Everywhere you go in the world you’ll find people are fascinated with the attractions of Dubai and want to visit it and see it’s wonders. One of the many wonders they hear about are the countless theme parks in Dubai that are bigger and more exceptional than anywhere else in the world. Dubai theme parks are in a class all on their own. Lets take a look at 10 of the best theme parks in Dubai in the Middle East.
The Palm Islands are a manmade masterpiece and the crowing jewel is the Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark. This park spans a massive 17 hectares and uses 18 million liters of water.
Aquaventure Waterpark features a unique experience with 30 different rides, waterslides, pools and waves to swim and splash around in. No matter what you’re in the mood for you’ll find it here. If you’re looking to have a relaxing day in the sun then the Rapid River is probably just for you. It will take you a total of 45 minutes to complete one lap of this lazy river where you can just float and chill in the open air. Or are you more in the mood for a thrill and to scream at the top of your lungs? Then try out the Atlantean Flyers ride or the Surf’s Up Wave Rider for an adrenaline-boosting thrill. Also, you don’t want to miss out on the longest zip line circuit in the Middle East.
When you think Bollywood you think about colors, dancing, singing, adventure and an exceptionally fun time. That is exactly what you’ll get at the Bollywood Parks in Dubai.
For the first time, Dubai theme parks have created a park that centers on Bollywood movies. The zones inside the park are inspired by these films and include rides and attractions that reflect the scenes and performances within Bollywood productions. A favorite attraction is the Mumbai Express stage where you and your family can dance on a train and sing along to some Bollywood classics. Another super interesting ride inside Bollywood Park is Krrish: Hero’s Flight which involves getting into a 4D flying theater ride that allows you to feel like you’re actually flying through the sky as you look down and gaze upon the scenery of India’s most beautiful landmarks. It’s not all fun and games though because aliens are invading and it’s your mission to save the Earth!.
Wild Wadi Waterpark
Theme parks in Dubai wouldn’t be complete if they didn’t have at least one with an Arabian theme. Wild Wadi is a water park built around the tale of Juha who is a character in Arabic folklore.
Go inside and explore the 30 rides and attractions that offer everything from heart pumping jolts to breathtaking views of Burj Al Arab and the surrounding landscape. For the thrill seekers, make your way to Jumeirah Sceirah, where you’ll climb 32 meters and enter into a capsule. Without warning, the ground will open and you’ll plummet down a 120-meter long slide at 80 km an hour. The best part is you can share the experience with a family member or friend with an adjacent slide! On the flip side, if you’re looking to just cool off from the heat then take a ride on Juha’s Journey where all you have to do is float inside a tube and float down a 360-meter lazy river.
Mattel Play Town
Sometimes parents want to be able to take their little ones to a theme park that caters more to them and with an emphasis on safety. Mattel Play Town is just the place to take your kids ages 2 – 10 years old. They’ll feel as if they’ve entered a world where they can play and their creativity is unhindered. Best of all they’ll be learning about life and building social skills without even knowing it because to them it will feel just like they are playing and having fun! Mattel Play Town is divided into 5 different zones that include Fireman Sam, Barney the Dinosaur, and Bob the Builder. Sit back and watch the joy unfold on their faces as they explore and thrive in this environment.
IMG Worlds of Adventure
Get ready to be a part of the world’s largest indoor theme park. IMG Worlds of Adventure is a 1.5 million square foot marvel that you have to see to believe! Spread across 4 zones and made up of 22 rides, you won’t know what to try out first. You and your family will have the chance to experience first hand what it means to see your imagination come to life. Wait until your children see their beloved characters from Cartoon Network and Marvel roaming around just waiting to give out hugs and take pictures. Depending on the zone you choose to delve into you’ll watch as dinosaurs walk the Earth, or as your kids experience transforming into Ironman, and even get the chance to soar with the raptors and fly.
Dubai theme parks cater to diverse tastes and interest and usually succeed at creating never-before seen rides and attractions. Motiongate Dubai is for the film buffs out there who wish to take a Hollywood journey and get a sneak peak into behind the scenes of filmmaking. Lionsgate, Sony Pictures and Dreamworks come together to give you a magical and immersive experience with different rides and attractions from Hollywood blockbusters. Take your children for this unforgettable event while you ride roller coasters, play in the Smurfs Village, or go for a river expedition on one of the waterslides.
Legoland Parks Dubai
Legos are the building blocks of childhood, or at least that’s how children feel when they see them! They get so excited to put things together with their own two hands and use their imagination as they play. What better place to go with your children than Legoland Parks in Dubai and let your little ones revel in their creativity. Legoland is home to over 40 rides, shows and attractions. You’ll even find a Miniland where 20 million Lego bricks are used to recreate Dubai’s unparalleled skyline and other landmarks from around the Middle East. There’s an area where you and your kids will be able to Build a City on a 10-meter play table if you’re interested in experimenting further with Legos.
Not for the faint of heart, but definitely easier than jumping out of a plane, iFly Dubai is an indoor skydiving experience where you can experience what it would feel like to fly. 10-meter high vertical wind tunnels are what help make it possible for you to float above the ground in the air. The wind is able to reach 200 km an hour to achieve this truly unique and adrenaline filled activity. Another available feature is to upgrade to virtual reality where you can choose what landscape you wish to fly above and what you want to look down and see as you’re soaring above the ground.
Dubai Dolphinarium is the perfect destination for you and your kids if you love to be around animals and have up-close encounters with them. With an impressive 5000 square meters, this Dolphinarium is home to 6 bottlenose dolphins, 20 exotic parrots, and some fur seals. Get ready for a day of entertainment as you watch these beautiful animals dance, juggle, and put on a show! Your kids will get the chance to feed and swim with some of the animals with the help of the animal experts that are there to answer questions and ensure your family’s safety.
Dubai Miracle Garden
The only words that come to mind when you visit Dubai Miracle Garden is “floral wonderland”. The rich aromas and kaleidoscope of colors will take your breath away and leave you feeling enchanted. This majestic property covers 7200 square meters and exhibits an unbelievable display of 50 million carefully arranged flowers. Meander along the garden paths and take in the beauty that abounds. Make sure to visit the Emirates A380, which has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest floral installation in the world.
There is endless wholesome fun to be had at various Dubai theme parks attractions. Your children will be filled with delight at each new adventure.
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