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10 Attractions In The UAE You Might Not Have Tried Yet

June 05, 2023 Posted by: Kidzapp Team Kids Activities

There are so many places to see and experience across the UAE, and because of that, so many great spots end up being overlooked as the options are plentiful. And that is exactly why we like to round up for you some attractions that you might not have tried yet. Wether it's because you haven't had the chance yet, or if you've just never heard of some of these places before, here's your sign to check them out because simply, they are just too good to be missed!

Enter a digital universe

Explore an other-worldly universe and discover AYA, a magical entertainment park. 

AYA Universe offers you and your kids an immersive journey, where you will be transported into an enchanting digital universe across 12 space zones, or chambers. You will be able to step into these chambers and enter a world beyond the stars and encounter surreal experiences such as drifting, playing and observing stars, walking in blooming lights gardens and crossing an infinite bridge over a river. You and your little ones are sure to enjoy this mesmerising attraction that will stimulate all your senses and have you coming back for more! 

Book easily on Kidzapp and get over 30% OFF the Gate Price and earn Cashback! 

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Level 1, Wafi City Mall
Working Hours:
Sun-Thu 10:00 to 22:00, Fri-Sat until 00:00 (last entry 1hr before closing)
Person (3yrs+) : AED 84
Child under 3yrs : FREE
People of Determination : FREE

View Dubai from a new perspective

Enjoy a spectacular view of Dubai from a totally unique view point from the new public observation deck on the 52nd floor of The Palm Tower

The View At The Palm is situated 240 metres above Palm Jumeirah, so you can only imagine the amazing views in store from there. You'll be able to feast your eyes on Palm Jumeirah from above, admire the glimmering Arabian Gulf, and take in the beautiful Dubai Skyline - all at once. 

And guess what? There's an awesome Summer Offer that you must take advantage of, where one child under 12yrs goes FREE with a paying adult- so hurry and get booking! 

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The Palm Tower, 52nd Floor
Working Hours:
Daily 9:00 to 18:00
Entry from : AED 69

Make your selfie dreams come true

Is your little girl dreaming of posing alongside Nancy Ajram? Or do you have a little Messi fanatic at home? Well then head to Madame Tussauds Dubai to make their dreams come true and give your kids a chance to snap up a selfie with global superstars - or their stationary clones to be specific! 

At Madam Tussauds Dubai, you'll get the chance to take photos with over 60 global stars, from historians, to politicians, to sports stars to music sensations, you'll find them all. You'll also find over 15 new figures from the Middle East so there's someone for everyone. 

Book your tickets easily on Kidzapp and earn Cashback!

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Madame Tussauds Dubai, Bluewaters
Working Hours:
Sun-Thu 12:00 to 20:00, Fri-Sat 11:00 to 21:00
Adult : AED 135
Child 3-11yrs : AED 110
Child under 3yrs : FREE

Explore a luminous garden

Dubai Garden Glow packs a punch with multiple theme parks all in a single place

At this glowing attraction, literally, you will find Glow Park, Dinosaur Park and Magic Park. Glow Park is the largest glow-in-the-dark garden that is illuminated with millions of energy-saving bulbs and miles of recycled luminous textile. So as you can imagine, it's visually stunning! On the other hand, Dinosaur Park has over 120 animatronic dinosaurs on display while Magic Park is basically a world of optical illusions that'll have you and your little ones giggly and fascinated at the same time. It's a must-visit attraction that will make for a super fun family day out. 

Be sure to visit Dubai Garden Glow as it closes for the summer starting July 4. Book now with Kidzapp and get up to 20% OFF your Entry Dubai Garden Glow Tickets!

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Zabeel Park
Working Hours:
Until Jul 4, Sun-Fri 17:00 to 23:00, Sat until 00:00
Entry from: AED 60

A wonderland for your little ones

If you're looking for a new place where your kids can unleash their creativity, make friends and create unforgettable memories, then you must take them to Kids Hub Entertainment. 

Kids Hub Entertainment offers kids a safe and exciting environment through various areas and facilities. Of course there's a soft play area and a block station, but you will also find an arts & crafts garden where your little ones can explore their artistic side and create exciting artistic projects. You'll also find an awesome three-storey maze, which will feel like a wonderland for your kids where they can climb, jump, slide and run around all day long. 

Book with Kidzapp and get up to 15% OFF Entry Fees! 

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Shop 106, Marina Gates 2, Marsa St, Dubai Marina
Working Hours:
Daily 9:00 to 21:00
Entry from : AED 53

Snap the ultimate selfie

Make your way to 3D World Selfie Museum in Dubai and become part of over 185 reality-defying artworks and optical illusions

At this unique museum, you and your family will get a chance to take some totally unique photos in scenarios you'd never thought possible. For example, you can pose inside a shark's mouth, smile as your rub a whale's belly or hug your loved ones underneath a rainbow shower! It's a totally fun experience that will leave you with everlasting memories and souvenirs. 

Book now with Kidzapp and save on your Adult + Child Combo Tickets!  

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Sheikh Zayed Road
Working Hours:
Daily 10:00 to 20:00 (last entry 19:00)
1 Adult + 1 Child : AED 145
2 Adults + 2 Children : AED 290
1 Adult : AED 89
1 Child (3-11yrs) : AED 65
Child under 3yrs : FREE

Chill at an ice lounge

If you haven't been to Chillout Ice Lounge yet, then you really must give this place a visit, and no better time to do so than during summer. 

Chillout Ice Lounge is the Middle East's first sub zero lounge, where you and your family can hang out and have a tasty hot drink at a temperature of minus size degrees! The place features stunning ice sculptures, illuminated interiors and carved out seating arrangements. It's the perfect place to cool off this summer and escape the brutal desert heat! 

Book through Kidzapp and get up to 50% OFF your Entry Chillout Ice Lounge Tickets

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Times Square Center
Working Hours:
Daily 10:00 to 22:00
Entry for 1 Adult + 1 Child : AED 85
Entry for 2 Adults + 2 Children : AED 170
Entry 1 Adult : AED 60
Entry for 1 Child : AED 20
People of Determination : FREE

Visit an iconic building

Discover the stunning Qasr Al Watan with your family and gain an insight into the UAE's rich heritage and governing principles.  

Both you and the kids will be in awe of the beautiful interior of this place, which features fine Arabian craftsmanship, architecture and interior design. You'll also be able to discover the extensive Qasr Al Watan Library, which houses a large collection of books all about culture development, and achievements of the UAE. And last but not least, you can explore the stunning gardens of this beautiful venue, and in the evenings, you'll be able to catch a light and sound show projected onto the facades of the iconic building. It's an experience that everyone, young and old, will definitely enjoy. 

Book through Kidzapp to get up to 15% OFF your Qasr Al Watan tickets!

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Qasr Al Watan, Al Ras Al Akhdar
Working Hours:
Daily 11:00 to 20:00
Adult : AED 55
Child 4-17yrs : AED 30
Child 3yrs and below : FREE

Head to a serene island

If you're looking to escape the city for the day, then you must venture out to Al Noor Island in Sharjah. 

This serene island is the perfect setting for a great family day out. You will find something for every member of your family there, from a butterfly garden, to a delicious cafe and even a kid's playground, everyone will be able to have some fun. You'll also find a Literature Pavilion, where you can disconnect from the outside world, and you'll have plenty of bespoke art installations, sculptures and a beautiful landscape to feast your eyes on. 

Book through Kidzapp to get 15% OFF your Al Noor Island tickets

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Al Noor Island
Working Hours:
Sat-Wed 9:00 to 23:00, Thu-Fri until 00:00
Entry from : AED 17

A gamer's dreamland

This one's for the little gamers in your house - if you're little ones are isolating themselves at home in front of their screens and being anti-social, then head over to Pixoul Gaming Hub to solve this issue. 

Pixoul is a 4500 square meter state-of-the-art VR and e-sports hub with 5 zones, 10 VR experiences, an e-sports bar, an e-sports academy, gaming broadcasting studios and an e-sports arena. It's basically every gamer's dream! Your gamers will especially love Pixoul Planet, a multi-sensory game available in both story and arcade mode and features 10 different virtual and augmented reality games, each lasting between 6-10 minutes. So your little gamers will be able to play to their heart's desire and socialise and make new friends with similar interests while they're at it - a win-win situation! 

When you book through Kidzapp, you'll be able to book an awesome Combo Deal that gives you a General Admission ticket to The National Aquarium Abu Dhabi alongside a Story Mode VR Game at Pixoul - so double the fun without double the price tag!

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Al Qana Walk, Abu Dhabi
Working Hours:
Mon-Wed 10:00 to 22:00, Fri-Sat till 00:00, Sun/Thu till 23:00
Story Mode VR Game : AED 262.5
Combo Ticket: AED 318.95

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