Some of you Riyadhiites might be feeling bored, or might be looking for something new to do in your city. Well, don’t worry because below we have a list of attractions listed which are different than the usual parks, restaurants etc. I am sure people of Riyadh will indeed find this list useful;
BREAKOUT KSA – you can break out of a room by using only your common sense and your brain. Breakout is a live escape room game which will challenge everybody. It is exciting as you are physically involved in the game. If you like playing detective or solving brain teasers and riddles, then this place is for you. They have a booking page on their website with the rates which range from SR 115 to 200 depending on how many you are in your team.
- Address: Office #4, 1st Floor, Tilal Center 2, Al Imam Saud ibn Abdul Aziz Rd, Al Masif, Riyadh [MAP] Contact No.: +966 56 766 7007 Email: [email protected]
Sky Zone Trampoline Park – you can fly around and jump around right until you cannot really anymore. The trampoline park allows you to feel weightless as you flip, bounce and land on the multiple trampolines. There are also pits filled with foam cubes which make you feel like you are swimming in the clouds. Rates are as follows: 30 minutes (SR 50), 60 minutes (80 SR), 90 minutes (SR 100), and 120 minutes (SR 110).
- Address: Alhokair Entertainment and Sports Centre, Exit 14, Umr Bin Abdulaziz Branch Road, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Contact No.: 9200 06699
Minopolis – you can literally find out what your alternative career could have been, or you can also find out what career path your children want to pursue when they grow up. Minneapolis is a mini city which is where kids between the ages of 4 to 12 can roam around taking up various pretend jobs at 30 various establishments. The city has a currency called Riyalino which the children may spend any way they want. They can choose to be a doctor, engineer, fireman or even a chef (who prepares real food). Entry ticket for children aged 4-12 is SR 149 while it’s SR 95 for adults.
- Address: First floor, beside Pizza Company, Hayat Mall, King Abdulaziz Road, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Contact No.: +966 11 205 8138 Email: [email protected]
Prince Salman Science Oasis – you can revise all those dreaded science lessons from school. This is an interactive service center which is managed and developed by the PSSO which is a nonprofit organization. The science center has been created to increase public awareness of science and also scientific knowledge and application in real life. The science center or science oasis is equipped with a huge telescope, lasers, mirrors, mini planetarium, star dome and several educational games. The center is open from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM for school tours and open from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM for the public. Family days are Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. Tuesday evening is for men only. They’re closed on Saturdays.
- Address: Diplomatic Quarters, As Sarafat, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Contact No.: +966 1 482 8276
SAFA Discovery Flight – The Saudi Aviation Flight Academy is amongst the best world class pilot training schools in the world. It is equipped with the most modern and technologically advanced aircraft as well as flight training devices which prepare the students for a career in flying as well as recreational flying. The private pilot license course has been designed to provide a firm foundation of flying skills and aeronautical engineering, however, you need SAR 43000-52000 for this, where as a commercial course will be setting you back SAR 141000-160000. Those not looking to get a license can try their discovery flight which is the best opportunity to complete your flying fantasy. For SAR 1200 you will be given 1 hour of flight time in Safa’s DA40NG aircraft.
- Address: Thumamah Airfield, King Khaled National Park, P.O. Box 305695, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Contact No.: +966 11 415 1987, Email: [email protected]