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Top Summer Activities for Families in Jeddah

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While your kids are sure to have a fantastic summer with these recommendations, as adults you too can have a great time getting active, creative, and finding your happy place in Jeddah Ghair.

 

 

Visit the Fakieh Aquarium

Tour around the Fakieh Aquarium and discover more than 200 aquatic species, including sharks, groupers, stingrays, sea horses, and moray eels. The aquarium also offers a range of shops, restaurants, and activities such as the penguin and dolphin shows, making it a great place for the whole family to go on an educational adventure.

For bookings call +966-12-6066144

Tickets:

Aquarium: SAR 60 - free Aquarium tour for kids under 2 years of age

Dolphin show: SAR 60 - free for children under 9 months

Website: fakiehaquarium.com

Instagram: @fakiehaquariumjed

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Adrenaline Pumping Activity

A trampoline park and indoor adventure, Bounce combines the features of a freestyle extreme sport with a playground that’s fun and safe for children and adults. One of the largest parks of its kind in the Kingdom, Bounce Jeddah offers wall to wall trampolines, climbing, and adventure challenge courses catering to varying age groups and physical fitness levels.

Tickets: range from 75 - 105 SAR per person.

Phone: 920006744

Website: www.bounce.sa

Instagram: @bouncemideast

Fun-Filled Escape

For an exciting team challenge, venture into the MazeBox with your family and/or friends and try to find your way out before time is up. MazeBox offers an interactive and engaging experience for thrill-seeking and puzzle-loving groups. Scenarios range between breaking free from a room to escaping a town of demons.

Phone: +966-554474772

Website: mazebox.com.sa

Instagram: @mazebox

Amusement Park

Amusement Park

Jeddah has a number of leading theme parks in Saudi and they are a must-visit for families and adrenaline junkies alike. All the parks offer rides for younger tots and exhilarating ones for older visitors, with some having ice rinks and climbing walls, and much more.

Recommendations:

 

Atallah Park

Features the largest number of amusement park rides in Saudi Arabia

Entrance Ticket: SAR32

VIP rides bracelet: SAR105 SAR (includes all external rides)

Kids ride bracelet: SAR63 (includes all small area rides)

Website: atallahpark.com

Twitter: @AtallahparkJed

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Shallal Park

Provides other activities such as ice skating, a slingshot, 5D, and boating, for an additional fee

Entrance Ticket: SAR35

Ride bracelet: SAR64 

Website: alshallal.com.sa

Experience an Aerial Thrill

Fly over the Jeddah Corniche on a flying tandem paramotor or gyrocopter. These unique accompanied flights are offered and piloted by the Western Sky Aviation.

Website: western-sky.club

Instagram: @western_sky_club

Go Fishing

Go Fishing

Fishing at Jeddah Corniche is a popular local activity that can be enjoyed at Old Jeddah Corniche, the Jeddah Waterfront, or through the fishing boats.

The spots offer a challenge to the experienced angler, but also caters to the novice fisherman. If you feel like going all out, rent a fishing boat with a personal guide and roam the waters for the perfect catch.

 

 

Immersive Virtual Reality

Off the Grind is a virtual reality (VR) arcade that offers a variety of titles that caters to different age groups. Featured VR games include solving mysteries, fighting zombies, and exploring new worlds together.

Website: offthegr1nd.com

Instagram: @offthegr1nd

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Plan A Road Trip

From desert safaris and camping to the beach resorts in Obhur, there are many options for family-friendly day trips that are all within easy reach of Jeddah

 

Adventure below the waves

Scuba diving and snorkeling are excellent activities for all the members of the family of different ages and abilities. Explore the vibrant and colorful underwater world of the Red Sea. There are numerous diving and snorkeling organizations that arrange a day trip to different locations for both trained and inexperienced divers, such as:

 

Desert Sea Divers

Phone: +966-12-6561807

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Jeddah Tec Divers

Phone: +966-560223370

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Red Sea Divers

Phone: +966-012-6606368

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Dive Point

Phone: +966-558055808

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Al Haddad Scuba

Website: haddadscuba.com

Phone: +966-560207606

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Horseback Riding

Horseback riding is a sport that is deeply ingrained in Arabian tradition. The Royalty Equestrian Club, one of the leading equestrian clubs in Jeddah offers complete courses for individuals, professionals, and families.

Website: alfrosia.com

Twitter: RoyaltyClubKSA

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