Escape the heat with the top 15 indoor activities in Dubai, with museums, ice skating, etc. to keep it fresh all summer long
22 July 2022| Last updated on 25 July 2022
A list of all the very best summer activities in Dubai that you really can't miss.
Our list of incredible indoor activities in Dubai prove that while the weather can be sunny and humid outside, that won't stop UAE residents and visitors from having a great time.
Whether you’re interested in going ice-skating in an indoor rink, testing your detective work at an escape room, or touring one of Dubai's fantastic museums, say goodbye to the sweltering heat for some cool indoor fun.
Here are the 15 best indoor things to do in Dubai!
1.) A 5-star spa day out at Pullman Dubai JLT
Indulge in some serious serenity this summer and get an all-around glow with a 5-star spa treatment at Pullman Dubai Jumeirah Lakes Towers from AED 329 only. Your relaxing getaway includes access to their swimming pool, sauna, stream, and indoor gym.
2.) IMG Worlds of Adventure
If you're looking for an epic day of fun, gather your family or friends at the world's largest indoor theme park. Perfect for summer when it's too hot to roam outdoors, you can get unlimited access to all rides at Dubai's IMG Worlds of Adventure for just AED 345.
3.) Marvel at aquatic wonders at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
Home to thousands of aquatic animals across 140 different species, there is so much to see at the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo.
4.) Test your detective skills at an indoor escape room
Put your code-cracking, puzzle-solving, and detective work skills to the test at the Hungarian Games' 60-minute Escape Room experience for only AED 199.
5.) Glimpse into the future at Dubai's Museum of the Future
Ever wondered what the future holds? This summer, visit Dubai's newest family-friendly destination for some out-of-this-world sights and activities, from visiting a replica space station to browsing future technology.
6.) Defy gravity at iFly Dubai
Suit up, take flight, and defy gravity this summer 2022 at iFly Dubai Indoor Skydiving, City Centre Mirdif for only AED 139 per person! Your pass includes safety gear, training, and a special certificate.
7.) Meet celebrities at Madame Tussauds Dubai
Feel the fame this summer and meet a star-studded cast at Madame Tussauds Dubai, featuring lifelike replicas of popular celebrities, athletes, and public figures.
8.) Explore a lush rainforest full of creatures at The Green Planet
Explore a magnificent tropical forest with an admission ticket at The Green Planet, Dubai's only indoor rainforest for only AED 110 per adult and AED 95 per child.
9.) Get a panoramic view at Dubai Frame
Dubbed as the world's largest picture frame, enjoy panoramic sights of the emirate's gorgeous skyline and eye-catching buildings at the Dubai Frame. You'll also explore iconic places in Dubai with a fully-guided city tour with centralised transportation, for AED 99 only.
10.) Feel the thrill of the ice with indoor ice skating
Glide and practice your ice skating moves at Dubai Mall's indoor rink. Get your 90-minute skating session and F&B voucher from AED 99 only!
11.) Get inspired at the Theatre of Digital Art
The Theatre of Digital Art is an eye-catching addition to Dubai's art scene, offering visitors the chance to experience an awe-inspiring journey of art, AI, virtual reality, and a fascinating Metaverse gallery.
12.) Brave your way through Hysteria Haunted Attraction
Garish ghosts, monsters, and other ghoulish creatures await you at Dubai Mall's labyrinth of horrors, the Hysteria Haunted Attraction. Gather your friends and experience a spine-chilling journey for just AED 69.
13.) Sky Views Observatory and Glass Slide
Enjoy the sights of city from the all-new observatory deck at Sky Views Dubai, and enjoy the thrill of the Glass Slide, all for AED 69 per adult and AED 50 per child.
14.) Let off some steam at the Smash Room
Need to release some pent up anger or grudges? The Smash Room is the cool rage room in Dubai where you can de-stress by breaking and wrecking stuff.
15.) Explore the Dubai Opera on a guided tour
Explore one of Dubai’s most iconic cultural destinations, blending visionary architecture with moments of backstage magic! Book your Dubai Opera tour from just AED 45.