Top 15 Places to Visit in Dubai with Family- 2023

Explore The Most Visited Places in Dubai With Your Family & Kids

1. Burj Khalifa

Designed by the epitome of architectural brilliance SWA Group, Burj Khalifa boasts a height of 2722 feet, making it the tallest tower in the world. Tourists visiting this top-of-the-sky high-rise will host a VIP experience. The magnificent structure of Burj Khalifa attracts millions of tourists every year. The biggest attraction of this building is the observatory deck on the 124th floor, 450 meters above the ground. Once reaching the platform, seek the powered viewfinders. It is to bring even the distant developments into focus. The smart stimulator does the same even at night. 

Getting a ticket to visit Burj Khalifa is fairly simple. The 125th floor is for hovering another attraction called the falcon eye view. It gives you a virtual flight of the emirates like a flying bird. 

The building consists of several restaurants and refreshment stores. They offer the options to dine on the world's best cuisines.  You will also be offered leisure and recreational facilities like swimming pools, lounges, and wellness facilities. The interiors are filled with some of the finest artworks designed by the greats.  Amazing discounts on your Dubai Family Tour Packages From India are waiting for you!

Location: Burj Park Dubai

Timing: 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM

2. Dubai Miracle Garden

A Verdant treasure trove of experience to capture your imagination is the breathtaking Dubai Miracle Garden. Built over a desert, it is the largest garden of flowers in the world attracting millions of international tourists mostly couples every year, who booked Dubai Honeymoon Tour Packages From India and other destinations also. The garden hosts a plethora of tourist attractions. There is a floral replica of the Emirates A380 passenger flight, which is the world's most popular aircraft.

The floral clock measuring a circumference of 15 meters exhibits a dynamic way of viewing time. The kid's friendly 12-meter-tall Teddy Bear installed in the middle of the garden clutches a red flower topiary at its heart.

All the other visual delights like the umbrella roof, arch passage, floral houses, floral train, half-buried cars corner, and many more signify the vital roles of plants, flowers, and nature in man's life. It is advised to all tourists to visit the Miracle Garden at around 9 am, to witness the best of the place, avoiding the peak hours. The entry fee for adults and kids above the age of 3 is fairly reasonable. There is no entry fee for children below the age of 3.

Location: Street 3-Al Barsha- Al Barsha South - Dubai-UAE

Timing: 9:00AM - 9:00PM

3. Dubai Frame

Standing 150 meters tall and 93 meters wide, the Dubai Frame is a unique tourist destination made up of steel. The structure has 9900 cubic meters of reinforced concrete, 2000 tons of steel, and 2900 square meters of laminated glass. Located at Zabeel Park, Dubai, the frame provides a 360-degree view of the developing modern city. The visitors of this architectural wonder can walk on the glass pathway and enjoy the plush desert on both sides of the frame.

As an attraction, this work of pure craftsmanship is picturesque and has golden honeycomb patterns dazzling at night and the most attractive place added in most Dubai honeymoon packages for couples. The best time to visit the Dubai Frame is after September when the weather cools down to moderate. To avoid crowds, it is advisable to see the structure on weekdays.

The panoramic view of the magnificent Frame of Dubai can be covered in 1 hour and 30 minutes. The tourists must not miss the 75-second glass elevator ride that captures stunning views from all angles. The old Dubai Gallery museum' and the Future Dubai Gallery are must-visits for every traveler. The tickets are priced at a pocket-friendly rate for both kids and adults.

Location: Zabeel Park Dubai

Timing: 9:00AM - 9:00PM

4. Burj Al Arab

Burj al Arab is a global icon of Arabian luxury. The graceful silhouette is meant to evoke a sense of bliss in every tourist. Completed in 1999, this landmark hotel is built on an artificial island. The interiors signify a gold-leaf opulence. The fountains, the striking lobby, and the suits are all eye-catching. Aside from the gorgeous exterior, the lobby of the hotel is at a height of 590 feet over the ground, decorated with red, blue, and green colored marvels and stones.

As a tourist, this is a structure worth visiting. Even if you are not checking in, making reservations for cocktails and meals is a must. The building consists of 60 floors and has been designed by the British architect Tom Wright.

The fiberglass facades not just give a stunning view when kissed by the desert sun but give impressive illumination even at night. The good news is that Burj al Arab is now giving a guided tour inside for tourists who look to create memories during the Dubai Family Tour, which includes the lobby, the suits, and of course all the other iconic interactive displays.

Location: Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 3, Dubai

Timings: 09:30 AM to 08:30 PM

5. Ski Dubai

The Ski Dubai is an indoor ski resort covering an area of 22,500 square meters. It is also known as the largest indoor ski park in the world. The park consists of a snow park, an ice museum, and also a skiing academy. Ski Dubai is also famous for hosting events and concerts and not to forget the cozy eateries all inside the snow-packed ski slopes.

The tickets to enter Ski Dubai are a little on the expensive side, but with the fun-filled experience one will have, the investment is worth it.

The tourists will also have to get passes to take snow rides and do skiing. Training will be given for beginners and it is the priority of the park to keep every visitor safe from any kind of injury. To talk about the cafes, Ski Dubai is filled with lip-smacking food joints. Hot and cold beverages along with local and international cuisines are also available. When in Dubai, going to Ski Dubai is a must if you are looking for some adrenaline rush and snow-filled adventures.

Location: Sheikh Zayed Rd - Al Barsha - Dubai

Timing: Sun - Thu 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM |Fri- 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM | Sat: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM

6. Aquaventure Waterpark

Experience the world's largest waterpark and get your pulse racing with more than 100 slides and attractions. There is an adjacent area that is solely made for kids to enjoy fun-packed water slides and games. Aquaventure Waterpark is the first choice of thrill-seekers visiting Dubai. One can come here with their families and friends and return with experiences of heart-throbbing adventures.

When visiting the park, it is impossible to miss the Lost Chamber Aquarium. It is a large open aquarium that is home to 65000 exotic marine creatures. You can swim, dive and walk past the sea animals to experience an adventure under the sea.

This is a Waterpark that hosts a number of restaurants, cafes, and pubs. The food and the beverages there are outstanding. You can find local as well as mouth-watering international cuisines. In addition to that, there are showcases of jewelry, watches, luxury home decor, and more. If you happen to purchase the VIP pass, then the underwater suits will give you a scintillating experience. Book Dubai family tour packages to visit this park, when in Dubai for the thrill, luxury, and adventures with your family.

Location: Atlantis The Palm - Crescent Rd - Dubai

Timing: 9:15AM - 5:30PM

7. The Dubai Mall

If you are up for shopping and having some fun in Dubai, then the best place to go to is The Dubai Mall. It is one of the biggest shopping malls in the world with over 1200 outlets attached to an aquarium, gaming park, ice skating rink, and much more. The mall has been rated to be an epic destination by visitors. Another thing that is epic inside the mall is an Olympic-sized ice skating rink.

Technically in its building, the BurjKhalifa can also be entered through the Dubai Mall. It is advised to book the tickets online rather than on the spot.

Set aside all the world-famous clothing, apparel, and electronic brands at the mall, it is also home to an aquarium and an underwater zoo. Taking your kids to shop and see the zoo will be a good idea. There is also a sculpture of a human waterfall that is needless to say iconic and picturesque. Spanning over two large cylindrical walls, it is eye-catching. The mall also constitutes a haunted house, a made-for-kids virtual reality park, fountains, and many more attractions.

Location: Financial Center Street, Sheikh Zayed Road-Dubai

Timings: 8:00AM - 12:00AM

8. Ferrari World

If you are a lover of speed, then gear up for the ride you will remember forever at the Ferrari World. It is the home to the world's fastest rollercoaster, tallest space-frame structure, and the highest loop ride. Not just that, Ferrari World hosts more than 40 attractions that are ultimate for non-stop hyper-adrenaline. 

If you wish to ride in luxury, then air-conditioned vehicles are also available at the Ferrari World. When going for a spin on the flying aces, satisfaction and thrill will be experienced. For the utmost convenience of the visitors, a Wi-Fi connection is also available. 

When at the park, an exhilarating ride on the Formula Rossa is a must. Do not forget to settle your senses at the g-force that takes you to 170 feet at a speed of 150mph. At the Ferrari World, visitors can get a close glimpse of the latest models of Ferrari released at the time. This is a park owned by the government of the UAE. It is a classic destination for adventure seekers and fun lovers. 

Location: Yas Island -Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Timing: 8:00AM - 08:00PM

9. The Dubai Fountain

Visitors visiting the city of Dubai cannot escape the compelling beauty of the Dubai Fountain. The entire experience is of embellishing illumination of lights, water, and music that touches the soul. The tallest fountain in Dubai is located Downtown and it has thousands of visitors daily. This is the second largest manmade fountain with 6600 shades of light and vibrant colors. 

The appealing design forms five circles of different sizes. In total 80,000 liters of water are shot upwards toward the sky at a distance of 500 feet. The lights, colors, and patterns change and the view is nothing less than spectacular. 

Accompanying the fountain show is the music of classic Arabian folk tunes as well as modern-day pop songs. If you are at any other neighboring structure, you can still enjoy the fountain show and dance to the tunes playing at the time. The best location to view this scintillating show of water structures is the Dubai Fountain Broadwalk. It is a wooden structure built on the lake of Burj. While taking a boat ride at the lake is another great time and place to view the beauty of the Dubai Fountain. 

Location: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Blvd - Downtown Dubai - Dubai

Timing: 06:00 PM to 11:00 PM

10. Legoland Dubai

If you want to book a Dubai family trip for traveling to Dubai with your kids then visiting the theme park Legoland Dubai is a must. It is an adventure park for kids aged between 2 to 12. It features 40 interesting rides, shows, and various other attractions. The biggest attraction of the park is the 1500 LEGO models built out of 60 million LEGO bricks. The kids can build LEGO cars and even race against each other. One of the most integral parts of every child's life is to play with blocks and at Legoland that is also possible.

There is a Mindstorm area where the children can play with robots. Not just playing, there are plenty of fun things to learn in easy terminology. Above all, at Legoland, every kid is safe, secure, and in for some serious fun.

The entire area is segregated into six parts. They are namely Lego city, kingdom, imagination, adventure, factory, and the mainland. Each area is designed for distinctive fun and entertainment. The time for the park is between 1 pm to 9 pm. There is also a water park and its time is between 10 am to 6 pm.

Location: Sheikh Zayed Road between Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Timing: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

11. Dubai Marina

Dubai Marina is an area comprising The Beach and the Jumeirah Beach Residence and the most attraction point for Dubai Honeymoon Tours. It is a canal city that has been built along the shoreline of the Persian Gulf. If you take a ride on a speedboat, you may see sharks and whales swimming and jumping out of the water. The Marina is a symbol of sophistication and uniqueness. There is a promenade consisting of restaurants, cafes, and various other pop-up craft markets.

There is a Dubai Marina Yacht club for those who love and get excited by the water. You can rent out a yacht and enjoy a luxury cruise on the water. The club has several bars, lounges, and restaurants too where the food is simply amazing.

If you are a lover of art and craft then the art gallery at the Dubai Marina could be an attraction to you. There are works of both popular and emerging artists from all over the world. All are original so if you wish to buy, it may fall on the side of being expensive. Another very big attraction of the Dubai Marina is the adjacent desert safari. Fasten your seatbelts and go for a drive on the desert sand.

Location: Dubai Marina, Dubai

Timing: 24 Hours

12. Dubai Garden Glow

The Dubai Garden Glow is known as the first themed garden in the world and it is divided into three parts. There is a Glow Park, a Dinosaur Park, and an Ice Park. Each of them comprises sculptures and installations worth a thousand charms as all are works of outstanding artists. The entire garden is illuminated with 10 million energy-saving light bulbs for the cause of environmental protection.

Located at Zabeel Park, the Dubai Garden Glow is a great place to walk around with your loved ones and stop to take pictures at various corners. The lights will arouse a sense of romance and the fragrance of flowers and nature will soothe the senses.

When at the Garden, do not miss out on the Art Park, Magic Park, or even the Ice Park. For children, Dinosaur Park could have a great attraction and Happiness Park is a park of beauty, and grace telling you to enjoy every moment of life at its fullest. The garden is open between 4 pm to 11 pm from Saturday to Thursday. On Fridays, the time is between 4 pm to 12 am.

Location: Zabeel Park, Gate No- 6 & 7 Area - B - Dubai

Timing: 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM

13. Yas Island Water Park

Enjoy the rides and the freefall waterslides, surf through endless waves, and hang on tight to the rollercoaster. Yas Island Water Park is a place for fun, an adrenaline rush, and several other amazing attractions. For all thrill-seekers, there are numerous rides and slides, which are kids friendly too. You can also go river rafting and enjoy the massive wave pool that is very safe and full of fun. To a survey conducted, this water park has been named the world's leading water park.

Some of the rides to get you the adrenaline kick are the Dawwama that is the world's largest tornado water coaster, the Bandit Bomber for speed lovers and explorers of underwater cannons, and the Liwa Loop which is a water slide taking you down the loop at a very high speed.

Fun, thrill, and adventure, the Yas Island Water Park is packed with all of that. It is a park that also serves some of the most delicious foods and beverages. Most importantly, every ride and slide at the park is safe and many of them are designed for the enjoyment of children and elderly people too. 

Location: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

Timing: 10:00AM - 6:00PM

14. Dubai Butterfly Garden

The Dubai Butterfly Garden claims to be the largest butterfly-covered garden in the world. It is a circular garden with domes made customized and also has a butterfly museum.  Furthermore, the domes are divided into four sections, each for thousands of different varieties of butterflies. There are so many butterflies of different sizes and colors that it makes a man wonder what a wonderful world we are living in.

There is a butterfly and insect museum located inside an architectural delight. There is a pond filled with varieties of fish and the overall view adds to the charm of the landscape.

A trip to the butterfly garden of Dubai can be a great experience for all. It is a place to visit with the entire family. There are several beautiful corners of the garden where one can take pictures for social media. It is a place deeply connected with nature and the landscape emphasizes the importance of a clean environment. The garden is open from Sundays to Thursdays between 9 am to 9 pm. On Fridays and Saturdays, the time is between 9 am to 11 am.

Location: Al Barsha South 3, Dubailand Area, Beside Dubai Miracle Garden - Dubai

Timing: 9:00AM - 6:00PM

15. Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

The perfect place in Dubai to visit the sturdy underwater world is the Dubai Aquarium and underwater zoo. This is a great attraction for tourists as it attracts thousands of visitors on a daily basis. Kids, as well as adults, can view the marine life of sea creatures swimming in the water that is clean and clear.

More than 33000 aquatic animals are living in the aquarium, of over 140 species. To be specific, it has 400 sharks living peacefully inside a 10 million-liter tank. The sharks are amazing to look at and that is why paying a visit to this underwater zoo is a must.

The zoo has a Guinness World Record for being the largest acrylic panel. A lot of planning and high-end engineering has been put behind the successful making of this underwater wonder. The zoo also is housed several crocodiles, night creatures, penguins, and a lot more. It is one of the best for Dubai family tours where life underwater can be viewed with sheer amusement.

Location: Downtown Dubai - Dubai

Timing: 10:00AM - 10:00PM

Read Customer Reviews

Our Partners

We team up with the best to give you an unmatchable experience