With summer in full swing, Dubai’s best indoor attractions are set to surprise and delight visitors with the ‘coolest’ ways to tackle the heat this summer.
Check out Adventure Zone, an indoor adventure sports centre that is an ideal destination for active kids of all ages and abilities, with a host of activities including indoor football, high ropes, a trampoline park, a zipline, skate park and themed fun climbing walls on offer, all supervised by certified instructors.
GO: Visit https://adventurezone.ae for more information.
Visit Air Maniax, an epic indoor inflatable park, housing several distinct arenas and assault courses, including mini areas for toddlers. With more than 15,000 sq ft packed with adrenaline-fuelled fun, Air Maniax also features an assault course with a points-based system that brings to life your own ninja warrior experience!
GO: Visit www.airmaniax.com for more information.
Pay a visit to Bounce, the biggest indoor trampoline park in Dubai, comprised of wall-to-wall trampolines, airbags and an adventure challenge course. Bounce-X is the world’s first freestyle terrain park, providing the ultimate indoor adrenaline playground with parkour courses and freestyle features. For junior jumpers, there’s a dedicated area with their own purpose-built trampoline area and climbing boxes.
GO: Visit https://bounce.ae for more information.
Dubai Ice Rink
Check out The Dubai Mall’s Olympic-sized skating rink and cool down as you have an enjoyable afternoon with the family, or sharpen your ice skating skills by taking a class in the Skating Academy.
GO: Visit www.dubaiicerink.com for more information.
IMG World of Adventures
Head over to IMG World of Adventures, Dubai’s largest indoor theme park and the ultimate destination to spend the day with the family. Explore the five themed adventure zones, including Marvel, the Lost Valley, Cartoon Network, IMG Boulevard and Novo Cinemas for an action-packed day of thrills, laughter and fun while witnessing much-loved characters come to life, including The Powerpuff Girls and the Avengers.
GO: Visit https://www.imgworlds.com for more information.
Head to iFly and defy gravity as you experience the sensation of skydiving without having to step straight out of a plane. Promising to give you an adrenaline rush like no other, this indoor skydiving centre is suited for either a first-time experience or to hone your skydiving skills.
GO: Visit www.theplaymania.com for more information.
Channel your inner Lewis Hamilton at Dubai Motor City’s Indoor Kartdome. Satisfy your need for speed at this thrilling attraction, which boasts a 620m track with 17 turns and can host up to 10 drivers on the track at any time.
GO: Visit https://dubaiautodrome.ae for more information.
Visit Kidzania, an indoor playground and a vast indoor educational theme park located in the Dubai Mall. Aimed at children aged four to sixteen years, KidZania features realistic setups where kids can learn about more than 70 different real-world professions in an interactive city. From hosting their own entertainment show and learning to create pizzas to developing money management skills whilst running their own shop, the opportunities for fun and education are endless.
GO: Visit https://dubai.kidzania.com for more information.
Enjoy an unforgettable performance at La Perle, an immersive live performance and the first permanent show in the region. Located in Al Habtoor City, the show takes place in a unique purpose-built aqua theatre that holds 2.7 million litres of water. Get set for an evening packed with inspiring stunts, stunning artistic displays, special effects and dazzling imagery.
GO: Visit https://www.laperle.com for more information.
Located at Dubai Parks & Resorts, LEGOLAND Dubai is ideal for children aged two to twelve years of age. A central feature of LEGOLAND Dubai is MINILAND, an indoor air-conditioned attraction, with more than 20 million LEGO bricks creating this unique interactive area. Featuring iconic landmarks from across the Middle East, such as the world’s tallest LEGO model of the iconic Burj Khalifa, guests can even build their own city at a 10m long play table.
GO: Visit www.legoland.com for more information.
There’s no better way to beat the heat than enjoying the magic of the movies surrounded by real snow on the slopes of Ski Dubai’s indoor ski resort. Following a successful run throughout the festive season, VOX Cinemas has announced the return of Snow Cinema for the summer season. All guests visiting Snow Cinema will be provided with rental clothing, fleece gloves, socks, boots, beanie hat, blanket, stereo wireless headphones and a dedicated locker for use during the screening of summer movies.
GO: Visit voxcinemas.com for more information.
The Green Planet
Pay a visit to The Green Planet, an incredible bio-dome home to a tropical rainforest housing more than 3,000 plants, birds and animals. Young minds will be enthralled with an up-close and personal sloth encounter as the sleepy mammal roams free amongst the flora. Kids of all ages can meet friendly lemurs or explore the Australia Walkabout and if they are lucky, they might even catch a glimpse of wallabies or the Australian Carpet Python. Other unusual experiences at The Green Planet include camping overnight in the rainforest, snorkelling with piranhas or even being a zookeeper for the day.
GO: Visit www.thegreenplanetdubai.ae for more information.
Theatre of Digital Art
Engage your senses with Theatre of Digital Art’s unique multi-sensory, multi-media immersive exhibition in Souk Madinat Jumeirah, offering a hub of entertainment, education and art. Guests can explore the unique digital and immersive exhibitions and attend regular masterclasses for both adults and children.
GO: Visit www.toda.ae for more information.
The View at The Palm
Enjoy sweeping 360-degree views from the recently opened The View at The Palm Observation Deck located on the 52nd floor of The Palm Tower. Situated 240m above Palm Jumeirah, the ascent to the top takes three minutes in the elevator, which offers a floor-to-ceiling digital sea, sand and sky experience.
GO: Visit www.theviewpalm.ae for more information.
Xtreme Laser Tag
Engage your kids with an adrenaline-fuelled activity played in a purpose-built indoor arena at Xtreme Laser Tag. With castle towers, ramps, mazes, turrets and state-of-the-art around and lighting effects, Xtreme Laser Tag offers an intense and fun experience and is a great activity for the kids.
GO: Visit www.xtremelaser.ae for more information..