Dubai Mall is undoubtedly one of the top attractions when you visit Dubai and is one of the biggest shopping malls in the world. The mall has more than 1200 outlets which can be overwhelming. Over that, the building of the Dubai Mall is attached to the tallest building, the Burj Khalifa along with an Olympic ice-skating rink, VR park, the Dubai aquarium and Kidzania. Hence, it is not just a shopping mall but a perfect location to experience the adrenaline rush.

THINGS TO DO IN dubai Mall

List of Activities and Things you can do in Dubai Mall

  • The underwater zoo and the Dubai aquarium: The place are known for having the largest suspended aquarium tank in the world. It holds 2.6 million gallons of water and has the largest acrylic viewing panel. This largest viewing panel in the world measures 8.3 meters in height by 32.88 meters in width and 75 cm in thickness. This aquarium is in the center of the Dubai Mall, and you can expect an astonishing view of hundreds of Sharks, and Stingrays. There are more than a hundred species to watch in the zoo that includes experiences from croc encounters, cages, shark walks, sharks’ dives, feeding presentations to stingray encounter experiences. It can take up to 1.5 to 3 hours to explore depending on the activities that you take.

  • Ice skating rink: The Olympic sized Ice-skating rink Is present in the heart of Dubai Mall. It is open to people of all ages and abilities. You can always watch advanced skaters showing off their moves to the crowd on this rink. It can take up to 1 hour to have the complete experience. Ice skating gear is available at the place on rent.Things to do in dubai - ice skating

  • The human waterfall: The staggering view of iconic sculpture is really remarkable. It is an Instagramable image that is spread over to magnificent cylindrical walls of 24-meter height and 30-meter diameter. The cylindrical wall is visible from the three floors of the Dubai Mall and is one of the most eye-catching features of the Dubai Mall.

  • Emirates A380 simulator: If you ever wonder or wanted to feel the adrenaline rush of flying/landing the world’s largest commercial aircraft then you are at the right place as on the second floor of the Dubai Mall, just opposite the aquarium entrance, you can find the cutting-edge stimulator of Emirates A380 aircraft. You can enjoy a 30-minute instruction lesson on how to land this largest commercial aircraft at 12 of the world’s busiest airports.

  • Kidzania Dubai: To get your kids to work Kidzania Dubai is a great place. This 7000 m2 edutainment center is built like a real-life city for kids. It includes more than 50 real-life activities for your kids to enjoy. They can role-play as anyone they want depending on their critical thinking. They can also work on crafts and sports along with other fun activities by spending kidZoos money that they earned for working on their role play. It is perfect for kids of age 4 to 12 and gives you some time to enjoy the mall on your own for 3 to 4 hours depending on the activities done by your kid.

  • The VR Park: If you are a fan of futuristic adventures, then the VR park Dubai is the perfect location to stop by. It was previously known as the Sega Republic, and it is the world’s largest Virtual Reality park. The rides here can vary from simulated roller coaster assisted Dubai drones where you experience Dubai’s landmarks in virtual reality to some of the most popular classic video games. This place is like heaven for gaming enthusiasts. You can spend up to 1.5 to 3 hours depending upon the games you choose to play.

  • The Top view from Burj Khalifa: Your trip is not complete without getting on top of the largest building, the Burj Khalifa. You can enter the building to the lower ground floor of the Dubai Mall. Its “at the top” observation deck is one of the main attractions for the visitor. You must plan in advance to visit the place as the ticket prices can range and prior booking can guarantee you the slot you want. This tip would be perfect as you are keen on watching sunrise or sunset to the Dubai horizon. You can easily spend 2 hours at this place.

  • The Dubai dino: On the ground floor of the mall, there is a 24 meter long and 7-meter-high Dubai dino. It is situated in the middle of the souk dome. It is one of the favorite kid’s attractions in the mall and is on the mall’s permanent display. This marvel 155 million old creature stands strong in its modern contrast surroundings in the Dubai Mall, representing the late Jurassic period. You can see the image of the Dubai Dino Below

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  • Dubai fountains: While sitting at the foot of Burj Khalifa, outside the Dubai Mall you can rest and see the mesmerizing Dubai fountain show. The choreographed performances are remarkable and happen daily around 1 pm in the afternoon and after 6:30 pm to midnight. You can take the Abra boat on the Burj lake to have a close view of the fountain show. Each show is about five minutes, but you can find yourself looking at it for more than 30 minutes which includes the light show on Burj Khalifa.