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5 must-try indoor activities in Jeddah to beat the heat

Trade the outdoors for these indoor activities…

Make the most of inside time with indoor activities that will help you forget about the sweltering heat outside. Here, we’ve rounded up five cool things to do in Jeddah.

Burn some energy at Bounce

A trampoline park and indoor adventure, Bounce combines the features of a freestyle extreme sport with a playground that’s fun and safe for children and adults. Rule the trampoline with your freestyle jumps, and then crank the fun up a notch with trampoline dodgeball. One of the largest parks of its kind in the Kingdom, Bounce Jeddah offers wall-to-wall trampolines, climbing, and adventure challenge courses catering to varying age groups and physical fitness levels.

Bounce, Muhammad Zaydan, Behind Homeworks, Nass Town, Al Naeem, Jeddah 23526, daily noon to midnight. Prices start from SAR75. Tel: 9200 06744. @bounce.jeddah

Visit the Fakieh Aquarium

Tour around the Fakieh Aquarium and discover more than 200 aquatic species, including sharks, groupers, stingrays, sea horses, and moray eels. The aquarium also offers a range of shops, restaurants, and activities such as the penguin and dolphin shows, making it a great place for the whole family to go on an educational adventure.

Fakieh Aquarium, Next to Al Kurnaysh Rd, Al Nawras, Jeddah 23413, Sat to Thu 1pm to 1am, Fri 1.30pm to 1am. SAR65 per person for the aquarium tour. Tel: 012 606 6144. Fakiehaquarium.com

A game of mini golf

Groovy Golf is Saudi Arabia’s first dedicated indoor mini-golf course, and it features three unique mini-golf courses – KSA landmarks course, arcade game course, and an English countryside course. Whether it’s the colourful Pac-Man or a medieval castle you’re seeking, Groovy Golf is on par. Don’t forget to stop by the snack bar for yummy shakes and burgers on your way in, out, or even both.

Groovy Golf, Lilian Tower 2, Prince Sultan Rd, As Salamah, Jeddah 23436, Mon to Wed 2pm to midnight, Thu to Fri 4pm to 1am, Sat 2pm to midnight. Tel: 056 254 8527. @groovygolf_sa

Buckle up for an awesome go-kart race

Ready and raring to race? Head down to IN10SO Amusement Centre, where a 280-metre, family-friendly indoor track awaits. You can pay for one race or purchase a three-pack. But no matter how many races you choose to do, be sure you leave time for other fun – there’s a lot to do at IN10SO. From bowling and archery to a climbing course and laser tag, you can easily spend an entire day here.

IN10SO Amusement Centre, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz St, Serafi Mega Mall, 3rd Floor, IN10SO Centre, Jeddah 21563, Sat to Wed 4pm to midnight, Thu to Fri 4pm to 1am. Prices for go-kart start from SAR70 per race. Tel: 012 284 4991. @in10so

A fun-filled escape


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MazeBox immerses you in imaginative, innovative room escapes – from being captured during a military operation to escaping from a psychotic killer. Guests are given 60 minutes to work together, find the clues, solve the riddle, and escape. These are story-driven puzzles that teach you about the world, the people in the room with you, and yourself. Elaborately constructed options include Black & White, Blood Bath, La Casa De Papel Finale, Prisoner of War, and The Abandoned Shelter.

Mazebox Escape Room, 7900 Hanzalah Al Abshamey, Az Zahra District, Jeddah 23425, Sun to Wed 5.30pm to midnight, Thurs 5.30pm to 1am, Fri 4pm to 1am & Fri 4pm to midnight. Prices start from SAR91 per person. Tel: 055 447 4772. @mazebox

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