Dubai / Emirates Business
Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest integrated theme park destination, announced on Thursday that it will now open on October 31 with LEGOLAND® Dubai and Riverland™ Dubai, the retail dining and entertainment district.
Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, LEGOLAND Water Park and the Lapita™ Hotel will open to the public on November 15 while MOTIONGATE™ Dubai will premiere on December 16. Daily tickets for LEGOLAND® Dubai will be on sale starting October 4 at www.dubaiparksandresorts.com and www.legoland.ae, while Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, LEGOLAND® Water Park, and MOTIONGATE™ Dubai daily tickets will be available for purchase closer to the parks’ opening dates.
Riverland™ Dubai offers over 50 themed retail, dining, and entertainment experiences set across a waterfront district which is free for all to enjoy. Raed Kajoor Al Nuaimi, CEO of DXB Entertainments PJSC, the owner of Dubai Parks and Resorts, said: “Building the Middle East’s largest integrated theme park destination in three years has been an incredible experience. With over 100 rides and attractions spread across 25 million square feet of land, Dubai Parks and Resorts will now open on the October 31 and will premiere LEGOLAND® Dubai and Riverland™ Dubai first, followed closely by Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, LEGOLAND® Water Park and the Lapita™ Hotel.
“We are focused on delivering a destination which exceeds international standards on every level – from guest experience to state-of-the-art rides and attractions and the highest of safety standards – and we want to make sure we take the time to get everything just right and launch a destination the UAE and our shareholders can be truly proud of. We cannot wait to show our guests everything Dubai Parks and Resorts has to offer from 31st October this year.”
Dubai Parks and Resorts, will become the Middle East’s largest multi-themed leisure and entertainment destination when it opens in 2016 comprising three separate theme parks: MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, a Hollywood movie inspired theme park concept; LEGOLAND® Dubai, the first LEGOLAND theme park in the Middle East; and Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, a first-of-its-kind theme park that will showcase rides and attraction based on some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters. It will also host the LEGOLAND® Water Park, the region’s first water park catering to families with children aged 2-12. Expected to open in late 2019, Six Flags Dubai will be destinations fourth theme park and the regions first Six Flags themed park.
The entire destination will be connected by Riverland™ Dubai – a uniquely themed retail and dining destination at the heart of Dubai Parks and Resorts, and guests can stay at the Lapita™ Hotel, a Polynesian themed family hotel part of the Marriott Autograph Collection. Located on Sheikh Zayed Road opposite the Palm Jebel Ali in Dubai equidistant to Dubai and Abu Dhabi International Airports the destination offers over 100 rides and attractions.