This article is contributed by a Travel Blogger Pranitaa.
About Pranitaa: Pranitaa is passionate about traveling and photography. She is always curious about new culture, history and traditions.
Dubai, despite being hot year round, receives a crazy number of footfalls each year. If you haven’t included Dubai in your bucket list due to the scorching heat, let’s educate you about the best indoor activities in Dubai you can enjoy and be away from the sun. All these indoor activities can cater to different types of interests and ages.
Defying Gravity at Bounce Dubai
Who wouldn’t love to exercise jumping up and down and have fun? If you do, then visit Bounce Dubai, an indoor trampoline park. This park is designed perfectly to help fun-seekers defy gravity. In fact, it’s the best place to test trampoline skills. By indulging in fun play, you can burn off some calories without sweating. Young ones and grownups call indulge in free jumping and develop the fundamentals of Parkour at this park. This facility has a massive free jumping area to allow fun-seekers try a flip in the air, climb up a wall running vertically, and simply bounce around for fun.
Sky diving at iFly Dubai
If you’re intrigued by watching heroes jump through a place in movies, try ski diving at the iFly Dubai. Located in the City Centre Mirdif, this indoor facility is perfect to simulate the experience of flying. It is designed to help adults and children experience sky diving without wearing a parachute and jumping from an aircraft. To experience this thrill, you have to don the flight gear and get inside a double vertical wind tunnel. You will be provided with all the instruction by a personal assistant. When the equipment is on, you will fly in the air and experience adrenaline rush gushing moving through your entire body. The kind of flight experience the iFly Dubai offers is enthralling and thrilling.
Ice Skating at the Dubai Ice Rink
The Dubai Ice Rink located in the Dubai Mall is perfect for the entire family. The Dubai Ice Rink is one of its kinds in the entire Middle East. It is designed for all ages, whether a beginner or a seasoned, to enjoy ice skating. You can skate in this Olympic-sized rink and enjoy music by the in-house DJ at the same time. This family-entertaining destination is perfect to learn ice skating. You can enrol yourself and your kids and learn how to glide on the snow. This facility also offers ice rental packages to hockey teams for regular practice and schools for hosting events.
Dubai ice Rink
Challenging reality at VR Park, Dubai
The VR Park blends augmented reality and virtual reality by way of 18 superlative interactive experiences and rides. It’s a gamers’ paradise that yells out adventure at every nook and corner. It is the best place to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy. The park majorly focuses on ‘shared escapism’ so that multiple people can experience the same game at a time. However, as per the latest update, each activity/game can be enjoyed by only 4 persons. The virtual reality landscape the park offers to gamers includes myriads of genres such as horror, sports, educational, leisure, adrenaline, etc. This indoor virtual reality indoor park is the world’s biggest and offer different rides and experiences for all ages.
VR park Dubai
Snowboarding and skiing at Ski Dubai
Who can think about finding ice in the desert? But in Dubai, everything is possible. What natural things it has been deprived of, are made up with the use of technology. You don’t have to go to a country where ice fall is common. This place will literally transport you to a winter wonderland and force you to forget that you’re in a city built on the desert.
This indoor Ski Resort is the third-largest in the world and a perfect destination to beat the heat. Ski Dubai offers leisurely and thrilling activities for slow-paced and adrenaline-seekers. You can give your kids best lessons on snowboarding and skiing here. There is no shortage of things to do in this amazing snow park. From riding down a giant ball, to snow playing, snow tubing, exploring ice cave, snow bullet zip lining, and interacting with resident penguins, the Ski Dubai located in The Mall of Emirates is hugely popular with tourists for best indoor activities in Dubai.
Testing physical and mental abilities at Jumble, Dubai
Have you seen the Hollywood movie ‘Maze Runner’ and want to test your skills in a similar type of setting? If yes, then head to the Jumble Dubai. Located in Al Barsha, this facility is a maze built by incorporating various elements such as colourful door and brick walls with lightings, and lots of twists and turns. The maze offers lots of puzzles and problems which the players have to solve by moving from one room to another. And each room throws a new obstacle in front of them. What makes the puzzles challenging is their time sensitive. If not solved in the allotted time, players have to go where they started.
Challenge your senses at the Museum of Illusions
Located at Dubai’s Al Seef District, the Museum of Illusions is like a vortex that will challenge your mind and force you to question reality. The museum features many strange and amazing exhibits, puzzles, and optical illusions to make you head spin. All the exhibits are superbly built that will have you scratching your heads. It’s a challenge that you cannot walk straight when passing through a vortex tunnel that simulate a rotating cylinder, whereas it’s a flat surface. You can even grow and shrink in size when standing in front of an exhibit in the Ames Room. There is also a creepy experience while walking around a room and being watched by Albert Einstein through photo frames hung on the wall. The museum also has a Tilted Room where you can try Michael Jackson famous move of leaning forward and defying gravity. The Upside Down Room of the museum is best to strike a pose the way you want. If you’re missing a company, then enjoy your own sitting at a round table.
Museum of Illusion, Dubai
Dubai is swarming with ‘n’ number of indoor activities, all which are difficult to gather at one place. That’s why we have included not-to-miss things to do. Indulging in the few best indoor activities in Dubai listed above will surely make your vacation in the UAE amazing.