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Some of the best Dubai theme parks to visit for a fun day out

October 3, 2018 / Dubai
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Motiongate Dubai

Want to live your life like a movie? Dubai entertainment park Motiongate has you covered. Inspired by some of Hollywood’s all-time greats as well as just-off-the-blockbusters, this film-buff’s paradise is arranged by the studios that produced your favorite flicks. Explore Lionsgate, with its Hunger Games attractions, DreamWorks and its Shrek world, and Columbia Pictures with areas inspired by Ghostbusters, Hotel Transylvania and more. There’s even a Smurf Village to keep mini movie-lovers happy, with play-areas, a live show and a miniature roller coaster suitable for the youngest members of the family. Let the action begin!

Legoland Dubai

Bring your family’s favorite toys to life around them with the awe-inspiring Legoland Dubai park. Request a ride there and save your driving skills for when you want to get your Lego license. There are over 40 rides, shows and attractions to explore, so everyone is sure to find something they love. Visit the Imagination with rides that send you spinning, check out the Kingdoms where you can conquer a dragon in a medieval castle, or discover iconic landmarks from around the Middle East in the breathtaking Minilands. And when you want to cool off after all that excitement, don’t forget to stop by the Legoland Waterpark, where you’ll find more than 20 slides to ride!

Bollywood Parks

Explore the spectacular world of India’s movie industry at the cool and colorful Bollywood Parks. An explosion of color, creativity and energy, this park will take up at least half your day, so make sure you leave yourself plenty of time. You can shave off parking time by traveling there and back with Uber, so you get more hours inside discovering the family-friendly attractions. There are 3D and 4D motion rides that will make you feel like you’re starring in a Bollywood blockbuster, and regular stunt shows and performances to get your imagination going. And don’t forget to stop by the delicious Indian restaurants and the shopping center while you’re visiting!

Aquaventure Waterpark

Keep all age groups entertained with a trip to the action-packed Aquaventure Waterpark. Part of Atlantis The Palm hotel, this splash-tastic park has been voted the best of its kind in Europe and the Middle East, and it’s not hard to see why. Test your bravery with one of the record-breaking rides, get up close and personal with nature’s predators on the Shark Safari, or unwind at the private beach in this free-flowing haven of fun, with more than 17 hectares to explore. And, if you’re traveling with little ones, there’s a family-friendly Splash Zone which has plenty to keep the kids entertained.

Whatever kind of fun and thrills you’re seeking this summer, you’re guaranteed to find them by the bucketload in Dubai. And you can get to it all with a little help from Uber, so you don’t have to worry about wearing yourself out with a long day of screaming, soaring and selfie-snapping.