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Ski Dubai: Arctic adventure in Dubai!

By Shristi - May 4, 2020
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Snow peaks, Chairlifts and penguins in the middle of an Arabian desert. Might sound like a wild midnight dream? But yes, with Ski Dubai its a reality today. A huge resort spread over 22,500sq meters located in Dubai, makes ice skiing actuality in the middle of the fiery sun. Besides the thrilling indoor rides from zip lining to snowboarding, the resort is renowned worldwide for its indoor ski experience. Take a trip around, with your gloves and masks on and, sure enough, that you’ll be back with some unforgettable memories. 

Ski Dubai
Courtesy: Google images

Activities At Ski Dubai in 2020

1. Ski Slopes

Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, choose from the five ski slopes and glide your way through the fresh snow. In case you’re budding in this art, you can always take ski lessons from the experts at the Ski Dubai Ski School.

2. Snowboarding

One of the most popular and thrilling activities that can be enjoyed at Ski Dubai is Snowboarding. Again, don’t worry if you’re a beginner, there are professionals for who can give you training lessons till you ace it!

3. Chair Lift

There is no better way to enjoy a snow land, but form the top while relishing the panoramic views. The Chair lift is the best way to get unparalleled views of Ski Dubai.

4. Mountain Thriller

Have you ever dreamt of sliding through a snow-covered mountain, while feeling the cool winds over your face? Well, here’s your chance to ride from the highest peak in Ski Dubai riding all the way down. Sounds exciting, doesn’t it?

5. Snow Penguins

Experience the famous march Penguins, which sure enough would leave you in awe for these cute little creatures. For an intimate experience, opt for the 40-minute penguin session which can get you close to the penguins and even see them swim. In all ways, this activity stands out as the star of Ski Dubai. 

6. Snow Bullet

A Zip lining ride that allows you to fly down the snow-capped hills. From 16 meters above the ground, enjoy the adrenaline-filled ride for 150 meters.

Ski Dubai Location

Located in one of the worlds biggest shopping malls, the Mall of Emirates. Ski Dubai is the highlight of the mall, amidst the widest selection of shopping, dining, and cinema experiences you can indulge in. Moreover, visitors can choose to hop in and off within the mall on the same day with the special Snow Classic Pass which allows multiple entries to its guests. However, the pass will grant admission only to the snow park and rides but for skiing, the visitors will have to renew their passes. Having said that, Ski Dubai attracts visitors across all age groups. With the temperature held at a constant -4°C, you can grab a warm hot chocolate at their cafes while enjoying the winter chills. Moreover, since its an indoor resort it can be accessible all round the year, so be it a long summer day or a boring weekend, Ski Dubai makes for a perfect gateway. 

If you are wondering how to reach Ski Dubai, then here’s your way in!

  • Via Metro
    The Mall of the Emirates station serves the Mall of the Emirates, where Ski Dubai is located. This metro M1 takes you to the Ski Dubai location, which lies on the Redline.
  • Via Bus
    Take the bus line stops  81, 93, F29. These buses stop near Mall Of The Emirates and will take you to your destination.
  • Via Car
    Located in the centre of New Dubai, the Mall of the Emirates is easily accessible by car at the interchange 4 on Sheikh Zayed Road. 

Parking: The mall is equipped with a 4-tiered car park with over 7,000 parking bays. The parking is electronically monitored for available spaces and colour coded to ensure that you are easily able to get your way back.

Available Facilities

  • ATM
  • First Aid Stations
  • Strollers
  • Drinking Fountains
  • Wheelchairs
  • Lockers
Ski Dubai
Courtesy: Google images

Ski Dubai Timings

Ski Dubai opens its doors at 10:00 AM in the morning and continues till 12:00 in the midnight on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

On the weekends (Friday and Saturday) it’s open from 9:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

Entry fee 

The entry fee to this winter wonderland varies with age and amount of time you would like to spend here. If you have the luxury of time, go in for the polar ticket, which can give you multiple access while you can keep swapping between the mall and the park. However, the basic pass is a single entry one with a duration of two hours within the park. Amidst various rides and attractions, the resort has different packages and combos that you can choose from. 

However, the basic Snow Park Package with all the main activities and attractions starts from AED 190 per person and the express polar pass goes up til AED 340 person. 

Good to know!

Ski Dubai Snow Park provides all the necessary gears needed to stay warm, including jackets, winter trousers, snow boots and even disposable socks. There is no need to worry if you are not carrying any specific equipment or clothes, the park has it all covered for you in its rental stores. 

Quick tips for Ski Dubai

  • The operation of the rides is subject to availability.
  • Due to maintenance or other factors, some attractions might be closed.
  • Carry a valid ID card or photo to gain access.
  • Parents or guardians are requested to accompany their kids at all times.
  • Outside food or drinks is strictly not allowed within the park premises. 
  • Smoking and drinking are prohibited inside the park.
  • Kids under 2 years of age are not allowed inside Ski Dubai.
Ski Dubai
Courtesy: Google images

With the advancements in technology and modern architecture, you no more have to take long flights to slide through the snow-capped mountains. Instantly transport yourself to a winter wonderland, skiing in between the desserts with Ski Dubai. So gear up its time to meet and greet the penguins and experience a day of arctic adventure in Dubai. Book your trip to Dubai today!

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