If you’re looking for a day of family fun, look no further than the Dubai International Boat Show! Not only is it one of the best boat shows in the world, it is also a great way for you to spend time with your loved ones. There is something for everyone, with many exciting activities for you and the kids to take part in. Get ready for an unforgettable day and use this short guide to help you choose the most exciting things for you and your family to do!
The Dubai International Boat Show is a dream come true for boat enthusiasts of all ages. If you like superyachts, then Superyacht Avenue is the place to be. Little ones will enjoy checking out the big boats and there are also smaller exhibits throughout the event that allow you to get up close and personal with the displays. Perfect for a photo opportunity or two!
Young and old alike will get a taste of the excitement of a marine lifestyle at the Dubai International Boat Show. Enjoy a thrilling array of water sports and water-related activities, including demos of jet skis, fly boards, kite surfing and more.. At the family-friendly Lagoon, there’s the chance to try kayaking and SUP in a safe environment. If you are more interested in what goes on under the water, or if you fancy something different, take your little ones to watch the divers (and a couple of mermaids) in our state-of-the-art dive pool.
Spot Some Supercars
There will be no shortage of things to see. Some of the world’s rarest and most expensive supercars will be showcased to the public at Dubai International Boat Show, thanks to UAE car club Group 63..
Time For A Meal
When the time comes to take a break or grab a bite to eat, head to Nikki Beach. During the day, you can soak up the sun and enjoy the pleasant weather while taking a relaxing break on the beach. When evening approaches, you can sit back and marvel at the stunning beauty of the Dubai Harbour at dusk and the dozens of ships and yachts passing by on their way to unknown adventures.
For casual dining options, F&B area Eatstagram has exciting options including homegrown burger joint Pickl, and, for a sweet treat, the colourful House of Pops.
Keeping Kids Entertained
Bring your kids to our designated Kids Area for fun and educational activities. Your little ones will be immersed in nautical-themed arts and crafts (including a giant art wall), a myriad of exciting games and distractions, and even a boat-themed LEGO station!
For 2023, Dubai International Boat Show has also partnered with the GEMS Education network to showcase artworks made by kids to remind us of the importance of protecting our oceans in a sustainable way. See their handiwork in the Marine Luxury and LifeStyle area of the show. Remember to book your DIBS 2023 tickets before they are sold out. Kids under 12 may enter FREE of charge when accompanied by a ticket-holding adult. See you at the show!