Ski Dubai

Address: Sheikh Zayed Rd - Al BarshaAl Barsha 1 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Duration: 2-3 hours
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In the heart of the massive Mall of the Emirates is Dubai's first snow park. Beat the Middle Eastern heat at Ski Dubai, where you can enjoy the Arctic chill in a safe indoor environment. To make the experience even more memorable, this is also your chance to meet penguins right in the middle of this desert! A unique and wholesome experience for the family, Ski Dubai is a must-visit when in the city.


The first ever snow park in the Middle East ski Dubai is bound to leave you awe-struck. Chill out and embark on an Antarctic adventure in the heart of the desert — meet the mighty penguins, and indulge in activities like zorbing, bobsledding, and tobogganing. With a number of interesting activities and experiences that will leave you wanting more, Ski Dubai is the perfect way to beat the heat.

  • Go skiing or snowboarding down the Middle East’s longest ski slope.
  • Watch the penguins as they walk across the park and observe them in their habitat, created to mimic their natural environment.
  • Explore the beautifully crafted Ice Cave.
  • Try activities like zorbing, tobogganing, and sledding.
  • Fly through the air in the world’s first ever indoor ziplining experience.
  • Play in the snow and indulge in a number of snow experiences at the Snow Park.

Explore Ski Dubai

Ski Dubai offers a host of different snow-based experiences for visitors to indulge in. The theme park is divided into two zones that one can explore at their own pace.

Ski Dubai Dubai Slope


Find yourself skiing down the snowy Slope in the heart of the desert. Offering patrons a chance to try their hand at this fun activity, the Slope is the longest ski slope in the Middle East. It has 5 runs that vary in difficulty, height, and gradient, ensuring people of all skill levels can enjoy. Patrons can also snow-board on the Slope, and use the Chairlift to get to the top of the Slope, offering an authentic skiing experience. Right next to the Chairlift is Snow Bullet, the world’s first indoor zipline experience. Feel the cold wind rush through your hair as you go down the zipline and race against your friends and family.

Ski Dubai Dubai Snow Park

Snow Park

Take a break and enjoy playing in the snow! Be it the toboggan or sledge experience, there’s a host of activities you can enjoy when in Snow Park. Explore the magnificent ice cave, enjoy a hot chocolate at the Ice Cafe, go wall climbing, or even have the little ones play at the Snow Plough Playground —there is something for everyone! The Snow Park also plays host to the daily Penguin March, which takes place about 4 times a day.

Things To Do Ski Dubai

Ski Dubai has a wide range of activities and experiences for visitors to try out when visiting the park. Here’s a list of the top things to do when you’re at Ski Dubai.

Ski Dubai Dubai Rides & Activities

Rides & Activities

Ski Dubai offers a range of enjoyable activities such as snow bumper cars, sledding, ziplining, tobogganing, wall climbing, and, of course, skiing. All these experiences and more make for a fun day out in the snow. There are various rides throughout the park, ensuring there is something for everyone.

Ski Dubai Dubai Penguin March

Penguin March

Four times a day these majestic birds from the Antarctic make their way across Ski Dubai, offering visitors a chance to get up and close with them. Featuring king penguins and gentoo penguins, which are the second largest and third largest penguins in the world respectively.

Ski Dubai Dubai Dining


While there are a number of eateries in the Mall of Emirates, should you want to grab a bite while in ski Dubai you can pick from two options.  North 28 is an eatery right next to ski Dubai offering a stunning view of the Snow Park. With a range of delectable dishes to choose from, North 28 will satisfy all your cravings. And if you’re craving something warm when inside the cold park, Avalanche Café and Ice Café offers a rich and velvety signature hot chocolate, along with snacks and quick bites.

Ski Dubai Dubai Shopping


The Snow Pro Shop lets you purchase high quality snowboarding and skiing equipment, along with warm winter wear, winter sports gear, and souvenirs.

Know Before You Visit

From dining options to rules & regulations, here’s everything you need to plan your visit to the vast and beautiful Ski Dubai.

Ski Dubai Dubai Opening Hours

Ski Dubai opening hours are as follows:

  • Sun to Wed: 10 AM - 10 PM
  • Thu: 10 AM - 12 AM
  • Fri to Sat: 9 AM - 12 AM

The penguin march happens daily at 2 PM, 4 PM, 6PM, and 8 PM.

Best time to visit:

  • There is no specific best season to visit Ski Dubai as it is an indoors temperature-controlled theme park. The best time to visit Ski Dubai is during the weekdays at noon, as that is when it is the least crowded.
Ski Dubai Dubai Getting There

Address: Sheikh Zayed Rd - Al BarshaAl Barsha 1 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Parking: Mall of Emirates offers free parking on weekends and public holidays. Between Sunday - Thursday, parking is free for up to four hours, after which a fee will be levied for every additional hour or part of an hour. During the week, parking is open from 6 AM to 2 AM. Patrons of Ski Dubai can redeem two additional free hours of parking.
Getting There:

  • Car: Mall of the Emirates is located in the heart of ‘New Dubai’ — take interchange 4 on Sheikh Zayed Road. 
  • Bus: Buses F29, F30, F33, F35, J01, 81, 93, and 105 can take you to Mall of the Emirates.
  • Metro: The Red Line will take you directly to the Mall of the Emirates Metro.
Ski Dubai Dubai Facilites
  • You can pre-book your outfit and equipment online ahead of your visit, all you need to do is enter your 10-digits booking ID.
  • The entire premises is wheelchair accessible, and you can even hire a wheelchair upon entrance to the Mall of Emirates.
  • Guests can rent lockers for AED 35.
  • An ATM is available within the premises for visitors to use. 
  • First aid services are available at the park.
Ski Dubai Dubai Accessibility

The theme park is wheelchair accessible, and wheelchairs can be rented in the Mall of Emirates if needed.

Ski Dubai Dubai Park Rules
  • For safety reasons, children under the age of 2 are not allowed into Ski Dubai.
  • Don’t throw snow, as it is sharp and can cause injury.
  • Guests under the age of 13, and those using freestyle facilities must wear helmets.
  • Don’t run on the snow, as it is slippery in some parts and can result in quite a fall.
  • Ensure you wear the warm clothing given at all times.
Ski Dubai Dubai Visitor Tips

Here are some visitor tips to make your Ski Dubai experience comfortable and memorable:

  • Don't waste time waiting in long queues, instead buy your tickets online and in advance for a more hassle-free experience.
  • Note that hats and gloves aren’t given, so bring along your own. It is advised that you carry waterproof gloves, as the snow can make your gloves wet.
  • The bottoms and jackets given do not have pockets, so if you want to take your phone or camera in, ensure it has a lanyard or a case that allows you to sling it around your neck.
  • Carry your wallet along if you’d like to grab a warm drink inside.
  • You can also carry along your own warm socks in case your feet get cold very quickly.
  • Penguin March is a clear favorite with kids and adults that simply cannot be missed.
Ski Dubai Dubai Food & Drinks
  • In Ski Dubai: North 28 offers a curated menu with delicious dishes to choose from,  alongside a view of the powdery snow covered Snow Park. Avalanche Café and Ice Café offers a warm drinks and snacks to keep you toasty inside the park.
  • In Mall of Emirates: Mall of Emirates has a vast number of eateries that will leave you spoilt for choice. From cafes like Läderach Chocolatier Suisse, to restaurants like The Cheesecake Factory, and fast food eateries like Taqado Mexican Kitchen, you will find yourself spoilt for choice. And if that’s not enough, you can head to Sheraton or Kempinski close by for a lovely meal.
Ski Dubai Dubai Accomodation

The following hotels are available for stay close to the Mall of Emirates:

  • Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Mall of the Emirates
  • Ibis Mall of the Emirates
  • Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates
  • Novotel Suites Dubai Mall of the Emirates
  • Sheraton Mall of the Emirates Hotel, Dubai
Ski Dubai Dubai Shopping

Apart from the Snow Pro Shop in the park that lets you buy snowboarding and skiing equipment, along with winter wear & sports gear, the Mall of Emirates has plenty of options for you to go shopping. Choose from a variety of hypermarkets, department stores, fashion, jewellery, sportswear, household, and other shops and take home a variety of products.

Frequently Asked Questions About Ski Dubai

What is Ski Dubai?

Ski Dubai is Dubai’s first indoor snow park, which offers patrons a chance to go skiing, snowboarding, enjoy snow-based rides and attractions, and even meet penguins.

Where is Ski Dubai located?

Ski Dubai is located inside the Mall of Emirates on Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai.

What are Ski Dubai opening hours?

Ski Dubai is open from Sunday to Thursday: 10 AM - 12 PM, and Friday to Saturday: 9 AM - 12 AM.

What’s the best time to visit Ski Dubai?

The best time to visit Ski Dubai is during the weekdays at noon, as that is when it is the least crowded.

How much time do you need at Ski Dubai?

Two to three hours are enough to make the most of Ski Dubai.

What is unique about Ski Dubai?

Snow Dubai is unlike any other theme park in Dubai, in that it is the first indoor snow-based theme park in the Middle East.

Is Ski Dubai an outdoor or indoor park?

Ski Dubai is a temperature-controlled indoor theme park.

How much do Ski Dubai tickets cost?

Ski Dubai tickets start at AED 210.

Can I purchase Ski Dubai tickets online?

Yes, you can purchase Ski Dubai tickets online.

What is included in the Ski Dubai ticket?

The basic Ski Dubai ticket offers you entry into the park, free rental of winter clothes to keep you warm, unlimited access to the Snow Park, one ride on the Mountain Thriller and Chairlift, along with multiple rides on the Zorb Ball, Snow Bumpers, Tubing Runs, and Toboggan Runs.

What are the best things to do inside Ski Dubai?

The best things to do inside Ski Dubai include skiing, zorbing, tobogganing, and the Penguin March.

Is Ski Dubai suitable for toddlers?

While toddlers can have their own fun at Ski Dubai, please note that those under the age of 2 are not permitted inside.

Is there any dress code inside Ski Dubai?

Yes, you have to wear a winter kit to keep warm. You can rent these at the Ski Dubai premises. If you get cold very easily, it is recommended you carry a warm cap and gloves along.

Is outside food allowed in Ski Dubai?

Outside food is not allowed in Ski Dubai, but you can purchase warm drinks and snacks at Avalanche Café and Ice Café inside.

Is it possible to eat at Ski Dubai during Ramadan?

No, please note that the restaurants are not open during Ramadan.

Are there any ATMs available at Ski Dubai?

Yes, ATMs are available in Ski Dubai.

Are wheelchairs available inside Ski Dubai?

If you want to rent a wheelchair, you can do so at the Mall of Emirates and use the same wheelchair inside Ski Dubai.

Are lockers available inside Ski Dubai?

Yes, locker rental is available inside Ski Dubai at AED 35.

Is there a free parking space inside Ski Dubai?

Parking can be done inside Mall of Emirates, which offers free parking on weekends and public holidays. Between Sunday - Thursday, parking is free for up to four hours.

Can children enter Ski Dubai alone?

Children aged 14 years or under must be accompanied by an adult aged 16 years or above.

Can I get First Aid at Ski Dubai?

Yes, Ski Dubai offers First Aid services, and the theme park is constantly patrolled to ensure the safety of visitors.

How do I contact Ski Dubai? 

You can get in touch with Ski Dubai through their website or any of the social media pages. You can also call them at +971 800 386.