7 Best Kid-Friendly Places In Qatar For A Memorable Outing

The country provides diverse kid-friendly attractions...

by Priyanka Fernandes
7 Best Kid-Friendly Places In Qatar For A Memorable Outing

Going on a family outing in Qatar offers a wide range of unforgettable experiences for both parents and children. The country provides diverse kid-friendly attractions, from exciting adventures to educational explorations, guaranteeing fun for young visitors. Let’s discover the seven best kid-friendly places in Qatar, where every moment promises to create lasting memories for the whole family.

1. Al Khor Park And Zoo

Explore wildlife at Al Khor Park and Zoo, a newly renovated attraction in Qatar offering a fun-filled day for families. With activities like mini-golf, train rides, and basketball, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Located just a short drive from Doha, this historic park boasts extensive green areas, playgrounds, and even a museum. Get up close to over 300 animals from 49 species, including primates, big cats, giraffes, and pandas. Don’t miss the serene artificial lake adorned with waterfalls and fountains, providing the perfect spot to unwind.

Where: Al Khor, Qatar
When: 8 am to 10 pm daily
Cost: QAR 15 for adults and QAR 10 for kids

2. Angry Birds World Theme Park

Angry Birds World is Qatar’s premier 4-in-1 amusement park, boasting many indoor and outdoor attractions. Guests can immerse themselves in over 20 rides and attractions, indulging in 70 arcade games, creating an experience akin to a giant video game. Dance enthusiasts can groove alongside Red, Chuck, and Stella while making cherished memories. Visitors can also explore the park’s retail outlet for keepsakes and gifts and refuel at the food and beverage outlets. Angry Birds World offers exclusive packages tailored to every occasion, from family outings to birthday celebrations, school excursions, and corporate events.

Where: Doha Festival City, Al Shamal Rd, Doha, Qatar
When: Saturday to Wednesday from 1 pm to 10 pm and Thursday to Friday from 1 pm to 12 am
Cost: QAR 100 for kids card includes play credit for the same amount and QAR 50 for adults along with play credit for the same amount

3. Doha Quest


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Quest is Qatar’s premier theme park, nestled within Doha Oasis Mall in Msheireb. Spanning 32,000 sqm, it offers over 30 exhilarating rides and attractions for all ages. The park divides into three distinct sections: Oryxville, showcasing Arabian heritage; City of Imagination, offering present-day thrills; and Gravity, providing futuristic experiences. Highlights include the Guinness World Record-holding EpiQ Coaster and Magma Blast. With a diverse array of entertainment and dining options, including the iconic Planet Hollywood, Quest is a must-visit destination for families in Doha.

Where: Oasis Gate 2, Al Khaleej, Doha, Qatar
When: Monday to Tuesday from 12 pm to 10 pm and Wednesday to Saturday from 2 pm to 10 pm
Cost:  QAR 235 for adults and QAR 160 for kids between 4 to 12 years

4. Museum Of Illusion Doha

Experience the Museum of Illusions at Doha’s Gate Mall, featuring fascinating illusions and interactive exhibits for all ages. Explore unique rooms with holograms, impressive tricks, and art installations that challenge your senses. Since its 2019 opening, this branch has offered Braille and specially trained staff, providing a welcoming environment for all visitors. Don’t miss your favourite illusions, like the Chair and vortex tunnels, at this kid-friendly place in Qatar

Where: The Gate Mall, Omar Al Mukhtar St, Doha, Qatar
When: Saturday to Thursday from 9 am to 10 pm and Friday and Sunday from 1 pm to 10 pm
Cost:  QAR 80 for adults and QAR 60 for kids between 3 to 15 years

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5. KidzMondo Doha


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KidzMondo Doha is a fun and educational park for kids aged 2 to 14. It has a small city run by kids called Kidizens. In this little city, kids simulate professions, wear uniforms, and perform roles in a safe, interactive environment. Supported by a dedicated team of over 115 educators, Kidizens learn about various occupations and good citizenship. The park, located in the Mall of Qatar, is 8000 m2 and is meant to be a top family attraction in Qatar.

Where: Mall of Qatar
When: Sunday to Wednesday from 11 am to 8 pm, Thursday from 11 am to 10 pm, Friday from 1 pm to 10 pm and Saturday from 11 am to 9 pm
Cost:  QAR 90 for adults and QAR 155 for kids between 4 to 14 years

6. Gondolania


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Gondolania in Villaggio Mall is Doha’s prime family entertainment spot. It features an Olympic-size ice skating rink, a Venetian-inspired Gondola Boat Ride, and, soon, Gondolania Entertainment City, the largest theme park in Doha. It will offer roller coasters, kiddie rides, and a 350m go-karting track. Other attractions include a bowling alley, carousel, and Ferris wheel.

Where: Villaggio Mall, Aspire Park Rd, Doha, Qatar
When: Saturday to Wednesday from 10 am to 11 pm, Thursday from 10 am to 12 am and Friday from 1 pm to 12 am
Cost:  Rides starting at QAR 12

7. Al Thuraya Planeterium


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Explore outer space at Al Thuraya Planetarium in Doha’s Katara Cultural Village. With free entry, enjoy interactive exhibits in Arabic and English. Opened in December 2018, this planetarium offers celestial delights and free shows on a 22-meter screen in air-conditioned comfort. Named after the Thuraya or Seven Sisters star cluster, it seats 200 people and features a Digistar theatre system for live broadcasts. Discover astronomy, geology, weather, and more in 2D and 3D shows in both languages.

Where: Katara Cultural Village،, Building 41, Doha, Qatar
When: 8 am to 8 pm daily
Cost:  Free Entry

In summary, Qatar offers an array of kid-friendly places catering to various interests. There’s something for everyone, from wildlife exploration at Al Khor Park and Zoo to the exhilarating rides at Quest Theme Park. Kids can engage in educational role-playing at KidzMondo Doha, while Gondolania provides thrilling entertainment options. With these diverse options, families can create lasting memories together in Qatar.

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