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Where To Go Cool Down This Summer

July 11, 2023 Posted by: Kidzapp Team Kids Activities

Summer means rising temperatures and strong sun rays and basking in the glory of it all. But in the UAE, it also means seeking refuge from the extreme weather by either spending your day indoors with the luxury of an AC or splashing around and playing in the water to stay cool. So we've rounded up for you places where you can do exactly that! From splash pads to indoor sub zero snow parks, you'll find great options to keep you perfectly cool, calm and collected!

Ultimate splash park

Your little ones will love you for taking them to Splash N Party - the ultimate place to cool off whilst having a blast! 

This place has it all - from aquatic waterslides and pools to a thrilling zip line. Tiny tots will absolutely love the splash pads, and to keep you all refreshed, there's a restaurant and juice bar on site, ready to serve you. Oh and did we mention that kids under 12 months enter for FREE?!

Book with Kidzapp and to get up to 20% OFF your Entry Passes! 

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Al Safa 2, Jumeirah
Working Hours:
Mon-Thu 09:00 to 20:00, Fri-Sun until 21:00
Entry from : AED 40

Chill with penguins at sub zero temperatures

This one is pretty self-explanatory, but of the best places to literally cool off in Dubai is…*drum roll*… Ski Dubai! 

Disconnect for the reality of summer and transport yourself to the Swiss Alps at Ski Dubai, which is the first indoor ski resort in the Middle East. You and your kids can do so many snow-related activities, from skiing, to snowboarding and even bobsledding. And if you're looking to enhance or learn a new skill then you can actually take up ski and snowboarding lessons. And that's not it, at Ski Dubai, you and your family can meet and play with the undisputed kings of ice: penguins!

Book your tickets now easily on Kidzapp and earn up to AED 50 Cashback

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MOE, Al Barsha 1
Working Hours:
Mon-Fri 10:00 to 01:00, Sat-Sun from 09:00
Entry Pass from : AED 263

A splashin' family day out

Have a splashin' family day out at the Splash Pad at Dubai Hills Park and cool off in the most exciting way possible!

The Splash Pad is shaded and sheltered away from the sun, making it even easier for the little ones to cool off and splash around endlessly. You'll find so many awesome features like a huge bucket that keeps dumping water on your little splashers and lots of aquatic slides. Parents can chill on the sandy shore of the artificial beach where they can totally relax and unwind as the little ones are busy splashing away. 

Book with Kidzapp and get over 30% OFF your Splash Pad Entry! 

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Dubai Hills Estate, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Working Hours:
Daily 10:00 to 19:00
Children under 2y : FREE
Child - Entry + Popcorn : AED 40
Adult - Entry + Popcorn : AED 40

Skate your sweat away

Venture to Dubai Ice Rink and have fun skating around while also keeping cool and sheltering away from the heat. 

You and your little ones can join a public session if you're just after some casual, fun skating - or you can join a freestyle session if you're a more seasoned skater and looking to practice your skills. And to make things ever cooler, quite literally, you can book a special snowfall session, where snowy shite flakes fall gently around you as you skate around. Sounds ideal, no? 

Book through Kidzapp to get 10% OFF your 1.5 hours skating fee! 

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The Dubai Mall, Ground Floor
Working Hours:
Mon-Thu 10:00 to 22:00, Fri-Sun until 00:00
Skating from : AED 99

Endless fun at a waterpark

Head to Kite Beach to make your way to Dubai's first fresh water swimming pool waterpark: Aqua Parks Leisure. 

Your entire family, young and old, will have the best time ever taking on over 21 different activities that will keep you entertained, and of course cool. You will find activities such as frog jumps, monkeys bars and more fun-tastic features to keep you giggling for hours!

Book with Kidzapp and get an awesome Buy 1 Get 1 Hour FREE offer!

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Kite Beach, Umm Suqqueim 2, Dubai
Working Hours:
Daily 08:30 to sunset
1 Hour + 1 Hour FREE : AED 70
1 Hour : AED 60

An outdoor children's haven

Your kids are sure to love keeping cool at Al Barari's Outdoor Playground.

Featuring exciting games and equipment, there's lots to keep the little ones happy and entertained. But the star of it all? Well then that's definitely the water play area, which features a Splash Pad that is temperature controlled to 28 degrees during the summer. So don't think twice and head there this summer to keep the kiddos happy in the heat! 

Book through Kidzapp to get 20% OFF Entry Tickets!

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Al Barari
Working Hours:
Tue-Thu 10:00 to 20:00, Fri-Sun from 08:00, Mon CLOSED
Entry from : AED 28

Chill at an ice lounge

Enter the Middle East's first sub zero lounge to literally chill out at Chillout Ice Lounge! 

At Chillout Ice Lounge, you and your little ones will be able to enjoy some tasty refreshments while sitting on seats carved out of ice. You'll be surrounded by stunning ice sculptures and illuminated interiors, all at a temperature of minus six degrees. Doesn't get an cooler than this! 

Book through Kidzapp and get up to 50% OFF Entry Tickets! 

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Times Square Center
Working Hours:
Daily 10:00 to 22:00
Entry from : AED 20

Spend the day at an indoor aqua park

Splash island is the best of both worlds, as you get to splash around and enjoy water activities, while also being completely indoors and away from the sun

This temperature controlled indoor aqua park features eight slide beams, a forest, waterfall buckets and lots more awesome features that your boys and girls will absolutely love. It's really the perfect spot for some family splashing fun, all year round! 

Book with Kidzapp and get an fantastic 40% OFF your Entry Tickets! 

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13b St, Al Quoz 3
Working Hours:
Mon-Fri 10:00 to 20:30, Sat-Sun until 19:30
Adult : AED 57
Child (5yrs+) : AED 57
Child under 5yrs + 1 Adult : AED 57

Slide around an inflatable water park

Go on an exciting family adventure at the best inflatable water park game in Abu Dhabi: Aqua Park Marsana. 

You and the little ones will be able to cool off in the water as you jump, slide, glide, roll, flip and flop all over the place and have the time of your lives. Everyone will be sure to enjoy it as you race down the inflatables and challenge each other! 

Book through Kidzapp to get up to 25% OFF Full Day Access!

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Al Hudayriat Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Working Hours:
Daily 9:00 to 18:30
Adult (10yrs+) : AED 95
Child (5-9yrs) : AED 70

An exciting splash park

Head to Abu Dhabi's Circuit X for a thrilling family adventure and keep cool while you're at it! 

You'll find an exciting Splash Park at Circuit X, which is suitable for little ones as young as one and features a splash pad and a pool area. So it's the perfect spot for your entire family to cool off, play and splash around for hours together! 

Book through Kidzapp and get up to 20% OFF activity tickets plus get a Zipline Voucher for FREE with the purchase of any ticket! 

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

Endless fun at a snow park

Head to Abu Dhabi's Reem Mall and enter one of the world's largest snow parks: Snow Abu Dhabi, where you will be kept perfectly cool at a temperature of minus two degrees celsius

Featuring 12 rides and 17 attractions across 10,000 square-feet of icy fun, Snow Abu Dhabi is the perfect place to keep cool all day long. You and the kids will be spoilt for choice with all the various exciting rides, such as Crystal Carousel, or the Snowflake Garden. You will also love the Blizzard's Bazar, where can purchase awesome souvenirs to remind you of your visit. There are also lots of delicious dining options, so you can enjoy a delicious meal while keeping perfectly cool! 

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Reem Mall- Abu Dhabi
Working Hours:
Sun-Thu 10:00 to 22:00, Fri-Sat until 00:00

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