If you are among the ones not heading out of Dubai for the long weekend, you might want to consider the plethora of theme parks that are available in the city.
Have the ticket prices at the theme parks in Dubai been delaying your visit, then think again. Dubai Parks and Resorts is offering a special rate for UAE residents during the entire month. Check out more details here.
Here’s our list of parks to make your weekend plans:
IMG Worlds of Adventure
If you are looking for nail-biting thrill, head to the IMG Worlds of Adventure over the long weekend. The park is divided into four zones which include Marvel, Cartoon Network, Lost Valley – Dinosaur Adventure, and IMG Boulevard, spread over 1.5 million square feet in a temperature controlled environment for year-round entertainment.
Enjoy the adrenaline rush as you take ‘The Velociraptor’ coaster propelling you to 100k/h in 2.5 seconds. The 350,000sqf Marvel zone will offer a wide range of entertainment experiences from iconic Marvel Super Heroes, including Spider-Man, Iron Man, The Hulk, Thor and Captain America.
Relive your childhood fantasy at this family theme park, made up of six areas including Lego City and the Middle East-themed Miniland.
Legoland is ideal for families with children aged two to 12. Choose between more than 40 rides and 15,000 Lego models and see your kids engage in activities involving teamwork and apply their skills to steer a boat or drive a car. Set out on the Dragon rollercoaster as it takes a leisurely trail through the Legoland Castle.
Ever wanted to be part of a Bollywood film? Enjoy the vibrancy of the biggest film industry at this theme park.
From cinematic simulation rides to blockbuster attractions, flamboyant live shows to extraordinary entertainment, fine dining to street food and numerous shopping outlets. Soak in the charm of the classic films at the parks.
This Hollywood-inspired adventure land features 27 rides inspired by 13 memorable action and animation films, including Ghostbusters and Cloudy with a chance of meatballs. Three of the five zones are dedicated to Hollywood’s most legendary film studios including Dreamworks, Sony Pictures and Lionsgate, while Smurfs Village is entirely family friendly.
If you want to experience an indoor theme park at the Dubai Mall, Sega Republic should be your pick. It offers 5 themed zones spread over 2 levels with 9 major rides and 250 games.
Rides and attractions include Giant Slider, Robotnik, Xyclone, Racer, Spingear, Wild Wing, Wild Jungle, Sonic Hopper, Storm-G, Initial D-4, Let’s Go Jungle! Special, Outrun 2SP, Halfpipe Canyon and Rope Rush, House of the Dead.