September 25, 2023
IMG Worlds of Adventure Dubai

Top 5 Dubai Theme Parks to check out on a Dubai New Year Holiday

Welcoming the New Year in Dubai is one of the most grandiose and extravagant displays you will ever see. After enjoying the fireworks display at the Burj Khalifa, live or televised, and ushering in the new year, it’s time for the New Year party in Dubai with friends and family. You will be tempted to take it easy the next day. But the New Year in Dubai has to be enjoyed to its fullest. Why not check out some of the top Dubai Theme Parks in Dubai? You will have another wonderful and interesting day if you go to any of the following theme parks.

IMG Worlds of Adventure:

Dubai’s largest indoor theme park- IMG Worlds of Adventure has the best adventure rides. IMG Worlds of Adventure has four epic adventure zones that are full of fun. They are Marvel, Lost Valley, Cartoon Network, and IMG Boulevard. In the Marvel zone, iconic superheroes like Spider-Man, The Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, and The Avengers inspired rides thrill you as you become participants in each adventure.

Enjoy the fun race in the two-seat Quinjet and take flight with other Quinjets in the Avengers Flight of the Quinjets. Join Iron Man, Thor, Black Widow, Hawkeye, Captain America, and the Hulk as they battle the evil villain Ultron. Enjoy the rides in the Lost Valley. See life-size dinosaurs roam the earth and get close to some of the most amazing and terrifying creatures of the prehistoric world.

The younger members of the group will love the Cartoon Network zone. The rides here are based on favorite cartoon characters like Power Puff Girls, Ben10, and the interactive Lazy Town world. If you are tired after all the excitement, then enjoy a show at the Novo Cinemas, which is futuristic and cosmic in design.

Worlds of Adventure Family

 Motiongate Dubai:

This is the largest Hollywood-inspired theme park in the Middle East. Here you have rides for family and kids, play areas, live shows, roller coaster, and water rides. You can discover the magic of Hollywood and experience it at the four zones of the world-famous motion picture studios of Dreamworks Animation, Lionsgate, Smurfs, and Columbia Pictures. Enjoy riding the Smurf express or the water rides.

Go battling with ghosts in the Ghostbusters ride. The rides are based on popular movies like Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, etc. You will love meeting Shrek and his family or experiencing thrilling adventures with How to Train Your Dragon characters. The Smurf Village is an area of fun for the kids where they can unleash their sense of adventure with games and activities in the woodland play park. They can enjoy a whirlwind tour with the Smurfs at the Smurfs Studio Tours. The kids can also join Po and learn the art of Kung Fu during the live shows.

Motion Gate Dubai Smurf

The Aquaventure and the Lost Chambers Aquarium and Underwater Zoo promises you a different experience altogether. Ride the iconic record-breaking rides and attractions, such as Trident Tower, Shockwave, and Blackout. With 79 rides, 26 marine and water sports experiences, private beaches, cool waterslides, and children’s play areas for all ages, this is a water park you will want to visit again and again.

Explore the largest aquarium and meet friendly marine mammals at Dolphin Bay and Sea Lion Point. Cuddle a friendly sea lion or have a close encounter with a friendly dolphin. At the Lost Chambers Aquarium, home to 65,000 marine animals, snorkel, dive or even walk underwater. Get to learn about the dolphins’ and sea lions’ biology, ocean conservation, and more from the very professional onsite veterinary team. Your little ones will adore the Splashers’ Children’s Play Area, with its maze of kid-friendly tunnels, tubes, slides, and climbing frames.

Atlantis Aquaventure Family Fun

Legoland Water Park:

If your family or group has members aged 2 to 12 then take them to Legoland Water Park Dubai. They will enjoy the amazing water park, which is specially made for them. They can design and build rafts, try them out and make modifications if necessary. The whole family can also try and design a boat, test it out, and compare their creation with that of others. Hear their screams of delight as they ride The Twist & Spin. Other rides like the Tidal Tube, Splash and Swirl, all add to the day of fun. The older children will love to learn to drive, pilot a plane, dive deep under the sea, and ride the dragon roller coaster. Give in to their creativity and let them design and build a race car. There are many such hands-on activities here to keep youngsters of all ages occupied.

Legoland Water Park

Though it is the New Year, the weather in Dubai is warm enough to enjoy water parks. Visit Wild Wadi Water Park here to have an amazing day. It is located right next to the famous Burj Al Arab in Jumeirah. The water park is themed around the tale of the folklore character, Juha. The variety of pulsating rides, slides, and activities are suitable for all ages. For relaxation, ride the gentle Wave Pool to calm down your restless thoughts as you gently sway in the water.

Explore Juha’s Dhow and Lagoon -a giant playground- and delight in the various rides. Getting drenched by the giant tipping bucket adds to the fun and frolic. There are faster rides for the older, more adventurous members of the group. Use a bodyboard or surfboard and ride the waves of the surf simulator. Whatever the age, visitors at Wild Wadi have a fantastic time here.

Wild Wadi Park Virtual Fun


The New Year holidays in Dubai turn out to be special when you celebrate the New Year with friends and family. The time spent with family at the theme parks will make beautiful memories and be remembered fondly for a long time.


A free spirited girl who loves to eat and talk about street food. During spare time, she loves to read, travel, and experiment with ingredients in kitchen, while cherishing those moments by chronicling them.

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