The Heartland of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Dubai is the best place for adventure, pleasure, and luxury. The place has many unique and cool theme parks to visit. We think parks are only for kids but this isn’t true. The theme parks built in Dubai are loved by tourists of every age and interest.
Theme parks are best to boost mood and to have a great time away from the fast-paced environment. Be it Bollywood Park, Legoland Park, or the Wild Wadi waterpark, each park has its own uniqueness and gaze.There are a number of theme parks in Dubai. To make it easy, we have a list of the ten coolest Dubai theme parks.
Legoland Dubai Parks and Resorts
Legoland is the first Legoland stylized park in the Middle East and the seventh worldwide. The theme park has six theme lands, named Factory, Kingdoms, Adventure, Lego City, Miniland, and Imagination. The park has around forty exciting rides, and it is designed for children ages 12 years old and younger.
Just like all other Legolands around the world, this one also has a mini-land where you can find iconic structures and landmarks of the city as well as the world that are made using 220 million Lego bricks. Legoland Dubai is located on Sheikh Zayed Road. The timings of the park are 11 AM to 6 PM from Sunday to Wednesday and 11 AM to 7 PM from Thursday to Saturday. The park remains closed on Tuesday.
Atlantis Aquaventure Water Park
Get lost in the water in Atlantis Aquaventure water park of Dubai. This theme park is the largest water park in Dubai and even in the world. The park is famous for its extensive range of adventure rides, private beaches, waterslides, and marine activities. The park offers the best blend of thrill, quirky, and fun to make your trip memorable. Atlantis Aquaventure park has thirty record-breaking slides.
Another part of the Atlantis Aquaventure water park is the Lost Chamber Aquarium, which provides you an opportunity to witness around 65,000 marine creatures. The Lost Chamber is the only underwater sea aquarium in Dubai. Zoomerango water slide, Slitherine, and Poseidon’s Revenge are not-to-be-missed rides in the theme park.
The timing of the theme park is 10 AM to 6 PM (Monday to Sunday) and the timing for the Lost Chambers is 10 AM to PM (Monday to Sunday).
Bollywood Park offers an opportunity to sense the flavor of Bollywood in Dubai. The unique theme park depicts Bollywood that you surely have never seen before. You will get the essence of the spicy Bollywood iconic movies, music, and much more. The thrilling rides, shopping options, and live shows are the cherry on the cake.
There are different zones in the park, which include Bollywood Boulevard, Rustic Ravine, Mumbai Chowk, Royal Plaza, and Bollywood Film Studios. Sholay hunts for Gabbar Singh. Tanga number 13, Ra. One Unleashed, Bollywood Skyflyer are some of the famous and exhilarating rides in the park. The Bollywood park is located at the Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai. The park is open from 3 PM to 11 PM throughout the week.
IMG Worlds of Adventure
IMG World of Adventure has many glorious buildings and structures owning different world records in their names for different reasons. The theme park is the world’s largest temperature-controlled indoor park.
This entertainment park is also called the Crown Jewel of Dubai. There are a total of four zones in the park that are called epic zones. Two zones are themed as aesthetics of cartoons and the other two are themed with IMG Boulevard and The Lost Valley. The theme park is located at the E311- Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road and the timings are 12 PM to 8 PM ( Saturday to Wednesday) and 12 PM to 9 PM (Thursday and Friday).
Situated in the largest mall of UAE, the Dubai Mall, VR park is based on the futuristic concept of ‘shared escapism’. The theme park is designed in such a way that it challenges reality by bringing perception and reality together. The park makes sure to give its visitors an insane experience. The rides, interactive games, and education journeys give a lasting impression.
There are plenty of games in the theme park-like John Wick Chronicles, Plummet, The Raft, Payday: The VR Heist, and many more. The timing for the park is 12 PM to 10 PM (Sunday to Thursday) and 12 PM to 12 AM (Friday and Saturday).
Dubai Garden Glow
Visiting this glowing garden will surely seize your heart. The Dubai Garden Glow is also called the world of imagination. The park has around a hundred animatronic dinosaurs. Every single iconic attraction in the Dubai glow garden is made of recyclable items and is the perfect example of fine arts. The iconic attractions in the park are Ice park, glowing animals, and the replica of the tallest tower in the world, Burj Khalifa.
Dubai Glow garden is built on the concept of ‘Art by Day’ and ‘Glow by Night’. The theme park is the best to witness the amazing combination of art and technology. The park is located at the Zabeel Park and the timing for visiting the park is 5 PM to 10:30 PM (Sunday to Thursday) and 5 PM to 11 PM (Friday).
Ski Dubai makes you forget the heat and humidity of Dubai and calms you in the snow. Apart from skiing, this coolest theme park offers a wide range of activities like climbing towers, giant snowball, toboggan, and much more.
The timing for the snow park is from Sunday and Thursday from 10 Am to 12 PM and Friday to Saturday from 9 AM to 12 AM. The park is located at Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai.
As Bollywood Park is based on the theme of Bollywood music and drama, similarly Motiongate is inspired by the Hollywood studios. The park displays the fantasy world of Hollywood, its storytelling, and innovation.
You can witness the three biggest motion studios of Hollywood – Dream Worlds Animation, Columbia Pictures, and Lionsgate in an artificial way. The multimedia theatre, Smurf village, and Kung Fu Panda are some of the must-watch shows in this theme park.
The Motiongate park is located at the Sheikh Zayed Road, opposite Palm Jebel Ali, and the timings to enjoy at the park are 2 PM to 11 PM (Thursday and Friday) and 2 PM to 10 PM (Saturday and Wednesday).
One of the major attractions of Dubai is Riverland Dubai. There are four zones in this unique park named Boardwalk, The French Village, India Gate, and The Peninsula.
The French Village shows the Europe of the 16th century, while India Gate serves you the Bollywood twist and India of the 1920s, The Peninsula will take you to the England of the 19th century that offers you the cuisine of that time and the Boardwalk leads to the America of the 1950s.
This park has created a mark and gives its visitors an essence of medieval times and gives knowledge about the history of different countries. The park is located at the Sheikh Zayed Road, and the timing for the park is from 11 AM to 7:30 PM (Sunday to Thursday) and from 11 AM to 8:30 (Friday and Saturday).
The park is themed in such a way that it will surely take out your love for sports. The park has a series of adventures, and those adventures are waiting for you.
The activities of the park include Tree surfing, rope climbing, ziplining, log balancing, and much more.
The outdoor park is the first of its kind in Dubai. The park provides a natural environment in the man made city. While leaving the park you will surely take the ability of little balancing and risk-taking.The timing for the park is 5 PM to 12 AM (every day). The park is at Mushrif Park.
Dubai is an amazing place for entertainment and thrill. This man-made city has everything you seek for. You won’t regret visiting these cool and unique theme parks. So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and grab your tickets. Enjoy it to the the fullest!
About the author:
Pranitaa Purohit is passionate about traveling and photography. She is always curious about new culture, history and traditions. She loves meeting new people while travelling.