Dubai Parks and Resorts officially opened its doors to the public, also commencing the region’s first LEGOLAND® Dubai theme park and Riverland™ Dubai, the multi-themed dining and retail destination located at the heart of Dubai Parks and Resorts. LEGOLAND® Dubai will be open daily from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, while Riverland™ Dubai will remain open from Sunday to Wednesday from 10:00 AM to 11 PM and from 10:00 AM to 12 AM from Thursday to Saturday. The ticket prices start from AED 430 (1 Day All Theme Parks hopper) and goes on to AED 6995 (Amazing VIP Annual Pass). The Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, LEGOLAND® Water Park and the Lapita™ Hotel will open on November 15, followed by MOTIONGATE™ Dubai on December 16. Raed Kajoor Al Nuaimi, CEO of DXB Entertainments PJSC, the owner of Dubai Parks and Resorts said: “I’m immensely proud that today we start to welcome guests to Experience Amazing at this incredible new destination. Riverland™ Dubai and LEGOLAND® Dubai will be unveiled for the very first time and offer unique experiences and entertainments that I genuinely believe will set the bar in this region. Nothing of this magnitude has ever been done before and after three years of hard work it is a great honour to start to show our guests what we have achieved. As the largest entertainment destination in the region, Dubai Parks and Resorts will support the UAE’s tourism vision and grow the family leisure industry in the region.”
The project is a joint venture between Meraas Holding and DXB Entertainments PJSC. Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum visited the Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the Middle East with total investments exceeding AED 13 billion. His Highness has asserted that the United Arab Emirates has become a global forerunner in the leisure and entertainment industry, given the vast number of large-scale projects developed in the country. Sheikh Mohammed also highlighted Dubai’s great efforts in reinforcing its position on the world tourism map and providing a wide range of touristic attractions that appeal to families, thus encouraging family tourism, which is one of the key pillars and goals of Dubai’s Tourism Vision for 2020.