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Water Parks are one of the best ways to spend time with your family and have a whole day of unlimited fun with many options to choose from. Fortunately, Dubai is high on waterparks and with so many options you can easily get confused. You can head over to the Aquaventure waterpark which is the largest waterpark and enjoy over 100 thrilling rides and slides.
If you love theme parks, The Legoland has over 20 themed water rides and slides with Hollywood blockbusters such as the hunger games and step up.
You can also visit the Bollywood theme park here and look at the colourful characters from iconic Bollywood movies. The wild wadi water park also has amazing thrilling rides and roller coasters that are not for the faint of heart.
5 Best Family-Friendly Water Parks in Dubai
1. Yas Waterworld
Located on Yas Island, Yas Waterworld is one of the greatest water playgrounds in the UAE with over 40 one-of-a-kind rides and slides for all thrill levels. If you are someone who loves adrenaline and thrill, you cannot miss the Dawwama which is the world’s largest six-person tornado water coaster.
If you just want to enjoy the water at peace, you can lay back and enjoy the 300m lazy river where you can experience waterfalls, rain showers, and lost caves.
Address: Yas Island – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
2. Aquaventure Waterpark
Visit the world’s largest waterpark and enjoy over 102 thrilling water slides and rides. If you want to relax, you can also head to the private beach where you can just chill and sunbathe.
You can also enjoy water sports at the watersports beach hut for many motorized and non-motorized sports. Once you have explored the waterpark, head over to the shark lagoon and look at marine animals and go on a shark safari and get a close view of these gigantic marine animals.
Address: Atlantis The Palm – Crescent Rd – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 9:45 AM – 6:30 PM
3. Wild Wadi Waterpark
TheWild Wadi Waterpark Tickets will give you access to over 30 thrilling rides and slides which will make your day a memorable one. Go on rides like the uphill roller coaster, Master blasters, wipeout, Ring Rides, and Riptide flow river.
You can also explore the tallest and fastest slide in the UAE if you are an adrenaline junkie. You can witness many characters of Folklore, Sindbad, and Juha here along with the plethora of slides and rides. You can also hop at the 4 retail outlets and purchase souvenirs and swimwear.
Address: Opp. Burj Al Arab – Jumeirah St – Umm Suqeim – Umm Suqeim 3 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
4. Legoland Water Park
With over 40 indoor attractions and 20 themed water rides, you can step into the world of lego and look at the Hollywood blockbusters coming to life. Opened in 2016, there are three mega theme parks and thrilling theme rides from the movies The hunger games, Ghostbusters, Step up, and many more.
You can also head over to the Bollywood theme where you can immerse in the colourful world of Bollywood parks. You also get a chance of meeting your favourite characters like the Smurfs and many more.
Address: Sheik Zayed Road – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
5. IMG Worlds of Adventure
(Its not a water park, but equally fantastic)
If you are looking for the ultimate entertainment destination, this is the one. Head over to the IMG Worlds of Adventure to explore 4 adventure zones with themes from Marvel, cartoon network, The lost valley, and the IMG Boulevard zones. You will get nostalgic at the cartoon network zone where you can meet your favourite characters like Powerpuff girls, Ben 10, and many more.
The marvel zone has your favourite superheroes ride such as Thor thunder spin, Avengers Battle of Ultron, Spiderman Doc Ock’s Revenge, and Avengers fight of the quintets. You can enter the world of dinosaurs in the lost valley zone and look at the adventure photography and haunted hotel at the IMG Boulevard zone.
Address: E311 Sheik Mohammed Bin Zayed Rd – City of Arabia – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Timings: 12:00 AM – 1:00 PM