10 Most Thrilling Theme Parks in Dubai
You are traveling with your children. You are in Dubai, the most luxurious desert city. Sightseeing as a family is different. You need to choose wisely so that both the adults and the children in the family have a great time. Theme parks are best suited for providing entertainment to the whole family. Whether your little ones are toddlers, young children, tweeners, or teenagers, you will find a theme park to capture their interest and ensure a great time.
Depending on the age group and interests of the younger members of the family, you can select the theme park to entertain the whole family. It is better to purchase the entry tickets online to avoid spending time in front of the ticket counter. Some of the most interesting and amazing theme parks are given below:
KidZania Dubai Mall:
KidZania Dubai is an interactive mini city where children of all ages can pretend to be adults and experience the world. With role-playing activities and city establishments, the children learn essential life skills while enjoying themselves thoroughly. As KidZania is inside the Dubai Mall, the parents are at ease knowing that their child is safe. The children learn about careers, earning money and responsibility in their work. They earn money from their chosen jobs and this can be redeemed at the retail store, spa or entertainment arena.
IMG Worlds of Adventure:
The world’s largest indoor theme park, IMG Worlds of Adventure is a place of fun and adventure for the whole family. Here the state-of-the-art rides, the life size dinosaurs, the characters of Marvel and Cartoon Networks ensure that your day is full of excitement, enjoyment and entertainment. Unlock the imaginations of your family seeing the dinosaurs roam the earth or meeting Marvel and Cartoon Network characters. You can then dine in any of the many places here.
The Middle East’s largest Hollywood inspired theme park, Motiongate Dubai introduces you to four Hollywood motion picture studios – Dreamworks Animation, Columbia Pictures, Smurfs and Lionsgate. These studio zones include world-class attractions like enjoying the numerous rides, meeting your favorite characters, taking selfies or photos with them, or seeing how a complete film is produced from scratch. There are different events where you may even be a participant.
Children aged between 2 and 12 will enjoy Legoland. Amazing rides and rollercoasters apart, they can build cars at the interactive workshops, and also race against each other. There are some extremely thrilling rides for the older children. At Miniland, you can see the iconic skyline of Dubai in Miniature. At Lego City, children can train to become a fireman or learn to drive to get a driver’s license. Visit the factory to see how legos are made. Legoland is filled with fun and learning activities for the complete family.
This theme park is a celebration of Mumbai’s iconic film industry. It is divided into six zones and each one is more fascinating than the other. There are live shows, the world’s tallest swing, amazing rides and more. Interactive events based on popular Hindi movies, song and dance enactments, film production processes are some of the attractions. The famous songs and dances of the Bollywood stars and the action-filled scenes of famous films can be experienced through interactive rides and games.
Atlantis Aquaventure Water Park:
The Atlantis Aquaventure waterpark is a fun filled place for the family, but the children have to be three years and older. With plenty of thrilling rides for the older children, it also has suitable rides for the younger children. There is the shark lagoon where you can go on a shark safari surrounded by sharks and rays. The new Mini Marine Biologist programme is a fun filled adventure where the younger children can learn about marine life. You can also enjoy the lazy river or relax on the beach.
To go skiing in the snow in a desert, go to SKI Dubai. This is the world’s largest indoor ski slope located in the Mall of Emirates. The beginner can learn to ski and for the experienced skier, the slopes are interesting. The younger members of the family will be delighted to meet the penguins here. Build a snowman, roll on the snow, ride the frozen zip-line or the chair lift and ski down the slopes, you can do it all here.
Wild Wadi Water Park:
This is a waterpark located near Burj Al Arab in the Jumeirah region and has the distinction of being in the top twenty water parks in the world. The theme of this park is the journey at sea of Juha and his companion Sindbad. Some of the rides are absolute thrillers but some others are relaxing (Wave Pool) and fun. This park has the Burj Surj ride, the only slide with two bowls and the only one in the world.
Dubai Global Village:
The Dubai Global Village is a multi-cultural amusement park. In just a few hours, you can explore the different cultures of the world. There are pavilions of the various countries and they highlight the customs, traditions art, crafts and food of that country. You will also see famous, iconic and local architectures of that country. Children and adults alike enjoy the parades, shows, street performances, and stunt shows. It is as if you toured the whole world in a few hours.
This is the largest indoor virtual reality park in the world and is located in Dubai Mall. It brings together technology and virtual reality – every teenager’s idea of heaven. Along with many rides for all ages, there are solo and multi-player experiences. Whether you are a sports, horror, or adventure fan, there is a unique experience awaiting. This theme park will be your teenager’s most favorite one. However, do not be surprised if the older people in your family too enjoy the various rides and games.
With such a wide variety of theme parks, it becomes easier to select the ones most suited for your family. Wherever you go, be sure to adhere to the COVID-19 safety measures. Have a great time!