Dubai has become a hot spot for couples and families alike, although it is incredibly modern and everything is to the extreme here, its a great place for a family holiday. One day you can be at the beach, the next you can be learning to ski or sand-board! Here are our top family friendly activities in Dubai.
1. Sand-boarding in Dubai Desert
Take a snowboard and race down the dunes! Or take a tour from your hotel, drive out to the desert where you can experience camel rides, a desert BBQ and of course learn to sand-board! All ages will enjoy this fun activity.
2. Wild Wadi- Jumeriah
Situated in front of the stunning Burj Al Arab, Wild Wadi offers 30 rides and attractions for all the family. Wild Wadi is themed around the tale of Juha, a known character from the Arabian folklore.
3. Burj Khalifa
Visit the worlds tallest building! It’s not a cheap experience, but if you are already in Dubai you should certainly do it. Book in advance to avoid disappointment or go in the morning when it’s less busy.
4. Dubai's Dancing Fountains
The whole family will enjoy the music and light show of Dubai Fountain at the foot of Burj Khalifa. They have a couple of shows in the afternoon and every half hour starting at 6pm. It's impressive during the day, but in the evening is taken to a whole new level! A must do.
5. Dubai Spice Souk and Gold Souk
The colours, tastes, and the hustle and the bustle of a traditional market will impress any child. Don’t forget to smell the spices! The girls will love all the bling-bling of the Gold Souk. The perfect place to explore for a few hours.
6. Mall of the Emirates
The Mall of the Emirates is probably the most impressive mall in the world! There's plenty of activities in here to keep the whole family busy! Here you can find everything from your favourite luxury shops to snowboarding and aquariums. You can easily spend the whole day here.