The best family-friendly activities to try in Dubai this weekend
Thinking of ways to fill your weekends when the beach is off-limits? We say head straight to City Centre Mirdif where you and your family will find a whole host of exciting activities and one-of-a-kind experiences at your fingertips.
From indoor skydiving to virtual reality games and simulators, these are the top three things to do over summer in Dubai….
Defy Gravity At iFly In The Mall
Get a bird’s-eye view at iFly Dubai
Skydiving inside a shopping mall? You bet, this is Dubai after all. Take your weekend to new heights with iFly Dubai, a unique experience that enables you to take flight up to 4 metres in the air through the world’s 1st dual vertical wind tunnel.
The adrenaline-pumping activity is open to all types of flyers, so there’s no need to worry if you’re a beginner as there will be a qualified instructor to guide you through the session.
iFly, Level 1, City Centre Mirdif, call 04 231 6292
Make It Like Spider-Man at Sky Trail
Enjoy a little healthy family competition on the climbing walls at Sky Trail
If you’re feeling fearless, challenge yourself even further at Sky Trail, a climbing wall for thrill-seekers that reaches 13 metres above the ground. Once you’ve scaled your way to the top, battle your way through the venue’s obstacle course to put you through your paces.
Sky Trail, Level 1, City Centre Mirdif, call 04 231 6317
Gaming Galore At Magic Planet
Enjoy all of Magic Planet’s top-rated racing games and rides
Looking for ways to entertain the kids? With fast-paced rides, top-rated arcade video games and state-of-the-art simulators, Magic Planet is every child’s dream. You’ll also find bowling alleys, bumper boats and train rides, along with fantastic rewards and redemption prizes up for grabs.
If you’re laden with heavy shopping bags, fear not – there’s a Magic Planet located at both the north and south sides of the mall.
Magic Planet, Level 1, City Centre Mirdif, call 04 231 6311