Affordable Summer Fun: Activities Kids in Dubai can do for AED 50 or Less!

Affordable Summer Fun: Activities Kids in Dubai can do for AED 50 or Less!

These activities are a great value for money, making your kids summer break memorable!

Summer vacations are here! And it is an exciting time for kids to unwind, have fun and create lasting memories. It also means you need to have a few tricks up your sleeves to keep your little ones occupied. Now, if you don't have a trip to your home country or some place abroad planned, then fret not as Dubai is a vibrant, entertaining and family-friendly city that provides lots of exciting things to do and various activities that will keep the smiles on your little ones faces. Whether you're a resident or a tourist visiting this vibrant city, your kids are going to be entertained for sure.

Here are a few activities kids in Dubai can do for AED 50 or less along with things they can do for completely free - only during these summer vacations.

Activities for AED 50 and less:

1.  Chill Out Lounge

Cool off from Dubai’s scorching heat without hurting your purse at the Chillout Ice Lounge. This chilling lounge is the first ice lounge in the region where you and your kids will start shivering as soon as you enter, the temperature is maintained at an Icey -6 Celsius!  Adding to its allure are mesmerizing ice sculptures, ice seating and tables and a uniquely illuminated interior. Before entering the lounge, they’ll provide you with warm essentials like jacket, hat, shoes, and gloves. Your kids can visit this icy attraction in Dubai this summer for just AED 40! Which is inclusive of Hot chocolate drinks and chicken skewers. This unique ice lounge is the perfect place to cool down from the rising temperatures of Dubai and the best activity for the little ones.

Location: Times Square Centre – Ground floor, Al Quoz

Timings: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Ticket Price: AED 80 (adult pass) | AED 40 (child pass)

2.  Extreme Fun

A soft play area for kids to romp around in is irresistible. Extreme Fun is ideal for children who enjoy climbing and exploring. It's a terrific place to take the kids, with an art and craft room, a toddler area, and a separate space for older kids. They also have a summer camp for your kids to go on an adventure and have the time of their lives. This camp includes activities like dance, sports, cooking, arts & crafts, unforgettable bonding activities and endless fun. This spectacular summer camp starts from the 4th July to 28th August so, reserve your spot today before it's too late.

Location: Motor City, next to the First Avenue Mall and Behind Dubai Autodrome

Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm

Price: AED 50 for the first hour, { AED 150 (per day) AED 650 (per week) - For summer camp }

3. Pump Track at  DXBike

If your children enjoy BMXing, rollerblading, or skating, the Pump Track at DXBike in Meydan is a must-see. The extreme Pump Track features two tracks totaling 1,350 square meters in size; the smaller track is for beginners and children, while the larger course is for advanced riders and will be utilized during competitions. The Pump Track contains an unlimited number of transfer lines, over 30 rollers, and seven berm bends. Visitors can try (or master) bump jumps, speed rolls, bunny hops, moonwalks, and even a 360-degree spin on the track's various surfaces.

Location: Next to Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashed Al Maktoum City, District One, Meydan Street

Timings: Open 24hrs

Price: AED 45 for one hour

4.  Al Barari Playground

You need to take the kids somewhere to let off some steam every now and then. Al Bari playground is definitely the place for you. Al Barari playground is more than simply a swing set and slide; it also contains a water play area, climbing structure, zipline, gigantic swing, and vegetable patch. It is the region's first outdoor playground of this kind. Allowing you to wander with your children and discover - the dairy shed with a selection of dairy and sugar free ice creams, the Guilt Burger shop with a selection of burgers, hot dogs, fries, and vegetarian burgers, and the Hideout - a lounge where you can relax and enjoy while your children play on the playground. There's so much to discover and enjoy while making and collecting unforgettable memories at the Al Barari playground - ideal for summer vacations.

Location: Between Ashjar & Seventh Heaven, Al Barari, Dubai

Timings: Tues - Thurs 10:00 am - 08:00 pm | Fri-Sun 08:00 am - 08:oo am (Mondays closed)

Price: AED 25

5. Dubai Frame

The Dubai Frame has been a hit ever since it opened in 2018. It is a massive structure that stands at a whopping 93 meters and is a great viewing point in Dubai. It was built to connect old and new Dubai, framing each of them so that you can view their skylines from a distance via a 'frame' - hence the name. You can stroll across the top of the Dubai Frame for even better glorying views of the city. Breath in the spectacular 360 views of Old Dubai and New Dubai along with the beauty of this unique building. Take photos with some of Dubai’s coolest structures as a backdrop. A pretty fun activity for kids who love panormaic views of the city!

Location: Dubai Frame, Zabeel Park, Dubai,

Timings: 09:00 am – 09:00 pm

Ticket Price: AED 50 (adults) AED 20 (children)

Things Kids can do for FREE this summer break:

1.  AYA

AYA is a futuristic light and sound park that provides an immersive entertainment experience for people of all ages. It combines advanced technologies with beautiful art and design to provide a one-of-a-kind sensory experience that will delight and inspire you. Enter a vast universe of vibrant, interactive experiences spread across 12 distinct zones, each with its own distinct theme and interactive elements. These experiences will allow you to play, drift, and dream your way through observatories filled with a million stars, gardens of blooming light, a river of color that generates storms and pools, and many more.  This summer, AYA is allowing kids aged 12 and below to explore for free when accompanying a paying customer. Now, that’s something your kids will never forget!

Valid Unitl - Sept 30

Location: 1st Floor, Wafi City Mall, Wafi City, Oud Metha Road

Timings: Mon-Fri 10:00 am – 10:00pm, Sat-Sun 10:00 am – 12:00 am

Price:  AED 99 (adults)

Also Read - All you need to know about AYA Dubai

2. Madame Tussauds Dubai

Madame Tussauds allows you and your kids to meet your favorite celebrity and snap a photo with them, well their wax figures atleast. You can visit this famous wax museum, which is known for crafting lifelike replicas of high-profile figures and celebrities. It is the only Madame Tussauds in the Middle East and allows fans of all ages to explore seven themed rooms as they look for their favorite famous faces. You'll get to mingle with all kinds of different celebrities ranging from world leaders, sportsmen, actors and musicians from Hollywood, Bollywood, and the Arab region. These wax figures look so realistic you’ll mistake them for real! This popular attraction too is allowing kids to go for free when accompanied by a paying adult.

Valid Until - August 31st

Location:  Bluewaters Dubai

Timings: 12:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Price: AED 135

3. Reel Cinemas

All of us love to watch movies, especially our kids! Kids aged 11 and under can see a movie for free during the summer holidays, allowing parents to save money on movie tickets. This applies only to films screened from Monday through Friday till 2 p.m., you can bring your child without paying a ticket. Let your kids watch their favourite movie in Dubai for free! now that's one good way to spend their vacations.  You can take your kids to any Reel Cinemas in the city, this experience is avaialbale for the basic experience, Reel Junior and the Reel Boutique experience.

Age Criteria - Kids aged 11 and under

Validity - Any film screened from Monday to Friday till 2PM

Location: Any Reel Cinemas in Dubai

4. Sky Views Observatory

If you and your children are a fan of heights, you should head on over to Sky views Dubai to take a bird eye view of Dubai’s mesmerizing skyline from 219.5m above ground. Elevate Your Family Fun at Sky Views Observatory, with a breathtaking glass walk and thrilling glass ride at more than 219.5 meters above the ground. Both the experinces along with the observatory itself spectacular views of the city.  This summer, Sky Views is allowing Two Kids under 12 to visit for free unitl 2pm when accompanied by tow paying adults. A once-in-a-lifetime-experience and what better opportunity to experience this thrilling adventure in Dubai than during your kids summer break!

Valid Until -  August 31st

Location: Address Sky View Hotel, Downtown Dubai

Timings: 10:00 am - 12:00 am

Price: AED 80 (adults)

Validity -  2 kids go free until 2PM when accompanied by 2 paying adults

5. Xstrike

When it comes to indoor fun, nothing tops laser tag and paintballing. Xstrike offers a totally immersive combat simulation experience that is sure to get your blood pumping. Wearing a high-tech vest and using a laser gun, you compete against other players in a multi-story warehouse. Bring your allies together and engage in combat in arenas that resemble Hollywood film sets. This summer, when you visit Xstrike, kids aged upto 13 can get a free ticket with every adult ticket purchase. A gaming experience like no other!

Valid Until - August 31st

Location: Al Quoz

Timings: 03:00 pm – 12:00 am

Price: AED 89

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