Winter break is finally here! If you’re staying in town for the next few weeks and aren’t sure about what to do, we got you! From outdoor family fun to indoor activities, there’s something here everyone will love.
Want to see some festive activities going on around town too? Head over to QiDZ to browse through lots of festive fun.
Outdoor Fun to Enjoy this Winter Break
Dubai Safari Park
Dubai Safari Park is home to more than 2500 animals from all over the world. You will find 4 villages there – African, Asian, Arabia and Safari. The kids will also love the children’s zoo and being transported between the major attractions by eco-friendly solar powered vehicles!
Dubai Miracle Garden
Bring the kids to see the impressive record breaking sites like the Emirates plane covered in flowers as well as Disney Avenue with Mickey Mouse & Friends, the giant teddy bear and more!
Take your family to the region’s largest multi-cultural festival park. Shop at over 3,500 retail outlets. With country pavilions displaying authentic regional products and entertainment from over 78+ countries. Try a range of different food options from over 24 different cuisines, along with thrill rides and family rides at Global Village’s Carnival funfair area.
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Safari Dubai package offers six hours of untainted fun. A mix of adventure, cultural entertainment, and sumptuous dinner under the stars.
The highlight of the tour is an exciting 4×4 drive deep into the desert followed by a visit to the traditional Arabic Bedouin campsite, to capture the real essence and beauty of the desert.
Dubai Garden Glow
Visit Dubai’s most popular family destination and allow the magic of the bright colours, lights and wide-open spaces fill your senses.
Dubai Garden Glow opens in the afternoon, so head there earlier and the kids can have a dash in the playground before walking through the Dinosaur Park with life-sized dinosaurs! Watch them roar and for the older kids learn a little more about them along the way. As it becomes dark, that’s when the true magic of this park comes alive.
Here’s a chance for adventure, to reconnect with nature & get active in the Ghaf forest. Enjoy over 80 challenges at 5 different levels between the ground & the trees, suitable for adventure seekers of all ages!
Leap across the great Tarzan jump of 25m & conquer the longest tree top zip lines in the region. For the smaller ones, the mini kids circuit offers fun obstacles in a safe environment, circle games and arts & crafts. See notes for details.
Al Ain Zoo
Al Ain Zoo is the first zoo of its kind in the Middle East and was founded in 1968. The Zoo is known globally for its efforts in the conservation of nature and wildlife, and its protection of about 4000 animal species.
Mangrove Kayaking with Quest for Adventure
Quest for Adventure is an outdoor adventure company specializing in fun for all the family. From mangrove tours, to water sports, wake boarding and archery, suitable from 4 years old.
Explore the stunning Al Zorah Nature Reserve, home to the fish nursery of the Sea, the creek and mangrove which are designated as conservation areas with over 58 species of rare and migratory birds.
Join the fun with the world’s largest outdoor water park in Dubai located on JBR Beach. Run, slide, jump, fall, laugh and endure over 100+ obstacles of fun.
Laguna Waterpark is one of the coolest spots down Jumeirah Beach way at La Mer. With WaveOz 180 surf pool, slides, lazy river and toddler friendly splash pad and aqua play area, there are plenty of ways for the whole family to cool off!
Indoor Fun to Enjoy this Winter Break
Dubai Bowling Center
The Dubai Bowling Centre in Al Quoz is set in a huge faux castle and features 16 professional bowling lanes, 3 projector lanes, arcade games and e-gaming zones. A fun day out for the whole family awaits!
Sky Views Dubai
Located on floors 52 and 53 of the twin Address Sky View Hotel, the Observatory offers an unforgettable experience. Take a thrilling ride in the panoramic glass elevator to more than 219.5 meters above the ground or walk the 25-metre glass floor, and enjoy spectacular views of the city’s fabulous skyline and shining coast.
Museum of Illusions
Museum of Illusions Dubai offers you an intriguing visual, sensory, and educational experience with a handful of new, unexplored illusions.
Located on Bluewaters Island, close to the iconic Ain Dubai, Madame Tussauds Dubai has raised the interest of both locals and tourists right from the time of its announcement. Madame Tussauds Dubai has the models or sculptures of an array of celebrities. Here, you would find the wax models of both local and international artists and stars.
Adventure Zone is a dedicated safe indoor adventure facility that can be enjoyed throughout the year. They offer a wide range of fun activities such as caving, skate park, zip line, trampoline park, fun walls and more.
Adventure Zone is supervised by certified instructors and designed to suit all fitness levels, making it an ideal adventure park for individuals, families, parties and events.
Here’s one spot that the kids and parents love alike! There’s so much fun to be had at OliOli this winter break. Not to mention the winter camps that they have on offer!
Enjoy a family day at the slopes with access to all the main activities and attractions to be found in this spectacular winter wonderland!
Spend a day at Kidzania where children will have fun while learning socialization skills, self-esteem and respect. Kids will develop their creativity, learn to be independent, improve decision-making skills and many other capabilities!
The Green Planet
Bring the family & spend the day exploring & interacting with a whole new world of exotic flora & fauna in this fully immersive vertical tropical forest. Uncover the important role that tropical forest play in the future of our planet.
Rolldxb is a homegrown roller-skating concept born in Dubai from a community of passionate skaters. From a local crew of skating enthusiasts shredding the streets and parks of Dubai, the movement has grown into a unique rink in Mina Rashid Maritime City, for everything creative, social and artistry.
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