13 Best Things To Do with Family in Dubai

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13 Best Things To Do with Family in Dubai

Dubai is undoubtedly an ideal holiday destination for families, with theme parks, beaches, delicious food and much more to keep everyone happy. This enchanting city has several attractions for visitors to explore. If you are worried about your kids being bored on the trip, then relax because Dubai has plenty of attractions for the entire family. It is crowned as one of the best family-friendly holiday destinations in the world.

There is a lot to explore in Dubai and you might be overwhelmed with the list of things to choose from. This article is meant to ease out your travel plans as we provide you with the best activities you could do with your family in Dubai.

13 Best Things To Do with Family in Dubai

Watch Dubai’s Dancing Fountains

{Dubai Fountain, Burj Khalifa}

Your entire family will enjoy music and the light show of the Dubai Fountain in the footsteps of the grand Burj Khalifa. There are some shows in the afternoon and then after every half hour starting from 6:00 pm. It is much more impressive at night than it is in the day. The fountains will appear even more spectacular from the top of Burj Khalifa.

13 Best Things To Do with Family in Dubai

Visit Dubai Parks and Resorts

{Dubai Resorts}

This is an action-packed entertainment ride both for the young and the old. Dubai Parks and Resorts house three amazing theme parks and a waterpark too. You could dance with your family and the Smurfs at the Motiongate Dubai, build something with the kids in the Legoland Dubai, play with water at the Legoland Water Park or ride the blockbuster theme rides at the Bollywood Park. You will have plenty to explore with more than 100 rides, shows, and other attractions.

13 Best Things To Do with Family in Dubai

Indoor Skydiving

{Indoor skydiving at IFLY Dubai}

Skydiving might not seem to be an ideal activity for children. But at IFLY Dubai and the Mirdif City Centre, children and adults, both will get the opportunity to experience the thrill associated with skydiving. It is very safe and would not take you more than 3 meters from the ground. They also have a technologically advanced vertical wind tunnel. Anyone can try these activities and you are sure to have a fun experience with the whole family.

13 Best Things To Do with Family in Dubai

Visit the Dubai Miracle Garden

{Dubai Miracle Garden}

The Dubai desert also has a sprawling garden full of greenery and flowers. This is a real-life oasis located amidst the harsh desert of Dubai. It is just a few minutes' drive away from the main city and features more than 45 million blooming flowers. If you and your family is a nature lover, then this is the place to be.

13 Best Things To Do with Family in Dubai

Visit the Kite Beach

{Kite Beach, Dubai}

Dubai is known for its beaches and the Kite beach is probably the most popular tourist spot in Dubai especially with those who love beaches. You and your family will have a great time here swimming in the emerald waters of the Arabian Gulf. Relax on the beach, indulge in some kite flying, water sports, the outdoor trampolines or enjoy the kitesurf show.

13 Best Things To Do with Family in Dubai

Swim with dolphins at the Dolphin Bay

{Dolphin Bay, Dubai}

You have an opportunity of swimming alongside the friendliest mammals in the animal kingdom at the Dolphin Bay. This shall become a memorable experience as you dive with the dolphins and get close to them. There are various packages available here like the Royal Swim package which will allow swimming with the dolphins, Dolphin Scuba Dive package, Dolphin Encounter, and Dolphin Adventure.

13 Best Things To Do with Family in Dubai

Camel Ride at the Camel Safari

{Camel Safari, Dubai}

Riding a camel in the desert is arguably one of the best family attractions in Dubai. Explore the desert on the camels' back and enjoy the experience. You could also go for a 4 x 4 jeep ride, but that could be very challenging if you have toddlers with you on the trip.

13 Best Things To Do with Family in Dubai

Burj Khalifa

{Burj Khalifa}

This is the best landmark in Dubai and undoubtedly deserves a visit. The tallest man-made structure in the world is full of fun and surprises for the entire family. Enjoy the world's highest outdoor observation deck and enjoy the amazing views of the city, ocean and the desert, all from its lounges.

13 Best Things To Do with Family in Dubai

Watch a Tanoura dance performance

{Tanoura dance performance at Dubai}

If you have never witnessed a live Tanoura dance show, then you must. This is an Egyptian folk dance performed in Egyptian Sufi festivals by men. They wear long colorful skirts and perform all sorts of tricks while whirling to the music.

13 Best Things To Do with Family in Dubai

Visit the Green Planet

{Green Planet}

Walk amidst a tropical rainforest in Dubai. Head to the Green Planet and instantly get transferred into a natural ecosystem booming with life. Your family will come across 3,000 plants and animals here from toucans, geckos to butterflies, porcupine and a resident sloth too. The vertical bio-dome is a treat to watch for every nature lover.

13 Best Things To Do with Family in Dubai

Shopping at one of the malls

{Dubai Mall}

You should know that only a few places in the world can match the variety offered in the Dubai malls. Visit a couple of toy stores here and you would feel like you entered some fairy tale world with Star Wars characters, drones flying around and so on. Dubai Malls are famous for offering much more than just shopping. You will have a good time with a lot of indulging activities at the malls here.

13 Best Things To Do with Family in Dubai

Visit the Aquaventure

{Aquaventure, Dubai}

The famous Aquaventure Waterpark is packed with a variety of rides, water tubes and even a shark lagoon where you and your family will be surrounded by rays and sharks. There is the Splashers Children's Play Area with tamer rides for your kids. Meanwhile, you could indulge in some of the record-breaking rides to satiate your need for a thrill. You could also bask in the sun on the private beach of Atlantis or stroll along the Lazy River that stretches throughout the park.

13 Best Things To Do with Family in Dubai

Visit the Global Village

{Global Village, Dubai}

Take your entire family along to see the beautiful world of the Global Village. This is a chief attraction of Dubai from October to April. It showcases 40 pavilions representing the cultures of over 90 different countries of the world like Italy, Egypt, Vietnam and so on. There is entertainment for all including thrilling funfair rides along with music concerts, magic shows and more. This place claims to be the world's largest tourism, shopping and entertainment project.

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Bratati Chakraborty
Last Updated : Jan 15,2021
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