5 Best Things to Enjoy with Your Family in Dubai

We wrote a post about our experiences in Dubai a couple of years ago - today, we bring you another one about family-oriented entertainment! The world-class city of Dubai offers spectacular scope for an ideal family vacation. Touring through a seamless blend of traditional and modernity, participating in various thrilling rides and sports, indulging in mouth-watering cuisine and shopping, and extravaganza, a family with diverse ages and interests can comfortably connect. Spend quality time together while you unwind from the daily routine. You can travel across several iconic landmarks and tourist points, click photographs and spend the best holiday with your loved ones on a Dubai trip. For your expediency, as your plan your trip, here is the following list of the 6 best things to enjoy with your family in Dubai:

#1. Dhow Cruise Dubai

As you purchase a convenient Dhow cruise Dubai package, you can take the astounding Dhow cruise across the Dubai coastline. According to your ticket, you can have access to the buffet and cruise schedule. On board, the refurbished traditional Arabian wooden boat over the tranquil waters is itself exciting. You can spot the significant monuments and tall skyscrapers of Dubai. Biting into the most delicious food, you can soak in the uninterrupted charm.

The Arabian dancers and live music of the DJ will keep you entertained throughout the one- or two-hour ride. You can even opt for an evening Dhow Cruise, and you will forever remember the illuminated skyline and its reflection on the waters. Again, you can celebrate any special occasion, like a birthday or anniversary on the dhow. Don’t forget to capture the ethereal and ever-changing frames in your camera for future records. This fun is available on the Dubai Marina and the Dubai Creek.

#2. Helicopter Tour Dubai

On a family trip to Dubai, you can embark on an unforgettable journey over the quintessential masterpieces of Dubai city with an appropriate Helicopter Tour Dubai package. You can procure a 12-, 15-, 17- or 22-minute well-planned, and 100% safe and secured helicopter ride according to your preference and requirement.

A professional pilot assists you in gaining a different perspective of the city. Scream with excitement as you fly above Jumeriah Mosque, Burj Khalifa, the World Islands, Burj Al Arab, The Atlantis Hotel, Arabian Gulf Coast, Dubai Museum, and Palm Jumeriah. Be spellbound by architectural marvels, futuristic wonders, extensive stretches of dunes, landscaped gardens, and the overall stunning ambiance. You can replenish yourself, bond with your dear ones better, improve your strength and defeat your fears, especially of heights. While the usual helicopter tour starts at the Dubai police Academy Helipad the Falcon ones begin from Atlantis Hotel.

#3. Hot Air Balloon Ride Dubai

While in Dubai don’t miss the thrilling hot air balloon ride Dubai. Since it can accommodate 20 or more people, you can comfortably travel with your family. You should procure a suitable package, can club it with other specialties of Dubai, and cherish an amazing lifetime experience. Club it with a Bedouin breakfast or a desert safari, and you can reap the best of Dubai deserts within a short schedule. Before you begin, you will be greeted with a refreshingly warm tea or coffee and briefed about your trip. Commence your tour from the Hajjar or Desert Margham in the early morning. Be assured of the highest quality and safe hot air balloons, which will take you above the deserts through the clear blue skies. You will witness the eye-catching dawn and feel the warm wind. Go over the conservation reserve and look at the desert flora and fauna, like the oryx, gazelles, and camels.

#4. Hop on Hop off Dubai Tour

Take a 3-minute walk from the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo to the location for the commencement of your Hop and Hop Dubai Bus Tour. You can go on a relaxing ride on a double-decker bus, traveling through 26 points around the city. This budget-friendly and convenient facility is a must for a family vacation within a short time frame.

You can hop on and hop off at any stop you feel like. Sit on the open-air upper deck for a smooth and relaxed view. Capture some mesmerizing vistas of the most happening places of Dubai, like Gold and Spice Souk, Al Fahidi Fort, Burj Khalifa, Souk Madinat, Dubai Creek, Old Watchtower and Heritage Village, Dubai Mall, Old Souk of Arabia, Burj Al Arab, The Palm, and The Atlantis Hotel. You can hear the audio commentary in 12 languages. Remember the play of traditional charm and modernity throughout your bus tour.

#5. Dubai Fountain Lake Ride

You should arrive at your destination sometime before the start of the ride. Choose from 5 spectacular varieties of boat rides, like duck boats, swan boats, water taxis, paddle boats, kayaks, water bikes, and flamingo boats, and buy a preferable package. If you have little kids and toddlers you can opt for flamingo and swan boats. You can witness the world’s largest choreographed fountain show up very close. Watering rising to a 45-storied building is an amazing sight. The international and Arabian music is soothing to the ears while the rhythms and beats in sync are a treat for the eyes. You can get close views of the imposing Burj Khalifa. Across the 30-acre of beautiful artificial Burj lake, you can perceive the amazing light and sound show while riding a dhow or Abra. You can take this 30-minute ride for a relaxing and enjoyable evening at the Dubai Fountain.

Wrap Up: 5 Best Things to Enjoy with Your Family in Dubai

Thus, Dubai is an excellent choice for a fun-filled and memorable family vacation. You can get plenty of opportunities to keep yourselves engaged. Be it sightseeing or thrilling activities, you can adore with your near and dear ones. Read and follow the instructions carefully and purchase the tickets online for the best results. Whether an elder or a toddler, you can manage to optimize your satisfaction with a flexible and budget-friendly tour package. Consult your operator for updated details and information regarding your tour. You can even compare the available quotes, discounts and offers, and prices, and then decide on your program.

What about you, what are you favourite things to do in Dubai with you family? Feel free to share tips & advice below!

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