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WhiteWater West Chosen as Primary Supplier for Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi

Richmond, Canada (April 16, 2012) — Canada’s WhiteWater West is proud to have been commissioned to supply and manufacture 12 of 14 complexes for the highly anticipated Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi. Boasting over 15 hectares adjacent to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi on Yas Island, UAE, this waterpark is set to become one of the largest and most popular waterparks in the Middle East.

Currently under construction, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi will feature the world’s first RattlerTM MEGAtubeTM waterslide. Featuring “rattles” which change shape in alignment with the different lengths of cylinders, the RattlerTM shakes riders up with a series of twists, turns and oscillations!

Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi will also deliver another world’s first with SplashQuest™, a live action video game adventure that brings waterpark technology to the next level using the patented waterproof AquaGlove™ or SplashBand™. Players activate dozens of fun water effects to score points while following clues to complete challenges as they actively explore the quest spread all over the waterpark.

Elaborate theming on many of the attractions, including two AquaPlayTM multi-level interactive play structures, will support Yas Waterworld’s celebration of Emirati culture, heritage and infrastructure. From hypnotizing snakes to lost pearls, WhiteWater’s customized attractions will be sure to capture attention and bring the adventures of the waterpark’s fictitious character, Dana, to life.

WhiteWater attractions being installed at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi include:

  • FlowBarrelTM Ten Double
  • SplashQuestTM

For more information on WhiteWater, The Waterpark Company, and its products, please visit or visit their DEAL booth #L3/7 in Dubai, March 17-19, 2012.

About WhiteWater West, The Waterpark Company

Established in 1980, WhiteWater is the global leader in waterpark design, engineering, manufacturing and installation, with more than 30 years of award-winning expertise, 4000 projects completed, 500+ employees and 16 offices worldwide. WhiteWater specializes in signature waterslides, AquaPlayTM multi-level interactive structures, wave-generating equipment, FlowRider® stationary surfing machines, Prime PlayTM active play attractions and Family Adventure Parks, and our newest innovation AquaCourse, the only interactive aquatic ropes course in the industry. Our markets include indoor and outdoor waterparks, hotels and resorts, amusement and theme parks, cruise ships, specialty markets and parks and recreational aquatic facilities.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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