6 Theme Parks In Dubai You Should Definitely Visit!

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Dubai has natural attractions, like the Arabian desert and the Arabian gulf, featuring fabulous beaches, and some man-made ones too! We are of course talking about the numerous theme parks and water parks that have found a home in the city of gold. If you are in the mood to visit the amazing theme parks in Dubai, we have just the listicle for you.

Best Theme Parks In Dubai


Presenting the best theme parks in Dubai with a brief look at their rides, venues, and most importantly, ticket details.

1. IMG Worlds of Adventure


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Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, City of Arabia – Dubai

Adding more feathers to its cap, Dubai is now home to the biggest indoor theme park in the world—IMG Worlds of Adventure! Bringing the awesome world of Marvel Comics and Cartoon Network to life, IMG Worlds of Adventure covers an expanse of 1.5 million square feet. If you find that hard to imagine, think of 28 football fields, in an air-conditioned indoor facility with numerous rides and attractions and you have IMG Worlds of Adventure.

The Good

• Divided into unique zones, you can enjoy exhilarating rides at IMG such as the Velociraptor, scary and heart-racing experiences such as the Haunted Hotel or family-friendly attractions such as Lazy Town.

• IMG Dubai has plenty of rides that are specifically designed for toddlers. It’s a great choice for parents looking to have a relaxing day while the kids fun.

The Bad

• IMG Dubai is a little difficult to reach via public transportation. The nearest Metro station is a 20-minutes drive away.

• If you’re facing the weekend crowd with a general pass and no fast track access, you may spend more time in the queue than you’d like.

Insider Tips


• The queues on the attractions close at the park closing time with the exception of the Haunted Hotel, which has limited capacity and generally closes up to 2 hours before park closing time.
• Arrive at the park early to beat the crowd and get ample time to enjoy all the park’s rides and attractions.
• Get your tickets online, ahead of time, to avoid long queues. Check out our IMG Worlds of Adventure guide to learn more about saving on park tickets!

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IMG Worlds Of Adventure Tickets

from AED 209*

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*Official tickets available for AED 245

2. Dubai Parks and Resorts


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Sheikh Zayed Road, opposite Palm Jebel Ali

A fantastic amalgamation of three different parks, Motiongate, LEGOLAND, and Bollywood Park, the Dubai Parks and Resorts is a whole world of experiences just waiting to be explored. From thrilling roller coasters and action-packed water rides to themed outdoor plazas and enthralling live music and dance performances, Dubai Parks and Resorts offers a world of recreation and pleasure fit for all ages. With this majestic park, the UAE continues to grow as a leading player in world entertainment and a haven for spectacular theme parks.

The Good

• Variety! With three uniquely themed parks, there’s much to see and explore inside Dubai Parks and Resorts

• Dubai Parks and Resorts is Middle East’s largest integrated theme park destination

• Rajmahal Theatre, one of Bollywood Park Dubai’s greatest attractions, hosts the region’s first and only Broadway style Bollywood musical, Jaan-e-Jigar.

The Bad

• With that many options comes the trouble of rushing to experience it all. One day is simply not enough to explore all that Dubai Parks and Resorts has to offer.

• Expect the waiting line for the more family-friendly rides and attractions to be massive, especially on weekends.

Insider Tips


• If you plan to visit any of the theme parks at Dubai Parks and Resorts more than three times a year, it would be wise to purchase an annual pass to save money.
• Since a lot of moving around will be involved, take snack breaks, especially for kids, and make sure everyone in your group stays hydrated.
• Buy a combo ticket to enjoy great savings. Learn more about great combos and deals with our Dubai Parks and Resorts Guide

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Dubai Parks And Resorts Tickets

from AED 183

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3. Motiongate Dubai


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Sheikh Zayed Road, opposite Palm Jebel Ali

Motiongate Dubai is one of the four theme parks that make up the larger Dubai Parks and Resorts – the largest theme park and leisure destination in the Middle East. Motiongate Dubai opened on December 16 last year and is the largest Hollywood theme park in the United Arab Emirates. The park is divided into four themed zones, inspired by Hollywood giants such as Sony’s Columbia Pictures, DreamWorks Animation, The Smurfs and Lionsgate. Together, they feature 27 rides and attractions that provide the ultimate cinematic experience for the whole family.

The Good

• Dreamworks rides and attractions are inspired by franchises such as Madagascar, How to Train Your Dragon, Kung Fu Panda and Shrek.

• The Columbia Pictures section is inspired by films such as Ghostbusters, Hotel Transylvania, Underworld, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and The Green Hornet.

• Motiongate is home to the first and only roller coasters based on the The Hunger Games.

The Bad

• Certain rides may have restrictions based on age, height, weight and medical conditions. Read up these rules and regulations , among other things, at our Motiongate Dubai guide before you plan a trip to the park.

• Given it’s kid-friendly attractions, Motiongate Dubai is chock full with visitors during the weekend, which means more waiting in queue for you.

Insider Tips


• Children under the age of 3 do not require a ticket and may enter the park for free.
• Buy a multi-park ticket to get the best savings and also get your Motiongate Dubai online for increased savings.
• Arrive at the park early to beat the crowd and get ample time to enjoy all the park’s rides and attractions.

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Motiongate Dubai Tickets

from AED 138

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4. Ski Dubai Snow Park


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Dubai’s Mall of Emirates, Sheikh Zayed Road

Ski Dubai features an incredible 22,500 square meters covered with real snow all year round. With 5 runs that vary in difficulty, height and gradient – skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels can enjoy the slopes. Experienced snow sport athletes can head for the longest run, which is 400 meters with a fall of over 60 meters, or show off their skills at the Freestyle Zone. Beginners and young ones can enjoy Snow Park, the world’s largest indoor snow park of 3,000 square meters.

The Good

• Tobogganing hills, an epic chairlift, the world’s first sub-zero zip line and the opportunity to interact with penguins, all at Ski Dubai.

• Experienced snow sport athletes can head for the longest run, which is 400 meters with a fall of over 60 meters, or show off their skills at the Freestyle Zone.

• Ski Dubai can host up to 1500 guests at once!

The Bad

• People who don’t enjoy being in extreme cold won’t find a lot to enjoy at Ski Dubai Snow Park.

• The park gets pretty crowded during summer season, with queues for most rides lasting up to 45 minutes! Plan your trip accordingly.

Insider Tips


• If possible, visit the park on a weekday. It’s far less crowded than the weekends!
• Make sure your phone and/or camera are adequately charged before entering the park.
• Get your tickets ahead of time to avoid long lines.

Discover everything about Ski Dubai Snow Park with our in-depth guide and get all your questions answered!

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Ski Dubai Snow Park Tickets

from AED 230

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5. Bollywood Parks


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Dubai Parks and Resorts, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

Based on the growing Indian film industry based in Mumbai, Bollywood Parks showcases the wonderful spirit behind Bollywood, and the stars who make it come alive. Situated in the middle of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the park is divided into five zones based on Bollywood’s biggest hits. Experience the colourful streets of Mumbai and join mafia boss Don on his epic chase via an immersive, thrilling 3D tunnel ride. Visit the majestic, rural Indian village modelled after the hit film “Lagaan” and embark on a series of adventurous rides and attractions.

The Good

• Bollywood Parks Dubai hosts over 30 live shows across six spectacular stages.

• Rajmahal Theatre, one of Bollywood Park Dubai’s greatest attractions, hosts the region’s first and only Broadway style Bollywood musical, Jaan-e-Jigar.

• Children under the age of 3 get FREE admission at Bollywood Park Dubai year round.

The Bad

• Bollywood Parks is all about Indian movies and the magic that goes into creating them. If you don’t enjoy a good ol’ masala Hindi flick, this park might not be as enjoyable for you.

• Check the weather before you head to the park. There are a lot of outdoor attractions and the famous Dubai heat can get the best of you.

Insider Tips


• Try and arrive to the park before sunset. The park looks amazing at dusk!
• If possible, visit the park on a weekday. It’s far less crowded than the weekends!
• Make sure your phone and/or camera are adequately charged before entering the park.

Find great deals and offers on Bollywood Parks Dubai tickets with our Bollywood Parks guide!

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Bollywood Parks Tickets

from AED 79

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5. LEGOLAND Theme Park


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Dubai Parks and Resorts, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

Rounding out our list of best theme parks in Dubai is LEGOLAND, a kid-friendly theme park based on the iconic LEGO building blocks! With over 40 fantastic rides, family-friendly attractions, and innovative play areas for kids, LEGOLAND is a special place. If your kids are familiar with the magic of LEGOS, they’ll appreciate the fun and excitement of a land made entirely of giant LEGOS. If they aren’t used to playing with these tiny blocks of joy, well, now’s the time to get them started!

The Good

• An innovative space that serves fun and imagination in equal measures. LEGOLAND Dubai is the perfect place for a fun day out with the family.

• The 5 themed-lands in the park are starkly different and appease and challenge your kids in different, fun ways.

• LEGOLAND Dubai features a fine mix of both indoor and outdoor attractions, making it an ideal year round visitation.

The Bad

• There’s a lot to see and do around LEGOLAND Dubai and one day might not be enough if you’re planning on visiting the water park too.

• While perfect for kids below 12, teenagers might not find the park to their liking given that most attractions are more kid-friendly.

Insider Tips


• As you would expect, weekends at the LEGOLAND Dubai are pretty crowded. We would recommend going in during weekdays to skip the crowd.
• Bring water bottles aplenty. It will get pretty hot and you’ll need to stay hydrated at all times.
• A combo pass for LEGOLAND Dubai and LEGOLAND Water Park is a great way to money and experience both parks together. Learn more about the combo and the LEGOLAND theme park in general in more detail with our comprehensive LEGOLAND Dubai guide.

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LEGOLAND Theme Park Tickets

from AED 138

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That ends our collection of the best theme parks in Dubai! Liked what you saw? Headout brings to you more such fun experiences in Dubai.

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