12 Things to do with your Kids in Dubai

Al Ain Zoo

Dubai is a fantastic destination for a family holiday with water parks, amusement centres, and plenty of fun for all ages. We’ve rounded up some great specials for October Half Term so you can get away and enjoy 7 exciting days bonding with your family.


1. Al Ain Zoo

Feed the giraffes, pat the giant tortoise, watch a bird show, and ride a camel at Al Ain Zoo. There is a restaurant and food kiosk on-site.


2. Ski Dubai

The world’s largest indoor snow park at Ski Dubai has bobsledding runs, tobogganing hills and a chairlift with a spectacular view of the park. Don’t miss the March of the Penguins show and a chance to spin head over heels in a giant snowball.


3. Bounce

Bounce is the largest trampoline park in Dubai with 50 interconnected trampolines, tumble tracks, wall steps, and a Dodgeball area. 


4. Dubai Dolphinarium

Watch a live show or swim with dolphins at the Dubai Dolphinarium (kids 5 years and up). Other attractions include a mirror maze and 5D and 7D cinemas.


5. Creek Park

Hop on a cable car in Creek Park and admire Dubai from above. There are also trains, bicycle rentals, a barbecue area, and a playground.


6. KidZania

Don’t miss the KidsZania edutainment centre at Dubai Mall where kids can role play being chefs, engineers, fire-fighters, mechanics, photographers, and more.


7. SEGA Republic

Sega Republic is an indoor theme park with over 170 games, from arcades to thrill rides. Spend the day tackling everything from car racing to rock climbing. 


8. Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

The Dubai Aquarium has one of the largest tanks in the world and a 270 degree walkthrough tunnel offering incredible encounters with a variety of marine life, from rays to sharks.


9. Dubai Ice Rink

Dubai Ice Rink is an Olympic sized ice rink where you can enjoy some good old family bonding. There are skating penguins to help wobbly little ones.


10. Dubai Butterfly Garden

The Dubai Butterfly Garden is a peaceful oasis filled with live butterflies of various species from different countries.


11. Wild Wadi

Wild Wadi is a large water park at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel with over 30 water slides, rides and attractions, themed around the tale of Juha from Arabian folklore. Get FREE Half Board at Jumeirah Beach Hotel.


12. Atlantis, The Palm

Atlantis, The Palm is a water park with exciting water slides and river rides. Enjoy ray feedings, rocketing through a shark lagoon, and relaxing on Aquaventure beach. October Half Term Special at Atlantis The Palm



Atlantis The Palm

We’re offering exclusive October Half Term specials from £1129 per adult and £599 per child for 7 nights! Find your deal now.

Prices include: 

  • Direct flights from London, Manchester or Birmingham
  • Complimentary lounge access in the UK
  • Private transfers
  • Upgrade to Premium Economy with Quantas departing London Heathrow from £560
  • Guaranteed availability and price

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What are your favourite things to do with your kids in Dubai?



Author Bio: Lauren Morling is a South African travel writer for the Best At Travel blog. Follow her adventures on Instagram and Twitter.


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