Dubai is the perfect holiday destination for all age groups including the tiny adventurers. There are a variety of fun and exciting activities you could do in Dubai with toddlers. This is surely an awesome choice for family escapades and has a huge collection of toddler-friendly locations. Today, we are talking about the same and have put together our guide to the best places for toddlers in Dubai.
This is one of the most exciting and beautiful things to do with toddlers in Dubai. It is a colorful flower extravaganza. There are over 150 million flowers arranged to form stunning sculptures, arches, and patterns. The garden has the Disney contingent kids love. It includes Mickey Mouse, Minnie, and Donald Duck. There are a full-size Emirates A380 flower airplane and a giant teddy bear. The Dubai Miracle Garden is going to be a fairytale for your child.
Timing: Sun to Thurs: 9 am to 9 pm
Fri to Sat: 9 am to 11 pm
Address: Al Barsha South 3 Dubai
Your child will be left awestruck with the incredible collection of over 140 species with 300 sharks, rays and the biggest collection of Sand Tiger sharks in the entire world. The Dubai Aquarium is one of the biggest suspended aquariums we have in the world. They have a 10 million liter tank housing various aquatic species and a transparent tunnel that runs through the floor. At the Underwater Zoo, they have Rainforest, Living Ocean and Rocky Shore environments. You will face the dangerous Piranha, Giant Catfish, Otters, a Penguin colony and much more.
Timing: 10 am to 11 pm (every day)
Address: The Dubai Mall, Dubai
This place makes use of children's imaginative skills and creativity to help them develop essential social skills. Mattel Play Town has been constructed exclusively for kids in the age group 2 to 10 years. It mixes the best of both the cartoon world and the real world. There are immersive activities and experiences across 5 themed zones. These will help your child learn valuable social skills like teamwork, discipline and a lot more. They have a variety of healthy food options inside which include everything from delicious meatballs to fresh fish, soups, salads, etc.
Timing: Sat to Wed: 9 am to 8 pm
Thurs: 9 am to 10 pm
Fri: 10 am to 10 pm
Address: City Walk, Dubai
Spread over 5,000 square meters, the dolphinarium houses 6 famous bottlenose dolphins, Fur Seals and over 20 species of parrots. If you are looking forward to giving your child a fun and laid back experience, then you must visit the Dubai Dolphinarium. The audience is sure to be amazed by the cute performance of the dolphins and the seals. They perform incredible acrobatics, dance, juggle, sing and even paint just to entertain you. The place also has a themed adventure-play zone which stretches over 3 stories and is exclusively designed for toddlers and kids where they can slide down a helter-skelter, climb through tunnels, bounce on a trampoline and so on.
Timing: Mon to Sat: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Address: Gate 1, Al Al Riyadh St, Umm Hurrair, Dubai
This is a magical and natural world that will teach your toddlers about the diversity of our planet. Orbi is a fusion project of SEGA and BBC and provides your family with a worldly experience of high tech education. They have custom-made theater, innovative audio-visuals, and walkthrough touchpoints and so on to help you understand the perspective of Earth. Use your senses to experience the mysteries of nature and explore the multiple themed areas.
Timing: Sun-Wed: 10 am to 10 pm
Thurs- Sat: 10 am to 12 am
Address: 20 Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Rd, Dubai
Dubai's Global Village is a great option to have fun with your toddlers. With a combination of over 90 cultures, it claims to be the world's largest entertainment project. It is a huge festival which is pretty big on variety: they have a giant wheel, replicas of famous architecture pieces, a dancing fountain on display, a stunt show with monster cars, a floating market and so on. Your toddlers will have lots of fun watching puppet shows, admiring the bright colors and lights, the dancing waters of the fountain show and of course, riding a vintage carousel in the funfair.
Address: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, Dubai
The Children City features a planetarium, a nature center and a discovery trip about our body. This is one of the oldest entertainment centers in Dubai. It acts as a science-based learning hub for kids with various interactive stations. Your child's learning will be enhanced and they will have fun at the same time.
Timing: Sun to Thurs: 9 am to 7 pm
Fri to Sat: 2 pm to 8 pm
Address: Creek Park, Dubai.
This place features over 100 interconnected trampolines and your little ones can jump their hearts out at the Mini Bounce. It is an adventure destination your kid won’t forget soon. Besides over 500 sq ft of interconnected Trampolines, Fun Zones, Trampolines and much more, this is the perfect place to have loads of fun and escape the heat outside. Toddlers get so comfortable here that jumping and landing safely becomes a world-class pleasure for them.
Timing: Sun-Wed: 10 am to 10 pm
Thurs: 10 am to 12 am
Fri: 9 am to 12 am
Sat: 9 am to 8 pm
Address: Building #32, 4B Street, Al Quoz 1, Dubai
Your little ones will have a blast at this soft play park. They have a big jungle gym, a colorful ball pit and a merry go round. The toddlers can laugh, play and interact with their peer group and enjoy their time here.
Timing: Sat to Wed: 9 am to 9 pm
Thurs to Fri: 9 pm to 11 pm
Location: Mirdiff, Marina/ JBR, Barsha, Umm Suqqaim
This is a bio-dome housing a vertical garden that will show you flora and fauna not likely to be found in Dubai. Explore the majestic green canopy which towers over this dome and recreates the natural house of the wildlife that resides here. This place has been built to contribute to nature and develop environmental awareness and consciousness. A visit to the Green Planet will help you gain valuable insight about nature along with giving you fun and adventure.
Timing: Sun to Wed: 10 am to 7 pm
Thurs to Sat: 10 am to 8 pm
Address: City Walk, Dubai