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Imagine a slice of pure joy in the heart of the Emirates – that's Dubai Parks and Resorts for you! It's not just a theme park; it's a colossal adventure wonderland, sprawling over 25 million square feet. With over 100 rides, shows, and attractions, including MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, LEGOLAND® Dubai, and the coolest LEGOLAND® Water Park for the kiddos, Dubai Parks and Resorts truly is the ultimate destination for all things fun! Amidst the thrills, there are family-friendly restaurants and shopping havens too. So, whether you're into heart-pounding roller coasters, refreshing water rides, or just soaking in live music, Dubai Parks and Resorts is your ticket to a sensational escape.

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Dubai Parks & Resorts - In a nutshell

Handy information

☀️ Best Time to Visit:November - February
🎟️ 1 Day, 2 Parks passAED 350
🌊 LEGOLAND Waterpark:AED 220


Motiongate Dubai
Riverland Dubai
Legoland Dubai
Riverland Dubai

Things to know

Number of visitors per year: 3 million
Size: 25 million sq ft
No. of Rides: 100 +

Opening Hours And Address

Timings vary depending on the attraction. Click here for the updated timings.

Address : Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
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Why You Must Visit Dubai Parks & Resorts

  • Massive Adventure: Immerse yourself in the thrill of a massive adventure land spread over 25 million square feet, offering over 100 rides, shows, and attractions.
  • Unique Water Fun: Dive into the region's first-ever LEGOLAND® Water Park, a splash-tastic destination designed especially for families with kids.
  • Family-Friendly Atmosphere: Enjoy a family-friendly resort environment with amenities catering to all ages, ensuring a memorable experience for every member of the family.
  • World-Class Dining: Indulge in diverse culinary experiences with a range of restaurants catering to different tastes and preferences.
  • Escape the Heat: Beat the prickly Dubai heat by enjoying thrilling roller coasters, action-packed water rides, and themed outdoor plazas.

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Theme Parks at Dubai Parks & Resorts


MotionGate Dubai


MotionGate is Dubai’s very own, “Hollywood in the desert”. Divided into four zones: Lionsgate, Columbia Pictures, DreamWorks, and Smurfs Village, the park features 27 rides and attractions. Fly through the sky with Toothless, hang out with Kung Fu Panda, take a behind-the-scenes tour of a movie set, free fall down Zombieland’s 58-metre tower and visit the first-ever roller coaster based on The Hunger Games.

Good for: Hollywood fanatics
Timings: Sunday - Thursday : 11 AM to 8 PM | Friday - Saturday: 11 AM to 9 PM

Neon Galaxy


Step into the extraordinary at Neon Galaxy, an indoor play haven nestled within Dubai Parks™ and Resorts. Catering to kids and young teens, this space-themed playground takes adventure to cosmic heights. Little Astronauts, a dedicated toddler zone, and Astro Arena, a multi-level play area, offer diverse activities. From conquering ninja courses to navigating rope challenges, wipe-out zones, and ball pits—Neon Galaxy promises an out-of-this-world experience where imagination knows no bounds.

Good for: Kids
Timings: Monday - Thursday : 11 AM to 8 PM | Friday - Saturday: 11 AM to 10 PM | Sunday: 11 AM to 9 PM



At LEGOLAND Dubai, let your imagination run wild! Build and race lego cars, save a burning building in Lego City, conquer the exhilarating Dragon coaster, build your own lego city at the ten-metre play table and tour the Lego factory to watch how legos are made. There are over 40 LEGO themed rides, shows and attractions at this theme park, all designed especially for children aged 2-12. Boating school, wave racing, junior driving school and more, this interactive park offers much more than just rides.

Good for: Kids
Timings: Daily : 10 AM to 7 PM | Click here for latest timings.

LEGOLAND Waterpark Dubai


From building your very own Lego raft to venturing off on a splash safari, the park boasts over 20 water slides and attractions. It’s also the only water park in United Arab Emirates designed especially for children ages 2-12. Exhilarating racer slides, a gentle wave pool, a family-sized raft ride that takes you rushing down a 312-foot-long slide and a huge interactive playground - it’s fun for the whole family.

Good for: Kids
Timings: Daily : 10 AM to 5 PM | Click here for latest timings.

Riverland Dubai


RiverLand Dubai brings together the awe-inspiring architecture and ambiance from four distinct eras. Explore each zone and experience street life, theatres, and cuisine from The French Village during the 1600’s, America’s of the 1950’s, British Raj of the 1930’s and Europe in the early 19th century. Full of excellent dining options, retail shops, live street performers, musicians, and acrobats, RiverLand is the gateway to Dubai Parks and Resorts.

Good for: Families
Timings: Daily : 10 AM to 10 PM

Best time to visit Dubai Parks & Resorts

The best time to visit Dubai Parks and Resorts is during the winter months, from November to March, when the weather is pleasantly mild, ranging from 14°C to 25°C (57°F to 77°F). This period offers a comfortable and enjoyable outdoor experience, allowing visitors to fully immerse themselves in the diverse attractions and activities the parks have to offer. The cooler temperatures make exploring the extensive outdoor areas, enjoying thrilling rides, and participating in live performances a delightful experience. Additionally, this time aligns with various holidays and festivities, enhancing the overall atmosphere with a festive spirit. Avoiding the scorching summer heat ensures a more enjoyable visit, allowing families and individuals to make the most of their time at Dubai Parks and Resorts without the discomfort of extreme temperatures.

Dubai Parks & Resorts - Timings

  • MotionGate: Sunday to Thursday : 11 AM to 8 PM | Friday & Saturday: 11 AM to 9 PM
  • Neon Galaxy: Monday to Thursday : 11 AM to 8 PM | Friday & Saturday: 11 AM to 10 PM | Sunday: 11 AM to 9 PM
  • LEGOLAND Dubai: Daily : 10 AM to 7 PM | Click here for latest timings.
  • LEGOLAND Water Park Dubai: Daily : 10 AM to 5 PM | Click here for latest timings.
  • Riverland Dubai: Daily : 10 AM to 10 PM

Getting there

Getting To Dubai Parks and Resorts

Dubai Parks and Resorts is located in Dubai on Sheikh Zayed Road, opposite Palm Jebel Ali.

  • By car: It’s a relatively easy ride to DPR Dubai. From downtown Dubai, the trip is around 40 minutes. Head south of Sheikh Zayed Road. Drive past Dubai Marina and Jebel Ali and you will see Dubai Parks and Resorts on the left.
  • Via public transport: Take the red metro line south all the way to the last station, Jebel Ali. From there, you will have to take a taxi the rest of the way - which should only take you about 15 minutes.
  • From Dubai International Airport: Head south on E11, also known as Sheikh Zayed Road, towards Abu Dhabi. It’s just a straight shot from there, past Dubai Marina and Jebel Ali. You will see Dubai Parks and Resorts on your left. The trip takes around 45 minutes with low traffic, or close to an hour if there is heavy traffic.
  • From Al Maktoum International Airport: Dubai Parks and Resorts is only 20 minutes away from this Al Maktoum. Take the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road south and turn right towards E11. Take another right, towards Dubai. DPR will appear almost immediately on the right side of the road.


Parking passes are available for purchase upon entering the park. Your pass is good for the whole day, across all Dubai Parks and Resorts.
General parking fees are AED 20 for the entire day. Preferred parking is AED 80, covered parking is AED 100 and valet parking is AED 150. Annual pass holders get complimentary parking. After 6:30pm, all general parking is free.
There are designated parking spots available for guests with disabilities. A valid parking permit is required.

Insider Tips

  • Try and arrive to the park before sunset. The park looks amazing at dusk!
  • If you plan to visit any of the theme parks at Dubai Parks and Resorts more than three times a year, it would be wise to purchase an annual pass to save money.
  • If possible, visit the park on a weekday. It’s far less crowded than the weekends!
  • Buy a combo ticket to enjoy the best savings.
  • Get your tickets ahead of time to avoid long lines.
  • Take snack breaks, especially for kids, and make sure everyone in your group stays hydrated.
  • Check the weather before you go.
  • Make sure your phone and/or camera are adequately charged before entering the park.

Dubai Parks & Resorts: FAQs

How far is Dubai Parks & Resorts from Downtown Dubai?

Dubai Parks & Resorts is a quick 40 minute drive from downtown Dubai.

How much do Dubai Parks & Resorts tickets cost?

Tickets to individual parks cost around AED 195. We recommend the Park Hopper Pass that gives you access to all 4 parks at AED 210. 

How many parks are included in the Dubai Parks & Resorts?

Dubai Parks and Resorts is home to three theme parks, one water park, one resort and one hotel.

What is the best time to visit Dubai Parks & Resorts?

The best time to visit Dubai Parks & Resorts is during the months of September through March. Not only are the crowds smaller, but Dubai's weather is rather pleasant during these months.

What should I wear to Dubai Parks & Resorts?

There is no dress code at Dubai Parks & Resorts. It is recommended to wear comfortable clothing and shoes as you'll be walking all day. Make sure you wear appropriate swimwear at LEGOLAND waterpark.

Is the Dubai Parks & Resort annual pass worth it?

Yes, the Dubai Parks & Resorts annual pass is definitely worth it if you live in Dubai or keep visiting as you have access to these parks for an entire year. 

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