Park Profile

experiences, including the King’s Castle and Merlin’s Flying Machines which are under shade. Adventure sees a few indoor rides in the likes of The Lost Kingdom indoor ride and the Submarine Adventure. There are also indoor building experiences in each land. There are more shaded and covered areas at Legoland Dubai than any other Legoland Park. Legoland Dubai and Legoland Water Park is open 365 days per year.

Operationally, is there anything else different compared to the other Legoland parks around the world? With each new opening, we take the best of each existing Park and add features that are specific to the particular region. For example, the Miniland at Legoland Dubai is the first indoor and air-conditioned Miniland in a Legoland Park, keeping in consideration Dubai’s summer temperatures. There are more covered and shaded areas at Legoland Dubai, allowing for the Park to be a year round destination. How did you choose the attraction suppliers to work with you a Legoland Dubai/Water Park? Legoland Dubai is the 7th Legoland Park in the world. We’ve brought our popular attractions from the previous parks to Dubai.

What are you highlights of the first few months/weeks' opening? Since the opening of Legoland Dubai on October 31 last year, the growing interest of the park has been a delight to see, with the opening weeks and months showing us how much the UAE loves Lego and theme parks. It was great to then see that the opening of Legoland Water Park attracted more families and friends, who were able to have awesome experiences in not one but two Lego- themed venues.

The UAE is not short of waterparks. Other than the Lego brand, what make Legoland Water Park different? Legoland Water Park is the Middle East’s only water park specifically designed for families with children aged 2-12. There is plenty for the whole family to enjoy together, such as Red Rush where they can ride together in a family- sized raft down a 312-foot-long curving track on an 11- foot in diameter half pipe. Other highlights include the Wave Pools, Joker Soaker water playground and an abundance of water slides. Highlights also include the Build-A-Raft River, where families customise their own raft

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using Lego soft bricks, before floating down a lazy river. Build-A-Boat invites children to build their boat model using countless Lego bricks before testing their design against the gentle flow of water in a 10 metre river.Legoland Water Park also features a designated area especially for toddlers with four small slides and interactive Duplo animals with water features at the Duplo Splash Safari.

What potential is there for expansion at Legoland Dubai? Recently, a future Legoland Dubai Hotel was announced. The ultimate family-fun hotel will open at Dubai Parks and Resorts, the Middle East’s largest integrated theme park destination and will be located adjacent to the existing Legoland Dubai theme park. The first Legoland Hotel in the Middle East and the seventh to open worldwide will completely immerse guests in the creative world of Lego as it’s designed to bring children’s imaginations to life. Every room in the 250 room property will have Lego models and theming for guests to continue their Legoland Park adventure into the evening. From the disco elevator to the Castle Play Area, Legoland designers have integrated Lego storylines for every guest to create a memorable adventure.

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