Children: Days Out For Kids

Yalla! Bowling
12 lane bowling alley with pool tables and video game centre. Open Sunday to Saturday from 10:00-00:00. Located adjacent to Playnation inside Mirdif City Centre.
Wild Wadi Waterpark
Water park in Jumeirah open year-round. Various attractions suitable for adults and children including water slides, lazy river, childrens play area, and artificial wave pool. Restaurants, stores, and locker rental available on-site.
Bowling City
Bowling alley with eating area, video games and pool hall. Located inside Festival Centre and Deira City Centre.
Dolphin Bay
Play, swim and observe dolphins at Dolphin Bay beach. Hands on encounters with dolphins in deep and shallow water lagoons. Located at Atlantis, The Palm on Palm Jumeirah.
Dubai International Bowling Centre
36 lane bowling alley with a billiard and pool hall, video game arcade and restaurants. Also hosts various bowling leagues and clubs. Located near Century Mall in Al Mamzar.
Ski Dubai
Indoor ski resort located inside Mall of Emirates. Skiing, snowboarding, tobagganing and general snow play. Open year round.
Arabian Center Ice Rink
Ice skating rink open Sunday to Wednesday 10:00-20:00, Thursday & Saturday 10:00-22:00, and Friday 10:00-12:00, 13:00-22:00. At Arabian Center on Khawaneej Road in Al Mizhar 1.
Dubai Dolphinarium
Indoor dolphin and seal show managed by the Government of Dubai. Restaurant and gift shop on site. Located at Dubai Creek Park (near Gate 1).
Dubai Bowling Centre
24 lane bowling alley with a video game arcade and food outlets. Located across from Dubai Stables on Al Hadiqa Street in Al Quoz.
Edutainment centre where children engage in role-play activities inside replicas of city life. For children up to 16 years old. Open Sunday to Wednesday 09:00-22:00, Thursday 09:00-00:00 and Friday and Saturday 10:00-00:00. Located inside Dubai Mall
Bricks Academy
Edutainment activities using LEGO bricks for children 5-15 years old. Designed to enhance communication, critical thinking, and creativity. Family play is on Saturdays and birthday parties by booking. Located at Childrens City at Creek Park.
The Lost Chambers
Underwater aquarium viewed through underground tunnels and passageways. Hands-on ray feeding attraction and tank diving in the worlds largest open-air marine habitat. Located at Atlantis, The Palm on Palm Jumeirah.
Jumeirah Beach Park
Grassy areas, playgrounds, barbecue sites, snack bar, toilets and showers. Sun beds and umbrellas for hire. Monday is "Ladies only." Entrance fee. Open Sunday to Wednesday 08:00-22:00, Thursday to Saturday until 23:00. In Jumeirah 2.
The Desert Ranch
Bedouin farm with petting zoo, camels, and Arabian horses. Located at Al Sahra Desert Resort in Dubailand.
Al Mamzar Beach Park
Beach and grassy areas with playgrounds, pools, changing rooms, showers, barbecue areas and air conditioned bungalows (for rent). Open daily from 08:00-23:00. Wednesday is "Ladies only." Located near Hamriya Port in Al Mamzar.
Wonderland Theme Park & Splashland Water Park
Roller coasters, thrill rides, bumper cars, water slides, lazy river, pools and arcade games. Located next to Dubai Creek Park (near Garhoud Bridge) in Umm Hurair.
The Animal Sanctuary and Petting Farm
Retired and rescued animals for petting, viewing and feeding. Free admission. Open daily 09:00-18:00. Located at Posh Paws Kennels and Cattery.
Creek Park
Large green areas, playgrounds, bicycle rentals, barbecue areas, aerial cable car ride, mini golf course and snack stands. Entrance fee. Open daily from 08:00-23:00. Located between Garhoud Bridge and Floating Bridge in Umm Hurair 2.
Dubai Ice Rink
Olympic sized ice rink with lockers, food outlets and equipment for purchase and rental. Offers group and individual ice skating lessons. Open Sunday to Wednesday 10:00-22:00 and Thursday to Saturday 11:15-23:45. Located inside Dubai Mall.
Childrens City
Dubai Municipalitys edutainment centre offers hands on educational exhibits, workshops, toddlers play area and a movie theatre. Also has onsite cafe and gift shop. Located at Dubai Creek Park (gate 1) in Umm Hurair 2.
Safa Park
Sports fields and courts, small rides, running track and a boating lake in the centre of the park. Small entrance fee. Open 08:00-23:00 daily. Located on Al Wasl Road in Al Safa.
Water park located adjacent to Atlantis, The Palm on Palm Jumeirah. Attractions include water slides, man-made river and rapids, and young childrens play area and access to a private beach. Open daily from 10:00 until sunset.
Dubai Dolphinarium
Dubai Dolphinarium is home to numbers of unique tourist spots or attractions in Dubai including the UAE’s only dolphin show, seal show, exotic bird show and mirror maze. School and group visits available.
Mushrif Park
Playgrounds, rides, pools, gymnasium, snack stand and large grassy areas. Areas for BBQ. Mini model homes in Arabic and international styles on display. Entrance fee. Open 08:00-23:00 daily. Located on Al Khawaneej Road next to Mirdif.
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
Encounter sharks, rays and fish up close by walking through the underwater glass tunnel, cage snorkelling and diving in the tank. Above the aquarium are over 40 aquatic displays of various marine life. Open 10:00-00:00 daily. Located inside Dubai Mall