Dubai is the city made for families. Already home to hundreds of families from all around the world who chose Dubai as their new home due to its evolving progress in becoming the world’s best city for education, tourism, growth, and making dreams come true, Dubai offers plenty of fun and entertaining activities that are designed to please every single family member. Here is a list of some of the top family friendly activities in Dubai.
The Pointe Cheeky Monkeys is an award winning kids soft play area where children have the opportunity to grow thinking and creative abilities and develop new learning skills through the various and diverse activities available. Having one of its several branches located at The Pointe, it is known for being a massive soft play area with a 5 floor play structure ready to accommodate children and take them on a whole new adventure.
There are also several trampolines and climbers for the children to enjoy. Children can also spend hours in the monkey clubhouse and interact with other children, make new friends, and learn together. There are plenty of classes to take part in at Cheeky Monkeys. Most of those classes include baby yoga, drama, literacy, language, story time, and so much more. The staff at Cheeky Monkeys which include trainers and supervisors have received extensive training and continue to receive training on a monthly basis in order to give the visiting children the best and most profitable experience possible in terms of education, entertainment, and unforgettable experiences. Children can also take part in the Arts and Crafts Garden where they will be guided through the help of the trainers to create their own unique art work from scratch. Cheeky Monkeys is also the perfect place for children to host their very own birthday parties, with over 8,000 birthday parties already held at Cheeky Monkeys.
There are several packages to choose from and a team ready to fulfill every request and make the birthday party one of the best in the region. Cheeky Monkeys, where interactive play, indoor and outdoor parties, creative arts and crafts, themed birthday parties, indoor soft play areas, life size clubhouses, and so much more are all available to give children the perfect day. Open Saturday through Thursday from 9 AM till 7 PM, and on Fridays till 10 PM, and for a ticket price of AED 60 on weekdays and AED 80 on weekends, a visit to Cheeky Monkeys is one of the best family-friendly activities in Dubai.
A family friendly attraction that combines cultures from all around the world in one location, visiting Global Village is truly one of the best family friendly activities in Dubai. Described as “brining the cultures of the world together”, diversity is the key theme at Global Village Dubai.
What is guaranteed once one visits Global Village is that every second of their time will be filled withsurprises and most of all, a ton of new experiences. Daily shows are available as you walk by such as shows representing Lebanese, Saudi Arabian, Iranian, Indian and many more cultures, from village to village. There are plenty of food courts and souvenir shops awaiting and also Global Village is one of the best places to take plenty of family pictures.
Children will get the chance to enjoy character meetings where they can interact with live characters. Global Village is also famous for its many family friendly attractions like Ripley’s believe it or not, where visitors will enter the imaginary and mystical world of Ripley with 6 different themed galleries in a museum full of attractions, a marvelous mirror maze, and a one of a king souvenir shop where visitors can buy some of the craziest and unique souvenirs. An experience which is only found at Global Village.
When one talks about culture, there is always a mention of food. The dining experience at Global Village is phenomenal with over 200 restaurants and cafes representing cuisines from all around the world. Global Village also has the largest street food section in the region. Restaurants include the Atlas Cafe where visitors can enjoy some traditional Turkish cuisine, Asl Al Kushari, where visitors can try out Egypt’s unique street food and so many more restaurants all available at Global Village Dubai.
Open Saturday through Wednesday from 4 PM till Midnight, and Thursday through Friday from 4 PM till 1 AM and with a ticket price of only AED 15 for adults whereas children below the age of 3 and seniors above the age of 65 can enter for free, visiting Global Village Dubai is truly one of the best family friendly activities in Dubai.
Known as the largest Hollywood inspired theme park in the middle east, Motion Gate Dubai is the perfect family destination. There are plenty of family friendly activities awaiting. Motion Gate Dubai is divided into four zones. Columbia Pictures, Smurfs Village, DreamWorks, and Lionsgate and each zone has something different and unique to offer.
With ticket price of AED 275 for a day pass and AED 395 for the annual pass, the amount of excitement and joy experienced at Motion Gate Dubai will surpass all expectations. Some of the attractions found at Motion Gate Dubai include Hotel Transylvania, Cloudy with a chance of meatballs, where families can experience heart racing rides and even water rides, enjoying them all together. Families can also try out the Zombie Blast off rides, Ghost Busters, The Green Hornet, a Smurf Studio Tour, and even an Underworld 4D experience.
There are still plenty of rides awaiting. Children can also enjoy all the live entertainment with live and interactive shows performed and a Meet and Greet experience with several Hollywood characters. The rides include family rides, kids’ rides, motion simulators, a kids play area, roller coaster rides, and water rides. All these amazing factors make a visit to Motion Gate Dubai one of the best family friendly activities in Dubai.