Atlantis Aquaventure in Dubai is gearing up for the launch of its brand-new, world exclusive waterslides and two brand-new towers on March 1, 2021.
These new additions boost the size of the theme park by a third and feature a total of 28 new record-breaking waterslides and attractions, 12 of which are in the Trident Tower and 16 of which are features at Splashers). Noteworthy experiences include the world’s tallest waterslide of its kind, the longest family water coaster in the world of its kind, the tallest vertical drop body slide in the Middle East and the region’s first cliff jumping experience.
Executive vice president and managing director, Atlantis Dubai, Tim Kelly enthused: “As the biggest waterpark expansion in history, we are delighted that Atlantis, Dubai is now home to one of the world’s largest waterparks, as well as record-breaking waterslides some of which cannot be found anywhere else globally. Now with 105 slides, attractions and experiences for all ages and thrill levels, the expansion has increased Atlantis Aquaventure by a third in size to feature 79 rides across three towers, 26 marine and watersport experiences and 26 food and beverage outlets and kiosks across the park. We’ve also doubled the length of Aquaventure beach to 1km. This brand-new destination further enhances our positioning as the leading entertainment destination in the region, while simultaneously elevating the UAE’s status as both a regional and global tourism hub for families.
“We are extremely proud to be able to present this record-breaking expansion at what has been a challenging time for us all, but with our stringent health and safety measures in place and expansive staff training programmes, we look forward to delivering fun in a safe environment that Atlantis, Dubai is known for,” Kelly concluded.
The new hero slides at Trident Tower include Odyssey of Terror, Shockwave, Medusa’s Lair, Blackout, Hydra Racers, Vortex, Immortal Falls and Raging Rapids.
Meanwhile, those visiting the Splashers Lagoon & Splashers Cove can look forward to record-breaking slides including Riptide, Comet Racers and Swirl.
Vice president business development MEA, ProSlide, Philip Baker declared: “This expansion really has set a new global benchmark for water parks. Dubai’s Atlantis Aquaventure is now home to the most iconic and high-performance water rides including two new record-breaking water coaster attractions. We utilised our most innovative and advanced water ride technology to power this world-class park and fulfil Atlantis’ incredible vision.”