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Posted On: 6 September 2019 07:33 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:21 pm

Top things to do in Doha with kids

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When you have children, every trip requires thorough planning, especially if you are traveling abroad. We all know how little ones can easily get bored and need a way to burn off all that energy, so making a list of all the interesting activities that will keep your kids entertained is a must. Visiting Doha with your family is not only a great way to teach your kids about other cultures, but also a way to create unforgettable memories with your loved ones. There are so many places in the capital of Qatar that will help you make your kids happy and provide plenty of good old family fun, so be sure to check them out.

Gondolania Indoor Theme Park

Things to do in Doha with kids
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Whether you want to shop for shoes, buy yourself a nice perfume, get some accessories for your home or have a nice meal with your family, Villagio Mall is the place to go. However, all those activities won’t keep your little ones entertained. Luckily, this mall also has an indoor theme park where your kids can play arcade games, go ice skating, check out 4-D cinemas, play laser tag, go bowling, jump on trampolines and even enjoy gondola rides. If all that isn’t enough, there is even a drop tower and a roller coaster complete with its unique sound and light show. Gondolania is usually open until 11 pm or midnight depending on the time of the week, so your little ones have plenty of time to check out all the possibilities this amazing place has to offer.

Jungle Zone

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Another place you can visit with your family is Hyatt Plaza Shopping Mall where you will find a jungle-themed indoor park. Plenty of rides and attractions such as flume rides, bumper cars, mountain coaster, mini rodeo and 7-D cinema will surely keep your children entertained for hours. Since Jungle Zone also has affordable private party rooms, you can even celebrate your little one’s birthday there.

Build-A-Bear Workshop

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If your little ones love playing with their teddy bears, they will definitely enjoy making their own stuffed cuddly toy. In the Build-A-Bear Workshop your kids will get to create their own cuddly toy by choosing it, stuffing it, adding a sound, dressing it and adding accessories. As a bonus, in the end, their new buddy will receive a personalised birth certificate. The store is located in Mall of Qatar and Lagoona Mall, so if you find yourself there be sure to check out this workshop with your kids.

Aqua Park Qatar

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If you are looking for some splashing good time, visiting Aqua Park Qatar should be on your list. Activities such as a giant wave pool, stingray surfing, a lazy river, many slides and an exotic village will surely keep your family busy. However, keep in mind that this Aqua Park has family-only days and ladies-only days so make sure you check out their website before you go.

Café Ceramique

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Sometimes it is impossible to keep your kids entertained at mealtimes. If you cannot remember when was the last time you had your lunch in peace, Café Ceramique is the place to go. Not only will you be able to enjoy a meal with your loved ones, but painting and decorating their bowls, plates, and mugs will keep your kids occupied the whole time. Of course, you will get to take their art pieces home after they've been glazed and baked in an oven to give them their finished look.

Doha has so many family-friendly activities and places to offer, so you will definitely be able to enjoy your vacation without unnecessary tantrums caused by boredom.