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Here are some of the best things you can do in Dubai!

Looking for a weekend getaway with your family? Then you must visit the beautiful city of Dubai.

The vibrant city has a treasure trove of experience that will delight everyone. From kids’ water parks to adrenaline pumping experiences, the city has something for everyone.

Join us as we uncover some of the best things to do in this enchanting desert oasis with your family. Let the fun begin!

Here is a list of some exciting things to do in Dubai:

Visit the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

Dubai Mall Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

If you are interested in learning about exotic aquatic animals, make sure that you visit the Dubai aquarium and the underwater zoo. With over 300 species of marine life the aquarium offers a fish-eye view like none other.

Get ready to be amazed!

Explore Dubai Mall

Explore Dubai Mall

For all the shopping enthusiasts out there, the Dubai Mall is a must visit. With over 1200 shops you will find everything from luxury brands to local stores.

But the Dubai Mall is not only about shopping. There are hundreds of amazing dining options and entertainment venues.

After exploring the mall, you can also visit the Dubai frame which is only a 10 minutes’ drive from the location. This is the ideal spot for some good instagrammable pictures. But remember to buy Dubai frame tickets online beforehand to avoid rash.

Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa - Sight near Opera

Prepare yourself to be stunned by the iconic Burj Khalifa. As the tallest buildings in the world, it is an icon of engineering and the symbol of Dubai’s grandeur.

Proudly standing at a height of 828m this is an absolutely a must visit site for any traveler looking for an awe-inspiring experience.

Dubai Parks and Resorts

Dubai Parks and Resorts

Get ready for the ride of your life in the Middle East’s largest integrated leisure and theme park destination!

The Dubai Parks and Resort is the ultimate destination for all thriller seekers. With three of the best theme parks in the world, one water park and a Polynesian themed family resort the place promises uninterrupted excitement.

Wild Wadi Waterpark

Wild Wadi Waterpark

Situated in Dubai, this outdoor water theme park offers over 20 heart pounding rides and attractions and spreads across 12 acres of land. With the convenient location and ideal opportunity, this is the ideal place to beat the Dubai heat and make unforgettable memories with your family.

Get ready to unleash your inner child at the Wild Wadi Waterpark.

Global Village

Dubai Global Village

If you want to learn more about the various cultures of the world then you must visit the Global Village. It is a place where the world comes together in a virtual embrace.

The Global Village has been able to break down the barriers and has fostered a sense of global community. 

It’s a place where distance is no match for shared experiences and interactions.

Dubai Miracle Garden

Dubai Miracle Garden

The Dubai Miracle Garden is a floral paradise unlike any other. With millions of meticulously arranged exotic flowers and plants the garden offers a breathtaking sight that will leave you in awe.

Prepare yourself for a sensory overload of vibrant colours and exquisite natural beauty.

Ski Dubai

Ski Dubai

If you are ready for a snow filled adventure then you need to visit Ski Dubai. It is the ultimate winter wonderland situated right in the heart of the desert.

From snowboarding to skiing to meeting penguins and enjoying thrilling rides, you will have an unforgettable experience.

Dubai Marina Cruise

Set sail on the Dubai Marina Cruise and prepare to be lost in the beautiful sight. While gliding along the Venetian-style canal you will be surrounded by dazzling city lights and the magnificent architecture of the city.

On the cruise you can have a scrumptious dinner with your family with live entertainment. Here you will be creating unforgettable memories while you soak in the enchanting atmosphere of the Dubai Marina.

Desert Safari

Go on a Desert Safari

For all adventure lovers, buckle up for an adrenaline pumping adventure in the golden Dubai desert.  You can experience the thrill of a desert safari while conquering the sand dunes.

During the Dubai Desert Safari Tour you will also get to witness mesmerizing sunsets and also indulge in a traditional Bedouin style feast under the starry night sky.

Dubai Fountain Show

Dubai Fountain Show

Get ready to be mesmerized by the magical Dubai fountain show. It is a captivating spectacle of water, music and lights.

As one of the tallest performing fountains in the world, it dances to the beautiful melodies while shooting water high into the air.

An evening spent at the Dubai fountain is sure to offer an unforgettable experience.

Dubai Opera

Dubai Opera Inside

If you are into art and culture then a visit to the Dubai Opera is a must. From fascinating performances of Shakespearen classics to musical festivals and ballet, this iconic venue promises to offer an unforgettable experience.

Aquaventure Waterpark

Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark

The Aquaventure Waterpark is the ultimate oasis of fun. With over 100 slides and other attractions including record breaking rides, it is one of the top 5 water parks in the world.

Whether you are looking for high speed thrill rides or looking to relax by the pool get ready for an unforgettable day with laughter.

Dubai Creek Park

Creek Park
Creek Park

For a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city life visit the Dubai Creek Park. This beautiful Oasis is situated at the iconic Dubai creek.

The lush green park with the cool sea breeze makes it the ideal spot for a relaxing family picnic.

Dubai Garden Glow

Dubai Garden Glow

Another good spot where you can spend a nice time with your family is the Dubai Garden Glow. It is a place where art and theme blend to offer a magical experience.

With the unique displays like the Glow Park, Dinosaur Park, and Ice Park this is a place where dreams come true.

If you want to visit this magical place you have to wait till September when the garden will open for Season 9.

IMG Worlds of Adventure

IMG Worlds of Adventure

The IMG Worlds of Adventure is the largest indoor theme park in Dubai. The park has four zones focusing on different themes like Cartoon network, Marvel Superheroes and Dinosaurs.

The heart pumping roller coasters and the other exciting rides will leave you wanting for more.

Kite Beach

Kite beach

Your trip to Dubai with your family is not complete unless you enjoy a morning stroll on the Kite Beach. Feel the soft sand between your toes as you so soak up the warm Dubai sun.

You can also play volleyball or fly a kite on the beach. It is a perfect place for beach lovers and water enthusiasts.

Dubai Butterfly Garden

Dubai Butterfly Garden:

If you are visiting Dubai with Family and children then you must not miss out on the Dubai Butterfly Garden. With hundreds and thousands of colorful butterflies roaming freely it is a paradise for nature lovers.



Welcome to Dubai KidZania, where kids’ dreams come to life! With over 60 role-playing activities, children can explore and learn through realistic play.From becoming a doctor to a firefighter, KidZania sparks creativity and helps develop essential life skills in a fun and interactive way. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure!

Al Safa Park

Al Safa Park

Another quiet place where you can enjoy some peace and alone time is the Al Safa Park. With the lush green gardens, serene blue lakes it is the ideal sport for relaxing and reconnecting with nature.


The city of Dubai is a playground for all ages. Whether you want to unleash your inner daredevil on the desert dunes or want to gaze at the exotic marine life, the city promises memories like none other.

From jaw-dropping and stunning sights to belly laughs Dubai has got your covered. Get ready to have a blast.

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