60 Things to do in Dubai

With exciting theme parks, kid-friendly activities and shopping and dining options, Dubai is the ultimate year-round destination for a memorable family holiday.

Here’s a list (with links) of 60 outdoor/indoor attractions and activities to inspire your next Dubai holiday itinerary.


Spring is traditionally a good time for outdoor activities, as it’s the last opportunity to enjoy the cool breeze before the summer arrives. Here’s our list of the city’s new outdoor activities that have opened in recent months (shown in alphabetical order):

01 Aventura Nature Park
02 Al Marmoom Desert
03 Al Seef
04 Aquaventure at Atlantis, The Palm
05 Bluewaters Island
06 Bollywood Parks Dubai
07 Dubai Autodrome
08 Dubai Butterfly Garden
09 Dubai Garden Glow
10 Dubai Miracle Garden
11 Dubai Parks and Resorts
12 Global Village
13 Hatta
14 Hatta Damani Lodges
15 Hatta Sedr Trailers
16 Hatta Wadi Hub
17 Laguna Waterpark
18 La Mer
19 Legoland Dubai
20 Legoland Water Park
21 Motiongate Dubai
22 Outdoor at Galleria Mall
23 Ripe Market
24 Riverland Dubai
25 The Al Qudra Lakes
26 The Pointe
27 The Yard
28 Wafi Mall
29 Wild Wadi
30 XDubai Skatepark
31 XPark Jr


For those who prefer to beat the heat indoors, families can keep cool and be entertained with a myriad of different options across the city.

32 Burj Khalifa
33 Caesars Palace, Bluewaters Islands
34 City Centre Mirdif
35 City Walk
36 Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
37 Dubai Ice Rink
38 Dubai Museum & Al Fahidi Fort
39 Etihad Museum
40 Hysteria
41 Hub Zero
42 iFly Dubai
43 IMG Worlds of Adventure
44 KidZania
45 La Perle
46 OliOli
47 Orbi
48 Mattel Play! Town
49 Museum of Illusions
50 ScreenX
51 Shindagha Museum
52 Ski Dubai
53 TEPfactor
54 Theatre by Queen Elizabeth 2
55 The Dubai Mall
56 The Green Planet
57 The Lost Chambers Aquarium
58 VR Park
59 WOW at The Rotunda Dubai


Dubai Summer Surprises is a month-long festival of entertainment and shopping to make the most of the city’s bright summers with live concerts, fireworks and discounts just about everywhere you can imagine.

60 Dubai Summer Surprises


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