Sparkling white sandy beaches, jaw-dropping attractions and simply bonkers water parks, Dubai has stacks of appeal for children young and old. Add in a bunch of great beach resorts, epic shopping malls and some top-notch child-friendly dining and the jewel of the UAE is the ideal family holiday. We've picked our favourite Dubai attractions suitable for young children.

1/8  Ace the adventure in Aventura Parks

Thrill-seekers beware, the tree-top walks, zip lines and Tarzan swings in Aventura Nature Adventure Park are highly addictive whatever age you are. Set in the Great Ghaf forest in Dubai's Mushrif Park, this state-of-the-art high-ropes park is a great active day out for kids aged four and up. It features more than 80 different challenges across five levels, including dizzyingly high Tarzan swings, wobbly rope bridges and the longest tree-top zip-lines in the emirates.

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