Set on the Arabian Gulf, Dhahran lures you in with its golden beaches, lush parks and family-friendly attractions. You can relax on the sand, ride roller coasters or enjoy a sun-dappled picnic.
Things to do in Dhahran
Kids will love Cobra Amusement Park, a fun-filled family attraction set in King Fahd Park. You can enjoy a picnic on the grassy lawns, stroll around shimmering artificial lakes, ride thrilling roller coasters and try your luck at carnival games.
Adventure seekers will jump at the chance to explore Half Moon Bay on an adrenalin-fuelled ATV tour. The low-lying sand dunes are a great excuse to test out your daredevil driving skills. If you'd rather relax, simply head to nearby Saudi Aramco Beach, a golden stretch of sand perfect for soaking up the sunshine.
Prince Mohammed Park offers twists, turns and corkscrews on its Typhoon roller coaster. As well as luxury shopping, Dammam Marina Mall also features family attractions like Ramroma Land. Perfect for little ones, the arcade is packed full of mini rides and games.
If you want to escape the city, why not enjoy a day out at Dhahran Hills Park? Popular with locals, it features grassy lawns, bubbling fountains and shady paths. You'll also find covered picnic areas and a handful of playgrounds.
Getting around Dhahran
Taxis are a convenient way to get around Dhahran, where you can also rent a car or hire a private driver. Dammam King Fahd International Airport is a 30-minute drive from the city centre.