Family fun in Dubai this week
Your little ones won’t be bored again with our weekly guide
Atlantis Dive Discovery
The new Atlantis Dive Discovery for kids aged 10 and up provides a great introduction to the underwater world with a basic skill session before a 20-minute dive.
Dhs1,150. Daily 8am-5pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, www.atlantisthepalm.com (04 426 1000).
Camp Monkey @ Cheeky Monkeys
Kids aged two and a half to eight years can join summer camp at Cheeky Monkeys and get involved in arts and crafts, cooking classes, dance, drama, mini sports and more.
Dhs155 per day, Dhs625 per week. Sun-Thu 9am-1pm. Until Aug 28. Locations include Al Barsha Mall, www.cheekymonkeys.ae (04 252 4878).
Kids Theatre Works Summer
Camp Sign the little nippers up for a week-long themed Summer Drama Camps at Kids’ Theatre Works at DUCTAC, MoE. The camps are a great way for kids to collaborate with others and express themselves. Prices start from Dhs950 per week. Suitable for kids aged 3-14. Running until Aug 28. www.kidstheatreworks.com (050 158 5653).
Kids Brunch Buffet at 365
Now kids can take their parents out for brunch at the Novotel Dubai Al Barsha with this novel concept at their 365 restaurant, which means for Dhs200 per child, two parents can eat for free every Friday.
Dhs200 per child (no age limit, as specified by hotel). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Ongoing. 365 restaurant, Novotel Dubai Al Barsha. www.novotel.com (04 304 9000).
Get along to the Mina A’Salam hotel to see turtle feeding at Dubai’s only turtle rehabilitation project. The project aims to provide a safe home to nurse sick and injured turtles back to health before returning them to the wild.
Free. 1pm Fridays. Ongoing. Al Muna enclosure, Mina A’Salam Hotel, www.jumeirah.com/turtles (04 301 7198).
Angry Birds Universe at Modhesh World
If you’re brood are fans of Angry Birds, bring them down to Modhesh World where they can “fly” like an Angry Bird on a specially designed zip line to knock down foam structures along with plenty of other fun activities.
Entrance fee to Modhesh World Dhs50 per person. Open 10am-10pm, Sat to Wed, 10am-12am, Thu, 3pm-2am Fri. Hall 3, Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road. Ends Sep 8. www.modheshworld.com (600 555 559).
Kid’s eat free at Mo’s
Everyone loves a freebie – and now on Sundays, with every adult that orders a main, one kid 11 years and under can eat for free.
Prices vary. 8am-12pm. Ongoing. Citywalk, Al Wasl. email@example.com (04 344 3305).
Deposit the little monsters down at Mini Monsters soft play area and let them run wild all day for just Dhs50. There’s a great deal on for parents too; coffee and a donut for just Dhs20.
Open daily 9am-7pm. Mini Monsters, off exit 42 on Sheikh Zayed Road, www.minimonsters.ae (04 341 4459).
Extreme Fun Summer
Camp If its extreme fun you’re after for kids aged three and up, Extreme Fun have just the thing in their summer camp. Activities include aerobics, baking, arts and crafts, flower planting, pizza making, soft play and much more.
Dhs130 per day, Dhs550 per week. Sun-Thu 10am-3pm. Until Aug 29. Opposite Spinneys, Motor City, www.extremefun.ae (04 452 5543).
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