ATM 2018: Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi to open in July
Destination developer Miral has announced that the Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi indoor theme park will open its doors to the public on July 25th.
When the highly-anticipated Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi opens this summer, it will feature six immersive lands including DC’s Metropolis and Gotham City, as well as Cartoon Junction, Bedrock, Dynamite Gulch and Warner Bros. Plaza.
“The launch of Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi is yet another milestone in the Emirate’s journey to further enrich its tourism offering and help establish it as one of the world’s leading tourist destinations.
“The park is another great addition to Yas Island’s immersive experiences and award-winning attractions,” said Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, chairman of Miral.
“It gives us great pride to have partnered with Warner Bros. Consumer Products to launch the world’s largest Warner Bros. branded indoor theme park right here in Abu Dhabi.
“As part of our fulfilment to Abu Dhabi’s ambition to drive increased visitors and enhance the UAE’s appeal as an international destination, we are thrilled that fans will be able to enjoy the outcome of this partnership and the massive, fun and engaging park offerings in a few months,” he continued.
The 1.65 million sq. ft. park promises to deliver guests with captivating experiences this July, bringing together some of the world’s most iconic characters and stories under one roof for the first time in the region.
Featuring a total of 29 state-of-the-art rides, interactive family-friendly attractions and unique live entertainment, as well as a variety of authentically themed dining and shopping outlets, the park’s incredibly immersive environments, unique thrill rides and fan-favourite characters will create a truly unparalleled experience for all who visit.
“We have worked tirelessly with our partners at Miral to faithfully bring iconic franchises such as DC Entertainment, Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera to life in a truly immersive and authentic environment,” said Pam Lifford, president, Warner Bros. Consumer Products.
“Delivering experiences and products that continue our brands’ storytelling and excite and engage fans is our primary goal, and we look forward to sharing this world-renowned attraction with them this summer.”
When guests step through the iconic Warner Bros. shield, they will enter a world where superheroes like Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman fight for justice and animated stars like Bugs Bunny, Wile E. Coyote and Scooby-Doo come to life.
Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi will complement Yas Island’s destination offering of entertainment and leisure, which today, includes iconic attractions such as Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi, Yas Marina Circuit - home of the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Yas Mall, as well as a wide variety of world-class entertainment venues, restaurants and hotels.