Celebrating its fifth birthday this year, Aquaventure is all set to launch a bunch of exhilarating new rides including two six-person rafting adventures and two duel racing slides enabling friends to compete for thrills! We've got more on the exciting newbies...
*World’s largest waterslide tube!
*Six person group ride
*Speeds up to 35 kph!
*Features twists and turns with intense banking to 4.6 meters!
*25 meters tall and 210 meters long!
Our Verdict: The Aquaconda lives up to its name, mercilessly sending riders through a dark serpentine tunnel with unexpected twists and turns
*World’s first dual suspended body slides within a slide!
*23 meters high and 182 meters long
*Made out of fiber glass these tubes are partially transparent!
Our Verdict: Not for the faint hearted, riders brave twists, turns and darkness whilst being suspended above the riders of the Aquaconda far below.
*Two capsules featuring frightening trapdoors
*Riders accelerate through the loop at nearly 60kph!
*116 meters long
Our Verdict: If you’re longing for an adrenaline-pumping, scream0inducing ride then Poseidon’s Revenge is a must visit. The trapdoors situated under the capsules are released when least expected sending the rider plummeting away at 60kph before being propelled upside down in an impressive double loop!
*World’s first zip line integrated into a waterslide tower
*Longest zip line circuit in the Middle East
*500 meter circuit
*Up to 20 meters high
*10-15 kph, ride lasts 1 minute
Our Verdict: Another daredevil ride, riders are suspended 20 meters above Aquaventure enjoying the views of The Palm, water park and beach at an extreme speeds !
*Six person ride
*20.5 meters high
*14 meter high vertical wall
Our Verdict: This gravity-defying ride is a winner! The ride carries you back and forth with intense banking preparing for near vertical propulsion of the raft tube! Zoomerango defies gravity as it soars up a vertical wall followed by a descent leading to an amazing splashdown!
INFO: Dhs250 full day visit (adult), Dhs205 full day visit (guests under 1.2 m), Dhs150 and Dhs120, 04 426 0000, www.atlantisthepalm.com