Amusement park attendance is on the rise this summer holidays and while there are hundreds of its kind in all corners of the world, varying massively in both popularity and quality, Dubai is an emerging hotspot for the thrill seekers!
Yes, we know, nothing beats the rush of being launched 72 mph in 2 seconds or walloping speeds of a top-notch roller coaster while you get splashes of water in between!
If you are a UAE resident and you live in Dubai, you surely know that one of these days, you will find yourself browsing where best to get an adrenaline rush! Of course, we wouldn’t let you miss out on this city’s dizzying array of new and innovative rides. That said, we compiled 5 adventures you could tick off your bucket list with your family!
IMG Worlds of Adventure
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If intense rides are your thing, head to the IMG worlds and have yourself some nail-biting thrill! What’s more, meet your favorite Marvel characters and experience for yourself what it’s like to be Iron Man, Hulk, and Thor! It gets more exciting as the park has three more amazing zones, which include Cartoon Network, Lost Valley – Dinosaur Adventure, IMG Boulevard all spreading over 1.5 square feet in a temperature controlled atmosphere for year-round entertainment.
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Winter has come in the UAE and it’s pouring down inside a mall! Since Dubai is the city of limitless possibilities, you could actually go skiing in its Mall of the Emirates. A must-do for every visitor to Dubai, glide your way up and down the snowy hill, go rock climbing and bobsleighing in the Middle Eastern snow– all inside a temperature- controlled facility! How cool is that?!
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Ever dream of building your childhood shenanigans in real life? Those little bricks you once put effort on building is now actually a home of theme rides, fun shows, and an unbeatable experience!
Legoland was solely built for families with kids aged 2 to 12. You and your young ones would surely be mesmerized by this park’s more than 40 rides and 15,000 Lego models.
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How fun does a slide through a group of sharks sound?
Behold Aquaventure, voted the best waterpark in the Middle East and the fifth best in the world, in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Waterparks Awards.
In here, you would get the best of what world-class water parks offer, without even having to leave the UAE. This 17-hectare beachfront resort is located at the apex of Dubai’s most fuss about man-made island, The Palm, dropping people from its vertical slide, one at a time!
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Dubbed as the “Hollywood in the middle of the desert”, the Motiongate Dubai theme park will take you back in time when you go gaga over Shrek and The Smurfs!
Ride your way down memory lane with its The Hunger Game’s themed roller coasters and many other immersive attractions and thrilling rides! Additionally, all filmmakers wannabes are gifted with the wonders and magic of behind-the-scene film making on real-life movie sets at Studio Central! Channel your inner Ghostbuster and groove to the moves from the Step Up crew, all in one place!
Dubai, without any doubts, is nailing its label as one of the best destinations for all ages! Whether you are looking for family fun or adrenaline-pumping adventure, this city sure has it and so much more in store for you!