BUCKET LIST IDEAS TO HELP YOU DISCOVER THE BEST OF DUBAI: FROM AVANT GARDE MUSEUMS TO TOP TOURIST ATTRACTIONS FOR YOUR NEXT FAMILY TRIP
Dubai is one of the most popular tourist destinations, and for good reason. This dynamic and diverse city has something for everyone. Whether you’re an adventure enthusiast, an art lover, or a foodie, Dubai will sweep you off your feet with some of the most unique and exciting activities in the world. With new attractions popping up every day, Dubai is now easily the top holiday location for people across the world. Ranging from natural to man-made, there are marvels in this city that no family should ever miss on their holiday and to help you find those marvels, we bring you the top places to visit with family this summer. Make sure you visit all these places with your family to live some of the best days of your life with your loved ones while on a Dubai city tour.
Want to pose with the stars on the red carpet? Madame Tussaudslets you do just that. Get ready to visit the internationally renowned waxwork museum, known for crafting lifelike replicas of high-profile personalities and celebrities, at BluewatersDubai.
Madame Tussauds is an indoor attraction based on fame and famous celebrities; using a unique combination of wax figures, interactive sets and cutting-edge technology to transport visitors into their favourite celebrities most iconic moments of fame.The worldwide renowned and respected Madame Tussaudsbrand has an appeal for both domestic audiences but also for tourists looking for a premium experience which can be visited all year round.
Madame Tussauds Dubai is home to 60 figures of the world’s most prominent global icons including some of Hollywood’s leading celebrities like Tom Cruise, Jennifer Lawrence and Jackie Chan; leading superstars from Bollywood like Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and KareenaKapoor; top sports icons like Lionel Messi; globally acclaimed musical icons like Rihanna and the world’s top leaders like The Queen. And guess what? From an insider’s source we’ve been informed that soon a Pakistani celebrity will also be a part of this prestigious museum and we can’t wait to share that news with you.
It's ideal for Instagrammers looking to light up their social media feed, but AYA, situated in the atrium of WAFI City Mall, offers much more than just an opportunity for photography. From the moment you enter, you're surrounded by high-tech sound, lights and graphics with 12 distinct zones that together comprise the AYA universe, each telling a different story.
AYA is the 40,000 sq ft attraction is Dubai’s newest and next generation immersive and experiential entertainment park. Guests explore a vibrant interactive experience through 12 zones designed to light up social media whilst offering a stimulating journey.
Travellers play, dream and drift as they wander observatories full of stars, roam gardens blooming in light and cross rivers that bridge the infinite. With less than 90 days after opening, AYA recognised as the “Best New Leisure and Entertainment Concept” and awarded “Most Unique Marketing Campaign” at the Middle East and North Africa Leisure & Attractions Council (MENALAC)
Awards 2023, the only awards to recognise excellence and achievements within the travel industry in the region.
So take yourself and your kids on journey to a universe they’ll never forget.
The La Perle live show is something that is beyond the borders of your imagination. It is a masterpiece of Franco Dragone who is considered to be an outstanding personality and a creative director for Cirque du Soleil and other globally famous shows. The storyline of the fascinating spectacle La Perle lies in the fairy journey of a fisherwoman around the UAE looking for a lost pearl.
La Perle is the region’s first permanent show brought to Dubai by Al Habtoor Group, La Perle combines the spirit of Dubai with an iconic aqua-stage to deliver an unmissable spectacle in, on and above water. La Perle is a one-of-a-kind aqua show in the region that combines world-class talent with one of the most technologically-advanced theatre productions in the world.
La Perle introduces tourists in the city to a water-based show that combines gravity-defying acrobatics with spectacular stunts and special effects to tell a fantastic story. La Perle represents a new era of live entertainment in Dubai with an immersive production that can only be delivered in a purpose-built theatre.You feel embedded with the artists as the 270-degree seating provides a different perspective of the action unfolding in the tailor-made aqua theatre. Witness the stage flood with water and drain in a matter of seconds as the artists perform mind-blowing aqua and aerial feats, such as diving from 18 meters high.
La Perle takes place five days a week, with two shows a day at a custom-built theatre that houses 1,288 people.
MUSEUM OF THE FUTURE
One of Dubai's most famous landmarks, the Museum of the Future (MOTF) takes pride of place along the city's superhighway, Sheikh Zayed Road. Founded by the Dubai Future Foundation and launched on 22 February 2022, the museum explores how society could evolve in the coming decades using science and technology. This unique building is not only an architectural and engineering marvel but is also a representation of Dubai’s growth in advanced technology.
The building’s façade is covered in Arabic calligraphy of poetry by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoumand is an absolute marvel to witness. The museum comes to life at night when the lights shine bright and bring an unmissable glow to the streets of Dubai, and creates probably the most Instagram-worthy shot in the country.
The Museum of the Future, unlike ordinary museums that house ancient relics, is a gateway and celebration of the future. Visitors can experience the interactive space that includes content crafted by a team of the world’s leading product, media, exhibition, and experience designers.
THE GREEN PLANET
Dubai’s very own tropical rainforest, with more than 3,000 species of plants, animals and birds, this green oasis is a sanctuary of exotic flora and fauna. Appealing to visitors of all ages, it is the perfect spot for a family outing or school visit, and even caters to fun events like a picnic brunch, swimming with piranhas or playing zookeeper for a day.
Aiming to educate guests about the important role the tropical forest plays in the future of Earth, The Green Planet exposes Dubai to another world within its glass dome – all of The bio-dome here is made up of four levels: the Canopy, the Midstory, the Forest Floor and the Flooded Rainforest. Each level discusses the role and the importance every part of a rainforest plays. The Green Planet is an experience for the senses with creatures roaming around and waterfalls running strong. So, if you and your family wants to spend a day in nature, you definitely don’t want to miss out on this experience.
IMG WORLDS OF ADVENTURE
IMG Worlds of Adventure is Dubai’s first mega themed entertainment destination promising visitors from around the world the excitement of six epic adventure zones in one location. It is the largest temperature controlled indoor themed entertainment destination in the world, covering an area in excess of 1.5 million square feet.
IMG Worlds of Adventure is an indoor theme park in Dubai City that provides its guests with marvels including a multiplex cinema and several other attractions that are enjoyable for the whole family, as well as individuals who have interests and abilities, unlike others. This is Dubai’s place for a day out along with the family.
The park includes Thor Thunder Spin, Avengers Flight of the Quinjets, Spider-Man Doc Ock's Revenge, and Hulk Epsilon Base 3D among the novelties. They are revolving around characters who haven't been highlighted lately like Doc Ock and Rhino. Cartoon Network entertains visitors with diverse attractions aimed at children including attractions themed around characters from Ben 10 and PPG. Grownups can find out who they are by experiencing the Enormo-Ben10 cinema that offers exclusive five-screen entertainment!