Things to do with kids in Dubai

Don’t miss these kid-approved activities
Dubai’s offerings and big name attractions can be as enjoyable for children as they are for parents. Explore the ultimate playground as a family with our top kid-friendly activities in Dubai.
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Kite Beach

Feel the energy on Dubai’s coolest beach

Kite Beach

Feel the energy on Dubai’s coolest beach

Grab your board and tame the waves

It’s all about the kids at Kite Beach, now complete with a Skate Park, outdoor trampolines, an adventure gym and a play area for the little ones. It’s the perfect place to have a swim with the kids, collect shells and then enjoy breakfast or lunch at the famous food truck, Salt, or one of the many beach canteens along the running track. Parents can sit back and enjoy the kite surf show and stunning views of Burj Al Arab while the kids play in the sand or on the adventure course at Wire World.
Location Details
  Kite Beach, Umm Suqeim 

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Bounce Dubai

Get your bounce on

Bounce Dubai

Get your bounce on

The city’s play-time favourite

Kids (and adults) are in store for some challenging fun on over 100 interconnected trampolines at Bounce Dubai. Little ones can somersault their heart out at Mini Bounce while older kids practice their dunk in the basketball hoops and bounce off The Wall. As an added bonus, everyone is guaranteed to sleep well afterwards.
Location Details
  32, 4B Street Al Quoz
  +971 4 321 1400 

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Dolphin Bay

Make new friends

Dolphin Bay

Make new friends

Get close to these gentle creatures

Splash alongside one of nature's friendliest mammals at Dolphin Bay in Atlantis, The Palm. Swimmers of all ages and capabilities are encouraged to connect with the sociable sea dwellers. Dolphin Bay is one of the most sophisticated dolphin habitats in the world, aimed at educating visitors about the wild population and the importance of preserving their natural habitat. At the end of the day, don’t be surprised if the kids claim they’ve made a new best friend!
Location Details
  Atlantis, The Palm, Crescent Road, Palm Jumeirah
  +971 4 426 0000 

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Dubai Ice Rink

Dance on the ice

Dubai Ice Rink

Dance on the ice

Chill out at The Dubai Mall

Ice skating in the middle of the desert? This is Dubai, after all. The Olympic-sized Dubai Ice Rink, in the Dubai Mall is open to skaters of all ages and abilities with instructors on hand to help get you into the groove and around every curved corner. Older kids will enjoy the disco session where lights and chart-topping tunes give them opportunity to show off their triple Salchows in the emirate’s coolest dance party.
Location Details
  The Dubai Mall
  +971 4 448 5111

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Dubai’s desert

Have an adventure along the dunes

Dubai’s desert

Have an adventure along the dunes

Camp overnight or book a day-time excursion

Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the desert for an unforgettable memory of Dubai. Whether it’s sandboarding, camel or horseback riding or going on a desert safari, this is one adventure the kids will love. If you want your desert excursion to last all night, camp beneath the stars.
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City Walk

Entertainment for the whole family

City Walk

Entertainment for the whole family

The best of fun, food and shopping

City Walk is one of our most kid-friendly shopping districts with areas like The Green Planet — an enclosed ecosystem recreating a tropical rainforest with more than 3,000 plants and animals. Don’t miss this amazing district that fuses entertainment, shopping, dining and more into one impressive experience.
Location Details
  Al Safa Street, Jumeirah
  +971 4 511 4670 

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OliOli

Creative children’s fun

OliOli

Creative children’s fun

Let your little ones play and explore

Promising to “engage and inspire kids”, OliOli is a fresh concept boasting a range of inventive and interactive activities for children. Aimed at two to 11-year-olds, the sprawling venue in Al Quoz is split into eight themed galleries. One of the highlights here is Toshi’s Net – a colourful hanging play area, handcrafted by a Japanese artist, while other fun activities include launching cannonballs in the Water Gallery and tinkering in the Creative Lab. Birthday party packages are also available.
Location Details
   4th Street, Al Quoz (next to Oasis Mall)
   +971 4 702 7300
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