What to do with Children in Tow in Doha

Aladdin’s Kingdom

This outdoor theme park is a treat for children and adults alike. It was opened in 1994. A number of wonderful and adventurous rides can be opted for here. These include rollercoaster rides, go karts, bumper cars, trampolines and carousels. Also included is a video games arcade. Over twenty different rides are available here. Most visitors throng to the thunderbolt rollercoaster which zooms forth at a speed of over 70 kilometers per hour.  

Timings: Mon & Wed (women and children); Tues, Thurs & Fri (family); Sunday (Men and boys over 12)

Admission: 25 QR including a 15 QR coupon for rides

Address: West Bay

Tel: 974 483 1001

Doha Zoo

Children and adults will love the diversity of fauna housed here. Over 1500 kinds of animals from the globe over are housed here. These include animals specific to the region such as Qatar’s national animal the Oryx as well as birds belonging to this region; A fascinating outing for all.

Timings: Daily except Saturdays 3 P.M- 9 P.M

Admission: 5 QR (Adults) 2 QR (Children)

Address: opposite the racing and equestrian club, Al Furousiya Street, Al Rayyan

Tel: 974 468 2610

Jungle Zone

This attraction is massive, covering an area of over 3500 square meters. Children are bound to love this jungle zone which is an indoor amusement park. Rides include Jungle Train, Elephant Jet, Honey Swing, Lion's Lair, The Crazy Jump, Mountain Coaster, Wild Flume, Eureka, Jungle Castle, Video Arcade and Redemption Games.

 Timings: Daily, 1 P.M- 10 P.M; Saturdays 10 A.M- 10 P.M

Admission: 40 QR (WEEKDAYS), 55 QR (WEEKENDS), Free (Adults accompanying children)

Address: Hyatt Plaza, Al Waab Street, Al Waab

Tel: 974 469 4848

Al Bidda Park

This park is a wonderful area to unwind. Adults can relax and have a good time while children amuse themselves on the Ferris wheel and the train. Boating and skateboarding/ roller skating facilities are also available here.

Timings: Daily all day    

Admission: Free

Address: Al Corniche, Al Bidda

Tel: none

Palm Tree Island

This is arguably Doha’s most well known and definitely the most popular attraction. Located in Doha Bay, the wonderful beaches are worth a visit. Children are able to play in a shallow pool as well as enjoy some rides. The dhow rides are also worth going on. Camel rides and water sports for children and the more adventurous are also available here.

Timings: Daily 12- 9 30 P.M

Admission: 20 QR (Adults) 15 QR (Children)   

Address: 5 minute boat ride from the Corniche

Tel: 974 486 9151

More Places-To-Visit in Doha
Al Bidda Park
Al Shaqab Stud Farm
Aladdin’s Kingdom
Doha Fort
Doha Zoo
Heritage House Museum