What are the best places to visit with kids in Dubai?

Planning a trip to Dubai with the kids? You're in for a treat! This magnificent Middle Eastern city has something for everyone, from thrilling rides and exciting attractions to luxurious resorts and world-class museums. With its mix of culture, tradition, and modernity, Dubai has become a popular holiday destination for South African families. 

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Here are some of the best places to visit with kids in Dubai. 

Dubai Parks and Resorts 

With four theme parks and a water park all in one place, Dubai Parks and Resorts is a must-visit for families. There's something for everyone here, from adrenaline-pumping roller coasters to kid-friendly rides and shows. And when you need a break from all the fun, simply head over to one of the resort's many restaurants, cafes, or shops. 

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Legoland Dubai 

If your kids are Lego fanatics, they'll love Legoland Dubai! This interactive theme park is packed with rides, shows, and attractions all based on the popular toy bricks. There's even a water park where kids can cool off and build their own boats out of Legos! 

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IMG Worlds of Adventure 

This indoor theme park is perfect for days when the weather outside is less than ideal. With five different zones featuring rides and attractions based on iconic cartoon and movie characters, there's something for everyone at IMG Worlds of Adventure. Plus, there are plenty of places to grab a bite to eat when you need a break from all the excitement. 

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Burj Khalifa 

Families can enjoy stunning views of Dubai from atop the world's tallest building at Burj Khalifa, standing at 828 meters tall! Take the elevator up to one of the observation decks for an up-close look at the cityscape below. Then, head over to The Springs Souk nearby for some shopping or grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants in the area. 

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The Dubai Mall 

This massive shopping center is home to more than 1,200 stores, as well as the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, an ice rink, a theater, VR Park and even a Trampoline Arena. Kids will love exploring all that the Dubai Mall has to offer! 

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Atlantis, The Palm Resort 

Atlantis, The Palm Resort is a one-of-a-kind destination located on the iconic Palm Jumeirah Island in Dubai. The resort offers a variety of activities and attractions for the whole family including Aquaventure Waterpark, Dolphin Bay, Lost Chambers Aquarium, and more. 

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If you’re travelling on a Dubai holiday with your family, then be sure to check out these top attractions for kids and parents. There’s nothing better than making memories to last a lifetime. Check out our Dubai holidays now for more ideas of what to do in the UAE and the greater Middle East. 

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