World’s leading adventure-packed theme parks in Dubai

It would be ideal to say that the most happening theme parks in the Middle East can be found in Dubai. Looking at the big picture, apart from being the destination of iconic and record-breaking attractions, Dubai allures its visitors with its assortment of theme park fun. Dubai’s adventure zones and themeparks in Dubai are crafted in such a way that one feels transported to an entirely different realm. With state-of-the-art technology and innovations, Dubai has managed to create an unparalleled adventure zone that is perfect for family holidays and getaways with a companion on fun adventures. Check out these top 5 incredible theme parks to explore on a Dubai fun vacation.

VR Park Dubai Mall
Location: Level 2, Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai

If you are wandering around in Dubai Mall, you are ought to come across a massive, surreal techno scene of LED display of a dazzling Burj Khalifa dangling upside-down. Get curious and step inside! One of the most mind-blowing thrills to experience in Dubai, VR Park is engulfed in virtual imagination and creativity. The theme park is the first of its kind in the Middle -East and boasts to be the biggest and the best virtual reality park in the world. Escape the real world with amazing thrills of various genres – fun, horror and adrenaline rushing adventures. You can virtually feel what it feels like to plunge into the Burj Khalifa or become a cybernetic Ape and scale tall buildings. At VR Park, you can fight supernatural aliens, join on treasure hunts and heists, survive a zombie apocalypse! The games and interactive experiences can also be played on a multiplayer basis offering a chance to share the experience of challenging reality together. With approximately 25 thrills to experience, VR Park seamlessly transports you into a world created by vivid imaginations and is ideal to add the virtual fun factor to your Dubai vacation.

IMG Worlds of Adventure
Location: E311 – Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, Next to Global Village.

Looking for adventure thrills or just a fun family day out? Head to IMG Worlds of Adventure – the world’s largest indoor amusement park. This massive indoor theme park takes you through a nostalgic journey of Cartoon Network days, venture out with your favorite MARVEL superheroes and offers fascinating expeditions with dinosaurs at Lost Valley. Sprawling over a million square foot of arena and teeming with rides that vary in an adrenaline rush, time spent at IMG Worlds of Adventure is worth every penny spent. The theme park has dedicated fun and rides specially designed to keep little visitors intrigued, excited and occupied. To sum it up, this is a must-visit attraction for all family holidaymakers visiting Dubai for holiday.

Dubai Parks and Resorts
Location: Sheikh Zayed Road, Opposite Palm Jebel Ali

This colossal themepark has a myriad of fun, entertainment and thrill all rolled into a one-stop destination. Home to two fascinating parks paying tribute to Indian and Western cinema – MOTIONGATE Dubai and Bollywood Parks take you to witness the incredible world of action, drama and colorful musicals of movies. Bollywood Park in Dubai Parks and Resorts is the first-ever Bollywood themed park outside of India. Dubai Parks and Resorts also comprises of the first-ever LEGO-themed amusement parks – LEGOLAND Dubai And LEGOLAND Waterpark. Altogether, the amusement area offers more than 100 thrilling rides, roller coasters, recreational activities, live concerts, street shows and much more. There is so much to experience that you might need more than one day to explore everything the attraction has to offer. No worries! Stay overnight at the grand Lapita Resort located right inside the attraction for the complete recreational and leisure experience.

Aquaventure Waterpark
Location: Atlantis The Palm, Crescent Road, Palm Dubai

If there is one place in Dubai to chillout, beat the heat and have the ultimate splashing fun, it is at Aquaventure Water Park. Located within the Atlantis The Palm Resort in the gorgeous Palm Dubai, this waterpark is one of the ultimate water adventures you will experience in the Middle East. Right from hair-raising, heart-jolting vertical water tunnels, plunging through shark-infested lagoons to lazily meandering on calm brook flowing through the resort, there is plenty to enjoy with family and friends. You can spend one whole day splashing, plunging and swimming with your near and dear ones.

Ski Dubai
Location: Mall of the Emirates, Sheikh Zayed Road.

Another amazing way to take respite from the stifling Dubai heat is at Ski Dubai. Located within the Mall of the Emirates shopping mall, Ski Dubai offers a snow-filled mountainous indoor setting to ski, snowboard, zipline, zorbing and enjoy chairlifts. You can learn skiing also if you are a beginner or need to brush your skills. Don’t forget to meet the penguins who love waddling around this snowy avenue. In all, Ski Dubai is the only place in the desert city to enjoy a sub-zero temperature and a snowy day filled with fun and thrill.


Dubai theme parks are an absolute game-changer for Dubai visitors. Pick anyone from the mentioned list, tuck it into your Dubai itinerary and guaranteed you will never have experienced such thrill and fun in your life. Whether you are visiting with your family and kids, a group of friends or spending some fun time along with your beloved, Dubai’s theme parks present a cheery ambiance teeming with exciting rides, shows and adventures which will add some special fun bonding moments of togetherness to your Dubai holiday memories.