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7 Fun Touristy Things In Dubai To Try (Again)

January 27, 2020
Kids Activities

Cultural experiences, family carnival fun and much more…

Whether you have guests coming into town or just want to relive the city once again as a tourist, these are some of our favourite touritsy attractions in Dubai that you simply cannot miss!

1. Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina

Enjoy a 2-hour classy cruise on a Venetian-styled canal that will leave you and your loved ones impressed. This traditional dhow will offer you the best views of modern Dubai from the most unexpected angles while you feast on international cuisines and enjoy onboard entertainment.

Kidzapp Deal: AED 99 per person

Dubai Marina (behind Signature Hotel Apartments & Spa), daily from 8:15pm, AED 99 per person, more info

2. Dubai Garden Glow

This seasonal, must-try family activity brings you four theme parks all in one place: Glow Park – the largest glow-in-dark garden made of millions of energy-saving bulbs and yards of recycled luminous fabric. Dinosaur Park – the biggest Dinosaur park displaying more than 120 animatronic dinosaurs. Ice Park – experience polar-climate in the middle of the desert and be amazed at marvellous ice sculptures. And finally, Magic Park – a visually stunning world of mesmerizing optical illusions

Kidzapp Deal: 15% off entry to Glow Garden + Dinosaur Park

Zabeel Park Gate 6 & 7, Sat-Thu 4pm-11pm, Fri until midnight, from AED 55 per person, more info

3. Dubai Frame

Go on a journey through time and experience old, present and future Dubai all under one roof. Get ready for a wonderful mix of special audio and visual effects, projections, mist effects, smells, and motion that creates an immersive mood setting of space plus gorgeous 360-degree views of our wonderful city.

Zabeel Park, Gate 1, daily 9am-9pm, AED 53 for adults, AED 25 for kids, free for under 3s, more info

4. Global Village

Take your little ones on an around-the-world trip in just a day at Global Village where culture, food and festivities from across the globe come together in one place. There are amusement rides and arcade-style games to keep kids busy as well as a play area and live performances.

Main attractions not to miss: Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Museum, Stunt Show, Carnival, Circus and Stage Shows.

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, Exit 37, AED 15 per person, free for under 3s, more info

5. Dubai Miracle Garden

Escape to floral bliss with your family as you explore the awe-inspiring flower designs and structures. Dubai Miracle Garden is home to 70 flower varieties and approximately 100 million blooming flowers! Be sure to pass by its structure of an Airbus 380 that has made it to the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest floral arrangement.

Al Barsha South 3, Sun-Thu 9am-9pm, Fri-Sat until 11pm, AED 55 for adults, AED 40 for children 4-12yrs, free for under 3s, more info

6. At The Top Burj Khalifa

Catch bird-eye views (more like airplane views) of Dubai at the top of Burj Khalifa. You and your kids will love the thrill of the world’s fastest double deck elevators, cruising at 10m/s, along with the breathtaking views of the skyline of course.

Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai, daily 8:30am-11pm, from AED 149 for adults, from AED 114 for children 4-12yrs, free for under 4s, more info

7. Traditional Abra Ride

Cross the Dubai Creek with your kids in an unforgettable experience aboard an abra (boat). These traditional boats are rich with Dubai’s culture and your kids will be buzzing with the hustle and bustle of the waterways as they set sail.

Dubai Old Souk Station, Dubai Creek, daily from 6am, AED 1 per person for one-way, from AED 60 for private tour, more info

And if you're heading to the capital...

Qasr Al Watan

Gain incredible insight into the Arab heritage and the governing principles that shaped the history of the UAE and its vision to the future at the newly opened, one of its kind, Qasr Al Watan. Spend a few hours in the stunning gardens or add on the option of exploring everything the palace has to offer. Inside, your whole family will marvel at the beauty of Arabian craftsmanship, architecture and interior design. Along with the normal tours, private guided tours can also be booked in English or Arabic.

Al Ras Al Akhdar, Abu Dhabi, daily 10am-8pm, AED 49 for adults, AED 30 for children 4-17yrs, free for under 4s, more info

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