To appease the kids, consider taking them to Sega Republic, a mega indoor theme park situated in the Dubai Mall. Throughout the 76,000 square metres there's a number of rides and attractions to appeal to the younger generations including the Sonic Hopper, Wild Jungle and Spin Gear. There are also 150 games within five themed areas such as Adventure, Cyberpop, Sports and Speed.
If you're hankering for a cinema fix, the Reel Cinemas will appease your celluloid desires. Located in the Dubai Mall, there are 22 screens showing the latest blockbuster releases as well as critically-acclaimed art house offerings. For sheer indulgence the venue boasts four movie suites with plush leather reclining chairs and a button to summon a personal butler who'll attend to your service throughout the movie.
To escape the city, consider taking a four wheel drive sand excursion into the nearby dunes.
Dubai Airport (DXB)
Flights from Australia to Dubai will disembark at Dubai International Airport.
Dubai International Airport (DXB) is the main international airport of Dubai and a major port for travel to the United Arab Emirates. The three terminal airport is also the main hub for Emirates Airlines, accounting for more than half of the airport's passenger traffic.
Airport Accommodation: There are a number of hotels located in close proximity to Dubai International Airport. Book your Dubai Airport accommodation.
Getting to Dubai
There are several airlines that offer flights to Dubai from Australia. Direct flights from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane take around 14 hours and 30 minutes. Direct flights from Perth take around 11 hours.
Airlines that fly to Dubai
Airlines that offer cheap flights to Dubai from Australia include:
For more information on Dubai holidays check out our Dubai travel guide.
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