Dubai remains one of the worlds most rapidly changing cities and offering unbeatable unique experiences for families. This city has something to offer for everyone right from safe beaches, thrilling water- parks and desert camel rides to all year round skiing, malls and souk shopping. All of this will keep the kids entertained the entire day. Lets see the things in Dubai that are unmissable for a family experiences:
A Desert Safari: These safari’s include camel treks, sand-skiing on surfboards, alfresco Arabian barbeques, music, belly dancing, falconry displays and even sleepovers in Bedouin tent. You can also go in for a hot air balloon ride over the desert or venture out to the Hajar Mountains to the Hatta Rock Pools which occupy a spring-water gorge.
An Abra Ride: Take a ride in the traditional wooden boat called the abra travelling through the historic Creek waterway and view the contrast between the wind- towers and the shiny new architecture. Once at the Creekside Park you will find the Children’s City discovery center with botanical gardens, playgrounds, mini-golf or you can even opt for a ride in the cable car to get the beautiful view of the shore.
Abu Dhabi City Tour and Ferrari Theme Park: You can venture out for a full day Abu Dhabi City Tour that will take you around the capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which is located on an island connected to the mainland by two bridges. This place is filled with skyscrapers, and is sometimes referred as the Manhattan of the Middle East. Here you can visit the the largest mosque - Zayed Mosque and the Heritage Village followed by the beautiful Corniche (beach) where you can take photographs of the city skyline, Al Hisn Fort, Old Souk (market), and the Breakwater Island.
All kids love theme parks, once done seeing the city you can visit the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi which is the largest theme park of its kind. The park hosts more than 20 unique rides and attractions for visitors of all ages and interests. In addition to this, you will find a wide variety of Italian restaurants, unique shopping experiences and dedicated entertainment.
Burj Khalifa: Once in Dubai, you cannot miss the tallest tower in the world the Burj Khalifa. It is designed to be the centerpiece of a large-scale, mixed-use development that includes 30,000 homes, nine hotels (including The Address Downtown Dubai), 3 hectares of parkland, at least 19 residential towers, the Dubai Mall, and the 12-hectare man-made Burj Khalifa Lake.
Dubai Mall: A visit to the Dubai Mall is a must, since it not only has 1200 shops but also services the world’s biggest gold souk, a vast aquarium, an Olympic isze ice rink, the SEGA Republic high adventure theme park, the Kidzania center and a 22 screen Cineplex. So if you don’t have the time to see all the malls, make sure to visit just this one atleast.
This is why Dubai is fast becoming a favorite family destination, making sure that there’s something for everybody.