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Dubai Aquaventure Waterpark Admission Ticket

1. Dubai Aquaventure Waterpark Admission Ticket

Enjoy thrills and spills at Dubai’s Aquaventure Waterpark, the largest waterpark in the Middle East, on dozens of rides and waterslides. With your day ticket, prepare to do battle with the King of the Sea at the Tower of Poseidon. Ride through the dark and twisting Aquaconda water tunnel. Grab an inner tube and take a trip on the rapids of a tidal river. Test your nerves on the exhilarating Ziggurat, and plunge more than 27 meters down the Leap of Faith, a near vertical freefall waterslide, through shark-filled waters. Unwind on a private beach, and enjoy light snacks and refreshments from on-site restaurants. Take the little ones to Splashers, a water playground especially for kids.

Dubai: Museum of the Future Admission Ticket

2. Dubai: Museum of the Future Admission Ticket

Experience a museum that tries to transform the world rather than tell a story of the past with this ticket to the Museum of the Future in Dubai. Visit this iconic building that is one of the world's most complex architectural structures.  Pass through this unique space which accommodates several immersive future environments that aim to position visitors in an empowering version of the future. Explore the future of space travel, climate change, health, wellness, and spirituality.  Learn about the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence. Discover the possibilities of concepts like human augmentation. See how education, smart cities, energy and transportation may be transformed in the future. 

Dubai: Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark Ticket with Transfers

3. Dubai: Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark Ticket with Transfers

We will pick you up from your preferred location or hotel in Dubai and transport you to the Aquaventure Water Park in an air-conditioned vehicle. When you arrive at the park, begin the adventure by sliding into a shark lagoon or spiraling down the Aquaconda ride. Rowing along the Shark Tunnel or the Lazy River, unwind in the raft. You also have the opportunity to experience one of the most thrilling rides in the waterpark, 'Poseidon's Revenge,' which drops you down a 75-foot-long chute through a trapdoor beneath your feet, then arcs you in a double loop before ejecting you. You shall also explore Splasher's Island, which is exclusively created for the mini and junior adventurers with shallow pools and other fun rides that the little ones can enjoy. After having fun at the water park, you will be heading to the Lost Chambers aquarium if option booked. The stunning underwater aquarium is home to 65,000 marine creatures, including rare species such as crayfish, stingrays, vibrant clownfish, menacing moray eels, albino alligators, and seahorses. Once the Atlantic Aquaventure tour concludes, you will be transferred back to your hotel or other chosen destination in an air-conditioned vehicle.

Motiongate Dubai: One Park Pass

4. Motiongate Dubai: One Park Pass

Motiongate™ Dubai unites 3 legendary Hollywood film studios: Columbia Pictures, DreamWorks Animation, and Lionsgate. Experience a world of cinematic adventure with your day ticket. The theme park features 27 action-packed rides and attractions plus a full program of 15 entertainment experiences and live dance performances. Restaurant meals and fast foods are available throughout the park. Choose from 5 roller coasters, multi-media dark rides, a drop tower, interactive play labs, a water rapids ride and media-based theater shows Take in the high-energy Step Up Dubai, All In! show at the 1,000-seat, multi-purpose Hollywood Theater. Dubai Parks and Resorts is located on Sheikh Zayed Road, approximately 25 minutes away from Dubai Marina.

Dubai: 2-Hour or full day slope session at Ski Dubai

5. Dubai: 2-Hour or full day slope session at Ski Dubai

Add to the enjoyment of your stay in Dubai with a 2-hour or full-day pass to Ski Dubai. The resort has 5 ski runs that vary in difficulty, height, and gradient. The longest run is 400 meters and has a fall of more than 60 meters. You can test your skiing skills on the world's first indoor black run. If you’re not quite up to that you can stay on the gentle beginner slopes to practice your turns. There’s nothing you need to bring along in the way of equipment or clothing. Your pass includes ski attire as well as ski boots, skis, and poles. After you’ve made your way down the slopes there is a quad-chairlift and a tow lift to promptly carry you back to the top for another run. If you’re interested in lessons, the resort has qualified professional instructors available. You’ll also find an exclusive retail shop and St. Moritz and Avalanche cafés.

Dubai: Wild Wadi Waterpark Full-Day Entrance Ticket

6. Dubai: Wild Wadi Waterpark Full-Day Entrance Ticket

Enjoy a day of guaranteed fun for all the family with a full-day entry ticket to the Wild Wadi Waterpark. Located just in front of the iconic Burj Al Arab, the park is a delight for the young and young at heart.  Have fun on more than 30 rides and attractions, including a lazy river, tandem watersides and wipeout waves designed to thrill every surf fanatic. Relax and enjoy the metre high waves of Flood River and the long, lazy river of Juha's Journey through 13 interconnecting rides for a non-stop journey. For the thrill seekers, check out the adrenaline fuelled rides, the incredible Tantrum Alley and Burj Surj. Wipeout and Riptide Flowriders offer the ultimate surfing experience. One of only four such rides in the world, the Wipeout Flowrider shoots out more than seven tonnes of water per second in a thin sheet across a moulded foam structure, producing a realistic wave effect ideal for body-boarding and knee-boarding. Not for the faint-hearted, the Jumeirah Sceirah is the ultimate test bringing a rush of excitement down the 70 degree drop. Anticipation looms as you climb to the top, before the floor beneath suddenly opens for you to slide down 120 metres at an astonishing speed of 80 km/h.

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Full-Day Trip with Louvre & Mosque

7. From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Full-Day Trip with Louvre & Mosque

Enjoy a two-in-one day trip to two UAE essentials. Marvel at architectural and artistic wonders new and old on this inclusive excursion from Dubai. After pickup, sit back and enjoy the journey to the Mosque. On arrival, admire its shining exterior surface of white Greek and Macedonian tiles. Step inside and see the world’s largest hand-woven carpet, large crystal chandeliers, and glass panels studded with thousands of Swarovski crystals. Next, visit the Louvre Museum on Saadiyat Island. The largest museum in the Gulf region, enjoy displays of both classic and modern works of cultural and sociological significance from all over the world. Admire pieces from French museums such as the Louvre, Pompidou Center, and Musee d’Orsay. Linger at the Children’s Museum, relax for a bite to eat in the cafe, or browse in the boutique. After the tour, enjoy the drive back to your hotel in Dubai.

Dubai Parks and Resorts: Two Park Pass

8. Dubai Parks and Resorts: Two Park Pass

Dubai Parks and Resorts is the Middle East’s largest multi-themed leisure and entertainment destination. It features MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, a Hollywood-inspired theme park; LEGOLAND® Dubai, the region's first LEGOLAND theme park; LEGOLAND® Water Park, catering to families with children aged 2-12; and BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai. The entire complex is connected by Riverland™ Dubai – a uniquely themed retail and dining area at the heart of Dubai Parks and Resorts. Located on Sheikh Zayed Road, approximately 25 minutes away from Dubai Marina, the destination offers over 100 rides and attractions. With this pass, enjoy your selection of 2 parks out of the 4 options for 1 day.

From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Day Tour with Ferrari World Ticket

9. From Dubai: Abu Dhabi Day Tour with Ferrari World Ticket

Discover the highlights of Abu Dhabi and enjoy a visit to the unique Ferrari World theme park. See the Heritage Village, and ride the Formula Rossa rollercoaster on this day trip from Dubai. Begin your tour with a visit to Sheikh Zayed Mosque, where you can admire the wonderful architecture that defines the beauty of Islamic art. Continue on to the Emirates Palace, an inspiring hotel in the city with 114 magnificent domes and fantastic suites decorated with gold and marble. You will then visit the Heritage Village, where you can learn more about the life of the Bedouins. Afterward you can enjoy the views of Abu Dhabi’s impressive skyline as you drive on to Al Corniche. The second half of your day trip takes you to the largest indoor theme park in the world – the Ferrari World. Experience the breathtaking rush of speed on the Formula Rossa rollercoaster and test your driving skills on one of the many simulators. Experience the different performances, marvel at the impressive dance and acrobatic shows, or enjoy go-karting.

LEGOLAND® Dubai One Park Pass

10. LEGOLAND® Dubai One Park Pass

Experience 40 LEGO-themed rides, shows and building experiences with your 1-day ticket for LEGOLAND® Dubai. With 15,000 LEGO models made from over 60 million LEGO bricks, 6 themed lands and a mix of indoor and outdoor attractions, the park has something to offer everyone in the family. Start at the LEGO® Factory to see how LEGO® bricks are made and receive your very own LEGO® brick as a souvenir. Visit The Big Shop, offering the largest selection of LEGO® toys in the Middle East! Apply your skills and become part of the crew at The Sea Port. Earn your official LEGOLAND® Driving License at Driving School. Dubai Parks and Resorts is located on Sheikh Zayed Road, approximately 25 minutes away from Dubai Marina.

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Family-friendly activities: Things to do in Dubai with kids

Discover incredible things to do in Dubai with kids. Help them create their own real-life Arabian tale. Treat the family to a desert adventure, complete with camel rides and sandboarding. Or take to the skies over the golden sands with a hot air balloon or a falconry show. There are marvels modern and ancient to enchant young minds. Visit the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa, or the vast souks, and markets, filled with spices, fabrics, and gold. Or just go for exhilarating fun at Ferrari World’s tracks and Bounce’s trampolines.

Ski Dubai: Frolic in the snow in the middle of the desert

Escape to a wintry wonderland during any season. Everyone can enjoy the snow at Ski Dubai. Little ones can build a snowman or sled down a hill. Older kids and adults can take to the slopes for skiing and snowboarding. And it’s okay if they’ve never hit the slopes before – there are lessons available for all ages. Then, hang out with the penguins or check out the ice caverns. Or sip hot chocolate at a chalet and marvel that all of this is inside a mall, surrounded by desert. See the shoppers walking by outside the windows!

Children aged two and older are welcome, although you should check age and height limits for the various rides. Entry fee includes all the snow gear everyone needs. There are lockers for rent, and strollers are welcome and also available for rent. There are restaurants onsite (and in the mall), and baby changing facilities available.

Atlantis Aquaventure: Explore life under the sea 

Atlantis is no longer a mysterious lost continent: it is an epic waterpark. Anyone can buy a ticket for the splashing fun at the Atlantis Palm Hotel. Your adrenaline lovers can test themselves on rides like the Leap of Faith – a water slide almost 100-feet high that includes a long tube through the aquarium. Or the whole family can take a raft down Lazy River and enjoy a ride together.

The park welcomes the entire family, but you should check the age and height limits for the various activities. Strollers are allowed and recommended, and there are locker facilities. You can only bring baby food and water inside, but there are plenty of restaurants throughout the park.

OliOli: Everyone in the family can join the fun

Release the children for playful learning. Designed for kids, OliOli lets everyone join in. Toddlers can play with bubbles and puzzles with parents. Older kids can climb through Toshi’s Net and play up above, safely. They can learn about the forces of air and water with balloons and cannons. Watch their eyes light up as they see a hurricane in action or race little cars, they made themselves! Check the schedule for special activities, like constructing a musical bench or hunting for dinosaur fossils.

This is geared towards toddlers to pre-teens, although older children may also enjoy the activities. If you are traveling with babies, you’ll be relieved to know that there are baby changing and breast-feeding stations available. Strollers are welcome, although there is a storage area if needed. Considering the water activities, you may want to bring a change of clothing. You can bring food and drink or buy some at the café.

City Walk: Enjoy some of the city’s best shopping

Take shopping to the streets with the family. City Walk is an open-air shopping complex with more than just designer fashions. Check the calendar for events like artist performances and cooking competitions in the main area. However, the stores themselves offer kid-tastic entertainments. Geek Nations sells comic and pop culture merchandise and they also have a state-of-the-art gaming area to watch and play. Mattel Play! Town brings Bob the Builder, Angelina Ballerina, Barney, and friends to life for imaginative play with little ones.

Strollers are welcome and available for rent, and baby changing facilities are widely available. There’s also free Wi-Fi throughout the site and a first aid station.

Kite Beach: Enjoy a day of sand and surf

Dubai’s sands are more than desert. There are miles of shoreline to check out. Kite Beach brings family fun to the shores of the Persian Gulf. Active kids can try their hand at kite surfing, wakeboarding, and stand-up paddleboarding. There are playgrounds for the younger kids to build sandcastles, as well as amusement areas with kid-friendly ziplines and obstacle courses. And there are shops along the beach if you forget sunscreen or beachwear.

Strollers are welcome, and there are rentals for towels, beach chairs, and umbrellas. There are plenty of restaurants along the beach, in addition to restroom and shower facilities.



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What people are saying about Dubai

Well worth the purchase after an extremely long 19 hour flight. Extremely polite helpful staff. Beautiful breakfast then refreshing shower, duty-free shopping just down a floor. Then back for a couple of hours of comfortable seating in the quietness of a podding seat before a 5 star lunch. Met fellow travellers who also were impressed with the service.

Alena did a great job! She was a wonderful guide and showed us the best points of interest in an amazing way! We loved this tour and recommend Alena as a tour guide!

The experience was amazing , our guide Abdul was very nice with clear explications The tour is long and you can see a lot of things, you will never get bored.

Fabulous tour and a great historical review of Burj Khalifa which will be a treasure for decades to come.

I had 3 different experience with exclusive yacht they great ppl amazing customer service nice program