This list of parks and recreational activities are great for kids and the whole family!
Stargate Theme Park Dubai (Indoor Park)Features: An Indoor educational and entertainment theme park in Zabeel Park.
Entry is free.
Location: Zabeel Park Gate 4, entry off Shk Rashid Rd or Al Adidi Road
Hours: Saturday-Wednesday (10 a.m.-10 p.m.) and Thursday-Friday (10a.m.-midnight)
Zabeel Park Dubai
Features: The main features include a 45-metre high Panoramic Tower, Technology Zone,Sports Area, Barcode Garden,Energy Zone, Space Maze,restaurant, and skate park.
Fees/Dhs: 5 per person.
Location: Is situated on both sides of the Sheikh Zayed highway heading towards Zabeel, NE
Hours: Sun/Wed 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.,Thurs/Sat 8 a.m. -11:30 p.m.
Ski Dubai (Indoor Ski Park)(Ski Dubai)
Features: It is the first indoor ski resort in the Middle East, snow school, snowboarding, apres ski, snow park
Fees Dhs-90 Adult &-80 child.
Location: Mall of the Emirates, Shk Zayed Rd, 4th Interchange
Hours: Sun/Wed 10 a.m.-11 p.m.-Thurs/Sat: 9 a.m.-12 midnight
Dubai Aquarium & Discovery Centre
Features: Aquarium Tunnel, Discovery Center (Rainforest,rocky shore, living ocean)shark Dives
Location: Dubai Mall Dubai Aquarium
Hours: Daily 10 a.m.-12 midnight
Features: It is the first fully air conditioned indoor Dolphinarium in the Middle East and it is provide solid family entertainment,education and live Dolphins & Seals shows, other marine life and activities.Fees: Dhs-100 per Adult & 50 Per ChildLocation: At Dubai Creek Park, next to Gate 1
Hours: (Mon/Wed/Thurs/Fri)Shows : 11 a.m.,5 p.m.,8 p.m., (Tues/Sat) Shows : 11 a.m., 5 p.m. (Closed on Sunday)
The Lost Chamber (Aquarium Park)
Features: The Lost Chambers, the maze of underwater halls and tunnels under the Ambassador Lagoon.Fees: Dhs- 100 Per Adult & 50 Per ChildLocation: Atlantis the Palm
Hours: Open Daily 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Jumeirah Beach Park
Features: Full beach facilities with round-the-clock lifeguard service, desert garden, children’s playground, barbecue areas, Sports Facilities area, and a helipad.
Entrance Fee: Dhs 20 per Car, 5 Dhs per person.
Location: Located on Jumeirah Beach Road
Hours: Daily 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m., On Fri from 8 a.m. -11 p.m. (Monday For Ladies & Children only)
Aquaventure Water Park
Entry Fees: Dhs200 per Adults-Dhs165 below 1.1 per child, Fees on Thursday at 8pm with the Show(booking/walking):Fees Dhs 175 Adult/100 Kids.Location: Atlantis the Palm Jumeirah
Hours: Daily 10 a.m. till Sunset, except Thursday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., re-open from 8 p.m. – 12 midnight with the dolphin show and fireworks.
Wonderland & Water Park
Features: This theme park is divided into 3 areas: Main Street,Theme Park & Fujifilm Splashland.
Location: Bur Dubai, Near Al Gharhoud, between Al Boom Tourist Village & Dubai Creek Park
Hours: Daily Splash Land & Water Park 10 a.m.-10 p.m. , Theme Park 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Wednesday is for Ladies.
Features: It is a small zoo featuring a variety of birds, reptiles, and mammals including endemic Arabian species and exotic ones like the endangered royal Bengal tiger, and the beautiful axis deer and other animals.Fees Dhs: 2 Dhs for both Adult/ChildLocation: Located in Bur Dubai, on Jumeirah Beach Road Tel: 349-6444
Hours: Daily 10 a.m.-5:00 p.m. -Closed Tuesday.
Features: The park is designed in a modern style, combining both architectural and natural designs, recreational facilities, Cable Car, Restaurants etc.Fees Dhs: 5 Per Adult/childLocation: Located in Bur Dubai, between Al Maktoum and Al Gharoud Bridge
Hours: Daily: 8 a.m.-12 midnight, Fri & Sat: 2 p.m.-8:30 p.m.