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Fun Things To Do With Your Older Kids In Dubai And Abu Dhabi

May 15, 2022 Posted by: Kidzapp Team Kids Activities

Lots of moms and dads are eager for some exciting ideas to help nurture their bond and create some awesome memories with their older kids - oh those ones are a bit harder to please, we feel you! But don't fret, we've got you covered. From experiencing a real-life battlefield, swinging through the treetops to flying on rollercoasters and splashing at waterparks, here are our picks of fun things to do with your older kids!


Pump up your adrenaline levels and take your kids to BOUNCE - the world’s first Freestyle Terrain Park! Spanning over 4,500 square meters, this awesome venue is an exciting integration of trampolines, parkour elements, ninja courses and freestyle features. 

Get up to 20% off your Entry Tickets! and check out their awesome Friday Afternoon Pass!

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BOUNCE X, Dubai Festival City Mall
Working Hours:
Mon-Sat 10:00 to 00:00, Sun until 23:00
1 Hour Pass - Over 110cm : AED 75
2 Hour Pass - Over 110cm : AED 140
Multi-Visit Pass : AED 600

Aqua Parks Leisure

Your kids will love Aqua Parks Leisure, where fun is 100% guaranteed for all members of the family. You'll be spoilt for choice with 21 different activities for families to enjoy from frog jumps to monkey bars, and much much more! It's time to splash and giggle for hours. 

Over 15% OFF Entry Tickets - valid daily + Buy 1 Hour Get 1 Hour FREE on weekdays!

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Kite Beach, Umm Suqqueim 2, Dubai
Working Hours:
Daily 08:30 to sunset
1 Hour : AED 50
1 Hour + 1 Hour FREE : AED 60


Are you ready to unleash your inner warrior? Xstrike will give you and your kids the chance to experience a real-life battlefield. They have gaming options for everyone (so even newbie parents can look cool) - since they use non-projectile advanced laser targeting technology, which is a middle ground between laser tag and paintball. 

They've also got XCafe on ground to fuel you with yummy food and drinks whenever needed. 

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6A Street, Al Quoz 1
Working Hours:
Sun-Thu 15:00 to 00:00, Fri-Sat from 13:30
1 Player (online ticket) : AED 89
1 Player (at the door) : AED 99

EKart Zabeel

Challenge your kids to a fun race at Dubai Mall's Ekart Zabeel, featuring the latest generation of go-karts and offering your family the ultimate driving experience! 

Book with Kidzapp and get up to 30% off your Ultimate Experience Tickets!

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Ekart Zabeel, The Dubai Mall Zabeel
Working Hours:
Mon-Thu 16:00 to 22:00, Fri-Sun until 23:00
Ultimate Experience Offer:
For 1 Person : AED 149
For 2 Persons : AED 279
Standard Ticket:
Per session : AED 95

TR88HOUSE Family Entertainment Center

We've got a magnificent venue for the most fun family day out - the TR88HOUSE Family Entertainment Center. Featuring 65,000 sqft of pure fun - this place is a heaven for kids, hosting fantastic things to do like glow-in-the-dark mini golf, a bioluminescent laser tag jungle, a thrilling trampoline park and even a food hall, on-site, to satisfy every tummy. The place has it all! 

From Skyfall the Trampoline Park, Laser Rush the Laser Tag, Mystic Golf the Glow-in-the-dark Mini Golf to Hive the Food Court, your kids will be begging you to come again and again!

10% OFF all Fun and Play on Kidzapp! (Valid Mon-Fri)

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No. EB1, Entrance 8 - Bluewaters Island - Dubai
Working Hours:
Mon-Thu 10:00 to 00:00, Fri until 01:00, Sat 9:00 to 01:00, Sun 9:00 to 00:00
Skyfall Trampoline:
1 Hour (120cm & above) : AED 81
Mystic Golf:
1 Session (over 6yrs) : AED 54
Laser Rush:
1 Session : AED 72

Air Maniax Dubai

Head over the awesome Air Maniax and immerse yourselves into 23,000 square feet pure adrenaline-fueled excitement. All family members will be spoiled for choice with their various 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 and navigate through a maze of lasers. 

Book on Kidzapp and get up to 20% off Entry Tickets! 

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Air Maniax, Al Quoz
Working Hours:
Sun-Thu 10:00 to 21:00, Fri-Sat until 22:00
1 Hour Passes:
1hr General Access : AED 85
1hr Premium Access : AED 96
1hr Family General Pass : AED 200
2 Hour Passes:
2hr Premium Access : AED 128
2hr General Access : AED 96

Dine In Cinema at Reel Cinemas

How about enjoying some restaurant-prepared culinary delights while watching the latest blockbusters on your diner-style sats? Dine In Cinema at Reel Cinemas will give you a one-of-a-kind experience - the big screen will not be the same! 

You can pick whatever you're craving from a massive menu and once your food's ready, waiters will bring it right to your seat, so you can indulge without taking your eyes off the screen.

Over 30% off your Full Meal Package + Movie Ticket with Kidzapp!

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Reel Cinemas The Pointe
Working Hours:
Timings vary based on movie schedule
For 1 Person : AED 119
For 2 Persons : AED 238
For 4 Persons : AED 476

Aventura - Nature Adventure Park

Do you sometimes feel like your kiddos are just monkeys in disguise? Well, Aventura Parks is here to let them enjoy their natural instincts by swinging through the treetops with over 80 challenges! Have an awesome experience amidst the great Ghaf forest!

You and your children will enjoy exhilarating zip-lines spread across 5 levels, take a leap of faith at the 25-meter Tarzan jump and soar through the trees like the action hero himself.

10% off Aventura Parks Tickets with Kidzapp! 

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Mushrif National Park, Mirdif
Working Hours:
Wed-Sun 17:00 to 00:00, Mon/Tue CLOSED
General Admission:
Adult above 1.6m and 16yrs+ : AED 175.5
Adult 1.25m to 1.59m tall : AED 166.5
Child 1.15m to 1.40m : AED 134.1

Drift Trike Experience at Drift Zone

Vroom Vroom! Get ready for the ultimate adrenaline rush at Drift Zone's awesome Drift Trike Experience. Get out of your comfort zone and take your family out for an out of the box family day out! Enjoy the thrill of drifting your trike alongside your kiddos in a Tokyo Drift Style. 

More than 50% off Drift Trike Sessions!

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Working Hours:
Mon-Sat 16:00 to 00:00
Drift Trike - Individuals:
10min Session : AED 40
15min Session : AED 50
Drift Trike - Families (7 persons):
30min Session : AED 700

Dubai Hills Park

Your kids will grant you the “Parent of the Year” title once you take them to the EPIC Dubai Hills Park, an awesome venue within a green oasis, featuring three fantastic attractions: Splash Pad, Skate Park and an Ice Rink! 

Head over to Dubai's coolest aqua attraction - the Splash Pad, hang out at the amazing Skate Park or skate and glide at the fabulous Skate Park  - the world is your oyster! 

Over 30% off your Entry Fee with Kidzapp! 

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Dubai Hills Estate, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Working Hours:
Daily 10:00 to 19:00
Splash Pad:
Child - Entry + Popcorn : AED 40
Adult - Entry : AED 40
Skate Park:
Entry + Popcorn : AED 35
Splash Pad + Skate Park Package:
Entry + Popcorn: AED 60

VR Park

Enjoy a mind-blowing experience at VR Park - where the lines between perception and reality are totally blurred! Featuring lots of awesome immersive rides, journeys and interactive games to suit every member of the family, this fantastic theme park will guarantee the coolest family day out! 

Set across two levels, VR Park offers attractions to suit all ages and interests, including adrenalin, horror, tranquility and more; including multi-player experiences, allowing you to interact with one another and live the experience with your family. 

Up to 30% off your Pay & Play Packages with Kidzapp!

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Dubai Mall, Downtown
Working Hours:
Mon-Thu 10:00 to 00:00, Fri-Sun until 01:00
Package 1 - AED 200 : AED 149
Package 2 - AED 300 : AED 209

IMG Worlds of Adventure

Are your kids fans of the famous Spiderman or are they more of a Hulk kind-of people? Bring them to IMG Worlds of Adventure and enjoy six awesome Adventure Zones offering over 20 rollercoasters and attractions.

Head to Marvel for a chance to experience the thrill of your favourite superheroes, brave it into the Lost Valley to encounter prehistoric dinosaurs, and take a stroll down IMG Boulevard if you're in the mood for fun arcade games or a bite to eat.

Get AED 160 Cashback on your tickets!

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E311, Shk Mohammed Bin Zayed Road
Working Hours:
Sun-Sat 12:00 to 22:00
Unlimited Rides Pass:
Adult aged 7yrs+ : AED 335
Child above 1.05m : AED 335
IMG Meal Voucher Only:
Adult aged 7yrs+ : AED 65
Child above 1.05m : AED 65
Spice Valley Buffet at IMG:
Adult aged 7yrs+ : AED 95
Child above 1.05m : AED 95
Child under 1.05m : FREE

Circuit X in Abu Dhabi

Calling out all thrill seekers and adventurers of all ages! Circuit X is offering you the ultimate exciting destination - from exciting splash & climb activities, daring bike trails and skateboard ramps, to gravity defying adventures, Splash, BMX, and Skate & Ropes Parks. A perfect mix for a seaside action-packed, family fun-filled day!

Up to 20% OFF activity tickets + Purchase any ticket and get a Zipline Voucher for FREE (use it same day or in the future)! 

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Hudayriat Island
Working Hours:
Mon-Fri 14:00 to 22:00, Sat-Sun 9:00 to 23:00
Skate Park + 1 FREE Zipline Voucher:
1 Hour Package : AED 56
BMX + 1 FREE Zipline Voucher:
30 minutes : AED 40
1 hour : AED 64
Splash, Climb & Pool + 1 FREE Zipline Voucher:
Per person : AED 58.5
Ropes Rush Package + 1 FREE Zipline Voucher:
Per person : AED 72
Ropes Extreme + 1 FREE Zipline Voucher:
Per person : AED 88

Dare Adventure Park

Have you brought your kids to DARE Park yet? You're absolutely missing out if you have not - it is truly the ultimate indoor adventure park! Your kiddos will have the time of their life in this 1855 sq ft park where they can run, play, jump and explore. They will also have some pretty cool footage of themselves to show-off on their social media, since their pictures and videos will be captured at each attraction! 

Expect a totally unforgettable experience, where the traditional indoor entertainment is transformed creating a unique gamified experience. From gamified climbing walls and interactive assault courses to air mat football fields and the super keeper simulation game - some of the world‘s best-loved adventures and activities are getting a cool gamification twist at DARE! Every DARE facility is also equipped with interactive technology-based elements, the app and website creates a community, whereby customers can log in, and compare their scores and achievements to their peers, thus making the whole experience much more exciting and competitive.

Up to 20% OFF your Play Fees!

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Lower Ground, The Fountains, Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi
Working Hours:
Daily 12:00 to 21:00
1 Hour : AED 81
2 Hours : AED 112

OCR Park

What's more fun than a family challenge? Offering an exceptional outdoor obstacle course facility, OCR Park will bring you an unforgettable family day! By merging obstacle course racing with fitness, the park has created a new and exciting form of sport, welcoming all levels of athletes. 

The park hosts both an adult and kids’ course, so fun is guaranteed for everyone in the family. 

Book on Kidzapp and get 15% OFF your Day Passes and Memberships! 

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OCR Park, Al Hudayriyat Leisure and Entertainment District, Abu Dhabi
Working Hours:
Mon-Fri 15:00 to 22:00, Sat-Sun 6:00 to 00:00
Weekday Pass:
Kids Weekday Pass : AED 42.5
Adult Weekday Pass : AED 85
Weekend Pass:
Kids Weekend Pass : AED 63.75
Adult Weekend Pass : AED 127.5

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