Summer is here and the heat is getting to be a bit much, but don’t worry we’ve got some indoor fun you might like. Living in Dubai, you know that there’s loads of amazing indoor fun to be had (for both kids and parents too!). Don’t worry about searching the web for the best activities, that’s what we’re here for! We’ve made a list of 25 of the best indoor kids activities in Dubai that you can enjoy over summer.

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Museum of Illusions

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Enter the fascinating world of illusion which will trick your most fundamental senses and amaze you in the process; a world that will confuse you completely. Are you ready for an even bigger, better, more fascinating adventure? Museum of Illusions Dubai offers you an intriguing visual, sensory, and educational experience with a handful of new, unexplored illusions.

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The View at The Palm

Stunning 360-degree views 240 meters above the world famous Palm Jumeirah. The View is the observation deck on the 52nd floor of the Palm Tower, next to Nakheel Mall. Before you take the 3 minutes journey up to the deck, you can visit the interactive museum and gallery that will tell you the story about the creation of the Palm Jumeirah.

The View has both open and enclosed viewing sections that give a panoramic view of the Palm Jumeirah. It also has a VIP lounge, café and a retail store where you can buy souvenirs for your family and friends.

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Kidzania

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One of the kids’ favorite spots in town to spend the afternoon, Kidzania is always a winner for the kids! They have the chance to role-play over 80 different occupations and learn throughout their stay.

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Green Planet

Bring the family & spend the day exploring & interacting with a whole new world of exotic flora & fauna in this fully immersive indoor vertical tropical forest. Uncover the important role that tropical forest play in the future of our planet. Come prepared to see the Tamrin monkeys, Boa snake, Giant Hornbill, the resident sloth, Australian Walkabout and more!

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IMG Worlds of Adventure

IMG Worlds of Adventure is Dubai’s first mega themed entertainment park with five epic adventure zones in one location. Thrilling rides, rollercoasters, live shows and attractions are crammed into five action packed zones, MARVEL, Lost Valley – Dinosaur Adventure, Cartoon Network, IMG Boulevard and The Haunted Hotel.

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3D World Selfie Museum

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3D World brings you closer to art through the use of hand painted 3D paintings & optical illusions. Get ready to be overwhelmed by the numerous illusions that will bombard your senses every time you step into a new zone. A little imagination while posing with the illusions ensures that the photos taken stand out and rank higher in the fun factor. Explore the interactive Selfie gallery & have a blast at the 3D World Selfie Museum!

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ToDA – Theatre of Digital Arts

ToDA is excited to bring to the UAE the world premiere of ‘Being Van Gogh’ – a unique experience, combining immersive digital art show with acting! After the success of ‘From Monet to Kandinsky’ and ‘The Impressionists’ Being Van Gogh will provide audiences with yet another immersive digital art experience.

TODA’ s impressive and magical art area covers over 1,800 m2 with installed projectors all over the walls, floor and ceiling. Being fully immersive and interactive with the audience the Digital Art Show creates its unique atmosphere of gorgeous beauty that is fully absorbed by the eyes of each visitor. The guests feel themselves completely dissolved at the experienced mirage of gaming colors and stunning surround music.

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Dubai Opera Tour

At Dubai Opera, fascinating stories from every culture unfold through the wonders of the performing arts, and the building itself has its own compelling stories that have shaped the people and culture of Dubai since its inauguration in 2016. The public is invited to experience Dubai Opera and enjoy its unique architecture in special guided tours.

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At The Top Burj Khalifa

From a vantage point on level 124 of the world’s tallest building, you will experience first-hand this modern architectural and engineering marvel and know at last what it is like to see the world from such a lofty height. It’s the most picturesque view from the top you can definitely get some awesome snaps!

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Dubai Aquarium

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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo has everything to keep the entire family happy entertained! The 10-million litre tank, located on the ground level of The Dubai Mall, is the largest suspended aquariums in the world. It houses thousands of aquatic animals, comprising over 140 species. Over 300 sharks and rays live in this tank, including the largest collection of Sand Tiger sharks in the world.

You can even book the penguin cove! The kids will really enjoy that one.

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Dubai Ice Rink

Another one of our favorite spots to take the kids! When we visit the Dubai Mall we’re either watching people ice skate or the kids want to skate for themselves. It’s a fantastic activity that the kids really love – even if they don’t know how to skate. Because then that means help from Mr. Penguin.

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VR Park

A first-of-its-kind attraction for the Middle East, VR Theme Park is centered on the concept of ‘shared escapism’, with an unprecedented breadth of games to suit all ages. Set across two levels, VR Park offers attractions to suit all ages and interests, including adrenaline, horror, tranquility and more, as well as multi-player experiences, allowing visitors to interact with one another and live the experience with family & friends.

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OliOli

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Here’s one that’s ALWAYS a hit with both parents and kids alike! OliOli is made up of 8 interactive galleries that combine 45 hands-on activities, the centre focuses on open-ended and non-judgmental play for children through installations created by academics, artists, professors and designers. It is an interactive museum of delights to stimulate a child’s body and mind!

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Cuckoo’s Indoor Play Area

Cuckoo’s is a safe indoor children’s space at The Beach, JBR specifically designed to enable children of different age groups to explore, experiment, learn through play and develop physical coordination while providing recreational enjoyment.

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Chillout: The Freezing Dubai

Have a nice hot chocolate in this “cool” lounge made from ice that also serves hot soups, sandwiches, juices, hot chocolates, coffee, tea and a variety of deserts, mock-tails and confectionary, making it the first of its kind in the world to serve hot food & beverages in a iced environment. Enjoy its ice sculptures, ice seating and tables and a uniquely illuminated interior, all at a subzero temperature.

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Bricobilandia

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We have a fantastic buy 1 hour get another hour free offer on QiDZ! Bricobilandia is a unique stay, learn & play area – a toy city made of Lego where children can play & build during hours and interact with each other, while developing their imagination and dexterity.

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Dubai Frame

Walk up the world’s largest photo frame and take in the most stunning views of the iconic skyline within a single structure. The frame measures 150 meters high and 93 meters wide. The two towers are connected by a 100-square-metre bridge, which has a 25-square-metre glass panel in the middle. It was designed by award-winning architect Fernando Donis, who also designed Dubai’s Porsche Design Towers, and the Dubai Renaissance Tower.

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Velocity

Velocity is the coolest integrated multi-recreational indoor facility. Spread across 40,000 sq.ft area with 50 plus games and activities, Velocity has something for everyone! Kids can enjoy Trampoline park, multi-level soft-play area, Rainbow Tree, Toddlers Trampoline, Rainbow Net, Interactive LED Wall, Ninja Obstacle and more!

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Switch Bowling

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Take your kids, friends and family for a fun session of bowling! Once you’re done, the older kids can have a game of billiards or have fun with some karaoke and PlayStation time. A good way to keep the bored teens entertained.

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Kids Pizza Making Class at Sapori

Let your little one’s inner chef come out with some pizza making classes at Sapori!

The Award Winning Sapori Restaurant is an innovative casual chic family dining Italian restaurant that transports its guests to the origins of Italian family dining with its warm setting, cozy homey feeling. With its 3 locations across UAE, Sapori services breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week. Their menu offers an extensive choice of authentic Italian cuisine including our famous Italian pizza, pasta, rotisseries and more.

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Butterfly Garden

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Wander through the custom-built domes, home to 35,000 different species of butterflies! A great place to experience nature indoors during these hotter months.

Enjoy the Butterfly Museum, with hand-craft designs made by thousands of Butterflies from different parts of the world, see the beautiful Koi Fish in different colors & sizes located at the Koi Pond, and enjoy a selection of educational movies & animations at the Kids Cinema. There’s also a cafe serving Starbucks coffee and refreshments at the entry to the Garden.

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Funky Monkeys Indoor Soft Play

Enjoy these soft play area access, full fun package at Funky Monkeys Playland! The soft play area includes a big slide, a toddler slide, a ball pit, obstacle courses, a trampoline and a Lego station. Remember to bring socks with you! Kids below 4 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

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Kids Zone Indoor Soft Play

Kids Zone Play Area is an indoor play area where children aged 6 months + can be entertained and supervised in a safe and secure environment. There is a child care drop-off option for children 3 years and over.

They have educational, social, fun, and supervised Playgroup programs on weekdays (day-care services). You do not need to pre-register for the Playgroup programs, it’s available on-demand for walk-ins. Kids in the Kids Zone Play area love to run around, play, and use up all their energy in having fun. This is why we have provided a coffee place where parents and friends can eat, chat, enjoy free Wi-Fi while children can replenish their energy levels.

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Ski Dubai

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Bring the family to enjoy a magical day at Ski Dubai!

Hit the slopes or enjoy the snow park with the family and save up to 20% on tickets when you buy on QiDZ! Choose different packages from: Snow Classic, Snow Slope, Snow Daycation Pass, Snow Plus or Penguin Encounter!

There’s so much fun to be had and this is the best time to visit the snow park. Buy your tickets on QiDZ here!

Mermaids of Arabia

Mermaids of Arabia cherish the beauty of the sea and our natural world, which is why it’s important to them to promote environmental stewardship in enjoyable and positive ways. Experience the glamour of the sea and celebrate your birthday with a mermaid or pirate makeover!

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