Wild Wadi Waterpark is a water theme park located in the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) that covers an area of 12 acres and comprises of 24 adrenaline- pumping state-of-the-art rides and slides.
Wild Wadi is located on located in the rural area of Dubai, known as Jumairah, along the Jumeirah Beach Road. It is situated next to the Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Burj Al Arab hotel, approximately a 20 minutes drive from the center of city.
This water park was designed like an Arabian wadi (oasis) with characteristics from Arabian folklore and has rides and attractions, many of which interconnect. Once you enter the Wild Wadi water theme park, you will be given access to all the water rides, as well as the use of rubber rings, lifejackets and body boards. The water park has 90 lifeguards on duty, keeping you safe while you are having fun. Wild Wadi’s variety of rides suit kids of all ages, make it a favourite water sports area in Dubai.
The Rides at Wild Wadi
Jumeirah Sceirah – This ride is the tallest and fastest free-fall water slide outside of North America. Rising to 33 meters (108 feet) and thrusting riders up to 80 KMs per hour, make it a great experience for thrill-seekers.
Master Blaster – With 8 Master Blaster slides in Wild Wadi that are described as uphill water roller coasters, where riders can sit on either a single or double ring, which are propelled uphill by high-powered water jets.
Ring Rides – Wild Wadi Dubai contains 7 Ring Rides that are described as downhill gravity slides, where riders sit in either a single or double ring sliding down fast to the bottom of the slide.
Other Rides – The other rides in Wild Wadi Dubai, include Flow Riders, Juha’s Journey, Breaker’s Bay, Juha’s Dhow and Lagoon, Wadi Wash, and Flood River Flyer.
The Dubai Wild Wadi Waterpark opens daily at 11am, but has different closing hours throughout the year. In January, February, November and December it closes at 6pm, while in March, April, May, September and October it closes at 7pm. During the summer months (June, July and August), Wild Wadi closes at 9pm and Thursday is an women’s only day.
The pricing of tickets at Wild Wadi Dubai are Dhs. 150 (US$ 41) for everyone above 1.1 meters (3.6 feet), while those under 1.1 meters will be charged Dhs. 125 (US$ 34). Pick-up and drop-off services are available for people staying in Dubai for a fee of Dhs. 15 (US$ 4.25) per person, with a minimum order of 2 guests.
In addition to the entrance fee, a Dhs. 20 (US$ 5.50) charge is applicable for renting a towel or a locker. For individuals staying either at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel or Burj Al Arab, you will have free access to the Wild Wadi Water Park. The cost of a 500ml bottle of water at the Wild Wadi Water Park is Dhs. 7 (US$ 2).