There’s no limit to the amount of fun you’re entitled to when you visit the UAE. Compared to almost everywhere in the world, the country is teeming with entertainment and leisure destinations. The UAE is known to provide you with a luxury living experience.
However, it also offers thrilling adventures, ranging from extreme safaris, bungee jumping from even the world’s highest observation deck, or the most famous zipline adventures park Dubai. In fact, you can even check out the world’s longest zipline in Jebel Jais!
For those who are planning a trip to the UAE anytime soon, here’s a list of adventure parks that you need to visit:
Nestling in the eighth wonder of the world, Aquaventure Waterpark is located by the luxury hotel resort Atlantis, The Palm. While the resort offers an extremely elegant living experience for tourists, Aquaventure and The Lost Chambers Aquarium manage to be landmark attractions on their own. Not only do you get a waterpark that lets you splash down in deep waters from dangerous rides, but you can also have 65,000 marine animals to witness in the aquariums.
Even if you’re not a fan of the thousands of movies and references to franchises that the park is themed around, you’ll love the adventure in MOTIONGATE. With divisions based on the contextual references to Columbia Pictures, The Smurfs Village, DreamWorks and Lionsgate, each section offers exciting and thrilling rides.
Not only will you and your family love the fun, but you’ll also be able to take home souvenirs ,outdoor and mementos from the retail shops inside. Choose from family rides, kids’ rides, motion simulators, roller coasters and even water rides before you watch your favourite movie in the cinema.
IMG Worlds of Adventure
It’s impossible to visit Dubai and not explore IMG Worlds of Adventure. Equivalent to Disney World, the Middle East’s most glorious adventures await in this mega themed entertainment resort. However, make sure that you’re not someone who has a problem with heights, feeling dizzy or racing up and down in twisted turns. Because the following rides are not to be taken lightly.
Start off your adventure with The Velociraptor roller coaster ride or Spider-Man Doc Ock’s Revenge. Promising a huge adrenaline-rush and a spinning frenzy, dare to take on the Thor Thunder Spin. If you have a knack for horror, visit the Haunted Hotel or the Forbidden Territory. The adventure park will guarantee that you have an unforgettable day of fun.
The pride and joy of Abu Dhabi, Ferrari World is the world’s most famous amusement park for all the right reasons. As per facts, Ferrari World can be the world’s tallest structure ever built if it’s brought up-right.
Moreover, it has continued to break records around the globe for housing the best and fastest roller coasters along with adventure and adrenaline-inducing rides. The most famous ride in the Ferrari World is the Formula Rossa. Taking riders to top speeds of 240km/h, you might not be able to tell when you’re approaching the top height of 170 ft.
Warner Bros World
Compare the fun in Warner Bros World as you continue your adventure and find more exhilarating rides. The Ani-Mayhem, Scooby-Doo: The Museum of Mysteries, Tom and Jerry: Swiss Cheese Spin and the Flintstones Bedrock River Adventure are some notable attractions in the adventure park.
For those who enjoy Tweety’s cartoons, check out the Tweety Wild Wickets or the Fast and Furry-ous. Surely, all parents will appreciate the chance to take their kids out to these remarkable attractions. Needless to say, your trip won’t be complete without visiting Warner Bros World along with the parks below.
While it’s not an adventure park itself, Jebel Jais is the highest mountain peak in the country. Part of the Hajar Mountain Range, Jebel Jais is located in Ras Al Khaimah, which is another must-visit emirate of the UAE. The reason you need to visit Jebel Jais is because of the one zipline adventure that outranks them all.
Taking you at speeds of 120-150 km/h at the height of almost 5100 ft above ground, you will be sliding down mid-air for 2-3 minutes. It covers a distance of 2.8km; thus,you’ll surely be out of breath after this adventure.
Speaking of ziplines and adventures, Dubai’s Aventura Parks is perhaps the only nature-themed park that offers solo and team adventures and summer camps. Not only do you get courses of hurdles and mazes, but you also get trails, rock climbing and zipline challenges.
Aventura Parks offers the most physically challenging fun for families, friends, and even corporate retreats. While kids can enjoy the Mini Kids adventures under adult supervision, parents can indulge in the One Circuit that promises to put forward a test of strength and endurance.
Only those who want to experience the adventure of the outdoor team building activities should head to Aventura. Needless to say, it’s a bucket-list entry you definitely want to check off your bucket list.