The weather’s great, we’re tired of spending time indoors, so there’re only one thing left to do: go out, take a walk, and bask in nature. Abu Dhabi has got its fair share of gorgeous waterfronts, nature preserves, and parks -and what do all of these destinations have in common? Promenades and paths for you…Read More
Not only is The Palm Jumeirah an architectural marvel that is amazing in of itself, but there is actually heaps of things you can do on The Palm with your kids that are super fun. So if you and the family want to dive into some thrilling water sports, explore the mysteries of the underwater world or up for some fantastic indoor play, here are some fun reasons to head to The Palm this weekend!
Enter a unique play zone that allows your kiddies to get as creative as they like with endless LEGO building blocks. Join in on workshops for any age, get girly in the LEGO Friends zone, and enjoy plenty of famous LEGO collections such as Disney and Star Wars.
Need to run some errands or just want a little me-time? Your kids (from 3yrs+) can stay and play with Bricobilandia’s experienced staff.
The Duplo area for toddlers (1.5yrs to 3yrs) is currently unavailable.
2. Stand Up Paddle Boarding
Spend a gorgeous day out paddle boarding with your littles on the azure waters by The Palm. No previous experience is needed.
For that extra wow factor, head there for early mornings or sunset time where the weather is great and the waters calm.
Oh and bonus? You and your family get access to a private beach for free!
For younger kids, it’s advised they wear a life vest for safety.
(A booking of minimum for 2hrs per paddle board is required)
Email [email protected] to book your spot!
3. Mini Chef Sushi Making
Get your little chefs busy with a cooking class (in collaboration with Salmontini Sushi Bar) where they’ll get to make sushi from scratch, make their own wasabi, learn about platter presentation and make maki and sushi cupcakes.
Your boys and girls can also join a Mini Chef’s class where they’ll learn how to make some Italian dishes.
4. The Lost Chambers Aquarium
An otherworldly experience for your whole family, this underwater aquarium has 10 chambers of wildlife and over 20 exhibits to explore. Sharks, stingray, piranhas, and seahorses are just some of the creatures you’ll come face-to-face within this underwater world designed around the Lost City of Atlantis.
5. Palm Jumeirah Boardwalk
Take in the beautiful views of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai’s skyline with your family at the 11km-long Palm Jumeirah Boardwalk. Head out in the early hours of the day or during sunset to enjoy lower temperatures.
It’s also a perfect place for your kiddies to blow off some steam on their bikes and scooters!
6. Family Day Pass at RIVA Beach Club
Spend a lovely day under the sun over at RIVA Beach Club where you and your kiddies will get to enjoy stunning views of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai skyline, temperature-controlled pools (one specially for the little ones) along with a 300m private beach.
The family pass also gets you 30% off Food & Beverages plus 25% off Water Sports.
Blend grown-up time and fun family activities through Wavehouse’s perfect combination of live music, gaming, bowling and great food. The venue, located in Avenues, overlooks a state-of-the-art wave machine, allowing you to feel the rush of surfing from day to night.
Challenge each other to a game of bowling, or dive into over 50 games at LEVELS arcades. Visit the Wavehouse restaurant throughout your day for a snack, a hearty lunch or a healthy dinner. The rustic-beach-bar-meets-industrial-gastropub gives all your family members their own taste of fun through the clever combination of distinctly different spaces throughout the venue, catering to children, teens and adults.
The soft play area is temporarily closed.
8. Cheeky Monkeys The Pointe
Your kids can have a blast as they learn through play at Cheeky Monkeys The Pointe dedicated to endless fun. The award-winning soft-play area is home to up to a 5-level play structure with slides, trampolines & climbers, and ball pits for toddlers.
Enjoy bonding with your little ones as you create endless artistic projects in their fully stocked arts and crafts garden, or watch them explore the life-size Monkey Clubhouse, and get pampered at the Kids Salon.
The venue is operating at limited capacity – CALL AHEAD BEFORE BOOKING to confirm availability on your preferred date.
Kids under 2 are currently not allowed entry.
Reopened branches in Al Barsha, Downtown Dubai, J3 Mall, The Pointe, JBR and Arabian Ranches.
Spend a fun day of play with your little ones at this vivacious indoor entertainment venue that offers excitement for everyone in your family, both young and old!
Choose from a variety of rides and attractions, like the Family Swing, XD Dark Ride, Bumper Cars and the soft play area. It also includes an interactive climbing wall, an F1 simulator, bumper cars and a trampoline and a foam pit with a soft play area, which includes slides, a ball pool and ball games.
Prices are based on a pay-per-ride basis
Don’t miss their special offer on Sundays through Tuesdays where you can enjoy unlimited rides, entry to soft play area and trampoline at only AED 49 per person.
10. Aquaventure Waterpark
Aquaventure Waterpark promises a world of excitement to make you feel different in water in more ways than one. Get your pulse racing on 30 slides and attractions, laugh your way down Dubai’s longest Lazy River, and relax on 500m of private beach.
Thrill-seekers can scream down world-record-breaking waterslides, young families will enjoy the safety of Splashers Island, and animal lovers can get up close with dolphins, sea lions, sharks and stingrays.
11. The Pointe
Take your family out to The Pointe (set at the tip of Palm Jumeirah) home to a 1.5 km promenade with 70 restaurants, cafes and ice cream shops where you can sit down for something to munch. You and your kids can also enjoy open-air facilities and a beach that closes at sunset.
12. Hero Dubai
Experience what it’s like to captain your own boat on a thrilling adventure along Dubai’s iconic coastline on a HERO boat. On this super safe tour, you’ll be viewing the world famous Burj al Arab, The Palm Jumeirah Island and Atlantis Resort just to name a few.
You do not need a boat license to drive these boats, which are designed to be safe and sturdy.
The boat fits up to 2 people and the tour is about 90 minutes long
Departure and return point is at the Fishing Harbour in Umm Suqeim 3
Something to look forward to
13. The View At The Palm Jumeirah Dubai
Take your sightseeing in Dubai to new heights at this new public observation deck towering 240 metres above Palm Jumeirah, on the 52nd floor of The Palm Tower.
The View At The Palm will be the only place in Dubai where you and your family can enjoy amazing views of Palm Jumeirah, the Arabian Gulf and the Dubai skyline – all at once.
Your journey to the top will start at the roof plaza of Nakheel Mall where you can check out an interactive and edu-taining museum and gallery dedicated to the making of Palm Jumeirah.
You then step into an elevator, complete with a floor-to-ceiling digital sea, sand and sky experience, which will take you and your littles on a 3-minute ascent to the observatory at the top of The Palm Tower.
Once you’re at the top, you and your family can marvel at the island beneath and enjoy gorgeous 360-degree views of Dubai.
Plus, there is even more fantastic news for the thrill-seekers as The View At The Palm is set to launch the longest zip line ride in Dubai which will give you the opportunity to fly over Palm Jumeirah and experience views like no other.
If you’re looking for some refreshments, you can pop by the soon-to-open The View café (found on the roof plaza of Nakheel Mall), and don’t forget to grab your memorabilia at the gift shop.