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Dubai for young kids

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Dubai for young kids
Dubai will be an exciting adventure for young kids. Introduce them to the local cultures at the Dubai Heritage Village and the Sheikh Mohammed Center. Let them cool off at the Wild Wadi Water Park. Experience aquaventures at the Atlantis, Dubai Dolphinarium, and Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo.
Good for: Families, Groups, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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The Dubai Heritage Village
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The Dubai Heritage Village

Located in the Shindagha near the creek’s mouth, the Dubai Heritage Village (Hatta Village) provides a glimpse into Dubai’s traditional culture and lifestyle, including Emirate’s maritime history, pearl diving traditions and architecture. Displays include a tented Bedouin village, ancient armory, wooden chests and cooking utensils.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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The Lost Chambers Aquarium
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The Lost Chambers Aquarium

The largest Aquarium in the Mideast and Africa! Lost for thousands of years deep beneath the sea, the ancient ruins of the lost city of Atlantis have finally been uncovered. Come live out your own Atlantean adventure at The Lost Chambers Aquarium home to home 65,000 incredible marine animals. Explore the underwater mazes and tunnels of this lost civilization while encountering sharks... More

The largest Aquarium in the Mideast and Africa! Lost for thousands of years deep beneath the sea, the ancient ruins of the lost city of Atlantis have finally been uncovered. Come live out your own Atlantean adventure at The Lost Chambers Aquarium home to home 65,000 incredible marine animals. Explore the underwater mazes and tunnels of this lost civilization while encountering sharks, eels, seahorses, and piranhas. There are over 20 impressive marine life exhibits including a touch tank and our interactive Aquatheatre show. Less

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Dubai Dolphinarium
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Dubai Dolphinarium

The UAE's Only Dolphin & Seal Show & Much More! Over 30,000 visitors per month get up close & personal to graceful dolphins & playful seals at Dubai Dolphinarium' action-packed shows. These interactive extravaganzas showcase these amazing animals' astounding skills. Visitors watch in wonder as the dolphins & seals perform incredible acrobatics, dance, sing, juggle & even paint. Daily... More

The UAE's Only Dolphin & Seal Show & Much More! Over 30,000 visitors per month get up close & personal to graceful dolphins & playful seals at Dubai Dolphinarium' action-packed shows. These interactive extravaganzas showcase these amazing animals' astounding skills. Visitors watch in wonder as the dolphins & seals perform incredible acrobatics, dance, sing, juggle & even paint. Daily swimming with dolphin sessions allow visitors a once in a life-time experience to interact with our amazing mammals, they are suitable for swimmers from 5 years onwards & advance booking is essential. We are home to the Creek Park Exotic Bird Show, the only exotic bird show in the region. Our shows are an action-packed experience with over 20 different species of birds & parrots. Guests become part of the action as the birds interact with the audience and fly overhead throughout the show. The regions only mirror maze is a dizzying labyrinth where visitors are challenged to find their way through a baffling & disconcerting maze of mirrors. Once inside the mirrors, they won't be able to work out the way to go & will have to use their sense of touch & adventure to work out the way. Our under the sea themed adventure soft play is set over three floors, kids can slide down a helter-skelter, explore & climb through tunnels, bounce on a trampoline, play in the ball-pit & much more! Wet, wild & totally wonderful Less

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Wild Wadi Water Park
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Wild Wadi Water Park

Dubai's favourite tourist attraction has 30 water rides and a fake thunderstorm every hour. Wild Wadi Waterpark is the winner of the 2014 Best Theme/Water Park at the Time Out Kids Awards-Dubai! Best known for interconnecting 13 waterslides together, Wild Wadi has more uphill waterslides (Master Blasters) than any other water park in the world (8)!

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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SMCCU Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding
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SMCCU Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding

The Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding (SMCCU) invites visitors and residents alike to learn about the local culture, customs and religion through its various interactive programmes. SMCCU offers cultural breakfast and lunch, Mosque Tours,Bastakiya Heritage District Tours, and educational courses and programmes for students and adults.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

One of the largest tanks in the world, the Dubai Aquarium is located inside the Dubai Mall. The Dubai Aquarium is home to more than 33,000 living animals, including 400 sharks and rays and a close encounter via its acrylic walk through tunnel. The Underwater Zoo brings you face-to-face with piranha, giant catfish, otters and a penguin colony while walking through the Rainforest, Rocky... More

One of the largest tanks in the world, the Dubai Aquarium is located inside the Dubai Mall. The Dubai Aquarium is home to more than 33,000 living animals, including 400 sharks and rays and a close encounter via its acrylic walk through tunnel. The Underwater Zoo brings you face-to-face with piranha, giant catfish, otters and a penguin colony while walking through the Rainforest, Rocky Shore and Living environments. Less

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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