Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – August 2023: For an entertaining day out with the family as summer comes to an end, look no further than the fun-filled indoor activities at The Galleria Al Maryah Island. With a wide selection of activities suitable for all age groups, in addition to dining options that allow families to recharge after extended periods of play, even mom and dad can enjoy their time before commencing with back-to-school shopping.
Here are some indoor activities that are guaranteed to deliver quality family time:
Game Over Escape Rooms
The Galleria offers a brand-new exclusive experience with Game Over Escape Rooms, where guests can enjoy a fun and interactive one-hour adventure. Participants get the opportunity to utilise their problem-solving and team-building skills, as well as their imagination, to escape the room and sharpen their thinking skills before school starts. This fantastic experience caters to various preferences, providing four different themed rooms: family, horror, mystery and adventure. Whether guests prefer the magical world of “Alice in Wonderland” or the spooky atmosphere of “Nightmare Hotel”, the goal remains the same: to escape before time runs out.
Don’t miss out on the fun. To reserve a themed room call 02 635 743 or visit: https://www.thegalleria.ae/en/play/game-over/
National Geographic Ultimate Explorer
An adventure awaits every young explorer at the Middle East’s first National Geographic Ultimate Explorer. An ‘edutainment’ training ground that offers seven attractions designed for children ages five to 12 years old, National Geographic Ultimate Explorer aims to inspire the next generation of scientists and thinkers. From the immersive “Space Jump” which utilises cutting-edge VR technology to transport children on a space exploration adventure to “Terra Studios” where young ones can shape mountains and create rivers to protect the animals, there’s something in store for all. In addition to these attractions, National Geographic Ultimate Explorer also offers the opportunity for children to learn about space, robotics and environmental conservation through interactive play.
Become an explorer and book your tickets by calling 052 403 7166. For more information visit: https://www.thegalleria.ae/en/play/national-geographic-ultimate-explorer/
Pop In & Play
For all LEGO lovers out there, Pop In & Play is not to be missed. This colourful space that caters to all age groups provides an enjoyable experience where everyone can learn and stimulate their imagination through fun LEGO-play. The little ones can have a blast in the soft play area, while the older bunch can unleash their creativity by building personalised towers, jungles or anything their imagination allows.
For more information visit https://www.thegalleria.ae/en/play/pop-play/
Experience the ultimate cinematic adventure with the latest blockbuster movies which come to life at the IMAX theatre. Treat the little ones to an exclusive experience tailored for young movie enthusiasts at the KIDS theatre or for those seeking a memorable combination of dining and a movie, the must-visit choice is THEATRE.
For more information or to make a reservation, visit: https://www.thegalleria.ae/en/play/vox-cinemas/
A place where the whole family can unleash their energy and engage in friendly competition, Xtreme Zone offers fun physical activities including interconnected trampolines, challenging climbing walls, bowling and various arcade games. Younger members of the family can stay entertained at a safe and secure soft play area. Xtreme Zone also provides a range of arcade games to keep everyone entertained.
Get the whole family involved and make a booking by calling 02 628 9050. For more information visit https://www.thegalleria.ae/en/play/xtreme-zone/
Zero Latency presents a diverse selection of immersive gaming choices designed to appeal to individuals of all ages. Take advantage of the fantastic group packages available, designed to maximise savings and enhance the fun for up to eight friends. These special packages offer a range of group games and experiences, with prices starting from less than AED 150 per person.
Book your VR experience by calling 02 882 0223. For more information visit https://www.thegalleria.ae/en/play/zero-latency/
Droplets by Caboodle
An aquatic wonderland for little ones aged one year and older, located on L2 in The Luxury Collection, Droplets by Caboodle is an interactive play space that revolves around the wonders of water.
The play area features various themed rooms, such as the “Water Room”, where children can go fishing and catch sea turtles. Additionally, the UV-lit “Glow Room” allows children to embark on a journey to outer space, where they can draw on walls, create shapes and indulge in neon fun in this glowing oasis.
For busy parents looking to run errands, savour a delicious meal or enjoy solo shopping, Droplets by Caboodle also offers guests one-on-one babysitting services.
To secure your visit to Droplets by Caboodle, make a reservation in advance by calling 02 584 9548. For more information visit: https://caboodle.ae/droplets/
Caboodle is moving to a larger space with more activity areas, party facilities and fun entertainment for your little ones, yet children aged three years and above can enjoy the temporary area located on Level 2. They can engage in fun games of dress-up, arts and crafts and exciting free play. There's something to fuel every child's imagination.
To secure your visit to Caboodle, make a reservation in advance by calling 02 679 8019. For more information visit: https://www.thegalleria.ae/en/play/caboodle/
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