Looking for a good play area in Dubai to keep your little ones busy? Luckily for parents in Dubai, there are so many indoor play areas in Dubai for kids to enjoy. From Oli Oli Dubai to Kidzania Dubai, here are some fun play areas that are educational too…
1. Oli Oli Dubai
Oli Oli Dubai is the city’s first interactive kids museum that is designed for kids to explore and learn. Spread out over 8 galleries, this museum follows the STEAM curriculum (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts and Math). From an air gallery to a 3D design lab, each one is an educational, interactive and fun experience for all.
Where: Oli Oli Dubai, in Al Quoz
Price: Free for kids under 1; AED 60 for 2 hours (ages 1 to 2); AED 120 for 2 hours (ages 2 to 18); AED 40 for adults
Timings: Saturday to Wednesday, from 9am-7pm; Thursday to Friday, from 9am-9pm
2. Caboodle Dubai
This is an indoor edutainment play area in Dubai for kids, and takes fun seriously. Over here, little ones can make friends and explore their interests through play, arts and crafts and games while simultaneously working on their social, cognitive and physical development. At Caboodle Dubai, parents are encouraged to join in on the fun too.
Where: Caboodle Dubai, multiple locations
Price: AED 70 for one hour, AED 30 per additional hour (with guardian)
Timings: Sunday to Wednesday, from 10am – 10pm; Thursday to Saturday, from 10am – 11pm
3. Kids Jungle Dubai
If you’re looking for a fun and safe play area for your little ones, here’s one to check out. At Kids Jungle, kids can take part in a variety of classes, including music, drama, dance and zumba! On top of all the edutainment, they can also organise birthday parties for your little ones, themed around their favourite animals.
Where: Kids Jungle, at Silicon Oasis
Price: AED 47.25 for 1 hour; AED 52.50 for 2 hours; AED 105 for full-day access (3 years +)
Timings: Daily, from 9am to 10pm
4. Little Explorers
Little Explorers is an immersive play area where kids aged 2 to 7 can learn by just exploring and playing. There are three different sections, where kids can get familiar with the study of Space, learn about nature and develop their balance, reaction, coordination and reflex skills.
Where: Little Explorers, at Mirdif City Centre and Marina Mall
Price: AED 149 per child; AED 275 for all workshop (Mirdif prices – prices vary for Marina branch)
Timings: Saturday to Wednesday, from 10am-9.30pm; Thursday to Friday, from 10am-11.30am
5. Kidzania Dubai
Hands-down one of the coolest edutainment play areas in Dubai for kids – Kidzania Dubai lets kids pretend to be adults for the day as they mimic what adults would do. Just like in the real world, your little ones can ether do their jobs (fireman, doctor, journalist, etc) and even get paid for it after, or pretend to be a customer and pay for what they receive.
Where: Kidzania Dubai, at the Dubai Mall
Price: Economy – AED 160 (Sun – Wed), AED 170 (Thur – Sat); Premium – AED 200 (Sun – Wed), AED 215 (Thurs – Sat); AED 75 for adults (ages 16+); AED 95 for toddlers (under 4 years)
Timings: Weekdays, from 10am-8pm; Weekends, from 10am-11pm