Dubai Parks and Resorts, a unit of Dubai Holding, has announced the opening of its Hollywood-inspired theme park, Motiongate, on January 21.
The Middle East’s largest integrated theme park destination, Dubai Parks and Resorts comprises three action-packed theme parks – Motiongate Dubai, Legoland Dubai and Bollywood Parks Dubai. It also has one splash-tastic water park, Legoland Water Park, as well as amazing hotels and dining experiences.
Following the expansion, Motiongate Dubai will become home to the world’s first rollercoaster inspired by Lionsgate’s global hit action John Wick franchise and the world’s fastest single-car spinning rollercoaster inspired by the popular twists and turns of heist thriller franchise Now You See Me, both in the Lionsgate Zone.
Thrill-seekers and fans of Lionsgate’s major motion picture franchises John Wick and Now You See Me, will be able to experience the two record-breaking new rides later in January.
The launch of these two, world first rollercoasters earn Motiongate Dubai the impressive record for the most rollercoasters in a single theme park in the Middle East, said the statement from Dubai Holding Entertainment, one of the largest diversified entertainment groups in the region.
Dubai Parks and Resorts will also become home to the region’s only Legoland Hotel, offering families an all-encompassing Lego adventure, including a Legoland Theme Park, water Park and a 250-room Hotel offering fully themed rooms that can accommodate a family of five.
Dubai Holding Entertainment CEO Fernando Eiroa said the opening of the world’s first John Wick rollercoaster, the world’s fastest spinning rollercoaster and the region’s only Lego-themed hotel are an example of the breadth and diversity of entertainment experiences in Dubai.
With more than 100 thrilling family friendly rides, record-breaking attractions and roller coasters, memorable character meet and greets and captivating shows and live entertainment, Dubai Parks and Resorts offers an unforgettable experience for all ages and is where the world comes to play, he stated.
"We are confident that these new offerings will contribute to further enhancing Dubai’s competitiveness as one of the leading international tourism destinations in the world," he added.