Explore indoor play areas for children in Qatar

Explore indoor play areas for children in Qatar

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

If you do not have any travel plans this summer, keeping your little ones entertained can be a challenge. You could enroll them in a summer camp for a full-day experience. Alternatively, for a few hours of fun-filled entertainment, you could visit an indoor play area. These indoor play areas are safe and offer a wide range of activities including soft play areas, ball pits, trampoline zones, wall climbing, and role playing.  

Here’s a list of some of the popular indoor play areas in Qatar.  

Caboodle 

Located conveniently within some of Qatar’s popular malls, Caboodle is an indoor playground that offers a variety of fun-filled activities. From a soft play area and workstations to a kiddie salon and more, Caboodle has something for everyone. Parents can join their kids for face painting, engage in a game of tag or watch them explore the soft play area. For those looking to indulge in quality shopping time, Caboodle offers a “drop n shop” option with one-on-one supervision by their experienced staff.  

Children as young as 6 months can enjoy the entertainment offered at Caboodle, although, children under 18 months require adult supervision. Additionally, Caboodle stands out as one of the few places in Qatar to provide exceptional pampering services, including haircuts, manicures, pedicures and more for children.  

What’s available: Playground, café and kiddie salon  

Location: Doha Festival City, Mall of Qatar, Place Vendôme Mall and Padel In  

Timings: Vary depending on location  

Rates: From QAR 65  

Contact: 44887233 

Visit: Instagram page

OliOli® Doha 

For an enriching experience and some fun insights into science and technology and the wonders of the natural world, visit OliOli Doha with your children. This multi-sensory playground features 6 distinct galleries that foster interactive play and experiential learning. With over 40 exhibits, children can engage in activities such as launching rockets, building race cars, and even dancing in the rain. 

OliOli welcomes children aged 12 months and up, with each ticket granting free access to one accompanying adult.  

What’s available: Water Gallery, Fitness Gallery, teamLab Future Park, Creative Lab and Kinetic Gallery  

Location: Children’s Mall, Katara Cultural Village  

Timings: 

  • Sunday – Thursday: 1 pm – 9 pm 
  • Friday & Saturday: 10 am – 9 pm  

Rates: 

  • Toddler (12-23 months): QAR 67 
  • Child (2-16 years): QAR 135 

*Each toddler or child ticket gives access to one free adult.  

Contact: 44081266 

Visit: Instagram page  

CurioCITY® Center of Play 

CurioCITY is an immersive playground that sparks imagination and creativity with its 11 unique districts. Children can indulge in the opportunity to dress up at the fashion studio, enjoy the sandbox, explore interactive exhibits, conduct experiments at the Science and Technology park or tap into their creativity at the Arts Quarter.  

Don’t miss the chance to meet beloved characters like Blippi, Super Mario, Paw Patrol during special guest performances. Visit the CurioCITY Instagram page to find out more about guest visits.  

Each standard ticket grants entry to one adult per child and infants, and infants under 1 year old are charged QAR 80.  

What’s available: 11 unique districts featuring hands on learning playgrounds, workshops, activities and more  

Location: The Gate Mall (First Floor, VIP entrance) 

Timings: 10 am – 10: 30 pm 

Rates: From QAR 125 

Contact: 77233233 

Visit: Instagram page

Småland IKEA Qatar 

Enjoy shopping at IKEA while your children have a blast at Småland, their thrilling indoor play area. Kids can participate in engaging activities and workshops, free of charge.  

Please note that Småland is exclusively for children who are above 95 cm and below 130 cm in height. Stay updated on monthly workshops and activities by visiting the IKEA Qatar Instagram page. Shop to your heart’s content while your little ones have a memorable time at Småland. 

What’s available: Soft play area, activities and more  

Height restrictions: Above 95 cm and below 130 cm  

Location: IKEA Qatar (Doha Festival City) 

Timings:  

  • Saturday – Wednesday: 10 am – 9 pm 
  • Thursday: 10 am – 10 pm 
  • Friday: 1 pm – 10 pm  

Rates: Free for 1 hour or 90 mins for IKEA family members  

Visit: Instagram page  

Maktaba 

Reading to young children is a proven method to enhance their speech and vocabulary skills. Maktaba takes this a step further by bringing stories to life through fun interactive play and engaging activities. Children at Maktaba can immerse themselves in cooking, gardening, arts and crafts, experiments, and more. Prior reservations are necessary before visiting this imaginative and educational space. Experience the joy of reading combined with hands-on exploration at Maktaba. 

What’s available:  Story time, arts and crafts and more  

Location: Al Mabahej Street (In close proximity to Katara) 

Timings (Two sessions are available):  

  • 9 am – 12 pm 
  • 2 pm – 5pm  

Rates: From QAR 60 per session (Reservations required prior to visit) 

Contact: 44278810 

Visit: Instagram page  

KidZania 

A mini city complete with its own currency and values, KidZania offers children an immersive experience to explore their interests and learn about various professions through role-playing. Within KidZania, children can pilot planes, produce TV shows and engage in up to 60 different enjoyable activities set in a realistic environment.  

This captivating experiential destination is best suited for children between the ages of 1 to 14. Each standard ticket gives access to one free accompanying adult. Visit KidZania to watch your child at their imaginative best, as they embark on exciting adventures. 

What’s available: Art School, Aviation Academy, Baby Gym, Science Lab, Water Lab and more 

Location: Aspire Zone  

Timings: 

  • Saturday – Thursday: 11 am – 10 pm 
  • Friday: 1 pm – 10 pm  

Rates: From QAR 95 (Free for under 1 year) 

Contact: 44826222 

Visit: Instagram page  

Funderdome Qatar 

If you have a child who enjoys the adrenaline rush, Funderdome Qatar is the place to be. Children can explore and experience the excitement of thrilling slides, a soft play area and adventure zones. At Funderdome, children can slide into a ball pit, try some wall climbing, challenge friends at the arcade games or jump around in the trampoline zone. While children of all ages are welcome, the toddler play area is specifically designed for children up to 100 cm in height.  

What’s available: Toddler play area, ball pit, arcade games and more 

Location: Mirqab Mall 

Timings:  

  • Saturday – Thursday: 10 am – 10 pm 
  • Friday: 1 pm – 11 pm 

Rates: From QAR 50  

Contact: 31295440 

Visit: Instagram page  

KidZmondo 

KidZmondo is a kid-sized city that provides children with a fun and safe environment to explore more than 80 different professions. It's an excellent choice for kids who love role-playing. At KidZmondo, children can experience being a policeman, firefighter, doctor, pilot, or any other profession they desire. This immersive experience is best suited for children aged 2 to 14 years. 

What’s available: 80 different professional role play activities  

Location: Mall of Qatar (West Gate 3, Level 1) 

Timings: 

  • Saturday – Thursday: 10 am – 10 pm 
  • Friday: 1 pm – 10 pm  

Rates: From QAR 90 (Free for under 1 year) 

Contact: 40285888 

Visit: Instagram page  

Doha Toys Town 

Experience the excitement of Doha Toys Town, renowned as Doha's oldest indoor play area for children. Hop on the kiddie coaster, race bumper cars, or have some fun at the toddler play area. With a variety of rides, arcade games, and activities, Doha Toys Town offers is best suited for children under 12. Toddlers can enjoy the soft play area and mini carousel, while older kids can try the bumper cars and kiddie coasters.  

Admission tickets are priced at QAR 55 per adult and QAR 80 per child, with each ticket including coupons that can be redeemed for selected activities or rides. 

What’s available: Toddler play area, bumper cars, kid coasters and more 

Location: Ibn Al Jawzi Street (Umm Ghuwalina) 

Timings:  

  • Sunday – Wednesday: 9 am – 12 pm and 3 pm – 10 pm 
  • Thursday: 9 am – 12 pm and 3 pm – 11 pm 
  • Friday: 3 pm – 11:30 pm 
  • Saturday: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm and 3 pm – 10 pm  

Rates: From QAR 55 for entrance with different rates for each activity  

Visit: Instagram page 

WOW Park 

A recent addition to the play areas in Qatar, WOW Park is an indoor amusement park featuring a multitude of rides, adventure zones and activities for children. Have your children try the obstacle course at the Jungle Outpost or explore the volcanic cave at Magma Cavern. Younger children can enjoy the soft play area and carousel rides while older children can explore the adventure zones.  

Age and height restrictions apply for each ride and activity.  

What’s available: Toddler Play Area, Jungle Outpost, Magma Cavern, Arctic Adventure and Mini Bowling  

Location: Lusail Boulevard  

Timings:  

  • Saturday – Thursday: 12 pm – 12 am  
  • Friday: 2 pm – 12 am  

Rates: Free entrance with different rates for each activity  

Contact: 40001109 

Visit: Instagram page 

miniBOUNCE 

Experience the excitement of miniBOUNCE, the newly opened vibrant indoor park at Bounce Qatar. With a soft play area, trampoline zone, ball pit, mini obstacle course, and interactive slides, there's endless fun for children. Rest assured, the experienced staff at Bounce ensures a safe environment for playtime. Please note that access to miniBOUNCE is limited to children who can walk unassisted and are under 110 cm in height. 

What’s available: Toddler soft play area, trampoline pit and interactive slides 

Location: Bounce Qatar (Tawar Mall) 

Timings: 

  • Monday – Wednesday: 10 am – 10 pm 
  • Thursday – Friday: 10 am – 11 pm 
  • Saturday: 10 am - 10 pm 
  • Sunday: 2 pm – 10 pm 

Rate: QAR 90 per hour  

Contact: 44086500 

Visit: Instagram page 

Yippy Land Entertainment  

If you have children of different ages, Yippy Land Entertainment is the place to be. Younger children can explore the soft play area while older children can enjoy the arcade games, bumper cars and other fun rides and activities. To visit Yippy Land Entertainment, get a pre-charged card that can be redeemed against each activity.  

What’s available: Toddler play area, bumper cars, arcade games and more  

Location: Palms Mall Muaither and Porto Arabia  

Timings: 

  • Saturday – Wednesday: 9 am – 9pm 
  • Thursday: 9 am – 11 pm 
  • Friday: 10 am – 11 pm  

Rates: Pre-charged card from QAR 125 with different rates for each activity  

Contact: 66472101  

Visit: Instagram page

Ray’s Reef

Ray’s Reef has been in Doha for some time and is popular for its vibrant toddler play area, arcade games and bumper cars. Conveniently located in the city, the play area is divided into different zones catering to different age groups.

What’s available: Toddler play area, bumper cars, arcade games and more

Location: Royal Plaza Mall (2nd Floor)

Timings:

  • Saturday – Thursday: 11:30 am – 10 pm
  • Friday: 3:30 pm – 11 pm

Rates: Varies depending on activity selected

Contact: 44131122

Jungaloona 

A vibrant soft play area with a ball pit, slides and push cars, Jungaloona is the perfect place for your little ones to burn some energy. Jungaloona also has a trampoline pit, wall climbing area and other toys for your little ones to explore. While tickets for the soft play area cost QAR 65, different rates apply for each activity.  

What’s available: Toddler play area, trampolines and more 

Location: Lagoona Mall  

Timings: 

  • Daily: 10 am – 10 pm 
  • Friday: 2 pm – 10 pm 

Rates: From QAR 65 for soft play area and different rates for each activity  

Contact: 44335543 

Visit: Instagram page

Looking for more ways to keep your little ones entertained this summer? Check out our guide on indoor activities in Qatar.  

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