UAE is home to tons of theme parks, and they all have something mind-boggling to offer. Be it the spine-chilling and record-breaking rides at Abu Dhabi’s Ferrari World or fun shows and 4D experiences at Dubai’s Bollywood Park- you will have a lot of fun in the UAE. And now, when we talk about parks, one park that always tops the list of tourists and residents is Aquaventure. Located at Atlantis The Palm, Aquaventure is the world’s largest waterpark and has some crazy water rides to offer. With over 105 record-breaking slides, attractions and experiences, the waterpark has something for everyone. And now, to take things to the next level, Aquaventure’s Dolphin Bay has launched some new activities. Read on to know more.
Dolphin Bay in Atlantis Aquaventure has launched three new dolphin activities that provide an up-close look at these magnificent marine mammals. The first one is Dolphin Paddle which lets you paddle around the beautiful Dolphin Bay Lagoon. The ticket costs AED395 per person, and the activity occurs daily at 9:30 AM, 10:45 AM, 1:45 PM and 4:30 PM. Paddling alongside dolphins is a fun and unique experience, and you learn so much about their interesting behaviours.
The second activity to try at Dolphin Bay is Dolphin Kayaking which lets you kayak alongside the resident dolphins and watch them swim. And if you get really lucky, you might even see them right up to the edge of the Kayak. Costing AED495 per person, the Dolphin kayaking is available daily at 10 AM, 11 45 AM, 2 45 PM and 3-45 PM. Children aged eight and over can enjoy the experience, but they have to be accompanied by an adult.
The third activity launched at Dolphin Bay is Dolphin Sunrise which can only be availed by guests in one of the Atlantis hotels. Open to all ages, this unique experience costs AED250 per person and runs daily at 8 AM and 8:45 AM. Besides these newly launched experiences, you can enjoy experiences like Dolphin Encounter, where you get up-close in waist-deep water with the resident dolphins, or you can even swim with Dolphins.
And if you want to try other fun activities in Dubai, Dubai now has the world’s first floating padel court in JLT. PadelX Floating Court is the city’s coolest, new padel court, docked near cluster I, next to Pitfire Pizza. You can rent two courts, with prices starting from AED 200 per hour. The courts are open every day from 6 AM until 11 PM and are well-protected with a perspex wall to prevent the balls from landing in the lake. And throughout the holy month of Ramadan, you can avail of the monthly membership deal for just AED600 and play at the club between 11 AM to 4 PM every Monday to Friday.