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Ski Dubai is an indoor ski resort in the Mall of the Emirates in Dubai, the only one in the Middle East.
Both in winter and summer, this complex occupies an area of 20 000 m2 covered with real snow. Just imagine, in the middle of the desert, you can ski, walk in the snow park, and “chat” with penguins.
The average temperatures range from -1° to -5° C in the complex while reaching +50 °C outside. The thickness of the snow cover is about 70 cm.In the middle of the desert, you can ski at an indoor resort in Dubai. It’s a great place to visit with your family during hot summer days! Click To Tweet
How to Get to Ski Dubai
There are several ways:
- Taxi. The easiest and fastest way, but also the most expensive.
- A Bus that leaves from the central bus station.
- Porsche rental in Dubai. This way allows you to move through the city in great comfort.
Ski Dubai Ticket Prices
You can buy tickets to the ski complex on the spot or book in advance on the official website of Ski Dubai.
- Entrance ticket for adults and children — from 150 AED (children must be accompanied by an adult).
- 2-hour ticket to the ski slope for adults and children — 210 AED.
- A Day pass includes a ski slope for adults and children — 310 AED.
- Unlimited day pass + lunch + one-hour ski lesson + parking + 40 minutes guided tour to the penguins + unlimited entry and exit + locker — 490 AED.
- Individual ski lesson (1 hour) — 255 AED.
- Snow Bullet for adults (2 runs) — 180 AED.
Tickets are sold throughout the day, from opening until 1.5 hours before closing.
You can visit the ski complex in all seasons, every day from 10.00 to 00.00, on Friday and Saturday — from 09.00. The Penguin Show takes place several times a day from 13.00 to 21.00.
Hotels Around Ski Dubai
There are many hotels near Ski Dubai, several dozen up to 10 km. There is also a hotel located in the Mall of the Emirates — Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates.
The complex has five ski slopes and a separate track for snowboarders. The ski slopes vary in complexity, gradient, and height. The most complex one is 400 meters long.
For snowboard fans, there is an ideal track of 90 meters. There is also a jumping area in the Freestyle Zone, where competitions are regularly held.
It is an excellent place for both beginners and professionals. If you ski for the first time, experienced instructors give lessons for a fee to anyone who needs it.
Both individual lessons and group lessons are possible. A group lesson is for three people per instructor. The ticket price for the ski slope includes all the necessary equipment and clothing for outdoor activities, except a hat and gloves.
Here, you can also visit the world’s largest snow park with a snow tunnel. It occupies an area of 3000 m2 and is especially popular with families with children.
Huge play areas in the snow and a mysterious tunnel will delight both children and adults. There are slopes for sleigh riding, towers for novices and experienced climbers, and ice houses in the park.
Exciting zipline rides 16 meters above the slopes. Flying over skiers at warp speed is fun for the tough guys. Children from 8 years old, accompanied by adults, can ride the snow bullet, too.
After skiing or snowboarding, a chairlift will take you to the start. This is the best place to enjoy the view of Ski Dubai and relax after all activities or before new ones.
Would you like to visit the Ski Dubai penguins?
Krystle Cook – the creator of Home Jobs by MOM – put her psychology degree on a shelf and dived into a pile of diapers and dishes instead. She is a wife and mother to two rambunctious boys, sweating it out in her Texas hometown. She loves cooking, DIY home projects, and family fun activities.