Amusement Parks in Dubai
Dubai has a number of world-class amusement parks, which offer a wide range of recreational and entertainment facilities to visitors. They provide ideal environment to spend and enjoy your leisure time away from the hustle bustle of city life. Among famous amusement parks in Dubai include Atlantis Marine & Waterpark, Ski Dubai, Modhesh World, Wild Wadi Water Park, Aquaventure Water Park, Ski Dubai, Dreamland Aqua Park, Wonderland Water & Theme Park, and Al-Nasr Leisureland. In addition a number of world-class theme parks are coming up in 2011 and 2012. Among them include the famous Dubailand, SEGA Republic Indoor Theme Park, Dubai F1 Theme Park, and Pharaohs Theme Park.
Dubai also has well maintained parks for leisure and recreational activities. Among famous parks and gardens in Dubai include the famous Jumeirah Beach Park , Dubai Creekside Park, Mushrif Park, Al Mamzar Park and Safa Park. In addition to them there are numerous small parks and heritage villages worth visiting in Dubai. In this category Bait Al Wakeel, Al Nasr Leisure Land, Heritage and Diving Village, Al Boom Tourist Village are worth mentioning.
Jumeirah Beach Park
Situated on Jumeirah Beach Road next to the Hilton Beach Club, Jumeirah Beach Park is spread over an area of 12 hectares of parkland and houses children's playing grounds, barbecue sites, food kiosks, volleyball areas, jetty area fronting on to the beach.
Situated between Al Maktoum and Al Garhoud Bridges on the Bur Dubai side, Creekside Park is one of the largest and most popular amusement parks in Dubai. Spread over an area of 96 hectares of lawn and botanical gardens with more than 280 botanical species, the Park has a desert garden with "fallaj" or traditional irrigation system and many flower gardens. The Creekside Park Dubai has children's playing grounds, barbecue sites, amphitheater with seating capacity for 1,200 people, information booth, 18 hole mini-golf course, 3 jetties for fishing, 2 restaurants and a number of kiosks for refreshments, walking and jogging tracks, and exit points for abras (boat trips are to be introduced at a later date). Other major attraction at the Park is Children's City, taking young minds on a journey through the human body, science and space, with the help of different 'zones'.
Al Mamzar Park
Al Mamzar Park Well spread over an area of 106 hectares, Al Mamzar Park houses barbecue sites, private chalets for hire, swimming pool, food kiosks, sheltered beach and safe lagoon, a scenic train and a number of children's playing grounds.
Mushrif Park is Located on Al Awir Road at a distance of 12 Km from Dubai International Airport, Mushrif Park offers a variety of leisure facilities to its visitors. Spread over an area of 124 hectares, the Park houses swimming pools, fountain and lakes, children's playing grounds with facilities of train, camel and pony rides. The special feature in the Park is its International Garden Area, which exhibits miniature houses from various countries.
Safa Park is situated between the Sheikh
Zayed Road and Al Wasl Road, Safa Park
is one of the oldest parks in Dubai, offering
a wide range of facilities for recreations and entertainments.
The Park houses children's playing grounds, electronic games parlor, ferries wheel rides, bumper cars rides, paddle boats rides, jogging track, tennis courts, volleyball, football and basketball areas, 21 barbecue sites, magnificent waterway, lake and waterfall feature.