In the last few decades, many emirates in the UAE, including Abu Dhabi and Dubai, among others have undergone a complete makeover to offer new and exciting entertainment attractions to their visitors. Well! The trend continues this year with many incredible attractions all set to open their gates to locals as well as tourists from all over the world. Let’s take a look at these exciting tourist attractions.
Museum of the Future
The much-awaited Museum of the Future in Dubai is set to open this year. This brand-new attraction has plans to combine exhibition, theatre, and themed attractions to create an interactive experience for its guests. This cultural institution explores artificial intelligence, technology, robotics, innovation, and science and their impact on social, family, and human lives.
Aquaventure Waterpark Extension
The already popular Aquaventure Waterpark has added another feather to its cap. The venue has expanded by one-third of its size and is now the world’s largest waterpark. It consists of 28 brand-new record-breaking waterslides and offers a total of 105 waterslides to its customers. It is open to the public as of March 1, 2021.
Ain Dubai, also known as Dubai Eye, is the world’s largest observation wheel that stands proudly on the artificial Bluewater Islands. It has 48 comfortable capsules that can hold up to 1900 people in one round. You can enjoy brilliant views of the Burj Khalifa, Palm Islands, Burj Al Arab, and Dubai Marina from here.
The Royal Atlantis Resorts and Residences
The Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences comprising of 43 floors and approximately 800 luxury suites and rooms is going to open soon. It is going to house some amazing restaurants by celebrity chefs including Gordon Ramsay, Heston Blumenthal, and Gastón Acurio, and also numerous infinity pools, and aquariums.
The world-renowned waxwork museum is going to be another addition to Dubai’s entertainment attractions. It is going to be located on Dubai’s Bluewaters Island in 2020 and you will get a chance to click pictures with many celebrities there.
Al Wasl Plaza
Al Wasl Plaza is a gigantic dome that will adorn the city during Dubai Expo 2020. It can fit up to 10000 visitors inside and will be decorated with waterfalls, fountains, palm-lined courtyards, and parks.
The imposing Palm Tower will grace the entrance of Palm Jumeirah. Dubai’s Palm Tower is set to grace the entrance to The Palm Jumeirah when it opens next year. Touted to be a blend of residential properties and luxury hotels, it will also have a 240-meter-high observation deck called The View at The Palm offering stunning views of the city’s skyline.
ME by Melia
This five-star hotel is the only one designed inside and out by late celebrated architect Zaha Hadid. It consists of 19 storeys, breathtaking interiors, and 93 luxurious rooms offering tailor-made personalized services to its guests.
Mohammed Bin Rashid Library
This striking library is a heaven for book lovers from all over the world. This sprawling seven floors library is located on the edge of Dubai Creek and is shaped like an open book.
Slated to open at the end of 2021, Mayden One promises new-age entertainment, shopping, hospitality, dining, and residential experiences all under one roof to its visitors. It is also believed to be Dubai’s largest mall once completed.
Zombie Apocalypse Park
Deira Island will soon house a terrifying Zombie Apocalypse Park which will be a first-of-its-kind theme park in the world. Spanning 65,000 sq ft., it will have exhilarating games, escape rooms, zombie attacks, glow-in-the-dark technology, virtual reality, and much more. Get ready to be spooked!
Dubai Crocodile Park
This will be a thrilling addition to Dubai’s list of ever-growing attractions. It is going to house the freshwater Nile crocodiles which are the biggest crocodiles in the world. Visitors will get a chance to learn more about these fascinating reptiles once this park is open.
National Aquarium Abu Dhabi
The National Aquarium is going to mesmerize marine lovers with its 10-zone colossal structure. Visitors can get up, close, and personal with over 33,000 aquatic creatures across 250 species, including a frightening and large seven-meter-long python. The area will span more than 7000 square meters and will accommodate approximately a million visitors annually.
Snow Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi will soon open its door to a colossal snow park which is believed to be four times bigger than Ski Dubai. It is going to be located on Reem Island and will consist of 13 exciting rides such as Crystal Carousel, Snowflake Garden, and Flurries’ Mountain among others. The park will have several dining options and entertainment options and will maintain a temperature of -2 degrees Celsius.
Guggenheim Abu Dhabi
Close on the heels of the Guggenheim Foundation in New York, Abu Dhabi is all set to have an art museum soon. Situated on the famous Saadiyat Island, this grand museum is designed by architect Frank Gehry, and upon completion believed to be the largest of all the Guggenheim Museums.
Bungee Jumping at Ras Al Khaimah
Can you imagine a free-fall from the highest Jebel Jais mountains of UAE? Sound like fun, doesn’t it? Bungee Jumping from a height of 1500 feet is going to be a fun adventure for thrill-seekers and adrenaline junkies.
So, which of these new attractions are you excited about? Comment below and let us know!