Dubai is known as a glamorous emirate surrounded by mesmerizing skyscrapers, luxurious hotels, world-class theme parks, and its own man-made island. Aside from its glitzy side, Dubai is also noted for its beautiful natural attractions including sand dunes, beaches, and a rich underwater world. The wonderful thing about Dubai is that it has something for everyone, including families with kids.
Here are some fun and memorable activities for the whole family.
Go scuba diving and explore the underwater world
Take your family on an exciting underwater activity in Dubai that they will never forget. Scuba diving is an amazing experience that you can enjoy with your family and there are many dive spots in Dubai worth exploring.
Introduce your kids as young as eight years old to the joy of scuba diving by signing them up for a Bubblemaker dive program. This one-day activity teaches kids how to use basic scuba equipment and how to breathe underwater for the first time. It’s a fun and safe opportunity for kids to experience scuba diving in confined waters, no deeper than two meters.
For adult members of your family with no scuba diving experience, the PADI Open Water Diving is a great starting point to become a PADI-certified diver. Learn about our different scuba diving Dubai deals and find courses and trips that best suit your level.
If you’re an experienced diver, you can join our next dive trip and explore the different Dubai dive sites teeming with colorful marine life including fish, turtles, rays, eels, and more. Check out our website to know about our scuba diving Dubai prices.
Experience Deep Dive Dubai
Plan your visit to Deep Dive Dubai and be wowed by this fascinating structure that earned the Guinness World Records Title of “deepest diving pool” in the world. Are you ready for this unique adventure? Nemo Diving Center can arrange a diving experience for you and your family in Deep Dive Dubai. Whether you’re a novice or an experienced diver, Deep Dive Dubai has something for you, even the kids.
Get an adrenaline boost at the theme park
Dubai is home to some of the world’s best theme parks that feature a wide variety of rides, shows, and attractions for kids of all ages such as LEGOLAND Dubai, Motiongate Dubai, Lionsgate Dubai, and IMG Worlds of Adventure. From the thrill of riding a roller coaster to the excitement of seeing their favorite characters, your kids are bound to have a blast. Theme parks are not just for kids but kids-at-heart so they are perfect for the whole family. The memories you make together will be something you can cherish forever.
This emirate also has its share of amazing water parks, including Aquaventure Atlantis, Wild Wadi Waterpark, and LEGOLAND Water Park Dubai. Your family can enjoy water slides, pools, and various water-based activities.
Check out Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is home to over 33,000 marine animals, including sharks, stingrays, and turtles. Give your family a memorable time by going through a 270-foot-long underwater tunnel and getting a close-up look at the different marine creatures. You might even recognize some creatures that you’ve encountered during your scuba diving adventure.
Visit the Dubai Miracle Garden
The Dubai Miracle Garden is a must-see for any family visiting Dubai. This garden showcases over 150 million flowers, which are arranged in stunning displays such as the Floral Clock, Teddy Bear, Floating Lady, and so on. Dubai Miracle Garden opens its gates to visitors from different parts of the world at the onset of winter when the weather begins to cool in Dubai.
Go on an exciting Desert Safari
A desert safari is a great way to experience the traditional culture of Dubai. You can go on a camel ride, sandboarding, or quad biking in the desert … just take your pick. You can also enjoy a traditional Arabic barbecue dinner under the stars.
Appreciate the dazzling view from the Burj Khalifa
When you’re in Dubai, don’t pass up on visiting Burj Khalifa, the highest building in the world. Ride the world’s fastest elevator and make your way up to the observatory deck to appreciate the stunning view of the city. Use the telescope and have a glimpse of iconic landmarks like Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Marina, and others. You might as well maximize your visit by treating your family to a meal at any of the restaurants in the building.
Take a boat ride on Dubai Creek
After enjoying the views from the top, why not go on a boat ride on Dubai Creek to appreciate the city from a different perspective? Take your family on a ride in a traditional abra or go onboard a luxurious dhow. Embarking on a sightseeing cruise is a unique way to understand Dubai’s history and heritage. The cruise will take you around Dubai Creek where you can see famous city landmarks.
Book your family trip to Dubai
Scuba diving, going to Deep Dive Dubai, and taking a boat ride on Dubai Creek are great ways to enjoy your trip to Dubai with the family. You can also take your family to the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, desert safari, Miracle Garden, Burj Khalifa, and theme parks. Dubai has so many unique places to see and fun things to do. Book your trip and let the fun begin.