No trip to Dubai is complete without a trip to the Burj Khalifa. Officially the tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa is a great way to begin your Dubai adventure with your family. You'll get to view stunning panoramic views of beautiful Dubai from the 124th level of the Burj Khalifa. There's really no better way to spend time with your family than by sharing breathtaking moments like these.
Designed to appease families, Glow Garden is a themed garden featuring unique zones like dinosaur land, attractions and sculptures. This family oriented attraction also aims to teach kids about the environment and how they can save energy. If you're in Glow Gardens, you'll get to see Glow by Night as the dazzling garden comes alive post sunset.
Set in the heart of the up and coming Dubailand, Miracle Garden is a 72,000 sq mt space filled to the brim with beautiful flowers and mesmerizing scents. Dubai Miracle Garden was launched in 2013 and is open every year from mid-November to mid-May. Over 150 million flowers are arranged in colourful patterns and shapes, making it one of the most beautiful attractions in Dubai.
One of the world's most popular multicultural festival park, Global Village is Dubai's foremost family destination for shopping, culture and entertainment. Located on Sheikh Zayed Road, the park combines cultures of 90 countries for tourism, leisure, shopping and oodles of fun with the entire family. Head here for a couple of hours of shopping and other fun activities with your family.
Described as a creative lifestyle space, City Walk is home to international retail outlets, upscale gourmet restaurants, plush hotels and opulent residences. City Walk also houses three uniquely exciting, family friendly attractions within its walls, including HubZero, Mattel Play! Town and Green Town. You'll find all kinds of kid-friendly attractions and activities at these zones.
Dubai Dolphinarium & Dubai Aquarium
Make your way to Dubai Dolphinarium for a memorable show featuring dolphins and seals putting their best fins forward in a bid to entertain and impress you. The 45-minute long show features singing, dancing and even juggling, all performed by these adorable underwater creatures. Next, head to Dubai Aquarium for an underwater adventure where over 400 sharks and rays, and 10 million liters of water awaits you.
Dubai is home to some of the most iconic and fun theme parks in the world, fit for the entire family. There's Bollywood Parks Dubai for a bit of dancing and merrymaking, IMG Worlds of Adventure which features thrilling roller coasters and rides, LEGOLAND Dubai for the creative genius in all of us, Motiongate, Ferrari World, and Warner Bros World for the adrenaline junkie and Wild Wadi, Aquaventure and Yas Waterworld for all the water babies.
There's nothing like an authentic desert safari to really get that authentic Dubai experience. From vast stretches of sand everywhere to a traditional desert camp setup, desert safari experiences in Dubai are as legit as they get. There's camel riding, henna painting, dune bashing and a host of other activities to try at the campsite. The activities will be followed by a decadent BBQ dinner in the desert.
A dinner cruise aboard a traditional dhow boat surrounded by your family is a great way to spend some time in Dubai. If you would rather go for the dhow cruise during the day, the option is available, along with other add-on services like drinks, guide, and more! There's nothing quite like a peaceful cruise with your loved ones overlooking the stunning Dubai skyline.
Yellow Boat Tour
Go on a joy filled expedition through the magnificent canals that bisect the Dubai Marina district and witness some of the city's greatest engineering feats. Your ride will be a bright yellow yacht equipped with everything for optimum comfort. The 60 minute will take you past the best of Dubai's architectural masterpieces and makes for an amazing experience to share with your family.
A glorious city like Dubai deserves to be seen from the best vantage point and what better vantage point than a helicopter up in the air! There are many Dubai helicopter tours you can choose from including 12 minutes luxury tour, 22 minutes tour, 40 minutes tour and many more! Perfect for families!
Day Trip To Abu Dhabi
A day trip the neighboring Abu Dhabi is a great family trip option. Explore the quaint charm of Abu Dhabi with a car tour of the city and stop at iconic landmarks like the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi Heritage Village, Presidential Palace, and many more! You can opt for an Abu Dhabi and Ferrari World combo and experience both attractions in a single day.
Day Trip To Hatta
Hatta is a newly restored village located in the heart of the Hajjar mountains. You'll be taken the heritage village on a 4x4 and get to explore the rock formations of Jebel Maleihah and Camel Rock. The driver, who also doubles as a guide will keep you and your family informed about the places you visit and make your trip informative and fun.
Day Trip To Musandam
One of the UAE's best kept secrets, Musandam features clear blue skies, jagged coastlines, deep blue water and a rich marine wildlife. Upon reaching Musandam, you'll set sail on a traditional 2-deck dhow and make your way towards the Sandy Beach in Musandam. This experience is perfect for families looking to spend a day out in nature and away from the hassles and noise of a city.