11 amazing attractions in Saudi Arabia

Your ultimate guide…

It may be hard to believe, but living here in Saudi Arabia, we know it’s one of the most happening countries in the world. Complete with incredible events, citywide seasons, and locations, the country has a ton of things to do. And here’s top list for the coolest attractions in Saudi Arabia.


Boulevard Riyadh City

Boulevard Riyadh City introduced a whopping sixty per cent all-new experiences including a Barbie world, a Disney Castle hosting shows inspired by popular Disney movies for its 100-year anniversary, and a House of Hype VR experience.

Other experiences include Cats n’Cups by Mocha Japan bringing cats from all over the world for you to enjoy, an educational Blippi Wonders experience, a Zero Latency 3D experience, and a thrilling Five Nights at Freddy’s experience too.

Boulrvard Riyadh City, Hittin, daily 4pm to 4am. @blvdruhcity

Prison Island

Prison Island

Love escape rooms? This is way better. Riyadh’s latest one-of-a-kind challenge requires you to do your time in Prison Island. Located on the first floor of Park Avenue Mall, this ultimate prison-themed indoor attraction promises hours of fun and adventure for everyone between the ages of eight and 88 years.

Prison Island has 35 themed cells filled with challenges and can accommodate up to 180 inmates. Encouraging imagination, quick thinking, sharp logic, creativity and teamwork, each cell is an individual puzzle, drizzled in a riddle, and you’ll need to beat them all if you want to be crowned as the “Prison Boss”.

Prison Island, First Floor, Park Avenue Mall, 7042 Said Ibn Zayd Rd, Qurtubah, Riyadh 13247. Tel: 055 028 7066. @prisonisland.ksa

Durat Al Sahel Water Theme Park

Durat Al Sahel Water Theme Park is a top choice for familes in the capital. Immerse yourself in adventure and water rides with family and friends in a great outdoor setting.

Durat Al Sahel Water Theme Park,  Al Thoumamah Rd, Ar Rimal, Thu-Fri 2pm to 2am, Closed Sun to Wed. 

Boulevard World

Though it’s closed for the summer, Boulevard World has to be one of the most impressive attractions in the whole Kingdom. Complete with 15 sub-zones now, Boulevard World is located adjacent to Boulevard Riyadh City. Each sub-zone is dedicated to a different country from across the globe, celebrating the best of that destination’s shopping, culinary and cultural experiences. And it’s all set out around the largest man-made lake in the world, which visitors can enjoy with gondolas, cars and even floating submarine rides.

Riyadh Adventure

This is the perfect place for kiddos. Head here to test the 35 unique challenges, zip lining, bouncey areas and so much more.

Riyadh Adventure, Al Zoubair Ibn Al Awwam, Ar Rawabi, Sun to Thu 4pm to 11pm, Fri to Sat 4pm to midnight. @riyadhadventure


Jeddah Promenade

Jeddah Promenade Ramadan

A Jeddah Season attraction, Jeddah Promenade is one of the prettiest zones in the city. Take a stroll along the Jeddah Promenade and soak up the lively vibes. Enjoy the stunning scenery and traditional foods, and shop for unique handmade goods. Look out for the various cultural events, live performances, and activities suitable for all ages, ensuring a truly unique and immersive experience.

Jeddah Promenade, Ash Shati, Jeddah. Free entry. @jeddahpromenade

Atallah Happy Land Park

It’s no secret that Jeddah loves its amusement parks. And this one makes everyone happy. Featuring various attractions, such as rides, arcade games, playgrounds, and ice skating too, Atallah Happy Land Park is the perfect family friendly location.

Atallah Happy Land Park, Al Kurnaysh Br Rd, daily 5pm to midnight. atallahpark.com

Shallal Theme Park

Located on Jeddah Corniche, whether you’re after adrenaline-boosting rollercoasters, kid-friendly rides or shopping and dining experiences, you’ll find it all here. There’s even an ice-skating rink for guests to enjoy every single day, a lake for riding boats around, a 5D cinema, bowling and arcade games to unleash your inner gamer.

Al Shallal Theme Park, Ash Shati, Jeddah 23413, Sun to Thurs 5pm to 1am, Fri & Sat 5pm to 2am. Free entry but you are required to purchase the wristband for SAR79 for the rides and attractions. @shallalpark


Family Park

Located inside Sunset Beach Resort in Al Khobar, Family Park is where hospitatlity meets fun. A water park featuring rides, games, and slides, this where you want to go to beat the heat. The venue also has ladies-only days, so

Family Park, Sunset Beach Resort, Thu to Sat 9pm to 10pm, Sun to Wed Closed. @sunsetbeachalkhobar

Loopagoon Water Park

The first major waterpark of its kind in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, Loopagon is a ladies-only venue that features everything from thrilling water slides, attractions, and more. Accompanying men can head inside to the luxurious Dana Bay property and relax too.

Loopagoon Water Park, End of Half Moon Beach, Dhahran, Tue to Sat 2pm to 10pm, Closed Sun to Monday. @loopagoonsa



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Located in the Nothern Corniche, Scitech is perfect if you’re lookinf for that sweet spot between fun and play. The venue is divided into six halls full of immersive exhibitions dedicated to different aspects of science, inlcudling Earth and Science, The Living World and more.

Scitech, 869H+M5V, Alkurnaish, Al Khobar, Sat to Thu 9am to noon, 4pm to 10pm, Fri 4pm to 10pm. @scitech_edu