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10 Amazing Ways to Spend New Year’s Eve in Dubai

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Bidding adieu to a year in which you welcome the next is a pure reflection of how you want the year to play out. Our thoughts: Make a great New Year’s Eve in the most fun way! Dubai is a mix bag of fireworks, feasting, and festivities. Bustling with wishes to one another and with the sounds of fireworks – New Year, is just another celebration to get people together in joy. It is the beginning of December and you may already want to start planning. The winters are also the perfect time to explore places with family or friends too.  

In UAE, the New Year is very much celebrated in a grand way, so here are 10 amazing ways you can spend New Year’s Eve. Ring in the new year with desert safari, spend the day at a theme park or simply watch the fireworks – whatever you decide, just make sure you welcome the new year in pomp!

10 amazing ways to spend New Year’s Eve

Romantic Dinner at Marina Dhow Cruise

Marina Dhow Cruise

Soak in Dubai’s breathtaking views and watch the tallest skyscrapers and their amazing architectures from the comfort of a traditional dhow cruise dubai marina. Boasting with the Arabian culture and hospitality, a 2-hour dinner cruise is perfect for enjoying the shimmering skyline under the moon and stars on New Year Eve! This is a typical buffet experience with live entertainment and a gourmet meal with an extensive selection of beverages. It is fun, relaxing evening on water with views of the iconic landmarks such as Atlantis Hotel, Burj Al Arab and not to forget a view of the New Year fireworks. Get your dhow cruise dubai ticket and head over for a wondeful evening

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Watch the fireworks at Burj Khalifa

Burj khalifa

One of the most popular spot in Dubai, Burj Khalifa is known for its amazing fireworks and decor. Decorated and lit with dazzling lights with the Dubai fountain, this location brightens up. There are special viewing spots near Burj Khalifa that are installed for the public, so make sure you get there and catch a good view of the spectacular fireworks wth your burj khalifa tickets. If you are lucky, you may also get a chance to watch some live performances and DJ’s.

Check the combo deals with Burj Khalifa

Desert Safari with Dune Bashing, BBQ Dinner, Belly Dance and Tanoura Show

Desert safari

Desert safari in Dubai is the most popular activity. Loved by all, tourists and locals alike, the desert safari experience can create a memorable evening, making the New Year special for the entire family.  Soak in the vibe of the desert tribe, entertainment, cultural, traditions and food – this could be a perfect way to kick start your new year.  If you are looking for an adrenaline rush, in desert safari Dubai, enjoy the dune bashing session along with other desert activities for a complete adventurous evening. Relisha gourmet BBQ Dinner while you watch the traditional dance performance – Belly Dance and Tanoura Show. 

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Head over to the Global Village Dubai

Global Village Dubai

A world’s playground, this season’s Dubai Global Village 2020 welcomes you with more fun and entertainment which is set to offer families a one-of-a-kind experience. The New Year celebrations at Global Village are well renowned and is an ideal place for New Year’s Eve. In this place, you can witness different kinds of traditions of more than 78 cultures around the world. Shop, dine and spend your New Year’s Éve with family or friends doing all the fun things. 

Here is all you need to know before visiting Gloabl Village Dubai 

Check out the spectacular glow park at Dubai Garden Glow

Dubai Garden Glow

With the reopening of the Dubai Garden Glow, the 6th season is much more bigger, better and brighter. Get tickets to the Dubai Garden Glow and witness over 10mn LED lights and 500 glowing sets across the park. Home to three theme parks under one venue, spend the New Year’s Eve exploring the Glowing Park, the Dinosaur park and the Miraculous Magic park. A perfect place for kids and elders, this can be a great way to welcome the New Year.

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Celebrate New Year Countdown at Dubai Parks & Resorts

Dubai Parks & Resorts

UAE’s largest themed leisure and entertainment destination, Dubai Parks & Resorts is a great location to bring in the New Year. Action-packed with thrilling rides and attractions, you and your children can have a gala time at Legoland Dubai or Motiongate Dubai. Dubai Parks & Resorts is home to four best theme parks including Bollywood park and Legoland water park. With plenty of options for families, get your dubai parks and resorts tickets to enjoy a new year bash with music, dance performances and fireworks. An ideal way to join the fun with the your favourite action heroes or Legoland Dubai characters, do not miss the Dubai parks and resorts tickets offers.

Check out all 4 parks at Dubai Parks & Resorts

Meet the penguins at Ski Dubai

Ski Dubai

Winter Wonderland in Ski Dubai Snow Park! Set off to meet with the Penguins this New Year Eve and get up close and personal with those incredible creatures. Learn about the species and watch the March of the penguins held in the Snow Park. Get your snow park dubai tickets and also experience a variety of fun and exciting training sessions. Enjoy views fo the snow fun and indoor slopes or take the twin track bobsled experience, there is no place for winter sports experience. A perfect way to celebrate the New Year’s Eve, check out the ski dubai offers. 

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Find your way to the Dubai Aquarium Underwater Zoo

Dubai Aquarium Underwater Zoo

Spend the New Year Eve at Dubai Aquarium Underwater Zoo in learning about thousands of aquatic animals that comprise 140 species. Witness over 400 sharks and rays live in the 10 million litre tank and a host of other marine species. With the Dubai Aquarium tickets, get a chance to try out the feeding session and come face to face with the aquatic residents for a memorable New Year beginning with family or friends. 

Check out the combo deals with Dubai Aquarium to add more fun

Set off on a Yas Island adventure

Yas Island adventure

If you are more into adventure and thrilling experiences, then make your way to Yas Island.  A leisure island with endless experiences for every family, you can explore Ferrari World, Yas Waterworld of Warner Bros World under one venue. Yas island is an adventuoues hub with the fastest rollercoaster, exhilarating rides & attractions and more adrenaline pumping activities.  For those who prefer a slower pace, you can go shopping or dine at the Yas Mall. we recommend to spend a day in Abu Dhabi so you could explore the best in town. Whether you choose to stay or not, you are bringing in the New Year in style!

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Celebrate New Year Eve with your favourite Marvel superheroes

Marvel superheroes

If you are a marvel fan, there is no other place such as IMG Wolrds of Adventure indoor theme park you should be! The IMG Worlds of Adventure Dubai invites you to a splendid time with the superheroes. Get the IMG Worlds of Adventure tickets and gear up in the marve zones for an action-packed experience. Feel the adrenaline rush as you experience the IMG worlds of adventure rides and attractions for  the most exciting New Year’s Eve ever!  

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6 Popular Amusement Parks To Visit Now

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UAE brims with grand and bustling theme parks. Whether you are looking for a family outing or a children’s playground, Dubai’s numerous theme parks do not fail to attract. Mostly designed for families with kids, this destination is a perfect place to get an adrenaline-pumping experience. Filled with exhilarating rides and attractions, each exhaustive list of the top and popular Theme Parks in Dubai has something for you. 

From thrilling rides to water splashes, this stunning city of UAE offers a wide variety of exciting amusement parks you must visit now. Ditch the skyscrapers and the iconic landmarks and spend a whole day at any of the 6 wonderful amusement parks of your choice! These are theme parks that have been designed to recreate a real or fantasy experience. With several thrilling rides, activities, zones, eateries, shopping places, theatres and more, theme parks are extremely popular among locals and tourists alike. You cannot miss visiting at least one of them on your visit to Dubai.

6 Popular Amusement Parks To Consider For An Exciting Experience

Best park for adrenaline junkies and the tickets are priced at AED 99

Best park for the film buffs and the tickets are priced at AED 149

Best all-rounder park for kids and the tickets are priced ar AED 184

Best park for adults and the tickets are priced at AED 168

Best water park for kids and the tickets are priced at AED 172

Best park for thrill-seekers and the tickets are priced at AED 94

Best Park For Adrenaline Junkies: IMG Worlds of Adventure

IMG world of adventure Tickets

An indoor theme park, IMG Worlds of Adventure is Dubai’s most popular theme park for families with kids. In this park, you can explore the 4 adventure zones and experience over 20 rides and attractions ranging from mild to wild. Whack! Boom! Bing! Like a comic strip bursting to life, IMG Worlds of Adventure is a plunge into the superheroes fantasy. Walk through the Marvel zone, where you can be part of Thor or Captain America, or help Spider-Man save New York city on a thrilling roller coaster. 

The IMG Worlds of Adventure rides is a perfect way to unlock your imagination. Moreover, watch the dinosaurs roam the Earth, transform into Ironman, or experience the mind-blowing rides, IMG Worlds of Adventure Dubai is a place to have fun like never before. Spread across 1.5 million square feet, experience different levels of thrills on a full action- packed day with your whole family.

Opening hours Sunday – Wednesday 11:00 am – 8:00 pm; Thursday – Saturday  11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Best Park For The Film Buffs: Motiongate Dubai

Motiongate Dubai

Are you looking for some entertainment and fun? Dubai Motiongate, at Dubai Parks & Resorts is the place for you! At Motiongate, you can enjoy with family or friends with over 25 rides and attractions that include The Hunger Games, Capitol Bullet Train, Kung Fu Panda and more. Divided in four themed zones, Motiongate is inspired by Hollywood giants such as Sony’s Columbia Pictures, DreamWorks Animation, The Smurfs and Lionsgate and you will learn a lot about this amazing theme park during your visit. 

Experience a high-energy Hip Hop show at the Hollywood Theater or other live shows with your family or friends. Explore or take a tour of Dreamworks’ four unique zones or  simply have hours of fun around the park. Enjoy the delicious collection of kid-friendly snacks and an incredible array of exclusive movie merchandise. So, buy your Motiongate Tickets, on Tripx Tours and head over to enjoy the rides and attractions.

Opening hours:  Saturday to Wednesday from 11:00 AM – 08:00 PM and Thursday to Friday: 11:00 AM – 09:00 PM

Best All-Rounder For Kids: Legoland Dubai

Legoland Dubai

Perfectly designed for your kids, Legoland Dubai is one of the greatest and innovative theme parks in UAE. Located in Dubai Parks & Resorts, Legoland Dubai invites families with kids to experience over 40 astonishing rides, family-friendly attractions, and exciting play areas for kids which are engaging. If you love Lego blocks, you’ll appreciate the fun and excitement of this theme park completely made of giant Legos. 

Moreover, enjoy shows and building experiences to enjoy with 15,000 Lego models made from 60 million Lego bricks, six themed lands and a mix of indoor and outdoor attractions. Legoland Dubai is neighboured by Motiongate Dubai and Bollywood Park. so, while you are here, you can check out the other theme parks too. You can book them individually or select a combo ticket on Tripx Tours.

Opening Hours: Saturday – Wednesday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and Thursday – Friday from 10.00 am to 8.00 pm

Best Park For Adults: Wild Wadi Water Park

Wild Wadi Water Parks

Want to spend a thrilling day out with family or friends? Check out the Wild Wadi Water Park that offers more than 30 rides and attractions for the whole family. Brace yourself to experience the 32m Jumeirah Sceirah, the tallest and fastest water slide. Many rides are suitable for all ages and sizes, and your little ones can also indulge with over 100 water activities including racing slides and water guns at Juha’s Dhow and Lagoon. Enjoy one of Dubai’s best views from Burj Surj or travel downhill to experience three exciting tornadoes with Tantrum Alley, the choice is yours. 

Also, head here to take a swim in Breakers Bay, one of the largest wave pools in the Middle East. Wild Wadi is one of the most popular amusement parks in Dubai, so swim past your thoughts and check out the Wild Wadi Ticket Price and offers on Tripx Tours.  

Opening Hours: Saturday – Thursday from 10:00 AM – 7:00PM and from 10:00AM – 10:00PM on Fridays

Best Water Park For Kids: Aquaventure Water Park

Aquaventure Water Park

If you are looking for extreme aqua fun, look no further than Aquaventure Waterpark, Dubai’s most iconic. Located at the luxurious Atlantis the Palm, get your pulse racing on over 30 rides and attractions, beach, surfing and kids play area. Relax on the 500m of private beach or laugh your way down the longest lazy river, experience a wide variety of thrilling slides and attractions that suit everyone. 

Spanning over 42 acres of land, Aquaventure Waterpark also offers a choice of rides for the chillaxers who like their adrenaline in smaller doses. For young  adventurers and children,  explore the Splashers Island – kids waterpark specially designed as a play area featuring 14 thrilling waterslides, interactive water attractions and more. You can also enjoy water activities like windsurfing, sailing, sea kayaking, roller coasters taking you up and down the water streams, River rides, Leap of Faith speed slide and so much more.

Opening Hours: Sunday – Saturday from 10:00am to 6:00pm   

Best Park For Thrill-Seekers: Laguna Water Park

Laguna Waterpark

Get ready to discover one of the most adrenaline-pumping water parks designed for thrill-seekers. Slide and free fall on numerous exhilarating rides as Laguna Water Park surprises you with a wide variety of attractions, tubular waterslides and drifty rides. If you want something less thrilling, spend time by the Lazy river around the water park. Dubai Laguna Waterpark gives you at-the-edge experience with its rides, slides and an ultimate surf machine. The water park includes four zones (Surf, Relax, Slide and Splash) to ensure a great time for everyone.

It has five main rides – a pool lounge, a lazy river, and a special zone for children, toddlers and younger kids. Experience the WaveOz, an ultimate surf experience offering a 180-degree, entirely inflatable ride surface along the top or or slide down the Constrictor and the Manta – two state-of-the-art waterslides you’ll find in the park. Children of all age groups can enjoy the park, with a dedicated Splash Pad or the Aqua Play. So, if you are  ready, go ahead and book your Laguna Waterpark tickets and offers on Tripx Tours now!

Opening Hours: Saturday – Sunday from 10:00am to 8:00pm

Tips on Buying Tickets

Tickets to Dubai’s amusement parks do not come cheap, but fret not! There are always easy ways to find you the best deals. All you have to do to buy tickets online is follow these steps:

  • Check Tripx Tours website for special offers and discounts or taking advantage of the combo deals
  • Select an activity of your choice
  • Make a purchase by clicking the ‘book now’ button 
  • Once you have made a purchase, get instant confirmation on your bookings.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you within 20-45 minutes
  • At the venue, please display the confirmed ticket on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID.
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5 brilliant family-friendly days out in Dubai

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Dubai is always a good place for family. Whether you are seeking kid-friendly experiences or some adventure, the city of glitz and glamour does not fail to offer you tons of things to do as a family. With parents, most of Dubai’s kid-friendly attractions can also just be as enjoyable for grown-ups. From outdoor activities such as desert safaris to sightseeing city tours, to amusement parks, theme parks and more, there is a complete guide to family-friendly activities in Dubai.

Isn’t it amazing when one destination caters to the whole family? With all the tedious planning and curating itineraries, it is important that you include Dubai’s best kid’s approved activities for your children and little ones alike.

Check out some of the top trending activities in Dubai book your favourite on Tripx Tours

Aquaventure Waterpark​

Aquaventure waterpark Dubai & Lost Chambers Dubai

Cool off at one of Dubai’s popular attractions for a day! Aquaventure Waterpark Dubai has been the region’s No.1 and perfect for the entire family. Located in Atlantis, Aquaventure Waterpark Dubai offers you a fun-filled excitement with exhilarating rides, slides and incredible attractions. Get your pulse racing on over 30 Aquaventure Waterpark Dubai rides, laugh your way down Dubai’s longest lazy river, and relax on 500m of private beach. Moreover, your kids can enjoy at the Splashers Kids Area with 14 water slides designed for young adventures.

  • Aquaventure Waterpark Dubai Price is AED 172
  • Aquaventure is situated in Atlantis – The Palm. While you are at the Palm, you can also try out other water sport activities such as JetSki, or boat tours. ​

IMG Worlds of Adventure

IMG world of adventure Tickets

Explore IMG Worlds of Aventure Dubai attractions & rides that are designed to give you an adrenaline-pumping experience. Experience rides from prehistoric times to your favourite Cartoon Network characters as they come to life with themed rides and exhilarating attractions. Walk through different adventure zones such as Marvel, Spider-Man, the Hulk and more, at your own pace and take as many photos as you’d like. Moreover, spend some time enjoying the live shows which will surely entertain you and your children alike.

  • IMG Worlds of Adventure tickets are priced at AED 99
  • Arrive early to beat the crowd and enjoy all the park's rides and attractions

Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner & Quad Bike

Desert safari with quad bike

When in the city of gold, don’t miss the opportunity to experience the deserts for a memorable day out with family. Whether you’d like to try out some sand activities such as sandboarding, camel rides, or dune bashing, Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner & Quad Bike is an experience you will surely love. Book the desert safari dune bashing dubai tickets on Tripx Tours to enjoy a dining experience and relish tasty dishes. There is a wide range of entertainment such as quad biking too. If you want to enjoy a desert excursion, look no further than this for a truly memorable experience. 

  • The desert safari with BBQ Dinner & Quad Bike is priced at AED 139
  • The Quad Biking experience will last for 10 minutes

Dubai City Tour

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There is no better way to see the city, than to see Dubai on foot. Explore the elegance of the city at its best with the Dubai City Tour and start ticking off your sightseeing list. Visit top-notch attractions from Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab hotel, Jumeirah Island, Jumeirah Mosque, Spice Souq, Gold Souq, Jumeirah Beach, Al Bastakiya, Dubai Museum, and more by booking the Dubai city tour tickets. A half-day sightseeing tour, this experience provides you a glimpse of the modern, traditional, cultural, architectural and urban side of the ever-popular city of Dubai.

  • Your Dubai City Tour Tickets are priced at AED 66
  • You can seither select the Morning Tour or the Evening tour. However, please note that the Dubai Night Tour does not operate on Mondays

Dubai Ice Rink

Dubai Ice Rink

Try out a new skill for fun or learn to skate at the Olympic-size ice rink to experience the thrill of ice skating for the first time, or to perfect your skills. Ideal for family entertainment, Dubai Ice Rink attraction has ample of activities for you and your children to participate.  Revamp yourself for creating exciting memories in the Dubai Ice Rink while riding in Ice Bikes, attending disco sessions, public sessions, freestyle sessions, Dubai Snowfall, Family Dj Session, and more. So, what are you waiting for? Book your Dubai Ice Rink tickets and head over to the only place in Dubai where snow falls. Located in Dubai Mall, amid the most bustling environment  – you can check out other things-to-do at the mall too. 

  • The price for Dubai Ice Rink ticket is AED 49
  • With a wide range of ice skating sessions at your disposal, pick the one that goes with your skill level.

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