With the summer’s sweltering heat, it’s time to trade in those lazy days by the pool and enjoy some cool indoor activities at your favourite destination for shopping, dining and family fun. Check out what’s happening at The Galleria to make your family days all the more entertaining!
For the Mini Motorheads: Funrider Strollers
Fun for kids and useful for parents, our luxury SUV-style Funrider Strollers are the perfect summertime solution for entertaining little ones while you shop in cool comfort and style! For added convenience, each cruiser comes with a handy mesh carryall to hold your belongings as well as a drink holder. Single and double Funrider Strollers are available to rent at designated locations on Parking P3 (Section B) Central Atrium or at Mirage Amusement on Level 2 food court.
For the Trainspotters: Panda Train
Choo, choo! All aboard The Galleria’s Panda Express! This trackless electric train is sure to delight as it cruises through the mall’s open spaces. Accommodating both kids and adults, take in the views of the shops as you enjoy a wonderful ride together in the cool surroundings of The Galleria. Children and toddlers must be accompanied by an adult.
Purchase your tickets on Level 3, near Starbucks. Price is AED 25 per person.
For Little Adventurers: Mirage Amusement
Mirage Amusement offers plenty of exciting and safe family activities that are suitable for all ages when you’re looking for ways to avoid the heat! Choose from three unique experiences to make your next visit one to remember!
- Put on a construction hat for the day and join an edutaining activity for the whole family at Diggers Lab. The mini construction site offers thrills and excitement while giving guests the opportunity to operate small-scale construction machinery.
- Experience the joy of indoor driving at Drifty. This electric car offers little ones safe and fun experiences suitable for all ages. Kids can get behind the wheel and enjoy simulation drifting on a specially designed track that tests levels of ability, sensitivity, and improvisation.
- For younger tykes, they’ll have a blast cruising around on their favourite LED-motorised animal bike at Fun Rider. Padded and softened with plush material, these bikes are easy enough for young children to operate yet strong enough to carry adults.
Location: Level 2 food court
For Little Fun Seekers: Droplets by Caboodle
When the temperature outside gets a bit too much, Droplets by Caboodle is a fabulous interactive play area for babies and young children to cool down, designed to encourage creativity, interaction and imagination while having fun. In addition to age-specific play areas, sensory play zones include an interactive water room and UV-lit glow room to stimulate sensory development through play. Drop ‘n Shop babysitting services are also available for children aged three years and above.
Location: Level L2
For Little Explorers: Caboodle
Caboodle brings the outdoors in (minus the soaring temperatures) with rolling hills, tunnels, bridges, ride-on creatures, as well as a mini city, jungle gym, baby zone, craft zone, and so much more! Your child will be able to burn energy without burning up!
Caboodle offers plenty of toys and activities for little ones from 6 months up to 10 years old. Children will enjoy exercising their minds and bodies while they play, learn, and create in Caboodle’s spacious 10,000 square-foot facilities. A children’s salon and café are also available, as well as Drop ‘n Shop services for children aged three years and above.
Location: Level 2
For the Thrill Seekers: Xtreme Zone
Keep fit and have fun the comfort of an air-conditioned environment! Discover a host of immersive activities, including the bouncy trampoline park, an uber-cool foam pit where children can unleash their energy, the challenging climbing walls for venturesome children, arcade games, and more! Younger ones can be dropped off at the soft play area while you shop and enjoy a movie nearby.
Eat & Play: Visit Xtreme Zone this summer and play for AED 50 or more to avail special dining discounts until August 15. Simply present your receipt at one of the participating restaurants to save on your next meal. T&Cs apply.
Location: Level 4
For the Movie Buffs: KIDS at VOX Cinemas
Escape the hazy days outdoors with the summer’s hottest blockbusters, including Jungle Cruise, Space Jam: A New Legacy, The Boss Baby 2: Family Business, Norm of the North: Family Vacation, Luca, and more! KIDS is a unique cinema concept built just for little movie fans. Children and parents can watch the latest animation, action and adventure films in the family-friendly colourful cinemas. So, grab your popcorn and check out a great summer flick the whole family can enjoy.
Location: Level 4