20 Fun Ways to Have Family Days Out in Dubai

As you all knows that Dubai is full of fun for everyone of all ages. However, generally its been consider that Dubai is a very expensive city and to have fun in Dubai, You need to have load of money in your Bank Account. Up to some extent this is true but Compare to salary packages offered by companies in Dubai having fun family days out is quite affordable. Being a heaven for outdoor activities there are plenty of options available to have fun with your family in Dubai. Here we are going to mention 10 fun ways to have family days out in Dubai.

10 Ways to Have Family Days Out in Dubai

1. A Family Days Out at Atlantis Palm Dubai
Atlantis Palm Dubai is a full option hotel that guarantees satisfaction for your whole family. Mothers can spend the day at the spa and fathers can play sports, while children can enjoy a day filled with water adventure starting with the Aquaventure Waterpark. Children can also choose from five unique activities interacting with dolphins that will surely be an unforgettable family days out experience at the Dolphin Bay.

2. Wild Wadi Waterpark
Wild Wadi waterpark located along Jumaira beach, it is one of the famous outdoor waterparks in the UAE. From water roller coaster rides to inter-connecting slides and their latest addition adventurous rides the Tantrum alley and Burj Surj.

3. Go Karting at Dubai Autodrome
Many say Karting is the first step in a racing drivers career to the top. Take your children for an awesome family days out to the Dubai Autodrome to experience driving in a safe environment where the Kartdrome offers special karts and karting sessions for children from age 7 to 12 indoors.

4. Ski Dubai
Shopping at the Emirates Mall while your children can ski and build snowmen at the Ski Dubai. It is the world’s largest indoor snow park with exciting rides. There is a ski school for those who want to learn the basics of skiing or snowboarding with qualified instructors. This is my favorite family days out activity in the list.

5. IceLand Water Park
IceLand water park combines both water and ice, with the world’s largest man-made water fall, and a penguin bay a 6,000 square meters rain dance pool. Polar Mountains World is the largest assortment of 27 water slides emerging from seven towers and Arctic Waves with the largest wave pool, encompassed in a 3,600 square meters area.

6. A Full Day at Dubai Mall
Get a chance to watch a movie in Dubai Mall while your children are just across the hall from you having the time of their life at Kidzania. This indoors theme park gives your child an educational and fun time role playing and mimicking adult activities and jobs in a fun and exciting way. Your child can practice his future job now, enacting a firefighter, a doctor, pilot, chef and any other passion. Simple Shopping trip also can be a fun family days out activity.

7. Ferrari World
Take a road trip for less than two hours to Yas Island to visit Ferrari World — the world’s largest indoor theme park. There are tens of things to do with your children from roller coasters, racing simulators, classic cars and all things Ferrari, including kid-friendly activities that can be really enjoyable family days out for the entire family.

8. Visit Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary
Bring the family to Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary where you can discover hundreds of magnificent birds, including plenty of pink flamingos. It’s best to visit in the morning between 9:00am – 9:30am, as during this time, you have a better chance to see them feeding. Entry to Ras Al Khor’s flamingo hide is free. Open Saturday-Thursday from 9am – 4pm.

9. Observe Light and Sound Show at Wafi Mall
Egyptian themed Wafi Mall puts on a spectacular light and sound show every evening. Take the kids and watch their facial expressions light up when they see the pyramid shaped building come to life with lights projected across it, accompanied to music, creating a unique performance. Simply an awesome relaxed family days out activity.

10. Dubai Miracle Garden
For so many reasons Dubai Miracle Garden can be your best choice for a family days out. You are bound to be captivated by the presentation of 45,000,000 colorful flowers in spectacular shapes and sizes. The garden is currently undergoing a new development phase that is set to open in October, with new facilities including a kids play area. Kids under three free. Dhs20 for three plus.

11. Take a Walk Around Safa Park
If the little monsters are driving you up the wall, why not bring them to Safa Park to burn off some excess energy. With a specially designed running circuit around its outer edge. After a couple of laps of the 3.5km track, you won’t have any trouble getting hyperactive kids to go to bed at night. Safa Park remains Open 24 hours.

12. Tee and Putt
You should take them to Tee and Putt. It’s a fun place for a family days out. They have a mini golf course with a completely different concept. It is made with neon colors and all. The kids will have a blast and so will you.

13. iFly Dubai
Allow your children the chance to experience the rush of free falling at the iFly Dubai and enjoy the excitement of skydiving in the region’s only indoor skydiving center. This adventure is safe for children ages five and above. And can also be very exciting family days out activity.

14. Trip to Al-Ain Zoo
Give your child a chance to appreciate an amazing array of animals such as the Arabian Oryx, giraffes and white lions at Al-Ain Zoo at Al-Ain — approximately a 2 hour drive from Dubai. Pretty cool weekend family days out activity.

15. Children City
Children’s City is consists of more than 80,000sqft at Dubai Creek Park at Bur Dubai. It has large educational area with attractions for kids from age 2 to 15 year olds. Children’s city can be an amazing place for your kid where they can enjoy activities on nature, space, science, culture, human body and most interestingly flight simulators. Best educational family days out place in Dubai.

16. Dubai Museum
Dubai Museum is located at Al Fahidi Fort which was built in 1787 and is known as the oldest building in Dubai. Basic concept of Dubai Museum is to show the traditional lifestyle of locals. Dubai Museum also includes antiquities and artifacts that used to be traded with African and Asian countries in old days. It is becoming major tourist attraction as more than 80,000 tourists visited in 2008 and every year number is increasing tremendously. A visit to museum is always a best family days out activity.

17. Wonderland and Splashland
There is another theme park where you can take your kids is Wonderland. This is a combination of an amusement park with water slides and rides of almost all kinds called Splashland. Wonderland and Splashland is located at the Al Gharhoud on Bur Dubai. With all kind of kids stuff it also has many fast food restaurants of almost all kind varieties. Food is amazing here.

18. Dubai Zoo
Dubai Zoo is consists of 3.7acres area and was built in 1967. Dubai zoo is the oldest zoo in middle east and used to be considered as Dubai landmark in late 60s as it indicated the “town’s end”. Dubai Zoo houses approximately 230 animal species and attracts large number of visitors every year. In 2008 the number of visitors was 336,346. However, Dubai authorities are planning new and more advanced Zoo and will be open very soon.

19. Spend Evening in Parks
I think parks are the most awesome and healthy place for kids. Parks are the most safe places for the kids to do outdoor activities. Here are some famous parks.

  • Burj Park
  • Bay Avenue Park
  • Jumeirah Lakes Towers Park
  • Al Barsha Pond Park
  • Safa Park

20. Watch Dubai Fountains Water Show
Take the kiddies to watch a dazzling display of water action at the world’s largest dancing fountain. It’s absolutely Free. So if you are looking for a free family days out activity, Dubai Fountains are best for both kids and elders as well. Afternoon shows at 1pm and 1.30pm. Evening shows Sun-Wed 6pm-11pm, Thurs-Sat 6pm-11.30pm.

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