20 Kids Activity Venues That Are Now Open In Abu Dhabi

September 28, 2020 Posted by: Kidzapp Team Kids Activities

It has been some very long months for families in the capital as most family entertainment venues have been closed since the lockdown in March. Needless to say that moms, dads and kids were jumping for joy when things started opening up over the weekend.

But before you and your littles race to the front door, check out our round-up of great family venues in Abu Dhabi that have now reopened from soft play areas for the tinies to action parks for your youngsters.

Blow Off Some Steam

1. Air Maniax Abu Dhabi

Discover pure adrenaline-fuelled excitement at Air Maniax Abu Dhabi for your tiny little ones all the way up to adults, everyone is sure to have a blast in their interactive zones.

Have a laugh at the inflatables arena, compete against each other in the multi-level warrior assault arena, experience what it’s like to fly as you zip-line, navigate through a maze of lasers, or have oodles of fun in the dedicated toddler area.

Get 20% off your entry tickets with Kidzapp!

The venue currently operates at reduced capacity.

Location:
1st Floor, Marina Mall, Abu Dhabi Corniche
Working Hours:
Daily 11:00 to 19:00
Prices:
1hr Pass from AED 64 with Kidzapp2hr Pass from AED 96 with KidzappFull Day Pass: AED 159.20 with KidzappNon-Jumper: AED 23.20 with KidzappZig Zag: AED 20 with Kidzapp

2. Adventure Zone

Your little ones can get their adventure on as they conquer the Boulder Wall, High Ropes Course, Skate Park, Pump Track & Trampoline Park.

Buy 1 get 1 60min or Day Pass at Adventure Zone with Kidzapp! Offer valid SUN-THU only.

Location:
Dalma Mall
Working Hours:
Sat-Wed 10:00 to 22:00, Thu-Fri until 00:00
Prices:
2x 60min Passes: AED 125 with Kidzapp2x Day Passes: AED 230 with Kidzapp

3. BOUNCE Abu Dhabi

With over 80 wall-to-wall interconnected trampolines, let your little ones loose and watch as they bounce, flip and slam dunk their way through the centre, take part in wall-running or enjoy the warfare of dodgeball. This free-jumping revolution is heaps of fun for the whole family on weekdays, weekends, or to celebrate a birthday where packages include everything from catering to decorations.

Up to 25% off entry tickets with Kidzapp!

Wear comfortable clothing (i.e. athletic wear). Special grip socks are included in the price.

Location:
Marina Mall, Ground Floor
Working Hours:
Sat-Wed 10:00 to 22:00, Thu-Fri until 00:00
Prices:
1 Hour Pass – Over 110cm: AED 70 with Kidzapp1 Hour Pass – Under 110cm: AED 55 with Kidzapp2 Hour Pass – Over 110cm: AED 105 with Kidzapp

4. Khalifa International Bowling Centre

Play one of the world’s most popular sports in one of Abu Dhabi’s best bowling centres. Bright and open, their 40 lanes are unlike any other bowling alley you’ve visited before.

Spaces can fill up fast – call ahead to book to avoid disappointment

Location:
Zayed Sports City
Working Hours:
Sun-Wed 14:00 to 22:00, Thu-Sat until 23:00
Prices:
Per Game from AED 16

5. Xtreme Zone

A great way to entertain your kids is to take them to Xtreme Zone at Abu Dhabi Mall. Your boys and girls can blow off some steam in the trampoline park and also learn and try active climbing which is a lot of fun and a great way to get your kids moving about.

Location:
Abu Dhabi Mall
Working Hours:
Daily 13:00 to 01:00

Head Out With The Little Ones

6. Orange Wheels

Calling all parents and tots: Orange Wheels is your one-stop-shop for everything play and edutainment! At Orange Wheels you’ve got your soft-play, role-play, arts and crafts, and even water play; but you’ve also got an organic cafe where moms and dads can grab a bite or cup of coffee while the kiddos play in full-view, and under the watch of qualified caregivers.

Capacity is currently at 50% and you need to book in advance. Each session is 90min and cleaning will take place before the next session

As of October 1st, you can get up to 25% off entry fees using promo code Kidzapp10 when booking online.

Orange Wheels is also open in Al Raha Mall.

Location:
Al Wahda Mall
Working Hours:
Daily 10:00 to 19:300
Prices:
–90min Session–1 Child + 2 Adults: AED 80Extra Adult: AED 15Child 6-11 months: AED 40

7. Caboodle

Build your child’s confidence through physically challenging, artistically enriching, and intellectually stimulating activities at Caboodle. The safe and friendly indoor play area offers a variety of activities, from dress-up to arts and crafts, to free play.

The colourful and exciting play ground also serves as pampering center for your little ones, offering tear-free haircuts, hair styling, makeup and face painting too.

The venue will be closed daily from 2-3pm while they disinfect all surfaces, floors and air purifiers.

Location:
Galleria Mall, Al Maryah Island
Working Hours:
Sat-Wed 10:00 to 22:00, Thu-Fri until 00:00 (closed daily from 14:00 to 15:00)
Prices:
2hrs Play: AED 99/child

8. Happynest Playhouse

Ignite your child’s imagination and drive them to explore as they climb up the gigantic ‘nest’, slide down the tube slide, discover their senses in the projection area and touch & play-modules, dive into the baby ball pit, take a break in the cushioned reading nook, get creative in the arts & crafts room or whip up a pretend gourmet meal in the children’s kitchen.

There’s also a treehouse where your little girls can dress up and pretend to go shopping, or they can join the boys as they use construction materials and pretend to be builders.

Location:
Al Raha Gardens Plaza, Khalifa City
Working Hours:
Sun-Thu 7:30 to 21:00, Fri 9:00 to 21:00, Saturday 9:00 to 16:00
Prices:
Playhouse Entry: AED 42

9. Emirates Park Zoo

Housing hippos, flamingos, reptiles, and over 1,400 wild animals and pets, this Zoo and resort is a perfect way to spend the day as a family. Get up close and personal with the animals and discover all the different species.

You and your littles can even join the feeding of various animals including giraffes, elephants, goats, monkeys and hippos.

Give your kids an unforgettable zoo experience by checking out the exciting animal shows and presentations, including a Sea Lion presentation, Elephant Encounter, and Tropical Birds Show.

Location:
Al Bahyah
Working Hours:
Daily 9:00 to 20:00
Prices:
Adult: AED 35Child 3-16yrs: AED 30Under 2s: FREE

10. Umm Al Emarat Park

Get some fresh air and enjoy an early morning or late afternoon out at this park that aims to promote education through recreation. Explore the exotic botanic garden or let your kiddos run around in the wide open spaces.

The following areas are closed until further notice: The Animal Barn, water features plus common play and exercise areas.

The park operates at reduced capacity.

Location:
Mushrif
Working Hours:
Daily 8:00 to midnight
Prices:
Per Person: AED 10

Play While Learning

11. KidZania Abu Dhabi

This indoor cityscape theme park comes complete with paved streets, buildings – even its own economy – and lets your boys and girls role-play more than 40 different real-world professions and learn in a fun way. 

A city created just for your kids, KidZania is made up of mini versions of real-life sectors which they can explore including a Supermarket, Hospital, Courier Service, Theatre, Bank, Employment Office, Driving Circuit, and Crime Scene Investigation.

While the kiddies are having their fun, guardians can lounge it out while enjoying free internet access, a TV lounge, and a café with yummy options.

Location:
Yas Mall, Yas Island
Working Hours:
Sat-Wed 10:00 to 20:00, Thu-Fri until 22:00
Prices:
Child 4-16y – Premium: AED 184Child 4-16y – Economy: AED 149Toddler 2-3y: AED 98Baby 0-1yr: FREEAdult 17y+: AED 69

12. Kidz Factory

A first-of-its-kind art & hobby edutainment centre in Abu Dhabi, Kidz Factory is where your boys and girls can discover a world of art, creativity and imagination.

Picture a world filled with colour. Where a larger-than-life, friendly zebra hands you a paintbrush and gives you the freedom to discover your inner artist. Imagine 4,500 square feet of pure bliss – where you can create art, personalize it, visualize like never before and heck even just splash it all over the place and have fun with it.

With features such as the Tech Lab for Art and Hobby Classes, Play Yard with soft play, Trampoline, Factory Machines, The Hobby Mill and Foodstop (an in-house Concept Café), there is more than enough to enjoy for both big and small

Location:
Dalma Mall, 1st floor
Working Hours:
Sat-Wed 10:00 to 22:00, Thu-Fri until 00:00
Prices:
–Play Packages–Kids 2 and above: From AED 78.75Under 2s: From AED 68.25

Enjoy Some Arcade Fun

13. Action Zone

Head to an epic world filled with virtual reality, endless rides, impressive gaming technology, trampoline fun, bowling, a soft play area and even endless theme options for birthday parties.

Explore the soft play area for kids between 3 and 9, or leave your toddlers up to age 3 at the Little Stars nursery. You can also jump around or play dodgeball with your kids in the trampoline area.

If your kids are into gaming, dive into another world with their VR video game technology, or enter ‘The Zone’ where you can play PS4, baby foot or billiards for hours on end. What’s more, is that you’ll also find a 7-lane bowling alley suitable for all ages and skill levels.

Action Zone is also open in World Trade Center Mall, Capital Mall and Al Ain Mall.

Location:
1st Floor, Shams Boutik Mall, Reem Island
Working Hours:
Daily 10:00 to 23:00

14. Fabyland

Enjoy the fun at this vivacious indoor entertainment facility that offers big and small a super fun day out, packed with delicious F&B outlets.

You and your children can choose from a variety of rides and attractions, like the Family Swing, XD Dark Ride, Bumper Cars and the soft play area. It also features the latest, state of the art machines.

Location:
Deerfields Mall
Working Hours:
Sun-Wed 10:00 to 22:00, Thu/Fri until 00:00, Sat until 23:00

15. Sparky's

Enjoying yourself won’t be a problem at this multi-activity entertainment center. Bustling with arcade games, kiddie and amusement rides, 5D cinema, it’s an ultimate day of fun for the whole family.

Location:
Mushrif Mall, 3rd Floor
Working Hours:
Sun-Wed 13:00 to 22:00, Thu-Sat until 23:30

Head To A Theme Park

16. Warner Bros World

Get your adrenaline pumping at this indoor theme park with its six immersive lands, catering to all ages.

Your tinies and tots (up to 6 years old) will feel right at home at Cartoon Junction, which combines rides and soft-play areas for when the kids are bored of queueing or just need to run around. Put on your 3D glasses with your 4-15 year old’s, and dive into the interactive video game, Ani-Mayhem.

Don’t miss the flagship ride, Scooby-Doo! The Museum of Mysteries, for a little bit of spine-chilling fear. Or, if you’re after the bigger rides, head to Dynamite Gulch and Bedrock where you’ll find roller coasters and endless other attractions

You’ll find food options throughout the park, and your little ones will love getting huge hugs from the different Looney-Tunes characters roaming around.

Location:
Warner Bros. Park, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
Working Hours:
Daily 10:00 to 20:00
Prices:
Adult: AED 295Child below 1.1m: AED 230Child 3yrs and below: FREE

17. Yas Waterworld

There’s something for everyone at this family-orientated waterpark. Fun areas include the tots playground Marah Fortress which has swings and slides with squirters for the littlest, while rides and larger slides will get your older adrenaline junkies flying around the park. It’s fun for all the family.

The theme park will operate at reduced capacity and some attractions/features may be temporarily unavailable.

Location:
Yas Island
Working Hours:
Sun/Tue/Wed/Sat 10:00 to 20:00, Mon/Thu 14:00 to 23:00, Fri 10:00 to 22:00
Prices:
Adult: AED 250Child below 1.3m: AED 210Child 3yrs and under: FREE

18. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Enter a jam-packed world full of speed and adrenaline to bring you that Ferrari Feeling in its purest form at this thrilling theme park. Get a seat on the world’s fastest roller coaster, challenge record-breaking lap times in a stimulator like no other, and compete with your friends on twisting parallel tracks.

From driving fun-sized Ferraris to changing tyres like a pro, your kids are bound to be entertained for hours. No one’s ever too tiny to have fun at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi; your tiny little ones will love playing in the soft adventure play area for younger children.

The theme park will operate at 30% capacity and some attractions/features may be temporarily unavailable.

Location:
Ferrari World, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
Working Hours:
Daily 11:00 to 20:00
Prices:
Adult: AED 295Child (3-10yrs): AED 230Child 3yrs and below: FREE

Try Something Different

19. Kayaking at the Museum

Get a different view of the Louvre Museum from kayaks on the still Arabian Sea. Take your family on a kayak tour and learn about Louvre Abu Dhabi’s architecture from a different perspective.

No prior experience is necessary. Tours last 60 minutes. Guests will be accompanied by professional instructors and given a safety and paddle briefing prior to the tour.

Children between 6-12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Location:
Louvre Abu Dhabi
Working Hours:
Daily 17:00/18:00/19:00
Prices:
Per person: AED 126

20. Zayed Sports City Ice Rink

Head out with your boys and girls to this Olympic-sized ice rink and have a go at showing off your moves on ice!

The venue currently only allows people ages 12-60 years to enter.

Location:
Zayed Sports City
Working Hours:
Daily (click READ MORE below for the full schedule)
Prices:
Per Person from AED 55

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