Thursday, May 23, 2024

Dubai: IMG Worlds of Adventure officially opens

Spanning 1.5 million square feet, IMG Worlds of Adventure officially opened August 31, 2016 in Dubai, UAE. The global theme park features Marvel and Cartoon Network IP, in addition to two proprietary brands, IMG Boulevard and Lost Valley – Dinosaur Adventure.

Wholly owned by the Ilyas and Mustafa Galadari Group and managed by IMG Worlds, it is said to be the world’s largest indoor theme park. In addition to roller coasters and attractions, IMG Worlds of Adventure offers 28 original food & beverage options and 25 retail outlets.

Mr. Ilyas Galadari and Mr. Mustafa Galadari, Executive Co-Chairmen and Owners of the Ilyas & Mustafa Galadari Group, said, ‘The creation of IMG Worlds of Adventure is the realization of a shared childhood dream. IMG Worlds of Adventure will set a new universal standard for a fully immersive theme park experience, further driving tourism whilst enabling the United Arab Emirates to achieve its vision of becoming the leading global leisure and entertainment destination.”


Lennard Otto, Chief Executive Officer of IMG Worlds of Adventure, said, “We expect to host over 4.5 million people in our first year of operation.”

Tickets for entry to the park can be purchased at with adult ticket prices set at AED 300 and children at AED 250.Ultimate Fast Track passes are an additional AED 195 with Fast Track 3 shots passes at AED 125. Annual passes to the park can be purchased for AED 2,495.

Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin ([email protected]) is a leading journalist, content marketing specialist and connector in the international attractions industry. She reports on design and technical design, production and project management, industry trends and company culture. From 2005-2020 she ran communications and publications for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). In 2013, she was honored with the TEA Service Award. She was development director of IMERSA and publicist for the Large Format Cinema Association, and has contributed to the publications of PLASA, IAAPA and the International Planetarium Society. Judith joined World’s Fair magazine in 1987, which introduced her to the attractions industry. She joined InPark in 2010. Judith earned a BFA from Pratt Institute. She has lived in Detroit, New York, Oakland, and now Saint Louis, where she is active in the local arts community.

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