The Top 10 Indoor Activities For Kids In Dubai This Summer

The Top 10 Indoor Activities For Kids In Dubai This Summer

The summer’s here but if you’ve got little ones, rest assured there’s PLENTY to keep them entertained.

50C ain’t nothing when you’ve got these 10 activities to tick off your bucketlist!


10.Children’s City, Creek Park

First up, we have the gem that is Children’s City. This is the first educational city devoted to kids in the Middle East. It is a great classroom-free learning opportunity for the young ’uns. They have so many amazing exhibits on different topics, a planetarium and a nature centre. Now your kids will have no excuse to not love science!

More info here

9. Chuck e Cheese, various locations

Chuck e Cheese is every kid’s dream come true because what could possibly be better than pizza AND an arcade in the same place? This is the perfect spot for birthdays or get-togethers so you can let the kids run around while you have a chat and relax with some great food.

They have locations at both Ibn Battuta Mall and Oud Metha for extra convenience.

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8. Extreme Fun, various locations

“Play and Party” is the motto at Extreme Fun and they sure do stick by those words. This is a great spot for younger children because they feature a Toddler Play Zone, all types of classes and events, and even cooking classes for your little chefs. Extreme fun also offers summer camps to keep your kiddos from getting bored on those long summer days off school. Best of all they have delicious snacks and drinks at their coffee shop to make sure your kids and you have everything you need while you’re there!

They have two locations in Dubai at Centro, The Villa and in Motor City.

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7. Phobia Dubai Escape, JLT

Riddlers rejoice!

Phobia is great for wannabe detectives with several themed escape rooms to choose from like Sherlock Holmes, Mission Impossible, and even Harry Potter. It’s a great family bonding experience because all players will be stuck together for 60 minutes and you can only escape if you work together.

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6. Magic Planet, Mall of the Emirates

This indoor arcade is the one-stop-shop for kid entertainment, all day, every day. Kids can play a variety of arcade games to get tickets which they can swap for cute gifts. There are also entertaining rides and attractions to keep your little ones occupied for hours. There are also family games like bowling available if you want to join your kids.

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5. Roll DXB, Dubai Maritime City

Roll DXB is the internet’s latest obsession as the go-to artsy and cool spot in town. Roll DXB is a roller rink with a disco theme that will teleport you back to the 70s. This ‘grammable venue is great for people of all ages and holds nighly roller classes for kids. Now you know where to go if your kids need a cool new hobby.

More info here

4. Hive Board Game Café, The Greens

This Café is one of the chilliest hangout spots in Dubai, and that’s not just because of the AC. Hive has over 400 board games available to choose from and they carry games for children of all ages. They also serve yummy snacks, drinks, and desserts so you can get as comfy as possible. If you’re daunted by choosing which games to play, don’t you worry because there are dedicated Gamer Masters at your disposal so they can answer any of your questions, give you personalised game recommendations, and teach you how to play.

Book ahead of time on their website especially if you are planning to make a trip over the weekend because they are hella in demand.

More info here


3. Dubai Aquarium by Emaar

If you’re an adult and you’re stunned by mesmerising, imagine how epic it must be for kids?!

This is of the largest suspended aquariums in the world & underwater zoo and you’ll find it at The Dubai mall.

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2.Bounce, various locations

If it seems like your kids have sonic level energy that never runs out, Bounce is gonna be your saving grace.

It’s an indoor adventure and trampoline park where those kiddos can jump around endlessly as long as they are older than 2. Bounce has two locations in Dubai at Al Quoz and Dubai Festival City, along with Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.

More info here

1.Kidzania, The Dubai Mall

How could Kidzania NOT be number one?! This fun-tastic spot is a kid favourite if they’re anywhere between 2 and 16 years old.

Kidzania combines learning and entertainment for the little ones through 40 role-playing activities that teach them about having a job and handling money. A great real-life experience that is kid and parent-approved!

The best part is that it is conveniently located in The Dubai Mall so that parents can shop to their heart’s delight while the kids have fun.

More info here

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