders of the ocean. It is a memorable experience for both adults and children.△ Size and Scale: The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is renowned for its impressive size and scale. It is one of the largest indoor aquariums in the world, spanning an area of approximately 10 million liters of water. The aquarium's massive tank, which is home to a diverse range of marine life, provides visitors with a truly immersive experience.△ Unique Underwater Tunnel: One of the standout features of the Dubai Aquarium is its remarkable underwater tunnel. Visitors can walk through this tunnel, which is made of transparent acrylic, and be surrounded by an incredible array of marine creatures swimming above and around them. This offers a breathtaking and up-close encounter with the underwater world.△ Interactive Experiences: The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo offers a range of interactive experiences that set it apart. Visitors have the opportunity to engage with marine life through activities such as swimming with dolphins, diving with sharks, and even feeding stingrays. These hands-on experiences allow guests to have a deeper understanding and appreciation for the marine ecosystem.
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    󰺂7.7
    4.7/5
    233 Review
    From58.11
    taCommentScoreUrlbased on 21872 reviews
    "Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark is an incredible destination that caters to both thrill-seekers and relaxation enthusiasts. From thrilling waterslides to tranquil beachside vibes, it's the perfect blend of excitement and serenity. The highlight of the park is undoubtedly its exhilarating waterslides, which wind their way through lush tropical scenery, offering an adrenaline rush with every twist and turn. What makes it truly special is the opportunity to slide beside the ocean, providing breathtaking views and an extra thrill. Additionally, the sandy beaches offer a fantastic place to kick back and enjoy some sun after a day of adventure. With its diverse attractions and stunning coastal location, Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark guarantees an unforgettable experience for everyone."
    Dubai.Palm Jumeirah
    16.9km from downtown
    Featured in 2024 Trip.Best Asia 100
    Highlights: ▴Aquaventure Waterpark is located in Dubai’s Atlantis Hotel on Palm Island and offers recreational activities like water rafting, the thrilling Poseidon Tower and Poseidon’s Revenge slide.▴The park offers not only exciting rides and attractions, but also a 700-meter stretch of beach where visitors can wade in the warm sea, sun bathe or play beach volleyball.
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    󰺂7.6
    4.7/5
    290 Review
    From63.37
    taCommentScoreUrlbased on 2730 reviews
    "It was also played by children. Children can go in and don’t want to go. It has reached the goal. Except for the consumer price inside, it is not very friendly to the people. There is nothing wrong with it. After all, the local tyrants can also make sense. Try to be the best on Trip.com. Going there is definitely more expensive than Trip.com. And also yin and yang strange said that the software is not necessarily successful or something, inductive words, directly determined, went to several attractions are the same, don't ask, directly determined."
    Dubai.Dubai World Central
    41.2km from downtown
    No. 10 of Best Things to Do
    Highlights: ▴Legoland Dubai is the seventh Lego-themed amusement park in the world. There are 6 sections and more than 40 interactive rides, most of which are quite mild and ideal for small children.▴Experience the thrilling roller coaster in the park.▴Explore multiple themed parks and spend a fun day with your kids at Legoland Dubai!
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    󰺂6.9
    4.6/5
    151 Review
    From78.29
    taCommentScoreUrlbased on 1977 reviews
    "It feels suitable for a slightly older child to play. The son is 13 years old and has projects that can't play, but it is indeed a worthwhile trip. Adults are also having fun. It is worth recommending. It is a very exciting project. It will be regretted when you go up."
    Dubai.Global Village
    14.5km from downtown
    No. 16 of Best Things to Do
    Highlights: IMG Worlds of Adventure is a large indoor amusement park in Dubai. The park is divided into five sections, including Marvel, Lost Valley Dinosaur Adventure, Cartoon Network, Novo Cinema and IMG Boulevard. The highlights of Marvel Zone are the many exciting rides based on Marvel movies, including “Avengers”, “Hulk”, “Thor” and “Spider-Man”.
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    󰺂6.6
    4.5/5
    151 Review
    From49.53
    taCommentScoreUrlbased on 10374 reviews
    "Ski Dubai, located in the Mall of the Emirates in Dubai, UAE, is an indoor ski resort and one of the largest of its kind in the world. It features a 22,500-square-meter indoor ski area with five slopes of varying difficulty, including the world's first indoor black diamond run. The facility also includes a Snow Park with tobogganing, a climbing tower, and a penguin encounter, offering a unique winter experience in the desert."
    Dubai.Al Barsha
    12.2km from downtown
    Highlights: Ski Dubai is an indoor ski resort located in the Mall of the Emirates and is covered with snow and ice all year around, no matter how hot it is in the desert outside. The resort has 22,500 square meters of Ski Dubai with 5 runs varying in difficulty, steepness and height. Professional instructors are there to guide skiers in selecting the right slope for them. Children are also guaranteed a fun time with a number of snow rides and even adorable penguins that the children can interact with in the 3,000-square-meter Snow Park.
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    󰺂6.2
    4.3/5
    74 Review
    From30.27
    taCommentScoreUrlbased on 926 reviews
    "Tickets adults 170AED, children 150, Trip.com ticket discount, 3 seconds to issue tickets like. The whole museum is surrounded by a big tree, from the underground to the fourth floor, you can directly see and feel the animals. The activity area outside the venue is suitable for children under 10 years old, the overall recommendation. It is very happy to see the sloth up close. The exit of the Red Line subway R25 is within walking distance."
    Dubai.Jumeirah Beach
    1km from downtown
    Highlights: The Green Planet Tropical Rainforest Indoor Botanical Garden is located in the CityWalk business district. It brings the amazing animals and plants of the Amazon to the desert country for people to watch. It is a new miracle in Dubai. At the center of the botanical garden is a 25-meter-tall artificial kapok covered with greenery and parasitic vines that fill the five-story glass space. Although the tree is fake, there is a variety of vegetation and animals on it: colorful purple-blue macaws and bright toucans skim the air, porcupines and sloths take sleepy walks, and fish come from farms in Singapore , many trees come from Thailand and India. In such an artificial forest, the entire interior is carefully controlled at 70% humidity and a temperature of 25-28 degrees Celsius. A total of more than 3,000 species of animals and plants have been introduced from all over the world into this constant temperature chamber, along the trails surrounding the giant kapok. Walking down slowly, you can vividly experience the different ecology of each level of the rainforest.
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    󰺂5.9
    4.7/5
    132 Review
    From48.52
    taCommentScoreUrlbased on 35 reviews
    "Our visit to Wild Wadi recently was great. The kids enjoyed the water slides. The place looks a bit old and needs an update. We enjoyed the lazy river water slide. They have available several places to lounge while one is not playing in water. We got swindled at the reception to buy a prepaid all you can eat meal plan at 185 AED. Once you arrive inside you discover the food is terrible and there are more nicer food options you could have had. Finding a secure phone charging point is impossible."
    Dubai.Jumeirah Beach
    11km from downtown
    Highlights: Wild Wadi Waterpark is located on the Jumeirah Public Beach in front of the Burj Al Arab Hotel. It's a relatively popular theme park in the Middle East. You can experience the pretty exciting "vertical capsule" ride in the park, to fall at relatively high speed from the air. You can also experience surfing in the wave pool, or leisurely float for a circuit. The park theme is that of the warrior Sinbad's exciting adventures as told in the Arabian legends. It combines Arab-style water constructs, while some water facilities are interconnected so there is no need to leave the water while playing inside.
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    󰺂5.8
    4.4/5
    52 Review
    From63.37
    taCommentScoreUrlbased on 1760 reviews
    "We had a tonne of fun at Motiongate. I highly recommend it. The rides are a lot of fun. My daughters had a wonderful experience. We did the Dragon roller coaster rides and the story telling rides for Shrek and Frankenstein Hotel. There are a lot of restaurants with food and drinks as well. I lost my wallet and they kept it for me , I am super grateful for that. My inner child was indeed awakened . Thanks to Motiongate for a very wonderful experience for the children. We will be back again soon.u"
    Dubai.Dubai World Central
    41.5km from downtown
    Highlights: The Hollywood Park in Dubai Paradise is the first Hollywood theme park in the Middle East. The three major Hollywood giants - DreamWorks, Sony Pictures and Lionsgate have joined and cooperated, allowing people to relive a Hollywood classic. Movie-style rides, attractions and shows will feature unique storylines, multimedia and narratives created specifically for the park. The Wonderful World of DreamWorks has 4 themed areas, screaming characters and heartwarming stories, all based on the hit movies Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon, Madagascar and The theme island of the DreamWorks area is inspired by Shrek.
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    󰺂5.7
    4.7/5
    18 Review
    From63.37
    taCommentScoreUrlbased on 539 reviews
    "Legoland and Lego Water Park can play together, children like it very much, but the water park is closed at six o'clock, you can go to the water park first and then go to Legoland. My baby is too young, his height is not up to standard, many projects can not play, but adults can play. In addition, you have to bring your own slippers and bath towels to the water park. Remember to buy more water, most of them are outdoors."
    Dubai.Dubai World Central
    41.1km from downtown
    Highlights: Legoland Water Park in Dubai is a large water park located in the Middle East, mainly for families with children aged 2-12. The fun features the water park offers include a wave pool, a river rafting where visitors can design their own rafts, and an imaginative station where children can build bridges, dams and cities and use running water to test their work.
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FAQ

What are some Family-friendly Attractions in Dubai?
Some Family-friendly Attractions in Dubai include:The Lost Chambers Aquarium, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, Aquaventure Waterpark, Legoland® Dubai, IMG Worlds of Adventure
What are some highly-rated Family-friendly Attractions in Dubai?
Some highly-rated Family-friendly Attractions in Dubai include:The Lost Chambers Aquarium:4.5, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo:4.5, Aquaventure Waterpark:4.7, Legoland® Dubai:4.7, IMG Worlds of Adventure:4.6
At what locations in Dubai can Family-friendly Attractions in Dubai be found?
The Family-friendly Attractions in Dubai are mainly located in:The Lost Chambers Aquarium:Dubai, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo:Dubai, Aquaventure Waterpark:Dubai, Legoland® Dubai:Dubai, IMG Worlds of Adventure:Dubai
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