wild wadi water park

wild wadi water park

Dubai is home to some amazing architecture, and it is where visions of the future are being brought into the present with ground breaking designs popping up all over the city. Perhaps most spectacular of all Dubai’s attractions though is the Wild Wadi water park, and this is why…

Dubai is hot, very hot! Temperatures between June and September soar to over 45°C, and even the sea temperature hits 40°C during this period. Add this to the fact that between May and October it would be very unusual to see a rain drop, and even during the ‘cooler’ part of the year it only sees perhaps an average of 15mm a month as an absolute maximum. This leaves you wandering where all the fresh water could possible come from, and how it keeps being replenished given the high evaporation rates!

Well, it is perhaps the most sophisticated water park ever made. Set over 12-acres of what was previously a desert, the Wild Wadi provides families and thrill seekers with an oasis in which to take refuge during the heat of the day, if your idea of a refuge is a 33m freefall reaching 50 miles per hour! The park takes the form of an Arabian Wadi, which is basically an oasis, and it follows a ‘Juha’ theme which is a character from Arabian folklore, and gives the park that true ‘Theme park’ feel which really brings it all together nicely.

If you are an adrenaline junkie like me, you’ll be pleased to note that the park features some of the tallest and fastest water rides in the world, with 24 state of the art rides tailor made for thrill seekers. These include the Jumeirah Scoria, a 33m freefall ‘slide’ mentioned earlier, the many Master Blasters which are effectively water based rollercoaster which propel you around using powerful jets, the traditional Ring Slides which are a consistent favorites amongst children and adults alike and much more besides this.

All in all it is well worth a visit, and other than the luxury of an air conditioned living area, the park provides an alternative method of relief from the sweltering heat!

Situated before Dubai’s Burj Al Arab, the astounding Wild Wadi Water Park offers in excess of 30 rides and attractions for the entire family to appreciate. The recreation center is themed around the story of Juha, an Arabian fables character. It is composed that Juha used to sail to far off grounds until the point that one day his ship toppled abandoning him and his family marooned on a charmed island where there were new water streams and wonderful waterfalls. The story proceeds to tell how Juha’s daughter Leila and youngster Ali wove palm trees together to ride on the rushing water. A little while later people of all ages went to the island to have an awesome time together, much the same as they do at Wild Wadi Water Park.

The Wipeout and Riptide Flow riders offer an astonishing surfing background. One of just four such rides on the planet, the Wipeout Fluoride was the primary surging wave to be assembled. Planned by the American surfing devotee Thomas Lochtefeld, the Wipeout shoots out in excess of seven tons of water a moment in a thin sheet over a formed froth structure. This delivers a similar wave impact which is ideal for knee-boarding and body-boarding.

Breaker’s Bay is the greatest wave pool in the Middle East. Influxes of 1.5 meters, in five unique arrangements are delivered in the pool.

wild wadi water park

Fit of rage Alley is the most recent Wild Wadi ride, joining two substantial downhill water slides and three astonishing tornadoes. A four-man tube takes the riders downhill where they enter the main tornado where they hover around in the eye of the tempest before hitting the second tornado, in the end sprinkling out into the pool.

Jumeirah Sceirah is a 33 meter speed slide where the riders venture out at up to 80kms 60 minutes.

Burj Surj is comprised of two substantial segments of downhill slides and ‘the bowl’. Up to 5 riders sit on a tube and travel downhill to the bowl where they are pushed into a two turning spirals before dropping onto the slide that takes them for a ‘sprinkle down’ in the pool.

wild wadi water park


The Master Blaster rides are a progression of powerful water streams that take riders on a sea-going exciting ride. Riders are taken off 15 meters over the ground level start in White Water Wadi or Flood River Flyer. Flying Falls, Flag Fury, Jebel Lookout, Wadi Leap, Hos ‘N’ Hurler, Falcon Fury, Rushing Rapids, Thunder Rapids, Wadi Basher, Wadi Twister, Tumble Falls and Tunnel of Doom are moreover Master Blasters. Surge River circles the Fluorides and highlights sudden surges of 100,000 liters of water which makes influxes of in excess of a meter high and sudden stream rapids. Juha’s voyage is a dazzling unwinding ride along 360 meters of sluggish stream. This ride is incredible for all the family to appreciate together as it has an exceptionally delicate current.


Breakers Bay wave pool, Juha’s Journey apathetic waterway, Juha’s Dhow and Lagoon youngsters’ play structure and Flood River are perfect for littler kids to appreciate while going to the recreation center on their vacation arrangements to Dubai. Life coats are accessible for nothing out of pocket for guests who are not sure swimmers and kids ought to be directed by a grown-up constantly.


Guests are not permitted to bring sustenance and drink into the recreation center. The recreation center offers a few diverse feasting choices including two primary eateries Julshan’s Kitchen and Sinbad’s Galley, Ali’s BBQ, Leila’s Stand for good dieting alternatives and beverages, Leila’s Oasis for tidbits and delectable new squeeze and smoothies and Shahbandar’s Cafe for speedy serve snacks.

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