Dubai is a city of extremes – extreme opulence, extreme climates, extreme luxury, extreme architecture, etc. When you look at the indoor amusement parks here, you see that this theme of extremes continues here. Dubai has some of the best indoor amusement parks in the world. Here we present a few of them to you.
IMG Worlds of Adventures:
IMG Worlds of Adventures is the world’s biggest indoor amusement park. There are four main adventure zones in the amusement park – Marvel, Cartoon Network, IMG Boulevard, and Lost Valley- Dinosaur Adventure. Each zone has thrilling rides, live shows, interactive games, shopping outlets, and restaurants. There is also the 12-screen state-of-the-art Novo cine complex for the cinema fans. Meeting your favorite Marvel characters like Spiderman, the Hulk, Thor, or the avengers and experiencing the action-packed activities and rides make you hope that it goes on and on. Cartoon Network characters steal your heart all over again, and you become a child once more. Go shopping for the costume of your favorite character or for souvenirs. Then when you get hungry, go to one of the many restaurants for your favorite meal.
VR Park Dubai:
For the fans of virtual reality and augmented reality experiences, VR Park is a must-visit place. It is the world’s largest indoor virtual reality park and the first immersive virtual reality experience in the Middle East. The props are so lifelike that you feel as if the experiences are very real. A great place to visit with or without family, there are plenty of interactive, heart-stopping, thrilling activities and experiences. You can share your world with zombies or aliens, or jump from terrifying heights in the sky. For the thrill junkies, the roller coaster ride will satisfy your cravings. Then there is the VR drone trip over the Burj Khalifa that will remain in your memories forever.
Kidzania is an indoor amusement park inside Dubai Mall. The kids are provided with hands-on interactive activities that help them develop real-life skills. In the replica of a city, the children can role-play to solve problems, earn money and experience various professions. They can experience working in different professions like education, health, media, retail, entertainment, and services like hospitality and police. Such activities help them to understand and learn how these industries work and the role and importance of various professionals. Making friends and hanging out with them is a bonus. They can also spend any money they earn on treats, toys, spa, etc. This is a wonderful place to hold birthday parties as enjoyment is assured.
If you wish to play in the snow in the hot summer season of Dubai, head to the Mall of the Emirates. This is the Ski Dubai. Experience winter and snow here. If you do not know how to ski then learn from expert instructors. There are ski routes to suit everyone’s skill levels. Use the frozen zipline to reach the top of the hill and ski down. Or ride the chair lift to the top. Go tobogganing or ride the twin track bobsled. Explore the snow cavern or meet the family of penguins. Roll around in the snow or build a snowman. Just enjoy the snow and the cold. It is better to purchase your tickets for the different activities online, for undisturbed enjoyment.
The Magic Planet is also located in the Mall of the Emirates. It is the largest indoor family entertainment center and gaming venue. There is an amazing range of games, rides and other activities. There are activities suited to all tastes and age groups. Play on the arcade games at the arcade avenue to test your skills and earn some wonderful prizes. Or play on the Astro Blasters, which is one of the most favorite games here. Visit the Gravity Trampoline Park and enjoy the trampoline jumps. The Yalla! Bowling is another place to involve the whole family and play in teams to compete and score. The best feature about the Magic Planet is that it is located in eight different locations in the city. Wherever you travel in Dubai, there is a Magic Planet near, for your family to experience.
Hub Zero is a gaming arena and is dedicated to a range of games, simulators, virtual reality experiences and other play areas. It offers a range of addictive games. Some of the most popular ones are the old favorite arcade games and the shooting games like Gears of War or Battlefield where you have to shoot targets through different battle scenes. The thrill in these games is the achievement of crossing each level and going on to the more challenging levels. For zombie fans, there are zombie hunter games in 3D. Car race fans can play on the race simulators to maneuver the racetracks skillfully. These are just a few of the games you can play and experience. Others are fantasy games, sports, and extreme sports games.
Legoland: Miniland Legoland at Dubai features interactive Lego models and is located in Legoland Dubai. This is a unique indoor amusement park suitable for all families. Explore the wonders of the world all made of Lego bricks. Also, find the iconic landmarks of the Middle East. You can even see old Dubai and the Dubai creek with all its landmarks. You will have the opportunity to create your own city using Lego bricks and the complete family will be immersed in doing so. Enjoy the light show. The younger kids can enjoy and learn on the driving school, go on a submarine ride, or on the Jet Ski ride.
It is better to keep yourself updated on the COVID-19 safety regulations for the places you wish to visit. The revised schedules and rules are available on their websites.
Even if you are in Dubai without children, you should visit some of these indoor amusement parks. Revisit your own childhood, release the inner child and let it enjoy the time here. And maybe, just maybe, you will never leave the playground of your heart.