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Summer in Dubai | Best Waterparks in Dubai

06 Jun 2021

Staying in Dubai for the summer? As the temperature rises you’ll need to stay cool under the Arabian sun. Dubai is home to some of the world’s best waterparks, with more rides and slides being added every year!

Waterparks in Dubai are perfect for cooling down in the summer sun, and are a great destination for families and friends when staying in Dubai hotels. With so many to choose from, we’ve put together our top waterparks to visit in Dubai during you stay.

Jungle Bay Dubai

The newest water park to open in Dubai, you’ll find Jungle Bay within Le Meridien and The Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort. Jungle Bay opened it’s doors in February 2021, with a dedicated splash park for kids and a six-metre wave pool.  

You won’t find white-knuckle rides, but it’s calming blue hues, private cabanas and beachfront location make it the perfect spot for families looking for a great day out in Dubai.

If you’re staying at Le Meridien or Westin Mina Seyahi hotels, access is free.
Day passes start from 200 AED per person.


LEGOLAND® Water Park

The most awesome water park in Dubai, LEGOLAND® Water Park is designed specifically for kids aged 2-12 and their families. Located at Dubai Parks and Resorts, fans of the brick will be in awe as they splish and splash through the park.

You can build a LEGO® raft to float around the lazy river, take on the Joker Soaker or visit your favourite characters in the DUPLO® Splash Safari. If you’re celebrating a birthday in Dubai, upgrade your experience with VIP treatments in your own Cabana.   

When you stay at Premier Inn Ibn Battuta Mall, you can hop on the RTA Bus Service to Dubai Parks and Resorts between 7.30am until 10.30pm. Through the summer, LEGOLAND® Water Park is closed on Tuesday and Wednesdays.

One Day tickets start from 275 AED per person, under 3s go free!
If you’re staying at Premier Inn hotels in Dubai, you can enjoy discounted entry to LEGOLAND® Water Park.

Wild Wadi Waterpark

Wild Wadi Water Park is a firm favourite with visitors to Dubai and residents of the Emirate. Dubai’s iconic water park boasts spectacular views of the Burj Al Arab, nested amongst the Jumeirah hotel resorts.

If it’s the adrenaline rush you’re looking for, the 32 metre high Jumeirah Sceirah is for you. As the floor disappears beneath you, plunge down the 120 metre slide at speeds of 80km/h. Once you’ve caught your breath, float along the lazy river and land at Breaker’s Bay the largest wave pool in the Middle East.

Is it your birthday? Celebrate the special occasion with free entry for the birthday boy or girl, or book a VIP cabana to retreat from the midday sun.

For guests staying at Jumeirah hotels, access is free.
Exclusive discounts for UAE Residents from AED 99 per person.


Laguna Water Park, La Mer

If you can’t decide between the beach or pool in Dubai, then get the best of both at Laguna Water Park, on the sands of La Mer.

Whilst Laguna Water Park is one of the smaller water parks in Dubai, it is packed with rides across it’s four activity zones. As well as unlimited rides, you can learn to surf on the WaveOz 180 FlowRider or take a break with beach access direct from the water park.

Get together with the girls, Thursday evenings are exclusively for Ladies at Laguna. With an all-female team ready to welcome you, you can enjoy the park with strictly no boys allowed.

If you’re looking for a hotel near Laguna Water Park, Premier Inn Dubai Al Jaddaf is just 15 minutes by car or taxi.

Buy tickets online from 120 AED, under 2s go free!
Look out for special discounts through the summer.


Aquaventure Waterpark, Atlantis

The largest waterpark in the world, and voted the no.1 waterpark in Dubai – Aquaventure Waterpark is located in the world-famous Atlantis The Palm hotel in Dubai.

With so many rides and experiences to discover, you’ll probably need more than one day to get around the whole park. New for 2021, Trident Tower is home to record-breaking slides including Odyssey of Terror the world’s tallest waterslide and Shockwave – the longest family water in the world at 449 metres!

But there’s more than thrills and spills at Aquaventure Waterpark in Dubai. You can experience once in a lifetime animal encounters at Dolphin Bay and Sea Lion Point, swimming with the majestic creatures of the sea. If you don’t want to get too close, add on tickets to The Lost Chambers Aquarium to round off your visit.

Take a break and retreat to the 1km sandy beach, looking out over The Palm. Or reserve a cabana as a base for the whole family to take shade from the sun. If it’s your birthday, make sure you register for your free Aquaventure day pass.

For guests staying at Atlantis The Palm, access is free.
Exclusive discounts for UAE residents from 189 AED per person.


Waterpark Top Tips

Wherever you choose to spend your summer days in Dubai, make sure you stay safe in and out of the water.

  • Stay hydrated and drink plenty of water, available from kiosks around the parks.
  • Wear sunscreen, and top up when you come out of the water.
  • Protect your feet from the heat with water shoes or wear flip flops around the park.
  • Appropriate swimwear must be worn in the waterparks.  

If you’re looking for a budget-friendly hotel near waterparks in Dubai, there are great summer offers at Premier Inn hotels in Dubai.