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Indoor activities in Dubai that won’t break the bank in the hot season…

Are you staying in Dubai during the summer? You don’t have to stay home and pout to avoid the heat. There are plenty of indoor activities in Dubai to experience and many of them have great summer deals for you to take advantage of.

Save with these 9 indoor activities in Dubai this summer

Infinity of Lights

Do you have a large family who wants to visit and take pictures at Infini des Lumières? Good news, this summer up to three children under the age of 13 can visit the Dubai Mall’s immersive digital art space for free. Tickets can be purchased onsite or online. Just bring all Emirates IDs to prove your age. Inside, the impressive 2,700 square meters showcase stunning artwork through the use of 130 projectors and 58 speakers over a total projection area of ​​3,300 square meters (walls and floor included). Visitors will be able to walk through the space and immerse themselves by connecting to a total of 3,000 high-definition digital moving images. The room will also be filled with accompanying music making the whole experience very dreamlike.

Infinity des Lumières, opposite Galeries Lafayette, Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, Dubai,

3D Black Light Mini Golf

3D mini golf

Do you like a game of mini-golf? Kids will love it too, especially in this place. During the summer, children aged 5 to 12 can practice their swing for a reduced price of 90 Dhs. The mini-golf experience takes place in the dark, lit by neon black lighting and 3D effects that completely cover the walls and floor of the indoor course. Expect epic visuals, from orange-hued desert scenes to the vibrant world under the sea.

Unit P24, Bahar Plaza level, JBR, open Monday to Friday from 2 p.m. to 1 a.m., Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tel: (0)4 565 7621.

Motiongate Dubai

Motiongate Dubai-Now-You-See-Me-Theatre

For screams and laughs this summer, step into a world of fun at Motiongate. There are a number of deals going on that will help you save including Super Tuesdays where you will get tickets for 198 Dhs only on Tuesdays for a full day of fun. Don’t want too much fun in one day? Grab a two-day pass that includes tickets to two parks. Choose from Motiongate, Bollywood Parks and Legoland Dubai or Legoland Water Park. A list of offers can be viewed and purchased here.

Motiongate Dubai, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Dubai. Tel: (0)4 820 0000.

The Pearl

the Pearl
La Perle is a must for theater and stunt lovers. The 90-minute show was conceptualized by Franco Dragone, who is behind huge, world-famous productions like The dream in Las Vegas and The Dancing Water House in Macau. During the show, acrobats and athletes dive 25 meters into the changing aquatic stage filled with 2.7 million liters of water and fly around the theater at 15 kilometers per hour. Residents of the United Arab Emirates can benefit from a 20% discount with prices starting from just Dhs 167 per person. If you are not a resident of the UAE, know that you can take advantage of the children’s offer (under 12 years old) with tickets from 159 Dhs. Buy your tickets here.

La Perle by Dragone, Al Habtoor City, 6:30 p.m. or 9:30 p.m. every day, from 249 Dhs. Tel: (0)4 437 0123.

Reel Cinema and Kidzania


Parents, want to spend time with your partner watching the latest movie in the cinema? Head to Reel and drop off your little ones at Kidzania for a special price of 50 Dhs. All you need to do is show your Reel Cinema ticket at the Kidzania counter in the Dubai Mall to get the special price. The offer is valid until July 31. For more information, contact the team on 054 438 6055.

Kidzania and Reel Cinema, Dubai Mall, Dubai,

Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

DUBAI AQUARIUM indoor activities in Dubai

Have you ever seen the inside of the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo? You can get 15% off tickets if you book online. Plus, if you didn’t know, kids under two can get in for free. Learn more here.

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, Tel. : (800) 3822 46255.

iFly Dubai

I fly

Dare the devils, if you have never tried iFly before, did you know that you can get 50 Dhs on the total price of 199 Dhs? If you’ve already tried it and want more, check out this offer: For two double flights, the cost is reduced from 350 Dhs to 280 Dhs. Add a VR flight and pay 350 Dhs instead of 395 Dhs. You can buy your tickets here.

Ifly Dubai, Third Floor, Play Nation Area, Downtown, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai. Tel: (0)4 231 6292.

Dubai ice rink

DJS on ice dubai ice rink party season

Alright, so this one isn’t a summer deal as such, but it’s the one you need to know about to take advantage of great savings. Tickets for the rink start from 85 Dhs, but if you use your RTA Nol card, you can enjoy 40% of the sessions during peak hours. One card is valid per person, so make sure each member of your group has a card.

Dubai Ice Rink, The Dubai Mall, Dubai, Tel. : (800) 38224 6255.

Air Maniax

indoor airmaniax activities in Dubai

Here is one of those fun indoor activities in Dubai for kids and adults. Air Maniax is home to five awe-inspiring zones with a giant inflatable area that spans 15,000 square feet providing adrenaline-fueled excitement. Spend three hours here for the price of two this summer. Book here.

Air Maniax, 16/Street, Al Quoz Dubai, prices from Dhs85, Tel: (04) 438 8981.

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