OPTION 3: Adventure Activities
Umm Al Quwain Marine Club
What: Get out of town for an adventure packed day
For: The whole family
Cost: Dhs 150 per adult and Dhs100 for under 12s for the whole day
Age: All ages
Where: Umm Al Quwain
When: Open daily
What Is It: A gorgeous club waaaaay out of town offering a whole host of kid friendly and adventurous activities including: rock climbing, a maze, sea kayak rental, stand-up paddle boarding, windsurfing, camping, pool and restaurant. Boat activities cost extra and include boat hire with ‘skipper’ available for wake boarding, water skiing, banana boat rides and deep sea fishing on request.
African Safari Experience At Al Ain Zoo
What: Tour the African animals onboard a safari vehicle
For: Everyone who loves animals
Cost: Dhs 100 per person (plus zoo entrance fee)
Age: 8 years +
Where: Al Ain Zoo, Al Ain
When: Three trips per day: 10.30am/1.15pm/3pm
What Is It: Haven’t made it to Kenya yet? Well don’t worry- because now you don’t actually need to! Join the Al Ain safari truck as it drives through the African animal exhibit for 40 minutes of safari adventure with your very own guide.
The vehicle takes 6 people and should be booked in advance.
Contact: Tel: 800 ZOO
X Dubai Skate Park
What: The region’s biggest skate park
For: Skaters and all 'wanna-bes'
Age: 6+ (from 12pm no under 10s on Friday/Saturday)
Where: Kite Beach, Jumeirah, Dubai
What Is It: A skate park for skaters-by skaters. For beginners through to those who know what they’re doing the park has 29 obstacles including: 2 Bowls, 11 bowled corners, 3 flatbanks, 1 crater, Street elements, 2 hubbas, 1 up-down rails, 1 kicker to flatbank, 2 kicker to hubba, 1 kicker to kicker, 1 pole jam and 1 suspended wall.