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“Fun Day for the Kidz!”
Review of KidZania Dubai

KidZania Dubai
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US$13.88*
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KidZania Dubai
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US$27.50*
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Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
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US$159.00*
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Ranked #11 of 124 Fun & Games in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: KidZania(R) is an award-winning children's 'edutainment' concept, located on Level 2 of The Dubai Mall, and introduced to the Middle East region for the first time through an exclusive partnership with Emaar Retail LLC. An 80,000 sq ft interactive mini-city, KidZania(R) combines play with learning through a fun and innovative approach.
Reviewed 5 August 2014

As a parent, I find it a bit pricey since we bought the package worth 200 aed for the kid. It includes entrance, cheque worth 50 kidzania money (like a signing bonus :)), a photo souvenir, and 2 food vouchers. Parents pay an entrance fee of 95aed as well. The kid's package fee is okay but the parent's entrance fee is a tad too expensive in my opinion.

What made it worth it was the happiness in the face of the children. It may be tiring but they find it fun and interesting. They became paramedics, firefighters, pilots, pediatricians, painters, chef (they made pizza and burgers), and a whole lot more.

Bigger kids can try out anchoring the news, be radio DJs, race cars, climb walls, perform surgeries and even earn a degree.

It was a fun experience and the kids get to have an insight on what they want to be in the future.

Thank WanderlustRNTek
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

I didn't find this kind of kids park before. Amazing idea to educate and play around. Slightly boring for parents but this is not a place for you. All activities are interesting even those which you have to pay for (ex. pizza). One things irritates me a lot. Those insistent "pro" photographers. Sometimes I had feeling that posing to photos takes more time then it's real activity. I would understand if afterwards those photos were anyhow nice but they looked bad at all. I know that's additional cash but chill out and let those kids play!

Thank Chrumo
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

This is such a fab idea for children - not for parents!
It is such a headache if you arrive and get told that there is a huge school party inside!
It is a great concept, but in dubai where children have no idea on queuing and sharing things, it makes it difficult.
It is very noisy, and when inside the options for food is pizza or fried food, so advise to eat something nicer before you go into the madness!
Not suitable for children under 2 as there isn't much to do, as the big kids use the areas for the smaller ones - which isn't very good anyways.

Thank K M
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Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

I enjoyed seeing my kids act like they belong to a job and take it very seriously, they have tried many careers ranging from medicine to accounting to news anchors. Its a great way to find the child's passion from an early stage. Also they went to college and earned a degree and they have came to realise that their degree earns them more money. This would then motivate them to continue studying.
The staff were great abd very fun for the kids and overall my kids have really enjoyed Kidzania.

1  Thank Syndrennan
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Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

Children "played" for almost an entire day. Brilliant simulation - great concept - if you go to their university for example, you get paid more per "career" etc. Kids absolutely loved it- have been back again after initial visit too - even more fun the next time. Would highly recommend. Excellent value (it is pricey but good deals offered when we purchased tickets). We will most certainly go again & be sure to take friends. (Age range of my children & their friends 8-12 years). I was worried that some of them may be too old, but they loved it. A great "indoor" day out

1  Thank Trudie R
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