Free Places to Visit in the UAE for Family and Kids

There are a lot of Free Places in the United Arab Emirates where Family and Kids can visit. Lets see some of the places in UAE where Family and Kids can visit for Free.

Blue Water Island

How to Reach:

By Metro, Tram or Bus.

By Metro Get off at Dubai Marina Mall Metro Station, Then Take a Tram to JBR1 or JBR2 Station and Walk across the Footbridge. 

By Road you can go through E11 (Shaikh Zayed Road)

Ain Dubai The Worlds Largest Observation Wheel is situated in Blue Water Island.

Dubai Mall and Aquarium

How to Reach:

By Metro Get off at Burj Khalifa Metro Station

The Pointe

The Pointe, Dubai’s iconic new waterfront destination offering unrivalled dining, entertainment, and leisure

How to Reach:

By Bus: Free Shuttles from Palm Jumeirah Nakheel Mall (3 Times a daily on weekdays and additional trips on Weekends)

By Car: Can be reached easily by Car or by Taxi

The Palm Fountain, which is the Worlds Largest Fountain

Al Taiba Heritage Museum, Fujairah

Al Taiba Heritage Museum is located in Fujairah, UAE

Al Rafisah Dam, Sharjah

Heading toward Khorfakkan on the new Sharjah – Khorfakkan highway opens up a vista of the beautiful Al Rafisah Dam.

Sharjah to Khorfakkan: 45 Minutes by Road


  • Rest area
  • Mosque
  • Outdoor play areas for children
  • Parking lot and supermarket 
  • Popular restaurant with lake view

Wadi Shees Nature Trail

How to Reach:

A 4x4 car is recommended. 

Distance: 22 km south west of Khorfakkan, via Rugaylat Road – E99. 

Best time to Visit: October to April


Experiencing nature, hiking and camping.

Point of Interest:

  • The Falaj
  • The Terraced Gardens
  • The Shees Park
  • The Old Village
  • Date Palms
  • The Farms

Love Lake and Al Qudra Lakes

Al Qudra Lakes are man made lakes in Dubai which are popular for picnics, dog walking, and bird watching in the desert.

How to Reach:

A 4X4 Ride is recommended.

By Road: Reach Al Qudra Road via Dubai Al Ain Road or Emirates Road.

Khorfakkan Amphitheater and Waterfall

A magnificent Man made 45m high waterfall cascades down next to the amphitheater.

Al Seef

Al Seef is one of Dubai's most popular leisure districts, situated directly on the bustling Dubai Creek.

How to Reach:

By RTA Water Taxi / Abra: Get off at Al Seef Marine Transportation Station 1

Travelling from Dubai / Sharjah: Choose your route from Al Maktoum Bridge, Al Garhoud Bridge, Business Bay Bridge, Floating Bridge, Shaikh Zayed Road or the Shindaga Tunnel you’ll reach Al Seef.

Travelling from Abu Dhabi: 

  • Get on the Abu Dhabi – Ghweifat International Hwy/E11 towards Dubai
  • Take exit 54A-55 for D78 /Umm Hurair St. 
  • Continue on for D78 /Umm Hurair St 
  • Take slight left onto Zaa'beel St/D84 (signs for Bur Dubai),
  • Turn right onto Al Seef St/D84 
  • At the roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay on Al Seef St/D84 and you’ll reach Al Seef

By Dubai Metro: Take the RED Line and get off at stop - Burjuman. 



Monday to Thursday: 10 AM to 10 PM

Friday to Sunday: 10 AM to 11 PM


Monday to Thursday: 10 AM to 11 PM

Friday to Sunday: 10 AM to 12 AM

Hatta Dam

By Car: 90 minutes to reach Hatta from Central Dubai

Facilities: Renting Kayaks, Canoes, Peddle Boats, Water Bikes

Jebel Jais Ras AL Khaimah

How to Reach:

45-minute drive away from Dubai to Ras Al Khaimah

Attraction / Things to Do:

  • Jais Ropes Course
  • Jais Flight – World’s Longest Zipline
  • Adventurati Outdoor
  • Hiking
  • Jais Sledder
  • Bear Grylls Explorers Camp
  • Sonara Camp Al Wadi
  • The Ritz-Carlton Spa & Rainforest
  • Jais Sky Tour
  • Dhayah Fort
  • Al Jazirah Al Hamra
  • Al Qawasim Corniche
  • Mohammed Bin Salem Mosque

There are lot of places in United Arab Emirates where people can visit for free. If you had visited any other places not listed here kindly comment below.

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