Dubai Parks and Resorts to open region’s largest entertainment destination, including first-ever Bollywood theme park, this October
Dubai Parks and Resorts announced that the region’s largest theme park destination will open its gates to the public on 31st October, 2016. This unique destination will be comprised of three theme parks – Bollywood Parks Dubai, MOTIONGATE Dubai, and LEGOLAND Dubai, together with LEGOLAND Water Park.
The destination will also include Riverland Dubai, a themed retail, dining, and entertainment experience, along with the Lapita Hotel, a Polynesian-themed family resort. Annual passes are currently on sale at dubaiparksandresorts.com, and daily passes will be announced soon.
Bollywood Parks Dubai
Bollywood Parks™ Dubai is the first-ever Bollywood themed park in the world, providing guests with a flavour of Bollywood and Indian culture through immersive rides, delicious food, stunning live performances and extravagant entertainment.
Bollywood Parks™ Dubai will feature cinematic rides and attractions for families and visitors of all ages to experience recreations of some of Bollywood’s biggest blockbusters such as Don, Lagaan, Sholay, Krrish and RA.One, through state-of-the-art 3D and 4D systems, as well as a stunning stunt show, live performances and hot sets based on the Dabangg, Rock On!! and Zindagi Na Milegi Na Dobara.
Amazing cuisine will take centre stage at each of the Park’s six themed restaurants, including Mughal-e-Azam, the fine dining restaurant; Jumbo Café, Rock On!! Restaurant, Victoria Station, Spicy Dhaba, Studio Canteen and Juhu Juice Bus housed in a life size replica of a Mumbai bus, in addition to several street-style food carts.
No trip through Bollywood would be complete without the one-of-a-kind Bollywood performances. Two hundred dance performers will be regularly stunning guests with amazing, intricate routines with up to 20 live shows across five stages; Rock On!!, Crossroads, Mumbai Express, Rangmanch and Stars on Steps..
At the heart of Bollywood Parks™ Dubai lies its crowning jewel, the magnificent Rajmahal Theatre, an 850-seat opulent theatre that will host a separately ticketed Broadway-styled Bollywood musical several times a week, the first of its kind in the region. To complement the grand stage in the Royal Plaza zone, the Mughal-e-Azam restaurant will serve as the perfect venue for a pre-theatre dinner and will offer royal ‘shahi’ cuisine prepared by culinary artists. During the day, the zone’s Stars on Steps Stage will showcase a special performance paying tribute to Bollywood through the ages.
Visitors will also be delighted by the colorful Bollywood memorabilia available across the eight retail stores and stand-alone carts dotted around the park.
MOTIONGATE Dubai, the largest Hollywood-inspired theme park in the Middle East, unites three legendary film studios for the first time within one theme park – Sony Pictures Studios including the Smurfs, DreamWorks Animation and Lionsgate. Visitors will be given the chance to go beyond the screen and immerse themselves in the magic of Hollywood, ensuring fun for the whole family and creating memories to last a lifetime.
MOTIONGATE Dubai is the largest of the three theme parks and whilst a significant portion of the park will premiere on 31st October, work on some of the attractions will be ongoing for a couple of months to create the very best experience for guests.
In the Sony Pictures Studios Zone, guests can blast ghosts in the exciting Ghostbusters dark ride, ride their own Black Beauty aboard The Green Hornet: High Speed Chase roller coaster or freefall from the 58m Zombieland: Blast Off tower. In Smurfs Village Zone, families will be invited into the charming mushroom-capped world of the loveable Smurfs, featuring five exciting rides and attractions including the world’s first Smurfs-inspired roller coaster, Smurfs Village Express. For live entertainment, fans of music will love Step Up Dubai, All In – a high energy hip hop show inspired by the popular film franchise, Backlot Beat, a pop-infused musical show or the dancing Ghostbusters band.
The fully-indoors DreamWorks Zone featuring 12 exciting rides and attractions including roller coasters, dark rides and interactive adventure areas, plus five live entertainment experiences. Here, guests will be transported into completely immersive lands inspired by Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, Madagascar and How To Train Your Dragon, bringing their favourite films and characters to life like never seen before. In the Lionsgate Zone, guests will experience the world’s first theme park attractions inspired by The Hunger Games, showcasing a thrilling roller coaster and an exciting 3D motion simulator.
With added movie-based dining, entertainment and shopping, MOTIONGATE Dubai will be the theme park of choice for non-stop action, cinematic adventure and family fun, year round.
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