World’s largest indoor theme park opens in Dubai
Dubai’s IMG Worlds of Adventure, the world’s largest indoor theme park, has opened its doors to the public.
Wholly owned by the Ilyas and Mustafa Galadari Group and managed by IMG Worlds, IMG Worlds of Adventure is the first international mega-themed park to open in Dubai and will redefine the modern theme park experience given its unprecedented size and offering.
Spanning 1.5 million square feet – the equivalent of 28 football pitches – IMG Worlds of Adventure is the first global theme park to feature international brands Marvel and Cartoon Network, in addition to two proprietary brands, IMG Boulevard and Lost Valley – Dinosaur Adventure. Providing a truly unforgettable and immersive experience, IMG Worlds of Adventure includes a unique array of roller coasters and attractions, complemented by 28 original food and beverage offerings and 25 retail outlets.
Ilyas Galadari and Mustafa Galadari, executive co-chairmen and owners of the Ilyas & Mustafa Galadari Group, said: “The creation of IMG Worlds of Adventure is the realization of a shared childhood dream. This landmark launch has turned our aspirations of creating the world’s largest indoor theme park into a reality. This marks a great achievement for everyone at the Ilyas & Mustafa Galadari Group and we would like to thank everyone who has been part of this epic journey.
“As the first international mega-themed park to open in the region, IMG Worlds of Adventure will set a new universal standard for a fully immersive theme park experience, further driving tourism whilst enabling the UAE to achieve its vision of becoming the leading global leisure and entertainment destination. Today is a key milestone in Dubai’s rich history and we are proud to be a part of it.”
Lennard Otto, chief executive officer of IMG Worlds of Adventure, said: “We are excited to have launched the world’s largest indoor theme park today, which will be a major tourism attraction for Dubai, the surrounding regions and the rest of the world.
“As the first international theme park to open in Dubai, we expect to host over 4.5 million people in our first year of operation, transforming the entertainment and leisure industry forever. We look forward to welcoming everyone in the coming days, weeks and months.”
Tickets for entry to the park can be purchased at www.IMGworlds.com with adult ticket prices set at Dh300 ($81.6) and children at Dh250 ($68). Ultimate Fast Track passes are an additional Dh195 ($50) with Fast Track 3 shots passes at Dh125 ($34). Annual passes to the park can be purchased for Dh2,495 ($679).