Aquaventure Waterpark at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai is set to become one of the biggest waterparks in the world with the exciting addition of a third action-packed tower, set to open in summer 2020. The region’s number one waterpark will break records with the 34-metre tall ‘Trident Tower’, which will introduce 12 incredible new slides to the Atlantis Aquaventure offering and entertain everyone from the little daredevils to the waterpark veterans.
Aquaventure has long been the Middle East’s favourite waterpark, with more than 20 amazing rides and rivers spread across 17 hectares of thrills and spills at Palm Island. Now thrill-seekers will be treated to a whole new world of fun with the addition of Trident Tower which will feature signature world-class ProSlide® rides including the world’s longest all-new ProSlide® MammothBLAST™, a 449-metre family adventure water coaster that delivers uncompromising force at unprecedented speeds. Rafts rocket through winding channels, experiencing a breathtaking series of back-to-back curves, drops and uphill climbs powered by patented BLAST™ water propulsion technology.
Guests can also test their nerve on the Middle East’s first-ever ProSlide® Dueling PIPElineBLAST®/FlyingSAUCER™ 20 hybrid ride. Driven by patented sequential jets, this high-speed ride rockets duelling guests through gravity-defying turns and around wide-open saucer features at maximum velocity. Competitive sliders will want to battle their friends in the revolutionary ProSlide® RallyRACER™ 32 – equipped with an adrenaline-inducing cross-back feature that builds anticipation and suspense. If that was not enough, Aquaventure fans who have already tackled the iconic Leap of Faith slide will love Trident Tower’supdated version, comprised of two fearsome slides rather than one – each dropping the guest more than 34 metres at stomach-churning speeds.
A thrilling new kids’ area will also complement the existing Splasher’s Island family zone, with highlights including four mini versions of classic ProSlide® adult rides, including a mega fun competitive mat racer featuring two lanes of head-first downhill fun. Children can team up and take on an exhilarating serpentine adventure built for young guests – while the braver ones can traverse the KIDZ TORNADO™ 24 funnel, which delivers the same thrills and excitement as the iconic ride but scaled down for size. In addition, young guests can enjoy the swirling speeds of the KIDZ BOWL™ 14, which offers a gentle but authentic bowl experience designed for maximum guest comfort and ride path consistency. The new kids’ area will combine with Splasher’s Island and Splasher’s Mountain to give families lots more to enjoy, with nine thrilling waterslides designed specifically for the young adventurers. And if spending the day enjoying Aquaventure’s most fearsome and fantastic waterslides leaves guests in need of a breather, then the Middle East’s first ever action river is at hand. Guests can sit back and let the current take them through half a kilometre of twists and turns as they enjoy the incredible views of Dubai’s iconic skyline in comfort.
Tim Kelly, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Atlantis The Palm and The Royal Atlantis, said: “At Atlantis we endeavour to deliver amazing experiences and everlasting memories to all of our guests and so enhancing the Atlantis Aquaventure offering is the natural next step in providing the best experience possible. We have carefully curated each attraction to ensure that we deliver first-of-its-kind ride technology for children, families and thrill-seekers alike. Trident Tower and its record-breaking slides will be a thrilling addition to the Atlantis experience, and we look forward to the unveiling in summer 2020.”
Visitors to Atlantis Aquaventure have recently been given more control over their experience than ever before with the launch of a brilliant two-day pass. Thrill-seekers no longer have to rush their way through the mega park’s incredible attractions in one day and can now come back on a second day too. Prices start from just $91 CDN (AED 250) and what’s more, the second day can be redeemed within a three-day period. Guests also now receive much more for their money than ever before, with a range of amazing experiences now included in the ticket such as the new Shark and Ray Feeding Shows, Dolphin Educational Performances at Dolphin Bay and unlimited rides on the new Surf’s Up wave rider, a fun-filled surfing attraction, at Wavehouse. It also gives guests access to the awe-inspiring Lost Chambers Aquarium, home to more than 65,000 marine animals.
Aquaventure’s ambitious expansion project in 2020 comes at an exciting time for Atlantis with the launch of The Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences set to open Q3, 2020. Crafted by the world’s leading designers, architects and artists, this new generation of distinctive luxury will offer infinite ocean views, accented with lush green spaces, encapsulated in dramatic architecture. Sitting side by side on the crescent of The Palm, the introduction of the Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences to the Atlantis site will extend the footprint of the resort dramatically. This new phase for Atlantis will comprise of two properties, a 2.3 km stretch of private beach, 35 world-class restaurants and bars and one leading international beach and nightclub. Totaling 43 storeys, The Royal Atlantis will also be home to 231 distinctive luxury apartments, 795 luxury hotel rooms, more than 90 swimming pools and an awe-inspiring rooftop Skypool, suspended 90 metres above The Palm.