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Must-Try Outdoor Fun For The Family In Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah

October 10, 2022 Posted by: Kidzapp Team Kids Activities

Mornings are getting slightly misty and the air is feeling cooler, and that only means one thing: the heat is finally subsiding! With that comes the urge to spend as much time outdoors, away from the air-conditioner chasing the fresh breezy air. To celebrate the drop in temperatures, we've got a list of must-try outdoor activities that you and your family can enjoy. From an authentic safari experience in Dubai, to a serene island in Sharjah and a seaside adventure park in Abu Dhabi, you will have plenty of options to try out.

Spend the day amongst the flowers

There is no better outdoor setting to indulge in than a garden with 70 flower varieties and around 100 million blooming flowers. And that is exactly what Dubai Miracle Garden offers! 

Enjoy stunning and intricate floral arrangements all over the venue, including one in the shape of an Airbus 380 that has earned the title of largest floral arrangement by the Guinness Book of World Records. Dubai Miracle Garden is surely a place that will leave you and your entire family in awe and coming back for more. 

What's more, after your visit, you can head to the nearby Butterfly Garden to witness over 6000 butterflies from over 26 different varieties. So you're in for an exciting day out filled with so much beauty!

Book with Kidzapp and save on your Dubai Miracle Garden tickets and earn Cashback. 

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Dubai Miracle Garden, Barsha South
Working Hours:
Mon-Fri 9:00 to 21:00, Sat-Sun until 23:00
Adult : AED 69
Child 3-12yrs : AED 60
Under 3s : FREE
People of Determination : FREE

Have a family adventure at the waterpark

Spend an adventurous family day outdoors at Aqua Parks Leisure, the first fresh water swimming pool waterpark in Dubai

People of all ages will have a blast and enjoy this awesome place, from a three year old all the up to a grandparent! There are over 21 exciting activities to experience, including monkey bars, frog jumps and much more. 

Book with Kidzapp and get over 15% OFF Entry Tickets, valid daily. Or you can enjoy a Buy 1 Get 1 Hour FREE on weekdays!

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Kite Beach, Umm Suqqueim 2, Dubai
Working Hours:
Daily 08:30 to sunset
Buy 1 Get 1 Hour FREE (Mon-Fri only)
1 Hour + 1 Hour FREE : AED 60
General Entry
1 Hour : AED 50
Private Event
1hr Weekday Event + 1 FREE Hour : AED 2400
1hr Weekend Event + FREE 30min : AED 2400

Experience life on the edge at an adventure park

Experience life on the edge and some major adrenaline rush at Aventura Nature Adventure Park. Located within Ghaf forest and boasting over 80 challenges and thrilling zip-lines spread across five levels, this adventure-filled venue is sure to set your hearts racing! 

There is so much to be experienced here with attractions such as Leap of Faith, Cat Walk, Jacob's Ladder and so many more challenges. For the little kiddos aged four to eight, there is the Discovery Circuit, which has a variety of friendly activities such as swinging games and age-appropriate adventures. 

Book through Kidzapp and enjoy 10% OFF your tickets!  

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Mushrif National Park, Mirdif
Working Hours:
Wed-Sun 17:00 to 00:00, Mon/Tue CLOSED
General Entry from AED 134.1

Enjoy an authentic safari experience in the heart of Dubai

Go on a wild adventure and discover an authentic safari experience right in the heart of Mirdif at the Dubai Safari Park! There are over 2,500 animals from all corners of the planet residing in ‘villages’ throughout the Park where they are grouped according to geographical themes. Dubai Safari Park also boasts the only drive-thru tiger and hippo exhibit in the UAE and the world's first ever drive-thru crocodile exhibit

There's also some interactive activities for the little ones with activities such as Giraffe Feeding, Kids Farm and Grand Aviary. There are also daily fun shows where the kiddos can witness the animals performing impressive tricks. Most importantly, Dubai Safari Park ensures that each and every one of its precious residents is treated ethically

Book with Kidzapp and save on your General Admission Dubai Safari Park tickets

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Ras Al Khor Rd
Working Hours:
Daily 9:00 to 17:00
Adult 13yrs+ : AED 49.5
Child 3-12yrs : AED 21
Child under 3yrs : FREE
People of Determination : FREE

Splash and slide away

Let your kiddos splash their hearts out while you enjoy a delicious meal and refreshing juice at Splash N Party Dubai. 

This cozy and safe gated compound has plenty of aquatic waterslides, pools and even an exciting zip-line. So there is so much to keep the kiddos busy and entertained in the glorious weather! 

Purchase a Day Pass with Kidzapp from just AED 99!

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Al Safa 2, Jumeirah
Working Hours:
Sun-Wed 9:00 to 20:00, Thu-Sat until 21:00
Day Pass from AED 99

Have an adventure at an outdoor playground

Take your family for plenty of fun and some fresh air at Al Barari Outdoor Playground.

The Playground has various fun games and equipment to keep your kiddos active and entertained. It features activities such as a zip-line, various climbing balancing units, water play areas, a unique ‘Erikson’ play ship, a standing see-saw and much more! There are also plenty of nearby eateries where you can enjoy a delicious meal. 

Get 20% OFF your Entry Tickets with Kidzapp! 

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Al Barari
Working Hours:
Tue-Thu 10:00 to 20:00, Fri-Sun from 08:00, Mon CLOSED
General Entry (TUE-THU)
Adult : AED 20
Child above 90cm : AED 20
Child under 90cm : FREE
General Entry (FRI-SUN)
Adult : AED 28
Child above 90cm : AED 28
Child under 90cm : FREE

Skate and splash at an exciting outdoor venue

Dubai Hills Park is the perfect spot for an adventurous, exciting and fun family day out

The venue is set within a green oasis and features three awesome attractions: Skate Park, Splash Pad and an Ice Rink. So there's so much that can be done: kids can splash away at the Splash Pad while parents can wind down at the beach, those looking for a thrill can head to the Skate Park for a thrill and watch the pros perform, and finally you can skate away at the ice rink while enjoying an incredible view of Dubai Hills Park. 

Get over 30% OFF your Entry Tickets 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 + Popc : AED 40
Adult - Entry + Popc : AED 40
Skate Park
Entry + Popcorn : AED 35
Splash Pad + Skate Park Package
Entry + Popcorn : AED 60

A thrilling seaside adventure

Spend an family day out by the seaside filled with thrilling and exciting activities at Circuit X in Abu Dhabi. 

Circuit X has something for thrill seekers of all ages with their four parks: Splash Park, Skate Park, BMX Park, Splash Park and Ropes and Zip-Line Park. So there's something for everyone, like the Splash Park for kiddos as young as one and like the exhilarating, gravity defying activities for adrenaline junkies at the Ropes Park! 

Book with Kidzapp and get up to 20% OFF activity tickets and purchase any tickets and get a Zip-Line Voucher for FREE

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Hudayriat Island
Working Hours:
Mon-Fri 14:00 to 22:00, Sat-Sun 9:00 to 23:00
Activity Tickets from AED 40

Explore the mangroves on a kayak

Go on a unique adventure with the kids aboard a kayak and enjoy a 2-hour tour inside the mangroves!

There will be a guide who will take your through the channels to see precious wildlife and learn all about the mangroves. It's truly an exceptional family activity that is perfect for when the weather starts to cool down!

Get 10% OFF your guided kayaking tour with Kidzapp!  

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Eastern Mangroves, Anantara Hotel
Working Hours:
Daily 05:30, 07:30, 16:30 & 17:30
Adult : AED 151.2
Child : AED 132.3

Enjoy a serene island

Take your family to Al Noor Island in Sharjah for a great day filled with recreation, art, education and entertainment

There's plenty to do at this beautiful island: from running after butterflies to playing in the playground or simply just taking in the beautiful and serene landscape. You'll also find some beautiful bespoke art installations and sculptures, Noor Cafe for delicious healthy snacks and refreshments and an awesome Butterfly House

Get 15% OFF your Entry Tickets with Kidzapp! 

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Al Noor Island
Working Hours:
Sat-Wed 9:00 to 23:00, Thu-Fri until 00:00
Adult : AED 50
Self-Guided Tour WITH Butterfly House Access
Adult : AED 42.5
Child : AED 25.5
Self-Guided Tour WITHOUT Butterfly House Access
Adult: AED 29.75
Child : AED 17

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