Theme Parks in Dubai
Dubai is already renowned for its exciting entertainment hub so adding a range of theme parks to the mix makes for an energetic city playground. From the world’s largest indoor theme park to water parks, Dubai’s amusement scene is sure to have something for every member of the family.
For the film fiends…
It’s all lights, camera, action at Motiongate. This theme park is the best in Dubai when it comes to branded entertainment from the main three motion picture studios in Hollywood – DreamWorks Animation, Columbia Pictures and Lionsgate. Start your visit in Studio Central where you’ll find real life Hollywood movie sets and you can find out how filmmaking works. Step into Columbia Pictures for an action-packed adventure full of attractions including rollercoasters, interactive shows and more from favourite films like Ghost Busters, The Green Hornet and Cloudy with A Chance of Meatballs. Head into the Smurfs Village, a magical land full of mushroom top buildings. Perfect for the smallest of the family, this zone features a range of Smurf themed play zones, rides and activities. Next stop, DreamWorks. Everything animated movies, this zone is full of epic attractions, rides, theatre shows and play zones based on the iconic blockbusters Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon and Madagascar. Last but certainly not least is Lionsgate. Jampacked with heart-pumping attractions and rides and energetic live shows, the Lionsgate zone is themed with favourites like The Hunger Games and Step Up.
Spend a day at Bollywood Park and enjoy the five fun filled zones themed by Bollywood blockbusters. Live, learn and experience the fascinating world of Mumbai’s film industry. Start your Bollywood journey in Bollywood Boulevard where you’ll find a range of cafes, food carts, shops and entertainment to kick start your adventure. Chase the mafia boss Don through the streets of Dubai and eat or shop to your hearts content in the Mumbai Chowk zone. Rustic Ravine gives you the feeling you’ve just arrived in colourful village of rural India. There’s attractions that let you participate in the adventures and enjoy stunt shows and performances that were played out iconic Indian films like Dabangg, Lagaan and Sholay. The next zone, The Royal Palace, takes you to another era. The Rajmahal Theatre isn’t just the centre piece of the of this zone, it’s an iconic landmark that’s the host of the first Broadway-style Bollywood musical. The theatre isn’t the only thing in The Royal Palace Zone, there’s a range of dining restaurants and performances on offer too. End your visit with trip through Bollywood Film Studios. Be educated on how a blockbuster Bollywood film is created; Meet Bollywood superheroes like Krrish and RA.One; Take a 4D virtual journey with RA.One; Move your feet and show off your best rain dance and eat and shop at the range of restaurants, cafes, food carts and stores.
For the water lovers…
Splash your way through the LEGOLAND® Water Park, a water wonderland that’s perfect for families with small children. There’s over 20 water slides plus a range of other attractions and activities across the water park. Twist down the slides in a tube; Relax in the LEGO® Wave Pool; Pick up speed as you slide down the open body slides; Build your own custom LEGO® raft before setting off down one of the water slides; Fit the whole family in a family-sized raft and slip down the curving slides; Let the youngsters have a blast in the DUPLO® play area specifically designed for toddlers and small children; Refuel at one of the parks restaurants and stock up on LEGOLAND® Water Park merchandise at the store.
The biggest waterpark in Dubai, Aquaventure, is home to some of the best water rides in the world. The park features two main towers, Poseidon and Neptune, that are connected by a river. The Tower of Poseidon is full of heart-pumping rides and slides. Twist and curve through the world’s largest waterslide, Aquaconda; Plummet through the heart of the tower up to 60 kilometres per hour on Poseidon’s Revenge; Challenge your friends to a race through the world’s first dual waterslide within a waterslide, Slitherine. The excitement in The Tower of Neptune is just as exhilarating as it is in Poseidon. Splash, slip and slide your way through the range of water coasters; Make yourself comfortable in an inner-tube and embark the journey through the towers core floating passed exotic marine life before emerging into a shark-filled lagoon; If you’re brave enough take on 9 story tall mega-slide, The Leap of Faith. There’s an area designed for the little ones at Aquaventure too. Splashers Children Play Area features a range of kid-friendly slides, playgrounds and water games. Aquaventure is also the only water park in Dubai that features private beach access so guests can take a break on the 700m of white sands exclusive to Aquaventure visitors. More than just a water park, you can experience the underwater universe without the need to scuba dive. Put on one of the Marine Animal Adventure helmets and easily breathe and walk underwater where you’ll walk alongside tropical fish, sharks and rays in a safe and controlled environment. You can even hand feed the cownose rays from the shallows of shark lagoon!
For assistance booking tickets or for advice on the best theme parks for you to visit, contact our Dubai Holiday Experts today! Theme Parks aren’t all that’s on offer in Dubai, check out our other Dubai Experiences.
For the little ones….
The younger members of the family will have a blast at LEGOLAND® Park. There’s over 40 LEGO® themed rides, shows and attractions across six locations! Take the kids to the LEGO® FACTORY and see how LEGO bricks are created before visiting the largest LEGO store in the Middle East. Kids can obtain their own LEGOLAND® drivers licence or fly a LEGO plane in LEGO® CITY. The whole family can join the fun at IMAGINATION where there’s a range of building games including building and racing LEGO® cars! KINGDOMS and ADVENTURE are full of exhilarating rides, games and activities. ADVENTURE even offers an underwater experience for the whole family with a LEGO Submarine Adventure. You can’t leave LEGOLAND® Park without stopping at the first ever indoor air-conditioned MINILAND. MINILAND is exactly what it implies; Over 20 million LEGO® bricks have been creatively put together to create an impressive replica of Dubai’s skyline and other landmarks within the UAE.
Four epic adventure zones all under one roof (yes, we said roof) is IMG Worlds of Adventure. The size of 28 football fields, IMG Worlds of Adventure is the largest indoor theme park in the world! Packed with four themed zones, MARVEL, Cartoon Network, IMG Boulevard and Lost Valley, the offer here is so diverse it’s sure to satisfy everyone from the youngest members of the family to the oldest. Start and finish in the IMG Boulevard complete with The Haunted Hotel as well as a range of dining options and merchandise outlets. The MARVEL zone is jampacked with your favourite superheroes. There are rides with Spiderman, The Hulk, The Avengers and Iron Man, themed restaurants to refuel at and a range of stores for you to get your hands on awesome MARVEL merchandise. The Cartoon Network zone is everything cartoon. The range of rides, attractions, shows, restaurants and stores all come to life with some of the best cartoon characters including Ben 10, The Powerpuff Girls and Adventure Time. Dinosaur enthusiasts will love the Lost Valley zone completely dedicated to the prehistoric world.