Theme Parks In Dubai Every Adventure Junkie Will Love

by Sweta Swaminathan
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Looking for theme parks in Dubai? If you are looking for a quick adrenaline rush or a jolly good time with your friends and family, UAE is sure to give you the ultimate thrills. UAE boasts an impressive line up of theme parks and we’ve compiled an elaborate list so you can plan your holiday better.

1. Aquaventure Waterpark

Located in the heart of Atlantis Dubai, Palm Jumeirah – this is one theme park for all thrill-seekers. The slides here are not for the faint-hearted as it can transport you to ultimate levels of rush in minutes. The rides and attractions are some of the most record-breaking ones in the history of water parks. Even though children under 1.2 metres of height are not permitted to enter – there is a little children’s play area where they can splash around and enjoy some little tunnels, slides and monkey bar- like equipment to frivol in.

If you are someone close to a daredevil – check out the Leap of Faith which is a 27.5-metre ride through a clear tube where you are inches away from sharks. Furthermore, there is a zip line designed to transport you across the park with the best views ever. Access to the park is complimentary for guests at Atlantis – which visitors need to pay a little fee.

Price – AED 360 (Adults), AED 320 (Kids under 1.2m)
Location – Atlantis The Palm, Dubai
Contact – 800 AMAZING (2629464)

Credits – Atlantis The Palm / Facebook

2. Motiongate Dubai

If you are a Hollywood movie enthusiast, Motiongate is the ultimate theme park destination you could come across in the whole of MENA region. A part of Dubai Parks and Resorts – this place is home to more than 20 thrilling rides, attractions and interactive live shows around the theme of classic movies and timeless blockbusters. There are several zones created around several movies such as Hotel Transylvania which is at its spooky best.

The dearest attraction in this park is the Dreamworks studio that has some of our favourite characters and their figurines such as Po from Kung Fu Panda, Shrek, and more. Additionally, there are also some rides themed around these movies such as Madagascar: Hot Pursuit. There is also a destination for all Hunger Games fanatics called the “Liongate Zone” as well. The live shows are also very entertaining for kids as well as adults who never wish to grow up.

Price – AED 245 (1 day), AED 345 (Annual Pass)
Location –Dubai Parks and Resorts, Sheikh Zayed Road, Opposite Palm Jabel Ali, Dubai
Contact – 04 426 2000

Credits – Dubai Parks & Resorts / Facebook

3. Hub Zero

Hub Zero is where gamers ultimate dreams come true. This theme park is an all interactive zone located in City Walk where real and virtual worlds come together. Visitors can enjoy some of the most immersive gaming experiences with their friends and family. There are over 18 mindblowing attractions awaiting you that have been segregated into various zones – Microsoft, Konami, Electronic Arts. etc

If you wish to be transported back to the 90’s – there are some gems awaiting you such as Pac-Man, Pinball and the similar. Also, there is an indoor 4D experience awaiting who want a thrilling ride of a movie indulgence. Furthermore, some of the attractions of this place are exclusive and like no other. The themed zone is recommended for those over the age of 10 and is a great experience whether or not you are someone into the gaming paradise.

Price – AED 100 onwards (Pay & Play), AED 275 (Mega Pass)
Location –Hub Zero, City Walk, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Contact – 800 MERAAS

Credits – Hub Zero / Facebook

4.Bollywood Parks

If you are a hardcore Bollywood fanatic – watch as your favourite movies and characters adapt to the locale of this theme park. Bollywood Parks was conceptualized as one of the first parks around the celebration of Indian Cinema. Iconic movies such as Sholay, Dabangg, Don and more have been imbedded and relived through motion rides, live shows and more. Don The Chase, Sholay the hunt for Gabbar Singh are some of the popular attractions– where you can experience what it feels like to triumph over defeating the bad guys.

Furthermore, their live entertainment is one of the parks strongest forte – and the broadway like musicals in their indoor lavish theatre called Rajmahal cannot be missed at any cost. (separate tickets needed)

Price – AED 175 (one day), AED 345 (annual pass)
Location –Dubai Parks and Resorts, Sheikh Zayed Road, Opposite Palm Jabel Ali, Dubai
Contact – 04 426 2000

Credits – Dubai Parks & Resorts / Facebook

5. Legoland Park & Legoland Water Park

The Legoland franchise was kickstarted with the launch of Dubai Parks & Resorts – with 2 attractions on its plate namely Legoland Dubai and Legoland Water Park. Legoland Dubai has some of the most incredible rides and attractions spread across six different “lands: namely Lego City, Imagination, Adventure, Miniland and more. The interactive attractions are well equipped to keep kids occupied all day. There are several iconic landmarks of the world that have been recreated with the help of lego bricks.

The water park also offers some of the greatest adventures of splash and thrill. There are several slides and tubes, as well as a lazy river ride. Be mindful that this park is designed for kids so it might just feel smaller than its other counterparts.

Price – AED 245 (1 day), AED 345 (Annual Pass)
Location –Dubai Parks and Resorts, Sheikh Zayed Road, Opposite Palm Jabel Ali, Dubai
Contact – 04 426 2000

Credits – Dubai Parks & Resorts / Facebook

6. Ski Dubai

Looking for someplace to escape the heat? Ski Dubai is where all your snow-white, chilly dreams come true. Experience the exhilarating feeling while swooshing through the white ice where you can flaunt your skating skills. Ski Dubai has something for people of all ages, making it an ideal spot to spend a day with your family. You can also spot some penguins like never before and trust me, they are great posers. In a country that is sunny throughout the year, the ice theme park is a true blessing in disguise. There are quite a number of packages to choose from where you get to decide how you would like to spend the day at the park – with your friends and family.

Price – AED 190 onwards (Snow Park) – other packages are available
Location – Mall of the Emirates
Contact – 800 386

Credits – Ski Dubai / Facebook

7. Laguna Water Park

Laguna is a soul sister to the mesmerizing views of La Mer. This waterpark is the ultimate funky destination with some great rides through the water, a beach club as well as 5 different zones namely – Splash, Surf, Relax. Eat and Slide. Some of the popular rides are Manta, Constrictor and of course, their most popular Free Fall which is a glass capsule attraction from the skies to the ultimate adrenaline rush you have ever felt. WaveOz is something surf-enthusiasts cannot miss as it goes up to 187 feet above surface giving you an experience like no other. Those who are looking for a chill post all that thrill, check out the cabanas and infinity pools perfect for a much-needed detox.

Location – La Mer, Dubai
Price – AED 125 onwards
Contact – 800 Meraas

Credits – Laguna Waterpark / Facebook

8. IMG World of Adventure

If you are someone who is all in for the thrills, but not to the extent of getting burned up in this weather – this is the place for you. One of the worlds largest theme parks, IMG World of Adventures is home to over 150 rides and each one is different from the other. The park is divided into 4 zones – two of which instantly bring your childhood back with your favourite characters from Marvel and Cartoon Network come to life. There is also the IMG Boulevard and the Lost Valley – a dinosaur-themed concept created for fun for all ages. It’s a great destination to not only beat the heat but also to indulge in the magic of some of the craziest experience such as the Spider-Man Experience, the Thor Thunder Spin, 5D Ben Ten experience and more.

Did you know that you can get free flight tickets when you book tickets to IMG?

Price – AED 299 (including AED 50 food voucher)
Location – Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road, Dubai
Contact: 04 403 8888

Credits – Dubai Parks & Resorts / Facebook