Planning your next family vacation in Dubai? If yes, you must have started to search for the best family friendly activities you can do while in Dubai. Here are some of the best activities you will love to take part in Dubai with your family:
1. Experience Dubai Desert Adventures
If someone visits Dubai and is given choice to do just one thing, nine out of ten should ask for Desert Safari in Dubai! With highly trained expert drivers and well maintained 4×4 vehicles, you will experience ‘life in desert’ in the middle of sand dunes. You can enjoy dune bashing, meet local desert tribes, ride the camels and observe the desert’s rich fauna. The whole experience is so exiting and new that desert safari is always on the top of the list of tourist activities in Dubai.
Camel riding is a must in any trip to Dubai. These sturdy animals of history are deep in Arabian Desert life. Their graceful walk is very much regal in appearance alone, but of course, better with you riding at the top. Nothing beats the exiting feeling of riding on a camel. Dubai boasts of a thriving camel riding industry and it is quite pocket friendly meaning you could ride all day long with all your family members without burning holes in your finances.
You surely have heard about skateboarding and likely also snowboarding. Well…Dubai invites you to experience the Supreme fun of all, “sand boarding”. The desert sands offer a smooth platform for board enthusiasts to come test their skills on the sand courts of nature. Instructors are also available who can guide kids and interested adults to lean the joys of sand boarding.
2. Visit World’s Tallest Building – Burj Khalifa
This one speaks for itself- it’s the tallest building on mother earth. Pay a visit to the Burj Khalifa, everything you heard and read about this architectural masterpiece would seem to be an understatement. It is truly magnificent from its lush landscaping to the mind boggling view at the top. It boasts of everything a tourist craves for.
3. Let The Kids Enjoy Their Time At Dubai Waterparks
Both adults are kids are guaranteed to feel the adrenaline rush in Dubai water parks. From inter connecting slides to water roller coasters, all the innovative and adventurous water rides are available in Dubai water parks. Aquaventure Waterpark, Wild Wadi Water Park and Splash ‘n’ Party are three of the most famous waterparks in Dubai.
4. Dress Up Like A Local
While in the city, try a traditional outfit like abaya or kandura. This will definitely not make you a local but both you and the locals will find it amusing. Local people in dubai make great appreciation when they observe the efforts of a tourist to blend in with their dresses. It is likely to win you some good friends and allow you take great pictures as a reminder of your time in the city.
5. Visit Dubai Museum
Dubai is deeply entrenched in the rich Arab/middle eastern culture that it permeates every aspect of its citizen lives. To get a good idea on how and where the cultural values are rooted, there is no better place than to take a tour of the numerous museums in the city. Housed in architectural masterpieces, the museums are laced with artifacts and objects depicting a rich history and culture.
6. Visit Dubai Aquarium
Dubai has invested a lot in aqua based leisure activities which will keep both you and your kids awed more than enough you could expect. The barriers are clean, clear, durable glass which makes visitors comfortable while catching the thrill of almost touching different marine animals. The Dubai Aquarium is the place to be with kids to learn so much about marine life.
7. Take The Kids To The Beach
In Dubai, the temperature at midday could get to sweltering highs! So, a cool dip with waves crashing all over you would definitely be a sweet reprieve. Foreign visitors have always found the beach a lovely place because it offers a lot of fun for kids who would love to play in sand and build castles in them
8. Taste Local Food And Drinks
Middle Eastern culinary is amongst the best in the world. Dubai being a major trade and tourist hub, it’s quite natural to see the best chefs of the world live here. Arabic bread, spicy lambs, fresh fruit smoothies – whatever you taste in this great city will leave a lasting flavor on your clapper.
9. Swim With Dolphins
In Dubai, you can make a Dolphin friend that will live in your heart for good. You can talk to them, touch them and swim with them in an unforgettable ride by holding their dorsal fin. The dolphins are trained and are accompanied by trainers when you are with them, so no risk is associated. If you like this activity, Dolphin Day Dubai is the place to be.
10. Dhow Cruise In Dubai Marina
Dubai Marina Dhow Cruise would need no selling! It’s an amazing experience in wooden boats adorned with colorful lights and Arabian ambience. Dhow Cruise in Dubai Marina will offer you to relish the attractions of current Dubai and the best views of Dubai. The skyline of modern Dubai is quite fascinating at night and you can enjoy the view sitting in an old style Arabian boat. This is a great way to learn about the local culture as well. This activity is recommended for family vacationers with adult kids.
These are some amazing ways to enjoy a family vacation in Dubai. If you have good budget, you can also consider going for a luxury yacht cruising in Dubai. You can rent a yacht in Dubai of any size of your choice and enjoy exploring some of the most popular attractions in Dubai water. You can enjoy fishing with your family, relax on the deck and eat freshly cooked fish and other delicious food onboard.